October 17

Procurement Strategy and Agility in the Age of Exponential Change
Jeff Colket, Director of Enterprise Sales
Rizwan Malik, Director of Value Engineering


We live in exponential times - pace of business change accelerating faster than any other time in history.

Think About: 

-How does procurement stay agile in an increasingly chaotic world? 

-What will procurement look like / function like in five years - increasingly strategic? 

-What is a platform and why does it matter to Procurement? 

-How will Artificial Intelligence affect my job?
Jeff Colket

Over 20 years in the B2B
software industry, from
software engineer to
virtually every role in
implementation, consulting,
account management and sales.
In addition to Tradeshfit, Kofax,
Readsoft, Perceptive, Brainware,
and 170 systems.

Rizwan Malik 

His team is responsible for
determining the tangible value
derived from B2B solutions,
including e-procurement.
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