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Procurement Influencer  // Posts tagged as "Procurement Influencer"

Procurement Influencer Series: Tom Beaty, CEO of Insight Sourcing Group & SpendHQ – Part I

Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of an interview by Andrew Bartolini with Tom Beaty, CEO of Insight Sourcing Group & SpendHQ. Some of the questions have been edited for brevity and clarity. Andrew Bartolini: Tom, please tell us a bit of your background and how the companies that you’ve formed and now lead have come about? Tom Beaty:...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Anu Gardiner of DocuSign

Anu Gardiner is a procurement and supply chain professional with more than 15 years of experience working in enterprises of all shapes and sizes, serving the technology and healthcare sectors. Currently, she runs global procurement at DocuSign, a late-stage Saas startup that has a presence in multiple countries. Previously, Anu was responsible for technology procurement...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Patrick Stakenas of Selectica

[Editor's note: Ardent Partners' Procurement Influencer Series continues today with a conversation between Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer of Ardent, and Patrick Stakenas, President and CEO of Selectica. Together, the two industry veterans have more than 40 years of combined experience in procurement and supply management, and we're pleased to present this Q&A from a...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Rick Hughes of GEP – Part II

In the procurement and supply management world, Rick Hughes is a seasoned veteran with more than thirty years of service and accomplishments under his belt working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands. He has seen the rise of globalization, the push to outsource, and the need to innovate and collaborate inside and outside of...

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ISM at 100: A Conversation with Tom Derry

Last week, I had the pleasure to meet with Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), at its 100 thannual conference in Phoenix, Arizona (Matt York, our editor, sat in and helped capture the highlights and write this article). Being a milestone year for ISM, the mood was relaxed and upbeat on the morning that I...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Gregory Mark of Hubwoo

As CEO of Hubwoo, Gregory Mark has witnessed the evolution of procurement technologies from the dot com bubble and burst to e-invoicing and e-procurement to spend analytics and the cloud. Mark began his career in the industry fifteen years ago at Commerce One, where as Vice President, he ran CommerceOne.net, as well as the Marketplace Management Group,...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Roy Anderson from MetaProcure

Some of the best analysis of the state of procurement and its future comes from leaders who have experienced it from the inside as a Chief Procurement Officer or procurement leader and from the outside as an advisor to CPOs and procurement leaders, guiding them towards the future of the business. Roy Anderson is one such...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Richard Waugh of Zycus

In the procurement and supply management spaces, Richard Waugh is a seasoned veteran with more than thirty years of experience in B2B, eCommerce, and Sourcing technology development and innovation. Richard began his career at General Electric, where over the course of 16 years, he helped to develop early business networks and B2B eCommerce platforms. Since leaving...

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Procurement Influencer Series: Tim Minahan of SAP Talks About What’s Next for Procurement

I first heard of Tim Minahan, Chief Marketing Officer, SAP Cloud and Line of Businesswhen his job description literally included the term “procurement influencer” in his role as Chief Service Officer and SVP, Global Supply Research at the Aberdeen Group. For many years Tim was our industry’s leading analyst and advisor on supply management and technology...

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