Events

Digital Supply Chain Executive Leadership Forum – Zurich

Event Summary

The Digital Supply Chain Institute (DSCI) hosted The Digital Supply Chain Executive Leadership Forum in Zurich with an executive dinner on June 28, 2017, and an all-day session on June 29, 2017.

The Forum reviewed CGE’s research with the aim of helping attendees transform their supply chains and businesses. Enterprise supply chain transformation from traditional to digital could be the most important transition for companies over the next five years. CGE’s research suggests that improved enterprise Digital Supply Chains can lead to a 10% increase in revenue, 20% reduction of procurement costs, and a 50% reduction in supply chain costs.

The Forum created a valuable opportunity for business leaders to actively engage with supply chain executives from Europe and around the world. The Forum addressed the most pressing supply chain management opportunities and challenges leaders’ are facing in the global digital economy. The overall theme was the “Frontside Flip”: how to turn the supply chain focus towards the customer and towards revenue growth. Two topics were the subject of collaborative work sessions where we share the research and collect your views:

  • Digital supply chain performance metrics/scorecards
  • Blockchain and the digital supply chain

Speakers

Samuel Palmisano

Samuel Palmisano
Chairman
The Center for Global Enterprise
Speaker

George Bailey

George Bailey
Managing Director
Digital Supply Chain Institute
Speaker

Christopher G. Caine

Christopher G. Caine
President
The Center for Global Enterprise
Speaker

Craig Moss

Craig Moss
Director, DSCI and COO, CREATE.org
The Center for Global Enterprise
Speaker

Martin Hill

Martin Hill
Senior BI Consultant
SAP
Panelist

Christopher Kayatz

Christopher Kayatz
VP Business Development Procurement Outsourcing and Services
Chain IQ
Panelist

Hans Ulrich Maerki

Hans Ulrich Maerki
Board Member
Mettler-Toledo International
Speaker

Reto Matter

Reto Matter
SVP Data Services & Analytics
Li & Fung
Panelist

Markus Rosemann

Markus Rosemann
VP Digital Logistics & Digital Supply
SAP
Facilitator

Luciano Sieber

Luciano Sieber
Director of European Supply Chain
Colgate-Palmolive
Facilitator

Sponsors

  • Chain Iq Logo
  • Sap Logo
  • Zte Logo
  • Li And Fung Logo