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Martin Ertl

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Martin Ertl is the founder and CEO of Contractually, the pioneer in cloud contract workflow automation. Martin previously co­founded Navarik and practised law at Davis LLP, a national law firm. His adventurous streak takes him backpacking in Central America to all the best brunches in Vancouver and everything in between. Readers may contact Martin at martin@contractual.ly

Chanderkanth Gautham

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Chanderkanth Gautam is a Domain Lead at Beroe Inc, where he manages a six-member specialist team of researchers dedicated to the medical devices and diagnostics sector. Chanderkanth is a recognized speaker and thought leader in the medical devices industry, with his industry newsletter having more than 20,000 subscribers. His focus area is supply chain intelligence, where he overlooks various procurement intelligence centered reports for Fortune 500 clients. He has also structured various sourcing intelligence processes for quick outputs around supply and demand market.Reach him @CK_MDTrends.

Beroe is the premier global provider of customized procurement services specializing in market intelligence, supply chain risk management and sustainable procurement to more than 170 Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations. With more than 425 dedicated procurement specialists across 67 domains, across nine industries, Beroe proactively invests in knowledge assets to build valuable, real-time procurement insight. For more information, visit www.beroeinc.com

Ana Sofia Gomez

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Ana Sofia Gomez has more than nine years of professional experience focused on strategic sourcing and procurement in diverse categories such as telecom, mobile communications, IT, general and professional services, MRO services and logistics in different types of industries including banking, telecommunications and CPG companies. Gomez has delivered strong savings on strategic sourcing categories across Latin America geography, covering spend analysis, supply market analysis, RFP development and execution, supplier evaluation, negotiations strategy and contract management.

Heather Grossmuller

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Heather Grossmuller is a Marketing Manager at Source One Management Services, LLC, a Philadelphia Business Journal “People on the Move” Recognition Recipient, an advisory board representative of La Salle University’s Association of Women MBAs, and all-around marketing enthusiast. As Marketing Manager, she oversees Source One’s efforts in internal/external communications ranging from social media management to recruitment.

John Haber

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John Haber, Found and CEO at Spend Management Experts, launched Spend Management Experts in 2011 in order to provide retailers, manufacturers and suppliers with technology and services to help keep shipping costs in line. For the previous five years, John was the founder and executive vice president of the transportation division at spend management consulting service NPI Financial, where he also oversaw the development of NPI's proprietary logistics software and analytical tools. 

Ken Hartman

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Ken Hartman is an accomplished Procurement Manager with hands-on experience sourcing many indirect products and services. He's developed procurement organizations and implemented enabling technologies across a variety of industries. 

Viet Ho

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Viet Ho is the Chief Procurement Officer at Russell Investments, a global financial services firm. His team manages approximately $1 billion in spend. Viet has over 16 years of experience in Procurement and Supply Chain at major corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, Procurian/ICG Commerce, A.T. Kearney and PwC. He has built multiple procurement organizations at Fortune 500 companies with addressable spend between $900M - $1.5B. In addition to his CPO role, Viet is also the Head of Corporate Transformation at Russell.

Viet has BA and MA in Mathematics with Honors from Oxford University and an MBA with Distinction from Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business. Viet is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) He is a subject matter expert and thought leader in outsourcing best practices in Vietnam. He managed offshore programs at Russell Investment and JPMorgan Chase. Viet received the ProcureCon and My Purchasing Center 2015 Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories (EPIC) Individual Award. 

Viet is the author of the blog Offshore Vietnam, discussions and resources on outsourcing to Vietnam. 

John Hutchinson

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John Hutchinson is Head of Corporate Development for Vora Ventures. Formerly CEO at Vinimaya, his wealth of procurement industry expertise includes leadership roles as a Managing Director for Huron Consulting Group, within practice lines in the areas of strategic procurement, strategic sourcing, and e-Procurement. Hutchinson holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame. You can follow him on twitter @Hutch_John.

 

Charles Intrieri

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Charles (Chuck) Intrieri, Management Consultant at Charles M. Intrieri Consulting, is a highly experienced and credentialed Supply Chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) International Purchasing/Importing, Requests for Quotation (RFQ) generation, Inventory Management and Logistics, Warehousing, strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract negotiations, truckling: TL/LTL/TMS/pooling/consolidation and reviews, and Purchasing operations. He is a motivational team builder with a history of conducting significant organizational transformation and achieving important operational successes at the local, regional and global level.