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Innovation, best practices, and strategies on how to modernize your supply chain for a strategic advantage are just a few of the things you will learn at Modern Supply Chain Experience, presented by Oracle, taking place February 13–15, 2017, at the San Jose Convention Center.
Designed specifically for business leaders who are responsible for end-to-end supply chain solutions and for supply chain professionals who have a focused supply chain expertise, this is the place to get expert advice from industry leaders, network with your peers, and hear from customers who have either made or are making the transition to the cloud.
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Baseball’s “Iron Man,” Cal Ripken, Jr. broke several professional baseball records during his 21 seasons, but none is as sacred as his consecutive-games-played record. Shattering Lou Gehrig’s streak of 2,131 games by more than 500, Ripken displayed perseverance, endurance, and an everyday work ethic that endeared him to fans, transformed him into a national icon — and some argue, even saved baseball at its darkest moment.
Founded in 2001, Ripken Baseball aims to inspire athletes through remarkable experiences. Ripken Baseball currently owns multiple Minor League Baseball teams and hosts numerous youth tournaments, camps and clinics at The Ripken Experience baseball complexes in Aberdeen, Maryland and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
In 2011, Ripken was named as a special envoy for the U.S. State Department, promoting teamwork and cross-cultural communication to Japan. Working with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to fulfill her mission of diplomacy and unity through sports, Ripken has among his responsibilities visiting tsunami- and earthquake-ravaged towns and running baseball camps.
Ripken is the author of numerous books on sports and parenting, and he is currently writing a children book series with ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd. Ripken’s autobiography The Only Way I Know is a New York Times bestseller.
An inspirational speaker, Cal Ripken, Jr. is the personification of leadership, commitment, and excellence. In a warm and witty presentation filled with stories from his illustrious career, he shows how these keys to success apply to the business world as well as to the baseball field. From his own philanthropy with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and his dedication to helping children around the country through the Boys & Girls Clubs and the charity NikeGo, Ripken showcases how individuals can give back and create new opportunities for others. One of the most popular athletes of his generation, Cal Ripken, Jr.’s example inspires audience members of all ages to achieve their own brand of success.
Supply Chain Thought Leader
John Gattorna, stands at the forefront of supply chain ‘thought leadership’ in the world today, and his work has influenced many of today’s leading multi-national corporations. He has made it his passion in life to stay at the cutting edge of supply chain design, and his last three books are testament to that, the most recent being Dynamic Supply Chains; how to design, build and manage people-centric value networks, 3rd edn., FT Prentice Hall, Harlow, 2015.
His advanced methodologies offer a way of dealing with the ‘new normal’ operating environment, characterized by volatility, and yet more volatility, with no respite in sight. John’s work has taken on a ‘whole-of-enterprise’ feel and scope, because he steadfastly believes that you can only transform enterprise supply chains if you transform the entire enterprise, hence his multi-disciplinary approach to supply chain design, from ‘outside-in’, using ‘design thinking’ principles.
John is Executive Chairman of Gattorna Alignment, a Sydney-based Firm specialising in supply chain ‘thought leadership’, and Adjunct Professor at UTS Business School, Sydney, Australia. His personal website is: www.johngattorna.com
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations
Karl Braitberg is Senior Vice President of Oracle's Worldwide Operations. Karl joined Oracle in 2016 and is responsible for the end to end supply chain operations for the company. Prior to Oracle, Karl spent ten years at Cisco in a variety of executive level supply chain and operational roles spanning Customer Service, Planning, Customer fulfillment, Supply chain transformation, Strategic sourcing/direct procurement, and Cloud infrastructure operations.
Karl is recognized as one of the industry’s most successful and well-respected operational leaders. He is passionate about finding new and innovative ways to increase organizational and supply chain performance. In addition, Karl is known for; valuing open communication, business transparency, employee empowerment, strong leadership, and his ability to grow and retain top talent.
Karl was named by Supply Chain Executive Magazine to the “Pros to Know” list and has been cited in numerous publications, including Supply Chain Management Review, ComputerWorld, and InfoWorld.
Karl has also held executive positions at Palm Inc., Converge, and LSI Logic. Karl holds a Master of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University.
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Applications Development
Rick Jewell is senior vice president of Oracle Applications development. Jewell has been with Oracle since 1989 and has overall responsibility for Oracle's supply chain management applications. In addition, his responsibilities include Oracle's recent acquisitions in supply chain, specifically the transportation management, demand planning, advanced planning and scheduling, and product lifecycle management products.
Prior to Oracle, Jewell spent nine years with a large global systems integrator and he also served as CIO for a Bay Area-based medical-device manufacturing company. Jewell is a graduate of Stanford University, where he received a BA in economics and an MS in industrial engineering.
3 Days | 2,800 Attendees | 7 Focused Solution Areas | 150+ Sessions | 60 Partners
Choose from more than 150 sessions offering strategic insights, best practices, and innovative discussions in every aspect of supply chain management:
Learn from experts on how to gain strategic advantage with an end-to-end supply chain and how to connect and collaborate better across business functions and with trading partners.
Network with maintenance customers and experts and be the first to learn about Oracle’s highly anticipated Oracle Maintenance Cloud solution as well as Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Asset Management Solution solutions.
Get the latest updates on Oracle Procurement solutions, customer experiences, and partner solutions covering Oracle Procurement Cloud and Oracle E-Business Suite solutions.
Hear from customers and experts on how they are building transformative product value chains that rapidly innovate, develop, and commercialize for more-profitable products and services.