LEADERS IN SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS PODCAST
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We want to connect you with global experts, thought leaders and executives in all things supply chain. We talk about Supply Chain and Logistics leading-edge technologies, leadership stories, and personal success habits.
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Chris is the CEO & Co-Founder of what3words – a global address system which names every 3m square in the world with a unique 3-word address. Some of their backers include Intel, Mercedes (Daimler), Sony, Deutsche Bahn, SAIC Motor Corp, Aramex, Horizons Ventures, & Alpine Electronics. Daimler acquired a 10 percent stake in the London startup last year and built it into the navigation systems of its newest A-Class and B-Class cars and Sprinter commercial vehicles.
Joel is the CEO & Co-Founder of Alloy. Alloy’s platform aggregates and analyzes information from all sources in the supply chain, providing insight and visibility into consumer demand. They can tell you what, when and how much stock you need – so you don’t have to guess. They joined companies like Google, IBM, Microsoft, and SAP in being named a best-in-class provider in Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Magazine’s 19th annual awards as a top 10 vendor for both the Artificial Intelligence and Supply Chain Planning business functions.
Inna Kuznetsova is President and Chief Operating Officer of INTTRA, leading sales, service delivery, marketing, strategic alliances, product management, IT infrastructure and software development. Before joining INTTRA in early 2015 Inna was the Chief Commercial Officer at CEVA Logistics and prior to that spent 19 years at IBM, where in her last role she was the Vice-President, Marketing & Sales Enablement for IBM Systems Software.
Richard White founded software company WiseTech Global in 1994 to help logistics companies manage goods and information across supply chains. WiseTech Global is an innovative global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the international and domestic logistics industries. Since the company went public in 2016, WiseTech’s shares have soared more than five-fold, due to strong growth in revenue and acquisitions worldwide.
Keith is an associate professor at the NUS School of Computing, where he has two mandates: teaching and consulting. He has a passion for engaging and inspiring students to achieve more. He teaches Supply Chain Visualization, and Purchasing and Materials Management and connects students with companies at all levels to bring the theory to life in the business world.
Flexe offers on-demand warehousing through an AirBnB-like network. They currently have more than 1000 warehouses connected by a single software platform. Unlike traditional solutions, FLEXE makes warehousing available on-demand and uses software to streamline the entire process. They have raised more than 20 million dollars, have consistently tripled in size every year in the past 3 years, and were awarded 18th overall on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 companies.
DHL Consulting is the independent strategic supply chain and management consultancy of Deutsche Post DHL Group, employing 150 consultants all over the world. Sabine has been dedicated to the logistics sector for close to two decades. After she joined Deutsche Post DHL she took several roles as Consultant, Project Manager, Associate Partner, after that in 2003 she was appointed SVP Head of the Corporate Organization. Starting with 2010 CEO DHL Consulting. Together with her team at DHL Consulting, they passionately guide global logistics executives to effectively tackle and overcome supply chain challenges.
Sanne joined Flexport in 2014, soon after the company’s start. As COO, he is responsible for operations, procurement, and carrier relations across all modes of transportation. Before Flexport, he was at Boston Consulting Group, the global management consulting firm, leading customer relations in logistics and supply chain practice, working across worldwide assignments. He also sits on the advisory board of PortXL, which is the accelerator of the Port of Rotterdam.
Today I am happy to have with us Zvi Schreiber CEO at Freightos. Freightos is an online freight marketplace and SaaS software to usher the logistics industry into the digital era, making global shipping faster, more cost-effective and smoother. Simply put, like Expedia or Kayak for the shipping industry. With Investors including GE Ventures and the Singapore Exchange they raised $94.4 million. And currently have around 200 employees and six offices across the United States, Asia and the Middle East.