Wholesale Distribution 2019: The Intelligent Enterprise

January 10, 2019
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “The Wholesale Distribution industry is at an inflection point of rapidly changing business fundamentals” (Deloitte). The future is becoming clear for Wholesale Distributors: revenue will come from customer-specific solutions that transform their business and help their customers to differentiate in the marketplace. How to achieve this? Provide value-added services, smart technologies, and automation – all geared to support real-time custom responses, proactively engage customer loyalty and re-focus employees on high-value tasks. The experts speak. Sebastian Valencia, Clarkston Consulting: “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds” (Bob Marley). Steve Okun, N-Spro: “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves” (Thomas Edison). Magnus Meier, SAP: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, now where it has been” (Wayne Gretzky). Join us for Wholesale Distribution 2019: The Intelligent Enterprise.

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Competition, consumer engagement and operational effectiveness are fundamentally changing at an accelerated pace in Consumer Industries. New competitors are redefining the landscape and consumers expect exceptional brand experiences, every time, via agile process that balance consumer needs with a company’s cost-to-serve. Personalized consumer experiences are paramount: they must be relevant, simple, seamless and secure. Retail, Wholesale Distribution, Life Sciences and Consumer Products companies must run, grow, connect, and transform in a digital world to engage customers and patients across their journey.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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