Fresh Ideas and Growth in a Digital Economy with Chicken Farmers of Ontario

October 7, 2016
Hosted by David Trites

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The chicken industry is an important contributor to the economic health of Ontario, Canada. Chicken Farmers of Ontario -CFO- represents more than 1,100 family run farms that collectively ensure Ontario consumers enjoy a reliable supply of safe, healthy, high quality, Ontario-grown chicken. Listen to John Um talk chickens in the digital economy with host, David Trites on this episode of SAP Talks.



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David Trites

David Trites

David Trites is a Director of Marketing at SAP. As a content marketer he writes about current business and industry trends and the impact technology has on companies of all sizes. He has 20 years of enterprise software experience and deep roots in large-scale SAP implementations. Prior to SAP, he was an SAP implementation consultant at Deloitte and an ERP strategy consultant at Gartner. His experience as an SAP customer, consultant, strategist, and marketer gives him a well-rounded understanding of the enterprise software market and a unique perspective to storytelling.

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