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Business Network Innovation with Game Changers, presented by SAP

Business Network Innovation with Game Changers, presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific

April 19th 2016:Your New Power Team: Procurement, Finance and IT

The buzz: Three’s company. Calling all CPOs and CFOs! Your procurement and finance teams may be collaborating on a joint business case for source-to-pay, but truly transforming the business in this Digital Economy requires a third partner: IT. Why? Given today’s pervasive disruptive tech innovations, it takes a triple-threat power team to achieve sustained business success – leveraging synergies to streamline the source-to-pay process, simplify supply chain connectivity, and drive ecosystem innovation. Is your company there yet? The experts speak. Rich Lazzara, CA Technologies: “Unity is s

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Rich Lazzara

Rich Lazzara is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the key functional areas of Procurement, Vendor Management, Supply Chain, Travel, and Mobile Solution Delivery within CA Technologies. Rich has created and executed the CA IT Innovation Roadmap to set a clear direction for creating process efficiencies and improving the user experience by integrating existing on-premise applications with new cloud, mobile and HTML5 solutions. This has included the successful integration of Ariba APC/PO automation globally and the Ariba Invoice Pro solution for North America with CA Technologies’ existing back-end ECC and SRM systems. The global implementation of the Ariba Upstream Sol
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Emily Rakowski

Emily Rakowski is Global Vice President of Audience Marketing and Demand Generation at SAP Ariba. In this role, she drives demand and market awareness for procurement, finance and business networks solutions to promote customer value and ensure business growth. Emily brings over 20 years of experience in high tech marketing and consulting to SAP. She joined the company in 2006 from Ariba, where she was head of marketing for the sourcing and contract management solutions. Emily has also spent time at eBreviate, Creative Good (a customer experience consultancy), and A.T. Kearney where she managed strategic sourcing, ERP selection and implementation, and strategic marketing engagements for
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John Thompson

John Thompson, Sr. Director, Value Realization, SAP Ariba, has 20 years of experience leading Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Operations, and Process/Technology transformations across multiple Fortune 500 companies. In 2015, he joined SAP Ariba to build a Value Realization Team that is helping lead SAP Ariba customers to achieve best practice and value realized in their source to pay transformation. Prior to joining SAP Ariba, John was the SVP and Head of Strategic Sourcing at SunTrust Banks, Inc., where he led the transformation of the Source to Pay strategy. Formerly, John held leadership positions at The Home Depot, Beazer Homes, and Wells Fargo Bank.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2439/business-network-innovation-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Business Network Innovation with Game Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2439/business-network-innovation-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: Three’s company. Calling all CPOs and CFOs! Your procurement and finance teams may be collaborating on a joint business case for source-to-pay, but truly transforming the business in this Digital Economy requires a third partner: IT. Why? Given today’s pervasive disruptive tech innovations, it takes a triple-threat power team to achieve sustained business success – leveraging synergies to streamline the source-to-pay process, simplify supply chain connectivity, and drive ecosystem innovation. Is your company there yet? The experts speak. Rich Lazzara, CA Technologies: “Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved” (Mattie Stepanek). Emily Rakowski, SAP Ariba: “You can always tell when the groove is working or not” (Prince). John Thompson, SAP Ariba: “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply” (Stephen R. Covey). Join us for Your New Power Team: Procurement, Finance and IT. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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