15th Annual TCU Supply Chain Conference
The Intelligent Supply Chain
April 11-12, 2017

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

   
Camerinelli Enrico Enrico Camerinelli 
Wholesale Banking Senior Analyst, Aite Group
Vice President, CSCMP Italy

Camerinelli’s research focuses on transaction banking, trade finance, supply chain finance and Blockchain. Before joining Aite he was an independent analyst and advisor for Celent and the Supply Chain Council. He previously was vice president and research leader at Meta Group’s Italian branch and senior marketing consultant at J.D. Edwards.

He serves as vice president of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Italy and Italian Switzerland, board member for the World Trade Symposium, and advisor to the International Finance Corporation-World Bank and the United Nations Centre for Electronic Commerce and Trade Facilitation.

Camerinelli collaborates as consulting editor for Finance Director Europe, The Paypers and Gtnews, and has been featured in Financial Times and American Banker. He is the author of Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain.

Camerinelli earned a degree in engineering from the Università della Sapienza in Rome. 
   
Davis Matt Matt Davis
Managing Vice President
SCM World, A Gartner Community

Davis directs the customer centricity, digitization, omnichannel and sustainability research streams for SCM World. He also leads research coverage on right brain supply chain and digital supply chain, specializing in beyond-the-horizon supply chain thinking. He facilitates accelerated learning of the foundational and cutting-edge best practices in supply chain by combining insights from the more than 20,000 practitioners in the SCM World community with in-depth quantitative and qualitative research.

Previously, Davis was research director at Gartner and lead analyst for supply chain strategy, digital innovation and segmentation. He also designed and implemented supply chain strategy in several cross-functional roles at Dell, including logistics, demand management, sales operations and customer service.

Davis a Six Sigma black belt, a lean change agent and SCOR model expert. As a board member for the Supply Chain Council he helped drive SCOR strategy and development. He serves as a faculty affiliate at Pennsylvania State University. He earned a supply chain degree from Penn State and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. 

   

SPEAKERS

Amaha Ben

Ben Amaha
Worldwide Executive, Hybrid Cloud Products
IBM

Amaba’s expertise is in executive management, strategic planning, operations and engineering. He is responsible for health care, manufacturing, energy, petroleum, chemical, nuclear, government and logistics industries. He holds a copyright for Process Activity Flow Framework®, the foundation for IBM’s Business Driven Development for requirements, design, architecture, simulation and application development techniques. He holds a PhD degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering, is a registered and licensed professional engineer, and is certified in APICS, LEED and by MIT in corporate strategy.

   
Bridges Kerry

Kerry Bridges
Senior Director of Supplier Food Safety
Walmart

Bridges oversees food safety oversight for WalMart Neighborhood Markets and Sam’s Club food suppliers. She researches and assesses new and emerging issues for Walmart Private Brand food items, including regulatory compliance issues. She previously was director for one of the largest produce-related GFSI recognized schemes. She is past president of the International Association for the Southern California Affiliate of Food Protection and a current board member for the Global Food Safety Initiative. She holds a BS in food science from California Polytechnic University.

   
Hill JP JP Hill III
Cyber Security Executive
Secutor Consulting

Hill has more than 25 years of experience in informational technology with a specialization in improving business profitability. He has an outstanding knowledge of cloud security, continuity planning, vulnerability assessment, monitoring, risk management, incident response, managed security services and compliance audits. He serves as president of the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of (ISC)2. He holds an MS in informational assurance from Capital Technology University.

   
Hudspeth Brent

Brent Hudspeth
Vice President Transportation Management
Transplace

Hudspeth has 25 years of supply chain and transportation industry experience in executive and consulting roles. He steers Transplace’s programs for manufacturing, retail and distribution companies that use the Transplace TMS, managed transportation, logistics engineering, brokerage and related services. Previously he held executive roles in both logistics services and consulting with AT Kearney, Coca-Cola and NextJet. Hudspeth has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Journal of Commerce and Supply and Demand Chain Executive. He is a two-time president of the Dallas-Ft. Worth CSCMP Roundtable. He holds a MBA from Stanford University.

   
Kortright Enrique Enrique Kortright
Senior Academic Program Manager

IBM Analytics

Kortright is experienced in cloud computing, big data, data science, the Internet of Things, eCommerce and computer science. He is an open group distinguished certified architect and IBM senior certified IT architect. He was a chief scientist/engineer in the DoD’s integrated HR program, and professor and head of computer science at Nicholls State University and Tecnológico de Monterrey. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Louisiana Lafayette. 

   
Leatherman Brett Brett Leatherman
Assistant Section Chief
FBI Cyber Division

Leatherman manages FBI outreach to private sector agencies, other government agencies and critical infrastructure for both national security and criminal-based cyber threats. Previously he was a Supervisory Special Agent in an FBI cyber national security unit overseeing investigation and intelligence related to nation state actors targeting U.S. companies and interests using sophisticated cyber network exploitation tools. Leatherman has worked extensively with U.S. Intelligence Community partners, private sector agencies, and international law enforcement and intelligence partners to mitigate sophisticated cyber threats targeting the United States.

   
Magie Gaya Gaya Magie
Global Academic Initiatives Lead
IBM Watson Internet of Things

Magie collaborates with educational institutions to build IoT skills leveraging IBM resources and platforms. She has more than 18 years of industry experience across various aspects of the business, including development, support, channels and sales. She holds a master’s degree in computer and electrical engineering from West Virginia University, an MBA in global management from the University of Phoenix and a certificate in advanced project management from Stanford University.

   
McKernan Joe Joe McKernan
Senior Security Architect
IBM

McKernan’s expertise includes managing complex projects and developing, administering and implementing compliance and security solutions. He serves as sector chief for the InfraGard National Members Alliance. He previously managed global services for IT computing, governance and security solutions for Verizon. He specializes in CISSP, CISA, COBIT and ITIL. His career spans information security, information systems, telecommunications and financial services.

   
Meeker Oliver Oliver Meeker
Blockchain Business Development
IBM

Meeker works within the Global Industry Platforms unit for IBM, focused on Blockchain Business Development. Previously he led acceleration activities for Watson Ecosystem partners and expansion efforts into new markets such as the Netherlands. Prior to joining IBM Watson, Meeker was a senior investment analyst with Vietnam Investments Group, where he was lead analyst on the firm’s first control deal of a glucosamine manufacturing company and was responsible for bringing Dairy Queen to Vietnam. He holds a BA from Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

   
Mohr Mike Mike S. Mohr
Assoc. Director, Business Performance Improvement – Supply Chain
Proviti

Mohr is an accomplished supply chain professional with more than 15 years of experience in supply chain transformations, leading complex cost reduction and business process optimization projects across a number of industries, including manufacturing, government, media, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and utilities. He brings proactive, dynamic solutions to difficult or high-pressure situations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Illinois State University.

   
Rodysill Jade Jade Rodysill
Principal
Ernst & Young

Rodysill has diverse experience in value chain and operating model assessment, strategy, design, implementation, management, commercial excellence, and people and engagement management for more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. His expertise covers value chain, fulfillment/logistics, planning, customer service, Lean Six Sigma, procurement and sourcing. He previously was senior director at Accenture. He holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania.

   
Sanders Nada Nada Sanders
Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management
D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University

Sanders is an internationally recognized thought leader and expert in forecasting and supply chain management. She is author of Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management, Foundations of Sustainable Business and Supply Chain Management: A Global Perspective, 2nd edition. She is highly published in leading scholarly journals. She is a fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute and served on the boards of the International Institute of Forecasters, DSI and the Production Operations Management Society. She was co-founder and associate editor of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting. She holds a PhD from Ohio State University.

   
Steenland Jonathan

Jonathan Steenland
Principal of CISO Services
Zyston

Steenland co-leads Zyston’s CISO advisory and consulting services. He previously was chief information security officer at Fujitsu, developing strategic security programs for 500 companies and 170,000 employees across 100 countries. As Fujitsu’s first chief security officer in the Americas, he developed Security Resource Planning, Enterprise Security Intelligence and the Advanced Security Innovation Center. Steenland serves as EVP of the North Texas chapter of InfraGard, an FBI-sponsored public-private partnership dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States. He previously worked for the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Army.

   
Sterneckert Kevin Kevin Sterneckert
Global Vice President Innovation Strategy
JDA Software

Sterneckert drives JDA’s innovation efforts working with key customers and partners. With more than 25 years of experience, he brings a keen understanding of the challenges facing global supply chains and the solutions that drive profitable growth. Prior to JDA, he led marketing for Predictix and OrderDynamics, and served as research vice president at Gartner where he advised leading companies around the globe and oversaw analysis of hundreds of supply chain software solutions each year. He also served as senior director of global product strategy at Oracle Retail and vice president of retail for DemandTec.