FEBRUARY 27TH | 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

7:30 AM    Registration & Networking Breakfast |  Main

8:20 AM    Welcome to Spark  |  Main

Stan Garber | President, Scout RFP

8:30 AM    Ignite Change Across the Enterprise: Keynote with Alex Yakubovich and Guests  |  Main

Alex Yakubovich - CEO, Scout RFP
Greg Tennyson - CPO, VSP Global
Neil Aronson - Head of Global Strategic Sourcing, UBER

9:25 AM    The Power of Product: How Innovation Behind the Scenes Drives a Seamless Customer Experience |  Main

Chris Crane - VP Product, Scout RFP
Shane Hetrick - Product Manager, Scout RFP
Sandra Tedt - Product Manager, Scout RFP

10:15 AM    Refreshment Break

10:30 AM    Sourcing, Reimagined: Smucker's Sourcing Revolution

Jason Barr Director, Indirect Purchasing, The J.M. Smucker Company

11:00 AM    A Blueprint of Success: Why It May Be Time to Take Your 90-Day Plan Back to the Drawing Board

11:45 AM    Architecting Collaboration: How Owens Corning Built a Global Sourcing Powerhouse

Gregg Focht - Global Indirect Sourcing Operations Leader, Owens Corning
Interviewed by: Michaela Dempsey - Sr. Director of Marketing, Scout RFP

12:30 PM   Networking Lunch  |  Rooftop

1:40 PM     Transforming the World of Sourcing | Main 

Andrew Durlak - VP of Opertations, Scout RFP

2:00 PM     Keynote with Angela Herrin of Harvard Business Review | Main

3:00 PM     A to Z Sourcing Excellence: Insights from Adobe, Laureate, and Zebra Technologies | Main

Antonio Humphreys - Sr. Manager, Global Procure to Pay, Adobe
Randy J. Estep - Executive Director, Global IT Procurement, Laureate Education
Ammar Al-Rifai - Sr. Manager, Global Indirect Procurement Systems, Zebra Technologies
Moderated by: Michaela Dempsey - Sr. Director of Marketing, Scout RFP

3:40 PM     Refreshment Break

4:00 PM    Meeting of the Minds: How a Professional Group Took Enterprise Sourcing to the Next Level  Main

Rendi Miller -SVSL Founder and Director Travel & Procurement at Splunk
Brian Golden - CSL Founder and Director of Global Procurement at Beam Suntory
Nick Ammaturo - NYCSL Founder and Director of Global Procurement at Tapestry
Moderated by: Allison Yount - Director of Customer Success, Scout RFP

4:30 PM    Townhall: Q&A

Alex Yakubovich - CEO, Scout RFP

5:00 PM    Closing Remarks

 Stan Garber - President, Scout RFP

5:05 PM   Rooftop Networking Party | Rooftop


the pearl

601 19th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Located in the sunny Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco, The Pearl is easily accessible by public transportation (T-Third Street Light Rail; 22 and 48 Muni Bus Routes; 22nd Street Caltrain Station) and by car (via Highway 280, Mariposa Street Exit).