Expert in Procurement, Sourcing, and Supplier Management
Brought in to Establish or Dramatically Improve Global Supplier Management:
-Will come with time tested purchasing strategies, policies, tools, and processes
-Can establish the organization, recruit the talent, enable their success
-Will deliver the cost savings, quality, flexibility, and continuity of supply
-Can establish global processes and leveraged spend across Americas, EMEA, Asia/Pac
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California
|Year: 1989||Degree: MBA||Subject: General Business and Marketing||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Year: 1985||Degree: BS EE||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Years: 2016 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Chief Advisor||Department: CEO||Responsibilities: Consulting to procurement leaders and suppliers of procurement tools and services.|
|Years: 2013 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Sr. Director, Worldwide Indirect Procurement||Department: Global Supplier Management||Responsibilities: -Successfully replaced Oracle with Coupa in only 8 mos. in 44 countries
-Increased cost savings 50% in one year on $800M of spend, to $45M
-Reorganized to drive global focus, and up-leveled positioning with execs.
|Years: 2006 to 2013||Employer: Kaiser Permanente||Title: VP IT & Facilities Procurement||Department: Procurement||Responsibilities: -Maximized leverage on $3B in spend, team of 72
-Expanded procurement value-add in Facilities from $171M in spend to $2B
-Drove first ever IT Supplier Relationship Management
-Tripled IT cost savings and doubled Facilities cost saving.
|Years: 1990 to 2005||Employer: Sun Microsystems||Title: VP Customer Advocacy; Exec Dir. Worldwide Indirect Procurement||Department: Global Supplier Management||Responsibilities: -VP, Six Sigma & Customer Advocacy (rated in the top 10% of VP’s)
-Director, eProcurement Software Product Marketing
-WW Director, Global Supplier Mgmt., Indirect, $2B, team of 60 in 13 countries.