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Agenda

2 days of game-changing content

Digital procurement transformation starts at DPW. Whether you’re in the midst of your digital procurement journey or about to start, you will learn something new at DPW. Our agenda has been designed to inspire, help you innovate quickly and deliver solutions at scale.

Keynotes

10-15-min Ted Talk inspired speeches

Panels

25-min of thought provoking debates from industry voices

Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Q&A sessions with subject matter experts

DEMO 2021 Grand Finale

DEMO is the world’s largest startup pitch competition in procurement. It’s time for the top 10 startups to pitch in the last stage in the competition: the Grand Finale. Who will be crowned the winner? Watch and vote yourself!

Innovation FastLane

Experimentation is the key to success in digital. Open to all attendees, our FastLane sessions match corporations with pioneering startups and innovation experts from DPW to help solve individual innovation challenges.

"A laboratory for new ideas."

- Ninian Wilson, CEO Vodafone Procurement Company
10:40 (CEST) / Duration: 20 mins

Warm-up & Live DJ


DJ Ama D
DJ Ama D

Artist & Musician, DPW2021 DJ

11:00 (CEST) / Duration: 10 mins

Opening of DPW2021


Matthias Gutzmann
Matthias Gutzmann

Founder, DPW

Vivianne Bendermacher
Vivianne Bendermacher

Founder Techionista , Host of DPW2021

11:10 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Opening Keynote: Why most digital transformations fail, and what you can do about it


Michael Wade
Michael Wade

Professor of Innovation & Strategy. Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation, IMD

11:35 (CEST) / Duration: 15 mins

Fireside Chat: Putting procurement at the heart of your company’s ESG strategy


Joel Hyatt
Joel Hyatt

Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO , Globality

Phil Fersht
Phil Fersht

CEO & Chief Analyst, HFS Research

11:40 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Designing a human-centric digital transformation roadmap


Nitin Kapoor
Nitin Kapoor

VP Global Procurement Centre of Excellence, GSK

Bob Booth
Bob Booth

Finance & Supply Chain Transformation Lead, UKI, IBM

11:40 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

The CPO’s dilemma: End-to-end single suite or best-of-breed?


Serge Deboot
Serge Deboot

Global Procurement Director – CAPEX & MRO, AB InBev

Adriano Garibotto
Adriano Garibotto

Co-Founder, Creactives

11:50 (CEST) / Duration: 30 mins

The Future of procurement: How leading companies are creating a better world


Paula Martinez
Paula Martinez

CPO, Novartis

Cyril Pourrat
Cyril Pourrat

CPO, BT Sourced

Vanessa Pepperell
Vanessa Pepperell

COO & Strategic Procurement VP, Aquanima Group Santander

Keith Hausmann
Keith Hausmann

Chief Revenue Officer, Globality

Chris Sawchuk
Chris Sawchuk

Principal and Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader, The Hackett Group

12:10 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Tracking and predicting raw material price developments


Lovisa Söderholm
Lovisa Söderholm

VP Procurement, Volvo Cars

Michael Preiss
Michael Preiss

Partner & Head of Cost Value Engineering, h&z

12:10 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Closing the loop – how payment innovations can improve supplier relationships and working capital


Rebecca Howard
Rebecca Howard

Head of Supplier Relationship Management, Coventry Building Society

Stephen Carter
Stephen Carter

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua

Michael Ryan
Michael Ryan

Managing Partner, Finance Transformation UK

12:20 (CEST) / Duration: 30 mins

How procurement can enable operations technology transformations


Jan Wüllenweber
Jan Wüllenweber

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

12:40 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Digital transformation through smarter contracting in procurement: The Vodafone Story


Reinhard Plaza-Bartsch
Reinhard Plaza-Bartsch

Head of Digital Supply Chain & Operations, Vodafone

Mark Voytek
Mark Voytek

Chief Customer Officer, SirionLabs

12:40 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

The silver bullet for competitive supply chains


Alexandra Tarmo
Alexandra Tarmo

Head of Partnerships & Social Procurement, Unilever

Gregor Stühler
Gregor Stühler

Co-Founder & CEO, scoutbee

13:00 (CEST) / Duration: 20 mins

Special Guest: Q&A with IBM CPO Bob Murphy


Bob Murphy
Bob Murphy

CPO, IBM

Vivianne Bendermacher
Vivianne Bendermacher

Founder Techionista , Host of DPW2021

13:10 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Transformational journey towards fully unified Source-to-Order platform at Asahi Europe & International


Tomas Veit
Tomas Veit

Group Procurement Director, Asahi Europe & International

13:10 (CEST) / Duration: 25 mins

Digitising procurement to develop a world class supplier experience


Stephane Sacherer
Stephane Sacherer

Associate Director Global Procure-to-Pay, Mondelez International

13:20 (CEST) / Duration: 5 mins

DEMO 2021 Grand Finale Opening


Peter Hopwood
Peter Hopwood

MC & Host, DEMO Grand Finale 2021

13:25 (CEST) / Duration: 15 mins

Opening Keynote DEMO 2021 Grand Finale: Now is the time to innovate in procurement technology


Pierre-Francois Thaler
Pierre-Francois Thaler

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, EcoVadis

13:40 (CEST) / Duration: 100 mins

DEMO 2021 Grand Finale


Gregor Stühler
Gregor Stühler

Co-Founder & CEO, scoutbee

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
Anne-Sophie Le Bloas

CEO, Ravacan

Douglas Johnson-Poensgen
Douglas Johnson-Poensgen

Co-Founder & CEO, Circulor

Luis Geißelhardt
Luis Geißelhardt

Senior Product Owner, cirplus

Sven Lackinger
Sven Lackinger

Co-Founder, Sastrify

Nikesh Parekh
Nikesh Parekh

Co-Founder & CEO, Suplari

Ashley Mitchell
Ashley Mitchell

Head of Growth, Risk Ledger

Harald Nitschinger
Harald Nitschinger

Co-Founder & MD, Prewave

Kaspar Korjus
Kaspar Korjus

Co-Founder , Pactum

Sergio Almaguer
Sergio Almaguer

Founder & CEO, Yaydoo

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