2022 Featured Speakers

When it comes to innovation and future supply chain success, we've got you covered! 2022 attendees will gain valuable insights, expertise, and best practices from our keynote speakers.

Laura Becker

President, Global Business Services at P&G
Keynote: P&G’s Transformative Journey to Improved Product Data

As president, Global Business Services at P&G, Laura Becker leads Global Business Services (GBS), which operates and supports the infrastructure, operations, systems, and shared services that run P&G. GBS also discovers, develops, and implements technologies to accelerate and advance the work of P&G brands. With her oversight, a vast network of employees collaborate with one another and dozens of strategic partners around the world to disruptively grow the business, maximize efficiency, and drive scale.

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Ryan Leak  

Business Coach and Author
Keynote: Chasing Failure: What Our Goals Require Most is the Bravery to Fail

Over the past decade, Ryan has become a sought-after speaker, coach, and consultant with deep domain expertise in empowering leaders to reclaim a new self-awareness that enables them to connect with their people more effectively. Rooted in the idea of Chasing Failure and not being afraid of stretching further, Ryan has been hired by Fortune 500 companies and professional sports franchises to work internally with specialized teams, add value for leaders and their customers, and create new initiatives for the business to better connect with the broader world. Ryan trains 15,000+ entrepreneurial leaders and speaks to over 200,000 people each year as a curator of relevant leadership content and transformational storytelling.

Conference Host

Bob Carpenter

President & Chief Executive Officer, GS1 US

Bob Carpenter will share trends, insights, and strategies that highlight how GS1 Standards can help you adapt to solve your supply chain business challenges. 

Session Speakers

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Foodservice Track

  • Aurora Public Schools | Shannon Solomon
  • Avery Dennison Retail Information Services LLC | Jeanne Duckett
  • Cargill | Sharon Quigley
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill | Thomas Burke
  • The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated | Dr. Al Baroudi
  • Coca-Cola | Sanjeev Gokhale
  • Dot Foods | Cullen Andrews
  • Dot Foods | Jeremy Garman
  • Dot Foods | Lisa Huck
  • Foodbuy | Andrew Weingarth
  • GS1 US | Jon Gregory
  • The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences | Brienna Larrick
  • inTEAM Associates, LLC | Chip Goodman
  • McDonald’s Corporation | Sue Fangmann
  • PLM Fleet, LLC | Don Durm
  • School Nutrition Associates | Lori Adkins
  • Schwan’s Shared Services, LLC | Michele Larson
  • Syndigo | Jason Gunn
  • Unipro Foodservice | Dave Devlin
  • USDA | Angela Brochu
  • USDA | Janell Conway
  • USDA | Katie O’Donnell
  • USDA | Kyle McKillop
  • USDA | Sarah Fong
  • US Foods | Matt Troutman
  • VeriFood | Lukas Fricke
  • Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op | Dan Bromberg

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Grocery Track

  • AgGateway | Brent Kemp
  • Barcel USA, LLC | Beto Martinez-De Anda
  • Barcel USA, LLC | Colette Richards
  • Bumble Bee Foods | Steven Mavity
  • Culinary Collaborations | Renee Perry
  • Danone | Carolyn Mesing
  • Gournay Consulting | Ben Gournay
  • GS1 Australia | Andrew Steele
  • GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg | Karen Arkesteyn
  • GS1 Brazil | Ana Paula Maniero
  • GS1 Thailand | Mayurintr Petchad
  • GS1 US | Amber Walls
  • Institute of Food Technologists | Bryan Hitchcock
  • Kellogg | Liz Wilson
  • Kellogg | Tracie Vroman
  • McLane Company, Inc. | Beckey James
  • NielsenIQ | Roy Woodhouse
  • Peapod Digital Labs | Jeffrey Cree
  • Topco Associates, LLC | Anna Bernier

Healthcare Track

  • 1WorldSync | Scott Brown
  • AHRMM | Mike Schiller
  • AmerisourceBergen | Matthew Sample
  • Antares Vision Group | Adriano Fusco
  • Breast Implant Safety Alliance | Maria Gmitro
  • BD | Dennis Black
  • FMOLHS | Chris Chandler
  • Johnson & Johnson | MJ Wylie
  • Mayo Clinic | Greg Worden
  • Mayo Clinic | Kate Hanke
  • McKesson | Scott Mooney
  • .Med | Lloyd Mager
  • OSF Healthcare | Scott Everett
  • San Raffaele Hospital | Alberto Sanna
  • TraceLink | Elizabeth Waldorf
  • USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program Procurement and Supply Management | Tori Ghine
  • USDM Life Sciences | Jay Crowley
  • Walmart | Asma Ishakmahdl
  • Xcelrate UDI | Joan Melendez

Retail Track

  • Amazon | Marc Wichterich
  • Auburn University | Justin Patton
  • Chantelle Lingerie Inc. | Mike Krauss
  • Columbia | Erin Koenig
  • Commerce Hub | Stan Antonuk
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods | Nick Colarosa
  • Dillards | Anita Spence
  • GS1 US | Gena Morgan
  • GS1 US | Amy Reiter
  • intertrade | Connie Tortorici
  • J. Renee’ Group | Coby Sparks
  • Macy’s | Sabrina Genna
  • Macy’s | Sid Dhawan
  • Packsize | Kristin Bauer
  • PacD, an Allport Cargo Services Partner | Scott Melkerson
  • Ralph Lauren | John Thomas
  • Under Armour | Abby Schneider
  • Under Armour | Amy Jendras

How To Do Business With

  • Frosty Acres | Mallory Montgomery
  • Frosty Acres | Jared Piatt
  • Meijer | Joel Isanhart
  • Peapod Digital Labs | Shannon Fuller
  • Target | Craig Peroutka
  • Target | Jason Lavik
  • Unipro | Dave Devlin

Innovation Track

  • Aanika Biosciences | Chris Ryan
  • Applied DNA Sciences | MeiLin Wan
  • Bala Bangles | Andreas Andrea
  • Coca-Cola | Brad Spickert
  • Frimo, Inc. | Bettina Hobson
  • Functional Chocolate | Graham Sorkin
  • Circular Supply Chain Network | Sneha Sinha
  • Optel Group | Benoit Masson
  • Recover Restore Gro | Sonya Hernandez
  • Standard AI | Frank Beard
  • Tennecanna | Austin Brown
  • Vision 2 Lead | Dr. Janet Salmons
  • Zebra Technologies | Andre Luecht

Tech Track

  • Antares Vision Group | Herb Wong
  • CBX | Eric Linxwiler
  • Centric | Patrick Pilz
  • Comarch | Jakub Frankiewicz
  • OpenText | Don Wiener
  • Mojix | Dean Wiltse
  • Stibo | Janet Mongia
  • Tagone | TJ Gupta
  • Wholechain | Jayson Berryhill
  • Wiliot | Steve Statler

Cross Industry Sessions

  • Coca-Cola | Don Wermerskirchen
  • Fresenius Kabi | Gwen Volpe
  • IPC | Rick Buttner
  • Vector | Will Chu
  • Walmart | Marcia Mendez