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The Supply Chain Economy Featuring Tom Derry - Part C



Oceanside Meet: Is there a price for risk? If so, what's the cost? The past 30+ years of globalization prioritized efficiency over resilience. Will the movement toward resilience overcome the economic power to optimize the allocation of scarce resources? Furthermore, how do sustainability and climate change waves shape supply chain strategy? Watch the video to learn Tom's ocean analogy to understand the driving forces behind the supply chain system.


Guest speaker's bio: Tom Derry is CEO of the Institute for Supply Management®, with more than 30 years of experience in leadership and general management roles for public and private companies, and in the not-for profit sector. He has executed turn- arounds at the corporate and business-unit level through a variety of means, including acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, and business process re-engineering. As CEO of ISM, Tom has a unique vantage point to observe major macroeconomic trends and the development of global supply chains through his daily contact with Fortune 500 chief procurement officers and chief supply chain officers, with government agencies and NGOs in the US and abroad, and with leading academics. At ISM, Tom has overseen an increase in revenues, a reduction in costs, the introduction of new revenue streams, and the launch of new product lines.

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