(NASDAQ: EOPN), a leading provider of strategic, cloud-based solutions for collaborative execution across global trading networks, today announced it will be participating as a platinum sponsor at the
Aberdeen Supply Chain Management Summit
, April 9-10 at the Swissotel in Chicago, Illinois. Now in its seventh year, the Summit has emerged as the leading forum for supply chain executives to share best practices, strategic processes, and business improvements, and to explore the most innovative products and services on the market.
E2open will also be sponsoring a keynote session,
Collaborative Execution: Supply Chain Transformation in the Wake of Unplanned Events
presented by Marcos Meirelles, Vice President, Supply Base Management at Seagate Technology. In this session, to be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 4:55 p.m. (CT), Meirelles will discuss how the unprecedented Thailand floods of 2011 have impacted Seagate’s global supply chain program and transformation initiatives. Specifically, Meirelles will describe how the lessons learned from this natural disaster were used to develop a more responsive, resilient supply chain strategy designed to facilitate collaborative execution across multiple tiers of Seagate’s global trading network.
In a session titled,
Social Supply Chain – Myth or Opportunity?
, Lorenzo Martinelli, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy at E2open, will share the output of recently completed primary research with consumer packaged goods (CPG), high tech, and industrial companies, along with findings from a webinar jointly sponsored with McKinsey & Company. Martinelli will discuss the potential applications and opportunities for social technologies and collaboration tools within a supply chain context, including the ways in which social media might be leveraged to improve demand sensing and risk management. Martinelli will also provide practical insights for developing and implementing a social supply chain road map. The session will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m. (CT).
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E2open is a leading provider of cloud-based, on-demand software solutions enabling enterprises to procure, manufacture, sell, and distribute products more efficiently through collaborative execution across global trading networks. Brand owners use E2open solutions to gain visibility into and control over their trading networks through the real-time information, integrated business processes, and advanced analytics that E2open provides. E2open customers include Celestica, Cisco, Dell, Embraer, HGST, IBM, L'Oréal, LSI, Motorola Solutions, Seagate, and Vodafone. E2open is headquartered in Foster City, California with operations worldwide. For more information, visit