Gartner Supply Chain Sumposium Xpo

September 13-15, 2021  |  Virtual Event  |  Premier Sponsor

People, Planet, Profit: Purpose-Driven Supply Chains Take Center Stage

Join us for Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/XpoTM 2021 where you can discover the insights, strategies and frameworks chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and supply chain leaders need for building the sustainable, societal and profitable supply chains required for a dynamic world.

Deliver Competitive Advantage

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2021 is a one-stop-shop opportunity for accessing research-backed sessions, getting expert advice and problem-solving with peers. Offering fourteen tracks this year, the Gartner conference addresses the strategic needs of CSCOs and supply chain executives to help them broaden their missions and deliver competitive advantage.


CSCOs need the appropriate methodology to translate business objectives, customer needs, trends, risks and disruptions into a vision for the future supply chain that is aligned with corporate strategic direction.

Digital Supply Chain

Identify technology investments to further transform supply chains toward purpose-driven goals. Pursue digital initiatives that drive quick business growth, support cost optimization and enhance supply chain agility.

Supply Chain Talent

Develop talent strategies that drive inclusion and build capability foundations to create a culture of customer centricity, innovation, collaboration, quality and reliability to maximize supply chain value.

Solution Provider Session

Henkel – AI and Data: The Forefront of SC Improvements


Jordan Rasquin, Head of International Planning Steering, Henkel Global Supply Chain BV

Jorden Rasquin
Head of International Planning Steering

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Tarun RANA, Senior Manager Digital Transformation, Henkel Global Supply Chain BV

Tarun Rana
Senior Manager Digital Transformation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing life, but understanding this complex technology can be challenging. AI programs are good at certain tasks, but the type of AI required to power today’s supply chain processes involves a pairing of technology and data. Join Henkel and e2open as we cover real-world AI use cases, from supervised to unsupervised, and from basic programs to embedded systems. Discover how AI helps when it comes to interactions with the physical world around us to positively impact supply chains.


Predict with Intelligence and Analyze with Depth


David Strauss, Global Director Strategy and Partnership Development, e2open

David Strauss
AVP, Enterprise Solutions & Strategy

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Visibility, data and AI are dominant topics in supply chain today. Additionally, the downstream economic impact from unforeseen delays continues to emphasize the need to look beyond the surface. Discuss how you can expand visibility into your logistics and supply chain operations and leverage predictive data to make intelligent business decisions and remedial plans when disruption occurs.