Don’t Let Supply Chain Torch Your Brand
Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
August 21, 2014: 11:30am to 1pm | Includes presentation and lunch.
Don’t Let Supply Chain Torch Your Brand
Supply chain has never been more symbiotically linked and synonymous with the success of a brand. Fueled by innovations in technology, manufacturing, and logistics, today’s worldwide economy has opened new markets and established globally recognized mega-brands. Here in Silicon Valley where innovation fuels change at an ever accelerating pace, supply chain professionals establish practices at the forefront of the industry. Competing in this competitive landscape requires complex supply chains involving more layers with more partners with more globalization and with higher expectations from customers for compressed delivery timeframes. A brand has never been more vulnerable to catastrophic failure brought on by supply chain vulnerabilities and the scorch of social media wildfire fallout.
Join Hannah Kain, President and CEO of ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, as she leads an informative, and interactive discussion on identifying and implementing strategies to mitigate the risks associated with today’s controllable and uncontrollable supply chain disruption triggers from environmental, geo-political, economic and technological events. Brand vulnerability areas including social responsibility, ethics, regulatory compliance, sustainability and governance will also be discussed along with how to develop proactive and reactive risk management strategies.
You won’t want to miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight from a Silicon Valley supply chain innovator and meet in person with other supply chain professionals to learn and discuss risk management strategies and best practices to protect your brand from being torched.
ABOUT YOUR SPEAKER: Hannah Kain, President & CEO, ALOM
Hannah Kain is President and CEO of ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, serving as a partner to its clients by expertly and seamlessly conducting their key business functions from manufacturing to marketing. She founded ALOM 17 years ago, and since then ALOM has been at the forefront of making integrated supply chain management a crucial C-suite tool for enhanced performance and risk management.
Under her leadership, ALOM has won the 2013 Silver Stevie Awards as the best global woman-owned company. Ms. Kain has won numerous awards for her business leadership, including the 2014 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Supplier Diversity and the 2012 Women’s Business Enterprise Star by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). She won the Vistage International 2011 Member Leadership Awards for Collaboration before the world’s leading CEO peer advisory membership organization.
She was also recognized as a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and a Woman of Distinction in Technology by the East Bay Business Times. She contributes columns for Smart Business Northern California. In 2012 Ms. Kain was inducted into the “Wall of Fame, Capital Club Silicon Valley”.
She is a Board member of the National Association of Manufacturers, on the Advisory Council of the Global Supply Chain Leaders Group, former Chair of the Silicon Valley Board for the Women's Initiative, and a Board member of Watermark. She is a member of the exclusive invitation-only Committee of 200 (C200) for executive women.
Ms. Kain holds three university degrees (a B.S. in political science, M.S. in communications, and an M.B.A. in marketing). She is a frequent lecturer and speaker, and is a published author of a textbook on market analysis, now in its 4th edition.
NOTE: You must register to attend this exclusive event as it has limited seating.
When & Where
Institute for Supply Management [ISM] of Silicon Valley
Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations.
Institute for Supply Management [ISM] - Silicon Valley, P.O. Box 32156, San Jose, CA 95152
ISM of Silicon Valley - Santa Clara County; Fremont, Newark and Union City in Alameda County; Atherton, Belmont, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo and Woodside in San Mateo County; and San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.