Build a Smarter Supply Chain

A smarter business starts with a smarter supply chain.

According to D&B, 94% of Fortune 1000 companies are facing supply chain disruptions today. Chief Supply Chain Officers cite a lack of supply chain visibility as one of the biggest challenges they face in managing disruption.

How can you achieve true end-to-end supply chain visibility? How can you use data more effectively to mitigate disruption? How can you build a smarter and more resilient global supply chain?

Get answers to these questions – and more – at the IBM Supply Chain Academy Asia Pacific.

The Academy offers access to exclusive content, an opportunity to schedule consultations with subject matter experts, and experience immersive supply chain solution demos. The Academy features:

  • Hear from industry leaders and IBM experts: CEO and President of Yamaha Motors - Philippines, COO of TTI and others
  • Immersive experience through demos and industry-specific use cases
  • Opportunity to schedule 1:1 consultations and Live Q&A with subject matter experts
  • Curated on-demand content showcasing supply chain transformation stories of Lenovo and Walmart

Join us live on 19 August 2020 16.00 AEST




Build resilience through smarter supply chains

A smarter business starts with a smarter supply chain. 

A smarter supply chain helps you enable end-to-end visibility and transparency with intelligent workflows, minimize the complexity of supplier onboarding and collaboration.

Attend this keynote to learn how smarter supply chains can help you drive resiliency, agility, predictability and deliver on more customer promises!


  • Jonathan Wright, Global Lead Cognitive Process Re-Engineering, IBM 
  • Hiroshi Koike, President and CEO of Yamaha Motor Company, Philippines
Smarter Supply Chain

The journey to a frictionless and resilient supply chain

Modern supply chains are longer and more complex than ever. 87% of CSCO say it is difficult to predict and manage disruptions. Supply chain processes, hence, should enable a frictionless space to connect and collaborate within, reduce operational silos, respond to market disruptions, mitigate risk and maintain business continuity.

Attend this panel discussion to learn how:

  • Forward-looking organizations are adapting supply chains to disruptive pandemic
  • Technology can help build resiliency into your supply chain


  • Pradeep Singh, APAC Supply Chain Squad Lead, IBM
  • Levine Naidoo, IBM Executive, Sterling Supply Chain
  • Grant Edhouse, COO and CFO, Techtronic Industries
Smarter Supply Chain

Immersive experience through demos and industry-specific use cases

Smarter supply chain control tower

  • Priyanka Telang, AI Architect, IBM Expert Labs

Continuous Intelligent Planning

  • Amar Sanghera, Global Lead, IBM Supply Chain Center of Competency - Cognitive Process Re-engineering

Intelligent Order Management & Fulfilment

  • Sandeep Sharma, Software Specialist – IBM Sterling Supply Chain

Digitalisation of Supply Chain: eInvoicing

  • Sharon Tang IBM, Juliet Tan CEO SMECEN 
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Deep-dive Sessions

Supply chain visibility 360: How Lenovo is building smarter control towers

  • Kim Reheiser, Program Director, Offering Management, Sterling Supplier Management and Control Tower Solutions
  • Tejuan Manners, Director Global Supply Chain E2E Execution, Lenovo

Delivering on customer needs through smarter fulfilment

  • Sudhir Balebail, Program Director, Order Management Applications, IBM Cognitive Applications

Reduce the cost, complexity and risk of supplier onboarding and management

  • Vincent Nguyen, Sr Offering Mgr, Sterling Supply Chain
  • Praveen Rao, Digital Supply Chain Executive - Industry Platform, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software
  • Anita Bubna, Senior Director of Treasury, Flex Ltd.

Extending the value: What’s new in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network

  • Jeannine Calandra, Senior Offering Manager, IBM Sterling, IBM Cognitive Applications

IBM Blockchain Solutions for Supply Chain

  • IBM Speaker
Smarter Supply Chain

Featured speakers

Jonathan Wright

Global Lead Cognitive Process Re-Engineering, IBM

Hiroshi Koike, President and CEO of Yamaha Motor Company, Philippines

Hiroshi Koike

President and CEO of Yamaha Motor Company, Philippines

Grant Edhouse

COO and CFO, Techtronic Industries

Levine Naidoo

IBM Executive, Sterling Supply Chain

Pradeep Singh

APAC Supply Chain Squad Lead, IBM

Hosted and moderated by

Angie Lau

Editor-in-Chief, CEO, and Founder of Forkast.News

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