Speakers:

Jean-Pierre Bernard
CEO, Xceleris

Xceleris, headquartered in San Mateo, California, provides management consulting services for Business Performance, Business Intelligence and Business Integration. Prior to founding Xceleris, Jean-Pierre Bernard spent 17 years with Deloitte Consulting, KPMG Consulting and CSC Consulting, both in the US and in Europe, where he held Partner and practice leader positions. He has extensive experience of Operations and Business Intelligence in manufacturing industries. Over the recent years, he has assisted clients such as Philips Electronics and Sun Microsystems in their Supply Chain initiatives. Please visit: http://www.xceleris.com

Gina Gloski
Vice President & General Manager,
Worldwide Manufacturing Operations,
eSilicon

Gina Gloski brings with her over 18 years of experience in semiconductor manufacturing and outsourcing. Most recently, she was Vice President of Worldwide Operations for C-Cube Microsystems, overseeing all aspects of C-Cube’s product manufacturing, quality processes, worldwide foundry relationships, logistics, and product and test engineering. Prior to joining C-Cube, Ms. Gloski served as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations for Adaptec, Inc. and began her semiconductor career with LSI Logic Corporation. She earned a BSIE from Auburn University, Alabama, where she now serves on the Industrial Engineering Advisory Board. In 1998, she received the YWCA Tribute To Women In Industry Award. She’s been on the Board of Directors of the Fabless Semiconductor Association since 1999. Please visit: http://www.esilicon.com/index.html

Madeleine Le, Director Logistics and Global Trade IT, HP

Madeleine Le leads the HP IT organization responsible for driving architecture, strategy and development for the Logistics and Global Trade functions. Prior to the HP-Compaq merger, Madeleine led the similar HP organization, Tax and Global Trade Strategic Development (formerly the Tax, Licensing, Customs and Logistics Global Business Solutions Team).

Madeleine sits on the Logistics Council, and in the past has been an instrumental part of the Tax Council, the Logistics & Global Trade Council, the IT Leadership Council, and the ADP Steering Committee, and represented HP in the Government Private Sector Council.

Prior to joining IT, Madeleine worked in R&D, Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain with global teams across multiple regions and disciplines including Finance, HR, Freight Payment, and Merger & Acquisition. Please visit: http://www.hp.com/

John Sedej
Vice President, Flextronics

John Sedej is the Vice President of the SimFlex Group, an independent supply chain software and consulting services group within Flextronics that offers unique strategic supply chain consulting services to global companies.  John Sedej brings over twenty years of strategic supply chain experience, including global manufacturing, quality and operations experience with the Hi-Tech Electronics, Aerospace and Automotive sectors. His previous experience as a strategic supply chain and procurement Manager at Hewlett Packard included developing and implementing global supply chain strategies for the Ink Jet products group.  John Sedej has a double B.S.E degree in electrical and biomedical engineering and a minor in mechanical engineering from Duke University. He also has a MBA from the University of San Diego in international business and finance. Please visit: http://www.flextronics.com

Ron Roes
General Manager Logistics
HIDC

Ron is General Manager of Logistics at HIDC (Holland International Distribution Council), a private, non-profit organization providing matchmaking services for logistics partnerships in Europe. Prior to joining HDIC, Ron worked at Tibbett & Britten where he carried out contract management role for one of Europe’s leading fashion retailers. During the last two and half years as business development manager he focused on consumer products market. Ron’s experience also includes three years as Warehouse manager at Beiersdorf (known from amongst others Nivea, Hansaplast, Tesa etc.) where he was responsible for storing up to 25,000 pallets in mainly automated high bay storage. Ron has worked for Zurel, the largest flower and plants exporting company in the world, for seven years, in project and operational management roles focusing on internal logistics optimization and European wide road transport.  Ron has studied business administration with technical background and specialized in logistics management. Please visit: http://www.hidc.nl/

Emily Rodriguez
Vice President, eBoomerang

Emily Rodriguez is responsible for product definition, drawing on her extensive hands-on experience to ensure all applications are truly responsive to the operational challenges in today's highly complex global supply chains. Prior to joining eBoomerang, Emily served as Vice President of Logistics for Fujitsu Computer Products, a $1Billion drive and imaging division, and led the returns initiative now recognized by Gartner and AMR as on the very few 'best practice' returns business cases. Emily has pioneered supply chain management innovation, and received numerous awards for achievement in more than 20 years in executive logistics roles with companies such as Dell Computer, Packard Bell/NEC, and Esprit. In 2001 she was featured in Chief Logistics Officer magazine and was named as one of the Top 20 Logistics Leaders in North America by Distribution Magazine. In addition to high tech and apparel, Emily brings direct experience in hospital supplies, building materials, food, and beer, wine and spirits. She holds BS and MBA degrees from Columbia State University, and serves on the faculty of Golden Gate University. Please visit: http://www.eboomerang.net.

Steve Wullschleger
Director, Xceleris

Stephen has twelve years of international experience providing management consulting and system integration services to Fortune 500 companies in the high tech, financial services, and retail sectors. At KPMG Consulting, now BearingPoint, he founded and led the Internet and electronic services practice in the Asia Pacific region. In the United States, he was nationally responsible for developing and launching KPMG's supply chain service offerings. He was also the leader of the trading partner integration practice in the high tech vertical. Stephen is the founder of an online education company and the Treasurer of Camp Kesem National a non-profit serving children whose parents have or had cancer. He has a degree in quantitative economics from Stanford University. He is currently a candidate for a Master's in Liberal Arts from Stanford University. He is a certified public accountant in the state of California. Please visit: http://www.xceleris.com

 

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