GT Nexus, an Infor company, today released the agenda for Bridges 2016, the premier cloud supply chain industry event being held July 10-13 in New York as part of Inforum. Each year Bridges attracts supply chain and logistics executives from around the world to share insights and best practices. This year's theme is digital supply chain transformation.
The Bridges 2016 agenda is headlined by the following keynote speakers:
• Blake Mycoskie, Founder & Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS
• Mady Bricco, Director Global Logistics, Dow Chemical Company
• Michael Kobori, Vice President Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
• Marion Matthewman, Head Global Logistics, Syngenta
• Mark Heinrich, General Manager Cloud Supply Chain, Microsoft
In addition to the keynotes, Mike Relich, COO of Crate & Barrel, will join GT Nexus President & Founder Kurt Cavano on the Inforum main stage for an interactive session covering supply chain, transformation and technology innovation. Bridges track sessions include speakers from Ecolab, Sears, Del Monte, Patagonia, Kotahi, Cargill, CNH and HSBC.
"Bridges has grown and evolved over the years into the premier cloud supply chain event, drawing an unparalleled agenda of keynote speakers from across all industries," said Cavano. "Bringing together the GT Nexus network within Infor's Inforum conference enables our customers to get a first-hand look at the massive firepower being injected into GT Nexus by Infor. The vision we're working toward is the next generation of networked commerce services. Bridges attendees will get an early preview of what this will look like."
About GT Nexus
GT Nexus (gtnexus.com), an Infor company, operates the world's largest cloud-based business network and execution platform for global trade and supply chain management. Over 25,000 businesses across industry verticals, including adidas Group, Caterpillar, Citi, Columbia Sportswear, DHL, Electrolux, Levi Strauss & Co., Nestlé, and Sears share GT Nexus as their standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform. This enables all network participants to operate against a core, real-time and always on set of information across multiple supply chain functions, allowing them to optimize the flow of goods, funds and trade information, from the point of order through final payment.
Infor (infor.com) builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 14,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep industry domain expertise. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is also home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused on delivering a user experience that is fun and engaging. Infor deploys its cloud applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms.