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Event Date Sun Sep 20 EDT - Wed Sep 23 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location GaylorGaylord Palms Resort & Convention Centerd Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746, USA
Region Americas

EDGE 2020 is where industry meets community in a true commitment to end-to-end supply chain education.

At EDGE, CSCMP’s dedication to the creation of a true community, not just another network, shines through. Our volunteer members are as passionate about unbiased, complete supply chain education as we are—and it shows! Our homegrown network of volunteer members actively participate in the creation of conference content and are always contributing new ideas, new activities and are happy to welcome new supply professionals to the EDGE and CSCMP family.


2020 Speakers


Eric Termuende
Co-Founder, NoW of Work

Arthur Valdez, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer, Target


Sarah Alter
President & Chief Executive Officer, The Network of Executive Women

Terry Esper
Ph.D., Associate Professor of Logistics, The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

Angie Freeman
Chief Human Resource Officer & ESG Officer, C.H. Robinson

Monique Picou
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy & Supply Chain Officer, Sam’s Club

Kathy Wengel
Executive Vice President and Chief Global Supply Chain Officer, Johnson & Johnson


Trent Broberg
Chief Operating Officer,

Dan Lewis
Chief Executive Officer, Convoy


Lily Shen
Chief Executive Officer, Transfix

Ben Ames
Senior News Editor, DC Velocity


Kevin Abbott
Vice President, Truckload, C.H. Robinson

Dave Ables
President, Dart Trucking

Ken Adamo
Chief of Analytics, DAT

Kevin Adesso
Logistics Procurement Specialist, The Coca-Cola Company

Augusto Alizo
Vice President, Transaction Management, DHL

Marc Althen
President, Penske Logistics

Ben Ames
Senior News Editor, DC Velocity

Jack Ampuja
President, Supply Chain Optimizers

Tiffany Anderson
Senior Product Manager, U.S. Bank

Bernardo Andrade
Senior Logistics Manager, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

Chuck Arnold
Senior Vice President, Dry Cargo, Ingram Marine Group

Ari Ashe
Associate Editor, JOC

Curt Avallone
Chief Business Officer, Takeoff Technologies

Leslie Averbeck
Senior Manager Supply Chain, Cisco Systems

Jacqueline Bailey
North American Regional Lead, Cargill Transportation & Logistics

Zahir Balaporia
Senior Director, Solutions, FICO

Jeanette Barlow
Vice President, Offering Management and Strategy, IBM

Sarah Barnes-Humphrey
Host, Founder & CEO, Lets Talk Supply Chain & Shipz

Alexis Bateman
Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, MIT, Center of Transportation and Logistics

Mark Baxa
President & CEO, FerniaCreek, LLC

John Bayliss
Senior Vice President, Logistics & Supply Chain, Walmart Canada Corp

Lee Beard
Senior Director, Global Transportation, Nike, Inc.

Bob Beisterfeld
CEO, C.H. Robinson

Bob Belshaw
Director Global Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas

Heidi Benko
Vice President, Product Management Development, Infor

Brad Berger
President & Publisher, SupplyChainBrain

Jeff Berman
Group News Editor, Peerless Media

Steven Bilinski
Supply Chain Analyst, Dixon Valve & Coupling

Rick Blasgen
President and Chief Executive Officer, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Steve Blough
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, MercuryGate International, Inc.

Susie Bodnar
Former Director of Operations and Client Strategy, Fourkites

Peter Bogulaski
Logistics Manager, Casper Sleep Inc.

Yemisi Bolumole
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University

Rodney Bonds
Vice President of Supply Chain, Cardenas Markets

Karyn Booth
Partner & Chair of Transportation Practice, Thompson Hine LLP

Mark Boucher
Director, Vehicle Logistics, Volkswagen Group of America

Robert Boyle
Vice President, NA Managed Logistics Services, Odyssey Logistics & Technology

John Bradfute
Global Purchasing Director, Resins, Retired, Sealed Air

Mathieu Bradier
Vice President Procurement Center of Excellence, United Parcel Service

Dustin Braun
Senior Director, Logistics, Land O’Lakes

Trent Broberg
Chief Operating Officer,

Sid Brown

Victoria Brown
Senior Product Manager, Koerber Logistics (Formerly Highjump)

Paul Brown
Business Process Owner - Americas, Akzonobel

Dustin Burke
Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Michael Burnette
Global Supply Chain Institute Fellow, University of Tennessee

Donnie Burris
CEO, Burris Logistics

Chris Burroughs
Vice President of Government Affairs, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)

Henry C. (Hank) Canitz
Director Product Marketing, Planning & Optimization, Logility Inc.

Chris Caplice
Executive Director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Bill Cassidy
Senior Editor, Trucking, JOC

Chris Caton
Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Analytics, Prologis

Tom Clark
America's Supply Chain Recruiter, Direct Recruiters, Inc.

Aaron Clark
Procurement Manager Head of Logistics - NAPP, DS Smith

Robbie Cluett
Director of Business Development and Customer Success, Syncontext Supply Chain

Susie Conley
Ecommerce NPI, Caterpillar

Corey Cook
Senior Program Manager and Solutions Architect, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Courtney Cook
Ecommerce Operations Manager, Hallmark Cards

Allison Corry
Assistant Vice President, Procurement, Intermountain Healthcare

Jason Craig
Chair of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee, C.H. Robinson

Nicole Creech
Vice President of Vendor Relations & Operations,

Michael Curtin
Senior Vice President Sales, Retail, Logility, Inc.

Michael D’angelo
Manager, Port Operations and Domestic Transportation, Volkswagen Group of America

Gary Davis
Vice President Business Development, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions

Donna Davis
Professor, Supply Chain Management, University of South Florida

Stan De Caluwe
Sr.manager Supply Chain Solutions, Holland International Distribution Council

Daphne De Poot
Senior Data Scientist, Ortec

Peter Defazio
Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives

Chris Degroot
Director, Supply Chain IT, Parallel Brands

Mike Delbovo
President, Arnold Transportation Services

Jeffrey Denton
Vice President, Global Secure Supply Chain

Nikhil Deshpande
Product Manager, Condata

Heather Dohrn
VP of Sales & Marketing, Dohrn Transfer Company

Jonathan Doller
Senior Business Consultant, Logility, Inc.

Brien Downie
President, Holman Logistics

Robert Doyle
President, The Shippers Group

John Drewes
Senior Manager - Transportation and Supply Chain, Pactiv

Jerome Dubois
Co-Founder & Co-Chief Operating Officer, 6 River Systems

Kimberly Duca
VP of USA Business Development, Noatum Logistics USA

Joan Duemler
Supply Chain Manager, Intel Corporation

Ralf Duester
President and Chief Executive Officer, Setlog Corp.

Amanda Edwards
Vice President of Enterprise Excellence, Shaw Industries

Matt Ehlinger
Vice President Transportation, NCH Corporation

Kevin Ekstrand
Sr. Director of Trade Compliance, Noatum Logistics Usa

Matt Elenjickal
Chief Executive Officer, Fourkites

Cindy Elliott
Head of Global Industry, Commercial, Esri

Simon Ellis
Supply Chain Vice President, IDC

Nate England
Manager Supply Chain Transportation, Stein Mart

Laura Eory
Manager Transportation, GAF

John Esborn
Director of Commercial Excellence, Wayfair

Terry Esper
Associate Professor of Logistics, The Ohio State University

Todd Fain
President, Recon Logistics

Ellie Falcone
Ph.D. Candidate, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas

Christopher Fall
Director, Supply Chain Ecommerce and Omni-fulfillment, Petco

John Ferguson
Senior Consultant, ASLAN Training and Development

Jim Fields
Chief Operating Officer, PITT OHIO

Kevin Fifield
Vice Preseident of Supply Chain Operations, Delhaize Group

Pamela Fletcher
Vice President, General Motors Global Innovation, General Motors

Jay Fortenberry
Founder, Fortenberry Group

Craig Fuller
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Freightwaves

Eric Fuller
President & Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Xpress

Kathy Fulton
Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network

Tim Gagnon
Vice President, Analytics and Data Science, C.H. Robinson

Dan Gardner
President, Trade Facilitators, Inc.

Steve Geary
President, The Supply Chain Visions Family of Companies

Cameron Geiger
Chief Supply Chain Officer, TriMark USA

Hendrikje Genung
General Manager, Transportation Operations, Bridgestone

Brian Gibson
Wilson Family Professor of Supply Chain Management, Auburn University

Fred Gilbert
Vice President Strategy & Marketing, Performance Team

Jeremy Giles
Global Head of Customer Led Solutions, Prologis

Michael Gilreath
Director of Supply Chain, Taylor Guitars

Steve Givens
Managing Director, Third-Party Fulfillment Optimization, Shipware

Jarrod Goentzel
Founder and Director, MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Jonathan Gold
VP, Supply Chain And Customs Policy, National Retail Federation

Steve Gorr
Application Manager For iWAREHOUSE Solutions, The Raymond Corporation

Randy Gould
Global Director, Cargo Signal

Colton Griffin
Chief Operating Officer, Flourish Software

Marc Gyongyosi

Rob Haddock
Group Director Planning & Logistics, The Coca-cola Company - North America

Patrick Haex
Managing Partner, BCI Global

Baykal Hafizoglu
Principal Consultant, FICO

Kristin Hatchett
Director of Transportation Services, Dollar Tree

Lance Healy
Chief Innovation Officer, Banyan Technology

Dean Hoerlien
Vice President, Warehousing, Verst Group Logistics

Chris Hooker
Senior Manager, Inventory Management & Analytics, The Kraft Heinz Company

Erich Hopkins
Logistics Leader, Kimberly-clark

Steve Horler
Chief Commercial Officer, RateLinx

Amy Horn
Director of Finance, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.

David Howard
Director, Integrated Business Planning, Compass Minerals

Chelsea Howard
Manager, Operations Support, Celtic International

Jason Hubbard
Principal Consultant, Envista

Jeremy Hudson
Director, Client Services, Open Sky Group

Clay Jackson
Vice President of Supply Chain Planning, Tractor Supply

Rashi Jain
Vice President Operations India, FourKites

John Janson
Director of Global Logistics, SanMar

George John
Senior Director Supply Chain, Cisco Systems

Elizabeth Jones
Senior Vice President, JLL

Mike Jones
Director of Logistics, Gerdau-Long Steel North America

Joe Jordano
Director of National Accounts, United Road

Tiffany Julien
Transportation Specialist, Federal Highway Administration

Cathy Justice
Supply Chain Integrator, Bush Brothers & Company

Prasad Juvekar
Head of Supply Chain Distribution, Graphic Packaging International

Ryan Kaiser
Transportation Manager, Unilever South Africa

Manish Kapoor
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Advatix

Kate Kaufman
Director of Account Operations, Uber Freight

Jack Kaumo
Director of iWAREHOUSE Technology Solutions, The Raymond Corporation

John Kent
Director of China Initiative, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas

Jason Kerner
VP, Solutions Engineering & Lab Services, Project44

Don Kisela
Senior Account Executive, Esri

Lek Kittiwatcharaphon
Quality Technical Lead, Cisco Systems

Adam Kline
Senior Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates

Carson Krieg
Co-Founder & Director of Strategic Partnerships, Convey

Kathy Kristovich
Global Supply Chain Program Manager, Agilent Technologies

John Langley
Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management, Penn State University

Kevin Larson
Business Development Manager, DAT

Derek Leathers
Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Werner Enterprises

Karen Leavitt
Chief Marketing Officer, Locus Robotics

Mike Levans
Editor, Logistics Management

Rob Levin
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Republic Partners

Jack Levis
Independent Advisor, Jack Levis

Paul Lewis
Global Supply Chain Director, Lubrizol

Steven Liu
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing, Legrand

Mitch Macdonald
Group Editorial Director, CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly

Wayne Macgregor
Director of Logistics, Indigo Books and Music, Inc

Mike Madsen
Deputy Director, Defense Innovation Unit

Aleksandra Maguire
Associate Director, IHSmarkit

Patrick Maley
Chief Marketing Officer/EVP Product Strategy and Marketing, BluJay Solutions

Ian Mallison
VP Supply Chain Solutions, Expeditors International of WA Inc.

Dave Maloney
Editorial Director, DC Velocity

Tejuan Manners
Director of Cloud Customer Supply Chain Operations, Lenovo

Charlie Marge
Principal, Chainalytics, LLC

Ron Marotta
Vice President, International Division, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

John Martin
VP, Solutions, Mercurygate International, Inc.

Rob Martinez
Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Shipware

Jessica Matzek
Supply Chain Supervisor, Andersen Corporation

Dyan Mccall
Director, Customer Supply Chain, Veka Inc.

Jett Mccandless
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Project44

Ronald Mccants
Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Coast Supply Chain Leadership Coach

Frank Mcguigan
Chief Executive Officer, Transplace

Melinda Mclaughlin
Vice President, Research, Prologis

Phil Melton
Vice President, Global Industry Principal, Mercurygate International, Inc.

Pete Mento
Managing Director Global Customs and Duties, Crowe LLP

Michelle Meyer
Client Executive, Supply Chain, Gartner

Charlie Midkiff
Senior Vice President, Global MLS & Client Services, Odyssey Logistics & Technology

Ashley Miller
Director Digital Transformation, Koch Ag and Energy Solutions

Geoff Milsom
Vice President, Transportation Consulting, enVista

Daniel Mohanrao
Chief Operating Officer, Dishcraft

Kristi Montgomery
Vice President Innovation, R&D, Kenco Management Services

Gregory Moodley
Logistics Supervisor, Unilever South Africa

Borre Moolenaar
Global Digital Product Line Leader, Cargill

Ed Moran
Managing Director, Americas, Transporeon

John Morris
Americas Industrial & Logistics and Retail Leader, CBRE

Ed Mortimer
Vice President, Transportation Infrastructure, United States Chamber of Commerce

Andy Moses
Senior Vice President of Global Products, Penske Logistics

Jon Mosher
Global Logistics Initiatives Lead, Bayer

Geoffrey Muessig
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, PITT OHIO

John Murphy
Managing Principal, Infosys

Daniel Myers
Retired Executive Vice President Global Supply Chain, Mondelez

Trevor Nagan
Customer Service Manager, Unilever South Africa

Kathleen Neal
Global Trade Compliance Director, Regal Beloit Corporation

Dave Newberry
Chief Executive Officer, ConData

Kirsten Newbold-knipp
Chief Growth Officer, Convey, Inc.

Masao Nishi
Principal, M. Nishi Strategic Advisory

Vernon O'donnell
Chief Customer Officer, Project44

Chad Oginz
Director of Enterprise Sales and Account Management, Ortec

Hector Orozco
CEO, Syncontext Supply Chain

Kevin Otto
Sr. Director, Community Engagement, GS1 US

Loudon Owen
Chief Executive Officer & Chair, DLT Labs

Philip Palin
Principal, Independent Research and Analysis

Donna Palumbo-miele
President & Chief Executive Officer, Concordia Supply Chain Group LLC

Tom Parr
Vice President of Operations, Dixon Valve & Coupling

Ryan Parrot
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Intel Corporation

Trevor Patric
Director Transportation Procurement, Systems, and Carrier Administration, W.W. Grainger

Justin Patton
Director RFID Lab, Auburn University

David Peckman
Director, Enterprise Sales, DAT

Eric Pettersen
Strategic Alliance Director, Supply Chain, KPMG LLP

Lonnell Pitts
Director, Inventory Management and Process Improvement, McPherson Oil Companies Inc.

Mike Policastro
Supply Chain Author and Researcher, Global Supply Chain Institute, University of Tennessee

Amy Proctor
Group Vice President, Logistics Solutions, Trinity Logistics

Andrew Rae
Director of Planning, Yasso, Inc.

Priya Rajagopalan
Chief Product Officer, FourKites

Jill Raker
Managing Partner, Greenbriar Equity Group, LP

Phil Ramsdale
President, Transport Solutions, LLC

Demian Raspall
Head of Logistics Solutions, Google Shopping

Elijah Ray
Chief Customer Officer, Sunland Logistics

Kevin Reader
Director Marketing and Business Development, KNAPP

Mark Redini
Vice President, Echo Global Logistics

Michael Regan
Co-Founder & Chief of Relationship Development, Tranzact Technologies

Kim Reheiser
Program Director, Sterling Supplier Management and Control Tower, LBM

John Reiersgaard
Program Manager/Project Engineer, Intel Corporation

Josh Reser
Director Financial Planning Analysis, Novelis

Greg Ritter
Chief Customer Officer, XPO Logistics

Lance Roberts
Chief Executive Officer, Plains Dedicated

Stephanie Rodriguez
Vice President, Leasing & Development, Duke Realty

Dale Rogers
ON Semiconductor Professor Of Business, Arizona State University

Ryan Rogers
Chief Transformation Officer, Covenant Transport

Irina Rosca
Director, Supply Chain and Customer Success, Helix

Tadina Ross
Managing Director, Surge Transportation

Sarah Ruffcorn
President, Trinity Logistics

Gail Rutkowski
Executive Director, NASSTRAC

Chandrasekaran S
Information Technology Architect, Cisco Systems

Sanjeev Sahni
Head, International Supply Chain, Wayfair Inc.

Victor Sales
Operations Director, Danone Waters Spain

Regenia Sanders
Principal, Supply Chain & Operations, EY

Amar Sanghera
Global Leader Supply Chain, Global Business Services, LBM

Amitava Sarkar
Managing Director, Transportation & Logistics Investment Banking, J.P.morgan

Gregg Sayers
Vice President of Supply Chain, Stein Mart

Jessica Scaggs
Vice President, Inventory & Demand Management, Dollar General

Andrew Schroeder
VP Of Research And Analysis, Direct Relief

Tim Scott
SVP of Supply Chain, Sobeys

Shay Scott
Executive Director, Global SC Institute, Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee

Warren Shaw
Corporate Transportation Manager, MAPEI USA

Lily Shen
Chief Executive Officer, Transfix

Kristy Shimkus
Enterprise Technology Sales Leader, Salesforce

Nick Shroeger
Chief Network Solutions Officer, Coyote Logistics

Robin Siekerman
Vice President of Marketing & Customer Solutions, The Shippers Group

Bob Silverman
Managing Director, Supply Chain & Logistics, JLL

Omar Singh
President, Surge Transportation

Mike Sinkovitz
Senior Vice President, CTM, Coyote Logistics

Eric Smith
Director of Logistics, LANXESS

Kevin Smith
President and Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting

Chris Soloway
Manager, Solutions and Strategy, XPO Logistics

Brian Sowul
Senior Product Manager,

Robert Stang
Partner, Husch Blackwell (Intl Trade Law Firm)

Theodore (Ted) Stank
Faculty Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, University of Tennessee

William Stenger
Director, Food Solutions, KNAPP North America, KNAPP

Hannah Stolz
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Wheaton College

Chris Stout
Senior Vice President, JLL

Gregory Stuart
Executive Director, Broward County Metropolitan Planning Organization

Bill Sullivan
Executive Vice President, Advocacy, American Trucking Associations

Hugh Tait
Vice President Customer Solutions, The Shippers Group

Eric Termeunde
Co-Founder, NoW of Work

Stephanie Thomas
Associate Professor of Practice of Supply Chain Management, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Sylvie Thompson
Supply Chain Practice Leader, Infosys

Rich Thompson
International Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions, JLL

Jane Tierney
Founder / Chief Operating Officer, purple link

Brian Tomchick
Senior Manager, Operations, Whirlpool Canada

Huy Tran
Material Program Specialist, Raytheon Technologies

Randy Tucker
President and CEO, GEODIS

Kim Vaccaro
Senior Manager, International Operations, The Home Depot

Arthur Valdez, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer, Target

Lani Van Gerve
Consultant, iPlan Global

Steven Jan Van Hengel
Sr. Business Manager Shippers & Forwarders, Port of Rotterdam

Kyle Vangoethem
Director of Solutions, Wagner Logistics

Eduardo Vargas
Regional Director US West/Southwest, Morrison Express Corporation

Mary Vechiola
Senior Product Manager, U.S. Bank

Angelo Ventrone
Vice President, Logistics, Uline

Susan Vidovic
Director of Traffic & Transportation, Sherwin Williams

Bob Voltmann
Former Chief Executive Officer, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)

Mark Wallace
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, CSX Corporation

Matt Walsh
Bizdev Echo Global Logistics / Founder, TrophySmack

Karen Warren
Manager, The Joshua Tree Group

Jeff Wernick
Managing Director - Business Consulting Division, Ronald Blue Trust

Greg West
VP North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

Jacob Westfall
Senior Associate, CBRE

Donnie Williams
Director of Supply Chain Management Research Center, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas

Steve Wilson
Vice President, Industrial Technology, Siggins

Mike Winchell
Vice President of Finance, Peak Design

Jonathan Wright
Global And Na Lead For Cognitive Process Reengineering, IBM

Mark Wry
Senior Manager, Engineering, Under Armour

Michael Wrzesinski
Global Transportation Manager, Richardson Electronics Ltd

John Yablonsky
Enterprise Applications Director, CSS Industries, Inc.

Peter Yost
Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Fourkites

Lauren Ziccardi
VP of Solutions Development, inVia Robotics

Michael Zimmerman
Partner, Kearney

George Zsidisin
John W. Barriger III Professor of Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Director, Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Research (Scr3) Institute, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors



• BLUME global
• infor
• Uber Freight
• XPOLogistics

• esri
• Expeditors

• centiro
• project 44
• SmartWay
• Trimble