Strategies for a Never Normal World

Boost Your Sourcing Smarts to Empower Better Negotiations

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 1:00pm ET

CPOs are constantly looking to procurement teams to drive more value from sourcing and contracts. And today, your business must be agile, resilient and cost-effective — all at the same time. How do you begin? Where should you source from now? What can you do to ensure the best prices from your suppliers?

Join us on 4/13 to get the answers you need from industry experts. This live webcast will feature leading GEP thought leaders who will lay out real-world approaches you can use to ensure you’re armed with the most favorable terms. Gain valuable negotiation leverage with the right mindset — and the right technologies, such as AI-powered, automated should-cost models — to secure the outcomes and contracts you want and have to have. Give your company a competitive edge with stronger sourcing strategies and useful tips.

What You'll Gain in Under 60 Minutes

  1. Why procurement’s mission is about more than reducing costs
  2. The evolution of should-cost modeling
  3. How to get the negotiation edge you need from the right data sources
  4. How AI is breathing new life into strategic sourcing
  5. Insights on automating sourcing processes

30+ Years of Procurement Expertise Coming to you Live

Ravi Sethi
Vice President

Ravi brings in-depth industry knowledge and global experience with leading large-scale transformation programs in Procurement, Supply Chain and M&A synergy capture. His areas of expertise include Direct Materials strategy and planning, Digital procurement, accelerating value realization leveraging Market Intelligence and Advanced Analytics.

Ravi has over 30 years of strategic sourcing and category management experience and has led multiple procurement and sourcing engagements globally for various Fortune 500 clients. Ravi most recently worked within Accenture leading the Direct Materials Practice to deliver significant COGs improvement year over year through innovative levers. His team developed an advanced analytics platform that integrated advanced category strategies and ML based should cost models that accelerated identification and realization of savings opportunities. Prior to that Ravi worked in numerous global Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering roles in DuPont and Hewlett Packard.

Ravi has earned an MS in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Chennai, India

Why Our Webinars Are Different:


Join the convo with ease: You don't need to download or install any software to join us, just internet access! Not to mention, it's absolutely free.


We've done the work for you: Hours or research, tons of insights, and industry-backed findings packed into a one-hour interactive virtual experience for your team.


For experts, by experts: Hear from Procurement industry trailblazers with 45+ years of combined experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain and category management and negotiations.


Don't just watch, truly connect with globally recognized visionaries by asking your most pressing questions during our LIVE Q&A session.


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