Thursday, August 9th 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EDT
Pierre Mitchell Chief Research Officer Spend Matters
Kim Addington Chief Operating Officer NPI
About Our Speakers:
Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters Spend Matters’ Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell has 25 years of procurement and supply chain industry and consulting experience, and is a recognized procurement expert specializing in supply processes, practices, metrics, and enabling tools and services. He is a regular contributor to business publications, a frequent presenter at industry events around the world and counts himself fortunate to have served and interacted with so many CPOs and future CPOs.
Kim Addington, Chief Operating Officer, NPI NPI’s Chief Operating Officer Kim Addington has 29 years of enterprise IT executive experience. Leveraging knowledge gained in leadership roles for IT vendors in the development tools, middleware, file transfer and data security subcategories, she joined NPI eight years ago to help IT buyers get maximum value for every purchase. Transaction-specific price benchmark analysis, license optimization and negotiation intel are the cornerstones of NPI’s IT sourcing services.