Procurecon Indirect West 2017

September 18-September 20, 2017

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ


Eileen McCulloch

Co-Founder, Network for Value Chain Excellence
W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University

Eileen, certified as an Emotional Intelligence assessor and coach by the Hay Group, has over 30 years experience as a businesswoman, teacher, and entrepreneur.

She recently retired from the Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business where, for 18 years, she was part of both the Supply Chain Management Department and the Graduate Career Center. She developed and maintained relationships with supply chain executives and co-created and led the University’s supply chain center, i.e., The Network for Value Chain Excellence. She also created and taught a mandatory course for first year MBA students about Emotional Intelligence, including the analysis of the 360 EI survey required of all students.

Prior to relocating to Phoenix from Chicago, she owned and operated a print shop serving the business community of Chicago’s North Shore, taught, and sold residential real estate. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017: Do The Right Thing

09:30 AM Panel: Keeping It Fresh: Creating A Culture Of Innovation

We all know innovation is critical to building a competitive edge. But, pragmatically, what does one actually do to realize it? How do you overcome the barriers of lack of support, fear, and antipathy? And how do you create a culture of innovation? What are the key criteria and examples of implementation? This interactive session will mine the expertise and experiences of our panelists and our attendees to identify actions you can take.