Procurecon Indirect West 2017

September 18-September 20, 2017

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ


Yorkie Chan

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Yorkie is a seasoned sourcing professional who believes that success lies in building strong relationships with business partners of all level; through these established partnerships and acting as a trusted advisor, she plans and executes strategies to achieve shared business goals to deliver exceptional results. Yorkie has kept the same work philosophy throughout her career to repeatedly reduce costs in an array of indirect spend categories within the Retail, Consumer Products and Technology industries. Yorkie is currently at Uber Technologies managing procurement of Facility Services: developing processes and strategies to optimize the $100MM operational budget. Before joining Uber, Yorkie held a similar role at Apple. Prior to Apple, Yorkie led the Strategic Sourcing function for Gap Japan, with responsibility for implementing sourcing plans across the Store Construction, Print Production, Packaging, Energy, and Travel categories.

Tuesday September 19, 2017: Revolutionizing Relationships: Innovation Among Us

17:00 PM Roundtable Discussions

1. Creating a Quality RFP
Steven Jeffrey, FVP, Strategic Sourcing; SunTrust Bank

2. High Expectations: Statements Of Work
Nancy Tiran, Senior Director Procurement – Strategic Sourcing, P2P Business Integrations, and Systems; Best Buy

3. Totally Worth It: Total Cost Of Ownership
Sarfaraz M. Araz, Strategic Sourcing Manager; Home Depot

4. Going Digital: eSourcing And eProcurement
Kevin Chihak, Senior Buyer, Procurement and Strategic Sourcing; PetSmart

5. Supplier Relationships and Performance Management
Yorkie Chan, Strategic Sourcing Manager; Uber

6. Social Media & Supplier Relationships
Mark Zafra, Head of Strategic Procurement; Twitter

7. The Next Generation of Intelligent Spend Management
Gabe Perez, General Manager, Power Applications; Coupa Software 

8. GPOs and Procurement:  Innovation in the Era of Disruption
Tripp Cates, Director of National Accounts, Manufacturing, CoreTrust & James Hallock; CoreTrust

9. Making the Most Of Data Analytics
Kate Short, Head Of Procurement; Nestle

10. What Comes First: The Process or The Tool?
Constantine Limberakis, VP of Product Marketing, Determine, Inc.
Dave Quillin, Manager, Procurement, Alliant Credit Union
Kevin Devlin, Vice President, Finance, Alliant Credit Union