ESC Brussels 2011

Event Details | Event Overview | Session Details | Speaker Profiles

Event Details

Date: November 7-9, 2011
Venue: Hotel Bloom, Brussels, Belgium


Event Overview

As a Conference Content Partner, Infosys joins hands with SupplyChainStandard.com to present Europe's leading supply chain congress, Extended Supply Chain Brussels 2011. This year, the conference theme focuses on collaboration across the extended supply chain, risk and major disruptions and impact of fluctuating economies.


Session Details

Session 1

Topic: Co-opetition and Horizontal Collaboration: Collaboration 2.0
Moderator: Raj Narasimhan, Associate Vice President - Manufacturing, Infosys
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Time:12:00 CET

Session Description

Learn more about the benefits of collaboration through gains in finance, environment, performance and growth. Know how collaboration helps support new initiatives with key deliverables and clear benefits. Further, gain knowledge on how suppliers and retailers engage upstream to optimize end-to-end performance.

Session 2

Topic: Collaborating across the extended supply chain: The key to visibility and connectivity in our global economy
Panelist: Sudhir Chaturvedi, Vice President and Head - Manufacturing Europe, Infosys
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time: 14:10 CET

Session Description

Gain a close look at supply chain collaboration across outsourced manufacturing, supplier and customer partnerships. This calls for collaboration beyond linking information systems to fully integrated business processes and organization structures. The session highlights how the ultimate goal of collaboration includes early sensing of demand and gaining market intelligence for better visibility into customer demand and supplier performance. This results in effective metrics and performance measurement in a collaborative environment.


Speaker Profiles

Sudhir Chaturvedi

Sudhir Chaturvedi has over 15 years of experience across manufacturing, retail and technology industries. He is one of the founders of Infosys' European operations and is instrumental in building and managing strategic relationships in the region. Currently, he heads Infosys' manufacturing business unit in Europe. Sudhir is a member of the Unit Leadership team and the European Leadership Council. He has also played several leadership roles. He was the U.K. Head of Sales prior to his current role.

Sudhir is an expert on global sourcing and a leading speaker on sourcing models and offshore outsourcing in Europe. He is a guest lecturer at business schools in Switzerland, the United Kingdom and The Netherlands.

Raj Narasimhan

Raj Narasimhan has been instrumental in establishing Infosys’ presence across Europe for Consulting, Technology and Engineering services. He is a member of Infosys’ Europe Executive Council. Currently, Raj manages some of company’s largest engagements in the continent with multi-disciplinary global teams. Also, he manages client relationships in High-Tech and Discrete Manufacturing sectors across Europe. Raj anchors Infosys Global Supply chain group and specializes in the design and delivery of solutions that focus on creation and consumption of supply chain information to realize business value.

Raj joined Infosys in 1996 and has since gained significant experience working with clients across several industry verticals in the US, Europe and India.

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