COVID-19 is sweeping across the global economy and disrupting supply chains in all industries. Listen to procurement experts, Dr. Marcell Vollmer, Chief Innovation Officer at Celonis, Heiko Schwarz, Founder and Managing Director at riskmethods, and Erin McFarlane, Head of Strategy at Fairmarkit, as they discuss best practices to navigate a global crisis.
Dr. Marcell Vollmer is the Chief Innovation Officer at Celonis. He focuses on supporting go-to-market teams and customer and partner relationships through his expertise and executive sponsorship. Marcell is a 14-year SAP veteran who was Chief Digital Officer at SAP Ariba where he drove strategies to help the world’s leading companies to eliminate procurement and supply chain complexity. Before that, he was Chief Procurement Officer at SAP where he led over 200 professionals who managed billions in global spend.
Heiko has been working in the software business for over 17 years, with 14 years in different areas of the strategic purchasing market. He has excellent knowledge in procurement, supply management, and risk management and has been successfully helping supply chain and procurement organizations implement solutions to increase performance, reduce costs, and minimize risks. He co-founded riskmethods in 2013 to focus on delivering an innovative SaaS solution for comprehensive supply chain risk management.
Erin McFarlane is the Head of Strategy and Execution for Fairmarkit, the intelligent sourcing platform. Erin has over twenty years of experience in procurement and supply chain technology and is passionate about sourcing, contract negotiation, and spend analytics.