KEYNOTES

March 28: Two Keynote Presentations to provide you a strategic view of operations and management

Jim Thompkins Operations Summit

Dr. James A. Tompkins, Chairman and CEO of Tompkins International, is an international authority on designing and implementing end-to-end supply chains. His focus over the last several years has been in the areas of eCommerce, Omnichannel and supply chain transformations. As the founder and CEO of Tompkins International, he provides leadership for Tompkins global consulting and implementation business and stresses the requirement for Strategy before Structure and Structure before Implementation.

In his Keynote, The ABC’s of Digital Disruptions for Omnichannel and DTC Operations, Tompkins will bring insights from his 35-plus years as CEO of a consulting / integration firm and his focus on helping companies achieve profitable growth, and provide an insider’s view into what makes great companies even better. As a high-level business and supply chain strategy advisor, his unique perspective prepares corporations and executives for the future.

Afterburners Operations SummitAfterburner, Inc.: For nearly 20 years, this highly motivated team of current and former fighter pilots, U.S. Navy SEALs and other elite military professionals have brought the processes of high-performing military teams to organizations around the world to close execution gaps, accelerate learning and improve individual, team and organizational performance.

They teach Flawless ExecutionSM through four simple, scalable steps: Plan. Debrief. Execute. Debrief. This framework leverages the same principles of teamwork, accountability and continuous learning utilized in their military careers to win when the chips were down, stakes were high, and failure was not an option.

The power of Flawless Execution is recognized by leading business management and leadership development scholars around the world and their Executive Consultants have spoken at notable business schools, including Harvard, Wharton, Vanderbilt, Emory, MIT and Duke.