Business Best Practices & Emerging Technologies Conference
Wisconsin's Premier Thought Leadership Event
Monona Terrace, Madison, WI (Google map)
Oct. 4, 2012, 8:30–4:45
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Next year's conference to be held on October 1, 2013!
On October 4 more than 660 marketing, IT and supply chain professionals
for Wisconsin's premier thought-leadership event.
Gruen is a renowned brand builder, marketer and digital-media
thought leader. A principal with
Quantum Media, Erica
focuses on branding, marketing, digital media and advertising
strategy for many of the world's largest companies. She is former President/CEO of The Food Network and FoodNetwork.com, the #1
site for food. As SVP and
new-media strategist of
Saatchi & Saatchi
during the 1990s, she launched the advertising giant's digital-marketing group, one of
Madison Avenue's first. She holds an MS in educational psychology
from UW-Madison and a
BA with honors from University of Michigan. She will deliver the
plenary keynote address and receive the UW E-Business Institute
2012 Distinguished Fellow Award.
Dr. Raj Veeramani is Robert Ratner Chair Professor at UW-Madison
and Executive Director
of the UW E-Business Consortium, the UW E-Business Institute, and the UW RFID Lab.
He holds a dual appointment in the university's College of
Engineering and Wisconsin School of Business. His expertise spans e-business strategy, supply chain management, IT business alignment and building customer-centered organizations.
His work has embodied collaboration with companies in many
industries, helping them develop e-business strategies and
implementation roadmaps. He received his PhD and MS degrees in
industrial engineering from Purdue University and a BS in mechanical
engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Robert E. Kress
Executive Director, Global
Vice President, Chief
Panel Discussion on Privacy & Security Issues in
a Cloudy Environment
Panelists from American
Family Insurance, Lands' End, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.,
and Johnson Controls.
SVP, Customer Supply
Chain & Logistics