Panels & Speakers
2022 SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED
12:30 – 1:15 PM | View session intro
2021 Outlook: What Will the Coming Year Hold for Transportation and Logistics?
2020 was a volatile year. What will the coming year hold, and how can you position for growth and success in 2021?
Moderator: Benjamin Gordon – CEO, Cambridge Capital
1:20 – 2:05 PM | View session intro
Voice of the Customer
How are your customers’ businesses evolving, and how can you anticipate their future needs? Discover what supply chain logistics challenges lay ahead for your clients, and what they expect you to provide for them, now and in the future.
Moderator: Gene Tyndall – Senior Partner, eMATE Consulting
2:10 – 2:55 PM | View session intro
Supply Chain Technologies: What’s New and Exciting?
What are the leading supply chain technology companies doing to expand their services and markets in 2021? How does technology drive business and improvements? What is the value of technology in logistics?
Moderator: Matt Smalley – Principal, Cambridge Capital
Participants will receive a 10-minute window to showcase their Big Idea live on stage in the fields of Transportation, Supply Chain, and Logistics to potential customers, mentors and investors.
Finalists will be judged and voted on by both the attendees and the respected industry leader “Sharks”.
12:10 – 12:40 PM | Watch interview
Town Hall with Louis DeJoy – 75th United States Postmaster General
2:35 – 3:00 PM
Keynote with Stéphane Bancel – CEO, Moderna
12:45 – 1:30 PM
State of the Industry: Logistics Perspective
What innovations are top logistics companies pursuing in 2021? What is happening in truck brokerage, warehousing, freight forwarding, and value-added services?
Moderator: Dave Stubbs – Operating Partner, BGSA Holdings, LLC
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Dealmaking in the Supply Chain Market: Who is Winning and How?
We saw a spike in deal activity in 2020. Merger and acquisition activity in the industry is growing. Amidst all the market changes, what kinds of deals will be completed in 2021? What kinds of strategies make sense? Should you buy, sell, merge, raise capital, or pursue other scenarios? Hear from top CEOs, investors and practitioners on current deal approaches.
Moderator: Benjamin Gordon – CEO, Cambridge Capital
3:05 – 3:50 PM | View session intro
State of the Industry: Trucking Perspective
Trucking is a leading indicator for the economy? Are we entering a downturn, in trucking and more broadly? How will capacity providers respond to challenges including economic cycles, trade wars, technology threats, and environmental requirements?
Moderator: Jack Holmes – Chairman, Emerge Market
3:55 – 4:40 PM | View session intro
Managing Technology in this Era of Disruption
Technology is critical for business success, but the continued disruption by new software, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, robotics, and several other advances requires smart decisions and knowledge management. This Panel will provide strategies for dealing with disruptions, deciding on technological investments, and leveraging technologies for customer success.
Moderator: Rimas Kapeskas – Operating Partner, Cambridge Capital
George Abernathy – President, FreightWaves
Guy Bloch – CEO, Bringg
Sid Brown – CEO, NFI
William A. Brown – VADM, USN (Ret.), President & CEO, National Defense Transportation Association
John E. Carr – President & CEO, MIQ Logistics
Alejandro Castro – Managing Director, North America, CEVA Logistics
Paris Cole – CEO, Truckstop.com
Bohn H. Crain – Founder, Chairman & CEO, Radiant Logistics, Inc.
Ann Drake – Chairman & CEO, DSC Logistics
Gary Enzor – Chairman & CEO, Quality Distribution
Ed Feitzinger – Vice President, Global Logistics, Amazon
John Ferguson – President & CEO, SCI Logistics
Gotthard Haug – CEO, Teleplan International
Raymond J. Garcia – Executive Chairman, Network Global Logistics
Jim Hertwig – President & CEO, Florida East Coast Railway
John Hextall – President & CEO North America, Kuehne + Nagel Inc.
Jack Holmes – Chairman, Emerge (Former President, UPS Freight)
Jack Kennedy – Founder & CEO, Platform Science
Brad Jacobs – Chairman & CEO, XPO Logistics
Todd Johnson – Global Vice President 3PL Global Business Unit, JDA Software
Mary Kaufman – VP Product, Takeoff Technologies
Udo Lange – President & CEO, FedEx Logistics
Derek Leathers – President & CEO, Werner Enterprises
Greg Lehmkuhl – President & CEO, Lineage Logistics
Christopher Logan – President, Livingston U.S.A., Livingston International
Tom Madine – CEO, Worldwide Express
Shoaib Makani – CEO & Co-Founder, KeepTruckin
Frank McGuigan – CEO, Transplace
Cindy J. Miller – CEO, Stericycle
Craig Mygatt – CEO, SeaLand Americas Division
Chris O’Brien – CCO, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Richard Phillips Jr. – CEO, Pilot Freight Services
Jim Ritchie – President & CEO, RedStone Logistics, LLC
Steve Robinson – Chief Supply Chain Officer, Oh My Green
Jeff Rogers – CEO, Universal Truckload Services, Inc.
Tom Schmitt – President, CEO & Director, Forward Air Corporation
Zvi Schreiber – CEO, Freightos
Paul Svindland – CEO, Celadon
Jason Tham – CEO, Nulogy
Eric Thorsen – CTO, JDA Software Group Inc.
Gene Tyndall – Executive Vice President, Tompkins International
Paul T. Verst – President & CEO, Verst Group Logistics
Bill Villalon – President, APL Logistics
James Welch – CEO, YRC Worldwide
Mark A. Yeager – CEO, Redwood Logistics