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Scaling for Global Markets!

April 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

‘But will it scale?’
Perhaps the most commonly heard phrase in Silicon Valley! Let’s explore ‘scaling’ through the lens of supply chain management executives of the world’s largest, fastest growing and most exciting companies. Is a supply chain optimized when speed is prioritized over efficiency? Or do business and supply chain goals differ? Your registration covers an opening keynote by Christopher Yeh, Co-author (with Reid Hoffman) of Blitzscaling, Founder of Blitzscaling Ventures and General Partner of Wasabi Ventures Global. Christopher Yeh will deliver an opening keynote and autograph his book, “Blitzscaling” for all participants!

April 17, 2019 – 4:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Event Location

Golden Gate University
536 Mission Street, 4th Floor Law Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Short walk from Montgomery St. BART station – recommended)

Keynote Presenter
Christopher Yeh, Author
“Blitzscaling: The Lighting Fast Path to Massively Valuable Companies”

Whether you are a founder, a manager, a potential employee, or an investor,… understanding blitzscaling will allow you to make better decisions in a world where speed is the critical competitive advantage. With the power of blitzscaling, the adopted son of a Syrian immigrant (Steve Jobs), the adopted son of a Cuban immigrant (Jeff Bezos), and a former English teacher and volunteer tour guide (Jack Ma) were all able to build businesses that changed—and are still changing—the world.”

Scaling for Global Markets – Panel Part 1

Karl Braitberg, VP, Global Capacity Delivery

Craig Cuffie, Chief Procurement Officer

Bindiya Vakil, CEO

Scaling for Global Markets – Panel Part 2

Claudia Knowlton-Chike,
Infrastructure Business Operations Support Central Director

Renee Yao, Sr. Product and Marketing Manager

Anne-Mari Parkkinen, Supply Chain Analyst

Event Agenda

4:00 p.m. – Registration, Networking and Refreshments
4:30 p.m. – Networking Reception and Book Signing
5:30 p.m. – Welcome and Keynote Address
6:00 p.m. – Panel – Scaling for Global Markets Part 1
Karl Braitberg, Google; Craig Cuffie, Salesforce; Bindiya Vakil, Resilinc
7:00 p.m. – Panel – Scaling for Global Markets Part 2
Claudia Knowlton-Chike, Facebook; Kyle Pittman, Tesla; Renee Yao, NVIDIA
8:00 p.m. – Book Signing and Networking

8:30 p.m. – Wrap-up

A variety of heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.


Includes refreshments (heavy hors d’oeuvres), first drink and an autographed hardcover copy of 2019 book by Reid Hoffman and Christopher Yeh, Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

CSCMP Member: $75
Non-member: $100

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April 17, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Michele Carroll


Golden Gate University – San Francisco
536 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
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