FREE Webinar: The Keys to Successful Procurement Digital Transformation

Friday 7 June 2019
12.00 noon to 12.45pm AEST

Eric Wimphen, Head of Australia and New Zealand, Ivalua
Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua

The Keys to Successful Procurement Digital Transformation

To meet the ever growing list of procurement objectives, leaders must effectively transform their organizations. While most organizations have begun this journey, many hit roadblocks along the way which could easily have been avoided.

Join this session to learn how you can map a path that enables you to rapidly progress to best-in-class procurement, and beyond, to establish a true competitive advantage for your company.

  • What are the benefits of successful digital transformation of procurement?
  • How can procurement help build a competitive advantage?
  • What are the typical roadblocks encountered on the path to best-in-class procurement?
  • How can you plan a path that maximizes your chance of a rapid, effective digital transformation?




Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua

Alex has spent over 15 years of his career evangelizing Spend Management, shaping its evolution and working closely with hundreds of customers to support their Digital Transformation journeys.

As CMO at Ivalua, Alex leads overall marketing strategy and thought leadership programs. Alex also spent 12 years at Ariba, first building and running the spend analytics business as General Manager. He then built and led Ariba’s international marketing team until successful acquisition by SAP, transitioning to lead business network marketing globally.

Earlier, Alex was a founding member of Zeborg (acquired by Emptoris) where he developed vertical procurement applications. He began his career in the U.S. Cavalry, leading tank and scout platoons through 2 combat deployments. Alex holds a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an international M.B.A. from INSEAD




Eric Wimphen, Head of Australia and New Zealand, Ivalua

With a career spanning over 20 years within the Financial Market, Management Consulting sector and Solutions implementation, Eric has been fortunate to hold leadership positions with various management and information technology consulting firms. His roles allowed him to define, lead and implement powerful business strategies for clients and internal business, delivering ‘technology enabled business transformation’ projects, including on the Procurement area. Eric’s clients include the Real Estate, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail and Distribution, Oil, Manufacturing, CPG and Government industries within Australia and Europe.

Eric is a driven professional with initiative and a sharp mind. His ability to execute thorough and well-planned solutions involving re-organisation, process reengineering, IT implementation, Digital & Technology development and change management are testament to his professional value.