SPEAKERS AND PANELS

Meet the visionary leaders who drive supply chain evolution through innovation, sustainable energy and technologically advanced fulfillment solutions.

FUTURE READY. THE SUPPLY CHAIN 2.0

Today, true champions are facilitating the movement of goods in a world where speed is sacrosanct. These leaders are revolutionizing a massive transformation to future-proof the global supply chain against the next inevitable disruption. Join a keynote conversation with two visionary leaders.

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DAVE CLARK

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Flexport

Dave Clark, Co-CEO of Flexport, is driving the next generation of supply chain logistics and fulfillment to continue to build on Flexport’s meteoric growth. Previously, he was the CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon, the division that owns the technology and customer experience for Amazon.com. His background and vision in all things supply chain are taking technology and innovation to a whole new level.

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HAMID MOGHADAM

Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman
Prologis

Hamid is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prologis. In 1983, Hamid co-founded the company's predecessor, AMB Property Corporation, and led it through its initial public offering in 1997, as well as its merger with Prologis in 2011. He has been a board member since the company’s inception and serves on the board’s executive committee.

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SUSIE GHARIB

Anchor and Senior Special Correspondent, Fortune
(Moderator)

Susie is a highly experienced anchor, reporter and writer for the nation’s most prestigious news organizations including PBS, CNBC, and Fortune Magazine. She is an award-winning national television financial journalist with extensive knowledge of U.S. and international business, economics, and markets.

THE FUTURE OF FULFILLMENT DELIVERED

There’s a lot of buzz about the future of autonomous everything. But is it real? Meet three extraordinary leaders piloting the future of fulfillment in mobility, robotics and strategies that are taking the supply chain well into the future—today.

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RON KYSLINGER

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kyslinger Consulting International

Ron Kyslinger, president and CEO, Kyslinger Consulting International, brings strategic insight in guiding companies through some of their most daunting challenges across supply chain logistics. As a critical advisor to some of the world's largest logistics companies, Ron will share the innovative and transformative changes he has supported implementing in robotics, autonomous vehicles, operations, e-commerce and more.

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BLAIN NEWTON

Chief Operating Officer
BETA Technologies

Blain Newton, chief operating officer at electric aerospace company BETA Technologies, will discuss the company’s visions to transform fulfillment to benefit companies, small and large. Hear how they are creating an end-to-end electric delivery system for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) planes, last-mile delivery vehicles and charging networks.

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SAMUEL REEVES

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Fort Robotics

Samuel Reeves, founder and CEO, Fort Robotics, has developed and deployed groundbreaking lifesaving robotics to detect and clear landmines and improvised explosive devices. He founded Fort Robotics to deploy secure wireless machine controls for construction, agriculture, manufacturing and warehousing industries. He will share the latest safety innovations for complex businesses managing through extremely hazardous environments.

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BEN RYDER HOWE

Journalist, Contributor
The New York Times
(Moderator)

Ben Ryder Howe is a New York Times contributor and journalist with depth, humor, and experience at blue-chip publications spanning travel, the arts, foreign affairs, and business and investigative reporting. He has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Outside, and his work has been selected for Best American Travel Writing. He is a former senior editor of The Paris Review. He is the author of My Korean Deli: Risking It All for a Convenience Store.

THE RACE TO ZERO

Companies and countries have committed to climate action over the next three decades with a promise of net-zero emissions before 2050. Reducing supply chain emissions sits squarely at the center of this goal. Representing a significant portion of global emissions, the logistics industry is racing toward electrification with two leading companies engaged in the transformation. 

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ANNETTE CLAYTON

Chief Executive Officer
Schneider Electric, North America

Annette Clayton serves as the chief executive officer for Schneider Electric North America. She is responsible for the region’s business strategy, developing and fostering new growth business models specifically in the areas of sustainability, decarbonization and renewables. In her role she is partnering with innovators, industry and governments to further the mission towards an all-electric world.

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HAMID MOGHADAM

Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman
Prologis

Hamid is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prologis. In 1983, Hamid co-founded the company's predecessor, AMB Property Corporation, and led it through its initial public offering in 1997, as well as its merger with Prologis in 2011. He has been a board member since the company’s inception and serves on the board’s executive committee.

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SUSIE GHARIB

Anchor and Senior Special Correspondent, Fortune
(Moderator)

Susie is a highly experienced anchor, reporter and writer for the nation’s most prestigious news organizations including PBS, CNBC, and Fortune Magazine. She is an award-winning national television financial journalist with extensive knowledge of U.S. and international business, economics, and markets.

ENERGY FORWARD

Decarbonization and electrification is a strategic priority on the corporate agenda. Pressure on natural resources, environmental and social trends are driving demand for rapid innovation and adoption of renewable technologies and solutions. These pressing challenges have created extraordinary opportunities for visionary companies. 

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CALVIN BUTLER

President and Chief Operating Officer
Exelon Corporation

Calvin Butler, chief operating officer at Exelon Corp, will share how the nation’s largest utility company continues to make substantial investments in the clean energy transition with a focus on innovative solutions that deliver safe, reliable, resilient, affordable energy to customers and communities.

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JUAN MACIAS

Chief Executive Officer
AlphaStruxure

Juan Macias, CEO of AlphaStruxure, will share the next generation of integrated innovations the company is pioneering in the energy space. With an "art of the possible" mindset, he’ll explore and explain the delivery of customized energy as a service (EaaS) solutions that are transforming sustainability, resilience and reliability into a strategic advantage

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RUDOLPH WYNTER

President
National Grid New York

Rudolph "Rudy" Wynter, president, National Grid New York, manages the delivery of energy to over four million people across the state of New York. He brings a groundbreaking perspective to not only clean energy transformation but also large battery energy storage systems, generation plants and the development and construction of complex capital projects.

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LIZ YOUNG

Reporter, Logistics Report
The Wall Street Journal
(Moderator)

Liz Young is a reporter covering logistics and the supply chain for The Wall Street Journal's Logistics Report. Before joining the Journal, Liz covered real estate and economic development at the New York Business Journal, and reported on New York state government and health care for the Albany Business Review. She began her career as news editor at the Business Review.

WHERE INNOVATION DRIVES LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE

“Expect the unexpected.” This has become the mantra of global companies of all sizes forced to adapt to a new way of working over the past two years, driving unprecedented innovation across all sectors of business. Join an innovation panel of three leaders at the forefront of delivering legendary innovation and performance in beauty, mobility and workforce today.

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LESLEY SLATON BROWN

Chief Diversity Officer
HP Inc.

Lesley Slaton Brown, chief diversity officer at HP Inc., will talk about the transformational impact a diverse corporate culture has on innovation, retention and company legacy. She'll discuss her frontier thinking about being an agent of change and the need to be intentional and bold.

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ADAM GROSSER

Chairman and Managing Partner
UP.Partners

Adam Grosser, chairman and managing partner at UP.Partners, will share the next frontier of drone and small craft delivery with an insider’s view of the rapid and jaw-dropping transformation taking place in the delivery of goods to our doorsteps and beyond.

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CARL HANEY

EVP, Global Research & Development
The Estée Lauder Companies

Carl Haney, EVP, Global Research & Development at The Estée Lauder Companies, will discuss the stunning innovation taking place across the beauty sector and the company’s extraordinary response to the opportunities and challenges of the past two years.

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BRYAN WALSH

Editor, Future Perfect
Vox
(Moderator)

Bryan Walsh is the editor of Vox's Future Perfect section, which covers the ideas, people and approaches needed to make the world a better place for everyone. He previously served as Axios's Future Correspondent, and worked at TIME magazine for 15 years as a foreign correspondent, a climate change writer and as international editor. He is the author of the 2019 book End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World.

NOURISHING THE WORLD

How do you get food to people when the supply chain breaks? You create a new supply chain. Renowned chef and founder of the World Central Kitchen, José Andrés and his teams travel to the frontlines of disaster to feed the displaced and hungry. And they leave only after a resilient food system is built with locally led solutions. Hear firsthand his inspiring stories about how it works. 

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JOSÉ ANDRÉS

Chef, Restaurateur, Humanitarian
World Central Kitchen

José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, humanitarian, and chef. He is a pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States, known for his groundbreaking avant-garde cuisine and award-winning group of restaurants located throughout the United States and beyond. A committed advocate of food and hunger issues, Andrés formed World Central Kitchen, a non-profit specializing in delivering food relief in the wake of natural and humanitarian disasters.
 

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TRACY WARD

Managing Director, Global Head of Marketing, Prologis

Tracy Ward, Managing Director, Global Head of Marketing for Prologis, is responsible for
defining and implementing the company’s marketing and growth programs. She previously led the
company’s global investor relations program.