General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus to Keynote Ivalua NOW 2018

Former CIA Director caps an agenda of procurement and supply chain innovators

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--()--Ivalua, a leading global provider of cloud spend management solutions, today announced that Gen. (Ret.) David H. Petraeus will deliver a keynote at Ivalua NOW 2018, to be hosted at the TimesCenter on May 17 - 18th. Ivalua NOW will bring together customers, business leaders and industry analysts together to explore how Procurement can become smarter, more collaborative and agile in today’s market.

“Ivalua NOW is the premier industry event where our customers stand out as examples of organizations who’ve embraced the concept of smart, collaborative and agile procurement to drive unprecedented value to their organizations. We are looking forward to celebrating their successes and showcasing our latest innovations to empower them further.”

Gen. (Ret.) Petraeus will speak on Leadership and Macroeconomic Trends, exploring a range of topics including organizational transformation, collaboration and agility, with open Q&A from the audience. The overall agenda will showcase a broad range of other leaders and innovators helping organizations navigate today’s market uncertainty through more effective and strategic procurement. Fannie Mae CPO Stephanie Bahr will deliver a keynote titled, “Procurement Agility: The Key to Meeting Tomorrow’s Uncertain Requirements.” Forrester’s VP and Principal Analyst Duncan Jones will unveil the results of a new study on enabling smarter procurement, commissioned by Ivalua.

Leading the day are Ivalua CEO David Khuat-Duy and Daniel Amzallag who will reveal Ivalua’s technology innovation roadmap and highlight upcoming innovations in AI and other areas to empower procurement leaders. Customer breakout sessions on Procurement transformation and digitization will be feature Ivalua customers, including Meritor, US Foods, Federal-Mogul, Shared Services Canada and Nexen.

“Procurement is ideally positioned to help companies thrive in today’s highly uncertain, rapidly evolving market,” said David Khuat-Duy, Corporate CEO of Ivalua. “Ivalua NOW is the premier industry event where our customers stand out as examples of organizations who’ve embraced the concept of smart, collaborative and agile procurement to drive unprecedented value to their organizations. We are looking forward to celebrating their successes and showcasing our latest innovations to empower them further.”

Attendance is complimentary to Procurement, Supply Chain and Finance professionals and registration is now open.

About Ivalua Inc.

Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform. Recognized as a Leader by Gartner and Spend Matters, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 250 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. The platform’s combination of ease-of-use, depth, breadth and flexibility ensures high employee and supplier adoption, rapid time to value and the ability to meet unique or evolving requirements, evidenced by the industry’s leading 98%+ retention rate. Realize the possibilities at www.ivalua.com. Follow us at @Ivalua.

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Former CIA Director caps an agenda of procurement and supply chain innovators.

Ivalua Inc.