WEBINAR: The Era of Digital Agriculture - Are You Prepared?
Online Webinar: January 31, 2017 | 11:00-11:45am ET
Enterprise wide risk management has and continues to challenge agricultural commodity participants. Global market dynamics have increased the attention on optimizing the agricultural supply chain and business trends have created opportunities for technology to generate greater efficiencies.
Join this webinar to discuss:
- How increasing yields will not keep pace with the growing world demand - what are the must-dos
- Opportunities for technology to make a step-change in efficiencies and profitability
- How precision farming will change agriculture dynamics
- How new technology, like drones, will change the game
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Brian Bruce, Senior Manager, Sapient Global Markets
Serving as an ETRM consultant, Brian is a former commodity trader and risk manager spending the past 11 years working in the commodities space across various capacities. As a risk manager at Dow Chemical he managed an agricultural hedge portfolio relating to the Mycogen Seeds based procurement of corn and soybeans. He has additional experience trading and advising on commodity risk management across the energy, precious metals, and petrochemical sectors.
Jake Riley, Manager of Business Consulting, Sapient
Specializing in the agricultural and petrochemical markets, Jake is highly experienced in supply chain development for commodity markets. He leads cross-functional initiatives and untangles complex challenges in today’s dynamic business environment. Jake received his BS degree in Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and is currently a MBA candidate at Rice University.
Pranjal Srivastava, Senior Manager of Trading & Risk Mgmt, Sapient
Pranjal specializes in the commodities market with 10+ years of experience advising clients on complex business problems involving trading operations, supply chains and risk management. He has led complex transformational programs for clients in Asia, Europe and North America delivering significant cost savings and increased business value.
Michael Schwartz, Chief Marketing Officer, Eka Software Solutions
Michael leads global marketing functions at Eka, including marketing strategy, product positioning, press/analyst relations, communications, and events. He brings more than 20 years of experience helping software technology companies grow. Michael is a frequent contributor to leading energy, risk management, supply chain, and commodity management publications, and he delivers numerous speeches each year at major international energy and commodity summits and conferences.