Virtual Workshops



Our powerful virtual workshops bring together cross-industry leaders for intimate discussions around specific challenges to gain actionable insights. Joining gives you one session per month plus a host of other benefits.

Membership allows senior executives in Supply Chain, Digital Transformation and Manufacturing to get instant access to a global expert network.

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Maximise momentum on your key projects

One of the key reasons we have been asked to create the Virtual workshop series is because major work in Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Digital Transformation requires incremental progress and momentum. The virtual workshops can help you in the following way:

  • Validate your ideas with a group of experts

  • Get insight and inspiration from others who have been through the same processes

  • Learn from some of the leading expert practitioners and thought leaders globally

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2018-19 Practitioner hosts include:

  • Luis Miguel Del Saz Rodriguez, Head of Digital Transformation, Ordering and Logistics, Airbus

  • Reuben Slone, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Procurement at Advance Auto Parts

  • Rajiv Arora, Group Head of Information Technology and CIO, Siemens

  • Alexander von Schirmeister, Former, Chief Digital, Technology & Innovation Officer, Electrocomponents plc

  • Houssam Hage, Vice President of Global Supply Chain, Bombardier

  • Chris Tyas, Former, Senior Vice President Supply Chain at Nestlé SA

  • Anita Arts, Managing Director, Global Supply Chain, Liberty Global

  • Pradipta Saha, Head of Data & Analytics (Supply Chain, Finance, HR), Mondelēz International

  • Iveta Gruettner, VP, Center of Supply Chain Expertise EMEA, Covestro

  • Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Enterprise and Innovation, Johnson and Johnson

  • Marcelo De Santis, Group CIO, Pirelli

  • Alexandros Skandalakis, Director Global Manufacturing Projects, Philip Morris International

2018-19 Global thought leadership hosts include:

  • Henrik von Scheel, Originator of Industry 4.0

  • Shay Scott, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, University of Tennessee

  • Professor Yossi Sheffi, author and MIT professor

  • Catherine Weetman, author, Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains


2018-19 Virtual Series Topic Framework.

The virtual series workshops are shaped by the FIN Virtual Series Topic Framework. Our framework is based on six key areas:

  • Global Megatrends

  • Strategy

  • Planning

  • Execution

  • Technology

  • People

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Membership includes…

Private members meeting @ FIN: PRACTITIONERS CLUB

Take discussions from online to face-to-face at our private Practitioner Club meetings held at our Live events in the EU or US. These private sessions are held exclusively for members of Practitioners club, and the key findings are circulated to all members via the community.

World Class Case-Studies

Our carefully selected case studies are from the world’s leading organisations. Each one showcases their successes, failures and learnings.

No Travel = Time & Cost Efficient

These sessions are accessible from anywhere in the world and on any device. We bring you global networking and learning from wherever you are, and at any time through on-demand.

FIN Community

Pose questions and get real-time responses from other members via our mobile community app. Contact them directly anytime to help with your business challenges, arrange meetings or share information.

ON DEMAND Content library

Each session is available on-demand after the live session, together with a synopsis of the key takeaways.

Continuous Learning

Gain practical insights into what other companies and industries are doing to take back to your boardroom and stay connected with your peers in the Future Insights Network community.

No Sponsors, Vendors or Press

Attendance is strictly closed-door and limited to senior Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Digital Transformation practitioners.


If there is something you are passionate about, or need clarification on then we will add it to the discussions. Our objective is to give you the immediate connections, knowledge and tools to succeed in your role.