CIA Hears from Panel powered by AWESOME

March 28, 20181 minute read

Six AWESOME leaders participated in a panel discussion on innovation in the supply chain at the Virginia Headquarters of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Their powered by AWESOME program was part of the CIA’s “Leadership Speaker Series: Perspectives from Leading Executives.”

The panel, moderated by AWESOME Executive Director Heather Sheehan, included panelists Micaela Bulich, former VP, Onshore Wind Global Supply Chain, GE Renewables; Annette Danek-Akey, SVP Fulfillment, Penguin Random House; Michelle Dilley, Chief Transformation Officer, DSC Logistics; Brigadier General Kristin French, U.S. Army (retired), Chief of Staff, Defense Logistics Agency; and Susan Pellechio, former VP Transportation, Starbucks.

The discussion focused on building and leading innovative, agile supply chains and also gave insights on technology disruptors, rapidly-changing customer preferences, social media, and other forces that create challenges and opportunities requiring companies to adapt their production and supply chain capabilities.