ExecIn2024 at ISM World Annual Conference

The Exclusive, Invitation-only Event within ISM World 2024 | April 29 – May 1, 2024

The ISM World Annual Conference is a world-class event with the mission of providing an educational environment and experience that brings together thought leaders, supply chain and procurement professionals and the solution-driven suppliers that support them. ISM World focuses on the key topics that impact supply management professionals today and the trends that look to change the game in the future.

ExecIn features the opportunity to delve deeply into timely topics from various viewpoints. Created specifically to provide actionable content curated for the senior level executive, ExecIn 2024 is the one educational experience you will not want to miss.

Who Can Attend ExecIn?

This is an exclusive event for senior supply management executives (VP and above) whose organization grosses $500M+ in annual revenue. ExecIn 2024 allows for senior leaders to bring a guest attendee. It’s recommended that guests be high-potential supply chain colleagues.

Since ExecIn is an event within the ISM conference, attendees must register for ISM World 2024 to attend. In addition to ExecIn, you'll enjoy other benefits of conference, including general sessions, receptions, award ceremonies and more!

What to Expect

Engaging Keynote

Get ready for a deep dive into in-depth economic analysis, shedding light on the critical factors influencing economic outcomes and highlighting the primary risks faced by economic stakeholders.

Exclusive Executive

Immerse yourself in dynamic discussions on hot topics and pressing concerns, sharing insights and solutions with an elite group of peers.

Executive Networking

Forge invaluable connections and engage in high-level networking opportunities with fellow leaders, fostering collaborations and exchanging strategies for business growth and success.



Executive Q&A on Geopolitical Challenges

Ian Bremmer, President and Founder, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media

Ian Bremmer is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policy makers, and the general public make sense of the world around them. He is president and founder of Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk research and consulting firm, and GZERO Media, a company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs. He serves as a member of the United Nations High-Level Advisory Body on Artificial Intelligence, as well as the foreign affairs columnist and editor at large for Time magazine, and is the host of GZERO World with Ian Bremmer, which airs weekly on US national public television. Ian is also a frequent guest on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and many others globally. 

Execin Economic Update

Anirban Basu, MPP, MA, JD, Ph.D.

Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with an office in Orlando, Florida.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. 

April 30, 2024 

Keynote Behind the Scenes Q&A with Ian Bremmer 

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Exclusive to ExecIn attendees, get a behind-the-scenes opportunity for a question and answer session with Opening Keynote, Ian Bremmer. 

ExecIn Economic Update: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Invitation Only)

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Has the Federal Reserve successfully engineered a soft landing?  Or, is the confluence of geopolitical conflict, a presidential election, rising consumer debt levels, and still high interest rates conspiring to produce economic downturn in 2024? It is difficult to know whether 2024 will be a good year – but one thing is clear – it will be a very interesting one.  This presentation (exclusive to ExecIn attendees) will supply in-depth analysis of major factors shaping economic outcomes, including interest rates, global conflict, wage dynamics, business confidence, and demographics. It will then turn toward a forecast for the coming year, highlighting the major risks that economic stakeholders will likely encounter.

ISM and Richter Scholarship Foundation Lunch

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Join us for this exclusive luncheon program to meet the most recent class of Richter Scholars. It's a great opportunity to network and hear from top talent emerging from supply chain academic programs and learn more about the talent of the future. 


May 1, 2024 

Exclusive Executive Roundtable 

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Exclusive to ExecIn attendees, this roundtable discussion will dive into hot topics and concerns identified and facilitated by ISM's Thought Leadership Council. This includes discussion on the current and future state of the profession, talent challenges, geopolitical risks, digital transformation, and more. Collaborate and share learnings with an elite group of peers in this freeform set of table topics and networking. 


ISM Thought Leadership Council

ExecIn programming is crafted by our Thought Leadership Council, a distinguished team of supply management executives from leading organizations. Prepare to be inspired and acquire invaluable insights as our council members shape the narrative and lead discussions on matters crucial to today’s supply management landscape.

  • Bob Mahlik, Corporate Vice President, Global Procurement, Fortive (Chair)
  • Jami Bliss, Global Head, Procurement Center of Excellence, GSK
  • Ralph Carlton, Head of Sourcing, ASML
  • Kee Chang, Senior Vice President and CPO, Qualcomm
  • Charlotte de Brabandt, Head of Governance & VP IT Partner Management, ZF Group (formerly TRW)
  • John Foody Jr., Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, United States Steel Corporation
  • Lawrence Hau, SVP, Global Sourcing, Vantiva (formerly Technicolor)
  • Steve Katzfey, Chief Procurement Officer, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Orlando Malone, Director, Global Indirect Sourcing & Contract Manufacturing, Zimmer Biomet
  • Nikhil Mishra, VP & Global Head of Procurement, Olympus Corporation
  • Ron Schnur, Senior Director, Integrated Supply Chain Consultants
  • Sopan Shah, Chief Procurement Officer, IHG Hotels & Resorts
  • Jocelyn Stahl, VP, Supply Chain (Salty Snacks), The Hershey Company

How to Attend ExecIn

If you’re interested in attending ExecIn, please complete the form below. If you meet the eligibility requirements, someone will reach out with more details on this exclusive event!