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|9:05 a.m.||Presentation – Tim Curran, CEO, GTDC|
|9:40 a.m.||Distributor Panel: How is Distribution Weathering the Global Recession?|
Distributor CFOs discuss the factors shaping the current and long-term fiscal health of the IT distribution industry. How are they applying lessons learned from previous downturns, and what new actions are they taking today? Hear directly from the finance experts on topics ranging from margin management and cost containment to the state of credit services.
Moderator: Brian Alexander, Managing Director, Raymond James
Thomas Alsborg – CFO, SYNNEX
Jeff Howells – CFO, Tech Data
Alain Monié – COO, Ingram Micro
John O’Malley – CFO, Westcon
Paul Reilly – CFO, Arrow Inc.
|10:45 a.m.||Panel: Galvanizing the Value Chain|
Executives from leading IT vendors share how they are strengthening distribution partnerships in the new market reality. Learn about their current strategies, where they see the most opportunity, and how they taking steps to address changing requirements from both channel and end-customer standpoints.
Moderator: Rich Gardner, Managing Director, Citigroup
Tom Dolan – Chairman, Westcon
Dave O’Callaghan – VP Worldwide Distribution, Cisco
Doug Smith – VP WW Partner Sales, VMWare
Roy Vallee – Chairman & CEO, Avnet
|11:35 a.m.||Distributor Panel: International Insights, Initiatives & Impact|
CEOs of leading IT distributors take you to the front lines of their international operations, providing an informed perspective on worldwide market conditions, industry developments and expectations. Gain a deeper understanding of the similarities, contrasts and dependencies across multiple regions and countries from leaders who know the landscape.
Moderator: Matt Sheerin, Managing Director, Thomas Weisel
Don Bell – Chairman & CEO, Bell Microproducts
Andy Bryant – President, Arrow ECS
Bob Dutkowsky – CEO, Tech Data
Greg Spierkel – CEO, Ingram Micro
Fabian von Kuenheim – CEO, Magirus
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