The Changing Face of Procurement with Dr. Elouise Epstein

September 13, 2021

The objectives of Procurement have changed. It’s not cost control anymore. It’s much more strategic.


In this episode of “CPO Open Mic,” Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, talks with Dr. Elouise Epstein, Digital Procurement Expert and Author of “Trade wars, pandemics, and chaos: How digital procurement enables business success in a disordered world.”

In the podcast, Dr. Epstein shares her insight on the cultural changes and technology investments procurement professionals and their companies must make to compete in today’s environment.

Topics Include:
  • Why it’s time to replace incremental change with a more aggressive roadmap
  • Procurement’s role in corporate sustainability initiatives
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion – it’s not just about supplier diversity anymore
  • Why agility and resilience should be the primary goals of Procurement today