November 15, 2011 10:00 ET

Carl Guardino to Moderate 3rd Annual "What's Next in Supply Chain?" Panel Wed 16th

Walmart, Google, Flextronics and Bio-Rad Execs to Report on Last Year's Predictions and Look Forward in Flagship Event Regarded by Many as Best in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) - The San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will tomorrow host its wildly popular 'Supply Chain Predictions' event Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Computer History Museum in Mountainview, CA.

Carl Guardino will bring his inimitable charm and star power for a third consecutive year, moderating a world-class panel of supply chain leaders as they defend last year's predictions and look forward to 2012. President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), Guardino was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Transportation Commission and hosts the popular 'CEO Show' on talk radio.

Featured panelists represent some of the world's most respected companies:

  • Mark Buck, Global Supply Chain & Procurement, Bio-Rad Laboratories

  • Jim Miller, VP Worldwide Operations, Google

  • Kerry McCracken, VP of Business Solutions, Flextronics

  • Laura Wilkin, Divisional Vice President, Supply Chain, Walmart

"Carl's dynamic style and, the caliber of companies and executives involved make this event that exceptional experience for which our CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable is recognized. We're grateful for the very generous support of our sponsors ModusLink Global Solutions, Mainfreight San Francisco, ALOM and NRW Invest Germany, whose generous year-long support enables us to host events as worthwhile as this, for such a nominal fee," said Lisa Dolan, president, CSCMP SFRT. "Again this year, companies such as Flextronics, Google, CEVA, Wal-Mart, HP and Resource Professionals are attending and bringing their supply chain teams which further attests to the caliber of the event and panelists."

Serving 9,000+ members worldwide, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( is a non-profit association that helps supply chain managers and executives connect, collaborate and become more effective professionals. One of the most dynamic of its 100+ Roundtables around the globe, the San Francisco CSCMP provides regular educational events, networking opportunities and a scholarship program. For more information, please visit

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