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CPO Open Mic – S2 EP8 with Terrence Clark
In this episode of “CPO Open Mic,” Mike Schiappa, chief procurement officer at Beeline, talks with Terrence Clark, president and CEO at The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council.
In the podcast, Mr. Clark discusses his work with more than 1,300 Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), the 155 corporate members of NYNJMSDC, and thousands of businesses nationwide. He explains how his organization helps minority owned and operated businesses develop relationships with major public and private organizations to become valued contributors to their supply chains.
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CPO Open Mic – S2 EP7 with Dr. Elouise Epstein
In this episode of CPO Open Mic, Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, reopens the discussion he began in 2021 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 discusses her research for a new book on digital transformation and shares her insight on the ways technology is – and is not – transforming enterprise procurement.
"Billions of dollars are going into 'procure-tech.' If you want to learn how a company operates, procurement is a great opportunity."
These are just a few things you'll learn when you listen to this episode of Mike Schiappa's "CPO Open Mic" podcast.
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CPO Open Mic – S2EP6 with Casey Jacox
In this episode of CPO Open Mic, Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, talks with Casey Jacox, Sales & Executive Leadership Coach, Speaker, Podcaster, and Author of the book, “Win the Relationship, not the Deal.”
In the podcast, Casey shares his insights as to how three attributes - curiosity, humility, and vulnerability - create more effective leaders and generate more profitable relationships. In the 30-minute episode, he outlines six common sense strategies to succeed in life and in business.
He and Mike also discuss how Casey's background in staffing influenced his consulting career and what his experience as a college quarterback taught him about the relationship of practice and preparation to success.
CPO Open Mic – S2EP5 with Avis Yates Rivers
In this episode of CPO Open Mic, Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, talks with Avis Yates Rivers, CEO of Technology Concept Group International and board member of the National Center for Women in Information Technology and the Women’s Business Enterprise Council.
In the podcast, Avis shares her insights on the long-overdue need for diversity in the tech workforce. She describes the roles of non-profits and corporations in breaking down barriers to “diverse voices and ideas and approaches to problem-solving.”
She and Mike also discuss supply chain challenges and the importance of managing “tail spend,” which can include up to 80 percent of a typical company’s suppliers and, too often, all the company’s diverse suppliers.
CPO Open Mic – Special Episode with Doug Leeby
In this special episode of “CPO Open Mic,” Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, is joined by our very own CEO Doug Leeby. The two of them discuss the news of Stone Point Capital’s investment in Beeline, which will power the next phase of our growth.
CPO Open Mic – S2EP4 with Chris Dwyer
In this episode of “CPO Open Mic,” Mike Schiappa, Chief Procurement Officer at Beeline, talks with Christopher Dwyer, Senior Vice President of Research at Ardent Partners and managing director of the Future of Work Exchange.
In the podcast, Chris shares his insights on the “Great Resignation” and explores the “talent revolution” that may be one of its causal factors. He and Mike also analyze the growth of the extended workforce and make some predictions.