Greg Smith

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Walmart

Greg Smith is the executive vice president, supply chain for Walmart U.S.  He has responsibility for all product flow and distribution centers, as well as responsibility for all domestic and global ocean transportation functions.

Prior to his current role, Greg served as a senior vice president of global operations at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.  Prior to joining Goodyear, Greg served as EVP of Supply Chain for ConAgra Foods as well as President of the Grocery Foods Division.  With more than 30 years of supply chain and operations experience, Greg has transformed manufacturing, procurement and logistics programs at companies like Goodyear, ConAgra Foods, United Signature Foods, VDK Frozen Foods and Quaker Oats.

Greg earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.  He currently serves on the Global Supply Chain and College of Business advisory boards at the University of Tennessee.

Tuesday: Pre-Conference Workshops & Opening Keynotes

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

4:20 PM KEYNOTE CASE STUDY: Building Brick and Mortar resilience in the age of e-commerce

Walmart remains its No. 1 position on the 2019 Fortune 500 list, against the backdrop of massive disruption in global retail industries. This keynote session will be a rare opportunity to shed light on how Walmart is transforming itself and building resilience through developing operational excellence and agile organization. 
·         Reinventing the business model: the omni channel shopping experience
·         Building organizational resilience and strive for operational excellence
·         The Walmart Performance System: Leveraging culture to advance the process maturity
·         Key steps/lessons learned from the Walmart Supply Chain Operational Excellence Journey 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Greg.

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