Seminar/Golf; Great People. Great Ideas. Supply Chain Clarity From Physical & Digital Supply Chain Innovators.

  • April 19, 2010
  • 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
  • Blackhawk Country Club -Lake Course Danville, CA


  • Breakfast, lunch, cocktail reception, and 3 seminar events for 4 people
  • Breakfast, lunch, cocktail reception, and golf or tennis
  • Same as above just late registeration
  • Breakfast, lunch, and 3 seminar sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch, and 3 seminar events
  • Speakers and Press can register to attend.
  • Student with valid ID

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5th Annual CSCMP Half-Day Seminar / Golf & Tennis, Mon, April 19th!

Best Practices: Physical & Digital SCM Innovators

Our 5th annual half-day seminar features 3 sessions:

Keynote Address:

Transforming a Market Leader from Physical SCM to More Sustainable, Digital SCM

Wesley Jess, Director Business Management and Strategy, Intuit Inc. 

Leading Market Innovators: 

From Cloud Computing to Electric Cars, world-class market and product innovations grow on foundations of SCM excellence and Infrastructure. Leaders of unique markets will share their stories:

John Lowe
, Director Global Logistics , Google, will highlight the Physical Logistics involved in leading the global Internet search market.

Greg Stein, VP Global Supply Chain, Better Place, will give a front-line progress report from the innovator building a global supply chain infrastructure for electric vehicles


Scaling for Growth – The Supply Chain impact of new product offering complexities
José R. Flahaux, SVP Supply Chain, Corsair

Speaker Biographies:


Wesley Jess Director of Business Management & Strategy, Intuit Inc. 

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John Lowe Director Global Logistics, Google

John Lowe is a logistics professional with over 20 years of logistics experience managing diverse operations. John joined Google in 2008 as their Director of Logistic Operations. His team supports a wide variety of business operations at Google ranging from transportation, warehousing and service operations.

Prior to joining Google, John was at Lam Research and Cisco Systems working in their manufacturing operations. Additionally he spent 8 years working at Third Party Logistics providers.



Greg Chalkley Director of Foreign Trade, Maxim Integrated Products

Greg Chalkley began this month as Director of Foreign Trade for Maxim Integrated Products, after 27 years with Texas Instruments, most recently as Director, Global Trade Compliance, responsible for compliance operations and strategies across TI operations in 28+ countries; Greg was heavily involved in setting up the distribution process for TI’s DLP® Product business in Asia; other roles included outsourcing TI's logistics; managing  traffic and travel supplier relationships; EDI and transportation systems development; and lobbyist for local, national and worldwide transportation/trade regulatory reform.  Earlier in his career, Greg held progressive logistics assignments at International Harvester (now Navistar International) in Chicago, after earning a BS degree in Transportation and Public Utilities Management and an MBA with honors at Indiana University.

He serves on the Board of Directors for the CSCMP global organization, is currently on the RT Advisory Committee and President of the Global Virtual Roundtable after twice serving as President of the Dallas/Fort Worth RT.  Additionally, Greg is on the Executive Advisory Board for the Univ. of North Texas’ Marketing and Logistics Dept. and mentors students in UNT’s Professional Leadership Program. He has served on the Logistics Committees for MediSend International, North TX Commission and Shower of Love for Parkland Hospital Foundation and on the board for the Texas Association of Competitive Transportation (TACT), lobbying for Texas trucking deregulation.  He represented the interest of Texas Instruments before the Texas Railroad Commission.  He also serves on the board of directors for Chalkley Farms, a family farm in Indiana, and resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and daughter.

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Greg Stein VP Global Supply Chain, Better Place

As VP Global Supply Chain Operations for Better Place, Greg Stein is implementing a global, sustainable supply chain infrastructure for Electric Vehicles (EV), enabling transition to global electric transportation ... and a Better Planet.

Prior to joining Better Place, he served as Director, Global Trade Compliance, SC Ops & Business Systems with NetApp, Inc., VP Operations for wireless start-up, IXI Mobile and VP Global Transportation, Logistics and Trade Compliance with Flextronics International, where he was one of five executive team members responsible for designing, building, and managing customer supply chain solutions that grew FlexLogistics to a $1.4B business unit in 2 years. 

In 9 years with Cisco Systems, Greg Stein was a chief architect of Cisco’s evolving supply chain logistics strategy, services and infrastructure supporting direct, drop-ship, and rapid fulfillment options in the Enterprise, Service Provider, and Direct Sales channels, establishing 3PL and transportation networks to support company ramp from $174M to $22B.  Earlier Greg was Distribution & Service Manager at NeXT Inc. for 5 years after earning his BA/BS degree from the  University of CA at Berkeley




José R. Flahaux SVP Supply Chain, Corsair

José R. Flahaux has served as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Corsair since 2008.  From 2000 through 2008, he has held senior operations position at SanDisk, a supplier of digital memory and storage devices, including Senior Vice President of Operations during the rapid growth of the company.  His earlier roles included Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Raychem, a component supplier, in 1999. He also held senior Operations management roles at , a manufacturer of computer equipment, including Vice President and General Manager of Operations for the company’s Personal Computer and Server division from 1993 to 1997.  While at Unisys, Mr. Flahaux was honored with the corporation’s Chairman’s Award for Innovation.  Mr. Flahaux holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Liege, Belgium, and served as a captain in the Belgian Air Force Reserve.  He is a mentor at the Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI) at Santa Clara University and a Leadership Volunteer at the American Red Cross Silicon Valley chapter.

Event Times:

7:30 AM:
Breakfast / Registration / Networking
8:30-11:45 AM:
Seminar Sessions
12:00 PM:
1:00 PM:

Golf or Tennis (Optional):

  • Golf: 18-hole ‘Best Ball’ or
    ‘Scramble’ Tournament
  • Tennis:  Lessons with Pro or
    Round Robin Tournament
6:00 PM:
Awards Ceremony / Reception
7:30 PM:


Half-Day Pass – Seminar Only
Seminar Only
(includes breakfast, lunch + 3 seminar sessions)
Early Registration $100
Late Registration  $125

Full-Day Pass – Includes Afternoon Activity
Seminar, Golf/Tennis & Awards Reception, Single
(all the above plus golf or tennis and no-host cocktail reception)
Early Registration $200
Late Registration  $250

Full-Day Pass 4-Some
Seminar, Golf/Tennis & Awards Reception
(all the above plus golf or tennis and no-host cocktail reception)
Early Registration    $ 800
Late Registration   $1,000
Full Day 4-Some with Hole Sponsorship $1050 til March 13th
March 13, 2010 hole sponsorships go to $300 ea (18 available)  (4-some plus hole sponsor after 3/13 = $1250)

Sponsorships Still Available!:
Breakfast – SOLD
Coffee Break – SOLD
Lunch – SOLD
Afternoon Refreshment Sponsor – 2 @ $500
Awards Reception Sponsors – 1 @ $1500 or up to 4 @ $500 ea

Menu Choices:

Half-Day pass includes:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Box Lunch

Full-Day pass includes

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Box Lunch
  • Afternoon Refreshments
  • Finger Foods, Cocktails at Reception

Dress Code + Location:

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(The Beautiful Lake Course)

599 Blackhawk Club Drive
Danville, CA 94506-4522
(925) 736-6550
Get directions 

Dress Code

Lakeside Clubhouse & Lakeside Ballroom

No Denim or Jeans

Collared Shirts Required

*Lakeside Clubhouse

Once inside the gates (Blackhawk Dr.)

Make your first Left onto Blackhawk Club Drive

Go straight for about 1/2 mi. 

At stop sign go straight through Club Gates.

Clubhouse is the first building on the Left.

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*Lakeside Ballroom

Once inside the gates (Blackhawk Dr.)

Make your first Left onto Blackhawk Club Drive

Go straight for about 1/2 mi. 

At stop sign go straight through Club Gates.

The Ballroom is the second building on the Left and Upstairs.

599 Blackhawk Club Drive, Danville 925-736-6500x0

We gratefully acknowledge our Seminar Event Sponsor Cos:

Breakfast Sponsor: Cushman & Wakefield

Coffee Break Sponsor: Compliance and Risk


Lunch Sponsor: APL Logistics

And our Silicon Valley Innovator sponsors, who provide full year support to our Roundtable:



SEMINAR EVENT Sponsorships -

Sponsorships still available for the Awards Reception, Afternoon refreshments, (14) Tournament Greens and Tennis Courts. 

Prize donations for the finale celebration welcome. 

Contact us to ensure your visibility at this important event! 

Lisa Dolan, VP Programs & Event Chair, CSCMP SFRT

Michele Carroll, President and Seminar Chair CSCMP SFRT

 John McManus, Director & Golf Chair, CSCMP SFRT

Jennifer Collado, Member-at-Large &  Tennis Chair

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