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Kevin Giblin

Head of Americas Sourcing & Offshoring at Chain IQ

New York, United States

2017 Epic Award for Excellence in Procurement.
Transformative leader with success bringing value, implementing a strategic sourcing model in several organizations.
Diverse industry experience in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Media, and Publishing sectors. Broad category expertise across Technology, Business Services, Professional Services, Travel, HR, and Marketing.

Kevin GiblinPoints
Academic10
Author9
Influencer54
Speaker18
Entrepreneur0
Total91

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Business Unit: Procurement
Theatre: North America
Media Experience: 15 years
Last Media Interview: 07/09/2018

Areas of Expertise

Change Management 33.85
Innovation 32.39
Leadership 30.68
Procurement 65.20
Risk Management 32
Supply Chain 51.72
Sustainability 35.83
Customer Experience 33.75
Management 30.19
Future of Work 30.42
Entrepreneurship 31.28
ERP 31.30
Cybersecurity 30.20
Emerging Technology 31.07

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
Professional Services

Publications

3 Article/Blogs
Working Together
Supply Chain World
June 16, 2014
A first hand account and case study of the evolution of a supply chain function to a strategic, collaborative partnership.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Sustainability

Why All The Hype?
Alaskan Purchaser
September 01, 2010
Electronic commerce security issues may leave purchasers unnecessarily fearful.
Public opinion polls show that security fears are a major issue for Internet purchasers.
The question is whether or not these fears are misplaced.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Procurement, Risk Management

Supplier Management Maturity Model - How Far Along Are You?
Institute for Supply Management
March 15, 2010
March 2010 - Spotlight on ISM Groups and Forums: An overview of the collaboratively developed "Supplier Management Maturity Model"

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Tags: Procurement, Risk Management, Supply Chain

3 Influencer Awards
PROCUREMENT LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT
SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL NEWSLETTER (CANADA)
June 30, 2018
The finalists nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award for Procurement are revealed.

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Tags: Innovation, Procurement, Supply Chain

Announcement of 2018 Epic Award nominees
Purchasing B2B Canada
June 01, 2018
Announcement of 2018 Epic Award nominees – Kevin was cited for the Lifetime Achievement honor

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Tags: Customer Experience, Procurement, Supply Chain

EPIC AWARDS SALUTE THE YEARS BEST IN PROCUREMENT
My Purchasing Center
March 07, 2017
EPIC AWARDS PRESS RELEASE announcing winners in all categories. The awards were presented at Procurecon Indirect East My Purchasing Center

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Tags: Procurement

1 Journal Publication
Procurement Executives Survey
Ivalua
September 01, 2013
The Ivalua Procurement Executives Survey of 2013 is the first international survey dedicated to Procurement. Interview was from September 2013.

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Tags: Change Management, Procurement

1 Keynote
SUPPLY MANAGEMENT FORUM 2016 at Rutgers Business School
Institute for Supply Management
March 18, 2016
SUPPLY MANAGEMENT FORUM 2016
Rutgers Business School

Tools of Our Trade: Finance, Strategy, Risk – Things We Need to Succeed
Opening Speaker Kevin Giblin, Global Head of Sourcing & Procurement, Dun & Bradstreet

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Tags: Leadership, Procurement, Supply Chain

8 Media Interviews
Podcast: How D&B Procurement Increased Customer Satisfaction By 40% In 5 Months
Art of Procurement
February 27, 2017
In this episode, you will learn:

Details of the D&B Procurement project to increase customer satisfaction:
How did Kevin identify the supplier engagement process as one that was causing internal friction?
How did D&B baseline current performance as a measure to track progress?
How did Kevin and his team design a solution to the identified problem?
What did D&B do to improve the supplier engagement process?
What impact has this project had on customer satisfaction and cycle times.
What are key learnings from the project.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Procurement, Change Management

GOING THE DISTANCE WITH TRAVEL SPEND
Inside Supply Management
August 17, 2015
GOING THE DISTANCE WITH TRAVEL SPEND
INSIDE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT Cover story August 2015 by Lisa Arnseth

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Tags: Customer Experience, Procurement, Supply Chain

Procurement Outlook and Plans for 2013
My Purchasing Center
October 24, 2012
Procurement Outlook and Plans for 2013 Interview by John Hall for My Purchasing Center October 24, 2012

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Tags: Future of Work, Procurement, Supply Chain

Capturing Spend Management Success
Ariba
April 16, 2012
Kevin Giblin speaks at ARIBA LIVE on the importance of measuring the success spend management goals and how Ariba has helped his team's function achieve best-in-class status

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Tags: Customer Experience, ERP, Procurement

McGraw-Hill’s Supplier Sustainability Summit
My Purchasing Center
October 31, 2011
Giblin led an initiative that saved $7 million through sustainability and CSR efforts. For their efforts, Giblin and his team were recognized by ProcureCon and IACCM with a Collaborate to Innovate award at the ProcureCon USA event held in Atlanta

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Tags: Procurement, Supply Chain, Sustainability

Collaboration Delivers Innovation ... And Savings
International Association of Commercial Contract Management
September 15, 2011
A practitioner case study on how a collaboration with suppliers produced significant post-contract value and cost reduction.


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Tags: Innovation, Procurement, Supply Chain

Collaborate to Innovate Award Interview
McGraw Hill YouTube Channel
September 14, 2011
The McGraw-Hill Companies was selected as the winner of a "Collaborate to Innovate" award at the prestigious 10th Annual ProcureCon USA awards ceremony sponsored by ProcureCon and the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management. The award recognizes the unique stories of collaborative, innovative processes implemented by procurement teams. This award is validation of the great work The McGraw-Hill Companies has done in helping promote sustainable, measurable value to the organization, our suppliers and our shareholders through a collaborative sustainability program. Hear Kevin Giblin explain how the program came to be.

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Tags: Sustainability, Supply Chain, Procurement

Collaboration Delivers Innovation ... And Savings
Contracting Excellence Journal
September 01, 2011
Article from Contracting Excellence Journal, discussing the innovative ways procurement can deliver organizational value beyond contract execution.

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Tags: Innovation, Procurement, Sustainability

1 Panel
Performance KPIs and Other Measures of Success
Slide Player
April 11, 2012
Ariba Live Conference panel session on procurement KPIs. Hosted by
Kevin Giblin of McGraw-Hill, along with Rick Collison and Cristen Hughes of Ariba
ARIBA LIVE CONFERENCE

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Tags: Management, Procurement

4 Speaking Engagements
2018 Supply Management Forum
Institute for Supply Management
January 17, 2018
Press Release announcing Kevin Giblin as the Opening Speaker at 2018 Supply Management Forum ...


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Tags: Procurement, Supply Chain

Procurement's Evolution and Trends
Slator
December 21, 2017
In an interview with Andrew Smart, Dun & Bradstreet's Chief Procurement Officer Kevin Giblin discusses how the function of Chief Procurement Officer is evolving into that of a Chief Value Officer. This interview took place at the SlatorCon New York conference

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Tags: Change Management, Customer Experience, Procurement

Negotiation Training Seminar
Purchasing Management Association of Western New England (PMAWNE)
November 15, 2012
Announcement on upcoming Negotiation Training Seminar at the Purchasing Management Association of Western New England in Holyoke Massachusetts


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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Entrepreneurship

SIG Global Sourcing Summit
Sourcing Interests Group
March 29, 2012
SIG Global Sourcing Summit
Seminar on Three step program to operationalizing SOWs – How to simplify sourcing, create killer contracts, and govern for great results.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Procurement

1 Visiting Lecturer
Negotation Workshop
Kevin Giblin
November 15, 2012
Reference material for 2-day Negotation Workshop conducted for Purchasing Management Association of Western New England, at the Yankee Pedlar Inn

Holyoke MA

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Tags: Procurement

2 Webinars
Best Practices in Purchasing Non-Traditional Service
Lorman Education Services
August 08, 2019
Webinar that presents a comprehensive understanding of the differences between traditional purchasing and non-traditional services purchasing. You will be able to define a comprehensive sourcing strategy that accounts for the unique and often complex business objectives associated with these non-traditional services, and hear practitioner case studies from different spend categories. This material will help you be able to formulate a strategy for sourcing these non-traditional areas specific to your organization. There are varying factors to consider when developing the strategy - considering industry dynamics, key drivers, possible risks, and alignment with company objectives. Participants who successfully complete this program will receive 1.5 hours of continuing education. They may be applied toward ISM CPSM, CPSD or C.P.M. re-certification

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Pros and Cons of Supplier Consolidation
Lorman Education Services
June 03, 2019
On demand webinar on effective supplier consolidation. Being able to understand the benefits and potential risks is an important element to establish a program that aligns to your organization's objectives. An ineffective supplier consolidation approach can diminish the potential value of strongly negotiated contracts while also posing unforeseen risks. The material will provide the pros and cons of different approaches to help you decide the right strategy for your organization. This course is eligible for 1.25 CEUs towards CPSM.

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Tags: Procurement, Supply Chain

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