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Webinar: Cost Control in a Volatile Global Economy

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The global economy is rife with risk. Currency fluctuations, retaliatory tariffs, antidumping and countervailing duties, geopolitical risk, and dramatic swings in energy, fuel and freight costs are among those that can derail the financial plan of any organization. A panel of experts discusses the leading threats in today’s global economy and how best to control costs amidst uncertainty and volatility.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • Hear a panel of experts discusses the leading threats in today‚Äôs global economy

  • Learn how best to control costs amidst uncertainty and volatility

  • Learn to plan around currency fluctuations, retaliatory tariffs, antidumping and countervailing duties, geopolitical risk, and dramatic swings in energy, fuel and freight costs

Speakers:
SAP Ariba
Padmini Ranganathan, Vice President, Products and Innovation
Padmini Ranganathan is Vice President, Products and Innovation for Knowledge solutions. In this role, Padmini is responsible for defining and delivering solutions based on data and information, converted to knowledge and insights.

Prior to Ariba, Ms. Ranganathan was with SAP for seven years, initially in product management for applied analytics products and later leading the Analytics for Industries solutions marketing team, developing and delivering industry specific use cases, solutions and analytic applications based on SAP’s market leading Analytics portfolio.

Prior to SAP Ms. Ranganathan worked at Ariba as a product manager for category procurement, T&E and Network catalog solutions, also delivering to market one of the first on-demand solutions for Ariba.

Ms. Ranganathan moved to Ariba from Oracle where amongst many formative roles including technical support and customer programs, was part of Oracle Procurement’s product management team delivering the first web based self-service procurement applications to market.

Ms. Ranganathan has a post-graduate diploma in computer science from UC Berkeley, California and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Bangalore University, India.
16

Mar

2016

1:00 - 2:00 PM
(GMT -5)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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