The Definitive Supply Chain
Intelligence Gathering

January 25-27, 2021A Virtual Event

What is Jump Start?

Jump Start explores emerging trends, current challenges and new innovations in the supply chain. It touches virtually every aspect of today’s modern, complex supply chain. This year’s event will be held virtually, and has been specially tailored to fit into the afternoons of your remote workday. As the definitive supply chain intelligence gathering of the new year, Jump Start is a one-of-a-kind experience that blends informative panels from industry experts with the information you need to propel forward your supply chain into 2021. This year, we’re tackling the information you need to know about coming off of a historic, disruptive year for the supply chain and what the road to recovery looks like.

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Featured 2021 Speakers

Conference Chair

Ramona Hood

President & CEO | FedEx Custom Critical

Keynote

Larry Sabato

Professor | The University of Virginia

Dr. Larry Sabato, founder and director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, will provide his predictions and insights on the 2020 presidential race. What are the key issues voters care about and how do new transportation regulations and legislature factor in? Author of more than two dozen books and essays on politics, Sabato, also edits the political website Sabato’s Crystal Ball.

Keynote

Alec Ross

New York Times Best-Selling Author and Former Senior Advisor for Innovation, State Department

Alex Ross, best-selling author and former senior advisor for technology and innovation at the state department, will address the industries and business that will shake up the marketplace in the next ten years. He will describe the changes that will impact our future, examining the cultural, political and demographic contexts of which these changes are emerging.

Industry Keynote

Brad Jacobs

Chairman & CEO | XPO Logistics

Join Brad Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics, as he presents Jump Start 2021’s industry keynote, tackling the challenges the industry faced in 2020, and providing insights into the road to recovery.

Jason
Bergman

Chief Customer Officer | YRC and President | HNRY Logistics

Bill
Cassidy

Senior Editor | Journal of Commerce

J. Bruce
Chan

VP & Senior Analyst – Global Logistics Equity Research | Stifel

Russ
Felker

Chief Technology Officer | GlobalTranz

Joe
Finney

COO | Dependable Supply Chain Services

Daniel R.
Furth

Consultant | Veedon Fleece Partners LLC

Show

Jim
Geer

Vice President – Solutions | MercuryGate

Steve
Howard

President & CEO | Esquire Express and Esquire Logistics

Steven
Huntley

President & Owner | Resource Logistics Group

Frank
Hurst

President | Roadrunner Freight

Tom
Jensen

Senior Vice President - Transportation Policy | UPS

Satish
Jindel

Founder & President | SJC & ShipMatrix

Eric
Johnson

Senior Editor - Technology | Journal of Commerce

Victoria
Kickham

Senior Editor | DC Velocity

Mike
Levans

Group Editorial Director | Peerless Media

Scott
Marticke

Founder & President | Group Salus

Brad
McBride

President and CEO | Zero Down

Jason
Miller

Associate Professor of Logistics | Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Busines

Randy
Mullett

Founder & Principal | Mullett Strategies LLC

Paul
Page

Deputy Editor - WSJ Logistics Report | The Wall Street Journal

Ron
Penny

Director - NA Transportation and Logistics | OmniMax International

Priya
Rajagopalan

Chief Product Officer | FourKites

Dr. Jeffrey
Rosensweig

Int’l Business and Finance Professor | Emory

Casey
Sattler

Director – Final Mile Logistics | Cardinal Health

Mark
Solomon

Senior Writer | FreightWaves

Avery
Vise

Vice President - Trucking Research | FTR

Ellen
Voie

President & CEO | Women in Trucking Association

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