Leaders Podcast

Procurement Leaders Podcast
People are the engines of change and progress within the public sector. On each episode of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast, we interview a leader in the public or private sector who is creating value for his or her organization.

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The public sector hasn’t exactly reaped the rewards of rapid advancements in technology, but things are changing thanks to forward thinking procurement professionals and civic technologists. These people have collectively spent the past 5 years (post ...
Easy, Efficient, and Modern.  These are admirable and important goals for any organization operating in a hyper connected world. As governments continue their modernization push, leaders like Alan Thomas are embracing the demands of public sector technology.  ...
For as long as I can remember, Harrison Smith has been a champion for change in our procurement profession. During his final two years at the Department of Homeland Security, he promoted quality industry-government communication through an innovative ...
"Always keep your mind open...always look for a better way of doing business." If it were possible to summarize a 36 year career in military procurement leadership into one sentence, you could do a lot worse than the quote above. During our sixth episode ...
As Chief Procurement Officer of King County, Washington, Danielle Hinz has her own dreams for improving the procurement function. From technology modernization to shortening the RFP process using lean methods, she's proving that private sector best practices ...
They call Alaska the land of the midnight sun, and for a long time its procurement function was content to lurk in the shadows of administrivia. But thanks to the efforts of Jason Soza, Alaska's Chief Procurement Officer since May of 2013, the sun now ...
On this most recent episode of the Public Procurement Leaders podcast, host Raj Sharma interviewed Jack Pellegrino, Director of the Office of Purchasing and Contracting for the County of San Diego about what excites him about his job, his organization's ...
At Public Spend Forum, we believe our community is our biggest asset. People are the engines of change and progress within the public sector and inside the suppliers that support them. That's why we've decided to launch The Public Procurement Leader, ...