“The lessons taught at this webinar are the core of UnleashWD,” Dirk Beveridge, founder of UnleashWD and one of the webinar’s hosts, said. “We want to teach distribution businesses to use innovation to build new streams of revenue."
Chicago, Il (PRWEB) May 10, 2013
Seeking innovative companies and individuals for our movement.
The webinar will provide attendees with a formula to create new value. This is the second in a series of webinars from UnleashWD prior to the October 29-30 innovation summit.
“The lessons taught at this webinar are the core of UnleashWD,” Dirk Beveridge, founder of UnleashWD and one of the webinar’s hosts, said. “We want to teach distribution businesses to use innovation to build new streams of revenue. These webinars will help you to create an innovation strategic plan template.”
Some of the lessons that attendees will learn at this webinar include:
- Creating a culture of innovation
- Navigating the transition in distribution caused by globalization
- Creating sustainable value
While the examples provided in the webinar will focus on distribution, the lessons also apply to manufacturing or any business.
The hosts of the webinar include:
Dr. John Johnson, UnleashWD 2013 storyteller, is the former head of technology at PepsiCo and the founder of White Space Interactive. Johnson is an experienced innovation leader versed in driving transformational change by focusing on measurable ROIs and value creation through the creation of sustainable innovation programs. Johnson has more than 17 years experience as a strategy consultant and Fortune 100 company innovation leader. He now works with clients across diverse industries to maximize their innovation capabilities.
Joe Nettemeyer, UnleashWD 2012 attendee, has led Valin since 2001. Valin is a leading supplier of fluid handling measurement and control products for industrial process applications. Nettemeyer serves as chairman of the National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors (NAW) Institute of Distribution Excellence, which provides the industry with research and education resources.
Stuart Maxel is a continuous improvement manager at Epicor. Maxel is a certified Lean Master and Six Sigma Master black belt. He has saved Epicor more than $50 million through inventory and operational activities.
The webinar is sponsored by Epicor, a market leader in distribution software solutions, with more than four decades of distribution focus. In addition to a proven track record of helping distributors reduce costs, improve service, and grow sales, Epicor delivers a number of competitive advantages to distributors.
Founded in 2012, UnleashWD is the first and only conference dedicated to bringing innovation to wholesale distribution and manufacturing. The summit gathers only once a year, but do not wait to start innovating. Visit UnleashWD.com for updates on future webinars, eBooks and other valuable information on how to innovate.
About the UnleashWD founder:
Dirk Beveridge is an expert in how wholesale distributors and manufacturers increase market share through examining and improving their relationships with customers.
For the last 25 years Beveridge has worked with more than 3,000 firms as a leadership consultant, trainer and speaker. His clients include: Time Warner, IBM, Andersen Windows, Graybar and Berlin Packaging.
He is available for press interviews, corporate speaking or consulting. To contact Beveridge, call 847-381-7797 or email info(at)unleashwd(dot)com.