Roy Anderson, has transformed procurement teams from transactional buying to supply value activists, implementing leading procurement technology in multiple industries including Universities, Commercial and Military manufacturing, Retail Insurance and Financial Services. He has significant experience in the University Space, as an Adjunct Professor and Guest Lecturer at Northeastern, Clemson and Rutgers University, in their Supply Chain Management programs and a member of their SCM advisory council. Roy is the former CPO of Tradeshift, and prior to that role was the Managing Director of Procurement Technology company GoProcure – a startup company that delivered tail spend technology and consulting services in support of University and mid-sized businesses.
Prior to GoProcure Roy was the Chief Procurement Officer for State Street Bank, MetLife and John Hancock Financial Services. He was also the director of purchasing operations for Fidelity Investments and purchasing manager in commercial and military manufacturing facilities for Textron Corp. and Raytheon Company. He has built data driven, high performing global sourcing teams in the US, India, Korea and Mexico. Roy holds a BS and an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Roy conducted interviews with over 150 procurement leaders, and with his findings and extensive experience, collaborated with WorldCC to create this Modern Procurement program.