VP Procurement, Supply Chain at Akebia Therapeutics
Chris Silva is presenting given his years of experience with Supply Chain operations and working with commercial teams at TKT, Alkernes and is now involved in developing this process at his current company, Akebia. Throughout his career, he improved organizational performance by facilitating suppliers to improve their performance. Chris has successfully in saving millions of dollars, creating effective supply chains, and supporting new product introductions while fostering collaboration, use of appropriate processes and positive supplier relationships.
Areas of focus: Strategy | Leadership | Supply Chain | Category Management | Procurement | Sales & Operations Planning | Sourcing | Negotiation | Contracting | Supplier Relationship Development | Materials Management | Operations | Risk Mitigation | Inventory | Warehousing | Forecasting | Process Improvement | ERP | Project Management | Outsourcing | P2P | 3rd party Manufacturing | CPSM | CPM | CPIM