March 16, 2017

Juan Perez, Senior Chief Information Officer, UPS

The Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that UPS Senior Chief Information Officer Juan Perez will deliver a keynote address at its annual one-day conference, 2017 Southern California Logistics & Supply Chain Summit, taking place April 20 at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona.

Perez will join more than 500 attendees and over 20 industry experts in providing information on the state of the logistics and supply chain industry, the economic engine of Southern California.

Perez is the Chief Information Officer for UPS and a member of the UPS Management Committee, which is responsible for the company’s long-range vision and strategy.

At the Summit, Perez will be sharing on the company’s technological advancements in logistics and supply chain including UPS’s Package Flow Technologies and ORION, the On-road Integrated Optimization and Navigation system that optimizes delivery routes to improve service and efficiencies. He also supported the development of the UPS Access Point™ Network technology. UPS Access Point locations allow customers to choose when, where, and how they want their packages delivered.

In 2013, he was recognized by Computerworld as a Premier 100 IT Leader. In 2015, Perez was also recognized as one of the top 100 Hispanic IT leaders by the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) and by the Atlanta Telecom Professionals (ATP) with the 2015 Leadership Award demonstrating UPS’s leadership in technology. He has also been named as a 2016 Top Latino Leader by the Council for Latino Workplace Equity.

UPS is the major sponsor of this year’s Logistics & Supply Chain Summit, an annual event co-hosted by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Summit attendees will learn from logistics and supply chain industry leaders as they share their experiences in growing and managing a profitable business and discuss the issues that face one of the region’s signature industries.

There will be numerous presentations of interest to people in the industry, including points of supply chain congestion, workforce development, ecommerce impacts, and the efficient use of geographic mapping software. More topics and speakers will be added in the coming weeks.

More information, including registration and sponsorship information, is available on the summit website, www.socalsupplychainsummit.com.

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The Summit is organized by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce with key support from the Drucker School Center for Supply Chain & Logistics, Distribution Management Association and the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals.