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SCF Corporate Event USA

Join us as we get together to learn about the latest discoveries in the field of Supply Chain Finance and the associated technologies. Hear from fellow corporates about innovative business cases. Learn about the newest developments from leading researchers and academics. You will also have a chance to network with the best in the industry.

Knowledge Partner:



Luca Gelsomino

Luca Gelsomino is an Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen and the Academic Director of the SCF Community. In this role, he oversees the Community’s research projects, international network and publication strategy.

His teaching interests include supply chain management, financial analysis and Supply Chain Finance. He holds a Ph.D. with merit from the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano (Italy), on the topic of measuring the financial performance of supply chains. While working for the School of Management, he directed the School’s permanent research program on Supply Chain Finance. His research focuses on the relationship between physical and financial supply chains.

Rudolf Leuschner

Rudolf Leuschner is a tenured associate professor in the department of Supply Chain Management, the Director of the Master of Supply Chain Management Program and the Faculty Coordinator of the Online and Distance Learning Initiative at Rutgers Business School. In addition, he developed the Supply Chain Management specialization on Coursera. His primary research focuses on the end-to-end supply chain and the integration of its three primary flows: product, information and financial. Specifically, in the new field of Supply Chain Finance, he has recently been active in developing relevant insights for academic and practitioner audiences.

Dale Rogers

Dale Rogers is a Professor of Business at the Arizona State University for over 13 years. He has previously worked at Rutgers Business school as the Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Prof. Dr. Rogers has worked as a researcher for over 30 years in the fields of logistics and supply chain management and is vastly experienced in the field. He serves on the US Board of the SCF Community.

Leonardo DeCandia

Leonardo is an award-winning Supply Chain/Procurement Executive with 40+ years of experience (25 years at the CSO/CPO level) at global pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare companies Johnson & Johnson, Estee Lauder, AmerisourceBergen and Roche. A subject matter expert in engineering, manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain management. Leonardo is a pioneer and a transformational leader with a stellar record through building high-performing teams in driving value and bottom-line impact achieved with advanced strategic practices in innovation sourcing, digital transformation, supplier and customer relationship management, corporate social responsibility and organizational productivity.

John Impellizzeri

Professor John Impellizzeri retired (Jan. 2015) from a 36-year career in industry where he established himself as a C-suite executive with a reputation as an innovative strategist, effective communicator, and dynamic leader with a strong commitment to excellence. During Impellizzeri’s corporate career, he was CFO, CPO, and VP at Schindler Elevator. He had a proven track record of coordinating complex business details, overseeing multiple functional areas simultaneously, and building consensus among decision-makers and stakeholders in defining strategic initiatives and driving results.

As a supply chain executive, Impellizzeri had considerable experience in the planning, development, and leadership of processes, policies, procedures, operations, and technologies fulfilling changing business requirements, emphasizing introduction of best practices to optimize resource utilization, promote business growth, manage supplier relationships, and deliver consistently superior levels of efficiency and cost-savings.


SCF Corporate Event USA


Registration & Coffee


SPEAKER: Luca Gelsomino
Keynote Speech
SPEAKER: Len DeCandia

Main programme

Corporate Panel Discussion
Corporate Case
Interactive Session
SPEAKERS: Rudolf LeuschnerDale Rogers
12:30 PM
Network Lunch
01:20 PM
Fintech Session
02:05 PM
Fintech Panel Discussion


02:50 PM
Conclusion and closing
SPEAKER: Luca Gelsomino
03:00 PM
Networking & Adjurn

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New Jersey, Newark, USA