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SIL Podcast: Think Outside the Box w/ Tolga Tomar

By April 25, 2018 August 19th, 2018 No Comments

Welcome to the latest Sourcing Industry Landscape podcast, hosted by Dawn Tiura.

Tolga Tomar is Director of Procurement at Thirty-One Gifts, a direct-selling company that empowers women to run their own consulting business. Tomar is a visionary who believes global sourcing is the future of the industry and is passionate about the positive impact it can have on communities across the world. Tomar challenges his team to think outside the box and encourages procurement professionals to embrace the emerging technologies that are bringing innovation and transparency to global supply chains.

Key Takeaways:

  • Procurement is often misunderstood. Tomar has advice to help you sell the value of procurement to your organization.
  • Global sourcing is the future of the industry and it can have a positive impact on communities across the world.
  • Procurement professionals need a wide range of skills to be successful and drive value. Tomar has ideas on how to step outside of your comfort zone and think outside the box.

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Philip Ideson

About Philip Ideson

Philip founded Art of Procurement in 2015 as a way to empower procurement professionals at all levels to deliver change with confidence; whether from the inspiration of the popular weekly podcast that he hosts, or with targeted solution offerings that guide clients on their journey to transform the impact of procurement.