2023 Solution Provider Awards

Sponsored by Zion Solutions Group


Brian Straight, Editor in Chief, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW
and Drew Eubank, EVP & Co-Founder, ZION SOLUTIONS GROUP

2023 Winners

Robotics: Covariant
Ally Lynch, CMO, Covariant

Digital Transformation: ETQ
David Isaacson, VP, Product Marketing, ETQ

Predictive Analytics:  Kenco Group
Satish Vadlamani, Director of Data Science and BI

Artificial Intelligence: Gather AI
Sankalp Arora, CEO & Co-Founder, Gather AI


  • David Isaacson
    David Isaacson
    VP Product Marketing

    David Isaacson is Vice President of Product Marketing at ETQ, where he develops market strategies and product positioning for the company’s cloud-based quality management solutions.

  • Heather Carroll
    Heather Carroll

    A global go-to-market executive with expertise in supply chain transformation, automation, robotics and AI, Heather has experience advising global F500 companies on how to drive agility and re-invent their supply chain operations with technology while delivering exceptional service to their customers and value to their shareholders.

    Her passion for innovative technologies and strong collaboration skills inspires senior executives in Retail, Grocery, Pharmaceutical, CPG, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing to think differently about how they can leverage automation, robotics and artificial intelligence to make smarter decisions, increase throughput, address challenging labor markets and enhance customer experience. The ability to translate complex technical solutions to real-world business problems has made Heather a trusted advisor and partner to her network of clients, partners, and colleagues.

  • Sankalp Arora
    Sankalp Arora
    CEO & Co-Founder
    Gather AI

    Sankalp Arora is the CEO & Co-Founder of Gather AI. With 14 years of experience, Sankalp developed safety and sensor planning for the world’s first safe autonomous helicopter, funded by DARPA, a project that won the Howard Hughes award, AUVSI Xcellence award and was nominated for the Collier Trophy. He is a recipient of the Qualcomm Innovation fellowship and Swartz Innovation fellowship and has a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon.

  • Satish Vadlamani
    Satish Vadlamani
    Dir. of Data Science and BI
    Kenco Group

    Satish has extensive experience and expertise in developing advanced analytics solutions and systems to meet ever changing supply chain needs. He has over 10 years of experience in end-to-end global supply chain network design, facilities design, transportation optimization, supply chain sustainability and systems development. Satish has over 5 years of using machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimize supply chain operations.

Event Information


Tuesday Oct 17, 2023


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Madison Ballroom, 8th Floor

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