Education & EPPS Programs
Monday, September 23, 2019
TIP Session - Thought Interaction Pods
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Brian Cheng
Public Goods
Product Manager
Manufacturing Partners: Setting Expectations and Planning for Success
• The challenges getting alignment within your team or organization
• Setting appropriate timeline expectations for your launch
• How to choose when to produce domestically or internationally?
• Important variables to consider when budgeting with unknowns (volume, payment terms, packaging)

Jack Benzaquen
Novadore USA, LLC
Build The Next BILLION Dollar Direct-To-Consumer Brand
• Opportunities in the space for contract manufacturers and brand owners
• E-commerce and marketing platforms to work with
• Is Amazon your friend or your enemy?
• Checklist to choose your next DTC product

Kunal Kuthiala
Essel Propack Americas
Senior Account Manager
Sustainability In Packaging – The Economy, The Society & The Environment
• Roadblocks in making sustainable packaging a commercial reality
• Upcycling adoption & options
• Tracking carbon footprint of your organization/work-flow
• Plant based resins – sourcing & pricing

Jim Mercer
Chief of Operations
(Owning your IP formulations) is a asset of your company
• R&D (research & development)
• Stability & compatibility testing OTC and cosmetics
• Costs
• Scaling your brand 

Shaji Thomas
Beekman 1802
Managing Operations with Efficient Planning of your Supply Chain and Customer Orders
• Procurement process of packaging and ingredients
• Logistics - international and domestic
• Holding and managing Inventory
• Order to cash – planning
Multiple Speakers
Multiple Companies
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