Global Program Manager, Procurement and Blockchain Solutions - IBM

Vishnu Tadepalli

Vishnu is a highly motivated design thinker and is a digital supply chain enthusiast .He isthe Global Program Manager for Procurement Blockchain solutions at IBM Procurement Services (IPS). Vishnu currently manages the Blockchain procurement transformation for both IBM global procurement and its procurement services clients.

In his earlier role at IBM, Vishnu managed the Procurement Cognitive solution portfolio and earlier worked as a sourcing consultant for multiple Fortune 200 companies. In addition to IBM,Vishnu worked with Unilever, AGCO and Suzuki Motor Corporation in supply chain transformation and category manager roles.His experience spans global supply chain, including both direct and indirect procurement.

Passionate about business applications of emerging technologies such as Blockchain, AI, RPA, and analytics, Vishnu has an MBA in supply chain management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in artificial intelligence.He is a member of Government Blockchain Association(GBA) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).An active Linkedln-er, Vishnu likes to spend his free time social volunteering and mentoring.