Sam Jenks

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Samuel Jenks is the Chief Growth Officer at Kodiak Hub, where he’s been helping global procurement teams to buy smarter for the last 5 years. Sam is an avid community builder, content creator & business developer who’s passionate about procurement, tech and all the controlled chaos that comes with being a part of Growth Ventures. B2B SaaS is near to his heart, and he feels there's nothing more exciting than creating impact in businesses at scale, by providing intelligent technology.

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Procurement professionals are concerned with addressing supplier performance management.
May 06, 2022    0

About 65% of innovations are sourced through external suppliers and partners (ISM). This makes supplier and partner contributions to a supply chain’s production and profitability rather pivotal. 

Put into simple math: Good supplier performance = good supply chain performance.

Supplier performance management (SPM), when done right, can help your procurement organization to harness supplier performance and innovation to positively impact your business’ top-...

Exposed: Six of procurement's dirty little secrets that are hindering its ability to be a truly strategic partnership to the business.
Feb 25, 2022    0

It’s an exciting time to be working in procurement and ProcureTech as they are both undergoing an exciting transformation.

Venture capital funds are flooding into ProcureTech, and the category has a forecasted CAGR of 10.2% between 2021–2026 (Global Industry Analyst, Inc 2021) at a $9.9BN valuation by 2023 (Banerjee 2019). At the same time, Global 2000 Corporations are increasingly open to adopting new emerging technologies.

All signs point toward...