Chicago | September 13th-14th

Growth + Profitability Summit

Continue your revenue, growth, and profitability journey. Step ahead of the competition, global disruption, and your own preconceptions.

Take a Bold Step Ahead

Step Ahead

At the Growth + Profitability Summit you’ll learn how to lean into volatility, political upheaval, economic boom and bust, market disruption, and business challenges – stepping ahead and onward in the face of adversity. The journey to business success is paved with risks, but attending the Growth + Profitability Summit will give you the tools to navigate confidently.

We believe in the power of incremental progress. No matter how daunting your challenges may seem, there’s power in taking small steps forward. We’re here to help you do the footwork to make real, tangible business impacts.

So, let’s take the next step together. Let’s dig in, step ahead and propel your business toward your north star destination. Join us at the Growth + Profitability Summit to discover how you can step ahead toward a better tomorrow and a brighter future.

Why Attend

  • Join a community of pricing guides who are committed to business excellence
  • Gain access to exclusive keynotes, product updates, and networking events
  • Develop strategies and uncover insights to stay a step ahead of your competition
  • Build, simplify, and strengthen pricing processes across your organization
  • Learn from peers and experts about the latest trends in pricing, selling, and commercial excellence
  • Discover improvements your organization can make to achieve stronger pricing power
  • Stay current and provide feedback on the Vendavo product roadmap

Highlights from Growth + Profitability Summit 2022

Featured Speakers

More speakers are coming soon so check back often.

Bruno Slosse
President and CEO, Vendavo

Bruno Slosse has served as the President and CEO for Vendavo since 2015, where he has led a comprehensive transformation of the company from a 1st generation B2B price management solution provider, into the leading SaaS provider of Price Optimization & Management and CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) solutions.

Bruno came to Vendavo with more than 20 years of sales and senior leadership experience in enterprise software at companies like Cerner Corporation and Ascend Learning. Having spent over 10 years as General Manager of Cerner Europe, Bruno has worked with global clients and led organizations in both the US and Europe.

He is fluent in Dutch, French, German and English. Bruno graduated with Honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University Ghent, Belgium.

Tiffany Boyd
Chief of Staff, Vendavo

Tiffany Boyd brings more than 15 years of project management and initiative leadership experience to the Vendavo management team.

In her role as Chief of Staff, she serves as an honest broker and fact teller when the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) needs a wide-ranging view without departmental considerations, and as a confidant without an organizational pre-determined agenda.  She acts as a delegate attendee for the CFO and SLT, providing communications on behalf of CFO and the SLT including emails, proposal, status,  and plans for major initiatives from SLT Sponsors. She is a sounding board to SLT for new ideas and initiatives as well as facilitator for CFO, SLT, or team members.

Tiffany has a strong track record of success in program and project leadership before Vendavo at Ascend Learning, eCollege, eTrade, and the Mercury Companies.  Tiffany earned a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Winston-Salem State University, and holds a Project Management certification from Colorado State University.

Mitch Lee
Profit Prophet, Vendavo

Mitch is the Profit Evangelist at Vendavo, with 25+ years of experience in the technical, operational, marketing, and commercial arenas of the chemical industry. Prior to Vendavo, Mitch was with BASF and Orica in product marketing and business management, driving operational optimization, pricing excellence, and margin improvement, as well as personal engagement in high value sales negotiations. Mitch also has deep experience with raw materials supplier portfolio management having negotiated large scale and long-term agreements with leading suppliers.

Saravanan Krishnakumar
Saravanan Krishnakumar
Vice President, Rebate & Channel Management
Alex Hoff
Chief Product Officer, Vendavo

Alex Hoff has been with Vendavo since 2008 and has served in roles across pre-sales, professional services, marketing, and product management. In his current role as head of product management, Alex manages a talented team that brings innovative software solutions to market that enable B2B corporations to operationalize their commercial excellence strategies. Since 2018, Alex has led the transformation of Vendavo’s product portfolio from a first-generation on-premises software platform, to a portfolio of integrated cloud-native SaaS products.

Prior to working for Vendavo, Alex worked in various marketing and pricing roles for Fortune 500 companies in business services, retail/consumer goods, and freight transportation.

Alex earned his MBA with a Concentration in Marketing from the MJ Neeley School of Business at TCU where he also holds a B.S. in Psychology.  Alex was also among the early participants in the Certified Pricing Professional program from the Professional Pricing Society in 2008.

Summit Agenda

Tentative agenda will be updated as details are confirmed

September 13

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast
09:00 – 09:30 Executive Outlook
09:30 – 10:15 Customer Panel
10:15 – 10:30 User Experience
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:30 – 12:00 Customer Success
12:00 – 12:30 Customer Panel
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Partner Keynote
14:00 – 15:00 From Decision to Deployment
15:00 – 15:30 Networking Break
16:00 – 17:00 Keynote
18:30 – 21:30 Dinner and Cruise

September 14

08:00 – 09:00 Networking Breakfast
09:00 – 09:30 Product Roadmap
09:30 – 10:00 What’s New in Pricing & Selling
10:00 – 10:30 Product Focus
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 – 12:30 Workshops
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch