Umesh Verma

Umesh Verma

About Umesh Verma

Umesh Verma is director for Sourcing Solutions for Direct Spend at SAP Ariba. As part of the Product Management organization, he works closely with customers in diverse industries – such as discrete manufacturing, retail, and high tech – to address their sourcing technology needs. Prior to SAP Ariba, Umesh worked in various roles in procurement and supply chain in Fortune 500 companies such as Intel aand Amgen, and as a management consultant with PwC. Umesh has a Master’s in Business from University of Iowa and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Sourcing For Direct Spend: The New Sourcing Frontier

24-Feb-2020 | Umesh Verma

Savings in spend have always been a top priority for chief procurement officers (CPOs). While key performance indicators (KPIs) for process improvement, compliance, people initiatives, etc. have alway

Chaos Theory And Cost Breakdown Analysis In Sourcing

12-Dec-2019 | Umesh Verma

Can a butterfly flapping its wings in Timbuktu disrupt your supply chain in the Mall of America, Minnesota? Chaos theory aficionados will answer with a resounding yes, as the butterfly effect, applied