Lawrence Kane is responsible for Strategic Sourcing, Functional Excellence and First Time Quality at Boeing. A Boeing Designated Expert in IT Sourcing and member of the SIG University Advisory Board he advances thought leadership in strategic sourcing, benchmarking, supplier innovation, and digital transformation as a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has saved his company more than $2.3B by architecting sourcing strategies, designing full sourcing lifecycle management processes and tools, conducting procurements, negotiating with suppliers, and benchmarking resultant contracts. He mentors strategic sourcing and procurement professionals both inside and outside his organization. He is also the best-selling author of sixteen books.
The Boeing Company