Dematic, a global supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center, has announced Condoleezza Rice will serve as the keynote speaker at their 30th Annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference, September 13 – 16, 2015 in Park City, Utah.
Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and the first African American woman to hold the post. She also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.
"Rice is a role model for all of us. She paved the way for women in a very male-dominated arena, was the world’s most powerful diplomat and today uses her exceptional pedigree, tenacity and experiences to help shape the future of our country," said John Baysore, CEO, Dematic North America. "At Dematic, we continue to develop, design and deliver solutions that will help drive the future of supply chain. Each year, the conference brings together industry professionals to learn more about supply chain trends, strategies, thought leadership and best practices. We look forward to an empowering speech from Rice at our 2015 event."
Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business, the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC and currently serves on the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.