Mr. Omid Ghamami, MBA, CPSCM™ – CEO & Chairman of the Board
Omid Ghamami is the World’s Most Sought After Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Author, Speaker, Consultant & Trainer.
He has 18 years’ experience with Intel Corp, holding responsibility for $1B + in annual expenditures as a purchasing executive, and also managing Intel’s global purchasing operations.
He was also responsible for the end to end negotiation planning, execution, and training processes for the entire $16B global procurement organization, whom named him THE Godfather of Negotiation Planning!
Omid is President and Chief Executive Officer at the Center for Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. Since 1995, he has performed consulting, training, and executive coaching for thousands of procurement executives and professionals from 19 different countries on topics related to the entire spectrum of purchasing, supply chain management, purchasing contract law, negotiations, and supplier management.
Omid is also a highly sought after public purchasing expert – including having presented to all 50 Chief Purchasing Officers of the United States on how to achieve breakthrough TCO results against their $3.2 Trillion budget! Along with the likes of Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, Omid has also been asked to be an exclusive guest speaker to Harvard University’s prestigious graduate school of supply chain management.
Omid is well known with the Institute for Supply Management, having published a multitude of articles in their global journals & held many highly successful speaking engagements for them. He is the author of 2 purchasing books & has 50+ hours of TV appearances as a purchasing industry expert. Omid is known as “The Secret Weapon of Fortune 500 Chief Purchasing Officers”
Omid is also the founder, chief architect, and exclusive Adjunct Professor of Purchasing for the only purchasing curriculum and certificate program in the entire California State Community College System.
Omid holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University Sacramento and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of California, where he was voted Class President.
OMID’S SPECIALTIES: ♦ Expert in Purchasing Contract Law ♦ Commodity Management Strategies ♦ Negotiations Expert ♦ Total Cost Analysis ♦ Supplier Performance Management ♦ Post Contract Management ♦ Purchasing Integration of Mergers & Acquisitions ♦ Contract Breach & Dispute Resolution ♦ Risk Assessment & Audits ♦ Supply Chain Management ♦ Corporate Strategic Planning ♦ Fortune 500 Consulting ♦ World Class Keynote Speaker ♦ Courtroom Expert Witness Testimony ♦ Purchasing Consortium Strategies for TCO ♦
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