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Atul Vashistha

Chairman & CEO | Supply Wisdom

Atul Vashistha is a serial entrepreneur with deep expertise in the intersection of technology, global supply chain, and risk management. 


Atul Vashistha currently serves on the boards of the US Department of Defense Reserve Forces Policy Board, Shared Assessments, Cozera, and IAOP.  Atul had the distinguished honor of serving on the US Department of Defense Business Board for over 12 years, including as former Vice Chairman from 2018-20. Atul is a former Chair of the YPONorcal chapter and is currently a YPO Atlas member.

Atul is the Founder of Supply Wisdom & and is also the visionary behind the GBSBoard and RiskBoard. Since 2017, Atul has been the Chairman & CEO of Supply Wisdom, the fast-growth patented risk management solution that continuously prevents and mitigates full-stack third-party risk exposure for enterprises. For more than 21 years, Atul and his teams at Neo Group have worked with nations and corporations to leverage global talent, big data, automation, and other technology mega-trends to accelerate new capabilities, increase resiliency, mitigate risks and enable better corporate and societal outcomes.


Before founding Neo Group and Supply Wisdom, Atul was Senior Vice President of International at Cardinal Health (NYSE:  CAH), where he led the international operations of the Fortune 25 Company. Atul and his seasoned team at Cardinal expanded profitable operations to Australia, New Zealand, Spain, the UK, Singapore, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, and other global locations. More importantly, his in-depth international experience earned him the admiration and respect of global CEOs and investors.


Media and Wall Street analysts at CNN, ABC, CNBC, Fortune, Forbes, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Economist, CIO, CFO, and other global organizations seek Atul’s expert opinion. Atul continues to be a vocal proponent of global supply chain security and has taken on the critics, such as Lou Dobbs on his former “Exporting America” segment on CNN.


Atul has authored three books: Globalization Wisdom, Outsourcing Wisdom, and The Offshore Nation.  Additionally, he is a frequent contributor to many leading business publications that have published numerous of his bylines, including the influential American Bankers Association (ABA) Journal,, and Corporate Board Member.

Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Day 2 | Track 2 | 10 - 10:50 AM

Looking back over the last few years, there is clear recognition that business disruptions are rising in frequency and severity.  With COVID-19’s lingering impact, geo-political volatility, the ever-present threat of cyber-attacks, and economic headwinds, businesses must be better prepared to adapt and overcome the unexpected.  With the only certainty being uncertainty, how can risk leaders improve resiliency in their organizations?  During this session, Atul Vashistha, CEO of Supply Wisdom and Matt Rowley Senior Manager of Enterprise Global Strategy at Cigna, will discuss lessons learned over the last few years and how you can enhance resiliency in your organization through radical transparency, proactive vigilance, and agile intervention.

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