I am joined today by Antonio Humphreys, the Senior Manager of Global Procurement at Adobe Systems based in California.
I’ve actually seen Antonio speak before, and he has always been high on my list of practitioners that I wanted to interview and so I’m delighted we were able to make it happen. We were connected by the team at ProcureCon, as Antonio will be speaking at the upcoming ProcureCon Marketing conference in New Orleans at the end of November.
Antonio has enjoyed a career that, after an internship with NASA, actually started in sales before he jumped over to the other side of the table and joined procurement. He worked for organizations such as Shell, Hewlett-Packard, and Gap before joining Adobe.
He has a deep background in procurement organizational development and marketing, and those two topics were the focus of our conversation.
I started by asking Antonio what keeps him in procurement after spending time in both sales and procurement...