SourcingExchange was formed by a group of professionals with a shared vision for networking as the best way to take advantage of the current pace of innovation in the Sourcing industry. Our collective objective is to improve the adoption, integration and automation of sourcing practices to enable customers and suppliers to gain real benefits and advantages from sourcing relationships as the market rapidly accelerates
IT governance, Legal, Architect, Service Management, Procurement, CIO
About the Website
SourcingExchange is an exclusive network for sourcing executives to connect & network with experts. Use our knowlegde base, sourcing tools and marketplace business opportunities in a secured way with a STRICT DOOR POLICY. When you register, you go through a verification process to make sure you are part of the sourcing business community and every member can be confident in freely sharing information.
Alexander Dortland - Founder and Initiator
Alexander Dortland has over 15 years of experience in Entrepreneurship and IT. Working in diverse roles roles both on client, vendor and advisory side, he has specialized on programme management, sourcing, transition management, IT architecture management and innovation management.
Alexander is a visionary, with high energy and drive for getting things done, in business and IT projects. He has had multiple roles and has carried out multiple projects in Strategic Sourcing, IT and Innovation management and IT Architecture management. He has experience in a wide range of industries including, Sourcing Suppliers, Financial Services, Educationand Telecoms.
Gerwin Pol - Founder and Initiator
Gerwin Pol is a experienced Boardroom-level sourcing advisor with over 15 years experience in business and IT strategy, and has worked on a full range of sourcing assignments spanning all phases of the sourcing lifecycle. Gerwin is also Managing Director of Whitebridge Consulting and Interim Management.
Gerwin is working with clients to bridge the gap between business and IT, and clients and their suppliers. In this he is working with clients directly as Program Manager / Sourcing Director and with leading Sourcing Advisors in senior roles as sales pursuit and engagement manager for large sourcing engagements.
Martin Stacey - Founder and Initiator
Martin has more than 20 years experience in advising clients on strategy, change management, organizational design, governance, outsourcing and procurement activities, and is responsible for the Northern European activities of SourcingExchange.
During his career he has completed a number of client assignments - including: The development of client sourcing strategies and assisting organisations with change management programs. Participating and supporting a range of client sourcing and procurement projects. Developed client management, governance and sourcing capabilities.
- Discuss and learn best practices in Sourcing Market
- Grow expertise as a Sourcing Professional
- Community training events, case studies, online courses
- Certification in workstreams
- Develop capabilities, expertise and achieve expert status
- Document repository with research, checklists and templates
- Industry standards and best practise guidelines
- IT Architecture framework for Sourcing Strategy
- Sourcing Professional workbench including:
- Deal-accelerator, Contract Manager, eRFI-tool
- Cloud service selection tool
- Vendor Perfomance measurement tools
- Sourcing Advisor Tooling
- Find Project and Job openings
- Keep track with market activity index
- Discover service suppliers
- Perform quick market scans
- Join open Innovation Challenges
- Market Place info
Why we do this
To provide the independent or individually operating sourcing professional an environment that normally only is available to sourcing professionals working at large procurement or vendor management departments, large consultancies and service providers.
SourcingExchange will provide the sourcing professional with a like-minded community, a valuable network, easy accessible knowledge key to his/her day to day job, access to the market information, professional development opportunities and state of the art tools, that will enhance his efficiency, effectiveness and ability to innovate and thus succeed in sourcing