Hannah Kain being recognized for leadership in e-commerce and supply chain technology innovation and economic impact
Kain was nominated for this prestigious award by Virginia Littlejohn, Co-founder of Quantum Leaps. Quantum Leaps is an IWEC affiliate organization dedicated to impacting economic growth by providing transformational women entrepreneurship solutions. Littlejohn stated, “Hannah Kain is a dynamic pacesetter enabling companies to compete and win in today’s marketplace. For 20 years, Hannah has created and successfully adapted technology that supports economic growth through e-commerce and global supply chain visibility. At the same time she has been a passionate advocate for other women’s business success through partnerships, mentoring and community support.
As an example of ALOM’s global economic impact, the company recently opened its 18th worldwide fulfillment and distribution hub in Indianapolis, IN.
“I am deeply honored to accept the 2017 IWEC Award on behalf of, and with gratitude to the many brilliant women business leaders and technology innovators who have inspired and mentored me during my career. This year’s IWEC conference theme of accelerating global growth through innovation and technology is extremely timely for so many women’s businesses on the cusp of breakout growth,” Kain said.
“At ALOM, ongoing technology innovation is integral to securing and tracking every order and for building connectivity and visibility into products, services and the supply chain. The next 10 years will be transformative for supply chain, and we are determined to continue our leadership position,” she added.
“IWEC understands that providing access, resources, and support to help enable the success of female entrepreneurs is key to ensuring women’s active, sustainable participation in the global economy, and contribute to close the gender gap. We provide a global forum to exchange knowledge, experience, and connectivity among women business owners, setting the stage for education, disruptive business opportunities, roads to joint ventures, and promoting social dialog among women entrepreneurs and business leaders,” said Ruth A. Davis, Chairwoman, IWEC.
The November conference also marks the first time that IWEC welcomes a Conference Chairperson, and welcomes Her Royal Highness Princess Noor Asem of Jordan, who will provide part of the welcoming remarks and will address the audience on empowering women’s entrepreneurship in her region. Other conference speakers include one of the most influential businesswomen from China, Yang Lan, owner of Sun Media, one of the largest media conglomerates in that country; she was also the ambassador of the Beijing Olympic Games. She is joined by new IWEC Board member and keynote speaker Ibukun Awosika, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the First Bank of Nigeria Limited; Melanie Alavi Director of Customer Technology Marketing from UPS; Fernando Hernández, Director or Supplier Diversity at Microsoft, Peter Martínez, CEO of Game Changer Tec, Jackie Sturm, Sr. VP of Supply Chain and Innovation at Intel, Aylton de Souza, Worldwide Enterprise Mobility and Security Business Lead at Microsoft, and other key drivers of innovation, technology and business development.
IWEC is a New York-based international economic empowerment organization exclusively for women business owners, formed in 2007 with the assistance of the U.S. Department of State. In addition to the State Department, its founders include the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC), FICCI/FLO Chamber in New Delhi. IWEC’s mission is to develop a global business network for successful women entrepreneurs, helping them gain and expand access to international markets by presenting a platform to exchange knowledge, experience and connections, and to promote dialogue among women entrepreneurs and business leaders throughout the world.
ALOM is a global supply chain management services and solutions provider serving as a partner to its Fortune 100 clients in the automotive, government, medical, telecommunications, and utility/energy sectors. Its expert team of strategists, engineers, and specialists operate in ALOM’s 18 locations including its global headquarters in Fremont, CA office, its offices across the U.S. and in Hong Kong, and affiliated facilities around the world. ALOM service offerings include procurement, e-commerce, inventory, assembly, digital media duplication, print management, fulfillment, IT integration and operations. ALOM is proud to deliver its clients’ products and services impeccably, enrich the client experience, and uphold their brand reputations. www.alom.com
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