This episode follows a Q&A format with questions from our listeners for our team of former state and local CPOs. The group discusses the importance of creativity, curiosity, and strategic thinking to solve problems within government. At their core, great procurement leaders are problem solvers, and the group also shared advice from their own life on how they learned to think differently about procurement and find resources to take their careers to the next level.
This video features four former Chief Procurement Officers, including:
Jane Benton: CPO of Arkansas and University of Arkansas
Jason MacDonald: Former CPO of Long Beach and Fresno
Mike Smith: Former CPO of Illinois
Jason Soza: Former CPO of Alaska
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