How To Utilize Virtual Audits To Dramatically Reduce Your Supplier Risk

by Source Intelligence

on October 20, 2021

How To Utilize Virtual Audits To Dramatically Reduce Your Supplier Risk



Managing supply chain risk has been increasingly important since the beginning of the pandemic. As we transition into a post-pandemic world, the way we approach risk management will need to transition as well. In this webinar, we tackle the issues with traditional supply chain risk management strategies in the current landscape, the advantages of virtual audits, and how you can effectively mitigate risks using your supplier data.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • The major risk categories projected to affect supply chain post-pandemic
  • The benefits of virtual audits and how to effectively use them
  • Data interpretation and risk identification from supplier audits
  • Corrective action plan creation using virtual audit data 
  • Free resources and tools to get started


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Our Panel Of Experts



Dr. Jennifer Kraus from Source Intelligence teamed up with two other supply chain risk experts to provide different perspectives on the issue and answer questions including:

  • How to address and prevent manipulation of information during virtual audits?
  • What is the "new normal" in supply chain risk and what does that mean for businesses?
  • How can you manage data security during virtual audits?


Dr. Chris Gopal


Global Supply Chain & Operations Consultant And Educator; Email:

Dr. Gopal has over 35 years of experience in global supply chain & operations strategy, execution, and technology in a career that has encompassed industry executive management, consulting, and executive education. He has held executive positions at several leading companies, including VP in World-Wide Operations at Dell Computer, Senior Partner & Director of Global Supply Chain & Operations Services at Ernst & Young Consulting, as well as executive VP positions at Unisys and SAIC. His consulting clients have included prominent global and regional companies across a range of industries, and he has also assisted in several start-up companies. Dr. Gopal is a  former member of the Defense Business Board (DBB), serves on the Supply Chain Advisory Board of the Global Fund, serves on the Advisory Board of the Global Supply Chain Management Center at USC, serves on the Advisory Board of a prominent think-tank on Industrial Competitiveness, and recently served on a White House sub-committee on Manufacturing Technologies. Chris is the co-author of three books on Supply Chain & Operations, consults with leading companies, teaches at USC, UCSD, and speaks at major forums.


Terry Clarke


CEO And Founder At BuildStream; Email:

Terry Clarke is the CEO and Co-founder of BuildStream. He has over 12 years of experience managing supply chain sustainability and quality issues for both small businesses and large corporations. Terry is an entrepreneur, having started several successful technology companies. Terry earned his Bachelor's Degree in Architectural Technology from Northumbria University and a Master's in Renewable Energy from Newcastle University. 


Dr. Jennifer Kraus


Chief Scientific Officer At Source Intelligence; Email:

Dr. Jennifer Kraus has over 30 years of experience providing environmental, health, and safety services to customers around the world. Prior to co-founding Source Intelligence®, Dr. Kraus was President of Global Environmental Consulting Company, Inc. (GECCo, Inc.). Dr. Kraus also served as an associate with Dames & Moore, environmental manager for General Dynamics Electronics Division, and safety engineer with Litton Guidance and Control Systems. Dr. Kraus is a former board member of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board, a congressional advisory committee on environmental and infrastructure issues along the US-Mexico Border; the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board; and the San Diego Industrial Environmental Association.








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Our webinars at Source Intelligence are designed in collaboration with carefully selected topic experts to provide valuable and actionable information to supply chain leaders. 

Each of our webinars seeks to understand pertinent supply chain issues from all angles and provide guidelines and best practices on how to best approach them. 


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