It Takes Two to...Make Vendor Partnerships Work for You

Thursday, November 01 | 9:45AM–10:30AM MT | Learning Theater, Exhibit Hall B-E, Exhibit Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Learning Theater
The panelists will share perspectives, tips, and lessons learned regarding the most effective ways to most effectively engage, communicate, and build a true partnership with vendors.

Outcomes: Learn how to be an effective advocate for your university when working with a vendor * Help vendors buy in to the changes necessary to make their tools useful in your environment * Advocate to your leadership about the worthiness of collaborating across institutions to amplify your voice with vendors


  • Ian Crew

    Solutions Architect, bConnected Service, University of California, Berkeley
  • Marta McAlister

    Program Manager, Google
  • Nick Young

    Director of Integration, Workflow & Automation, University of North Carolina at Greensboro