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2020 Mid-Year Economic Update  

Disruption and What You Can Do About It

Join us for our mid-year economic update sponsored by Oracle NetSuite




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Ranga Bodla

Vice President, Field Engagement and Marketing


Ranga has over 20 years of combined product management and marketing experience in the software technology industry. As the Vice President of Field Engagement and Marketing for NetSuite, Ranga is chartered with driving the overall strategy and go-to-market for success across all of NetSuite's industries, including Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, Software, Services, Non-Profit, Advertising, Media and Publishing. Prior to joining NetSuite, Ranga led a global team focused on the successful go-to-market of SAP's Governance Risk and Compliance Solutions.    

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About our Speakers

Brian Lewandowski

Executive Director, Business Research Division

University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business

Brian Lewandowski provides regional business and economic information and education, including economic and revenue forecasts, policy studies, economic impact analyes and data workshops. Brian has 13 years experience conducting economic studies at CU Boulder. Prior to CU, he worked in both the private sector and government. He is past-president of the Denver Association of Business Economists.

Tom Gale


Modern Distribution Management

Tom Gale has been MDM's lead researcher and industry analyst for more than 25 years on independent distribution channel trends, consolidation, technology and competitive landscape. He is a frequent speaker and moderator on these topics at company, marketing group and association meetings in North America and Europe.   

As the economy continues to transition from survival to rebuild mode in Q2, join economist Brian Lewandowski, NetSuite VP Ranga Bodla and MDM CEO Tom Gale for a timely breakdown of macroeconomic and distribution-specific trends, competitive moves and 2020 outlook. In this 60-minute webcast, we will analyze the latest economic trends, emerging growth opportunities and how the competitive landscape is shifting – and how distributors and manufacturers can capitalize on all of these trends.

Key takeaways:  

  • COVID-19 impacts on 2020 end-markets and distribution sectors
  • Growth forecasts for 2020 and 2021 
  • 2019 performance review for 19 wholesale distribution sectors 
  • Key trends impacting distribution this year