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Lauded by World Trade Magazine as one of the “Fabulous 50+1″ most influential people impacting global commerce, author, educator and business consultant Kate Vitasek is an international authority for her award-winning research and Vested® business model for highly collaborative relationships.
Her practical and research-based advice for driving transformation and innovation through highly collaborative and strategic partnerships launched a book series that includes: Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing; Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft Are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships and Getting to We: Negotiating Agreements for Highly Collaborative Relationships.
Kate Vitasek has been featured on Bloomberg radio multiple times, on NPR and on Fox Business News. She also has been featured in over 300 articles in publications including Forbes, Chief Executive Magazine, CIO Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Journal of Commerce, World Trade Magazine and Outsource Magazine.
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Passionate in her quest to help companies transform their business relationships, Kate Vitasek inspires and motivates business leaders with five proven “rules” for achieving transformational results. Following the Vested mindset and methodology shifts relationships from a “What’s in it for Me” to a “What’s in it for We” foundation and an outcome-based business model. Skeptics walk away believers when Vitasek shares powerful, real-world examples of companies (big and small) that have achieved transformational results by adopting a Vested mindset and business model for highly collaborate, win-win relationships.
Kate Vitasek is also an internationally recognized innovator in the practice of supply chain management and outsourcing. She first attained prominence with her visionary call for more efficient outsourcing practices and with her work in the Aerospace and Defense Industry on performance-based logistics—a topic on which she co-authored the industry’s first book. In 2007, she went on to lead the University of Tennessee’s research that became Vested Outsourcing.