Building a Better-Connected Supply Chain: How to Navigate Today's Supply Chain Crisis

With Subject Matter Expert

Robert Escobar

Advisor, Advantary

One thing is clear, the supply chain disruptions happening today will be with us for some time, with many coming to terms that this is the "new normal." So how you as a CEO pivot to navigate these complex supply chain disruptions and detours will determine your company's success.

In this Roundtable, subject matter expert Robert Escobar with over 22 years in strategic planning, logistics network design, and global supply chain optimization will share how to navigate complex supply chain pitfalls and detours and create a partner ecosystem in today's competitive and fragmented supply chain world.

Supply Chain and Operations Executives have the opportunity to leverage partnerships and move beyond linear interaction and extend to a broader network of partners. This AFN Roundtable will help operational leaders understand how to build ecosystems and develop strategies that will enable them to minimize risk and decrease cost and delays.

The fee for this CEO Roundtable is $295 and is open to CEOs, Senior Operations, Procurement, and Supply Chain Executives.

Note that completing a company profile does not guarantee your spot - you must be accepted to attend. If you are not accepted, a full refund will be issued.

If you are an AFN member, there is no fee to participate. Please email us directly at to register.

CEO Roundtable: Building a Better-Connected Supply Chain

About Robert Escobar

Robert Escobar has served in various executive roles, most recently as Founder & President of Camino Real Group LLC, a consulting firm focused on startups and early-stage e-commerce & CPG businesses.

Robert’s past work includes SVP of Operations for RocksBox, Inc., VP of Operations for Gwynnie Bee, Head of Operations for ipsy (Michelle Phan’s startup), and Senior Director of Operations at Stella & Dot (2009/2010 Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing companies), respectively. Prior experience also includes Senior Director of Operations for Bare Escentuals (NYSE: BARE), in which he was instrumental in building out both North America and Western Europe operations.

Robert’s background and experience of 22 years have focused on strategic planning, logistics network design, and global supply chain optimization. He currently sits on several advisory boards focused on CPG and e-commerce, such as Know Yourself, PBC (Principle, Tim Howes), Fuse Inventory, Inc. and HelloAva Inc. Robert lives in San Mateo, CA.

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