Meet the Founders, Episode 2




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Meet the Founders, Episode 2

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

For our second episode of “Meet the Founders” brought to you by our Tech, Startup & Entrepreneur Committee, we are pleased to welcome MIT Media Lab spin-off Sourcemap.

Sourcemap is the world’s first platform developed specifically for global supply chain visualization and management, incorporating global supply risk exposure analysis, scenario development, heatmaps and more. Sourcemap was named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner in the category Supply Chain Management Applications. Cool Vendors are defined as a small company offering a technology or service that is innovative, impactful or intriguing, enabling users to do things they could not do before.

Moderator Carolyn Rogers, Program Director at IBM and Co-Chair of the FACC Tech, Startup & Entrepreneur Committee, will be lead discussion between Sourcemap Founder, Leonardo Bonanni, CEO, and Juliette Barre, Director of Business Development. They will share their experience founding and growing this award-wining company that is revolutionizing supply chains to make them 100% traceable and transparent.

Join us for this informative, virtual one-hour talk on June 8. 


Leonardo Bonanni, Founder & CEO, SourcemapDr. Leonardo Bonanni is the Founder and CEO of Sourcemap, the first technology company dedicated to supply chain transparency. Sourcemap’s platform is used by businesses and governments to track the supply chains of more than 50 raw materials and manage programs aimed at eradicating forced labor, deforestation, and extreme poverty, among other issues. In 2021, Sourcemap was selected to provide traceability technology for the US Department of Labor’s STREAMS initiative to combat child labor in supply chains. Dr. Bonanni is a frequent lecturer on supply chain transparency; he has served as an expert witness before the US Senate; he holds a PhD from the MIT Media Lab; he has been named among America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs by Bloomberg Businessweek and the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere. 


Juliette Barre, Director of Business Development, SourcemapJuliette Barre is a passionate, leader in Business and Market development in the technology and sustainability industries. Since 2019, Juliette is the Director of Business Development of Sourcemap, an MIT-born start-up with +12 years of experience in end-to-end supply chain mapping. Sourcemap is the only full-suite supply chain transparency provider, serving clients like Mars Inc. VF Corp (Timberland, Vans, The North Face), Ferrero, Hershey’s, Beautycounter, and many others.



(Moderator) Carolyn Rogers, Program Director, IBM. Carolyn has spent the past 8+ years as an enterprise product and marketing leader at IBM, with a focus on go-to-market, partnerships, strategy and emerging tech. Currently a product manager for IBM’s Business Automation portfolio, she previously worked on Enterprise Blockchain, Hybrid Cloud, and AI. A French-American dual citizen, Carolyn’s other interests include international relations, economics, tech policy, fitness, and music. She became a member of the FACC in November 2020, and is co-chair for the Tech, Start-Ups, & Entrepreneurs committee.



June 11
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT