The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) will host a special virtual edition of its annual AASA Technology Conference featuring Dale Hopkins, vice president and chief information officer for the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
Hopkins, the customer spotlight speaker at the conference, will discuss the Alliance’s emphasis on the use of technology to position itself for future success and creating a strategic outlook to locate ROI when adopting new technologies.
“The strategic use of proprietary and open-source technologies coupled with win-win partnerships has enabled tremendous success for The Alliance,” Hopkins said. “I am looking forward to sharing our story, philosophy and approach from the virtual stage with automotive aftermarket suppliers at the upcoming AASA Technology Conference.”
Hopkins is a strategic technology solutions and strategic planning executive with an extensive background in building and leading effective initiatives for medium- to large-scale software, content and supply chain solution companies, including i2 Technologies, Aspect Development, CCI/Triad and, most recently, the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
He has significant expertise directing teams of professionals in the implementation of strategies that effectively improve productivity while meeting aggressive operating and fiscal targets.
The 2020 AASA Technology Conference is the aftermarket’s business technology event. It brings together the brightest minds in aftermarket business technology for a series of invaluable sessions, panels and roundtable discussions covering the latest trends within the aftermarket technology community, including business processes, IT, part data, vehicle data and more. For more information about the 2020 AASA Technology Conference, visit the event website. aasatech.com.