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Connect 2018 User Conference

Chicago, IL – June 19-20, 2018

JustFood Connect 2018

Join the JustFood team in Chicago as Ultra Partner and Chief Operations Officer Richard Sides moderates a panel of food/bev processors, and a presentation session.  Richard Sides, Chief Operating Officer of Ultra Consultant, brings independent perspectives and industry insight to the trends, challenges and best practices in digital transformation.

Who Should Attend?

Manufacturers and distributors interested in learning about the JustFood software solution.

About JustFood

JustFood ERP software and services are powered by the fastest growing ERP platform in the world, Microsoft Dynamics, and features food industryspecific functionality. Aptean acquired IndustryBuilt Ltd., which develops the core product JustFood. JustFood is a comprehensive ERP solution purpose-built for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors. JustFood is built on the Microsoft ® Dynamics platform and is offered both on-premise and in the cloud.

The gathering puts the focus on food processing and food distribution companies and their efforts to reduce implementation timeframes and implementation risks often associated with ERP.

How to Register

Please register for this event on JustFood website here.

Featured Speaker “Disruptive Trends and Digital Transformations” by Richard Sides, Ultra Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Rich Sides

Richard Sides has more than 20 years technology-related operational experience assisting food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution organizations by improving their business processes and supporting information systems.

Richard’s experience includes operational responsibilities, management consulting, ERP system implementation, and serving in a variety of senior executive management roles. Richard’s background includes significant experience in process and discrete manufacturing as well as logistics, distribution and supply chain management.

Richard started his career in 1990 with Kraft Foods and was part of the pioneering efforts to introduce integrated supervisory and process control systems to Kraft’s production lines. He finished his 6-year career with Kraft by serving as the systems lead on the pilot implementation of Kraft’s Marcam Prism ERP rollout.

Richard is APICS certified with deep experience developing  IT strategies, designing production and inventory systems, implementing business process improvements, and ERP implementation project management.

Richard has a BS in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from DePaul University.