Jim Bergman is a commercial contract professional with global experience spanning the USA, Latin America, UK, Europe, China, South Korea, Japan, India, SE Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Australia. He has worked on a wide range of direct and indirect spend categories in numerous sectors, developing a deep knowledge of services, goods and technology procurement and sales.
Initially, Mr. Bergman served as a contracts attorney for a Fortune 500 petrochemical corporation, Amoco Corporation, supporting the enterprise’s global procurement staff. He addressed legal and sourcing issues with services and commodities valued at more than $1 billion annually. His experience grew to include commercial roles in strategic planning, project management, supply management and business development.
His audiences and clients have included over 7,000 attorneys and commercial professionals from over 1,000 corporations and public-sector entities.