See Who’s Speaking

Velocity 2022 will feature a full lineup of dynamic and inspiring keynotes, informative breakout sessions and engaging roundtable discussions from industry thought leaders and disruptors. Check back to learn more about our 2022 lineup. 


Joe Juliano

President & CEO

Joe Juliano is President and CEO of MercuryGate, helping shippers and logistics service providers worldwide improve their transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.

Joe brings nearly three decades of leadership experience delivering B2B software solutions to large enterprises. Joe served as President and CEO of IQNavigator, a provider of SaaS technology and services enabling businesses to better source, manage and pay their non-employee and flexible workforces.

Previously, Joe served as President of RedPrairie, a provider of supply chain and workforce management software, where he helped to accelerate organic revenue growth. Before RedPrairie, Joe served as President and CEO of PrimeRevenue, a SaaS supply chain financing company.

Beth Hendriks

Chief Technology Officer

As MercuryGate’s Chief Technology Officer, Beth oversees technology infrastructure and product roadmap development with a focus on efficiency and value for customers.

Beth joined MercuryGate after a successful career at Oracle as a cloud strategist and business architect. Before that, she was SVP and Chief Technology Officer at SciQuest/JAGGAER.

In addition, she drove product strategy at NetApp which resulted in movement in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant from visionary to leader’s quadrant over a 3-year period.

In 2021, Beth was recognized as a Women in Supply Chain award recipient by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Steve Blough

Chief Innovation Officer

Steve Blough is Chief Innovation Officer at MercuryGate and one of the company’s original co-founders. Steve is responsible for all product innovation, conception and development. He is the chief architect of the MercuryGate TMS.

Prior to MercuryGate, Steve led domestic and international consulting engagements for clients with supply chain management initiatives at IBM Global Services. Combining industry knowledge with his technology background, Steve is an expert at transforming complex business requirements into innovative designs for information systems.

Steve has over 25 years of experience in the design, development, and integration of supply chain information systems that have resulted in dramatically lower logistics costs for customers.

Tom Papa

Professional Comedian

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success as an author, in film, TV, radio, and podcasts as well as on the live stage. Tom recently released his second book, You’re Doing Great! - And Other Reasons To Stay Alive, which was the follow-up to Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas.

Tom has four hour-long stand-up specials, the latest Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great! was a wildly successful Netflix Original. His other critically acclaimed specials include Human Mule, Freaked Out and Tom Papa Live in New York City.

When not touring the country, Tom lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two daughters, a cat and dog where he spends most of his time writing and baking bread.

For more on Tom visit his website tompapa.com and follow Tom on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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