Championing a supplier development program to truly motivate, educate and energize professionals outside of an OEM’s organization is challenging. Henry Ford tried to do it by massively vertically integrating his supply channels to strengthen control over their operations. With the advancements in technology, manufacturing techniques and specialization, this would simply not work today. So how do we create the right culture with suppliers to be more successful than our competitors? In this session, Jason Lipscomb will address that question, pointing to examples from Subaru and sharing insights from extensive experience working in a training environment.