The Alliance’s Dale E. Hopkins to Discuss the Benefits of Cutting Edge Business Technology at the AASA Technology Conference
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) will host a special virtual edition of its annual AASA Technology Conference featuring Customer Spotlight Speaker Dale E. Hopkins, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. Dale 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," said Dale E. Hopkins, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. "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."
Dale E. 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, 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 round-table discussions covering the latest trends within the aftermarket technology community, including business processes, IT, part data, vehicle data, and more.
Additional information about the 2020 AASA Technology Conference can be accessed by visiting aasatech.com.
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) connects suppliers of aftermarket parts, chemicals, tools, diagnostics, and technologies to what matters – including industry analysis, peer forums, customer and technology trends, global insights, and government advocacy. Since 1904, AASA’s sole purpose is championing the North American aftermarket industry and advocating for the growth of a profitable, innovative, and influential supplier community. Learn more about how AASA connects members to what matters at aftermarketsuppliers.org.
About the ATC
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) provides a forum for networking, thought leadership, sharing of best practices and addressing technology issues for leaders that manage all areas of business technology.