FuelQuest Inc., a leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, has announced featured speakers for this year’s Grail, FuelQuest’s 6th annual user conference to be held March 31-April 1 in Austin, Texas.
“The conference and its speakers will provide attendees with an invaluable forum for thought-provoking discussions and best practices tackling today’s industry challenges,” FuelQuest announced.
Industry leaders headlining the event include: Charles Vick, senior commodity economist and vice president for Goldman Sachs; Roger Koehler, vice president of purchasing for Veolia Environmental Services, North America Corporation; Ken Kral, senior vice president of Business Development for US Bank Voyager Fleet Systems; Mike Forbes, vice president of logistics solutions and engineering for Kag Logistics; Ron Fulenchek, gasoline transportation manager for 7-Eleven; Chris Bridgford, director of fuel operations for United Supermarkets; Jay Bailey, marketing manager for Valero Marketing and Supply; Rich Cilento, chairman and CEO of Glycosbio.
“FuelQuest is excited to have such a rich line-up of industry experts participating in Grail,” said David Zahn, vice president of marketing for FuelQuest Inc. “The conference and its speakers will provide attendees with an invaluable forum for thought-provoking discussions and best practices tackling today’s industry challenges.”
Grail will also feature interactive learning sessions for fuel management and tax automation. Market leaders from the fuel retail, distribution and fleet industries will participate in two days of product training and best practice reviews. They will also see the latest product innovations in a technology showcase for FuelQuest, Zytax, and industry partners, including AboveNet, Mansfield Oil, and OPW Fuel Management Systems.
FuelQuest Inc. provides on-demand, web-based fuel supply chain management and tax automation software and services for fuel suppliers, distributors and buyers in global downstream energy. FuelQuest’s Fuel Management System (FMS) automates all aspects of the fuel management process from procurement, inventory management, demand forecasting, strategic sourcing and financial reconciliation to margin analysis and environmental compliance monitoring.