As the SVP of Global Business Development for Sunrise Technologies, Cem Item serves as a trusted advisor to C-level executives running large global enterprises. He conducts corporate business strategy engagements and digital transformation workshops around the world. With over 20 years of consulting experience, Cem specializes in the textile, apparel, footwear, home furnishings, consumer goods manufacturing, and retail industries. He has worked with Sunrise customers such as Patagonia, Revlon, Fast Retailing, and Marc Jacobs. Cem’s clients rely on his deep supply chain understanding in manufacturing, distribution, and retail operations, as well as hands-on technical and functional knowledge in ERP, CRM, and BI.