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Ray Smith
VP, Project Maven AI
As a passionate product leader, Ray Smith has built businesses, teams, and products that have innovated and driven product-led growth. He is currently the VP of Project Maven, a generative AI project in Microsoft's Business Applications and Platform Group. He has led products across the supply chain, sustainability, and customer relationship management (CRM) domains. Before joining Microsoft four years ago, Ray was the Head of Product and VP of SAP Sales Cloud. He was CEO and Co-Founder of Datahug, an AI-powered revenue operations solution that was acquired by SAP. He also has more than six years of experience implementing large-scale IT projects with Accenture around the globe.

Microsoft fuels digital transformation of supply chains for a resilient and sustainable future 

We are excited to share two new investments in Microsoft Dynamics 365 supply chain portfolio that we are launching in preview. We had announced a partnership between FedEx and Microsoft, in January of 2022, to launch a cross-platform, logistics-as-a-service solution for brands. This partnership is now in preview.
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Intelligence and collaboration converge in Dynamics 365 Sales 

Customers are looking for connected business applications to increase productivity and agility. With digital selling, it’s imperative to have a landscape of work tools that orchestrate seamlessly across a seller’s workflow. For the best outcome, solutions must offer automated and integrated workflows, enhanced with prescriptive, yet configurable intelligence.