CEO, MindClick Group
JoAnna Abrams is Founder & CEO of MindClick, Inc., an international leader in sustainable supply chain performance measurement, continuous improvement and reporting. MindClick offers information management technology and consulting services to organizations striving to achieve business goals with a focus on social and environmental responsibility.
Working to connect purchasers and suppliers through information management systems that promote environmentally responsible practices, Abrams serves as a business strategist, innovator and collaborator among some of the largest hospitality and health care industry leaders. Named a hospitality industry innovator by Lodging Magazine, Abrams is now leading transformation in healthcare supply chain sustainability. MindClick has been recognized by Wharton’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and is a recipient of CIO Review Magazine’s 20 Most Promising Supply Chain Tech Solution Providers-2017.
Combining more than 10 years of sustainability experience with 20 years of experience in finance, market research and brand management, Abrams brings a unique perspective to the critical issues surrounding sustainability in the business world. For the past eight years, she has specialized in the collection and presentation of standardized data that helps suppliers focus on continuous improvement and allows purchasers to enhance business, community and global health. Abrams is a frequent speaker on the topics of sustainability and consumer trends, advances in supply chain initiatives and the effective use of scorecards in driving progress. Prior to the founding of MindClick, Abrams led strategy, research, and new product development efforts for recognized consumer products brands including MGM, Nestle, Pepsi-Co, Toyota, and Wolfgang Puck.
Abrams holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in finance from University of Illinois. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Bend, Oregon.
PVC, BPA, phthalates, and other materials are widely used in many medical products. While many companies are actively working to remove these materials from their products, health systems have struggled with how to reduce staff, patient, and community exposure risk by identifying and choosing products free of these chemicals of concern. Until now, there has […]