September 9 - 10, 2021 | Digital Event

The Journey to SAP S/4HANA

Preparing Your IT and Business Landscape for SAP S/4HANA

Meet Our Presenters

SK Agrawal, President and Program Director - Global ERP and Digital Transformation, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited

SK Agrawal, President and Program Director - Global ERP and Digital Transformation, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited

SK Agrawal is Program Director of the largest greenfield implementation of a single S/4HANA instance in the chemicals industry in the world. He has been instrumental in the global implementation of SAP S/4HANA single ERP platform and SAP solutions, such as SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Analytics Cloud, Docusign, C4C, Concur, Enable Now and Learning Hub. He possesses international experience in leading large scale organization transformation projects including Project Management, Change Management and Transformation Planning, and has extensive General Management experience in large global manufacturing organizations. SK has managed implementation of large petrochemicals projects in the different parts of the world from concept to commercial operations, and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, leading a large number of global M&A deals with multi billion dollar value. 

Melissa Ahrendt, Director Finance, CFIN Implementation, Perrigo

Melissa Ahrendt, Director Finance, CFIN Implementation, Perrigo

Melissa Ahrendt is a Finance Director at Perrigo Company helping to lead the global implementation of Central Finance. Melissa has over 15 years of accounting experience and was previously a member of
the Corporate Accounting team at Perrigo focusing on internal reporting, consolidation, integration of acquisitions, SOX controls, and other global initiatives.

Mallikarjun Akumalla Venkata, Central Finance Global Lead, Intelligent Delivery Group, SAP

Mallikarjun Akumalla Venkata, Central Finance Global Lead, Intelligent Delivery Group, SAP

Mallikarjun (goes by Mallik) leads Central Finance North America Practice for SAP, has successfully delivered multiple end to end Central Finance Projects, trusted advisor, Influencer, Innovator, Thought Leader, responsible for designing and delivering new Trainings and Certification to Customers, Partners and multiple SAP Teams, passionate to ensure every Central Finance Project worldwide is successful.     

Colin Breakwell, Global Head of iMRO Product Development, HCL Technologies

Colin Breakwell, Global Head of iMRO Product Development, HCL Technologies

A key thought leader in SAP Maintenance Repair and Overhaul solutions for the last 20 years, Colin  started his career hands-on in aircraft maintenance before spending the last 20 years working with multiple generations of SAP ERP solutions.  He work closely with many global airlines and aerospace and defence companies to solve the challenges of implementing  SAP solutions for complex asset maintenance.  He is currently Global Head of iMRO Product Development, ensuring iMRO’s continued status as SAP’s recommended product for complex maintenance.

Andrew Callen, SAP Principal, T.A. Cook

Andrew Callen, SAP Principal, T.A. Cook

Andrew has three years of project management, worked with clients to assess the current operating model, business processes and systems landscape. He has previous SAP S/4HANA Global template development and deployment. Andrew developed a global template standard for an International Chemical company, where the requirement was to adopt Standard/SAP best practice architecture design and deploy to pilot plant locations in Poland, South Africa and China.

Allan Coulter, Global CTO - SAP Services Mobile, IBM

Allan Coulter, Global CTO - SAP Services Mobile, IBM

Allan's work is engineered around driving the next generation of clients' business transformation through architecting capabilities in the shift from transactional excellence to Intelligent Enterprise outcomes. Using the value of exponential technologies, this shift is achieved by engineering the optimal architectures between SAP and IBM in like data, integration, artificial intelligence, and process automation. Allan has over 20 years consulting experience in major organisations across all industry sectors, holding many lead architect client positions and CTO positions at IBM.

Tapan Dash, Head of Technology Delivery - Corporate Finance Platform Department, Maersk

Tapan Dash, Head of Technology Delivery - Corporate Finance Platform Department, Maersk

Tapan is leading the engineering team at Maersk Technology across Global Finance platform accounting to reporting product areas, with full accountability around design, build and operations. Tapan has more than 20 years of rich global experiences within Technology consulting, delivery and transformation initiatives working with PwC Consulting, IBM and Maersk Technology.

Chetan Dubey, Senior Director, Global IT Solutions, Jet Aviation AG

Chetan Dubey, Senior Director, Global IT Solutions, Jet Aviation AG

Chetan is a highly experienced IT Professional leading the evaluation, delivery & support of enterprise solutions across multiple industry verticals for over 15 years. He has been at Jet Aviation for the last 12 years and has been instrumental in transforming their IT strategy and operations, deploying enterprise solutions like SAP, SharePoint, PLM and implementing change management policies for better control of IT operations.

Jan Gilg, President SAP S/4HANA, SAP

Jan Gilg, President SAP S/4HANA, SAP

Jan Gilg is President SAP S/4HANA, SAP’s flagship product that encompasses ERP, finance, and supply chain. In this role he has global responsibility for the development, delivery, and product management of SAP S/4HANA, SAP’s Industry solutions, as well as the Digital Supply Chain portfolio. With SAP S/4HANA, customers have the choice to balance standardization with customization when running their mission critical processes with an intelligent ERP system. Jan is also a member of the SAP Engineering Senior Leadership Team.

 

 

Evgeniy Gorbunov, Senior Solution Specialist, SAP

Evgeniy Gorbunov, Senior Solution Specialist, SAP

Evgeniy is Senior Solution Specialist for SAP Intelligent RPA with 10 years of experience in implementing SAP solutions and improving them together with the customers. Evgeniy has worked as a Presales Specialist and Implementation Consultant covering data warehousing, analytics solutions, and process-centric tools with a special focus on SAP Intelligent RPA.

Babu Joseph, Principal Consultant, SAP

Babu Joseph, Principal Consultant, SAP

Dr. Babu Joseph is a highly experienced consultant in SAP's finance and controlling modules. He currently works for SAP as a principal consultant and has more than 20 years of consulting experience. He has been involved in a number of full-cycle implementations and upgrade projects, working on a wide range of SAP versions. Recently, Babu has been working in SAP S/4HANA and SAP Model Company and has been involved in several SAP Greenfield implementations. Babu has published two E-Bites with SAP Press on SAP implementations

Carsten Hilker, Product Manager - Enterprise Software / SAP Central Finance, SAP

Carsten Hilker, Product Manager - Enterprise Software / SAP Central Finance, SAP

Carsten is a market-driven solution evangelist with global GTM responsibility for SAP / Finance technology capabilities. In his daily activities, he builds and provides solutions that benefit finance organizations, cross-industry. He connects product capabilities with market and customer requirements and demand. Carsten also works with sales execution support through collaboration with business partners, industry and thought leaders.

Peter Klee, Chief Service Architect and head of SAP Transformation Hub, SAP Customer Success, SAP SE

Peter Klee, Chief Service Architect and head of SAP Transformation Hub, SAP Customer Success, SAP SE

Peter Klee has worked over 25 years in the field of SAP solutions and Enterprise Architecture. Most of his career he worked on the customer side. In the past 10 years in SAP, he is helping large enterprise customers develop target architectures and transition roadmaps. He leads the SAP Transformation Hub, which has a focus to scale the architecture phase of these transformations.

Michael Lamade, Vice President, Global Head of S/4HANA Solution Management Department: SAP S/4HANA Solution Management and Go-to-Market, SAP

Michael Lamade, Vice President, Global Head of S/4HANA Solution Management Department: SAP S/4HANA Solution Management and Go-to-Market, SAP

Michael Lamade is with SAP for more than 26 years. He has been part of the SAP S/4HANA program since its inception with responsibility for the go-to-market and portfolio management activities across all 25 industries. Since 2018 Michael manages the team that drives the S/4HANA Solution, go-to- market and commercialization strategy for S/4HANA Cloud and on-premise. The main objective is to drive revenue and customer adoption managing field and partner enablement, supporting sales, engaging with customers as solution advisor and acting as spokesperson at SAP internal and external events. In previous roles he had managed two industry business units, several solution areas and global SAP implementation programs.

Kyle Lawrence, Director, SAP

Kyle Lawrence, Director, SAP

Kyle is a Consulting Director at SAP for the SAP S/4HANA Finance and Central Finance practice. Kyle is passionate about working with customers to plan and realize their finance transformations and has worked across multiple industries. He has previously spoken at SAP TechEd, SAP Insider, and ASUG and delivered multiple Central Finance bootcamps and training on the SAP Activate roadmap for S/4HANA Central finance.

Christoph Nake,  Chief Technology Architect, IT Planning, Customer Success, SAP

Christoph Nake, Chief Technology Architect, IT Planning, Customer Success, SAP

Christoph started at the SAP Basis Training department in 1996. In 2000 he became a Product Manager for SAP System Management which covered central monitoring, job scheduling and printing at that time. Since 2008, Christoph has been a member of the IT Planning team. This is a team of technical and functional architects who are supporting customers on their digital transformation journey. He is the owner of the "Planning the Digital Transformation" service, which supports Premium Engagement customers planning their transition to SAP S/4HANA.

Monica Pompa, IT Services and Consulting Manager, GCC

Monica Pompa, IT Services and Consulting Manager, GCC

Monica is the IT Service Manager for GCC in charge of provide IT support and solutions for the group. Monica has more than 10 years experience in SAP environments including the first implementation of SAP as ERP of the Group. Monica aims for a solid technological foundation and structure that allows the company to evolve and focus on the core of its business.

Glenn T. Sawyer, SAP Global Product Manager for Intelligent Asset Management, SAP

Glenn T. Sawyer, SAP Global Product Manager for Intelligent Asset Management, SAP

Glenn is a Strategic Sales Leader & Solution Manager with twenty five years experience in the Enterprise Software and Hi-Tech Industry. Energy driven Leadership that inspires global teams and leads by example. Consummate professional who is polished and quickly evolves in a customer environment to become the trusted advisor. Considered an industry expert and thought leader in Cloud, Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, EAM: Asset Management, IOT, AI, ML, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations. A regular speaker at Conferences, Events and Boards of Trade.

Rainer Steffl, CIO, Mondi

Rainer Steffl, CIO, Mondi

Rainer is an experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) with a demonstrated history of working in the paper and packaging industry managing global IT operations and largescale ERP implementations. He is skilled in IT Strategy, Business Transformation, Digital Transformation, IT Management, and IT Governance. 

Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle

Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle

Patrick Thompson Executive Profile Chief Information Officer at Albemarle Corporation responsible for developing and executing Global Information & Digital Business Transformation Strategy. Proven Executive leader helping global fortune 500 companies in achieving operational performance and back office efficiencies. He has worked in several C-Level roles as well as consulting roles working with executive management teams to help build one fortune 1000 and two fortune 500 companies. He was recently honored with the CIO Hall of Fame award and is a Top 100 CIO honoree from both CIO and Computerworld magazine. Patrick is also the Co-Chairman of the SAP CEAC (Chemical Executive Advisory Committee). 

Larissa Torres, Consulting Services Leader and Project Leader for GCC S/4, Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC)

Larissa Torres, Consulting Services Leader and Project Leader for GCC S/4, Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC)

Larissa is an Accomplished AP Consultant, with experience performing a support and leading role for project realization , passionate about digital transformation, always looking for innovative, efficient and valuable solutions.

Dr. Astrid Tschense is an IT planning architect in the Customer Success, CoE team

Dr. Astrid Tschense is an IT planning architect in the Customer Success, CoE team

Astrid is responsible for the SAP Activate transition roadmaps for SAP S/4HANA (on-premise), SAP BW/4HANA, and the SAP S/4HANA Upgrade and Product Integration roadmap. Astrid joined SAP in 2001 and was a product manager for various products, including SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server, SAP Central Process Scheduling by Redwood, and infrastructure tools. Her current focus is on the creation of Premium Engagement Business Scenarios for SAP S/4HANA implementation. She is the author of several SAP Press publications.

Jessica Waagner, CCMP™, SHRM-CP, PHR Director, HR and Organizational Change Management, Ingevity

Jessica Waagner, CCMP™, SHRM-CP, PHR Director, HR and Organizational Change Management, Ingevity

Jessica Waagner is a highly motivated performance-driven professional. In her 15 years of driving organization performance, she has earned multiple certifications, and has been recognized for her work driving transformation. She joins Ingevity’s transformation project leading Change Management and Human Resources. Jessica and her team are leading the organization through Ingevity’s greenfield implantation of S/4HANA.

Richard van der Sanden, ERP Solution Architect, Verizon

Richard van der Sanden, ERP Solution Architect, Verizon

 

Richard van der Sanden is the lead Solution Architect of Verizon’s 1ERP Finance transformation to a simplified ERP technology that enables business process standardization and efficiencies. The SAP suite of solutions includes S/4HANA, Central Finance, Master Data Governance (MDG), Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM), Group Reporting, Hybris Billing, HANA Cloud Integration (HCI) or Cloud Service Platform as well as Cloud for Service (C4S).

Edwin van Geel, Consulting Director, SAP

Edwin van Geel, Consulting Director, SAP

Edwin is the EMEA Director Consulting for the Finance Line of Business for SAP Intelligent Delivery Group and head of the Global Finance Content hub. Responsible for a team of 32 high profile consultants working on the SAP Digital Finance Services portfolio. Being used to work in a culturally and multi diverse international business environment, Edwin is responsible for executing the business strategy, delivery of projects, and creating a sustainable skilled workforce in the region. With a service and can-do attitude, Edwin and his team focus on delivering business value at their customers and maintain an innovative mindset. In his current role, Edwin strives to make SAP Global Consulting Delivery the partner of choice for Digital Business Transformation.

Kushal Varshney, Chief Technology Officer, Virescent Infrastructure (KKR Entity)

Kushal Varshney, Chief Technology Officer, Virescent Infrastructure (KKR Entity)

Kushal Varshney is a technology leader with 14+ years of global experience in heading the entire spectrum of IT functions, building start-ups, handling M&A and transforming matured organizations across diverse industries and geographies. Kushal is part of the senior management team and will be responsible for the entire IT function and driving IT-related M&A activities.

Divya Usha Vidyadharan, SAP Business Process Consultant, SAP

Divya Usha Vidyadharan, SAP Business Process Consultant, SAP

Divya is an SAP certified Business Process Consultant with deep expertise in green-field and brown-field implementations .She has led various brown-field projects in both on-premise and cloud deployments as Finance and Controlling expert. Divya has over 14 years of experience in Process Consulting and Project Management across manufacturing and public sector domains. She is the Finance lead for SAP S/4HANA Conversion Factory. She is passionate about customer success and digital transformation.

Adil Zafar, Global Leader for RISE with SAP, IBM

Adil Zafar, Global Leader for RISE with SAP, IBM

Adil is a Global Leader for RISE with SAP at IBM helping Fortune 500 clients on their journey to S/4HANA and beyond. Delivering numerous SAP S/4HANA programs as a Technical Design Authority and continues to provide Thought Leadership on transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA on Hybrid Cloud.

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