Speakers

Senior Director, Sustainability Product Marketing
Rosie Mastrandrea leads product marketing for Microsoft industry solutions including Sustainability, Energy, Automotive, and Media & Communications. Rosie and her team partner across engineering, marketing, sales, and corporate functions to build solutions to accelerate progress toward a more sustainable future.
Executive Vice President
Responsible for Oracle’s vertically oriented Global Business Units: Communications, Construction & Engineering, Food & Beverage, Financial Services, Health Sciences, Hospitality, Retail and Utilities.
Chief Marketing and Solutions Officer
Julia White is Chief Marketing and Solutions Officer and member of the Executive Board at SAP SE. In her role, White leads the product and industry solution value propositions, go-to-market approach, global brand and digital marketing, corporate communications, and government affairs.
Senior Vice President and Head of IBM Cloud Platform
Joining IBM on May 1, 2020, Howard Boville is Head of IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform. He directs IBM's global network of more than 60 cloud data centers across 19 countries and 18 availability zones across six regions.
CIO & Head of Technology
C-Level Executive Managing IT Transformation & Digital Supply Chain for multi billion dollar company. Entrepreneur - Supply Chain - Food & Beverage, Media & Entertainment Love the building process especially in a multi-continent, multi-vertical industry scope.
3X CMO, #1 Business Podcaster
Category Design is the most powerful (underground) skill in business. Category Designers introduce us to new ways of living, working and playing. They break new ground, make a big difference and in business, earn (on average) 76% of the total value created in the market category they design.
PhD, Assistant Professor
PHD, Professor, Author
Venkat Ramaswamy is Professor of Marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. He is a globally recognized thought leader, idea practitioner, and eclectic scholar with wide-ranging interests in innovation, strategy, marketing, branding, IT, operations, and the human side of the organization.
Vice President, IT
Philippe is an IT executive with over 20 years of experience in solution delivery and project management, in the information technology field.
Principal - Microsoft Business Application Practice
John guides organizations who seek to transform their operations and IT environments. With over 30 years of experience, John leverages his strong technical and analytical background to offer solutions to complex business problems.
Jorunalist
Kieron Allen is an Acceleration Economy Analyst examining the innovation, opportunity and future impact of the Metaverse on culture, work, social engagement, vertical industries, the customer and more.
CEO & Co-Founder
Principal Advisor
Executive leader and advisor in art and science of ‘strategy activation,’ Christian Anschuetz helps industry leaders re-imagine and re-invent how their companies do business. His unique blend of market-shaping vision and leading-edge tech savvy coupled with a strong belief in the power of service over self helps leaders step beyond conventional thinking.
Vice President Digital - Government Transformation
Chris Atkins serves as Vice President for Digital Government Transformation in the SAP Public Sector Industry Business Unit (IBU).
Co-Host & Principal Analyst
Aaron Back (Bearded Analyst), VP / Principal Analyst for Acceleration Economy, focuses on empowering individuals and organizations with the information they need to make crucial decisions.
Vice President, Industry Solution Marketing
There are few people in this industry as passionate and insightful about transforming the back-office into a driver for business innovation and agility, as Indy Bains. In his role as VP of Industry Solution Marketing, Indy leads the marketing direction and strategic vision for industries at Workday.
CEO
Dane Baker is the co-founder and CEO of EcoCart, a sustainability technology that enables businesses to calculate and offset the carbon emissions of their operations and then encourages consumers to engage with them through transparent and authentic front-end experiences.
Director, Product Stategy
Regional Sales Executive
VP, Digital Transformation, TZP
Seasoned marketing executive with a track record of building, directing, and empowering talented cross-functional teams that positively impact results at both startups and Fortune 200 organizations. Passionate about combining creative and analytical thinking to increase brand awareness, acquire customers, improve loyalty and grow sales through integrated campaigns
VP of Sales & Partnerships
Chief Channel Officer
I believe that businesses run on stories. Whether content strategy, brand-building, business strategy, or community engagement, organizations need a clear vision of their story to be able to connect to customers and employees.
Product Strategy Lead
Financial Services Technology professional with over 23 years working with Financial Services clients to optimize operating models by delivering digital solutions.
Global Vice President, Industrial Manufacturing Industries, SAP
President, Americas
Business Strategy Leader
Founder and CEO
Min Chen is the founder and CEO of Wisy, a Silicon Valley based startup that solves a $1T problem in the CPG & Retail industry by reducing out-of-stocks and waste with artificial intelligence.
Vice President, Development
As Vice President of Product Development at Oracle Hospitality, David is responsible for R&D and cloud application management globally.
VP SAP Solutions
Chris leverages his industry and technology experiences to help customers plan and execute their digital transformation journey.
Vice President, Product Management and Strategy
Geoffroy has worked in supply chain and manufacturing for over 25  years. He has held leadership roles with manufacturers, consultancies, and software solution providers in companies such as Honeywell Aerospace, Axcelis Technologies, and PwC's Advisory practice.
VP of Product Strategy and Business Development
Sohan DeMel is Vice President of Global Product Strategy and Business Development in Oracle Product Development.
MC & Chief Analyst
Chief Content Officer and Co-Founder of the Acceleration Economy, Bob leads the strategic direction of the global analyst network and actively covers the Cloud and Digital Business categories. Creator of Cloud Wars Top 10, a ranking and ongoing analysis world's most-influential tech companies driving digital business and the digital economy.
President
Nate Evenson is the Co-Founder and President of Najaxa Software, a Microsoft Data Platform and Acumatica ERP Services and Consulting company based in Fargo, ND.
Head of Public Sector Solutions and Government Programs
Emma Fish leads the Google Cloud Public Sector Industry Solutions and Government Programs teams. A long-time Googler, Emma has led GTM and Programs teams across Google for Education and Cloud with a focus on supporting Governments at the intersection of technology and innovation. Emma has over ten years of experience supporting and growing Governments and Education organizations through technology transformation.
Industry Director, Manufacturing & Transportation
Simon Floyd is a Director for Manufacturing Industries at Google Cloud. He is dedicated to digital transformation within manufacturing and transportation industries through the application of smart technology, business strategy and creative solutions that span the product life cycle from design, to manufacturing through service.
Senior Vice President
Laura leads marketing and investor relations at Specright, the first cloud-based platform for Specification Management.
Senior Industry Director, Financial Services
inancial Services Industry Solution Marketing for Workday. He is responsible globally for Workday’s Financial Services marketing strategy and execution for Workday’s Financial Management and Human Capital Management Solutions.
Chief Marketing Officer
Born and raised in New York, Peter has spent the last 20+ years in the Bay Area and has spent his entire adult life working in technology. He started as a founder of his own digital agency in the mid-90's, progressing to senior roles in consulting and agencies, before moving on to help build multiple successful open source enterprise software companies.
SVP, Product
Tim Hall is the Senior Vice President of Product at Redis and oversees all product management teams for the company’s commercial software and managed services.
Director of Growth
Jennifer Harris-Kroll knows people and how to treat them. As the Director of Growth at Anthill, Harris-Kroll works closely with Dr. Muriel Clauson and Dr. Young-Jae Kim to expand the company’s HR tech platform worldwide.
SVP Global Sales
Global Vice President, Head of Strategy & Operations, Industry and Value Advisory
CISO
Chris Hughes is an Acceleration Economy Analyst focusing on Cyber Security. Chris currently serves as the Co-Founder and CISO of Aquia. Chris has nearly 20 years of IT/Cybersecurity experience.
Industry Executive Advisor
Don Ingle serves as Industry Executive Advisor for State, Local and Education at SAP, providing a government executive leader’s perspective to SAP public sector strategy and customer engagement.
Partner, Pelorus Technology
A thirty-plus-year grizzled veteran of the ERP wars. Intent on delivering new tools, processes, and attitudes to a market space where challenged and failed projects are a growing concern. What was the last technology that made ERP software faster, cheaper, and easier to implement, maintain and upgrade? Go ahead. I’ll wait.
Managing Partner & Chief Experience Officer
Managing Director Global Insurance & Risk Management
Dr. Henna Karna has more than 25 years of experience leading innovation across digital/data in high-tech, CPG, risk management, and insurance industries (across vendors, brokers, and independent agents). This has included leading businesses and advising Fortune 500 companies on digital innovation and disruption, while designing and developing patent-pending technology and applications in the field of genetic algorithms, behavioral analytics, deep neural nets, & digital-data technologies.
Chief Reinvention Officer
As a professional speaker, advisor, coach, author, and former award-winning tech executive leader who has a deep passion for improving communications and relationships, Gayle Keller leads, facilitates, inspires, and revitalizes gender inclusivity, communications, and personal branding programs for select corporations and organizations.
Founder & CEO
As Co-founder & CEO at Apparel Intelligence, Inc., Jessica has a clear mission to drive growth in digital fashion 3D technology for the vision of global sustainability. With a decade of diverse experience focused on digital media, art, and fashion design, she is committed to bridging the synergy between the digital and fashion industries. She has worked with renowned global brands such as Lucasfilm, the Art Directors Guild, Clo Virtual Fashion, Fred Segal, and Decentraland.
Executive Vice President and Global General Manager, SAP Consumer Industries
Senior Director
Keith Lohkamp is senior director of healthcare industry strategy at Workday, responsible for the product direction and strategy for the healthcare industry.
IBM General Manager for the Industry EDGE Clouds
Global Head, Industry and Value Advisory
Sam is the Global Head of the Industry and Value Advisory organization at SAP – an organization responsible for driving incremental economic value for SAP customers by leveraging SAP technology innovations.
Industry Product Marketing
Automation Architect
Ronak Mathur is an Acceleration Economy Analyst focusing on Automation. Ronak is a Software professional with 4+ years of experience specializing in Robotics Process Automation.
Senior Director, Workday Government
experience in successfully working with Governments across the country to transform their service delivery to both their citizens and employees. For the past 10 years Tim has been focused on SaaS and Cloud solutions for government at Salesforce and Workday. Tim resides in Sacramento and is an avid Peloton and Hydrow enthusiast
General Manager Retail
Vice President Global Solution Marketing
Marketing executive with a proven track record of using strategic business skills and background to deliver exceptional results with growing businesses.
Managing Director, Cloud Healthcare & Life Sciences
Joe Miles joined Google Cloud in August 2020, and is responsible for the industry solution strategy for Google Cloud in the healthcare and life sciences (HCLS) industries consisting of payer, provider, biopharma, med tech and wholesaler industry segments.
Associate Partner Executive
Data Scientist
Business Data Scientist and Project Manager (Waterfall & Agile) with experience in Business Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning in multiple business fields, gained within global business environment over the last 20 years.
Chief Data Officer
John Muehling is an Analyst who has implemented data strategies and business processes for some of the world’s largest brands. His understanding of technology and day-to-day revenue operations enable a unique perspective that he is able to successfully shares with both executive stakeholders and front-line operators.
President & CEO
Steve Mullaney brings 30 years of marketing, product management, and engineering experience in network infrastructure and security to Aviatrix.
CIO
Acceleration Economy Analyst focused on business & technology strategy for the SMB CIO and the current CIO of Paragon Films, Kenny analyzes the impact of technology to drive business, process, and customer value for mid-market companies.
Global Digital Assets Lead at Amazon
Experienced and hands-on global leader with over 20 years of experience in technology, innovation and new product development. Currently specializing in developing innovative products and services relating to blockchain, IoT and sovereign identity technologies while building and supporting teams through ideation to commercialization.
Director
Partner
Michael Noel is an internationally recognized technology/cybersecurity expert and bestselling author who has presented at over 300 events in over 90 countries around the world.
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Greg Pavlik is senior vice president and chief technology officer for Oracle Cloud Platform. He is responsible for product strategy, the technical roadmap, and solution architecture initiatives.
VP of Customer Success
Kelsey leads Customer Success at Crosschq - the HR technology leader that is reinventing hiring to help organizations build winning, diverse teams.
Director of Product Marketing
Chief Medical Officer 
Global Head of Banking, Global Vice President
As Global Vice President Falk manages SAP's Banking Industry Business Unit globally and is responsible for delivering the sustainable intelligent enterprise to traditional banks, neo-banks and fintechs.
CEO, Chief Scientist
Louis Rosenberg, PhD is a technology pioneer in fields of virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence. He founded Unanimous AI to amplify the intelligence of networked human groups using the biological principle of Swarm Intelligence combined with AI.
CIO/CTO/CDO | CEO/Board Advisor
Wayne Sadin, an Acceleration Economy Analyst focused on Board Strategy, has had a 30-year IT career spanning Logistics, Financial Services, Energy, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Direct-Response Marketing, Construction, Consulting, and Technology.
CEO, SADA
As CEO and President of SADA Systems, Tony Safoian firmly believes that technology can empower people to transform their world. To this end, he places innovation at the core of the business model, coupled with exceptional customer experience and managed services. Under Safoian’s guidance, SADA has differentiated itself by proactively addressing a rapidly evolving market across Enterprise, Midmarket, Government and Education sectors, while anticipating the needs of its customers—often even before they do.
Global VP – Head of ERP Product Marketing
Simo Said is leading global product marketing for the entire portfolio of cloud ERP products and solutions at SAP including: RISE with SAP, SAP S/4HANA Cloud, cloud ERP for Midmarket and Financial Management.
CTO
Dr. Mamoun Samaha, CTO at the International Technological University and Professor of Computer Science at Northeastern University, is an operator and academic with a long track record of success in the classroom and board room.
VP of CX Sales, North America Government & Education
John is Area Vice President of sales for Oracle’s North America Government & Education CX Industries.
Exploring 5G
Intellectually Curious: Enjoy navigating between the big ideas and executional realities to create an achievable strategic product vision. Possess a hunger to learn and a seeker of new challenges.
Industry Strategy Lead
Partner for Change. Director of Industry Strategy at Workday, responsible for the product direction and strategy for the retail, consumer and hospitality industries with 25+ years of industry and software experience.
Chief Revenue Officer
President and Co-Founder, Activate
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Tamar Shapiro is a Partner of Data & Analytics at TZP Group where she works closely with portfolio companies to enable them to leverage their data to drive engagement, sales and profitability. She also partners with the investment teams to apply advanced analytics to sourcing investments, conducting due diligence, assessing potential performance and optimizing the overall portfolio.
President and Chief Customer Officer, Co-Founder
Amit serves as President and Chief Customer Officer and is a Co-Founder of WorkSpan, the #1 co-sell management network that empowers companies to turbocharge and scale their co-sell revenue growth.
Program Lead - Federal Digital Services
Nicholas Smith is the Program Lead for Digital Services at Oracle. Since 2015, Nicholas has leveraged his experience as a Naval Officer to help form strategic cloud solutions for the U.S. federal government and Department of Defense.
Oracle Cloud Solution Marketing
Jeff has spent over 30 years focusing on all aspects of enterprise software and analytics with notable companies including Cognos, Peoplesoft, and SAP. He joined Oracle in early 2019 to lead the supply chain and manufacturing product marketing team, and he is also responsible for solution marketing focused on audiences and industries.
Senior Vice President AR Americas, TeamViewer
Percy has 15 years of consulting, sales and operations experience in the software and professional services industry. He is especially passionate about transforming enterprises utilizing state-of-the-art technology like Augmented Reality (AR) and Internet of Things.
US HLS Regional Business Leader
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Paul Swider is an Acceleration Economy Analyst focused on healthcare technology and the Chief Philanthropy Officer for RealActivity, a Boston-based SaaS startup, focused on streamlining healthcare operations and improving the patient-provider experience.
Chief Partnership Officer
Vahan Tchakerian serves as Cogniac’s Chief Partnership Officer and responsible expanding Cogniac’s reach through various commercial channels.
Managing Director, Global Supply Chain
Hans Thalbauer joined Google Cloud in August 2020 and is responsible for the vision, mission, and strategy for global supply chain and logistics business solutions across all industries.
Vice President Retail & Consumer
Carrie Tharp is the VP of Retail & Consumer at Google Cloud. Carrie is responsible for creating and executing Google Cloud’s global product, partner, and go-to-market strategy in the Retail industry.
SVP Go-To-Market
Tim Galloway is SVP Go-To-Market for Inoapps - a leading global Oracle partner who helps companies Transform, Optimize, and Innovate their business and technology processes.
Global Head of Insurance
Toni (Anton) Tomic is the Global Head of SAP’s Insurance Industry vertical responsible for industry strategy, solution management, GTM, marketing, sales and partnerships.
CEO
Dan Turchin is the CEO and Founder of PeopleReign (www.peoplereign.io), the leading AI platform for employee service automation. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and has hosted over 130 episodes of the popular “AI and the Future of Work” podcast.
Business Transformation
Tony currently serves as Senior Advisor to the CEO and executive team at Xometry, a publicly traded, on demand manufacturing marketplace. He most recently led the turn around, growth and successful sale of Thomasnet.com to Xometry in December of 2021 for $300m.
CPO/CTO Compliance Technologies
Doc Vaidhyanathan is an entrepreneur and technology leader who led the development and successful adoption of innovative solutions in security, risk assessment, compliance automation, and related technologies.
Chief Marketing Officer
Scott Vaughan is an Acceleration Economy Analyst focusing on the Chief Marketing Officer and marketing's role and contribution to this massive business movement.
Industry Product Marketing
Director, SAP Digital
Sanket Warudkar is the Practice Director at Infosys. He is responsible for services like SAP on Cloud, Data Analytics and AI Solution on the SAP Platform, for North America region.
Vice President, Industry and CFO Product Strategy
Eric Washer is vice president at Workday, responsible for industry product strategy and the office of CFO suite.
SVP and General Manager
As senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Retail, Mike Webster is responsible for strategy, enablement, development, sales, service, and support.
Chief Technology Officer, North America
Dan Wesley is a Chief Technology Officer for North America at Workday, responsible for articulating Workday’s architecture, security, technology, and platform initiatives to prospective and existing customers.
Chief Technology Officer, Americas
Joe Wilson, Chief Technology Officer -- Americas, is a tireless advocate for smart applications of technology to solve the hardest problems. No stranger to the software industry, he has worked in development, product, consulting, and leadership over the better part of two decades; creating or leading innovation for several first-to-market solutions.
Founder, The Utopian
Toni Witt runs The Utopian, a blog/podcast about how blockchain and extended-reality are joining to form the next Internet. He's also interning at a VR startup and studying computer science with a focus on HCI, immersive tech, and blockchain. He has strong entrepreneurial aspirations.
Co-Founder, Blockworks
We believe crypto will become one of the largest asset classes in the world. As the number of crypto investors grows exponentially, these investors will demand a better source of news, data, information, research, analysis, and more
C-Suite Network Council Leader
I love building tribes and making life and business hum while achieve extraordinary outcomes for all.
Partnership Lead, B2B Institute
Head of Technology Platform Modernization, North America
Sabina Zafar is a technology leader at Oracle, focused on delivering business value to companies, customers and communities alike through digital transformation initiatives.
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