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Sarma Adithe, SAP

Sarma Adithe is Area Product Owner for Access Controls responsible for overall Access Control product development. He has over 20 years of experience out of which 8 years in Access Controls domain. Sarma’s focus area at SAP is Access controls, as well as technical expertise in SAP Authorizations, Java, and Mobile. Sarma is directly involved in customer interactions, Co-Innovation, and Customer connect on topics related to Access Controls.

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Ahmar Agha, KPMG

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David Amiot, Deloitte

David is a Managing Director of Deloitte LLP and is currently involved with Deloitte’s green field implementation of SAP S/4HANA in four countries. David joined Deloitte (then Touche Ross) from the U.S. Army as a Management Consultant. He led the Office Operations for the Mid-Atlantic region, pioneering the integration of personal computers into what had been a mainframe environment for financial reporting. David moved to the national technology center in Nashville and led the implementation of SAP R/3 in 1995. He led the design and development of a global finance / engagement management / HR system for Deloitte Consulting that operated in 30 countries at its peak. Most recently, David led a group responsible for our business-technology account management. David has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Stetson University and both a Master’s of Science Degree in Administration and a Juris Doctor from George Washington University. David is a CPA in Virginia and Tennessee and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.

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Todd Babione, KPMG

Todd Babione is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Advisory practice and has more than 16 years of experience in delivering business process and information technology advisory services to Fortune 500 organizations. He has extensive experience performing large SAP transformation projects with a concentration on internal controls and security design. He has also led a number of large implementations and assessments of SAP’s Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions including Access Controls and Process Controls. He is KPMG’s SAP Cyber Security leader and has help many clients address the unique security risks prevalent in the market today.

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James Baird, Dolphin

James Baird is a Senior Information Consultant at Dolphin who specializes in information retention and audit. He is a Certified Information Security Auditor and Certified Information Systems Manager with certifications in PCI and PII audits. He previously worked for IBM, KPMG, Deloitte, and as the Director of SAP IT Security at Coca-Cola Enterprises. He has degrees in IT and Project Management from University of Calgary and a degree in Organizational Psychology from the U of North Dakota.

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Alessandro Banzer, Xiting

Alessandro Banzer has worked in Information Technology since 2004, specializing in SAP in 2009. Since then, Alessandro has been involved with global SAP projects in various roles. Alessandro is an active contributor and moderator in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space on SAP Community. He is responsible for Xiting in the Americas region and a subject matter expert in SAP Access Control (GRC) and SAP Security in general.

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Roberto Bayon, Jabil

Roberto Bayon is a Senior Director of Finance at Jabil and is responsible for their Global SAP Security Redesign and Governance initiative. He has over 25 years of combined financial experience at Fortune 500 companies including Eastman Kodak, Thomas & Betts, and Jabil. In his prior positions, he held the roles of Assistant Treasurer, Regional Controller, Group Controller, and Division Controller. He has 10 years of experience working with SAP and his current Security Redesign project impacts more than 15,000 users.

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Betina Bell, Revlon

Betina Bell is Director of Global IT Compliance at Revlon Consumer Products Corporation and is responsible for the global internal IT controls framework and continued regulatory compliance for IT controls. Betina joined Revlon in 1993 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in the Finance organization. Betina joined Revlon's IT organization three years ago and most recently completed the implementation of all SAP GRC Access Control 10.1 modules and picked up responsibility for this tool. Betina was also part of a team that recently completed a global SAP security role redesign project. Betina has an MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

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Joanna Bouckaert, Turnkey Consulting

Joanna is an Analyst for Turnkey Consulting specializing in Governance, Risk and Compliance consulting. She holds a Masters Degree in Risk Analysis from King’s College London. Joanna has completed a variety of projects whilst at Turnkey, ranging from SAP Security & Authorizations design through to implementations of SAP Process Control. As such, Joanna is rapidly developing an appreciation for the management of complex data structures and how to make sense of those in support of compliance solutions. Joanna is a member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) and is actively involved in their London Branch Events Planning Team, organizing conferences and talks related to various issues within IT security.

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Thack Brown, SAP

Thack Brown is General Manager and Global Head for SAP’s Line of Business Finance. In this capacity, he is responsible for the full suite of SAPs solutions for the Office of the CFO. Thack has held several roles at SAP, most recently as the Head of Consulting Services for the US. In this role, he was responsible for the Sales and Delivery teams managing the implementation, adoption and value realization of SAP's products. Prior to his time in consulting, he was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for SAP Americas. In this role, he was responsible for industry and solutions, value engineering, sales operations, and the GCO University program (formerly SAP® Sales University), as well as audit and private equity business development, ensuring operational excellence through service efficiency and effectiveness. Previously, Thack was COO for SAP Latin America and the Caribbean. Thack started with SAP in 2008. He was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, successfully managing control and compliance policies with the transparency needed to achieve top business results.

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David Cargile, KPMG

David is a Managing Director based in KPMG’s Dallas office. He has more than 22 years of experience assisting organizations in managing the critical risks associated with information technology, including numerous client efforts around ERP controls and security, GRC software deployments, enterprise compliance initiatives, and IT internal and external auditing. His broad service experiences include working with clients in a variety of industries, including energy & utilities, retail, and consumer products, and across a number of international locations. David has been a frequent speaker at various conferences, trade shows, and training events, covering a variety of topics such as ERP risk management, project management, data mining, compliance programs, personnel management, and technology trends.

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Christian Cohrs, SAP

Christian Cohrs is Product Manager for Identity and Access Management at SAP. He has a background in computer science and worked in various positions at SAP during the last 17 years, most recently as Area Product Owner for SAP Single Sign-On.

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Nathan Cummins, PwC

Mr. Cummins is Director in PwC’s SAP Security & GRC-Access Controls consulting practice based out of Chicago, IL. He has over 11 years of experience delivering, leading, & managing a diverse range of GRC Access Controls & SAP Security projects for Fortune 100 clients across various industries. Over his career, he has led the deployment of SAP security & GRC solutions to over 400,000 users. Mr. Cummins range of experiences include SAP GRC Access Controls implementation/upgrades, GRC integrations with various identity management technologies, SAP Security Design/Redesign, SAP Business Role Design, SAP HANA & S/4HANA security design, SAP Cybersecurity Assessment, & SoD ruleset development. These experiences have helped Nathan architect wide-ranging SAP security design and GRC/IDM solutions within the most complex environments that drive efficiencies and cost savings for his clients while achieving a secure and compliant SAP landscape.

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Aishwarya Dey, PwC

Aish Dey is a manager based in PwC's Irvine, CA office. She has over 10 years of experience in setting up security and GRC access control for Fortune 500 clients across various industries including Beverage & Foods, Defense, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Retail, and Utilities. She has a rare blend of technical and functional expertise as well as strong business acumen with an accomplished background in SAP ECC/HANA security design/redesign, SAP GRC-AC 5.3, 10.0 & 10.1 implementation, SoD review, SAP HCM security & functional design, and SAP BW/BI security & reporting set up.

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Sheila Evans, Coca-Cola

Sheila Evans is a Global IT leader within the Treasury, Audit and Internal Controls areas with 20+ years of experience providing exceptional engagement leadership, as well as, client, resource and vendor management and a keen focus on delivery throughout critical initiatives. Strategic IT leader possessing the ability to direct large, complex initiatives through the entire project lifecycle, adept at resolving complex issues, managing resources and achieving business goals on time and under budget. Sheila has led a multi-year, cross-functional effort implementing SAP GRC focused on access controls, risk analysis, and provisioning, and developing business intelligence and key insights for managing an effective control environment through data visualization. She continues to partner with key business leaders to ensure that GRC strategic roadmaps are defined and implemented to drive security and efficiencies within this area.

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Jonathan Feinstein, New York Life Insurance Company

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Jan Gardiner, SAP

Jan Gardiner, CPA, is a Senior Director in GRC Solutions at SAP Labs, LLC. She is the solution owner of SAP Process Control for compliance and control management, responsible for product direction and go-to-market activities. She has been involved with compliance software at SAP for over 12 years and has worked closely with customers in a variety of industries and geographies.

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Jay Gohil, Protiviti

Jay is an Associate Director at Protiviti, based in Atlanta. He has over ten years of experience focusing on SAP security and controls projects. His experience includes helping clients effectively manage risk in their SAP system by establishing governance processes, implementing SAP GRC (Access Control and Process Control), evaluating configurable controls, designing and remediating SAP user security, and performing SAP audits. Jay is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and holds a Master of Science from the University of Florida.

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Scott Goolik, Symmetry Corporation

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Jacob Gregg, Deloitte

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Dylan Hack, Deloitte

Dylan Hack is a Manager with Deloitte & Touche, LLP. He has 15 years of SAP project experience with global clients in the USA, Canada and Europe. Since 2003, he has focused on SAP security & privacy and IT governance projects. Dylan has lead onsite and outsourced teams for global GRC implementations across several industries including: pharmaceutical, high-tech, media/entertainment, automotive, consumer products, and telecommunications.

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Jonathan Haun, Protiviti

Jonathan Haun is a Director in Protiviti’s data and analytics group. He has worked with Information Technology for over 16 years in a variety of different roles including business intelligence, software development, hardware infrastructure, networking and database management. His experience with BI started in 2000 with tools like Seagate Info 7, Crystal Reports and Business Objects. While serving as a full time consultant over the past 10 years, Jonathan has heled numerous clients achieve success in the key areas of SAP data management and SAP data visualization. He has extensive experience with SAP HANA, SAP Data Services, SAP Landscape Transform, SAP HANA Smart Data Integration, SAP BusinessObjects and SAP HANA security. Jonathan has co-authored several books, including Implementing SAP HANA, Creating SAP HANA Information Views and SAP HANA High Availability and Disaster Recovery Essentials. Jonathan currently operates the SAP BI based blog http://bobj.sapbiblog.com and can be reached on twitter at @jdh2n.

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Peter Hobson, PwC

Pete is a Director at PwC focusing on securing SAP applications and identities through the effective use of role design, controls, governing processes, analytics and enabling technologies. He has over 12 years of experience leading complex, global projects for clients in multiple industries, including Retail & Consumer, Wholesale Distribution, Industrial Products and Automotive. Pete has international work experience, having delivered services in Russia, China, Australia, Mexico, Jordan and Colombia. Pete holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

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Rebecca Hodge, Stanley Black & Decker

Rebecca Hodge is the Global Controls & Compliance Leader for Stanley Black & Decker and is responsible for internal global control framework and continued regulatory compliance for both business and IT controls. She is also the Program Manager for SAP Security Redesign and SAP GRC Access Control implementations. Rebecca’s main areas of focus include controls and compliance, business process reengineering, systems implementation and integrations.

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Kurt Hollis, Deloitte

Kurt Hollis is a manager at Deloitte Consulting, LLP in the SAP Solutions Network located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kurt has 16 years of experience with SAP products along with an SAP NetWeaver 7.0 Associate Certification and has performed expert consulting for SAP clients for over 12 of those years, 4 years as employee of Deloitte, and 10 years as employee of SAP Americas, and 2 years in a Big Pharma organization. A primary focus of Kurt’s specialty is with SAP HANA Systems performing administration, operations, and monitoring of several HANA systems. This includes SAP HANA environments based on HP, IBM, Dell, and Hitachi appliance platforms. These systems have been integrated with Business Objects platforms, Business Objects data services, SLTC servers, and many other tools and interfaces. An upgrade/migration of BW 7.30 to BW on HANA has also been performed successfully.

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Marc Jackson, Turnkey Consulting

Marc is a Senior Manager at Turnkey Consulting and the solution lead for SAP Process Controls. He has over 15 years of SAP experience out of which 4 years in the Process Controls domain. Marc's varied background and project experience whilst at Turnkey (and previously with PwC) has seen him develop skills in SAP Security & Authorizations, SAP Audit & Controls, Security Governance and SAP Process Control. Marc is also one of the SAP Process Controls training course instructors for SAP UK. Marc has lead several SAP Process Controls implementations across a variety of industries including: utilities, consumer products, information services, and fashion.

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Ralph Klingelhoefer, KPMG

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Mohan Kommanaboina, KPMG

Mohan Kommanaboina is a Director in KPMG’s Management Consulting group. He has over 14 years of SAP consulting experience including SAP Security, Basis, GRC Access Control, Process control, Risk Management, and IdM implementations. He has worked on over 120 SAP and GRC implementation, expansion and support, real-time systems implementation assessment, and upgrade projects. He is one of the Global Technical Lead for KPMG. For his outstanding client work “Consulting Magazine” named him as “Rising Star of the profession” national award and “NJBIZ” Journal named him as “40 under 40” state award for his excellence in client and community services.

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Tomás Kong, SAP

Tomás Kong is a Senior Director of solution management at SAP working on the Fraud Management solution. Tomás has nine years of experience at SAP, and he previously spent many years in product management and consulting roles at several technology companies focusing on financial, billing, and compliance solutions.

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Michael Kosonog, Deloitte

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Anand Kotti, NextLabs

Anand Kotti is a Sr Sales Engineer for Nextlabs SAP line of business. He is responsible for NextLabs’ SAP technical pre-sales activities and works as a primary technical contact for the field sales force for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate for our product. He holds a Master in Computer Engineering from California State University Chico. Prior to joining the Nextlabs, Anand spent nearly 15 years working with global enterprise SAP customers as a functional consultant.

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Donna Kowalick, Mars

Donna Kowalick is a Senior Finance and Controls Program Manager with Mars Incorporated (Mars) located in McLean, VA. Donna joined Mars in 1984 and has held roles of increasing responsibility in the Accounting and Finance organization. She is leading the implementation of a global program to improve access management within Mars. Donna and her team provide business support for the SAP GRC tool and SoD risk and controls management program. Donna is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

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Rama Krishna Kotni, Deloitte

Rama Kotni is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Advisory practice and has more than 13 years of experience in information technology advisory services with a specialization in SAP security solutions and IT Controls. He has extensive experience performing large SAP transformation projects with a concentration on security design and business process controls. He has also led a number of large implementations and assessments of SAP’s Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions including Access Controls and Process Controls. In addition, his experience also includes General Computer Control reviews SAP Pre/Post Implementation review, SAP security role redesign review and Computer System Validation.

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Michael Kummer, Xiting

Michael Kummer is spearheading Xiting’s sales and marketing activities in the Americas. Before taking over this responsibility, he held various leadership positions at Secude IT Security in Europe and North America. Michael Kummer has enjoyed a decade-long history within the IT industry, focusing on SAP security. As an innovative and independent thinker with a broad knowledge of security-related technologies, he is on the front lines of helping customers to protect their data and privacy.

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Lane Leskela, SAP

Lane has twenty-three years of experience in enterprise software and systems product and channel marketing, market research, consulting and business development. As Governance, Risk, Compliance & Security portfolio specialist in SAP’s Global Office of the CFO Center of Excellence, Lane directly supports SAP sales executives & specialists and regional Centers of Excellence as well as solution and services partners and customers around the world. Prior to joining SAP, Lane was the first market development director for Dallas-based GRC Systems Integrator Fulcrum Information Technology (Fulcrumway). He was the GRC Product Marketing Director for Oracle and one of the founding GRC research analysts at Gartner, Inc. Lane is a proud graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Lane lived and worked in China and Hong Kong in the 1990’s and, since 2002, has lived with his family in Seattle.

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Jonathan Levitt, KPMG

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Tyler Lewis, Deloitte

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David Light, PwC

David is a Manager with PwC’s SAP Security, Controls & GRC practice based out of Houston, TX. He has over eight years of experience providing security and control services to Fortune 500 clients including S/4 HANA readiness assessments as companies consider their business case and implementation options. He has extensive SAP business process experience in the energy industry assessing design and operating effectiveness of control environments, risk assessment processes, and integrating controls on large SAP transformation programs to embed controls from day one and be ready for the audit.

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John Livingood, Protiviti

John is an Associate Director of the SAP ERP solutions consulting practice of Protiviti Inc., based out of the San Francisco office. He is a leader of the firm’s national SAP team and responsible for SAP Security, Controls, and GRC projects in the US west region. John has ten years of experience serving organizations with revenues of $200M to $50B within this capacity. Typical areas of ERP professional services include: GRC System Implementations, Application Security and Segregation of Duties, Automated Application Controls Design and Enhancement, ERP Controls Assessment, ERP Selection and Solution Design, and System Implementation Risk Management.

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Dr. Sandro Lovisa, SAP

Sandro is VP Product Management at SAP GRC. He has 20 years of SAP experience and is part of the SAP GRC Product and Development Unit since it’s foundation. Sandro mainly concentrates on SAP GRC cross topics as functional portfolio alignment, cloud enablement and partner integration. One of his current areas of interest is the enablement of content for the SAP GRC product suite.

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Joshua Lowy, American Outdoor Brands

Josh is a Senior Director at American Outdoor Brands (AOB) and currently leads the Company’s Internal Audit Department. With over 16+ years of internal audit, compliance and consulting experience across numerous industries, he provides leadership and direction to a team that is focused on assessing the company’s most pressing compliance, regulatory, financial and operational risks via a rigorous internal audit program. Over the past 3 years, Josh has been the controls advisory stakeholder on each of the Company’s SAP implementations working with the project teams to ensure that all significant implementation risks are identified and addressed. Each of the Company’s implementations have gone live according to their original schedules.

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Holly Marrs, PwC

Holly is a Director in PwC’s SAP security, controls, and GRC practice. She has over 13 years of experience in SAP implementations, security and controls design and SOX 404 Compliance. She has worked with a variety of clients in the energy and manufacturing industries. Her experience and projects include SAP security and controls optimization, SAP security role redesign, SAP implementation support, SAP GRC Access Control, Process Control and Risk Management implementations, as well as various IT audit and SOX projects. Holly holds CISA and CISRC certifications in Texas and she holds a BS in Business from Louisiana State University.

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Fernando Martinez, Nemak

Fernando Martinez is the Global Internal Audit Manager at Nemak located in Monterrey, Mexico. Fernando has more than 10 years of experience in the areas of Internal Control, Compliance and Internal Audit. He is leading the global implementation of the GRC Process Control 10.1 solution.

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Raymond Mastre, PwC

Raymond is a Director based in PwC's San Francisco office. For over 12+ years, Ray has specialized in SAP Security and the implementation of Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions. He has completed 10 global SAP security redesign projects and multiple end-to-end implementations of the SAP GRC Access Controls suite, including GRC version 10.x and the customization of client specific Segregation of Duties (SoD) rule sets. Recently, Ray completed a 3.5 year exchange program with the Zurich, Switzerland PwC office, where he led the business unit dedicated to providing compliance solutions for companies running SAP (SAP GRC, Approva One, Security Weaver, etc.). His technical expertise paired with his international perspective make him ideal for multi-national clients looking to optimize SAP GRC solutions.

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Kevin McCollom, SAP

Kevin McCollom is the Global Solution Owner for SAP GRC and head of GRC Solution Management. He and his global team are responsible for market requirements roll-in and solution roll-out. In close collaboration with SAP GRC Product Development, his team is also globally responsible for general management of all SAP GRC solution aspects including solution strategy and roadmap. Mr. McCollom has held this role since 2011 and has been part of the SAP GRC management team since 2008. Prior to assuming his role with SAP GRC, Mr. McCollom was responsible for developing SAP global automotive business strategy and directing its regional implementation in the Americas as a founding member of SAP’s Automotive Industry Business Unit, which he joined at its inception in 1997. Mr. McCollom has over 25 years of Enterprise software experience and has been with SAP since 1996. During that time, Kevin has held several strategic positions including:  Head of SAP Automotive IBU Business Development, SAP Labs  Global Solution Manager, SAP AG  Global Product Manager, SAP AG Prior to his joining SAP, Mr. McCollom held several positions with Ford Motor Company in Manufacturing and Vehicle Assembly, including ownership of international compliance system and processes still used by Ford and Visteon today. Mr. McCollom is also the former CEO and co-founder of Revenue Analytics Incorporated, a Michigan-based consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and consulting to health-care institutions. He holds his degree in Information Technology, Summa Cum Laude, from Walsh University.

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Bruce McCuaig, SAP

Bruce McCuaig is Director - Product Marketing for SAP GRC solutions. He is responsible for development and execution of the product marketing strategy for SAP Risk Management, SAP Audit Management and the SAP solutions for Three Lines of Defense campaign. Bruce has extensive experience in industry as a Finance professional, as a Chief Risk Officer and as a Chief Audit Executive and as a consultant He has written and spoken extensively on GRC topics and has worked with clients around the world training and implementing GRC solutions and technology.

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Mick McGarry, KPMG

Mick McGarry is a Director with KPMG’s Advisory practice, specializing in SAP Advisory and GRC Technology. Mick has more than 13 years of experience in performing and managing information systems audit and control reviews, technology and project risk assessments, ERP systems implementations, business process and application control reviews and audits, and information security reviews. He has experience implementing and deploying SAP GRC Access Control and Process Control for multiple clients across various industries.

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Joshua Moench, MillerCoors

Josh has many years of experience in providing information technology audit and SAP security services across various industry sectors, including Consumer and Industrial Products, Energy, and Retail. Josh has focused his attention to SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and has participated in multiple GRC design and implementation projects.

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Neena Nash, Johnson & Johnson

Neena is the J&J GRC Center of Excellence leader and Global Service Owner for the Enterprise GRC solution at Johnson & Johnson. She designs and manages the J&J GRC Center of Excellence organization as an end-to-end service and delivery organization. The key goal with the GRC CoE is to drive centralized, standard access controls within an enterprise wide GRC instance for all J&J SAP platforms. Neena has 38 years’ experience in IT with the last 12 years working with SAP. Neena has worked in various areas of IT includes sales, marketing, and finance before shifting focus to Sarbanes Oxley, security, and compliance in 2007.

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Alka Paradkar, Johnson & Johnson

Alka Paradkar is an IT Manager at Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ, since 2008. She has over 16 years of SAP functional and technical experience in business process, controls and project management. Also, Alka is an expert in SAP application security, SOX compliance and audit. During her tenure at Johnson & Johnson, she has managed pilot implementation of GRC 5.3 for global financial system with deployment of Access Risk Analysis, Access Request Management, Emergency Access Management and Business Role Management. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Alka worked at Brother International Corp, Bridgewater, NJ, focusing on SAP specific projects involving assessment, segregation of duties(SOD) analysis and security redesign of SAP ECC- FI, CO, HR, MM, SD; BI, CRM, Solution Manager, Portal, and SCM.

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Alpesh Parmar, ultimumIT

Alpesh Parmar is a Partner with ultimumIT Inc and responsible for their GRC implementations and SAP software development. He has had a hands-on role in over 50 SAP GRC/Security implementations/upgrades. He is an internationally recognized and a renowned subject matter expert for SAP GRC solutions and has been speaking at different SAP conferences. Recently, Alpesh has been busy developing softwares/tools to ease administration and management of SAP Licenses and SAP Access Control 10.X.

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Vijan Patel, Protiviti

Vijan Patel is an Associate Director in Protiviti’s Houston office. He has over 7 years of experience in Protiviti’s IT Consulting practice where he has assisted organizations across several industries with managing information technology risks. He has helped his clients with a variety of SAP initiatives including SAP GRC implementations, automated/configurable control reviews, implementation and PMO reviews, security design and remediation, and SAP-specific IT audits. Vijan currently holds his CIA, CISA, and CRMA certifications.

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Kaity Pedersen, EY

Kaity Pedersen is a Senior Manager at EY. She has over a decade of experience as a risk transformation leader with an emphasis in SAP Security and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC). Throughout her career, Kaity has worked with several global companies across various sectors, turning risk into results by optimizing SAP security, automating controls and enabling GRC technology solutions. Kaity is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds her degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

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Simon Persin, Turnkey Consulting

Simon is an experienced SAP Security and SAP GRC consultant, having designed, reviewed, and implemented SAP Security and compliance solutions for a number of major blue chip clients. Simon has over 10 years’ experience with SAP and currently specializes in SAP Enterprise GRC solutions. As well as working with SAP Access Controls, Process Controls, and Risk Management, Simon also has a specialization in the wider GRC & Security products of Fraud & Audit Management, Enterprise Threat & Detection and SSO. Simon is a certified SAP NetWeaver Consultant for SAP Security, GRC Access Controls, and a certified instructor for the SAP GRC Training courses in the UK. Simon is also a certified SAP Strategic Expert Partner for the GRC solution area and supports pre-sales activities on behalf of SAP. He has written articles for several industry publications and he is also a regular speaker at international GRC conferences. He is in demand for technical troubleshooting and supporting customers to unlocking the value from their investment in GRC technology. Simon has also co-authored a book on the SAP GRC Access Controls certification.

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Aric Quinones, Protiviti

Aric is a Managing Director in the Technology Consulting (TC) practice for the Southeast. He has ~20 years of SAP experience in areas of GRC, ECC & S/4 Security, SAP HANA Security, SAP Cybersecurity, audit/compliance, SAP data analytics and associated visualization. His past experiences also include Basis Administration, SAP outsourcing and disaster recovery. Leveraging his current experiences and previous SAP positions at Hewlett-Packard and Computer Science Corporation, he has completed 30+ GRC implementations and dozens of SAP security projects.

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Chris Radkowski, SAP

Chris Radkowski is a Director of Solution Management at SAP and responsible for SAP Access Control. He has extensive industry experience with a broad range of identity, access, and security products and helped manage SAP Access Control through three major releases. Chris’s current areas of focus at SAP include access control, access governance, role management, HANA and analytics.

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Michael Rasmussen, GRC 20/20 Research

Michael Rasmussen is an internationally recognized pundit on governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) – with specific expertise on the topics of enterprise GRC, GRC technology, corporate compliance, and policy management. With 22+ years of experience, Michael helps organizations improve GRC processes, design and implement GRC architecture, and select technologies that are effective, efficient, and agile. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, and advisor and is noted as the “Father of GRC” — being the first to define and model the GRC market in February 2002 while at Forrester.

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James Roeske, Customer Advisory Group

James Roeske is CEO and co-founder of the Customer Advisory Group LLC. James has over 22 years of SAP Security, Audit, GRC, and Executive Management experience. Over those years, James has had a professional focus on technical configuration of SAP R/3 Security, segregation of duty design, user provisioning solutions, GRC software solution design, and corporate compliance implementations for companies around the world. Previous to founding the Customer Advisory Group, Mr. Roeske held strategic positions at Virsa Systems, SAP America, and SAP Canada. This has allowed him to lead, plan, and participate in over 220 SAP GRC and Security projects for some of the largest and most complex compliance environments across the globe.

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Deborah Rogers, Newport News Shipbuilding

Debbie has been an SAP ABAP programmer in the PS, MM, QM, HR, FI, and EHS modules for over 12 years, and is currently responsible for GRC analysis as it applies to Access Risk Controls and Emergency Access Management.

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Sachin Singh, Deloitte

Sachin has around ten years of Information Technology consulting experience with a primary focus on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and cloud application security design and implementation. He specializes in implementation and assessment of SAP security and controls, SAP governance, risk and compliance (GRC), and Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems. Sachin has served a wide range of clients in a variety of industries, including: Consumer Business; Media & Entertainment; Automotive; Manufacturing.

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Andy Snook, Fastpath

Andy Snook is certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC) as well as certified in Microsoft Dynamics and SAP. He also sits on the Audit Advisory and Partner Advisory boards for NetSuite. He has been designing audit and compliance solutions for over 15 years and has assisted with compliance projects at more than 100 companies. Under his leadership, Fastpath has grown to support more than 1,000 companies in over 30 different countries. Andy is a speaker at many industry events, including SuiteWorld, InfoSec World, and SAPinsider GRC. Prior to his time at Fastpath, Andy was a financial systems implementation consultant for Microsoft Dynamics and an SAP management consultant with Ernst & Young. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in Economics and Computer Applications.

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Susan Stapleton, Greenlight Technologies

Susan Stapleton, Vice President of the Customer Advisory office, joined Greenlight in 2010 with over 15 years of related industry experience. Susan has published numerous best practices for implementations and has been personally involved in over 160 customer implementations of Governance Risk and Compliance Solutions. She was also instrumental in driving the successful launching of the Virsa Systems portfolio of products which were acquired by SAP in 2006.

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John E. Steele, Deloitte

John is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Technology Practice and co-leads the U.S. SAP Finance Transformation Practice and Deloitte’s S/4HANA Team. He has more than 20 years of experience in consulting and corporate environments, and has spent the past 15 years focused on technology enabled business transformation. John has deep experience leading complex global programs with a focus on process redesign, shared services, analytics, and external reporting. In recent years, John has focused his attention on the application of cutting-edge technologies such as SAP HANA to solve his clients’ most pressing business issues. He co-led Deloitte’s first HANA proof of concept in North America and led the first S/4 HANA implementation. He has been educating clients on the benefits of implementing in-memory technology within the enterprise application space. Before joining Deloitte Consulting LLP nearly ten years ago, John held leadership positions in consumer products and investment banking. During his tenure in consulting, he has served clients in a variety of industries, including consumer products, financial services, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, and media. His clients have included AIG, New York Life, Goodrich, Cargill, Coca-Cola, Sysco, Cardinal Health, and IMG Worldwide. John’s areas of specialty include program leadership, business process transformation, finance transformation, analytics, forecasting and planning, SAP HANA, and ERP-enabled shared services. John received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. He lives in Atlanta, GA, where he enjoys the ability to play year-round tennis with his wife and twin sons. In their spare time, John’s family has a passion for swimming and scuba diving.

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Rahul M. Urs, itelligence

Rahul Urs is an SAP security and GRC solution architect at intelligence, leading a wide variety of projects focusing on streamlining SAP GRC, SAP HANA, and SAP security to support compliance or new technology initiatives. He is an SAP NetWeaver subject matter specialist with special emphasis on SAP security, SAP HANA, GRC solutions, and BW/BOE.

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Vishal Verma, SAP

Vishal Verma’s current role as a solution owner for SAP Business Partner Screening, his main responsibilities are to formulate solution strategy and drive go-to-market. He ensures that the solution matches the evolving customer needs spanning across various industries. For last 10 years he is working at SAP on various solutions related to global trade compliance, third party risk, vendor compliance, know your customer (KYC), internal audit, fraud and anti-corruption. He has 14 years of experience across multiple areas of software industry. Over these years he worked on managing products from cradle to grave (identifying growth opportunities, justifying investments, developing product, formulating pricing strategy and communicating value through integrated marketing programs and campaigns)

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Marie-Luise Wagener, SAP SE

Marie-Luise has 18 years of SAP experience in the areas Audit, Consulting, Training, and Architecture in various Releases and SAP solutions. She worked seven years in the consulting area as Senior SAP Auditor and Senior SAP Consultant with clients from multiple industries, five years as Global SAP Security and Compliance Architect for a world-wide leading manufacturing company, headed the EMEA GRC Practice for 3 years, and joined SAP SE in 2015 as Vice President for Global GRC. Areas of her expertise are GRC, SAP Security and Controls Architecture, Program Management, and international Roll-Out Projects.

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Jayden Weinschenk, Fastpath

Jayden Weinschenk is the Director of SAP Development at Fastpath. He has been developing and implementing SAP solutions for 17 years. Prior to Fastpath, Jayden worked for Fortune 500 companies including DuPont, Kelloggs and Pepsi Bottling as a SAP Solutions Engineer and SAP Architect. Jayden understands the importance of governance risk and compliance in SAP environments.

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Nicholas Wozny, KPMG

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Trevor Wyatt, ConocoPhillips

Trevor Wyatt is the GRC administrator with ConocoPhillips and is responsible for their Global GRC administration. He was the primary resources on the 5.3 version and was the project manager and primary resource when upgrading to 10.0/10.1. Trevor’s main area of focus is GRC access control, but began his SAP role experience with SAP authorizations.

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Thack Brown

Senior Vice President, General Manager and Global Head Line of Business Finance

SAP


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