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Steve Christian, NIMBL

With over 14 years of hands-on functional and technical expertise, Steve has differentiated himself as an SAP thought-leader and educator. Steve has supported countless clients across a variety of industries for both Fortune 500 and Midmarket customers. An expert on many things SAP, Steve specializes in delivering solutions in Application Lifecycle Management, Quality Assurance, Business Process Redesign, Integration and Process Transformations, Operation Services for IT, and Project Management.

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Satwik Das, TruQua Enterprises

Satwik Das is a highly skilled SAP Consultant with 12 years of demonstrated expertise, playing a lead role in multimillion-dollar projects for industry-leading global clients. Satwik is also an experience project leader with extensive experience performing data modeling, reporting, data warehousing, complex solution design, and requirements gathering. He has worked on various performance-tuning activities like caching, compression, optimization of routines. Satwik also has a deep understanding of SAP BPC standard and BPC embedded and has done multiple projects, performed migrations, HANA MDX analysis, which coupled with his core technical expertise in SAP BI and his passion to gain hands-on experience in salient SAP technologies and business processes make him a unique techno-functional asset. Satwik has impeccable communication skills and has been actively involved in all facets of hands-on pre-sales, due diligence and project management involved in current and prospective projects. He has worked on projects that have been presented as case studies at SAPPHIRE and ASUG conferences.

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David B. Diehl, Deloitte

David Diehl is a Specialist Leader with Deloitte Consulting LLP with a focus in Aerospace and Defense. Working in industry before moving to consulting, he has had a variety of roles in over 40 SAP projects covering operations in North America, Europe, and Asia spanning 16 years. David’s functional SAP expertise is in Production Planning, Demand Planning, and Materials Management. In addition to being a subject matter expert, David has led cross project MM/PP teams, performed as functional test captain and testing manager, and served as project manager for full cross functional implementations.

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Friedrich Glugsberger, Enowa

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Dr. Heiko Hecht, IBIS America

Dr. Heiko Hecht is President of IBIS America LLC and responsible for the collaboration with SAP and the roll out of the RBPD (Reverse Business Process Documentation) content in the US. He has the hands-on experience to jumpstart SAP Solution Manager projects with Solution Documentation Assistant (SDA) and the RBPD content provided with Solution Manager 7.1, system upgrade, consolidation and harmonization as well as GRC projects. Prior to joining IBIS America, Heiko worked for 10 years for IBIS Prof Thome AG in Wuerzburg, Germany and was directly involved with the development of RBE Plus, SAP Solution Manager, ByD and other offerings of IBIS and its partners. Heiko’s functional areas of expertise are: Finance, BW, HR, Solution Manager and GRC.

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Dr. Ahmed Hezzah, Accenture

Dr. Ahmed Hezzah is a Senior Manager at Accenture with deep experience in SAP and CRM project management. He has a strong focus on marketing, sales and analytics, as well as deep expertise in testing, deployment, migration and offshore delivery. In the last 13 years, he has been managing large and complex SAP implementations and global rollouts for a number of clients across industries and has gained a long experience with offshore delivery. Ahmed holds a PhD in computer science, a PMP certification and an SAP certification in Analytical CRM.

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Chandra Kanluen, SAP

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Eric Kimberling, Panorama Consulting Solutions

Eric Kimberling is the most recognized and respected independent ERP systems expert in the world, giving 100% unbiased advice to clients for over 20 years. His extensive experience includes ERP software selection, organizational change management, implementation project management and value analysis. In addition to his ERP experience, Eric has helped clients with merger and acquisition business integration, strategic planning, business process reengineering and Six Sigma. He is Six Sigma certified and a certified practitioner of multiple ERP solutions, including SAP.

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Giovanni Ottavio Lo Brutto, Implement Consulting Group

Giovanni is a passionate change management facilitator who strongly believes in the power of simplicity, visual communication, and putting people first. Always. He has an international and multi-cultural experience from business process and SAP implementation projects and he is extremely motivated when it comes to analyzing business processes subject to change and ensuring that people impacted by the process changes feel confident about their new ways of working. Giovanni has extensively and successfully applied time and enthusiasm in the following areas Interactive Business Process documentation and validation, serious games and business simulations, and engaging and effective training sessions. Giovanni has shared his thoughts and experience around business simulations and serious games in several conferences, both in Europe and in the USA.

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Jeffrey Nash, Lockheed Martin

Jeffrey Nash has over 30 years of application development and support experience with the Lockheed Martin Corporation. He has had the opportunity to manage and maintain a variety of systems through all aspects of the development lifecycle from requirements analysis to production support. For the past 16 years, he has been involved with eight SAP implementations across the enterprise, as well as several SAP upgrade and enhancement projects. Currently serving as the Engineer Lead for an International Finance Consolidation program, Mr. Nash is focused on understanding, tailoring, and utilizing proven and disciplined engineering and program management processes and methods to ensure successful implementations. He presented at the 2010 Managing SAP Projects Conference on the topic of developing trust and rapport within a virtual team.

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Bobbie Pugh, NIMBL

Bobbie is a SAP Project Manager for NIMBL. With over 20 years of Project Management experience Bobbie has successfully delivered projects across a wide range of industries and complexities. She is passionate about collaborative work management and has led numerous initiatives to implement CWM framework in several organizations.

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Michael Pytel, NIMBL

Michael Pytel is a certified SAP NetWeaver, SAP HANA, and SAP Solution Manager resource possessing over ten years of technical SAP implementation expertise and over thirteen years of overall ERP project experience. Michael has led countless technical projects driving business process improvements (Business Process Documentation & Monitoring, IT Service Management, Change Request Management). A frequent presenter at SAPinsider, ASUG, and SAP conferences and active SAP ecosystem contributor, Michael continues to share his experiences/lessons learned implementing SAP across the country. With a deep SAP technical understanding of SAP’s software and hardware capabilities coupled with a strong ability to connect with his customers, Michael is able to consistently drive client Solution Manager initiatives focused on decreasing administration costs while simultaneously increase system efficiencies.

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Anindya Sengupta, Capgemini

Anindya is a Senior Manager and Program Director with Capgemini US LLC, based out of its New York City Office, and heads the SAP Sales & Solution towers of SAP Solution Architecture capability in North America. He is a senior technology executive with 17+ years of rich experience in IT visioning, roadmap & business case development, IT/business strategic alignment, value delivery, systems integration, and benefits realization functions. Anindya specializes in SAP Global Implementation Methodology (template build and global rollout) and SAP Supply Chain Management functions. He has strong Program & Portfolio Management experience. He has played the roles of an Engagement & Service Delivery Director, Program Manager, Integration Manager, Roll-out Manager, and Enterprise Architect in his 17+ years of SAP career. He is also an expert in various software engineering methodologies with deep focus on ASAP methodology by SAP. His vertical industry specializations include Pharmaceuticals/Medical Devices, Aerospace & Defense, Retail/Consumer Products, Public Sector, Manufacturing, and Logistics & Distribution Sector. Anindya holds PMP, PMI-ACP, and PMI-PBA certifications from the Project Management Institute. He is also a Certified Management Consultant from Institute of Management Consultant USA.

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Suvir Shahani, TruQua Enterprises

Suvir is the Cloud Applications Practice Lead at TruQua Enterprises and has over 20 years of international experience working with companies to design solutions and improve operational efficiencies in the areas of Cloud Computing, Financial Consolidation, Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting, Finance, Accounting, and Controlling. He is a certified BPC consultant and possesses strong hands-on SAP BPC, SAP FI/CO and Cloud skills. He has deep Finance and Accounting business process knowledge and has led multiple global Planning and Consolidations project roll-outs. He has led client engagements from sales to delivery including preparing RFPs, SOWs, POCs, demos, project plans, timelines and estimates. He is also responsible for managing budgets for multiple accounts with up to $5 million for a single account. He is a presenter at conferences and has written blogs in the area of Planning and Consolidation.

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Jereme Swoboda, NIMBL

An experienced Senior SAP Solution Manager and SAP NetWeaver consultant at NIMBL, Jereme has integrated SAP Solution Manager 7.1 and 7.2 for companies large and small, upgraded SAP Solution Manager to the latest release of 7.2, implemented complex technical monitoring, and performed extensive technical operations/ChaRM implementations. In addition to his expertise at collecting requirements and creating monitoring strategies, Jereme is also an experienced speaker and author of the SAP Press book, “Upgrading to Solution Manager 7.2.”

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Lisa Weinstein, NIMBL

Lisa Weinstein is an SAP Project Manager and PMO Director for NIMBL. Lisa enjoys leading NIMBL’s project management team and managing a variety of SAP projects including: EHP Upgrades, system migrations and ChaRM. Lisa is Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Doug Whittle, Whittle Consulting Group

Doug Whittle, President of Whittle Consulting Group, LLC, has over 40 years of IT and business experience in implementing training, support, organizational change, and communication strategies for SAP implementations. Much of his work has focused on the development of Super User programs, organizational change strategies, stakeholder engagement maps, and the development of high-performance SAP teams. Doug co-authored The Manager as Change Agent: A Practical Guide for High Performance People and Organizations. He is a frequent presenter and keynoter at conferences around the world and has published articles in dozens of professional and trade publications.

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