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David Denson, PwC

David is a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, based in the Irvine, CA office. David has over five years of experience in providing SAP security and control implementation and review services across numerous industry sectors. He is also specialized in all four modules of SAP’s GRC Access Control component of the GRC10 solution, and with all four modules of the GRC Access Control 5.3 solution. He has been involved with over 15 SAP GRC Access Control implementations since the release of GRC version 5.2 and has led 5 GRC 10 implementations since its release. He has deep experience with the technical build and customization of all four modules of GRC Access Control and has developed multiple customized Segregation of Duties (SoD) rulesets and SoD management and remediation processes for various industries.

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Vasudevan E.R., Deloitte

Vasudevan is a Senior SAP BASIS professional at Deloitte US India Consulting with over 5 years of experience in SAP projects involving SAP S/4HANA Greenfield implementations, SAP S/4HANA conversion, Performance Tuning of SAP HANA Database, OS/DB migrations and Unicode Conversions. His other focus areas include SAP Mobility products like SAP Fiori, SMP, Single Sign On Technology and Administration and Support of Custom SAP HANA XS applications for UI. He has been a speaker at SAPinsider conferences in the US and EMEA delivering sessions since 2015. Vasu is an SAP certified Associate in SAP HANA Administration, SAP Fiori Administration & Implementation, and SAP NW 740 OS/DB Migration. He belongs to a team called Solutions Network within Deloitte.

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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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Kurt Hollis, Deloitte

Kurt Hollis is a manager at Deloitte Consulting, LLP in the SAP Solutions Network located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kurt has 20 years of experience with SAP products and has many SAP certifications including, SAP HANA Associate, SAP NetWeaver 7.0, SAP Solution Manager, and O/S DB Migration. Focused for the past 7 years on SAP HANA, he has completed dozens of implementations, upgrades, and migrations, including implementations of SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW4/HANA, SAP ERP and SAP BW migrations using DMO from Oracle and MSSQL databases to SAP HANA successfully, including implementations on cloud environments. He also has extensive experience performing SAP HANA hands on tasks in areas of administration, security, operations, support of modeling initiatives, integration of SAP BusinessObjects systems, and SLT replication systems. He has installed SAP HANA on VMware-based environments and TDI implementations. Kurt has been a regular presenter on SAP HANA administration and operations topics for SAPinsider since 2013.

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Prateek Jain, EY

Prateek is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP. He has 15 years of experience in the field of Information Technology with 12 years spent on SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance; SAP Security; and controls. He assisted various clients in a lead role for implementing SAP GRC Access Control 4.0, 5.X, and 10.X. Currently, he is managing large SAP GRC Access Control and SAP role design engagements and provides technical leadership in the assessment, design, and implementation of application security and risk solutions.

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Jon Jameson, PwC

Jon is a New York based Manager with PwC’s Enterprise Systems Solutions practice. Jon has over a decade of professional experience providing finance and technology consulting services with expertise in project management, financial and ERP systems, process automation, business analytics, compliance and auditing. He has served clients across several industries including Retail and Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Energy and Resources, Pharmaceutical, Entertainment and Media, and the Aerospace and Defense sectors. He has helped multiple Fortune 500 clients through the implementation of large complex systems integrations, including helping clients manage risk, controls, and compliance requirements throughout the transformation.

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Jonathan Laubenstine, The Hershey Company

Jon is a Senior Manager in The Hershey Company’s Internal Audit Department responsible for managing strategic audit evaluations, financial reporting and operations audits, and real-time implementation assessments for critical systems. Jon also played a key role in managing the Company’s development of continuous transaction monitoring capabilities. During his nine year tenure in Internal Audit, he has managed various aspects of numerous domestic and international control advisory services including the Company’s SAP General Ledger Upgrade. Jon received his B.S. in Accountancy and Business Administration in addition to an MBA from Lebanon Valley College. Jon also maintains various professional certifications including his CPA and CFE.

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Keng Lim, NextLabs

Keng Lim is the founder and CEO of NextLabs - a leading provider of policy-driven information risk mitigation and data-centric security software for large enterprises. He founded NextLabs to tackle new complex information risk and data protection problems faced by large enterprises to compete in the global digital economic environment. Keng is a serial entrepreneur who has launched and built several software companies including Kiva Software, Netscape, Escalate, and Sygate over the last 20 years. He has been recognized as one of the industry's "most influential people on the Internet" for the creation and advancement of the Application Server product and his contribution in the Web, SaaS, and data security software arena. Keng holds a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is a holder of over 60 approved and pending patents.

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Alex Montiel, KPMG

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Andreas Nissen, Turnkey Consulting

Andreas has more than 8 years of experience in national and international projects with more than 5 years working for SAP. His areas of expertise are Business Integrity Screening (formerly Fraud Management), Business Partner Screening, Audit Management, Tax Compliance, GRC 10.1, and Project Management. He has special in-depth technical and implementation knowledge on SAP Business Integrity Screening, Business Partner Screening, Tax Compliance, Audit Management, and all four components of SAP Access Control.

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Bill Oliver, Winterhawk Consulting

Bill is a founding Partner of Winterhawk Consulting , a SAP Services Partner ® and global provider of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) services. Bill has over 20 years’ experience in the field of SAP Information Security and auditing which includes large scale Security and GRC implementations as well as managerial roles in external audit, advisory, and assurance services. Bill holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology from Boston University and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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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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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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Steve Toshkoff, Protiviti

Steve Toshkoff is a Senior Manager in Protiviti’s ERP Solutions practice with over 8 years of experience. He specializes in the design, assessment, and optimization of SAP finance and operational control requirements, including automated and manual controls, user and role security, and segregation of duties conflicts. Steve has extensive experience with SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions and has provided clients with a variety of services related to SAP Process Control and SAP Access Control implementations across different industries.

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