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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

December 18th 2013:Game-Changers 2014 Predictions – Part 1

What’s on your wish list this holiday season? If it’s a crystal ball to help you predict what 2014 may bring for your business, we’ve got the next best thing – more than 40 thought leaders sharing their expert insights into the technologies, strategies, and trends that can help you grow and compete better next year and beyond. Pour a cup of Joe, Earl, or Dom, and join us on Dec. 18 for SAP Game-Changers Radio 2014 Predictions - Part 1 live! Featured guests: R “Ray” Wang, Constellation RG; Deb Smallwood, SMA; Jamie Anderson, SAP; Jill McGillen, Next Turn Consulting; Brian Sommer, TechVent

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R "Ray" Wang

R “Ray” Wang is a Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research Group. He previously was a founding partner and research analyst for enterprise strategy at Altimeter Group and the author of the popular enterprise software blog, "A Software Insider’s Point of View". With viewership in the millions of page views a year, Ray’s blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models impact the enterprise. Ray’s background in emerging business and technology trends, enterprise apps strategy, technology selection, and contract negotiations provides his clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption.
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Deb Smallwood

Deb Smallwood is the founder of Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a strategic advisory services firm offering research, advice, and consulting for insurers and solution providers in the insurance industry. Deb’s mission is to help insurers make wise technology investments and maximize the business value through the power of innovation enabled by technology. She helps insurers re-think and re-energize while aligning their business and IT plans for competitive advantage. Highly respected and acknowledged as an industry leader for her strategic thinking, thought-provoking research, and consulting skill, Deb is a frequent keynote speaker at major insurance industry events. She is also a recognized co
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Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson is Director of Global Solutions Marketing within SAP's Customer LOB Solutions area, with a specific focus on CRM, eCommerce, and multi-channel solutions delivery. He is somewhat of a “CRM veteran”, with over 15 years’ experience in the customer-facing solutions space, and has worked with many brands in defining and implementing engaging customer experiences. Jamie is an active blogger and tweeter. Jamie’s blog: http://www.business2community.com/author/jamie-anderson#OSexzMuPVIEuUXKI.99
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Brian S. Sommer

Brian S. Sommer has over 30 years experience in management consulting with a particular focus on ERP software, business process re-engineering, strategic consulting and business ecosystems. His consulting experience crosses most for-profit industries. He has presented to the executive committees of over 100 of the Fortune 500. Previously, as a global leadership partner with Accenture (nee Andersen Consulting), Brian established and ran their worldwide centers of excellence for Finance and HR, and served as Worldwide Director for their Software Intelligence Unit. He has sold, led and performed quality assurance roles on projects globally, working in Switzerland, Venezuela, Argentina and other
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Pat Saporito

Pat Saporito is a senior director in the Global Center of Excellence for Analytics at SAP, where she helps customers improve business performance. Prior to SAP, she led Teradata’s Insurance & Healthcare Consulting Team and was Director of META Group’s Insurance Research Service. She has over 20 years of experience in analytics, data warehousing and information management. Pat is on the faculty of the International Institute for Analytics, co-founded by Tom Davenport. She speaks at industry conferences and is a regular contributor to the Best Review Technology Insights column as well as the SAP Decision Factor Blog. Pat holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation and is the
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John Edelman

John Edelman was appointed in 2010 as Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility at Edelman, the world’s largest PR firm. He leads the firm’s global citizenship initiatives including corporate social responsibility, volunteerism, corporate philanthropy, community engagement, supplier and partnership engagement, environmental sustainability, and corporate reporting. He also co-leads the Global Diversity Advisory Group with Claudia Patton, Chief Talent Officer. Previously, John served as Managing Director, Global Human Resources since 1995, and as Vice President and General Manager in the Edelman office in Dallas. The Edelman firm has 67 offices and more than 4,800 emplo
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Brian Barnier

Brian Barnier is a business leader focused on corporate performance and valuation from an investor perspective. He is skilled in refining strategy and business models, understanding risks to return, and enabling leaders to execute. Currently, Brian serves as a board member of a health care organization and co-founder of ValueBridge Advisors, analyzing corporate performance and risk to valuation. Brian shares market commentaries from the NASDAQ MarketSite and floor of the NYSE. He has led teams to earn nine tech patents. Previously, he held roles at IBM and Lucent Technologies. Brian’s affiliations include the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and the Open Compliance & Ethics
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Brent Leary

Brent Leary is a CRM industry analyst, advisor, author, speaker and award-winning blogger at BrentLeary.com. He is co-founder and Partner of CRM Essentials LLC, an Atlanta-based CRM advisory firm covering tools and strategies for improving business relationships. In 2009 he co-authored Barack 2.0: Social Media Lessons for Small Business. Recognized by InsideCRM as one of the 25 most influential industry leaders, Brent is a past recipient of CRM Magazine's Most Influential Leader Award. He serves on the national board of the CRM Association, advisory board of the University of Toronto's CRM Center of Excellence, and editorial advisory board for The Atlanta Tribune. He also writes for CRM Maga
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Steve Boese

Steve Boese is a Co-Chair of Human Resource Executive Magazine’s HR Technology Conference, the leading global event for the HR Technology Industry, and a Technology Editor for LRP Publications. He brings over twenty years of experience in the design and implementation of complex human resources technology solutions for global enterprise clientele. Previously, as a Director of Talent Management Strategy for Oracle Corporation, Steve helped to create and deliver the next generation of Human Capital Management solutions. He hosts the popular radio program, “HR Happy Hour Show,” opening the lines of communication among HR thought leaders, practitioners, and service providers in global human reso
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Jen Cohen Crompton

Jen Cohen Crompton is CEO of Something Creative, the Philadelphia-based content marketing agency she founded in 2007. From its beginnings as a social media marketing company, Something Creative has evolved as content is the founding asset for effective social media and marketing strategies. Currently, Jen researches and provides content on tech-related topics such as big data, cloud, analytics, and mobility. She specifically blogs for SAP’s SCN and Business Innovations blogs and is currently working on a series about the future and how it relates to the innovative topics of the convergence of sports and analytics, disruptive technologies, the collaborative economy, and consumer empowerment.
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Jason Rose

Jason Rose is head of Business Intelligence (BI) Solution Marketing at SAP, leading go to market activities for the industry’s leading on-premise and cloud-based BI solutions: SAP BusinessObjects. With over 12 years in BI and performance management, Jason drives crisp customer communications, tailors market messages and grows SAP’s thought leadership position in BI. Since joining BusinessObjects in 2005 and holding leadership positions in both sales and marketing, he has been helping customers solve critical business issues through the application of information and putting in place the right incentives. Jason is a frequent speaker at conferences and analyst events on analytics and the impac
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Lee Dittmar

Lee Dittmar is a Principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and a senior partner in the Information Management Practice. He serves as National Sales Leader for the Deloitte Analytics Institute and the US Analytics practice. He is a recognized thought leader regarding how organizations can improve business performance and risk management by better aligning information management, technology and analytic capabilities with business needs. Lee founded and led Deloitte’s Sarbanes-Oxley and GRC consulting practices from 2003-09. Treasury and Risk Management magazine identified Lee on its 100 Most Influential People in Finance (2005, 2006, 2007) and Consulting Magazine named him one of The Top 25 Consu
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JP Finnell

JP Finnell is Head of Mobile Strategy, NA Services for SAP. Previously, he consulted to enterprise, technology, and carrier clients as General Manager of Mobility Professional Services at Nokia and Managing Partner of Mobility Partners. JP played a founding role in Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic, one of 100+ chapters in the world’s leading mobile community. His research on collaboration and enterprise mobility has been published by GigaOM Pro. JP is a conference speaker at CITE (Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise), e2, SAPPHIRE NOW, as well as local chapters of ASUG, SIM and Mobile Monday. He was a Fellow at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, where he rec
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Susan Etlinger

Susan Etlinger is an industry analyst at Altimeter Group, where she works with global companies to develop both social data and intelligence strategies that support their business objectives. Susan has a diverse background in marketing and strategic planning within both corporations and agencies. A frequent speaker on social media and analytics, she has been extensively quoted in outlets including Fast Company, BBC, New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Read her “Thought Experiments” blog at susanetlinger.com
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Swen Conrad

Swen Conrad currently leads product marketing for the cloud-based SAP HANA solutions SAP HANA One and SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. He is an expert on Big Data, cloud and IT management, and has worked in a variety of senior roles including pre-sales, consulting, program management, and marketing at Hewlett-Packard, Synopsys and SAP. Swen frequently speaks at industry events and participates on expert panels. He has authored a book on IT Business Management fostering the trend of running IT with a stronger view at business results.
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Jill McGillen

Jill McGillen, best known for her weekly work advice column, “Ask Jill,” and her skills as a presenter, trainer and consultant to Bay Area and global organizations, founded San Francisco-based Next Turn in 2001 in the midst of a highly successful business career. She now shares her passion for leadership training and team building. Jill is one of 15 individuals in the United States certified as a Wiley DiSC® behavioral style instructor. She created the Calm in Conflict™ resolution e-learning program, and is an active blogger. Jill has been a guest lecturer on Leadership, Conflict and Influencing at the University of San Francisco and Golden Gate University. She holds a Master’s Degree in Ins
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 20/12/2017 08:00 20/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap What’s on your wish list this holiday season? If it’s a crystal ball to help you predict what 2014 may bring for your business, we’ve got the next best thing – more than 40 thought leaders sharing their expert insights into the technologies, strategies, and trends that can help you grow and compete better next year and beyond. Pour a cup of Joe, Earl, or Dom, and join us on Dec. 18 for SAP Game-Changers Radio 2014 Predictions - Part 1 live! Featured guests: R “Ray” Wang, Constellation RG; Deb Smallwood, SMA; Jamie Anderson, SAP; Jill McGillen, Next Turn Consulting; Brian Sommer, TechVentive; Pat Saporito, SAP; John Edelman, Edelman PR; Brian Barnier, ValueBridge Advisors; Brent Leary, CRM Essentials; Steve Boese, HR Happy Hour; Jen Cohen Crompton, Blogger; Jason Rose, SAP; Lee Dittmar, Deloitte; JP Finnell, SAP; Susan Etlinger, Altimeter; Swen Conrad, SAP. And mark your calendar for Part 2 and 3 on Jan. 8 and Jan. 22, 2014. Happy holidays! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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