Tuesday, October 2, 11:45 a.m. in the Lam Research Theater at YBCA (formerly Novellus Theater at YBCA)
Oracle and NetSuite: Thriving in the Hybrid Cloud
Your Oracle ERP System has been serving you well as your company grew organically, but now you are expanding your business globally. Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite will elucidate the benefits of a two-tier ERP strategy in this scenario and show how several Oracle customers have partnered with NetSuite to benefit from best of both worlds.
Two-tier ERP means running one ERP system such as Oracle for corporate while standardizing subsidiaries and divisions on a functionally robust solution that is easy to deploy and customize. It means ensuring that remote subsidiaries are integrated with the headquarters in a fraction of time while allowing them to tailor the ERP to their own industry needs and meeting local accounting requirements.
Special Promotion: Attend this session and enter for your chance to win one of three $500 Amex gift cards.
Interview with Zach: Tearing Down the Tower of Babel in Favor of Cloud Computing Read Interview
Zach Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, Netsuite Inc Read Bio
Zach Nelson is an accomplished software industry executive and visionary with more than 20 years of leadership experience. His career began with executive positions in marketing, sales, product development and business strategy at some of the most influential and innovative technology companies, including Oracle, Sun Microsystems and McAfee/Network Associates. CEO of NetSuite since 2002, Nelson led the company’s successful IPO in 2007 and its rise from startup to a slate of over 12,000 active companies and subsidiaries. Under Nelson’s leadership, NetSuite has grown substantially year-over-year to become one of the industry’s leading cloud computing companies. He was named one of the 10 Visionary CEOs of 2008. Nelson holds a patent in the field of application integration, and has several others pending approval. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University.
Michael Macrie, Vice President, Information Technology, Land O' Lakes Inc.
Mike Macrie is the current Vice President of Information Technology for Agricultural Services at Land O’ Lakes. At Land O’ Lakes, Mike is responsible for the overall technology leadership of the Winfield Solutions and Purina Mills businesses.
Since joining Land O’ Lakes, Mike has been instrumental in leading Land O’ Lakes $100M Bedrock Applications Upgrade Program as well as aiding the Winfield organization in developing unique and market leading solutions in the areas of Prescription Agriculture and Industry Analytics.
Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, Mike was the Vice President of IT Architecture & Strategy for Ingersoll Rand, a $13B diversified, global manufacturer.
Over the course of a 9 year career at IR, Mike had held positions in strategy development, architecture development, consulting management and project management. At Ingersoll Rand many of his efforts surrounded the leadership of over 35 implementations of Oracle E-Business Suite, Siebel CRM, and PTC’s Windchill applications in various business sectors and locations around the globe.
Prior to Ingersoll-Rand, Mike held positions with AlliedSignal Aerospace and G5 Technologies Inc. where he pioneered the theory and development of virtual corporations. Mike also operated his own business, Multi-Media Solutions, a computer services company for which he owned for 5 years.
Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied & Engineering Physics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Duke University.
Paul Clemmons, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP Read Bio
Paul Clemmons leads the Emerging Solutions Service Line which focuses on building practices and capabilities around leading edge enterprise software products, such as software-as-a-service, industry-specific solutions and alternative ERP. The service line helps organizations with incubation and innovation, and practice building in the enterprise applications arena – both complementary to their existing technologies, but also disruptive – and is targeted at all parts of the enterprise, from finance to HR to marketing, sales and service.
Paul has over 20 years of consulting experience in sales and marketing, enterprise software, ERP, global delivery, and Practice leadership. He has spent most of his time serving clients in technology, financial services and consumer business.
In the last few years, Paul has served a number of Fortune 500 companies where he has led our service delivery in support of a broad variety of activities including strategy, business analysis, process design, technical architecture, data management, vendor selection, systems integration and outsourcing.
Paul holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Wednesday, October 3, 10:15 am, Moscone West - 3012
Realizing the Power of a Two-Tier Strategy with Oracle and NetSuite
Managing an array of subsidiaries around the world each running its own ERP solution is a nightmare. You are perhaps dealing with the challenges at each fiscal close as you struggle to roll up financial data from your subs with your HQ Oracle instance. Gary Wiessinger, SVP of Product Management, NetSuite and a customer will discuss how a two-tier ERP strategy can help you overcome these problems. Gary will delve into the functionality and integrations that NetSuite provides to help run your global operations in an efficient, cost-effective manner while adhering to local regulatory requirements and maintaining your growth trajectory. Our common customer will outline how their business leveraged the combination of Oracle and NetSuite and the benefits they realized.
Gary Wiessinger, SVP, Product Management , NetSuite Read Bio
Gary Wiessinger is Senior Vice President of Product Management at NetSuite. In this role, Wiessinger spearheads the product strategy and leads the product management, user experience, and technical publications teams for NetSuite's Accounting / enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM) and Ecommerce software suites, as well as its SuiteCloud platform.
From 2001 to 2009, Wiessinger held a variety of posts at QuickBooks developer Intuit, most recently as the Director of Product Management for the company's Mid Market Group. For four years, he led the vision, strategy, and product management of Intuit's mid-market product line, including QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions and the Intuit Enterprise Suite. In that role he contributed to a fivefold growth in the company's mid-market sales and customer base. He led several product teams and drove a number of new releases, including four Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings. Previously, he helped lead the verticalization of the QuickBooks product line and was Senior Product Manager of the QuickBooks Contractor Edition, Intuit's first major QuickBooks vertical launch. Earlier in his career, Wiessinger was a Vice President in Finance and Systems at Bank of America.
Wiessinger has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Yale University. He lives in San Carlos, California with his wife Hillary and twin children Maddie and Jack.
See NetSuite in action and learn how Oracle customers are benefiting from cloud ERP: Moscone South Exhibition Hall, booth 1801.
Stop by Moscone South, booth 1801, to learn how you can thrive with Oracle and NetSuite in the cloud. Contact NetSuite at email@example.com.
Join NetSuite CEO, Zach Nelson and executives at the St. Regis Hotel for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
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