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Virtual Event:
Digital Experience for Communications

Join us on October 30th at 10 a.m. ET/ 4 p.m. CET

Innovate, engage and transform your digital experience

This is a now or never moment for service providers. It’s time to deliver a digital-first, personalized customer experience – or risk further erosion of customer relationships and revenue at the hands of disruptors. What does it take to thrive in the 5G era and the digital economy? Join this virtual event to explore how:

  • Oracle Digital Experience for Communications delivers the agility to quickly launch new services, personalize customer interactions, provide omni-channel commerce and care, and integrate the front and back office to develop lasting customer relationships and financial success.
  • Leading service providers like Vodafone are envisioning a bold digital future and transforming their customer experience.
  • Siebel customers can co-exist and seamlessly evolve their digital customer engagement, leveraging their current investments to drive future innovation and modernization.

Event Speakers

Jason Rutherford

Jason Rutherford

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Communications

Jason Rutherford is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Communications. As leader of Oracle’s telecommunications industry global business unit focused on applications, Rutherford is responsible for managing sales, strategic planning, product development, service, and support for Oracle’s B/OSS product portfolio.

Rutherford recently returned to Oracle Communications after two years as Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for KORE Telematics where he was responsible for customer acquisition and revenue growth across KORE Wireless' IOT/M2M connectivity platforms, advanced applications, technology solutions and global services.

Rutherford brings over 20 years of experience in the B/OSS space as a previous Group Vice President, Global Sales, Oracle Communications, and as a senior leader in sales, pre-sales, alliances and consulting at Convergys and Accenture. Rutherford holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree in business from Virginia Tech.

Pritham Shetty

Pritham Shetty

Group Vice President Products, CX Industry Solutions Oracle Corporation

Pritham Shetty joined Oracle in 2019, to lead Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Industry Solutions. In this role, his primary responsibility is product strategy and the execution of Oracle’s CX Industry solutions. Shetty, has spent the last 20 years focused on connecting the technical "art of the possible" with business value, to create great products and solutions while growing people in the organization, and creating high-performance teams. Most recently, as CTO of Cision Inc., driving the technology vision and roadmap for industry, and leading Cision Earned Media Management Cloud. Prior to that, Shetty was responsible for Product Strategy and execution of Adobe’s big data, content, and audiences, for Adobe Digital Marketing Cloud.

Shetty holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Computer Science and over 30 patents

George Jacobs

George Jacobs

Group Vice President, CRM Applications, Oracle

George Jacob is group vice president of Siebel CRM & Oracle Loyalty Cloud products at Oracle, responsible for the strategic direction and development of these applications.

Prior to joining Oracle in 2006, he was vice president of CRM applications for Siebel Systems, responsible for applications architecture. He also held management roles in industry applications at Siebel Systems. Mr. Jacob has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, a master's of science degree in biomedical engineering from Penn State University, and a doctorate in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Carlos Valero

Carlos Valero

IT Strategy and Architecture Director, Vodafone

Carlos Valero works as the Vodafone Group IT Strategy and Architecture Director where he is responsible for the definition of the IT Strategy and the overall Enterprise Architecture. Previously he worked as the Vodafone Spain CIO when he joined Vodafone. During the previous 16 year’s he worked for the Telefonica Group in different roles and geographies, including Telefonica Mexico and Central America CIO, Operational Risk Director for Telefonica Latin-American or Group IT Delivery Director. He holds a computer science diploma from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Andrea Cesarini

Andrea Cesarini

Accenture Oracle Business Group, Europe Lead, Accenture

Andrea is the Lead of Accenture’s Oracle Business Group, Europe with 22 years of experience in the Comms Industry. He is responsible for the execution of our joint Accenture and Oracle agenda across industries and market units, the definition and launch of the Industry Plays and Campaigns, the nurture of practices and talent while remaining focused on developing a living road-map with continuous value realization and shared success for our clients. Andrea has matured 20 years’ experience of working across multiple geographies including Switzerland, UK, US, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Turkey and Eastern Europe. He is the champion and instigator for 19 Accenture patent applications and a number of perspectives such as “The value of Purpose- and Experience-driven brand”, "Are You Destined to Be a Victim of Digital Darwinism? Multi-Speed IT Architecture: A Transformation Path to Succeed in a Digital World" or "Intelligent ecosystem Orchestration takes on a new dimension: The Process of Things".

Andrea joined Accenture in 1998 (Andersen Consulting).