Highlights from Oracle Industry Connect 2017

Highlights from Oracle Industry Connect 2017

Oracle Industry Connect 2017 in Orlando Florida featured 161 customer speakers, 139 breakout and general sessions, 50 featured roundtables and attracted more than 2,000 attendees.

Press Highlights, General

Press Highlights, Communications

Press Highlights, Energy and Utilities

Press Highlights, Financial Services

Press Highlights, Health Sciences

Press Highlights, Hospitality

Press Highlights, Retail

Press Release, General

Press Release, Communications

Press Release, Construction and Engineering

Press Release, Financial Services and Insurance

Press Release, Health Sciences

Press Releases, Hospitality

Press Releases, Retail

Press Releases, Utilities


  • Warren Baxley, Director, Product Management, West Unified Communications Services
  • Lori Camacho, Senior Director, Software Development, Rackspace
  • Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
  • Edmund Cheng, Enterprise Solutions Senior Product Manager, Intuit
  • Mary Clark, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief of Staff, Syniverse
  • Jason Clarke, Senior Global Engineering Manager, HSBC Bank
  • Pradip Dhaduk, Director, Software Development, Rackspace
  • Tina Frausto, Senior Vice President, Business Design and Transformation, Equifax
  • Alfredo Garcia, Systems Of Engagement Technical Leader, Orange Spain
  • Eduardo Guardincerri, Vice President, Service Development, Telefonica Global Solutions
  • Robert Hackl, Senior Vice President, Leasing, Sprint
  • Krzysztof Kozlowski, Director, Development of Network and Service Platforms, Orange Poland
  • Masanori Miyazawa, Research and Development Manager, KDDI Research, Inc.
  • Chris Morley, Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Contact Center Services, Eloyalty (A TeleTech Company)
  • Javier Ramirez, International Director, Allus
  • James Rubio, Senior UC Engineer, EBS Technology Infrstructure, Intuit
  • Leena Sampemane, Enterprise Solutions Architect, Intuit
  • Chris Satchell, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Comcast
  • Thomas Smith, Senior Manager, CX Product Innovation, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
  • David Traynor, Chief Marketing Officer, ASPIDER-NGI
  • Andrew Turner, Product Manager, IPCentrix and Cloud Connectivity, Telenet
  • George Woodward, President and Chief Executive Officer, Trilogy LTE Services, Inc.

Construction and Engineering

  • Mike Bruynesteyn, Treasurer and Vice President, Strategic Finance, Turner Construction Company
  • Zoran Dabic, Director, Program Delivery , Alectra Utilities Corporation (Formerly Horizon Utilities Corporation)
  • Louis de Oliveira, Chief Operations Officer, Torres Unidas
  • A.J. Erdman, Director, Project Controls, CSX Transportation
  • Eric Goldman, Director, Corporate IT Systems, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • John Hartman, Director, CH2M Hill
  • Michael Krabacher, Vice President, Program Controls Group Manager, CDM Smith
  • Chris Macon, Manager, Program Control Systems, University of Texas System
  • Matthew McCabe, Vice President and Regional Controller, Turner Construction Company
  • Rick Morris, Senior Vice President, Construction Services, Bell Partners
  • Michael Mull, Vice President, Project Delivery Manager, Information and Communication Technology, Lendlease
  • Adam Nickerson, Chief Financial Officer, Alston Construction Company, Inc.
  • Christopher O'Grady, Technology Consulting Department Manager, Burns and McDonnell
  • Dr. Philip Tetlock, Ph.D, Annenberg University Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • Keith Usher, Manager of Project Management Office, City and County of Denver, Denver International Airport
  • Roger Whitman, Chief Financial Officer, Kast Construction
  • Tarkan Yuksel, Project Controls Manager, Burns and McDonnell

Energy and Utilities

  • Carol Bartucci, Vice President, IT and Chief Information Officer , ComEd
  • Mark Browning, Vice President IT and Chief Information Officer , Exelon
  • Manny Cancel, Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Con Edison
  • Tammie Corder, Manager, Quality Assurance, Vectren
  • Dave Defide, Manager, Customer Programs, Duquesne Light Co
  • Dana Drysdale, Vice President, Information Systems, San Jose Water Company
  • Paul Flaningan, Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, CPS Energy
  • Marcie Forster, Project Manager, Baltimore Gas and Electric
  • Peter Fox-Penner, Director, Boston University Insitute for Sustainable Energy, and Professor of Practice, Questrom School of Business,
  • Kim Greene, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Southern Company
  • Andy Higgins, Manager EBusiness and Telecommunications Systems, Vectren
  • Louis Hutchinson, III, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, WGL Resources, Inc.
  • Dr. Lawrence  Jones, Vice President, International Programs, EEI
  • Eric Karcher, Manager, Digital Strategy, Business Development and Analytics, Eversource Energy
  • Matt Ketschke, Vice President, Con Edison
  • Dan Lipschultz, Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
  • Steve McBee, Business Executive,
  • Susan Norris, Senior Manager, Energy Efficiency, Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Carlos Nouel, Vice President, New Energy Solutions, National Grid
  • James Price, Director, Customer Experience, PPL Corporation
  • Raiford Smith, Vice President, Energy Technology and Analytics, Entergy
  • Brian Solis, Analyst, Futurist, Author, Digital Anthropologist, Altimeter Group
  • Dave Vogel, Vice President, Customer Service and Human Resources, Louisville Water Company

Financial Services and Insurance

  • Ganesh A. R., General Manager, Information Technology, ICICI Bank
  • Emily Belanger, Director, IT Product Management, Fidelity Investment
  • Kellie Berndt, Vice President, Financial Services, T-Mobile
  • Scott Brzycki, Vice President, Director of Servicing Excellence, Gateway One Lending and Finance
  • Stuart Davis, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, BMO
  • Lisa Davis, Global Head of Enterprise Services, Citibank
  • Mark Gilligan, Director IT Architecture, Nationwide
  • Jeff Greenslade, Chief Executive Officer, Heartland Bank
  • Francine Hampleman, Principal Director, Assurance and Financial Services, La Capitale
  • Márk Hetényi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, MKB Bank Zrt
  • Praveen Jain, Head Financial Crime Compliance Innovation and Controls Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Denise Jeffries, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Data Services, Regions Financial Corporation
  • Larissza Kovács, Director, Digital Customer Experience, MKB Bank
  • David Lesser, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services IT, Raymond James Information Technology
  • Helder Mao de Ferro, Head of Operations and Information Technology, Falabella Financial Investments
  • Tiho Nedkov, Vice President, Finance Systems Strategy, Visa
  • Aleksandr  Parkhomenko, Senior Business Partner, Sberbank
  • Ajay Ramchandran, Senior Manager, Revenue Systems, TripAdvisor
  • Patrick Rowan, Managing Director, TIAA
  • Georgia Wright, Director IT, NCB Insurance Company Limited


  • Teit  Vangasgaard-Sonne, Head of IT , CABINN Hotels
  • Patrick Benson, Chief Information Officer, ClubCorp
  • Floor Bleeker, Chief Information Officer, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts
  • John Burns, President, Hospitality Technology Consulting
  • Olivier Chavy, Chief Executive Officer, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts
  • Jack Clare, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, Dunkin' Brands, Inc.
  • Greg Clore, Vice President of Information Technology, Dave & Buster's, Inc.
  • Rebecca Gentry, Director, CRM Technology, Global Hotel Alliance
  • Paul Kirwin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northcott Hospitality and AmericInn
  • Steven Marks, Cofounder and International Development, Guzman y Gomez
  • Jeffrey Stephen Parker, Vice President of Hospitality Systems, Red Lion Hotel Corporation
  • Michael Schofield, Chief Information Officer, QSR Holdings
  • Jon Taylor, Chief Information Officer, Carluccio's
  • Todd Wood, Vice President of Technology, Global Applications and Enterprise Transformation, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
  • Felipe Ytuarte, Owner and Founder, Sushi Tai

Life Sciences and Healthcare

  • Jean-Remy Behaeghel, Senior Director IT, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • David Blackman, Director, Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, PPD
  • Mariette Boerstoel-Streefland, Senior Vice President, Head Global Drug Safety, Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • "Debby Brown, Senior Director, Adaptive and Intelligent Monitoring Clinical
  • Development Services, PPD"
  • David Cameron, Senior Director Strategic Development, QuintilesIMS
  • Patrick Caubel, Senior Vice President, Head of Pharmacovigilance, Pfizer
  • "Robert Darnell, MD, PhD, Heilbrunn Professor and Senior Physician, The Rockefeller University,
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Founding Director, NY Genome Center, "
  • Pam Duffy, Director, Core Clinical Solutions, Pfizer
  • Jim Hanly, Executive Director and Head of Regulatory, Safety and Biometrics Information Technology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Annie Harris, Director, CTMS, Business Process and Solutions, Covance
  • Chris Hillier, Senior Director, Business Innovation, GuideWell
  • Kostas Kidos, Vice President, Head Operations, Global Drug Safety, Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Benjamin Kipp, Associate Professor, Clinical Molecular Geneticist, Mayo Clinic
  • Mary Jo Lamberti, Senior Research Fellow, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
  • William Lander, Project Director, Clinical Innovation ad Digital Platforms, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Eileen Leonard, Executive Director, Global Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Patricia Martin, Senior Director, Clinical Systems Lead, Pfizer
  • Tracy Mayer, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Data Services, inVentiv Health Clinical
  • Joseph McGrath, Vice President, IT, SAGE Therapeutics
  • Doug McKee, Clinical Lead, Emerging Technologies, US Veterans Administration
  • Shelley Padgett, Senior Director, Medicines Development IT and Enterprise Information and Platforms, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Mark Penniston, Executive Vice President, Clinical Analytics and General Manager, Chiltern International, Inc.
  • Malcolm Postings, Global Chief Technology Officer, QuintilesIMS
  • Dana Rollison, Associate Professor, Vice President, and Chief Health Information Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Ralph Russo, Director, Merck
  • Doug Schantz, Executive Director, Clinical Operations, Astra Zeneca
  • Andy Spinks, Director, West Coast Business Technology, Pfizer
  • Stella Stergiopoulos, Research Fellow, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
  • Rob Taylor, Manager, Database Management and Reporting, Merck
  • Katherine Vandebelt, Global Head, Clinical Innovation, Lilly
  • "Richard Wolf, Senior Director, Regions and PV Operations, Global Clinical Safety and
  • Pharmacovigilance, CSL Behring"


  • Subha Balasubramanian, Vice President of Merchandising and Supply Chain Systems, Stage Stores
  • Bill Boezinger, Systems Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
  • Randy Bolette, Senior Director, Global Applications, American Eagle Outfitters
  • Mike Bonamy, Director, Solutions, Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
  • Marlana Briggs, Store Systems Manager, World Kitchen, LLC
  • Kristen Brown, Senior Director, Omnicommerce Operations, Stage Stores
  • Mario Castano, Vice President eCommerce, Lenox Corporation
  • Suzanne Castillo, Director, Asset Protection, Investigations and Systems, Ralph Lauren
  • Keith Costello, Executive Director, Estee Lauder
  • Denis Dias, IT Director, Inbrands SA
  • Annette Franke, Vice President, Corporate Technology, The Kroger Company
  • George Franzino, Director, Retail Projects, Payless
  • Cara Graham, Director, Best Buy
  • Jeff Hamm, Senior Director, E-Commerce, ULTA Beauty
  • Mario Herdin, Head of Information Technology, Swarovski
  • Chris Hubbs, Senior Director, Demand Planning, Gander Mountain
  • Bob Kagenski, Director of Business Systems, Kirklands
  • Bob Krohn, Director, Merchandise Systems, The Walt Disney Company
  • Ravi Kurumety, Chief Information Officer, Lenox Corporation
  • Jefferson  Nogueira, Innovation and Business Relationship Manager, Lojas Marisa
  • Nicholas Oswald, Senior Manager Lead, Demand Planning Operations, Best Buy
  • Michelle Pacynski, Vice President, E-Commerce, Store and Mobility Systems, ULTA Beauty
  • Mike Pemberton, Forecasting and Replenishment Systems Development Manager, Argos
  • Chad Petersen, Director, eCommerce, Carolina Biological Supply
  • Juergen Reimann, Director, Solution Architecture, Global IT, Omni Channel, adidas Group
  • Eduardo Rocco, Process and Project Management Office Manager, Lojas Renner
  • Martin Rodgers, Head of Supply Development, Argos
  • Jeff Rohr, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Helzberg Diamonds
  • Connie Santilli, Vice President, Enterprise Systems and Strategy, The Gap Inc.
  • Eduardo Trujillo, Director of Transformation, 7-Eleven México
  • Robert Weis, Senior Director, E-Commerce Technology, Michael Kors
  • Jeff Wollen, Chief Information Officer, Wiggle
  • Charleen Wood, IT Director, Retail, Customer and Payment Solutions, Burberry

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