President's Keynote over LIVE Video Conference
 
Mark Hurd Mark Hurd
President, Oracle Corporation, USA

Mark Hurd is President of Oracle Corporation and a member of the company's Board of Directors. He joined Oracle in 2010, bringing more than 30 years of technology industry leadership, computer hardware expertise, and executive management experience to his role with the company.

As President, Mr. Hurd oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Oracle's global field operations, including marketing, sales, consulting, alliances and channels, and support. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, and customers. Before joining Oracle, Mr. Hurd served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President of HP, where his focus on customers, innovation, improved operational efficiency and execution led to significant company growth. Prior to that, he spent 25 years at NCR Corporation, where he held a variety of management, operations, sales, and marketing roles, ultimately serving as the company's Chief Executive Officer and President and leading a successful effort to improve operational efficiency, strengthen the product line, and drive growth.


Oracle Leader Keynote
 
Reggie Bradford Reggie Bradford
SVP, Product Development, Oracle
Former Founder & CEO of Vitrue

Veteran technology and management executive Reggie Bradford is SVP of Product Development for Oracle, where he brings more than 20 years of experience across technology, Internet and marketing sectors. Prior to joining Oracle, he was founder and CEO of Vitrue, where he developed the company into the leading provider of social marketing publishing software for global brands and agencies. Vitrue was acquired by Oracle in May 2012 and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle.

During his tenure at Vitrue, he led a team that worked with many of the world's premier global brands such as McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, NBC Sports and American Express, as well as more than 75 agencies worldwide. The Vitrue SRM platform collectively managed its clients' more than one billion social connections in more than 100 countries across 4,500 social accounts. Bradford received several accolades including E&Y Entrepreneur of the year in 2012 and MIT Distinguished Entrepreneur in 2013.

Prior to founding Vitrue, Bradford served as President and board member of TANDBERG Television, an organization of more than 400 employees and more than $100 million in revenues. During his tenure, he led the company to a 40 percent annual growth rate, successfully integrated two major acquisitions, and led the global repositioning of the brand, which was acquired by Ericsson. Bradford also served as the President and CEO of N2 Broadband, the leading provider of open-platform, on-demand entertainment solutions which was acquired by TANDBERG in 2005. Among his many industry accolades and awards, Bradford was named one of Television Week's "10 to Watch" for 2005 and one of the top 10 Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2010 by Business to Business.

Bradford also has extensive marketing-management experience, serving as Chief Marketing Officer at WebMD from 1998 to 2000, including its acquisition by Healtheon. As such, he helped guide company growth from 40 to 4,000 employees and received more than $2 billion in funding. During his tenure at WebMD, Reggie was instrumental in defining interactivity on the web as an early pioneer of social communities. Additionally, he has held various marketing and management positions with Miller Brewing Company.

Bradford received a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Emory University. He serves on numerous advisory and non-profit boards including Mana Health, BrightWhistle, Elemental Technologies, SoloHealth and The Brandery. Bradford resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife Holly and their six children.

Oracle Leader Keynote
 
Rod Johnson Rod Johnson
Group Vice President, Applications & Industry Solution Group, Oracle Corporation, USA

Rod Johnson is Group Vice President of Oracle's Application Business Group, which includes application product marketing, global sales support and industry solution marketing and is responsible for defining Oracle's go-to-market strategy and driving business value into all customer interactions.Mr. Johnson is focused on driving growth of our Software-as-a-Service businesses, and helping to simplify the marketing, sales and delivery of the application portfolio.His team is responsible for the go to market efforts of our Human Capital Management, Customer Experience, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Supply Chain Management product portfolios.

During his 5-year tenure at Oracle, Mr. Johnson has been instrumental in building Oracle's Industry Solution and Key Account strategy.Mr. Johnson was responsible for the development and go-to-market execution of Oracle's Industry Solutions, which are end to end offerings targeted at our customers' most critical business challenges and opportunities. These solutions are focused on enabling our customers create great customer experiences, improve operational execution, and leverage all types of data to improve business insights.He also had the specific responsibility to the development and roll-out of the Oracle Client Advisor organization.The Oracle Client Advisor is a strategic role and investment in our top customers, where Oracle dedicates the role to working hand and hand with key customer executives on strategies, architectures and roadmaps to support key business programs.

Prior to Oracle, Mr Johnson spent 8 years at Gartner Group where he held several key research leadership roles in E-Commerce and Customer Relationship Management practices.In the role, he was a noted thought leader, consulted with hundreds of Global 2000 clients, and regularly spoke at key industry events.His last role was the Vice President and GM, of the EMEA business, where he oversaw all aspects of the business across EMEA from London.

Mr. Johnson started his career working in sales and consulting for several midsized enterprise software firms.He holds a bachelors of arts from Hobart College.

Oracle Opening Address
 
Sandeep Mathur Sandeep Mathur
Managing Director
Oracle India


Sandeep Mathur is Managing Director for Oracle India. Based in Bangalore, Mr. Mathur is responsible for the overall business performance of Oracle in India. Additionally, he will drive Oracle's business in specific industry segments namely government, BFSI and telecom.

Prior to his current role, Sandeep Mathur was Vice President, Technology at Oracle India, managing one of the most successful businesses for Oracle in India. Under his leadership, the technology business (including Database, Database Options and Exadata) grew substantially, maintaining Oracle's #1 position in the relational database management segment in India.

Sandeep Mathur joined Oracle in 2003, as Director, Oracle Direct, North America Sales to spearhead and set up Oracle's offshore inside-sales operations for the North America sales organization. Sandeep has held senior positions in Oracle Asia Pacific where he was responsible for strategy, business development and specialist sales for the Technology business across the region.

Prior to Oracle, Sandeep has been part of senior management teams at Phoenix Global solutions and Lotus Development, an IBM company.

Sandeep holds a B.E in Electronics and Communication from Bangalore University.


Industry Leader Keynote
 
J Satyanarayana Mr. J Satyanarayana, IAS Secretary
DeitY (Department of Electronics and IT), MCIT (Ministry of Communication and IT)
Government of India (GoI)


As Secretary, DeitY, Mr. Mr. J Satyanarayana reports to Cabinet Minister, GoI. Mr. J Satyanarayana is responsible for Policy making and implementation in the area of Electronics and IT for GoI.

Among others, Mr. J Satyanarayana is spearheading some of initiatives like
  • Cloud/ Private Cloud for eGov
  • eGov AppsStore
    • Legacy Applications
    • New Developments
    • Industry Applications
  • Re-orientation of various DeitY organisation, wrt. People-Process-Technology, to make them relevant in current context at par with Industry and current requirements
As CEO of NISG (mentioned below), Mr. J Satyanarayana was part of CVC in 2007 to Oracle HQ.

Mr. J Satyanarayana is a great believer in the concept of Public Private Partnership for execution of e-Governance projects.

In 2003 he founded the National Institute of Smart Governance and his magic and golden hand continued in this nascent institution. During 2003-08, NISG was involved with virtually every important e-Governance initiative of the Government of India, including the computerization of the Ministry of Company Affairs, Passport project, State Data Center, State Wide Area Network, Citizen Service Center, …

Mr. J Satyanarayana has been a pioneer in the field of implementation of e-Governance projects and as early as the late 1990s. Mr. J Satyanarayana implemented Computerization of the Registration Department of Andhra Pradesh, better known as the CARD Project. During 2000-2003, Mr. J Satyanarayana was part of the SWAT e-Governance team of Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh State and he and his team implemented numerous pioneering and landmark e-Governance programs which among others included the e-Seva Project and the e-Procurement platform.

Mr. J Satyanarayana is an IAS officer of the 1977 batch of Andhra Pradesh Cadre, in addition to conceptualising and implementing e-Governance projects, he has contributed extensively to the thought leadership in the e-Governance domain by writing many books, delivering training programs and contributing extensively in seminars and discussion forums on e-Governance.


Customer Leader Keynote
 
Sangita Reddy Sangita Reddy
Executive Director, Operations, Apollo Hospitals Group

Ms. Sangita Reddy is executive director, operations at Apollo Hospitals Group, the largest hospital network in Asia with more than 9,000 beds in 44 locations. With responsibilities that involve policy, growth and strategy, Ms. Reddy is pivotal in directing the group's operations.

In addition, under her stewardship the Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad has emerged as Asia's first Health City. It has done so by introducing multi-dimensional holistic healthcare to India.

Ms. Reddy's inputs are central to the structure and values of the Apollo Culture. She leads the Human Resources and IT functions across the group, with responsibilities extending to all divisions of hospitals within the group. She has also been instrumental in extending community-based hospital projects, with a special focus on rural areas. One of her initiatives has been Apollo Reach, which aims to build a string of secondary care hospitals in rural areas across India.

For more than 20 years, Ms. Reddy has worked in multiple segments of the healthcare sector. She has presented at several international forums including the World Health Congress and Pacific Summit. In doing so, she has earned the respect of international healthcare leaders and has influenced the development of healthcare information technology industry.

Ms. Reddy graduated in science with honors from the Women's Christian College, Chennai. She has taken post-graduate and executive courses in Hospital Administration from Rutgers University and Harvard University in the U.S. and National Singapore University in Singapore. In 1998, she received the Young Manager of the Year Award from the Hyderabad Management Association, and in 2005-06 was awarded the Top Woman Entrepreneur in the Information and Communication Technology Sector by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Ms. Reddy is a member of the Rockfeller Working Group, where she is responsible for Private Healthcare Development. Ms. Reddy is also a director of AHIL, PCR Investments Limited, Apollo Health and Lifestyle, Apollo Mumbai Hospitals Limited, Medvarsity Online Limited, Family Health Plan and Apollo Health Resources Limited and is the Chairperson of Apollo Philanthropy.

Ms Reddy has recently been elected as Head of the Hyderabad division of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Andhra Pradesh State Council and National Head of Healthcare.

Ms Reddy is also on the Board of Oakridge International School.

Ms Reddy is a Member of the World Economic Forum.

Ms Reddy has been recently nominated by the Government of India to be a Member to the Technology Development Board.


Thought Leader Speaker
 
Bhanu Singh Bhanu Singh
Partner, Bain & Company

Bhanu Singh is a vice president and leader in Bain's Technology, IT and Capability Sourcing practices. He rejoined Bain after spending four years running TCG Software (a global IT software services firm). While at TCG he successfully transitioned R&D, IT, support and engineering functions from an onsite to an onsite-offsite-offshore model for a number of companies in the financial services and high-tech markets. Most of these projects involved significant process redesign and change management.

At Bain, Bhanu has worked on growth strategy and operational improvement projects in the financial services, telecom and technology verticals. He has also worked in the private equity group, assisting clients with due diligence and portfolio company strategies in a variety of industries.

Prior to joining Bain, Bhanu worked at Hewlett Packard (HP), HR Strategies (a successful start-up) and DCM Toyota.

Bhanu earned an MBA from the University of Michigan, with highest distinction. He also has a masters in operations research and statistics from Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute, NY. He has a B.Tech in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).




Featured Speakers: Customer Showcase
 
Praveen Sinha Praveen Sinha
Co-founder, Jabong.com
Track: Delight Customers

Praveen Sinha has played a major role in establishing Jabong.com as a successful and fast growing business in India. In his current role, Praveen is a Co- Founder and Managing Director of the company. Praveen's role encompasses looking after the entire operations capability along with finance, human resources, administration, assisted sales and supply chain management. He is an accomplished management consultant and executive with his association and work experience ranging from industry leaders like Mckinsey, Microsoft and Maruti Udyog to diverse small businesses and start-ups. He is a successful turn-around specialist, specializing in not only strategizing but also implementation, improving operations and building management systems and processes. An alumnus of the reputed Delhi College of Engineering and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Praveen brings to the table vast corporate experience with an expertise in building businesses from scratch.

Praveen also has keen interest and expertise in the field of energy efficiency. He has been an energy advisor and auditor for plants in China, Thailand, Taiwan and India across sectors including cement, steel and power plants. Praveen has helped in the formation of Aquabrim, a consumer durable start-up dealing with water management, energy saving and automation. He is highly entrepreneurial and enjoys sharing his work experiences and learning at various forums and institutes.

One of the driving forces behind the formation of Jabong.com was Praveen's sheer passion and interest in the e-commerce sector and its growth potential. His LinkedIn profile has also made it to "Power Profiles 2012: The most Viewed Professionals on LinkedIn in India".


Subramaniam Subramaniam (Mani) Arumugam
Head – Global HR Shared Services and Head HR – Network Services Group, Bharti Airtel Ltd.
Track: Modernize HR

Mr. Subramaniam (Mani) Arumugam comes with over 15 years of rich work experience with leading companies such as Coca Cola, Arthur Andersen, Hutch, Murugappa Group,Tata – AIG, Consim group and Airtel. He is currently the Head – Global HR Shared Services and Head HR –Network Services Group and has been with Airtel for 4 years. Besides focused on HR Services wherein he has been instrumental in rolling out the HR shared services in Africa and focusing in further enhancing employee experience, he has designed and implemented employee engagement model for his BU resulting in higher engagement score and retention of talent. He has been highly acknowledged for taking CSR Initiatives during his stint at UPU, Airtel resulting in UPU circle winning the highly coveted Chairman's award.

Mani started his career with Coca Cola and has held various roles in the HR Function. As Head - HR at TI Cycles, a flagship business division of Murugappa Group, he has enabled org redesign to achieve strategic direction, has partnered in implementing a transformation initiative. Some of his other accomplishments include creating and executing an employee engagement model at Hutch, created end to end HR delivery system and right sizing at Consim Info, a leading Indian Internet Company with multiple B2C commercial portals, and successful finalization of 3 strategic long term settlements, workmen settlement in multiple companies in Coca-Cola and TI Cycles.

Subramaniam Arumugam has done his BA-History (Hons) from Hindu College, Delhi University, followed by MA in History from Delhi University, and completed his PG Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI, Jamshedpur.


Udaysimha Mysore Udaysimha Mysore
APAC Channel Online & RSP Advocacy Manager, Intel
Track: Transform Marketing

Uday has over 18 years' experience in online marketing, marketing communication and campaigns. He has worked for leading IT, content development and new media companies. In his current role at Intel, he owns the global rollout of marketing automation and its adoption for Intel's reseller network. He also drives Intel retail sales person advocacy for the APJ Region. Uday has aBA (Hons) Degree in English from Delhi University and is a PG in Marketing & Sales Management. In his free time he likes to travel, listen to music and read.



Udaysimha Mysore Vijay Sethi
Vice President IS and HR and Chief Information Officer
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

Track: Drive IT innovation

Mr. Sethi is the Vice President IS and HR and Chief Information Officer at Hero MotoCorp Ltd.– World's largest two wheeler manufacturing company. He also serves as a Director on the Board of M/s HMCMM Auto Ltd. (A joint venture of Hero MotoCorp and M/s Magneti Marelli of Italy).

He is a member of various national forums including CII's National Committee on IT, ITeS and e-Commerce, Chairman of MSME subcommittee of CII IT ITeS Committee, Chairman of IT committee of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). He is also a Board member of SAP India User Group (INDUS) and is on the advisory councils of several leading organizations. He is leading the largest industry wise initiative in automotive industry which aims at EDI enabling data exchange between OEMs and auto component manufacturers. He has also been a Member of National Knowledge Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and also a Member of CII Core Group on eInvoicing.

Rated as one of India's Top 5 Most Respected CIOs, he has won several prestigious recognitions including India's Best CIO, CIO of the year, CIO Hall of Fame, Super League CIO, Champion CIO, Global CIO, Global CIO Hall of fame, India's Best IT Manager, Cloud Pioneer, CIO Grandmaster, BI Mastermind and many others.Mr. Sethi has also featured in the list of World's top 50 CIOs, in the list of India's Greatest Corporate Leaders and in the compendium "The Magnificent Heros" - a Coffee Table book featuring India's 20 CIOs.

Mr. Sethi holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Materials Management and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Apart from this he has attended leadership programs organized by leading global institutes including Harvard Business School, Indian School of Business and also has a number of certifications in various areas of management and IT.


Sandeep Mathur Venkata Rao
CIO
Godfrey Phillips India Ltd.

Track : Evolve Development

Venkata Rao is a versatile senior managerial talent with chronicled success of 18+ years with continued career progression and documented history of bridging technical and managerial acumen in turning around of Information Technology with renowned MNC's in the FMCG Industry. Currently spearheading as CIO with Godfrey Philips India, New Delhi.
  • Proven expertise in IT deployment, developing IT strategy, budgets, plans, policies, training and ERP implementation-SAP, Oracle EBS, Peoplesoft, E-Governance, Mobile Applications and PLM implementation strategies for multi-location, multi-manufacturing and distribution locations.
  • Adept in analyzing information system needs, evaluating user requirements, custom designing solutions, and troubleshooting critical issues in the process.
  • Articulate communicator skilled at collaborating with the stakeholders, key decision makers of the organization.
  • Past he has worked in the organizations like ITC, Coromandel Fertilizers Ltd etc
Past he has worked in the organizations like ITC, Coromandel Fertilizers Ltd etc


Sell Smarter – Customer Showcase Speaker
 
Prasanna Bhalerao Prasanna Bhalerao
VP and Global Head
Oracle and Emerging Applications Practice

KPIT Technologies Limited
Track: Sell Smarter


Prasanna Bhalerao is Associate Vice President at KPIT Technologies Limited. He is a core member of the Integrated Enterprise Solutions (IES) SBU. Prasanna has over 28 years of industry experience in Manufacturing, Distribution and SCM. He has over 14 years of experience in implementing custom and bolt-on modules to the Oracle e-Business Suite of Applications and has excelled in various roles across project execution, consulting, client relationship and business development. Prasanna has been involved vin building solutions focused on Manufacturing, Distributions, Licensing and Entitlement Management, Order to Cash, Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Collaborative Planning and Supply Chain Analytics. For over a decade now, Prasanna has been working with a wide variety of clients in the Manufacturing, Hi-Technology and ISV verticals with companies such as Cummins, Electronic Arts, Symantec, Fujitsu, Activision, IDEC Corporation, etc.

Prasanna was also involved in one of the most complex data migration during the merging of two huge Oracle 11i instances resulting out of acquisition of Veritas Software by Symantec Corporation. His domain and technical expertise was instrumental in solving several key functional and technical issues at Symantec in the area of CRM, Core Contracts, Service Contracts, Sales and Distribution, Electronic Fulfillment, Licensing and Entitlements and integration with 3PL (Digital River).

Earlier, Prasanna played a major part in some major projects. He was involved in one of the major cross-platform upgrade of Oracle e-Business Suite (rel. 11 on HP/UX to rel. 11i on Intel/Linux) at Electronic Arts. The project was a grand success and Prasanna technical expertise played one of the key roles in the upgrade process that involved over 4000 custom objects, 400GB of data and adherence to a strict deadline and system downtime window.

At KPIT, Prasanna focuses and manages the Fusion Applications practice including Oracle Sales and Service Cloud, expanding the business horizons, pre-sales support and business development, Domain Consulting and building Value Added Solutions.


Partner Showcase Speaker: Delight Customers Track
 
Biplab Adhya Biplab Adhya
VP and Global Head
Oracle and Emerging Applications Practice


Biplab Adhya is Vice President and Global Head, Oracle and Emerging Applications Practice of Wipro Technologies.

In this role, Biplab is responsible for strategy, sales and operations for IT Services offerings of Oracle applications. His approach centers on helping the organization achieve business results through differentiating initiatives like – developing industry solutions, redefining service delivery models, building strategic partnerships, transformational changes in the operational efficiency, people collaboration and engagement. Biplab has more than 16 years of Business Process and IT consulting experience.

Biplab holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India and an MBA with majors in Finance and Systems from IIM Bangalore, India. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.


Featured Speakers: Modernize Finance and Back Office Track:
 
Mark Hurd Greg Sheen
Vice President, Product Management
Supply Chain Management, (SCM)
Japan & Asia Pacific
Oracle, Seoul, S Korea


Mark Hurd is President of Oracle Corporation and a member of the company's Board of Directors. He joined Oracle in 2010, bringing more than 30 years of technology industry leadership, computer hardware expertise, and executive management experience to his role with the company.

As President, Mr. Hurd oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Oracle's global field operations, including marketing, sales, consulting, alliances and channels, and support. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, and customers. Before joining Oracle, Mr. Hurd served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President of HP, where his focus on customers, innovation, improved operational efficiency and execution led to significant company growth. Prior to that, he spent 25 years at NCR Corporation, where he held a variety of management, operations, sales, and marketing roles, ultimately serving as the company's Chief Executive Officer and President and leading a successful effort to improve operational efficiency, strengthen the product line, and drive growth.


Hirak Kayal Hirak Kayal
Vice President, Product Management and Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
Japan & Asia Pacific Oracle, Bengaluru, India


Hirak Kayal is Vice President – Applications Outbound Product Management at Oracle India. Hirak's prime responsibility is to drive Applications success and particularly Fusion Application adoption in India. In this role, Hirak plays a crucial link between field organization and development and assist in the development and execution strategy of new application releases in the market. Hirak is also responsible for Fusion Project Portfolio Management across Asia Pacific and Japan. He is responsible for providing thought leadership perspective and subject matter expertise around Fusion Project Portfolio Management and ensures successful adoption by customers.

Hirak joined Oracle in 2012 from Wipro Technologies where he was heading the CRM and Fusion Applications practice globally. Before this, he successfully led Wipro's global relationship with Oracle. Prior to Wipro, Hirak has worked in Pricewaterhouse Coopers and IBM. Hirak has over 20 years of industry experience with more than a decade in leadership roles driving Oracle Applications business.

Hirak holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) and did his post-graduate studies in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management (Kolkata).


Shridar Jayakumar Shridar Jayakumar
Program Director, Enterprise Performance Management & Business Intelligence (BI)
Asia Pacific Oracle, Singapore


Shridar Jayakumar is the Program Director for Oracle Business Analytics, handling Asia Pacific strategy around leading edge technologies, solutions and market trends in Analytics. Based in Singapore, his focus has been in process re-engineering, systems strategy and implementing technology enabled best practices, in particular around analytics. He has a MSc in O.R. from the London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.


Reggie Bradford Reggie Bradford
SVP, Product Development, Oracle
Former Founder & CEO of Vitrue


Rod Johnson Rod Johnson
Group Vice President, Applications & Industry Solution Group, Oracle Corporation, USA


Featured Speakers in the Modernize HR Track:
 
Aaron Green Aaron Green
Senior Director, HCM Product Strategy Oracle Corporation,USA

Aaron Green is the Senior Director of Global Strategy at Oracle. In this capacity, Mr. Green researches and identifies emerging trends in the practice of Human Resources and works to deliver industry-leading technology solutions. Mr. Green speaks extensively around the world with an emphasis on shifting workforce demographics. Prior to joining Oracle in 2004, Mr. Green held a variety of leadership positions in Human Resources at Sun Microsystems, Logitech and Lexmark International. Mr. Green previously held posts in Asia and Western Europe.


Sandeep Mathur John Hansen
Vice President, Product Management, Human Capital Management (HCM), JAPAC and ANZ Oracle, Brisbane, Australia

John is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute, is MBA-qualified and holds a Masters of Organizational Development and Strategic HR. He has worked extensively with customers based in the USA, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand and is responsible for Oracle's portfolio of HCM solutions in the JAPAC region.


Sandeep Mathur Daniel Royston
Principal Sales Consultant, HCM & HCM Cloud Solutions
Oracle Corporation, Sydney, Australia


As a senior HR Executive, your biggest challenge is to provide knowledge, processes, & tactics to attract & retain the best people. When you can harness outstanding talent, you contribute massively to your organization's revenue & bottom line.

However, as the war for talent grows, & budgets get slashed, you might be struggling to build a talent strategy that delivers on your organization's current & future needs. You might even find it hard to understand emerging technologies such as SaaS, Mobile & Social, & how they can help you achieve your HR objectives.

For the last 10 years, I have worked with a large number of HR & Talent Executives throughout Asia Pacific, providing guidance & best practices in all aspects of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, & Talent Development.

In every case, I have helped my clients identify & implement world-class recruiting tools & insights, grow their quality of hires, improve internal mobility, & develop talent pipelines – while saving them thousands of dollars in operational costs.

I work for Oracle, a global leader in Human Capital Management (HCM) & cloud-based Talent solutions. We offer HR executives reliable solutions that:
  • Attract & retain your best people, with flexible, workflow-driven talent management
  • Leverage the Cloud for flexibility, efficiency, & fast deployment
  • Generate strong employee attachment & engagement, while reducing turnover
  • Improve collaboration, support, & interaction between managers & employees within your organization.
We provide a complete & integrated HCM solution, focusing on workforce optimisation, workforce rewards, worker interaction, & talent management.


Transform Marketing, Sell Smarter and Delight Customers Track:
 
Featured Speakers : Transform Marketing
 
Jill Rowley Jill Rowley
Principal, Social Selling & Social Business Evangelism & Enablement
Global Oracle Corporation USA


After spending 6 years in Consulting and 13 years in Sales at Salesforce.com and Eloqua, Jill made a pivot in her career to lead Oracle's Social Selling initiative. She's responsible for evangelizing and enabling Oracle's global sales team on the Why, What and How of Social Selling. Jill was an award winning, top selling sales executive who utilized social media in her selling process. She mastered the art, and a result, is one of the most referenced experts in today's shifting world of B2B sales and marketing.

From LinkedIn to Twitter to YouTube to SlideShare to Facebook, Jill practices the ABCs of Social Selling: Always Be Connecting and Curating quality content. She defines the modern sales professional as an information concierge, a content connoisseur, insights professional, and a mini-marketer with a personal brand.


Neil Wilson Neil Wilson
Vice President, Business Development
Oracle Corporation, USA


Mr. Wilson currently serves as the Oracle Eloqua Vice President of Global Alliances & Channels where he leads a team of marketing automation focused business development directors. Mr. Wilson is responsible for the development and execution of geographic and industry specific revenue-generating partner business development initiatives. In this role he works closely with global and regional system integrators, digital communication agencies and revenue performance management consultancies. Mr. Wilson joined Oracle Corporation in 2006 by way of the acquisition of Siebel Systems. He has held multiple leadership positions during his tenure with Oracle and most recently in FY'13 led the first North American Applications Customer Experience Alliances and Channels team. In that role he and his team built a partner ecosystem that developed and executed new cross pillar CX go to market solutions and strategies. Previous to that role Mr. Wilson ran the North American Enterprise Alliances & Channels team that created industry specific CRM, ERP and BI initiatives that resulted in Partner influenced revenues in excess of $400M annually. Prior to joining Siebel, Mr. Wilson held executive management roles with two mobile communications software development companies and an eMarketing, eService and eCommerce ASP. Additionally, Mr. Wilson served as a Vice President at EDS helping found and lead their digital new media division which brought together business, design and technology consultants. Mr. Wilson started his career developing marketing and communication strategies for Fortune 500 brands while at Foote, Cone & Belding and NW Ayer in Chicago. Mr. Wilson brings a unique set of customer centric sales, marketing and delivery skills acquired from his software and services experience. Mr. Wilson holds an MBA from the Kelley School of Management at Indiana University, and earned a BS in Economics & International Relations from the University of Wisconsin. Finally, Mr. Wilson is a graduate of the Players Workshop of the Second City Theater in Chicago.


Will Griffith Will Griffith
Sales Director, Marketing Cloud Asia Pacific
Oracle Sydney, Australia


Will is Sales Director Marketing Cloud for Applications at Oracle Corporation. Will is responsible for new logo acquisition and existing customer retention within APAC. Will joined Oracle in 2013, through the acquisition of Eloqua . With Eloqua, Will re-located from the UK to Sydney in 2012 to lead the growth of the region. Prior to this relocation Will was responsible for sales of Eloqua in the UK Enterprise market. Prior to his tenure at Eloqua will held business development and sales positions in various marketing technology businesses including Email Vision and RedEye. Will holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree from The University of London.


Featured Speakers : Sell Smarter Track
 
Jill Rowley Jill Rowley
Principal, Social Selling & Social Business Evangelism & Enablement
Global Oracle Corporation USA


After spending 6 years in Consulting and 13 years in Sales at Salesforce.com and Eloqua, Jill made a pivot in her career to lead Oracle's Social Selling initiative. She's responsible for evangelizing and enabling Oracle's global sales team on the Why, What and How of Social Selling. Jill was an award winning, top selling sales executive who utilized social media in her selling process. She mastered the art, and a result, is one of the most referenced experts in today's shifting world of B2B sales and marketing.

From LinkedIn to Twitter to YouTube to SlideShare to Facebook, Jill practices the ABCs of Social Selling: Always Be Connecting and Curating quality content. She defines the modern sales professional as an information concierge, a content connoisseur, insights professional, and a mini-marketer with a personal brand.


Featured Speaker: Delight Customers
 
Arvindh Balakrishnan Arvindh Balakrishnan
Vice President, Application Business Group, Customer Experience (CX) and CRM, Worldwide
Oracle Corporation, USA


Arvindh Balakrishnan manages the CX applications business group in Oracle. In this role, he guides and supports Oracle's CX go to market efforts across verticals globally. In previous roles in Oracle, he has managed Oracle's life sciences industry business unit, Oracle's consulting sales in life sciences, and delivery and sales of services to high tech accounts amongst others. He joined Oracle in 1996 after completing three years in the Ph.D. program at Texas A&M as Deans Fellow, operations research. Prior to that, he completed his M.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from IIT, Madras.


Chandru Relwani Chandru Relwani
Senior Director - Product Management
ASEAN and Customer Experience (CX)
JAPAC Oracle, Singapore


Chandru Relwani is Senior Director – CRM Applications Product Management for Asia-Pacific and Japan at Oracle Corporation. Chandru is responsible for all CRM Applications interactions between the Japan and Asia Pacific Field organizations and Development. Tasks undertaken by the Product Management group include such diverse responsibilities as defining the go-to-market initiatives for CRM, Product demonstrations, Applications Architecture definitions, Field Readiness for all staff and Partners for CRM Applications, Country and Industry specific localizations to products, and customer escalations. Chandru is also a member of the ASEAN Applications Management team.

Chandru joined Oracle in 2004, as Director CRM Applications Centre of Excellence (ACE) team. As Director, CRM ACE team, Chandru was responsible for driving key CRM initiatives across Asia-Pacific and engaging in strategic accounts to provide a holistic approach to customer management in a diverse range of industries. Chandru has also held the position of CRM Practice Director, Asia, managing the CRM practice of Oracle Consulting Services. In this role, post the Siebel Systems acquisition, Chandru was responsible for building the CRM consulting and delivery practice across multiple geographies including Greater China, India and ASEAN. More recently, Chandru was managing the ASEAN Sales Consulting team, where he was managing the applications pre-sales team covering the Oracle applications portfolio (ERP, CRM, BI, etc.)

Prior to his tenure at Oracle, he held the roles of Senior Engagement Manager at Siebel Systems, Program Manager at Standard Chartered Bank and Principal Consultant at Price Waterhouse Management Consultants.

Chandru holds a Master of Science degree in Data Communications, Network and Distributed Systems from University College, London University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mathematics and Computing Science from the Polytechnic of North London.


Alex Patison Alex Patison
APAC Product Champion - Service Cloud (RightNow)
Asia Pacific Oracle, Sydney, Australia


Alex Patison is the APAC Product Champion for Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow). Alex was with RightNow Technologies for 5 years before its acquisition by Oracle Corporation. Alex continues to work with Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) with a focus on knowledge management and multi-channel customer experience.

Based in Sydney, Alex has worked on Customer Experience activities for a range of clients including Qantas, Optus (Australia), Telecom New Zealand, Vodafone NZ, Nikon (Singapore), Make My Trip (India) as well as public sector agencies such as Department of Immigration (Australia), and many universities across Australia and New Zealand such as LaTrobe University (Australia), University of New England (Australia), and the University of Wellington (NZ).


Sanjiv Mahesh Sanjiv Mahesh
Regional Sales Consulting Director
Oracle, Hyderabad, India


Sanjiv is responsible for driving Oracle's leadership position for CRM Applications across Asia Pacific. He has two decades of Solutions Consulting experience globally with Siebel Systems & Oracle in New York and India driving CRM initiatives for leading companies such as Tata Motors, Daimler Chrysler Benz, Hyundai, Merrill Lynch, and J.P. Morgan Chase etc. Sanjiv has extensive experience in the Manufacturing and automotive industry supporting and delivering strategy on cross segment customer needs and market opportunities. Sanjiv received his Masters in Computer Science from Western Connecticut University in USA and his Bachelors in Applied Science - Information Science from Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.


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Sandeep Mathur Andy Chow
Senior Director, Industries, Business Process Management (BPM) & Advanced Technology, Asia Pacific, Oracle, Hong Kong


Andy Chow is a Senior Director at Oracle focusing on creating and promoting end to end business solutions for different Industries.In his current capacity, Mr. Chow is responsible for driving the Industry Architects team to interact with customers and help them to differentiate for the Asia Pacific Division.Mr. Chow also manages the Solutions and Technology Architects team for APAC.

Mr. Chow joined Oracle (BEA Systems) in 2004 as Senior Architect, Mr. Chow was responsible for solution selling to key customers of BEA. Mr. Chow has also held the position of Manager for Telecommunication Solution Architects team during his career in Oracle.

Prior to his tenure in Oracle, he was a Manager at Deloitte Consulting focusing on the communication industry and led several large scale projects from start to conclusion.He was also a Software Engineer at IBM Toronto Lab.

Mr. Chow has more than 16 years of experience in the IT industry. He has an MBA degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor of Math from University of Waterloo in Canada.


Javed Beg Javed Beg
Group Product Manager, Identity and Access Management
Oracle India


Javed beg is a Group Product Manager at Oracle focusing on building the strategy and roadmap of Identity and Access Management products. In his current capacity, Javed leads a team of product managers who collectively execute as a synergized group focusing on IAM product pillars like Oracle Identity Governance and Oracle Access Management. This Team's portfolio also includes streamlining of Lifecycle architecture aspects like Install, High Availability, Migration, Manageability, Patching and Upgrade. They also work in strong propinquity with large number of customers and system integrators worldwide, for catalyzing their success in deploying Oracle IAM in production environments, secure enterprise IT and transform business.

Javed joined offshore division of Oracle (Thor Tech) in 2003 as Senior Member of Technical Staff, where he was responsible for architecting and developing key modules of Oracle Identity Governance products. Thereafter, he had an exciting journey in the world of Oracle IAM, playing the roles of Technical lead, Development manager, Product Architect and eventually landed him in the exhilarating career of Product Management.

Javed has 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He has pursued Master of Science (By Research) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.


Venkata Ravipati Venkata Ravipati
Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle Fusion Middleware
Japan & Asia Pacific, Oracle India


Venkata Ravipati is Senior Director of product management for Oracle Fusion Middleware. In his current role, Mr. Ravipati is responsible for defining product strategy, requirements and go-to-market growth initiatives for Oracle's middleware products for Japan and Asia Pacific with Exalogic, IaaS and PaaS as focus areas of responsibilities.

Since joining Oracle in 1997, Mr. Ravipati has held various positions in product development, and product management and product strategy. Prior to the current role, Mr.Ravipati was part of founding team that started Oracle Application server group within Oracle that grew into Oracle Fusion Middleware, holding responsibilities for J2EE App server, SOA and Grid engineering product management. Before that, he was part Oracle Real Application Cluster core development team responsible for distributed cache fusion development.

Mr. Ravipati started his career at Oracle as an architect in the Oracle Interconnect product development team responsible for developing Oracle Interconnect which is bundled with oracle E-business suite 11i. Prior to Oracle, Mr.Ravipati worked as a software engineer at HP developing ORB and Message broker.

Mr. Ravipati holds a bachelor's of technology degree in chemical engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India, and Master's degree in computer science and engineering.


Elie Wazen Elie Wazen
Consulting Technical Director
Asia Pacific, Oracle, Singapore


Elie is Director of Fusion Implementation Solutions at Oracle Corporation. As the representative of Fusion Architecture in Key Account implementations, one of Elie's roles is to ensure the successful deployment of Fusion Applications on the Oracle Cloud by managing Oracle's relationship with customers and partners. In his current role, Elie is also responsible for directing customer experiences back into the development labs of Oracle and implementing product and process enhancements. Prior to assuming this role, Elie ran the Industry Solutions Consulting Practice of Oracle in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), leading a specialized team of consultants and designing several innovative vertical solutions focus was on Aviation MRO and Logistics in both the civilian and military space. He has lead and successfully delivered as Program Manager one of the largest Aviation related projects in the Middle East region in 2010, and has worked very closely with multiple Airlines in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Amit Chaudhry Amit Chaudhry
Sr. Director, Product Management
Oracle Corporation, USA


Amit has deep understanding of cloud computing having spent last 5 years in this space in both product management and product marketing functions. In current capacity, Amit is the lead member of the product management team that is responsible for defining and executing Oracle Cloud Services across IaaS and PaaS offerings. He is responsible for building awareness and mind share for Oracle Cloud Platform with sales, partners and developers.. Prior to his current role, Amit Chaudhry was Principal at Amazon Web Services, where he was responsible for partner marketing and driving business through AWS ISV partner ecosystem by helping partners monetize their solutions built on AWS platform.

Amit holds BTech. In Mechanical Engg from NIT Kurukshetra and MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila Philippines.


Ramesh Bhattiprolu Ramesh Bhattiprolu
Senior Director, Product Management Cloud Management
Oracle, India

Ramesh Bhattiprolu is a Senior Director, Product Management for Cloud Management in Oracle Development organization. He engages with Customers around the world who are interested in setting up Cloud Services in their data centers. Some of the Customers he worked with and have become Oracle References in the Cloud arena are – GE Healthcare, Lawrence Livermore Labs, Korea Telecom, NAV – Norway, HDFC Bank etc.


Chaitanya Koratamaddi Chaitanya Koratamaddi
Principal Product Manager, Oracle Application Express
Oracle, Hyderabad, India


Chaitanya is a Principal Product Manager for Oracle Application Express. He joined Oracle in 2005.

Chaitanya has extensive knowledge and experience on various Oracle technologies such as Oracle Application Express.

Oracle SQL Developer, SQL Developer Data Modeler, Oracle XML DB,and Oracle Database XE. Chaitanya also contributed to curriculum in the areas of SQL,PL/SQL,XML,Oracle Application Express,and Oracle SQL Developer.

Chaitanya is a regular speaker at various conferences like Oracle Develop,OTN Developer Days, AIOUG, and user groups.


Jobinesh Purushothaman Jobinesh Purushothaman
Consulting, Solutions Architect
Application Development Framework
Oracle India


Jobinesh Purushothaman works with Oracle as Consulting Solutions Architect for Application Development Framework. He is involved in design and architectural decisions of various products using ADF and Java EE technologies, and occasionally he speaks at industry conferences such as Oracle Open World, Java One and Oracle Technology Network events. Jobinesh also spends time on training and mentoring developers on ADF and Java technologies. He has authored a book on Oracle ADF entitled "Oracle ADF Real World Developer's Guide" as well, published by Packtpub in Oct 2012.