December 03 - 06, 2019
Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Introducing our 2019 Speaker Committee

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Jeffrey Ma
Jeffrey Ma
Former Vice President, Data Science/ Analytics, Predictive Analytics Expert & Kingpin of the famous
Twitter, ESPN & MIT Blackjack Team
Adeel Fudda
Adeel Fudda
Senior Director, Global Automation Global Services
Becton Dickinson

2019 SPEAKER FACULTY


Pamela J. Wolfe
Chief, Enterprise Services Division NASA Shared Services Center
NASA
Samuel Best
Samuel Best
Assistant Vice President, Business Automation
GM Financial
Darin Munn
Darin Munn
Automation Implementation Lead
Agilify
George Leu
George Leu
Global Order Management Automation Technology Leader, Global Customer Collaboration, P&G - Global Business Services
Procter & Gamble
Craig Ackerman
Craig Ackerman
Head of the Global RPA Practice
Chazey Partners
Tim Dorren
Tim Dorren
Group Manager, NA Accounting & Finance Shared Services
Toyota Motor North America
Mary Terese Agoglia Hoeltzel
Mary Terese Agoglia Hoeltzel
CPA, Senior Vice President, Tax & Global Chief Accounting Officer
Cigna Corporation
Binu Surendranath
Binu Surendranath
Global Process Owner - Finance Payout
Microsoft
James Bowen
Senior Vice President, IT Global Services
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Tom Marasheski
Tom Marasheski
Director, Quality Management & Process Excellence, Global Marketing Operations
Merck
Jason Kammer
Jason Kammer
Director of Intelligent Automation
Fifth Third Bank
Jill Finlayson
Jill Finlayson
Director, Women in Technology Initiative
University of California
Meagan O’Leary
Meagan O’Leary
Director, Data Management, Services Business Operations
Microsoft
Vince DiMascio
Vince DiMascio
Chief Technology Officer
Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP
Mini Suri
Mini Suri
Former Head of Center of Excellence for Intelligent Automation
Uber
Raj Polanki
Raj Polanki
Head of Analytics & Data Science
Wacker Chemical Corporation
Matt Koester
Matt Koester
RPA & Automation Lead
Houston Methodist Hospital
Katrina White
Katrina White
Senior Manager, Business Process Automation CoE
The Boeing Company
Dr. Laz Mederos
Dr. Laz Mederos
Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics
ADP
Tim Sheriden
Tim Sheriden
Chief Accounting Officer
CIGNA Healthcare
Anoop Prasanna
Anoop Prasanna
Director - Head of Intelligent Automation, Global Business Services – Enterprise Automation Services
Walmart
Yatima Kapil
Yatima Kapil
Assistant Vice President
MetLife
Vanida Rattanaphasouk
Vanida Rattanaphasouk
Business Process Lead – Talent Acquisition
Coca-Cola
Bill Hemmerly
Bill Hemmerly
RPA Lead
Darden Restaurants
Joel Nichols
Joel Nichols
Senior Director, IT
ElevatBio
Alex Mansur
Sr. Manager – Automation Engineering | Financial Crimes Risk Management
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Nagy Somasetty
Nagy Somasetty
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & RPA Solution Architect
AIG
Steve Carpenter
Steve Carpenter
Executive Director, Global Business Services Digital
Merck
Scott Gillan
Scott Gillan
Executive Director, Transformation & Service Management, Enterprise Financial Services
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies
Ryan Davis
Ryan Davis
Senior Vice President, Procurement Management
Bank of America
Sameer Naik
Sameer Naik
SAP Technology & Intelligent Automations Leader
Conagra Brands
Cindy Pauls
Cindy Pauls
CMA, Director of Shared Services
Borden Dairy Company
Jason Conde
Jason Conde
Director, Intelligent Automation
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Kamal Chin
Kamal Chin
Senior Manager, Intelligent Automation
LinkedIn
Richie Daigle
Richie Daigle
Group Director, Automation & Analytics
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Linda Kulhanek
Linda Kulhanek
CPA, MBA, Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Houston Methodist Hospital
Richard Mackey
Richard Mackey
Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Intalere
Andy Quick
Andy Quick
Director of Automation
Entergy
Jomel Angat
Jomel Angat
Product Owner, Smart Process Automation & Robotics Center (RPA & Artificial Intelligence)
Fannie Mae
Narain Jayasekaran
Narain Jayasekaran
Global Digital Transformation Leader – Finance
Mars Inc.
AJ Bernstein
AJ Bernstein
Director, Finance Transformation and Compliance
Facebook, Inc.
Henry Lyles
Henry Lyles
Director, Global Business Services, Automation COE Lead
McDonald’s Corporation
Jim Waddell
Jim Waddell
Corporate Controller
Bose Corporation
Rene E. Laurencot
Rene E. Laurencot
Senior Information Manager, IM – Information Management, CTS – Clinical Trials Solutions, GPD – Global Product Development
Pfizer
Beth Bourg
Beth Bourg
Senior Product Marketing Manager
FortressIQ
Damo Vasudevan
Damo Vasudevan
Senior Solutions Architect
FortressIQ
John Grigg
John Grigg
Network Operations Lead at MITSC-Res
AT&T
Dr Linda Delbridge
Dr Linda Delbridge
Director of Business Development Automation
Information Services Group (ISG)
Curt Burghardt
Curt Burghardt
Vice President, HR Shared Services & HR Systems
Unum
John Cottongim
John Cottongim
Co-Founder & COO
Roots Automation
Phil Searle
Phil Searle
Founder & CEO
Chazey Partners
Kent Andrews
Kent Andrews
Director of Professional Services
Agilify
Adrian Popescu
InfoSec RPA Lead
Fannie Mae
Jairo Quiros
Jairo Quiros
Vice President Global Shared Services & Site Leader - Costa Rica SSC
Equifax
Scott Furlong
Scott Furlong
Partner, Head of Business Advisory Services
Information Services Group (ISG)
Harish Ramaswamy
Harish Ramaswamy
Manager of Enterprise Initiative Support – RPA
Lowes
Lee Coulter
Lee Coulter
Chair
the IEEE Working Group on IA Standards
Heather King
Heather King
Divisional Director, SSON & Intelligent Automation Divisions
IQPC
Akbar Thobani
Akbar Thobani
Global Lead Intelligent Automation and Ai
PepsiCo
Jason Kammer
Jason Kammer
Director of Intelligent Automation
Fifth Third Bank
Chair: Shipra Mitra
Chair: Shipra Mitra
Director of Intelligent Automation
EPAM
Barbara Hodge
Barbara Hodge
Global Online & Digital Content Editor
SSON
Emma Beaumont
Emma Beaumont
Chief Marketing Officer
AntWorks
Stefan Rank
Stefan Rank
Director Global innovation
DHL
Ali Ahmad, PhD
Ali Ahmad, PhD
Director
Louisiana Community and Technical College System- Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Heather Roche
Heather Roche
Solutions Delivery Manager
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Damien Frennet
Damien Frennet
Vice President - Americas
Softomotive
Kristin Aguiar-Burns
Kristin Aguiar-Burns
Cyber Security Director- Transformation, Simplification, & Delivery (TSD)
Fannie Mae
Jennifer Coursey
Jennifer Coursey
Assistant Director of HR Information Systems
Tulane University
Sateesh Seetharamiah
Sateesh Seetharamiah
Vice President and Global Product Head
EdgeVerve
Rebecca Dietrich
Manager, Enterprise Architecture
Eastman Chemical Company
Mark Waugh Jr.
Automation Central Manager
Eastman Chemical Company
Jeff Frame
Jeff Frame
Director for Continuous Process Improvement & Agile Process Management
The RiverStone Group
Sal Giambanco
Sal Giambanco
Advisor
Omidyar Network
Avi Bhagtani
Avi Bhagtani
Director of Product Marketing, AI & Cognitive Automation
Automation Anywhere
Sudhir Sen
Sudhir Sen
Founder & Products Head
JiffyRPA
Joel Krishnan
Joel Krishnan
Senior Manager
EPAM
Albert Rees
Albert Rees
Senior VP of Business Consulting
EPAM
Dana Zeller
Dana Zeller
Head of Banking Operations
Bank Leumi USA
Adam Smykowski
Adam Smykowski
Operational Efficiency Initiatives Lead
Bank Leumi USA
Reggie Twigg
Reggie Twigg
Director of Product Marketing
ABBYY
Dave Houston
Dave Houston
Director
ISG
Nicole Ostrander
Nicole Ostrander
Enterprise Solution Consultant
Signavio
James Michels
Senior Software Engineer
FortressIQ
Tom Wilde
Tom Wilde
CEO
Indico
Tamra Butler
Tamra Butler
Robotic Process Automation Manager
Southwest Airlines
Valerie Rodriguez
Valerie Rodriguez
RPA Consultant
SouthWest Airlines
Lourdes Ramirez
Lourdes Ramirez
Robotic Process Automation Technology
SouthWest Airlines
James Michels
Senior Software Engineer
FortressIQ