Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

The Largest Premier Gathering of Enterprise Architecture Leaders & Executives sharing key solutions to current & future challenges

Speakers

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer

More about Daniel

Scott Ambler

Consulting Methodologist

More about Scott

Sunil Mysore KempeGowda

Principal Enterprise Architect - Digital & Innovation

More about Sunil

Julian Day

Founder and Consultant

More about Julian

Uche Nwaukwa

Customer Engineer I Google Cloud I UK&I

More about Uche

Abol Froushan

Senior Enterprise Architect

More about Abol

Jeff Cohen

CEO & Founder

More about Jeff

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer, MEGA International

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 16:00 - 16:30 pm

Biography

For over 20 years, Dan Hebda has been at the forefront of technology innovation that helps businesses meet their strategic goals. In his current position as Chief Strategy Officer for MEGA International, he drives the company’s strategy, focusing on formulating product direction that meets evolving market needs for business transformation software solutions.

Dan has led many complex programs in business transformation, from the perspective of enterprise architecture and change management. Through his expertise, he helps organizations begin projects faster and deliver ROI sooner. His background in business architecture, process analysis, technical architecture, application integration, and product customization has helped him guide companies in their strategic initiatives and use enterprise architecture to produce valuable business outcomes.

Scott Ambler

Consulting Methodologist, Ambysoft Inc.

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 14th February 2023 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Scott Ambler is the co-founder of Disciplined Agile (DA), which was acquired by Project Management Institute (PMI) in August 2019. The DA tool kit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK) that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams and enterprises choose their “way of working” in a context-specific way. Together, PMI and DA offer a unique and unparalleled value proposition to stakeholders who are committed to improving their personal, team and enterprise agility.
 
In addition to his work on the DA tool kit, he is the creator of the Agile Modeling (AM) (AgileModeling.com) method and Agile Data (AD) (AgileData.org) methods. He has also (co-) authored several books, including Choose Your WoW!, An Executive's Guide to Disciplined Agile, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Refactoring Databases, Agile Modeling, and The Elements of UML 2.0 Style.
 
As a frequent conference keynote, he speaks about Lean/Agile Enterprises, Scaling Agile Software Development, and Disciplined Agile (DA).

Sunil Mysore KempeGowda

Principal Enterprise Architect - Digital & Innovation, Cloudtechinfo

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 15th February 2023 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Sunil Mysore Kempegowda, a digital transformation professional, has implemented digital transformation programs enabled by enterprise architectural practices across APAC in commercial and government spaces. Key Domains: Finance, Health, Education, Environment, Accounting, VoD, etc.

Based on his real-life field research got my PhD for his thesis, "Enterprise architecture driven approach for digital transformation of modern organization", authored a book ", Enterprise Architecture in the Era of Disruptive Digital Technologies" and multiple publications.

Have delivered corporate training on TOGAF, IT4IT, ArchiMate, PMP, ITIL, etc.

Julian Day

Founder and Consultant, Dalton Day Kandola Limited

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 15th February 2023 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Julian is a Solution Architect with a flair for the creative. He has considerably more hair than Will, but less than Jatinder.

His career has led him to many different clients where his love of technology and ability to think in creative ways have allowed him to provide clarity, fresh thinking and ideas to the delivery of products.

His skillset involves knowledge of all aspects of system design, working in challenging environments across multiple suppliers and experience of most modern product development techniques.

Julian is at his most content when grappling with something complex and likes to focus on rapid delivery using experiment led design.

Uche Nwaukwa

Customer Engineer I Google Cloud I UK&I , Google

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 14th February 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

I studied Computing at the University of Nigeria with 15+ year experience (post-degree) in software development, infrastructure and devops.  Key to my growth are hands-on and strategic roles in global fintechs, banks, ISV's, telecommunications, and OEM's including Microsoft, IBM and Google.  I have been privileged to advise execs and techies alike on architecture best practices in the financial services industry, dominantly.  Besides, I have been graced to wear the shoes of an enterprise architect and also, a CTO driving bespoke architectures to meet stringent SLO's and SLA's.   Having recorded positive changes in  monetizing digital assets, I have come to a personal conclusion that tomorrow's digital companies would rise, or fall, on how performant, compliant, secured, reliable and operationally flexible their architectures are in the marketplace. I am an avid learner and chess player.

Abol Froushan

Senior Enterprise Architect, Wallgreens Boots Alliance

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 14th February 2023 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Abol is a passionate advocate of consumer data sovereignty using decentralised identity supported by digital wallet and speaks on the subject. Driving decentralised identity initiatives for multi-brand CPG, Retail and Pharmacy sectors. He is currently the Senior EA for No7 and Global Brands at Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

He started his 25 year career in IT as an dot.com entrepreneur before joining IBM to architect the transformation of their Global Services brand as their Business Architect in EMEA. He went on to deliver change agenda and leadership at client organisations in Banking and Insurance in consulting engagements at IBM Business Consulting. 

At Legal & General plc, Abol delivered £30m benefit addressing 20m customer base, to enable their digital strategy through architecture initiatives (contact centre transformation, User Experience Platform selection, customer data and marketing analytic roadmaps). 

As Senior Director of Enterprise Architecture at CWT, with the aim of delivering friction free traveller experience for 10m business travellers of Fortune 500 clients, Abol led GDPR and CRM Transformation architectures. Building decentralised identity initiatives to step up traveller experience for agility and improved privacy. 

Recently at Admiral Insurance, he delivered architecture and roadmap for their 7m customer digital domain with a focus on CX backed by insight.

Jeff Cohen

CEO & Founder, C-level Roundtable

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 14th February 2023 | 08:50 - 09:00 am

Biography

Developing leaders and teams with an ownership mindset is the key to market leadership.  Jeff Cohen, founder of six businesses, now presents Count-On-Able as the new and rapid success framework that guides CEOs and their teams to lead. 

Jeff is a seasoned Executive with over 20 years as CEO and has worked with over 300 CEO’s, Business Owners and Executives. He is a sought-after Coach, Speaker and Mentor. He embraces failure as the key to agility, growth and accelerated success.

Previous Enterprise Architecture Live Speakers

José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation

More about José

Lee Bogner

Global eCommerce Enterprise Architect and Innovations Strategist

More about Lee

Sandip Dhummad

Director, Enterprise Architecture

More about Sandip

Conrad Langhammer

Vice President, Software AG

More about Conrad

Oluyemi Odeyinka

Technical Architect & Cybersecurity Leader

More about Oluyemi

Oscar Stark

Chief Strategic Enterprise Architect

More about Oscar

Craig Milroy

Principal Data & AI - Cloud Solution Architect - National

More about Craig

Jason Baragry

Chief of Enterprise Architecture

More about Jason

Lee Bailey

Director, Information Security & Compliance

More about Lee

Muteeu Adebayo

Head, Internal Controls & Process

More about Muteeu

Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success

More about Christian

Tom de Ridder

Pre-sales Consultant

More about Tom

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer

More about Daniel

José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation, Innovation & Excellence

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 20:30 - 21:15 pm

Biography

José Pires serves as the Global Excellence & Innovation (E&I) Leader for Andeavor Corporation, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value to the company, business partners and external clients in multiple markets.

Prior to his current role, Pires held Excellence and Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé) and infrastructure (Black & Veatch) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award winning program for innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.

Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for several global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, business transformation, customer engagement and growth acceleration.

He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.

Lee Bogner

Global eCommerce Enterprise Architect and Innovations Strategist, Mars, Inc

Digital Workplace Transformation Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 14th December 2022 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

An e-commerce executive since 1996, Lee Bogner is Mars global enterprise architect for eCommerce and digital innovations. Lee advises global emerging market businesses on D2C, B2B and hybrid online marketplace e-commerce strategies and operations; hybrid B2D2C eCommerce; social, video and community e-commerce and analytics; as well as game-changing virtual consumer experiences - including the heralded Mars Treat-town Covid-ready Trick-or-Treating gaming app; and digital ventures innovations across India, SEA, EU, LATAM and N. America.

A frequent speaker, Lee has held global ecommerce leadership, consulting and innovation strategy executive roles at J&J, Accenture, Bed Bath & Beyond e-Retail, The Research Board think-tank, and successful-exit digital; social; analytics; media and e-commerce startups. He has his dual-degree Master of Business in Quantitative Analytics and Information Systems; and since 2012 is professor of e-commerce, information systems and analytics at Hofstra University’s Zarb School of Business – teaching digital business strategy in the master’s in business program.

 

Sandip Dhummad

Director, Enterprise Architecture, Financial services company

Biography

 

Enterprise Architect with extensive experience of leading organization wide technology transformation initiatives, defining target state enterprise architecture vision, understanding business requirements/plans and converting them to strategic road map. Experience of defining EA operating & engagement models for enterprise in today's agile world. Published international/national conference papers. 

 


Conrad Langhammer

Vice President, Software AG, Software AG

Biography

Conrad Langhammer leads Software AG’s Alfabet product line. He is responsible for product strategy as well as the planning and execution of Alfabet’s go-to-market initiatives, solution design, professional services and customer success management.

Mr. Langhammer has held senior software and services positions and built world-class business development and consulting teams. He has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise architecture, IT finance and program portfolio management as well as Agile methodologies. Mr. Langhammer has degrees in chemistry and business administration from the Free University of Berlin.

Oluyemi Odeyinka

Technical Architect & Cybersecurity Leader, Walgreens

Biography

Oscar Stark

Chief Strategic Enterprise Architect, Liberty Group Limited - Standard Bank

Biography

Oscar Stark is a seasoned IT executive and financial services veteran in banking and insurance, who focuses on driving the transformation that redefines organisations in a digital world. With a firm belief that through innovation organisations can outcompete, he has applied this philosophy to digitally transform business models and build the new capabilities that allow them to compete.

Through his work efforts he reshaped enterprise architectures, placing data at the centre as asset to be leveraged, while building the resilience that protects businesses. As a seasoned security professional of 17 years, he has applied his craft in various roles ranging from Enterprise Architect, CISO, CRO, CDO and now as Group Chief Strategic Enterprise Architect for Liberty Group, which forms part of the larger Standard Bank Group, largest banking group in Africa. [Qualifications: MCom, CISSP, ACE(MIT)]

Craig Milroy

Principal Data & AI - Cloud Solution Architect - National, Microsoft

Biography

Craig Milroy is Principal Architect for the Data & AI Architecture Practice at Microsoft Canada. Craig brings over 20 years of enterprise experience in data and architecture within Canada’s Financial Services and Telecommunications sector. He is passionate about enabling data innovation in the cloud to accelerate business partner outcomes.

More recently, Craig was the Senior Director Data Enterprise Architecture for Rogers Communications, where he established the Enterprise Data Architecture capability, Enterprise Data and Cloud Strategy, and Enterprise Data Governance office maturity. These efforts established the base capability to accelerate data migration to the cloud and adoption. 

Prior to Rogers Communications, Craig was Director of Enterprise Data Architecture at Sun Life Financial Group. During his time at Sunlife, he led the evolution of the data and analytics platform into the cloud, the establishment of data governance capability as well as the data science platform. This allowed the business to access analytical capability that was previously out of reach prior to the cloud. 

Finally, as Chief Data Architect for TD Financial Group Enterprise Data Architecture; Craig led the establishment of the Data Review Board, initial build-out of the Chief Data Office, and lead Enterprise Data Architect for large data-centric Enterprise programs including Dodd-Frank, Basel II,  and the Integrated Customer Data program.

Jason Baragry

Chief of Enterprise Architecture , Ardoq

Biography

Worked as both a Solution- and Enterprise Architect for more than 20 years. That has included commercial projects with both large and SME clients across a number of countries and cultures. I also have a background in research in software architecture having worked in both applied research projects and pure research programmes

Lee Bailey

Director, Information Security & Compliance , Tupperware Brands

Biography

Best described as a dynamic growth leader, Mr. Bailey is both a committed and visionary Cybersecurity, Risk, and Compliance Thought Leader with 15+ years’ experience in leading sustainably modernized cybersecurity solutions to protect and enhance organizational operations around the globe.

Having spearheaded cyber change for some of the nation’s most recognizable brands including Tupperware, ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, and Lockheed Martin, Mr. Bailey offers subject expertise at the Fortune 500 level. Governing strategic leadership to steer the direction of the organization forward, Mr. Bailey provides education concerning best-in-class security infrastructures used to solve evolving business challenges throughout the eco-system of the organization by testing, implementing, and delivering cyber systems in alignment with risk compliance regulations. Known by his peers as a genuine change agent, Mr. Bailey has a heart for transcending organizational excellence by driving both individual and collective success among internal and external stakeholders through bridging the gap between limiting opportunities and uncapped potential for long-term success. Throughout his career, Mr. Bailey has developed key mutually beneficial relationships with valued clients, colleagues, and the greater community to both service and make an impact through his work. Mr. Bailey’s leadership style is rooted in his unique ability to engage with stakeholders and team members by establishing a foundation of trust and empathy thereby gaining the building blocks for performance and loyalty. Charismatic and trustworthy, Mr. Bailey has a genuine ability to empower his associates to achieve their overall potential, which ultimately drives the mission of the organization forward.

Mr. Bailey is first a team player and second a team leader as he strategically aligns company values to change management. Mr. Bailey’s voice has been heard globally throughout colleges, publications, and numerous speaking engagements. When it comes to Cybersecurity, Mr. Bailey takes his craft seriously and has deservedly earned some of the highest honors in the field including the CISSP and the CISM certifications.

Muteeu Adebayo

Head, Internal Controls & Process, SANOFI

Biography

Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success, LeanIX

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Tuesday 14th December 2021 | 08:00 - 09:30 am

Biography

At LeanIX, Christian built up a powerful Customer Success team, starting with 3 people in Bonn and growing it to 45 people in Bonn and Boston today.

He introduced scalable processes for making customers successful in using the LeanIX SaaS solution and ensuring growth contribution by generating constant value of LeanIX to its customers.

With an extensive career in companies such as TellSell Consulting (now KPMG Strategy & Operations), Deutsche Telekom, IBM, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, he is an expert in Digital Transformation, IT Management and Business Development and Leadership.

Tom de Ridder

Pre-sales Consultant, ValueBlue

Biography

IT Architect, consultant and security office. As such, a generalist with deep knowledge on a variety of IT related subjects like networking, administration, software development, cloud infrastructure, DevOps, Business Intelligence, databases, data management, deployment, security, integration and enterprise architecture

Knows what to use, when and where in a broad field of IT areas.

Advising customers on envisioning, implementing and practicing IT architecture. Able to connect technical and functional needs within the realm of IT Service Management and beyond.

Helping customers to get more out of their existing IT landscape, combining BI, development skills and analytical insights into fresh, exciting and cost-effective ways of managing IT environments and connecting IT and business.

Specialties: ArchiMate, IT Architecture, DevOps, cloud infrastructure, Azure, NET development, PowerShell, System Development, database development, IT Infrastructure design and architecture, application design and architecture, pre-sales consultancy, IT training, process re-engineering, IT infrastructure deployment and setup, data management, Microsoft Azure design, implementation, control and cost-effectiveness

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer, MEGA International

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 16:00 - 16:30 pm

Biography

For over 20 years, Dan Hebda has been at the forefront of technology innovation that helps businesses meet their strategic goals. In his current position as Chief Strategy Officer for MEGA International, he drives the company’s strategy, focusing on formulating product direction that meets evolving market needs for business transformation software solutions.

Dan has led many complex programs in business transformation, from the perspective of enterprise architecture and change management. Through his expertise, he helps organizations begin projects faster and deliver ROI sooner. His background in business architecture, process analysis, technical architecture, application integration, and product customization has helped him guide companies in their strategic initiatives and use enterprise architecture to produce valuable business outcomes.

Thom Keehan

Former Vice President, Enterprise Quality & OPEX, Daikin Applied

More about Thom

Rahul Lodhe

Senior Director SAP Artificial Intelligence

More about Rahul

Dr. Ulrich Kalex

SVP Product Management / R&D

More about Dr.

Aura Bhattacharjee

Enterprise Architecture - Planning and Governance Lead

More about Aura

Hylton Southey

Managing Director LeanIX US

More about Hylton

Jennifer Haacken

Enterprise Architect & Transformation Coach

More about Jennifer

Peter Evans

Director of LCI

More about Peter

Joshua Gossett

Red Hat Transformation Team – Chief Transformation Strategist

More about Joshua

Gustav Toppenberg

Former Chief Enterprise Architect Boston Consulting Group

More about Gustav

Bilal Siddiqi

Leader of Business and Enterprise Architecture

More about Bilal

Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach

More about Mark

Eoin O'Reilly

Head of Digital Automation

More about Eoin

Anu Senan

Business Transformation Specialist

More about Anu

Dr. Artur Preus

Lead Business Architect (Financial Crime)

More about Dr.

Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success

More about Christian

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer

More about Daniel

Rameshwar Balanagu

Head of Digital Automation | Enterprise Architecture

More about Rameshwar

Srinivas Thummalapalli

Sr. Vice President, Chief Enterprise Architect

More about Srinivas

Ida Dunayev

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

More about Ida

Neelesh Ajmani

Lead Enterprise Architect, Sr. Data Scientist – Consultant

More about Neelesh

Alain Bindels

Innovation Facilitation & Digitalization

More about Alain

Bill Wong

AI and Data Analytics Leader

More about Bill

Jim Collins

Best Selling Author & Co-Author of Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, Great by Choice

More about Jim

Bill Wong

AI and Data Analytics Leader

More about Bill

Jim Collins

Best Selling Author & Co-Author of Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, Great by Choice

More about Jim

Brent Kedzierski

Chief Industrial Futurist

More about Brent

Rakesh Patel

Consultant Metropolitan Police & Board Advisory

More about Rakesh

Alain Bindels

Innovation Facilitation & Digitalization

More about Alain

Andrea Cifor

Director, Actuarial Data Governance

More about Andrea

Thom Keehan

Former Vice President, Enterprise Quality & OPEX, Daikin Applied, Enterprise Kaizen

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 18th November 2020 | 12:00 - 13:30 pm

Biography

Thom, Managing Partner of EK, was formerly the Vice President of Quality & Operational Excellence for Daikin Applied. Previously, he was the Chief Innovation Officer and Founder of Leanserv LLC, a consulting and Professional Services company. During his 26-year career, he had expat assignments with General Electric in Turkey, Romania, Canada and England. He served as Vice President at Tenneco leading the global Operational Excellence initiative for the company overseeing Manufacturing & Business Operations.

Thom has an extensive background in thedesign and launch of enterprise-wide business systems utilizing his comprehensive background of Lean Six Sigma and Problem Solving leading companies through Recovery, Turnaround and Transformation. Previously, he was the Vice President of Power Solutions at Johnson Controls. In this role, Thom developed and executed the Business Transformation for Power Solutionsfive-year business strategy, and led a team of highly qualified experts to directly impact Quality, Cost, and Delivery to customers, both external and internal. He was the Executive LeanEnterprise & Business Transformation Leader at GE Transportation where he led the re-launch of GE's Lean Six Sigma program across the enterprise of GE Transportation focused on productquality, speed to market, and cost effectiveness. Thom was also the Chief Operating Officer & Business Transformation Leader at GE Capital/ Garanti Bank where he overcame cultural and language barriers to lead the full Operations organization and pioneered Lean Six Sigmamethodologies within the Banking industry of Turkey and Romania.

In addition, Thom has held positions in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Finance, and Banking within the Appliances, Plastics, Corporate, Capital, and Transportation divisions of GEas well as three Joint Ventures. Within his consulting business, Thom has also re-engineeredvarious functions while acting as interim executive. He holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degreesin Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and is a graduate of GE’s prestigious Edison Engineering Program and Advanced Courses.

Rahul Lodhe

Senior Director SAP Artificial Intelligence, SAP

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Wednesday 15th December 2021 | 10:00 - 10:30 am

Biography

Engineering Leader with more than 18 years in world class company having extensive experience in designing, developing and testing enterprise software products. Expertise in domains like Analytics & Business Intelligence, IoT and Machine Learning.

Responsible & accountable for driving global missions with Product Development, Processes and People. Managed end-to-end life cycles of onPrem and cloud enterprise software product components – from whiteboard designs to maintenance releases.

Experienced in building ground-up world-class teams, as well as in driving transformations of inherited teams. Building the team with Innovation as DNA and transformed employee engagement and trust score. Extensive experience in working with geographically distributed teams. Managing a development team of Managers, Architects, Product owners and Program managers.

Excellent balance of Technical skills, Managerial skills and Entrepreneurial skills.
Thrives in a 'start-up like' work environment.
 

Dr. Ulrich Kalex

SVP Product Management / R&D, Software AG

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Wednesday 15th December 2021 | 11:30 - 12:00 pm

Biography

Dr. Ulrich Kalex is responsible for the product strategy, roadmap and development execution for Software AG’s Alfabet product line. Under his aegis, Software AG has contributed significantly to defining and shaping the EA, Strategic IT Planning and Portfolio Management markets.

Aura Bhattacharjee

Enterprise Architecture - Planning and Governance Lead, Mondelēz International

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Friday 17th December 2021 | 16:30 - 18:00 pm

Biography

Aura had joined Mondelēz International in 2017, after completing 2 years MBA in Information Management from SPJIMR, Mumbai, India during which she had also attended a month long classroom program at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. After rotating across Innovation and Supply Chain functions within Mondelēz, she finally joined the Enterprise Architecture team, and has been there for 3-and-a-half years now.

As a Governance and Planning Lead, she monitors Digitalization, Innovation and Technology related projects across all Functions and Geography of the company. During this tenure, she has also been honored as 30-Under-30 Super Star by Celerity Supply Chain Community in 2019, and as FMCG Rockstar by Future Group in 2020. Aura had done B.E.(Hons) Chemical Engineering from BITS Pilani and had worked across Procurement Consulting, Data Analytics and Programming, domains. Besides her corporate profile, Aura is a Writer, Indian Classical Singer and Dancer . She is also a published author, her book being available both in paperback and kindle format on Amazon globally.

Her debut book is entitled  "Dozen Pebbles Washed Ashore by Life". 

Hylton Southey

Managing Director LeanIX US, LeanIX GmbH

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Wednesday 15th December 2021 | 17:30 - 18:00 pm

Biography

Hylton Southey is Managing Director of the U.S. at LeanIX. Southey leads a growing in-market team, supporting LeanIX’s rapid expansion in the region and fueling long-term strategic growth for the company.

Southey has nearly 20 years of experience leading high-growth technology sales organizations and operations teams. Prior to LeanIX, he spent 10 years at Mimecast, where he served as Vice President of Business Development and VP of North American Sales.

Jennifer Haacken

Enterprise Architect & Transformation Coach,

Biography

Peter Evans

Director of LCI, LEGO

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 07:50 - 08:00 am

Biography

Peter Evans was born in 1955. He joined the LEGO in February 2016.

The early part of his career was in Finance in various industries, including Defence, Financial Services and Telecommunications. Peter worked for General Electric throughout the 90’s including spells in
Manchester, Brussels, Shannon (Eire) and Connecticut.

From 2000 to 2013 he worked in Telecoms in the UK, first with Vodafone, then Cable & Wireless, before finally leading Operational Excellence for Virgin Media. From 2013 to 2015 Peter led Process Excellence in Northern Europe for Maersk Line, based in Copenhagen.

Since February 2016 Peter has been Director of LCI (LEGO Continuous Improvement) at LEGO with
specific responsibility for Business Service Operations and is actively involved in establishing a
Global Business Services Organisation for Finance.

Joshua Gossett

Red Hat Transformation Team – Chief Transformation Strategist, Red Hat

Biography

Joshua Gossett joined Red Hat in 2015 after a 10 years tenure at Dell Technologies.  Both at Dell Technologies and Red Hat he has served in multiple Senior and Principal level Enterprise Architecture roles. 

During his time at Red Hat he has designed and led Transformation Programs for Multiple Large Enterprise Clients. In working with these large organizations he has developed and directed the execution of customized programmatic approaches to support the foundational changes that are required to turn Digital Transformation from a CEO buzz word to an organizational reality.

He has also led and direct teams that assisted organizational and business unit leaders to take nebulous digital declarations and transform them into a true technology strategy with approaches, principles, and tactics that fuel cultural changes and accelerate delivery of digital products and capabilities. He has 10+ years of experience managing multi-year programs that range from the inception, startup, adoption, and operationalization of new Modern Digital Platform Services in multiple Fortune 100 organizations.

Joshua serves his clients with a goal to making them clients for life.  This servant leadership approach has allowed him to partner and help build and deliver real organizational transformation and balance sheet results with his clients.  With his focus on service excellence and a broad base of skills he elevates the teams he collaborates with.

Mr. Gossett holds a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He also hold certificates in Strategic Decision Making and Risk Management and Managerial Leadership from the University of Texas.  Given his background as a Principal Architect he also has numerous Technology Certifications as well as Certifications in Six Sigma, SAFe Agile, and ITIL.

Gustav Toppenberg

Former Chief Enterprise Architect Boston Consulting Group, Janus Insights

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Wednesday 15th December 2021 | 16:00 - 16:30 pm

Biography

Gustav Toppenberg is a Digital Transformation Executive and Principal Consultant with Janus Insights, LLC. He is an Enterprise Transformation Executive with 20+ years of experience. His background includes building and leading transformational efforts for both small and global companies with a focus on business, data, and digital domains.

His professional experience includes executive roles in enterprise architecture, Lean Agile product delivery, advanced data & analytics, and M&A at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Catalina Marketing, Aon Plc, and Cisco Systems. His academic experience teaching and as a publishing practitioner includes roles as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago – Quinlan School of Business and as an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley in the areas of advanced analytics/AI, emerging technology, design thinking, and Lean Agile.

He is also a co-author of the recently released book, Architecting Growth in the Digital Era: How to Exploit Enterprise Architecture to Enable Corporate Acquisitions.

Bilal Siddiqi

Leader of Business and Enterprise Architecture, City of Calgary

Biography

Bilal Siddiqi currently heads up business & enterprise architecture at The City of Calgary. He is responsible for supervising the enterprise architecture, business process and change management teams. He has completed various business technology strategy, planning and roadmap initiatives to support corporate and business portfolio level planning.

Prior to the local government setting, Bilal worked for global banking institution for 12 years, successfully carrying projects across the globe in New York, Vancouver, London. Bilal has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Windsor and holds architecture certifications from The Open Group.

Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach ,

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Wednesday 15th December 2021 | 09:00 - 09:30 am

Biography

A former Research Director at leading IT industry analysis firm Gartner, Mark has an extensive background in enterprise architecture, business process management and change management, having held executive positions with a number of technology companies.

Mark has authored or co-authored four books on business and process management, including “Thrive! How to Succeed in the Age of the Customer” and “In Search of BPM Excellence” and  “People Centric Process Management.  Widely respected for his knowledge and views on business change, he is the creator of “Next Practice” and has variously been described as a ”BPM Guru”, a “Thought Leader” and a “Master of Mindset”. 

Mark is passionate about the people aspects of change, he has spent much of the last ten years travelling the world, learning, teaching and researching the cultural aspects of change and how executives perceive business and process improvement In this capacity he has literally taught hundreds of people and been fortunate to interview and interact with many CEO’s .

Eoin O'Reilly

Head of Digital Automation, MetLife

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 18th November 2020 | 13:30 - 15:30 pm

Biography

Eoin O’Reilly is vice president and head of digital automation in MetLife’s digital office group. He is responsible for reimagining its operational processes through the implementation of large scale and complex digital transformation initiatives across the organization. 

In this role, Eoin leads a global team that designs and delivers solutions for MetLife’s new business and underwriting, policy administration, claims, and finance functions through automation and other innovative technologies. He has overseen the assessment and early introduction of robotic process automation capabilities within MetLife, and more recently supporting its deployment of artificial intelligence.

Since joining MetLife in 1998, Eoin has held a variety of positions within business, digital and technology areas, identifying and implementing numerous technologies that contributed to significant revenue and cost savings. He was previously a leader in the process excellence group, with responsibility for identifying and developing process improvements for its operations around the world. Before joining this team, he held progressively larger roles in information technology program management, developing core applications across functions and lines of business.


Eoin holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Dublin City University, and an MBA from Rutgers University.


Anu Senan

Business Transformation Specialist, UNICEF

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 17:30 - 18:00 pm

Biography

Anu is a seasoned Business Transformation Specialist who has over 14 years of work experience in the private and public sector.
Currently, she leads the Enterprise Architecture exercise for a major non-profit organization. Anu is a seasoned storyteller and the podcast host of 'Heroes of New York', where she shares stories of amazing individuals. She has won several awards including The Moth StorySLAM in New York City. 

Dr. Artur Preus

Lead Business Architect (Financial Crime), Deutsche Bank

Biography

Senior Business Architect. Member of Business Architecture Guild and International Compliance Association. 

Experienced in establishing and executing business architecture and operating models in banks and financial organisations.

Passionate about client-centric and client-driven transformation - and critical role of setting strategic business vision, as well as its translation into organisational, process, data and technology components

Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success, LeanIX

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Tuesday 14th December 2021 | 08:00 - 09:30 am

Biography

At LeanIX, Christian built up a powerful Customer Success team, starting with 3 people in Bonn and growing it to 45 people in Bonn and Boston today.

He introduced scalable processes for making customers successful in using the LeanIX SaaS solution and ensuring growth contribution by generating constant value of LeanIX to its customers.

With an extensive career in companies such as TellSell Consulting (now KPMG Strategy & Operations), Deutsche Telekom, IBM, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, he is an expert in Digital Transformation, IT Management and Business Development and Leadership.

Daniel Hebda

Chief Strategy Officer, MEGA International

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 16:00 - 16:30 pm

Biography

For over 20 years, Dan Hebda has been at the forefront of technology innovation that helps businesses meet their strategic goals. In his current position as Chief Strategy Officer for MEGA International, he drives the company’s strategy, focusing on formulating product direction that meets evolving market needs for business transformation software solutions.

Dan has led many complex programs in business transformation, from the perspective of enterprise architecture and change management. Through his expertise, he helps organizations begin projects faster and deliver ROI sooner. His background in business architecture, process analysis, technical architecture, application integration, and product customization has helped him guide companies in their strategic initiatives and use enterprise architecture to produce valuable business outcomes.

Rameshwar Balanagu

Head of Digital Automation | Enterprise Architecture, Avaya

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 10:00 - 10:30 am

Biography

Rameshwar is the Head of Digital Automation @ Avaya. He is an International speaker and blogger on Digital Transformation, Enterprise Architecture & Automation.

He has partnered with the likes of CTO.Academy to Launch the next Generation Enterprise podcast to groom future leaders. He runs the 3rd largest Automation meetup group in the U.S.A known as DFWRPA which runs on the 2nd  Wednesday of every month and covers a wide range of topics dealing from Quantum to Cybersecurity .

He is an advisor at various startup’s focused on Blockchain & E-Sports

Srinivas Thummalapalli

Sr. Vice President, Chief Enterprise Architect, Fifth Third Bank

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Friday 17th December 2021 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm

Biography

IT Senior Leader with a 20-year career spanning Banking and Financial Technology, leading Architecture and Delivery streams. 

Ida Dunayev

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture, Johnson & Johnson

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 09:00 - 09:30 am

Biography

Ida Dunayev is a Senior Director of Information Technology at Johnson and Johnson. Ida leads anArchitecture team for Corporate Technologies group, shaping technology strategies and designingsolutions for Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Global Services, and other corporate businessfunctions.

Ida has been practicing the architecture discipline for over 20 years. She enjoys this fieldbecause, just like architecture for physical structures, the IT architecture requires a balance of art andscience to create solutions that are practical, elegant, and can withstand changing environmentalconditions.

Prior to joining JNJ, Ida worked for other Pharmaceutical companies, such as Roche, Pfizer/Zoetis andAllergan. She helped to select, design, and connect software solutions supporting the compounds’journey from the research labs through clinical development and manufacturing to the market.Ida has background in software development, system architecture, data management, and integration.

Ida has a MS in Electrical Engineering from St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in St. Petersburg andholds Architecture Certifications from The Open Group and The British Computer Society.

Neelesh Ajmani

Lead Enterprise Architect, Sr. Data Scientist – Consultant, Cisco

Enterprise Architecture Europe Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 26th October 2022 | 18:00 - 18:45 pm

Biography

I am a well-seasoned and highly accomplished professional with a sizeable tenure. I have spent my experience accumulating knowledge and achieving set goals through delivering my best at every step of the way to provide optimal results. I firmly believe in establishing and maintaining the key partnerships and relationships that prove productive and allow for better performance.

Alain Bindels

Innovation Facilitation & Digitalization, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 14:00 - 14:30 pm

Biography

Alain is a trained Agile coach/transformation lead with experience in human and patientcentric design of healthcare and has been working more than 12 years at Roche in differentroles.

He has extensive Innovation Management experience (setting up innovation lab, innovationprograms, open innovation, crowdsourcing, knowledge management, innovation culture)In addition he is leading an innovation network at Roche to support the business to innovateand manage innovation programs to support digital transformation at Roche.

Alain has set up an Innovation and agility program to build new capabilities in theorganization so support the organizational transformation. This program focuses on Agileways of working, incl. rapid prototyping, co-creation with customers. This program supportsour company’s transformation to move the organization to a more self-organizedorganization.

Bill Wong

AI and Data Analytics Leader, Dell Technologies

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 11:30 - 12:00 pm

Biography

Bill Wong is currently the AI and Data Analytics Practice Leader for Dell Technologies responsible for supporting Canadian commercial businesses and public institutions. He spends his time developing AI strategies for firms, providing guidance on how to accelerate AI development, worked with universities in advancing AI research, and publishes a quarterly AI newsletter focused on AI adoption in Canada.

Previously, Bill has held roles an enterprise architect in consulting and AI and analytics roles in development, and product management during his tenure at Dell, Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM. He also published numerous books and whitepapers on advanced analytics and data management and often speaks at conferences.

Jim Collins

Best Selling Author & Co-Author of Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, Great by Choice,

Biography

Jim Collins is a student and teacher of leadership and what makes great companies tick.

Having invested a quarter century of research into the topic, he has authored or co-authored six books that have sold in total more than ten million copies worldwide. They include: GOOD TO GREAT, the #1 bestseller, which examines why some companies and leaders make the leap to superior results, along with its companion work GOOD TO GREAT AND THE SOCIAL SECTORS; the enduring classic BUILT TO LAST, which explores how some leaders build companies that remain visionary for generations; HOW THE MIGHTY FALL, which delves into how once-great companies can self-destruct; and most recently, GREAT BY CHOICE, which is about thriving in chaos – why some do, and others don't – and the leadership behaviors needed in a world beset by turbulence, disruption, uncertainty, and dramatic change.

Driven by a relentless curiosity, Jim began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1992. In 1995, he founded a management laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, where he conducts research and engages in Socratic dialogue with CEOs and senior leadership teams. In addition to his work in the business sector, Jim has passion for learning and teaching in the social sectors, including education, healthcare, government, faith-based organizations, social ventures, and cause-driven non-profits. In 2012 and 2013, he had the honor to serve a two-year appointment as the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Jim holds a bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences and an MBA from Stanford University, and honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Colorado and the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.

He is an avid rock climber, with one-day ascents of the north face of Half Dome and the 3,000 foot south face of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.

Bill Wong

AI and Data Analytics Leader, Dell Technologies

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 11:30 - 12:00 pm

Biography

Bill Wong is currently the AI and Data Analytics Practice Leader for Dell Technologies responsible for supporting Canadian commercial businesses and public institutions. He spends his time developing AI strategies for firms, providing guidance on how to accelerate AI development, worked with universities in advancing AI research, and publishes a quarterly AI newsletter focused on AI adoption in Canada.

Previously, Bill has held roles an enterprise architect in consulting and AI and analytics roles in development, and product management during his tenure at Dell, Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM. He also published numerous books and whitepapers on advanced analytics and data management and often speaks at conferences.

Jim Collins

Best Selling Author & Co-Author of Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, Great by Choice,

Biography

Jim Collins is a student and teacher of leadership and what makes great companies tick.

Having invested a quarter century of research into the topic, he has authored or co-authored six books that have sold in total more than ten million copies worldwide. They include: GOOD TO GREAT, the #1 bestseller, which examines why some companies and leaders make the leap to superior results, along with its companion work GOOD TO GREAT AND THE SOCIAL SECTORS; the enduring classic BUILT TO LAST, which explores how some leaders build companies that remain visionary for generations; HOW THE MIGHTY FALL, which delves into how once-great companies can self-destruct; and most recently, GREAT BY CHOICE, which is about thriving in chaos – why some do, and others don't – and the leadership behaviors needed in a world beset by turbulence, disruption, uncertainty, and dramatic change.

Driven by a relentless curiosity, Jim began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1992. In 1995, he founded a management laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, where he conducts research and engages in Socratic dialogue with CEOs and senior leadership teams. In addition to his work in the business sector, Jim has passion for learning and teaching in the social sectors, including education, healthcare, government, faith-based organizations, social ventures, and cause-driven non-profits. In 2012 and 2013, he had the honor to serve a two-year appointment as the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Jim holds a bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences and an MBA from Stanford University, and honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Colorado and the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.

He is an avid rock climber, with one-day ascents of the north face of Half Dome and the 3,000 foot south face of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.

Brent Kedzierski

Chief Industrial Futurist, HumanWRKS

iBPM Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 15th November 2022 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

As Head of Learning Strategy and Innovation at Shell, Brent drove Shell’s aspiration to be a world-leading learning organization and was the owner of Shell's learning strategy, workplace learning capabilities and thought leadership. Over his career he  led many of Shell’s most critical global transformation initiatives of the 21st century. Initiatives that have collectively positioned Shell as a recognized leader in human resource management. Brent’s passion and expertise are focused on tackling complex organizational capability challenges and opportunities as they relate to humans at work. Prior to Shell Brent led a wide variety of high-profile workforce capability projects in high risk industries such as aviation, criminal justice, nuclear and healthcare.

Rakesh Patel

Consultant Metropolitan Police & Board Advisory, Metropolitan Police

Enterprise Architecture Europe Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 27th October 2022 | 18:00 - 18:45 pm

Biography

Enterprise/Solutions Architect • Project Manager • Full stack developer • Business Analyst • Tech Entrepreneur • Angel Investor (active).

From developer to Solutions-focused technology manager manager delivering enterprise/cloud solutions. Fortunately consulted on hundreds of projects across the globe from UK, USA, India to Ukraine and Australia. Certified TOGAF, AWS and Azure solutions architect and certified DevOps engineer.
Enjoy quantum physics, making cool stuff, doodling and a passion for baking.

Alain Bindels

Innovation Facilitation & Digitalization, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 14:00 - 14:30 pm

Biography

Alain is a trained Agile coach/transformation lead with experience in human and patientcentric design of healthcare and has been working more than 12 years at Roche in differentroles.

He has extensive Innovation Management experience (setting up innovation lab, innovationprograms, open innovation, crowdsourcing, knowledge management, innovation culture)In addition he is leading an innovation network at Roche to support the business to innovateand manage innovation programs to support digital transformation at Roche.

Alain has set up an Innovation and agility program to build new capabilities in theorganization so support the organizational transformation. This program focuses on Agileways of working, incl. rapid prototyping, co-creation with customers. This program supportsour company’s transformation to move the organization to a more self-organizedorganization.

Andrea Cifor

Director, Actuarial Data Governance, Nationwide: Insurance and Financial Services Company

Biography

Andrea Cifor has 25+ years of experience building and consulting in quality, process and information management. Andrea has proven success in authoring organizational best practices for integration, data quality management and governance. She is a Distinguished Information Architect certified through IASA [International Association of Software Architects] Information Architect and is certified in Six Sigma and LEAN.