13-14 October, 2021 | Digital Event

SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management Live

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Meet the 2021 Presenters

Santosh Abbimane, Chief Finance & Transformation Officer, DTDC Express

Santosh Abbimane, Chief Finance & Transformation Officer, DTDC Express

A Finance & IT professional with extensive experience across industries of over 20+years. Winner of multiple awards including the Asian Banker's Choice Award 2019 for Best Financial Supply Chain management in India. A successful track record as CFO & IT professional with extensive IT experience including implementation of multiple ERP platforms, Fintech platforms as well as large digital transformation projects.. Experience of managing teams and stakeholders in Multinational and Indian companies to deliver organisational goals. Prior experience in Companies like Arvind, Patni, Accenture, Vodafone and Dell.

AnneChristin Ahrens, Solution Manager SAP BRIM Department: Treasury and Working Capital Management, SAP

AnneChristin Ahrens, Solution Manager SAP BRIM Department: Treasury and Working Capital Management, SAP

Anne-Christin Ahrens joined SAP in 2002. As part of the consulting organization, she supported numerous customer implementation projects in the area of SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management as well as SAP Receivables Management. As a project manager, she was also responsible for global roll-out projects. Since 2018 she is part of the global solution management team, now being responsible for the BRIM portfolio.

Matthias Barth, Global VP and Head of Product Management Solution Business  in S/4HANA, SAP

Matthias Barth, Global VP and Head of Product Management Solution Business in S/4HANA, SAP

Matthias Barth is Head of Product Management for Solution Business in SAP S/4HANA. In this role he is closely working with clients across industries on mastering their growth transformation to a solution and subscription business. His team defines the overall product strategy and roadmap, defines product backlog, oversees the development of new quote-to-cash processes and scenarios, and enables Sales and Marketing in go to market activities.  

Matthias has been at SAP for 14 years holding several solution and product management roles in the Professional Services industry and for SAP BRIM. Prior to working with SAP he was a senior business consultant and project manager for an international IT and Telecommunications service provider. Matthias holds a masters degree in Computer Sciences from University of Karlsruhe (KIT). He is based in Walldorf, Germany.

Philip Carter, Group Vice President, European Chief Analyst and WW C-Suite Tech Research Lead, IDC

Philip Carter, Group Vice President, European Chief Analyst and WW C-Suite Tech Research Lead, IDC

Philip Carter is Group Vice President, European Chief Analyst and WW C-Suite Tech Research lead. His global responsibilities focus on creating research that assesses tech spending and buyer preferences across the C-Suite, with a focus on business leadership as it relates to technology objectives, priorities, programs and investments. This research covers the emerging trends around the C-Suite technology objectives as they relate to use cases and line of business KPIs. It also focused on shift towards modular apps, platform-based portfolios, rapid development methodologies and more open architectures.

As Chief Analyst for Europe, he continues to drive innovation and thought leadership in new research topics linked to digital transformation, C-Suite dynamics and the transformation of technology business models in the region. In this role he focuses on improving collaboration and knowledge sharing, driving executive client engagement with key customers and prospects, as well as supporting research teams with content narratives.

Carter is regularly featured on mainstream media such as CNBC and Bloomberg, and in global publications such as the New York Times. Prior to working for IDC in Europe, Carter worked in IDC's Asia/Pacific region, covering the software, services, channels, and sustainability research areas. Before joining IDC, he worked at SAS Institute (both in EMEA and Asia/Pacific) in marketing strategy, product management, and business development roles.

Originally from Zimbabwe, Carter holds an honors degree in business science, majoring in economics and law from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Luca Ceriani, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Alperia

Luca Ceriani, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Alperia

Luca is the Chief Digital & Technical Officer at Alperia Group. He combines a deep expertise in the Utilities sector with a profound knowledge in Information Technology, especially in the field of Business Process, CRM and IT Strategy. Attentive to sustainability themes and eager to introduce technology innovation, he started the Digital Transformation of the company.

Prasad Chennuru, Chief Architect & Leader - Office of CIO, IBM

Prasad Chennuru, Chief Architect & Leader - Office of CIO, IBM

Prasad has been in the IT space close to 30 years wearing different hats (Individual contributor and Leadership roles) over a period. He has been with IBM close to 20 years now. Before joining IBM, he had worked in various industries as a consultant. – FMCG, Heavy Equipment, Manufacturing, Nuclear Power, Chemical, Electronics. Prasad is currently playing the role of a Chief Architect in the SaaS and Digital space in CIO organization along with being a First Line leader. As a Chief Architect he provides the strategic direction and input to the Delivery & Mgmt. team as required.

Sofia Cruz Pinho, SI / SAP BRIM Analyst, CTT

Sofia Cruz Pinho, SI / SAP BRIM Analyst, CTT

SAP BRIM Analyst at CTT, Correios de Portugal since 2018

Andrew Dailey, Managing Director, MGI Research

Andrew Dailey, Managing Director, MGI Research

Andrew Dailey is a co-founder and managing director of MGI Research. Andrew has over 25 years of experience as a top ranked analyst, enterprise software executive, and investment banker. He is part of the team widely credited with defining the concept of an Agile Monetization Platform. Prior to MGI Research, Andrew was a partner at the Jetstream Group where he advised Fortune 500 CIOs on software procurement negotiations, enterprise application strategies, and outsourcing/offshoring.

Andrew also spent eight years at Gartner, where he co-founded the Software Asset Management service, led the ERP research practice in Europe, and received numerous research awards including Analyst of the Year. He has lectured at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and The Charles University, Prague. Andrew holds a BA degree in History from Swarthmore College where he was a four-time NCAA All-American in tennis. He is a co-founder and board member of ClimateVault.org.

Duncan Glover, Sr Director Sales, IT, ServiceNow

Duncan Glover, Sr Director Sales, IT, ServiceNow

Senior IT/Business Operations Leader with strong brand for execution and integrity.  Led teams in the delivery and implementation of Business Solutions in CRM (MS Dynamics 365, Salesforce.com), CPQ, Digitization, Data Analytics and Sales Compensation. 

Christoph Granig, Manager and Solution Consultant SAP BRIM, GTW Management Consulting

Christoph Granig, Manager and Solution Consultant SAP BRIM, GTW Management Consulting

Sales Manager and Senior Solution architect SAP BRIM with 11 years of experience in leading and implementing BRIM projects in the high-tech, retail, travel and transportation and telecommunication area.

In the last years Christoph was responsible for the business development as well as the key account management for large enterprises. The SAP implementation focus is primarily on SAP Convergent Invoicing and FI-CA. He is holding a master's degree in international Business Management as well as a master’s degree in electronics and equipment engineering from the Carinthia university of applied sciences, Austria.

Manoj Harbhajanka, Founder & CEO, Acuiti Labs

Manoj Harbhajanka, Founder & CEO, Acuiti Labs

Entrepreneur, Strategy & Technology Advisor, Executive / Non-Executive Director and Angel Investor. Leading a boutique innovation accelerator focused on tech start-ups across Europe. Providing Technology
Accelerator, Growth Hacking, Finance Acquisition, Technology Advisory. Over 25 years of experience in consulting and delivering innovative solutions and strategies in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Digital Innovation, Programme Management and Business Transformation. Recruited, led, coached, motivated individuals and teams to deliver success. Previously consulted and worked with: BP, Heineken, Tesco, PwC, Unilever, GE Capital, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Premier Instruments and Ford.

Mario Kaiser, nexnet GmbH

Mario Kaiser, nexnet GmbH

Mario has over 15 years of experience developing state-of-the-art order 2 cash processes and leading business process outsourcing projects. His expertise enables him to realize projects in a variety of industries such as e-commerce, automotive or telecommunication. Currently, he focuses on the development of a SaaS solution for subscription billing and management which is based on SAP BRIM technology. 

Christoph Kellner, Senior Consultant, vysion Consulting

Christoph Kellner, Senior Consultant, vysion Consulting

Christoph has seven years of experience in process design, development and SAP consulting. During his career he performed roles like project management, key account management, solution architecture and development. His industry experience includes telecommunication, consumer goods, banking, transportation and utilities. Christoph is specialized in SAP BRIM as well as cross-topic integration to other systems (SAP ERP, SAP CM, SAP SD etc.).

Ketan Khope, Principle Consultant, Acuiti Labs

Ketan Khope, Principle Consultant, Acuiti Labs

Experienced Presales Specialist with a long and demonstrated history of working as Solutions Architect in various O2C transformation delivery projects. Industry exposure to Professional Services, Postal, Telecom, Transport, Logistics & Ports, Toll collect, Financial Services and IoT. Skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Billing, Management, Direct Sales, and Marketing. Strong sales professional with a master’s in Business focused on Sales and Marketing.

Malbora Kurti, Senior Consultant, GTW Management Consulting

Malbora Kurti, Senior Consultant, GTW Management Consulting

Senior SAP Consultant helping and supporting international customers build new and innovative business models with SAP BRIM and launching them on the market.

Malbora has more than 8 years implementation experience with customers in Transportation & Logistics, Telecommunication, High-Tech and Postal Industries. She holds a Master degree in Information Systems from the University Tirana and is a certified SAP BRIM Solution Consultant with strong expertise in SAP Convergent Charging and Convergent Invoicing.

Béatrice Mabille, VP of Internal IT, Criteo

Béatrice Mabille, VP of Internal IT, Criteo

CIO leading the Internal IT which provides Application, Infrastructure and End-user services to efficiently enable the business operations and empower all Criteo employees anytime, anywhere and on any device. Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the advertising platform for the open Internet, is a global technology company that enables brands and retailers to connect more shoppers to the things they need and love.

Mariano Maldonado, Solution Manager (SAP Convergent Mediation by DigitalRoute), DigitalRoute

Mariano Maldonado, Solution Manager (SAP Convergent Mediation by DigitalRoute), DigitalRoute

Senior technical sales and business developer with over 14 years of experience in all phases of technical sales process, technical account management and use case innovation. Primary focus on mediation, data-integration and automation solutions in telecommunications and high-tech domains.

Particularly accomplished in building advanced prototype solutions during sales process and building relationships with key customer stake holders. End-to-end ownership mentality and enjoys working in high performance teams. Master's degree in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Souvik Majumdar, AVP, Acuiti Labs

Souvik Majumdar, AVP, Acuiti Labs

20+ years in Order to cash covering CRM, CPQ and Billing, including SAP and non-SAP products. and 10+ years in SAP BRIM, since inception. Diversified exposure in various roles and capacities in Telco, Logistics, Hi-Tech, Postal, Health Care, Ports, Professional Services and various ither industries. Have been a part of SAP’s product development, consulting, and customer advisory team for BRIM and CX and worked closely with many customers, starting from positioning, value proposition, thought leadership and successful implementation of order to cash solution with great customer delight. 

Annelie Nussbaumer, Product Owner Subscription & Promotions, Global Digital Services, BSH Home Appliances

Annelie Nussbaumer, Product Owner Subscription & Promotions, Global Digital Services, BSH Home Appliances

Business Administration (Technical University of Munich) experience:

  • Key Account Manager, PAYBACK
  • Vendor Manager, Amazon
  • Social Media Manager and now Product Owner eCommerce at, BSH
Christian Philipp, CEO and CO-Founder, vysion consulting gmbh

Christian Philipp, CEO and CO-Founder, vysion consulting gmbh

Christian has more than 20 years of experience in SAP consulting. He worked together with customers from all over the world, to help them improving their billing and revenue management processes. His industry experience includes telecommunications, media, retail, transportation, logistics, automotive and many more. He is currently focusses on supporting clients in the digital transformation, to monetize their products and services with SAP BRIM and SAP Subscription Billing.

Isabelle Roussin, Chief Solution Expert, Customer Engagement & Commerce, SAP

Isabelle Roussin, Chief Solution Expert, Customer Engagement & Commerce, SAP

Isabelle is a high level professional with 25 years of complementary experiences in the creation, launch and development of new  businesses in the high tech and telecom industries, mainly in software and mostly in transnational environments. She currently supports the go-to-market efforts for the Customer Engagement and Commerce set of solutions within SAP. Isabelle has always been attracted by high tech innovation, from Artificial Intelligence  in her early days, to the ancestor of mobile data and then B2B hosted applications in the mid 90s, to subscription and usage-based billing in 2000 where she participated in the creation of Highdeal, a spin-off of France Telecom. She has been surfing successively during 15 years over the monetization issues of companies going digital on their content, applications and products. Isabelle is also a coach in Design Thinking and Business Model Innovation, helping companies to nail down their current business model transformation challenges.

Shpresim Shabaj, Senior Consultant SAP BRIM, GTW Management Consulting

Shpresim Shabaj, Senior Consultant SAP BRIM, GTW Management Consulting

SAP Senior Consultant helping and supporting international customers build new and innovative business models with SAP BRIM and launching them on the market. Experienced over 11 years with customers in Automotive, Energy, Media and Telecommunications Industries. Implementation experience with different Use Case Scenarios using SAP BRIM Cloud and On- Premise Solution Landscapes.

Igor Stenmark, Managing Director, MGI Research

Igor Stenmark, Managing Director, MGI Research

Igor Stenmark is a co-founder and managing partner of MGI Research. Igor brings his 30+ years of experience in entrepreneurial, strategic advisory, investment management, and executive roles in the technology industry to his clients. He serves as a strategic adviser to technology buyers, investors, boards, and management helping them make more informed decisions, enter new markets, optimize positioning, and build lasting value. Prior to MGI Research, Igor founded Stenmark Capital, an investment firm focused on technology and merger arbitrage investments, and served as an advisor and/or board member to technology start-ups, research firms, and investment companies such as Warburg Pincus, Bain, and Credit Suisse. Igor also spent nine years at Gartner serving as the Group Vice President of the Enterprise Systems Research Group, growing the research and advisory business to over $70 million in revenues and over 65 senior analysts.

He has authored numerous research articles and industry scenarios, including several in-depth reports on software vendors, seminal research on the theory and practice of mergers and acquisitions in the technology arena, rating and market forecasting methodologies, equity indices, and quantitative models. Igor holds bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Cooper Union School of Engineering and New York University, respectively.

Dana Stone, SAP Application Consultant, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB,

Dana Stone, SAP Application Consultant, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB,

SAP BRIM consultant and Solution architect SAP BRIM with 9 years of experience in leading and implementing BRIM projects in travel and transportation industries.

Dana’s SAP implementation focus is primarily on SAP Convergent Invoicing and FI-CA. She holds a master degree in modern languages (English), an accounting qualification from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and CAS in Mobility of the Future: New Business Models from ETH Zürich.

Erik van den Brink, Product Owner, NS

Erik van den Brink, Product Owner, NS

Details available soon

Catharinus van der Hoek, Business Development & Solutions Advisor, IFS Probity

Catharinus van der Hoek, Business Development & Solutions Advisor, IFS Probity

Experienced SAP background in ERP, Multi Service Delivery of products and services including utilities, high-tech and transportation. Passionate about platform- and subscription economy and the opportunities that these formats of economy bring to develop new buinsess. Main ambition to drive new capabilities based on digital innovation and possibilities to help customers to deliver high quality products and experiences to their end customers in a simple way. Special interest focus on demographical behaviour of customers and changes in consumption patterns in the above mentioned area’s based

Heidi Zhao, Solution Owner for SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management, SAP

Heidi Zhao, Solution Owner for SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management, SAP

Heidi Zhao is Global Solution Owner for SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management (BRIM) based out of Atlanta GA. 

She is responsible for market requirements roll-in and solution go-to-market. Working closely with the development team, she is also globally responsible for management of all SAP BRIM solution aspects including solution strategy and roadmap. 

Heidi has been with SAP America since 2004 and has over 20 years deep SAP Order to Cash and Finance knowledge. 

Klaudia Szelugowska

Phone: +44 - (2) 0121 200 3810

Fax: +44 - (2) 0121 212 1623

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