Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

The Largest Premier Gathering of Process Mining Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives sharing key solutions to current & future challenges

Speakers

Rameshwar Balanagu

Head of Digital Automation | Enterprise Architecture

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José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation

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Anthony Huffman

Senior Operational Excellence Manager

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Rudolf Kuhn

VP, Process Mining

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Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success

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Dr. Julian Krumeich

Director Product Management - ARIS

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Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach

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Wendy Sherrock

Vice President Operational Effectiveness

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Rameshwar Balanagu

Head of Digital Automation | Enterprise Architecture, Avaya

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Over Twenty years of executive experience in the enterprise software industry in product marketing, product strategy, product management, business development, and software development.

Seasoned Enterprise Architect with Focus on Automation & Analytics. My job is to Convert Strategy to Execution. Mission, vision, strategy, and plan of action for transformative programs that want to use Data & Automation for meaningful use. Acting as Advisory Leader driving Enterprise Data and Digital Transformation Strategy.

Comfortable working with C-Suite. Execute large projects using Design Thinking, Mind Mapping, and Prototyping. Drive Business Transformation using Architecture/Analytics/ Automation in the areas of Business.

Industry Thought Leader, Blogger, and Speaker in topics including Analytics, AI, Data Governance and Automation.

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.

Anthony Huffman

Senior Operational Excellence Manager , Molex, LLc

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Anthony (Tony) Huffman has over 15 years of operations leadership experience in the electronic solutions, life sciences, and aerospace industries. He has expertise in a range of digital transformation technologies and is a recognized expert in strategy deployment, quality systems, risk management, and EBITDA driven operational excellence. Tony has worked closely with operations leaders across 20 countries, establishing capabilities founded on Koch Industries, Market Based Management®, Danaher Business System, and Toyota Production System. Tony has led hundreds of operational excellence and strategy development events all over the world, including leading c-suite level members. Tony is driven to build and grow organizations, markets, and margins.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. He is certified in Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, and Leadership. Tony sits on the Board Advisory Team for the University of Illinois at Chicago; Supply Chain and Logistics Center, and Enterprise Digitalization; Digital Transformation for Manufacturing.

Rudolf Kuhn

VP, Process Mining, UiPath

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 09:00 - 10:00 am

Biography

Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success, LeanIX

Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 13th July 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 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.

Dr. Julian Krumeich

Director Product Management - ARIS, Software AG

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Julian is responsible for shaping Software AG’s Process Mining solution – ARIS – the industry leading platform that integrates process mining with business process management. His close collaboration with key customers, global market analysts and innovative spirit enable him to define and implement strategies to achieve operational excellence and ensure customer success.

Before joining Software AG, Julian was a researcher and project manager for the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence where he delivered innovative projects that combined AI and BPM. Julian is a recognized global speaker and author of several articles in high-ranking scientific journals.

Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach ,

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

Wednesday 20th March 2019 | 15:15 - 16:30 pm

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 .

Wendy Sherrock

Vice President Operational Effectiveness, Finastra

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

Tuesday 17th November 2020 | 14:30 - 16:00 pm

Biography

Wendy's passion is founded on removing barriers and igniting new ways of thinking.  She started her performance improvement / change management career as a Six Sigma Black Belt at GE and has worked in multiple industries over the past 20+ years.  Today Wendy leads the Operational Effectiveness team and works across the organization to unlock people capabilities, optimize processes, and leverage systems to enable a world class customer, and employee experience.   

Finastra is a Fintech company that provides the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. 

Most hated phrase = "We've always done it that way."                            

Favorite Activity = Family Kanban Board huddles

 

Previous Process Mining Speakers

Rajeeve Kaul

Corporate Vice President

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Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach

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Janice Minnis

Global Change Manager

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José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation

More about José

Anthony Huffman

Senior Operational Excellence Manager

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Sam Covell

Chief Procurement Officer

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Rudolf Kuhn

VP, Process Mining

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Sandy Kemsley

BPM Industry Analyst & Architect

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Norman Rankis

Information Technology & Automated Process Controls Manager

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J-M Erlendson

Senior Systems Engineer, Intelligent Business Solutions

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Anisa Aull

Global Product Marketing Manager

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Scott Van Valkenburgh

Vice President, Global Alliances Leader

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Pete Galdi

Process Intelligence Account Executive

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Yiannis Broustas

Product Marketing

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Jon Knisley

Principal, Automation and Process Excellence

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Jon Knisley

Principal, Automation and Process Excellence

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Rajeeve Kaul

Corporate Vice President, McDonalds

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

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

Biography

A dynamic leader with proven expertise in developing and leveraging predictive analytics to build and execute transformative strategies for optimizing profitability and growth. Broad and diverse experiences in driving success in B2B, B2C, and online digital channels across multiple industries. Experience creating and leading best in class organizations in areas of pricing strategy, profitability management and big data and predictive analytics at McDonalds, GE, Cardinal Health, Officemax, Essendant, G4S and AutoZone. Led the development and successful implementation of the world’s first store-specific assortment and pricing optimization solution leveraging SAS and R. Drives change and innovation through effective cross-functional collaboration, communication, customer relations, and talent management. Demonstrated expertise leading high performance organizations to deliver P&L results across multiple industries. 

Mark McGregor

Author, Performance & Business Coach ,

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

Wednesday 20th March 2019 | 15:15 - 16:30 pm

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 .

Janice Minnis

Global Change Manager, Warner Media

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Jan Minnis is a graduate of Georgetown University, and has extensive experience as an executive in the private sector, education, and non-profit organizations. She is the former Chief Information Officer of the National Education Association (NEA).  Jan has deployed full life cycle change management and project management methodologies for a large customer list of non-profits such as National Education Association, Fannie Mae Foundation, Sukyo Mahikari, and Federal clients such as the CDC, NIH, and Dept. of Health & Human Services. She has spent many years as a technology leader delivering innovative solutions and providing operational efficiencies and process management. 

She is ITIL and Change Management/Prosci certified. She has deep experiences in fast-paced environments, managing multiple priorities and deploying enterprise level changes for strategic and critical multi-million-dollar programs.  Jan is originally from Washington, DC.  She currently lives in Lake Spivey, GA with her husband and four children. Following her work as an executive, she had provided consulting services around the greater Atlanta area as an organizational change consultant. She helps many Atlanta based companies with technology and enterprise-wide changes. Her commercial list includes SunTrust, Newell Brands, McKesson, Time Warner, Quintiles, and Freddie Mac.  She continues to work in the education sector as a board member of the SAT/ACT Leadership Enrichment Academy. Currently she is a Global Change Manager at WarnerMedia.

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.

Anthony Huffman

Senior Operational Excellence Manager , Molex, LLc

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Anthony (Tony) Huffman has over 15 years of operations leadership experience in the electronic solutions, life sciences, and aerospace industries. He has expertise in a range of digital transformation technologies and is a recognized expert in strategy deployment, quality systems, risk management, and EBITDA driven operational excellence. Tony has worked closely with operations leaders across 20 countries, establishing capabilities founded on Koch Industries, Market Based Management®, Danaher Business System, and Toyota Production System. Tony has led hundreds of operational excellence and strategy development events all over the world, including leading c-suite level members. Tony is driven to build and grow organizations, markets, and margins.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. He is certified in Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, and Leadership. Tony sits on the Board Advisory Team for the University of Illinois at Chicago; Supply Chain and Logistics Center, and Enterprise Digitalization; Digital Transformation for Manufacturing.

Sam Covell

Chief Procurement Officer, Genpact

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Sam is a recognized expert in procurement and professional services industry and as an experienced chief procurement officer, leverages her skills, experience and understanding of global business complexities to develop innovative sourcing strategies that deliver measurable outcomes.

Rudolf Kuhn

VP, Process Mining, UiPath

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 09:00 - 10:00 am

Biography

Sandy Kemsley

BPM Industry Analyst & Architect, Kemsley Design

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Sandy Kemsley is an independent analyst and systems architect, specializing in digital process automation (DPA),  business process management (BPM), the social enterprise, enterprise architecture and business intelligence. During her career, she’s run product companies and service firms and worked for large organizations. She is also a globally-featured speaker on the topic of BPM and its impact on business.

Norman Rankis

Information Technology & Automated Process Controls Manager, McWane Ductile

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

“What do you get if you cross a Quality Guru with a Computer Honcho? You probably get someone who sounds and acts like Norman Rankis” Quoted from Microsoft TechNet.

Basing his career on the above quotation, Norman has gained the reputation of being highly motivated and qualified Information Technology Director/CIO with an expansive experience in bringing technology solutions with cost savings to upper management.

Over the years, Norman has been exceptional in preparing and analyzing complex technical matters involving existing and emerging issues pertaining to the subject area. Norman serves as a subject matter expert.

J-M Erlendson

Senior Systems Engineer, Intelligent Business Solutions, Software AG

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

Wednesday 18th November 2020 | 13:30 - 14:00 pm

Biography

J-M Erlendson is a Business Process Architect, Methodology Specialist and Transformation Engineering Leader with over 15 years of experience in Business Process Management, Enterprise Architecture, Supply Chain Management and Project Management, helping clients develop and implement business process framework strategies and execute process improvement and architecture modernization projects. He has consulted for a variety of clients in Canada and the United States, particularly in public sector, retail, utilities, manufacturing, lottery and gaming, telecom and oil and gas. J-M has helped grow and sustain the Software AG ARIS and Alfabet practices across North America for more than a decade.

Anisa Aull

Global Product Marketing Manager, Celonis, inc

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Anisa Aull is a Global Product Marketing Manager at Celonis, where she works to align the evolution of the core Celonis solution with customer needs and challenges. Her focus areas include Celonis's soltuion for system migration along with Celonis's Automation, AI Engine, Action Engine capabilities.

Scott Van Valkenburgh

Vice President, Global Alliances Leader, Genpact

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Scott is responsible for the company's overall alliance strategy, execution and joint offering development. Previously, Scott was senior director of alliances at SAS, and led the company's global partner relationships.

Prior to SAS, Scott was the founder and managing partner of The Sequoia Architecture Group. He also served as a principal for PricewaterhouseCoopers within their management consulting services practice's information and technology practice. While at PwC, Scott helped FORTUNE 500 corporations create, develop, evaluate and implement ERP, CRM and client/server strategies and solutions.

Pete Galdi

Process Intelligence Account Executive, Signavio

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Peter Galdi is a Sr. Sales Executive at Signavio. He has spent much of his career focusing on helping his clients understand how to get the most information from their data and how to make improvements in their business transformation journey based on that information.

Yiannis Broustas

Product Marketing, Celonis

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Yiannis is a Global Product Marketing Manager at Celonis with a focus on Process Analytics and Task Mining as well as a thought leader in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, and Intelligent Automation. 
Yiannis embarked on the global Artificial Intelligence journey more than a decade ago and continuously seeks to help stakeholders leverage its power towards a more intelligent, yet sustainable, future. He has implemented advanced applications of Machine Learning within pre-Seed, Seed, Series A/B/C startups, and Fortune500 organizations, combining Product, Marketing, and BusDev/Sales expertise.

Whatever free time is left, he dedicates it to grooming and supporting early-stage entrepreneurs either as an Adj. Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship at New York University or as an Angel investor. 

Jon Knisley

Principal, Automation and Process Excellence, Fortress IQ

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Jon Knisley is a Principal at FortressIQ where he helps companies leverage process intelligence to accelerate their automation and transformation programs.

Prior to his current role, Jon served as the Chief Architect for Intelligent Business Automation at the Defense Department’s Joint AI Center.

Jon Knisley

Principal, Automation and Process Excellence, Fortress IQ

Process Mining Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Jon Knisley is a Principal at FortressIQ where he helps companies leverage process intelligence to accelerate their automation and transformation programs.

Prior to his current role, Jon served as the Chief Architect for Intelligent Business Automation at the Defense Department’s Joint AI Center.