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Combine SAP and AI on the IBM Cloud to Gain a Competitive Edge

Cloud Managed Services

Every organization wants an edge, whether that's getting to market first, delivering exceptional customer experience or creating unique operating efficiency. Running S/4HANA on the IBM Cloud is the starting point to capture that edge. We will cover IBM’s SAP consulting, migration, and managed services on the IBM Cloud: Designed for Your Data, AI Ready and Secure to the Core.

Topic:
Core Curriculum Cloud Cloud Managed Services
Venue:
Cloud and Data Campus Theater A
Time:
Thu (March 22), 10:30AM PT

Speakers

Mark Slaga

General Manager, Cloud Managed Services, IBM

As General Manager of IBM Cloud Managed Application Services, Mark Slaga is responsible for accelerating the business transformation of clients as they plan, build, and run their enterprise applications on the IBM Cloud. Mark is a strategic leader in the Cloud business community, and brings with him a wealth of experience to IBM. Previously he served as CEO of Dimension Data Services Americas, a firm specializing in Hybrid Cloud, digital infrastructure, and cybersecurity solutions. Chosen as one of the "Top 25 Most Influential CEOs in Technology" by CRN Magazine in 2014, Mark is skilled at maximizing competitive advantage and returns on technology investments for his clients, and is an effective and dynamic speaker.

Anil Saboo

Vice President, Business Development, SAP

Anil Saboo is a Vice President of Business Development at SAP and responsible for building strategic technology and GTM partnerships to drive new business development opportunities, supporting critical customer engagements while driving programs around Digital Transformation, Cognitive, IoT, Cloud and Analytics. Anil has worked at SAP for the past 10 years in a multitude of leadership roles, across SAP's portfolio of products and solutions.

Anil has had extensive experience in the technology industry across multiple disciplines including product management, product marketing, business development and strategic alliances. Anil holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from VNIT, India, a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)

Darren Wyatt

Chief Financial Officer, LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc. (a Berkshire Hathaway Company)

Darren Wyatt has built his career through varying responsibilities in the Chemicals & Petroleum industry including most recently VP of Finance at Lubrizol and currently Chief Financial Officer at LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc. ("LSPI") in Houston, TX. In Darren's current role, he led the spin-off of LSPI from receiving shared services support from another sister Berkshire Hathaway company into an independent stand-a-lone entity within the Berkshire Hathaway family. Mr. Wyatt holds a Bachelors of Finance from Regis University and has completed an Executive Management program at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. In his spare time, Darren enjoys traveling and spending time with his grandkids.

Ann Corrao

CTO and Distinguished Engineer of IBM Cloud Managed Services, IBM

Ann is a Distinguished Engineer and CTO for IBM Cloud Managed Application Services which delivers Managed SAP on the Cloud. She has a specialty in storage and developing cloud services. She has been with IBM for 17 years. In her role as CTO, Ann sets the technical strategy and drives innovations in the market. Ann has lead the software defined storage strategy for GTS outsourcing. She was chief storage architect for the Cloud Innovation Lab which is re-designing the storage services for our cloud (file, object and block) . She has 18 patents issued and another 8 in progress.