Road To Wisdom
Join our panel of the finest licensing minds in the industry as they take you through the latest ITAM updates & potential licensing pitfalls across a range of vendors including: Micro Focus, RedHat, Salesforce, SAP and Oracle. This is your chance to ask your burning questions and grow your professional network.
Panelists will include:
Poppy Gacke – Micro Focus
Rebecca Horton – RedHat
Spithoven, Richard – Oracle
Becki Riall (JNC) – SAP
Serge Koczanowski – Salesforce
Becki RiallSAP Licensing Expert
Becki currently works as a Senior SAP Licensing Consultant at JNC, a specialist SAP Licensing and Security Consultancy. Her responsibilities include commercial and technical analysis for Users, Packages and Indirect/Digital Access. Advisement on identified compliance risks and remediation options, as well as opportunities to minimize cost.
Poppy GackeMicro Focus Licensing Expert
Poppy is a SAM and licensing specialist at FisherITS with experience including roles as Compliance Manager for a major software publisher and a professional services SAM account lead across a variety of industries. Poppy’s licensing knowledge includes numerous audit defence projects across most major software vendors, including contract reviews, advising on NDAs and devising strategies.
Rebecca HortonRed Hat Expert
With 15 years of experience behind her, Rebecca Horton has crafted a career built on discovering and creating value out of IT asset management best practices for customers, large and small, across North America and Europe. Having spent two years with Red Hat, her unique experience in the area of open source software asset management has allowed her a unique perspective on an area of IT which has moved to the forefront of the industry in recent years. Her perspective on the digital transformation journey, and how ITAM and SAM play a key role, has made Rebecca a popular figure among the geekiest of ITAM practitioners, and her blogs, and events are well attended around the world.
Richard SpithovenOracle Expert
Richard is one of the managing partners at B-lay and brings more than thirteen years of relevant license management experience to his role, having previously served as regional director of compliance at Oracle. Richard uses his knowledge of enterprise software vendors to educate, equip and enable software end users in their challenges regarding proper software license management. Richard holds a master’s degree in IT, from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Serge KoczanowskiSalesforce Licensing Expert
Serge Koczanowski is a proven Salesforce guru with more than 8 years of experience of handling the most complicated Salesforce projects in the world, as an architect and a solution consultant. He founded Twistellar, a rocket Salesforce consulting company that grew from 0 to 70+ people in 3.5 years, and shares his knowledge of Salesforce best practices, non-trivial Salesforce solutions and master integration techniques with customers across the globe. Serge is a perfectionist, always aiming at maximum outcome of any of his work.