At Finance Forum 2014, you’ll hear how IBM solutions can help you: build a platform advantage to connect analytics and management processes; span the enterprise with links to connect operational cause and financial effect; and provide a system of engagement to keep everyone in the loop—even while on the go.
*Speakers will vary by city.
Director, Product Marketing, Business Analytics, IBM
Doug Barton and his team make it their mission to understand the many challenges facing modern financial, operational and sales performance management organizations. With more than 25 years of experience in accounting, corporate finance and enterprise software, Doug helps IBM clients apply the practices and technology they need to drive breakthrough results in performance management, governance, risk and compliance processes. As Director of Product Marketing for IBM Business Analytics, he is responsible for sharing the depth and breadth of IBM software solutions to help organizations solve problems and deliver better results. Doug is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Certified Public Account.
Performance Management Strategy Executive, IBM
Jim Collins works closely with sales and solutions delivery teams to ensure that IBM Performance Management (PM) solutions address the enterprise or industry-specific business issues and challenges of IBM clients, as expressed by their finance and management executives. Jim has more than 35 years of experience in financial management, including holding positions of CFO and Controller. He has a background in various industries including telecom, semiconductors, consumer products, manufacturing, import/export, ethical pharmaceuticals and electronics. Jim has been in the seats of our customers and prospects. He brings valuable insight and practical, best-practice knowledge to the design, implementation and integration of IBM solutions.
Business Unit Executive, Business Analytics, IBM
Tony Levy has more than 20 years of experience working with Global 2000 organizations in the selection and deployment of enterprise solutions for operations and finance. With a background in engineering as well as a Harvard MBA, Tony brings insight and a passion for helping clients to his role as Business Unit Executive with IBM Software Solutions Group. Tony has helped organizations in a range of industries drive better business performance through the strategic application of business analytics software.
Business Unit Executive, Performance Management Strategy, IBM
Chad Peruba has more than 21 years of experience in business software, including roles in pre-sales, sales, marketing, and product management. In his role as Business Unit Executive for Performance Management Strategy, Chad brings both technical knowledge and deep insight into the business needs of IBM clients to the task of helping clients choose the solutions that best fit their unique processes. Chad is well-versed in the opportunities and challenges presented by the fast-growing field of cloud computing, and he is deeply involved in IBM’s development of cloud-based solutions appropriate to the demanding environment of the finance organization. Chad has an MBA in Finance and Information systems from the University of Illinois.
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IBM Business Analytics Summit 2014
Complimentary half-day or full-day IT events—coming soon to a city near you! Encourage your IT colleagues to register and attend. They’ll learn strategies to meet the growing demands of business leaders, while maintaining IT governance and control.