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Esat Angun

Esat Angun

Director Sales Operations
Octapharma, USA

Biography

Esat Angun is a global CRM and SFE expert with a background in developing and implementing processes, tools, metrics, initiatives and infrastructure that support sales teams. As Director of Sales Operations at Octapharma USA, he leads the Inside Sales and Business Analyst teams and manages the “data consciousness” of the organization with people and technology to translate corporate goals into actionable results. Esat has experience administering all aspects of CRM systems, including data integrity and tactical executions and has managed sales engagements and deployments in North America Welcome, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Prior to Octapharma, Esat held executive sales positions at StayinFront and MedPro Systems.

 
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Liza Pizarro-White

Liza Pizarro-White

President
LPW Training Services

Biography

A true expert in training services, Liza Pizarro-White has extensive experience in pharmaceutical technology training, e-learning and CRM solutions. As President of LPW Training Services, Liza’s strong work ethic and “can do” attitude have proven successful in leading her team to execute over 500 software implementations and train over 60,000 users.

 
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Dale Hagemeyer

Dale Hagemeyer

Partner
Promotion Optimization Institute

Biography

Dale Hagemeyer leads the research, best practices, and advisory function at POI and has been active on the POI Board since its inception. Previously, he was a research vice president and managing vice president at Gartner for 15 years. There, he did research in the application of technology to the business processes of trade promotion and field sales automation for consumer goods manufacturers. Prior to Gartner he spent 14 years in management positions related to the promotion and distribution of products at Sunbeam Corporation, The Quaker Oats Company, PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, and Kroger. He also fulfilled an international assignment in Mexico from 1995 to 1996. He has served on various industry advisory boards for trade associations and industry periodicals.

 
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Wojciech Stramski

Wojciech Stramski

Co-Founder
Lab4Motion Solutions

Biography

Wojciech Stramski has been an active leader in several key business improvement opportunities throughout the EMEA region, bringing significant savings to the bottom line and concurrently increasing market share in a wide range of industries. Currently, Stramski is the Director of Portfolio of Kulczyk Investments, the largest family investment house in Poland with over 4 billion EUR of assets under management. He is a co-founder and investor of Lab4Motion Solutions, a company based in Poznan, Poland, and involved in image and video recognition technology and awarded the winner of the regional 2013 IBM SmartCamp Challenge. A true internal audit and enterprise risk expert, Stramski has over 15 years’ experience in both public and private auditing in companies including KPMG, Altria, Honeywell, and Kulczyk Tradex. He has also been a member of the Supervisory Board and member of the Audit Committee of several entities listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

 
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Mickaël Jordan

Mickaël Jordan

Co-Founder & COO
Augment

Biography

Mickaël is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Augment, an enterprise augmented reality platform. Mickaël co-founded Augment back in 2012 with Jean-François Chianetta and Cyril Champier, driven by the vision of making augmented reality easily accessible to mid-sized and large companies in a variety of verticals, including retail, consumer goods, manufacturing and construction.

 
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Graham Hislop

Graham Hislop

Managing Director
StayinFront Canada

Biography

Graham has over 20 years of leadership and management experience related to Business Intelligence, CRM, and Business Development and is responsible for all sales and operations in Canada. Before joining StayinFront, Graham was the owner of GHI Technologies, a StayinFront partner and leading provider of traditional, on-demand and mobile BI and CRM solutions specializing in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods, and financial industries.

 
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Takshay Aggarwal

Takshay Aggarwal

Sr. Principal
Infosys

Biography

Takshay Aggarwal is a Senior Principal at Infosys, consulting in the retail, CPG, and life sciences sectors. With 13 years of experience and increased responsibility across Fortune 500 companies, Takshay has a stellar record of engaging senior leadership, winning new business, and working with clients to deliver their big bets. He has lead multiple engagements with large and diverse teams in supply chain transformation, sales force excellence, enterprise mobility strategy, and procurement transformation within the CPG and Pharmaceutical industries.

 
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Dale Hagemeyer

Dale Hagemeyer

Partner
Promotion Optimization Institute

Biography

Dale Hagemeyer leads the research, best practices, and advisory function at POI and has been active on the POI Board since its inception. Previously, he was a research vice president and managing vice president at Gartner for 15 years. There, he did research in the application of technology to the business processes of trade promotion and field sales automation for consumer goods manufacturers. Prior to Gartner he spent 14 years in management positions related to the promotion and distribution of products at Sunbeam Corporation, The Quaker Oats Company, PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, and Kroger. He also fulfilled an international assignment in Mexico from 1995 to 1996. He has served on various industry advisory boards for trade associations and industry periodicals.

 
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Michael Del Priore

Michael Del Priore

CIO
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Biography

A true dynamic technology leader, Michael Del Priore has a proven track record of delivering innovative technology solutions that drive growth, performance, and profitability in both the Life Sciences and Consumer Goods industries. As Senior VP and CIO at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Michael has led the development of a new Global IT strategy and launched a series of initiatives to digitize processes and enhance speed and efficiency. Prior to Catalent, Michael was VP and Global CIO at Church & Dwight, where he used his expertise to develop a transformational strategy for leveraging technology in the organization. Before joining Church & Dwight, Michael was Vice President and Global Head of Commercial Operations IT for Roche Pharmaceuticals and also functioned as the Region Head for North America. Earlier in his career, Michael held a series of IT leadership roles in divisions of Philip Morris (Altria), where he led corporate functions as well as international and domestic business.

 
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Ron Temperley

Ron Temperley

Managing Director
20:20 Retail Data Insight

Biography

A true expert in sales management and business strategy, Ron Temperley has extensive experience in leveraging innovative solutions for client success. As Managing Director of 20:20 Retail Data Insight, Ron specializes in directing consumer goods field teams to the stores with the greatest potential to improve ROI and operational compliance. Prior to 20:20 RDI, Ron served as CEO of Meridian ISE for nearly 25 years, providing sales consultancy to several world-leading organizations. Earlier in his career, Ron held management roles with L’Oreal and Rank Hovis, where his results-oriented and agile approach delivered proven successful outcomes.

 
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Diego Dillon

Diego Dillon

Analytics and Business Intelligence Expert
Consultant

Biography

A true analytics expert, Diego Dillon has extensive experience in achievement-oriented marketing, sales, forecasting, reporting, and compensation. As Head of Analytics at Crown Laboratories, Diego successfully built the Commercial Analytics Department and implemented and launched a CRM system. Prior to Crown, Diego held sales and analyst roles at life sciences companies including Merz Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer-Ingelheim, and Bayer Pharmaceutical.

 
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Bryan Andrews

Bryan Andrews

Director – Sales Operations
MedPro Systems

Biography

As a Sales and Marketing executive with MedPro Systems for over 13 years, Bryan coordinates the go-to-market strategy and growth of the MedProID suite of products, maintains strategic partnerships and alliances with industry leading vendors, and identifies emerging markets for MedPro’s data and software offerings.

 
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Chris Ogorzalek

Chris Ogorzalek

Associate Director, North American I.S. Sales Lead
Mondelez International

Biography

With demonstrated expertise in information systems and sales operations, Chris Ogorzalek has deep knowledge in Consumer Goods CRM. Currently, as Associate Director of North America Information Systems and Sales Lead at Mondelēz, Chris is responsible for standardizing selling and merchandising tasks globally in both traditional and modern trade markets. During his tenure, Chris has played a key role in implementing StayinFront mobile CRM software to monitor retailer compliance with Mondelēz’s merchandising promotions. Prior to his current position, Chris held various Director and management roles at Kraft Foods and Nabisco Biscuit Company.

 
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Maciej Witkowski

Maciej Witkowski

COO
Lab4Motion Solutions

Biography

With deep expertise in strategy development and competitive analysis, Maciej Witkowski serves as COO at Lab4Motion Solutions, specializing in advanced image and video intelligence solutions that transform raw data into real-time actionable insights that enable CPG manufacturers, retailers and service organizations to better define, target, control, and continuously improve their retail execution, sales and service strategies. He is a senior executive with hands-on experience in startups as Investment and Portfolio Manager in one of the Polish seed funds, and as a serial Angel Investor.

Maciej also held consulting and business analyst roles at KPMG, where he leveraged his economics and financial background to provide financial & strategic advisory services as a member of M&A teams. In the course of his advisory career he has worked with multiple retailer and FMCG companies.

 
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Richard Bradley

IT Director
Kellogg’s UK

Biography

Richard Bradley is the IT Director at Kellogg’s. Richard has more than 18 years of experience in the consumer goods industry and has held other roles at Kellogg’s such as a Trade Sector Controller and Head of Field Sales. Prior to Kellogg’s, Richard was the National Account Executive with Carlsberg Group.

 
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Tanya Barden

CEO
Australian Food and Grocery Council

Biography

Tanya Barden is the Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Food and Grocery Council, which is Australia’s peak industry body representing food, beverage and grocery manufacturers. Tanya brings tremendous experience and proven success at senior executive levels in both the public and private sectors, including work on competition policy and regulation, energy, telecommunications and Commonwealth-State financial relations. Tanya also gained commercial experience running her own on line organic home delivery business. Previously the AFGC Director of Economics, Trade and Sustainability, Tanya has strong experience with the $126 billion food and grocery sector and led the secretariat’s work on a range of issues relating to international trade and the competitiveness and environmental sustainability of the industry.

 
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Mark Jara

Principal
RxS LLC

Biography

With over 25 years of experience in various development, management and leadership roles, Mark Jara is a Principal of RxS LLC. He has over 17 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and specializes in various industry-related topics, including sample accountability, compliance, pharma sales analytics, sales operations and SFA/CRM tools. Mark speaks at various conferences on the crossroads of technology and the pharmaceutical industry. He was also recently nominated to the 2018 PharmaVoice 100.

 
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Georgia Lennon

CEO
The Drinks Association

Biography

Georgia Lennon is the visionary Chief Executive Officer of The Drinks Association. She has over 20 years of management and marketing experience and is responsible for the overall strategy of the not-for-profit association, including policy, profitability, growth and product development.

Before leading The Drinks Association, Lennon was General Manager, People, Communications & Corporate Affairs of Accolade Wines, Board Member of Winemakers’ Federation of Australia, and Head of Marketing of Experian Asia Pacific.

 
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Andy Foweather

Associate Director
20:20 Retail Data Insight

Biography

With 32 years’ experience, Andy Foweather is an Associate Director for 20:20 Retail Data Insight. Andy is an accomplished sales leader with expertise in delivering profitable sales growth through developing winning strategies and organizations.

Andy has operated at the Board Director level for over eleven years, leading substantive change in the UK and across European markets. He has been successful at influencing and driving alignment in matrix organizations and leading cross functional projects.

 
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Thomas R. Buckley

Thomas R. Buckley
Chief Executive Officer, StayinFront

As the CEO of StayinFront, Tom Buckley is the driving force behind the company's vision and growth and has built a team of top-flight managers and strategic alliances with key industry partners. With a vision of leveraging technology to solve business problems, Tom founded StayinFront in 2000. He has grown the company into a leading global provider of SaaS-based mobile field solutions in the life sciences and consumer goods industries with successful deployments in over 50 countries across six continents.

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