ERP Research and Reports
Co-founder and Partner, SMB Group
Laurie brings more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry to her current role as Cofounder & Partner, SMB Group. Laurie has built widespread recognition for her insights in the small and medium business (SMB) technology market.
Prior to SMB Group, Laurie worked in analyst roles as a Partner at Hurwitz & Associates; Vice President of SMB Insights & Solutions at AMI-Partners; and Vice President at Summit Strategies, where her original research of the emerging cloud computing model earned her broad recognition as a thought leader in this area. Laurie’s nine years at Digital Equipment Corporation, including her last role as Director of Market and Competitive Intelligence, provide her with critical experience from the vendor perspective.
Laurie is a six-time Small Business Influencer Awards winner; has been recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Small Business Marketing by AllBusiness; and is a member of Dun & Bradstreet’s B2B Expert Community. Laurie blogs often at LaurieMccabe.com, speaks regularly at industry events, and has over 17,000 followers on Twitter.
Founder and President, LMA Consulting Group
Lisa Anderson is the founder and president of LMA Consulting Group, a consulting firm that specializes in manufacturing strategy, end-to-end supply chain transformation and technology adoption that maximizes the customer experience and enables profitable, scalable, dramatic business growth. Lisa has been named in the Top 46 most influential in Supply Chain by SAP, a Top 40 B2B Tech Influencer by Arketi Group and a Top 50 ERP Influencer by Washington-Frank. She recently published, 'I’ve Been Thinking,' an inspiring collection of 101 strategies for creating bold customer promises and profits.
CEO, Third Stage Consulting
Eric Kimberling is one of the most recognized and respected independent ERP systems experts in the world, giving unbiased advice to clients for over 20 years. Eric has been quoted in thousands of articles in newspapers, magazines, and books, including the Wall Street Journal, CIO Magazine and Fortune. He has served as the expert witness in the industry’s highest-profile legal cases, representing both government and private companies across the globe.
Ed’s more than 30 years of leadership and success in a variety of industries includes a unique combination of expertise and experience with product design, sales, engineering, operations, change management and innovation for technology and services firms, as well as highly-regulated industries. He is CEO of OspreyData which is a software company that provides a cloud based Production Optimization Platform in Upstream Oil and Gas. The OspreyData platform leverages Artificial Intelligence to lower maintenance costs and optimize oil production and processes for Production and Facilities Engineers.
Senior Director, ERP Cloud Development
David Haimes is a senior director in the Oracle Cloud Applications Research and Development Organization, focusing on next-generation functional and technical architecture. With close to 20 years at Oracle, Haimes has held various roles working on the development of the Financial Management product suite. He began at Oracle in the UK, building features for EMEA. In 2000, he moved to Oracle HQ in the Silicon Valley to lead a number of initiatives for the Fusion Cloud Financials Suite and develop products from the ground up for the cloud. Most recently, Haimes drove the design, build and launch of the Accounting Hub Reporting Cloud Service.
In his current role, Haimes is tasked with developing the vision and strategy for Oracle’s financial management system. He is leading the efforts across all applications development on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology. His areas of interest include Blockchain, NLP, Chatbots, AI and Machine Learning, and new UX paradigms.
CTO, Blaze IT
David Dozer is a business consulting and IT specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the enterprise software realm. He has dedicated his career to helping clients find and implement software solutions that meet real-world business needs. In his current role as CTO of Blaze IT LLC, he focuses on helping small companies with their digital operations. David is also a member of the SelectHub Thought Leader program.
ERP Architect, A Bigger View
Shelly Gore is CEO and co-founder of A Bigger View. For over 25 years, she successfully designed and implemented complex IT and Cloud-Based ERP systems for corporations in North America and Europe. At Oracle’s OpenWorld and SuiteWorld conferences, Shelly presents on global supply chain, advanced manufacturing, continuous improvement, mobile apps for operational efficiency, warehousing and quality best practices. She is a Thought Leader for the National Science Foundation’s Center of Excellence in IT and serves on the Council of Business Advisors for the Santa Fe Business Incubator.
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Business Value Realization Director, Oracle
Grady Brett Beaubouef is an ERP expert with 20 years of industry experience. He works as a Business Value Realization Director at Oracle, where he helps executives define their business and technology strategies. Beaeubouef is also the author of "Maximize Your Investment: 10 Key Strategies for Effective Packaged Software Implementations".
Harsha Sarjapur is the co-founder of InfoSourcing Inc., an ERP solution provider that assists businesses of all sizes with the implementation of ERP solutions. He has worked in the ERP industry for the last 20 years. His company is an Acumatica certified partner and was recognized as an Acumatica MVP from 2016-2019.
At 25 Erik started a consulting firm focused on writing EDI and B2B integrations for manufacturers. Through scaling the company he realized that there is a great opportunity to improve business for the manufacturers by providing a software hub approach. Orderful, Erik's second venture, started a few years later. Orderful has successfully raised funding from prestigious venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, and is on a path to improve B2B and EDI trading for the world.
Senior Director, CFO Advisory Services
Chuck Langenhop is Senior Director with CFO Advisory Services in Richardson, Texas. His experience includes change management, process reengineering, ERP selection and implementation, and financial planning & analysis. He works with diverse industries including discrete manufacturing, distribution, field service, food processing, and medical devices. Chuck presented at the annual Sage Software Summit and participated in web panels sponsored by CFO magazine and an Infor partner on topics related to ERP selections, functionality trends, and project management. Chuck has been interviewed by CFO, Compliance Week, and Network World. He is a Certified Management Accountant and holds an MBA from Rice University.