2020 Judges

Jayendra Viswanathan | Project Leader | Mphasis Limited | chennai, Tamil Nadu, India | Engineering and Technology | Jayendra is a result-focused Technical project manager near 20 years of IT experience. 10+ Years of software development/Application support/Product support/Production support. With over 8 years of Project/Program Management/PMO Experience. Good Coordinator with Outstanding record of delivering solutions on time and within budget. Management background include managing service delivery for multinational clients, leading teams, developing and managing budgets, contracts agreement, monitoring project standards for deliverable. Exposure to program management.
Michael Greene | CEO | PasswordPing | Boulder, Colorado, United States | Security Software | Michael Greene is a growth-oriented CEO and General Manager with extensive experience across the organization from product and operations to sales and marketing – in a variety of international high growth companies. Michael is currently CEO of Enzoic (formerly PasswordPing), a cyber-security startup that screens logins for compromised credentials. Prior to Enzoic, he was the CEO of ID Watchdog, an identity theft protection company that was sold to Equifax in 2017. Before IDWatchdog, Michael held senior management positions at Symantec, PC Tools, Webroot, Thompson Micromedix, Raindance and Baxter. Michael graduated with an MBA from the University of Colorado in 2000 and has a BA in Biology. He lives in beautiful Boulder, Colorado with his wife and 2 sons. Honors & Awards 2017 – SC Media Reboot Leadership Award for Thought Leadership 2016 JAVELIN Identity Protection Leaders in Prevention, Detection, and Resolution Dig|Benefits Technology Innovator Award Clear Choice Award PC Magazine Editor’s Choice Award PC World Editor’s Choice Award SC Magazine – Best in Category Awards
Fatma Maleta | | | , , | Education and Training | I am Global Goodwill Ambassador for Tanzania , Foundation of fatmamaleta relief campaign, co-founder of papillon general Enterprises
Jeff Kushner | | | , , | Information Technology Software | A Seasoned Professional Elevating the Game for Allgress Jeff Kushner, the Chief Marketing Officer of Allgress leads marketing for the company. He is responsible for the global marketing strategy, branding, positioning, and market communications. The enthusiastic leader brings over 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership roles in technology marketing and business development. Before Allgress, he has held several prestigious positions in various organizations and increased their revenue and market penetration. Notably, his efforts have been instrumental in advancing the development and adoption of application, compliance and risk management.
Kumar Varun Verma | Manager, Product Marketing | Veritas Technologies | Pune, Maharashtra, India | Business Products and Services | Varun Verma is a Product Marketing Leader & Data Protection Evangelist with 15 years of experience with Global Fortune 500 companies. Varun Verma brings extensive experience to the information management market, including backup, networking and networked storage concepts and technologies. At Kaseya, Varun is the manager of Product Marketing for Endpoint Monitoring and Management product line, driving thought leadership, asset creation, go to market guidance and campaign strategy. Prior to joining Kaseya, Varun held product management, product and field marketing positions, professional services and education at leading technology providers including Veritas, Symantec, Cognizant, and KPIT Cummins. He holds a Master’s diploma in Human Resources Management and Operations Management. He also holds a Certificate in Leadership, Policy and Governance from Indian Institute of Management Ranchi. He has been a judge for multiple international awards like the prestigious SVUS Awards, Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, Stevie Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, Stevie American Business Awards, Stevie International Business Awards, and the STC International awards.
Keshn Lipi | Chief of What | Sikka | Yes, Long, Vanuatu | Chemicals | Yes
Valeria Magoni | Head of marketing | Tanaza | Milano, MI, Italy | Telecommunications | Expert Marketer with broad experience in B2B strategy, product positioning, international business development.
Levent Can Özokutucu | Digital Marketing and Event Manager | Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles | , Kocaeli, Turkey | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics | Award winning Digital Marketing expert contributing to the creative and business development sectors of automotive industry for more than 8 years. Generating profit through highly reactive campaigns. Offering the intellectual support for key stakeholders and C-Level executives. Applying in-depth industry understanding of both digital marketing and event management. Spearheaded multimedia marketing campaigns. Experienced in designing, creating, and managing content across multiple communication channels and big data with Machine Learning project. Led a blended skills team and yearly brand budget. Committed to bring experience to the company desiring new media expertise and a dynamic approach to marketing plan development and management. Skilled in networking with experts in various media fields to develop solutions to the challenges faced by any company in the modern economy. Adept in reinvigorating a flagging marketing department or support the work accomplished by other executives and directors. 17 Awards receiver.
Brian Laing | SVP Corp Dev & Strategic Alliances | Lastline | Redwood Shores, California, United States | Security Software | Entrepreneur, technology visionary and business leader For more than 20 years, Brian Laing has shared his strategic business vision and technical leadership with a range of start-ups and established companies in various executive level roles. Brian is driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a proven ability to turn product visions into business results. He possesses a distinct mixture of technology, business and creative expertise drawing on his deep experience. Companies have benefited not only from his “big picture” vision, but also from his understanding of the interconnected pathways that accompany it. Brian currently serves on the management team of IT security innovator Lastline. The author of “APT for Dummies,” he was previously vice president of AhnLab, where he directed the US operations of this internationally known security and software leader. Before joining AhnLab, Brian founded Hive Media where he served as CEO. He co-founded RedSeal Systems ($31M in funding), and conceived the overall design and features of the product. He was also founder and CEO of self-funded Blade Software, who released the industry’s first commercial IPS/FW testing tool.
Anjali Chugh | President | Cosmique Global Inc | New York, New York, United States | Business Products and Services | Anjali is an Attorney turned coach, speaker, and a published Author. Apart from being the founder of Cosmique Global Inc, a business advisory firm in New York, she’s a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and a mentor to many small businesses in the US. In the recent past, she served as the President of one of the NY chapters of NAPW, a leading women’s networking organization. During her tenure with NAPW, she spent her time in educating and empowering women in business. Having decades of legal and counseling experience makes her well equipped to guide her clients every step of the way, when it comes to business development and expansion. She also offers empowerment, inner growth & leadership programs to both adults and children.
Nancy MacGregor | Content and Media Strategist | Trier Company | , , United States | Information Technology Software | Nancy MacGregor is a seasoned communications & content strategy professional with a 20+-year record of achievement leading global PR and content marketing efforts for established and emerging companies within an array of B2B and consumer sectors: security, wireless / networking, SaaS, financial services software, search, e-commerce and enterprise software. She has worked with industry leaders like Ruckus Wireless, SLI Systems, Brillio, Verodin and Nominum, and her efforts have generated coverage in media outlets such as CNBC, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and a host of tech publications. She has also ghostwritten numerous articles for clients in online media sites such as ClickZ, Internet Retailer, Dark Reading and Forbes. Nancy has solid experience developing and directing strategic PR programs in fast-paced, dynamic environments, as well as managing content development campaigns to support sales goals and key corporate initiatives.
Tara Kelly | Senior Vice President of Operations | Health Advocate | Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services | Tara Kelly joined Health Advocate in April 2006 with more than 22 years of healthcare operations experience. As Senior Vice President of Operations, Tara is responsible for overseeing the service operations of Health Advocate, which include implementation of new clients, development of reporting systems and achieving the service metrics set for the organization. Immediately before joining Health Advocate, Tara was Director of Operations for CIGNA International Expatriate Benefits. As director, she managed their service functions that included the claims processing unit, key account representatives, installation team, and mail operations center. Previously, Tara was Director of Customer Service for SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories and managed seven call centers around the country. Prior to joining SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories, Tara held several positions of increasing responsibility including Assistant Vice President of Operations with Aetna U.S. Healthcare. Tara earned her Master’s degree from Temple University and her Bachelor’s degree from Millersville University.
Hui Wu-Curtis | GM, Customer Operations & Strategy | APS (Arizona Public Service) | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Energy & Utilities | Hui Wu-Curtis is a thought-leader who specializes in contact centers operations and service delivery. She has over 20-years of experience in leadership roles across multiple industries including hospitality, utility, financial services, telecommunications and healthcare. Currently she is the GM, Customer Operation & Strategy for APS, Arizona’s largest public utility company. Prior to joining APS, Hui served as the Sr. Director, Global Customer Care Strategy for Choice Hotels where she had responsibility and influence over all contact center sales and support divisions under Shared Services including Reservations/Sales, Member Services, Property Support, Reputation Management, International Operations, Social Media, Customer Relations, Workforce Management, Reporting & Analytics, Vendor Relations and Contract Negotiations which supported over 6,500 hotels in 35 countries. Hui is an active speaker at numerous customer service conferences both domestically and globally which she has shared her stories about operational innovation, driving customer experience and transformational leadership. She was named CCW 2017 Customer Experience Leader of the Year and has published several articles on leveraging data analytics and insight to drive innovation in customer service delivery and support.
Satishkumar Boguda | Software Engineer | Applexus Technologies | Sandiego, California, United States | Information Technology Services | It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as Mr. Satish Kumar Boguda, a multifaceted Software Engineer in the field of IT industry with 12 years of experience, based out at Sandiego – California. Having made numerous contributions for the IT industry by serving industry clients in Oil and Gas, Utilities, Production, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, Transport and Energy divisions. I am a technology evangelist with key expertise in understanding the true value of core technology in digital transformation and effectively use technology as a competitive advantage in the delivery of business results. Through my Knowledge, I help businesses take advantage of the emerging innovations by adapting new technology ideas, tackling complex issues, delegating duties thoughtfully and managing time appropriately. I am specialized in the below areas from some of prestigious institutes across the globe. Machine Learning – Stanford University High Dimensional Data Analysis – Harvard University Data Science Professional – IBM Executive Data Science – John Hopkins University Intelligent Machining – State University of Newyork Product Owner – PSPO Scrum Master – PSM IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL V3.0) Intelligent Enterprises – SAP Leonardo Internet of Things (IoT) – SAP 80+ SAP Record of Achievements
Leo Garneau | Chief Marketing Officer | Zelis Healthcare | Bedminster, New Jersey, United States | Information Technology Services | Sales and marketing executive with an outstanding record of building brands and businesses, delivering shareholder value and sustainable new revenue from healthcare IT services, e-payments, health accounts, Consumer and Rx pharmaceuticals, wellness programs, medical tourism, Consumer products, cause marketing and student health initiatives. Consistent success in building relationships, gaining insight and achieving business metrics from Health Account Administrators, Employers, Consumers, Retail/Trade, Wellness Solution Providers, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals, Managed Care Organizations, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Third Party Administrators, Health Plans and College/University Students. Consistently demonstrates the ability to lead cross functional teams, direct reports and key partner relationships. Considered an expert at building value in white space, the drivers of healthcare stakeholder behavior, B2B and B2B2C marketing and customer purchase triggers.
Nora Hahn | Senior Manager, Corporate Communications | Sungard Availability Services | Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States | Information Technology Services | Nora Hahn is a seasoned corporate communications professional with background in executive and customer communications, public relations and media relations. She joined Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) in 2012 to manage case studies and customer communications. She now manages channel and partner PR, as well as the Customer Advocacy Program. Prior to joining Sungard AS, Nora was a public relations manager with Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer Corporation for more than 20 years. She was also an Account Executive in the Houston office of Burson Marsteller. Nora is a graduate of the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.
Patty Lewis | VP, Customer Service | USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, Texas, United States | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance | Patty Lewis – Vice President, Customer Service: Ms. Lewis joined USHEALTH Advisors in May of 2011 as Marketing Director. In November of 2013, she became Assistant Vice President of Marketing. Ms. Lewis moved to USHEALTH Administrators in August of 2015 as Assistant Vice President of Customer Service. She became Vice President, Customer Service in September of 2016. Ms. Lewis has 19 years of insurance industry experience in the areas of marketing, operations and agency. Prior to joining USHEALTH Group, Inc., Ms. Lewis served as Assistant Vice President in the Agency Marketing Group at Health Markets. Ms. Lewis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech from Northwestern University in 1982 and an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in 2015.
Abbas Shahid Baqir | Managing Director | Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Education and Training | Abbas Shahid Baqir is a technology visionary and computer security specialist who thrives on solving complex problems. Abbas is an industry-recognized security expert with over 15 years of hands-on experience. His career is highlighted on starting and creating new companies, organizations and products. He loves creating new entities and discovering creative ways of solving complex problems. Abbas responded to numerous sophisticated cyber intrusions into corporate networks. Abbas worked with corporate and governmental victims to find and eradicate intrusions in their networks, mitigate data loss, and implement cyber best practices to ensure victim networks were more resilient to attacks. Abbas managed a team of highly skilled Special Agents, Intelligence Analysts, and Forensic Examiners conducting global investigations. Criminal and National Security Hackers repeatedly target telecommunication infrastructure for the purpose of financial gain or hostile intelligence gathering. Abbas worked closely with partners in the telecommunication industry to identify malware and hacking techniques responsible for the breaches, locate the individuals responsible, and secure the victims against additional loss. Abbas supervised multiple investigations into the compromise of banking and securities trading computer systems. He combined host and network forensics in addition to innovative intelligence operations to identify and neutralize threat actors both domestically and internationally.
Judy Shelton | Vice President | Samson | , California, United States | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet | At work
Allison Plattsmier | | Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, Tennessee, United States | Non-Profit or Government Organizations | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.S. in Political Science: Public Administration and Nonprofit Management and a minor in Entrepreneurship. She went on to receive her M.Ed. in Community Development and Action from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Education in Leadership and Professional Practice at Trevecca Nazarene University. She completed an Elite Masters of Business Administration in four months through Smartly and is a Certified Nonprofit Professional, Certified Fund Raising Executive, and a SHRM Certified Professional. Allison has a wealth of experience in the nonprofit sector including Associate Director of Programs and Development for the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee, Community Investment Manager for NeedLink Nashville, and Executive Director of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) Foundation. She currently serves as Founder & CEO of a nonprofit called Close the Loop and runs her own nonprofit consulting business, AQP Consulting. She has raised over $1.2 million throughout her time in the nonprofit sector earning her recognition as one of AFP’s 2018 Outstanding Young Professionals and specializes in nonprofit governance, strategic planning, donor psychology, and grant writing.
Praveen Kotturu | Director | KPMG | Montvale, New Jersey, United States | Business Products and Services | Technology leader for the Enterprise Transaction Services organization within KPMG Digital Nexus (US technology organization) responsible for Application development & systems administration. Leads the organization responsible for 24/7 support of Application development, system administration, user administration, domain,architecture, application database support, application integration (MW), enterprise application monitoring, mobile app support, data-center coordination, and enterprise batch monitoring across the Enterprise Transaction Services business application portfolio. Business application portfolio comprises of these core business functions: ERP Solutions, Marketing, Finance and Accounting, HR, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Enterprise Business Intelligence, Audit, and Resource management. Trusted technical adviser to the client service delivery teams working on client pursuits, delivery, innovation, and discovery in the areas of: ERP, digital transformation, technology implementation, application migrations, and intelligent automation.
ilya Bodner | Founder & CEO | Bold Penguin | Columbus, Ohio, United States | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance | Ilya Bodner has changed the way people buy, sell, and think about commercial insurance. A startup enthusiast and insurtech pioneer, Ilya is the founder and CEO of Bold Penguin, a rapidly growing tech company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Ilya started his career on the front lines as an agent, and has been on a mission to upgrade the industry through one successful startup after another. Recent recognitions include “Executive of the Year” by BizTech and Best in Biz, “People’s Choice Innovation Leader of the Year” by the Insurance Innovation Awards, and Columbus Business First’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2019.
Erinne Dyer | EVP, Growth | Envera Health | Richmond, Virginia, United States | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services | I have spent the majority of my career in growth and consumer engagement areas of healthcare. Specifically, I have led all areas of marketing, communications, branding and outreach strategies for two major healthcare systems and have developed an expertise in tools, applications and workflows that design the ideal consumer experience. Data management, CRM, marketing automation, call center and campaign delivery are primary areas of expertise. I have two master’s degrees; one in human development and counseling from Vanderbilt University and my MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern.
Anna-Karin Persson | Head of Sales and Marketing | Topvisible AB | Malmö, , Sweden | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | I’ve been working in sales for the last 15 years, before that I was in customer relations. My experience runs from pure telemarketing to field sales and management. For the last 5 years I’ve been managing the sales at the digital marketing agency Topvisible in Sweden. I really love sales, everything from coaching new stars to closing deals with the clients. And I think I would be a good fit as a judge for the sales and service awards.
Santanu Baruah | Vice President | Goldman Sachs | bayonne, New Jersey, United States | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance | Santanu is a Digital Experience expert at Marcus by Goldman Sachs (www.marcus.com). Marcus is the Consumer Bank by Goldman Sachs that provides Loans and Deposit Account services, along with its recent foray into Personal Finance Management ( Clarity Money mobile app ) and Apple Card. Santanu manages an international team to lead the Marketing Technology group at Marcus which is responsible for providing Website, Digital Marketing, Content Management, Emails, Direct-Mails, A/B Testing and other critical marketing-related solutions for all the product lines of Marcus. Santanu is a Subject Matter Expert in the Adobe Marketing Cloud that has the right tools to help business teams make data-driven decisions by measuring customer behavior at different parts/pages of the website Marcus.com ( primary website for the banking products ) Santanu also evaluates vendors, new technologies, software, new hires, etc. for addition to Marcus for growth. In the past, Santanu has developed Software for clients like Intel, JP Morgan, etc. for other consulting firms before Goldman Sachs.
Israr Mandalvadi | | Capco | , , United States | Information Technology Services | Have 13 years of extensive expertise in Project Management, Team Leadership, Analysis, Design, Development and Support in the Trading and Risk Management (TRM) domain. I have a proven record of success and recently managed a large implementation leading all the phases of a TRM implementation and Data Migration using diverse technologies. In my most recent engagement, I planned and managed a large, multi-year program aligning our client’s business goals with the TRM solution. Leveraged technical and business skills to communicate effectively with client executives and their respective teams. Have good experience working with US and EU based commodity trading firms and banks. My experience covers “greenfield” implementations as well as upgrade projects. Have extensive experience in migration and system integration projects between multiple legal entities and instances. Have modeling experience in various commodities including Power, Gas and Financial Products. Also worked on functional/product assessments (such as Credit system replacement), as well as doing gap analysis for project implementations. Have detailed experience in integrating and interfacing TRM systems and implementing customizations using the extension architecture. Played SME’s and Senior BA roles for front-mid-back office teams and has broad functional and technical experience with the Credit Risk and Confirmations & Settlements processes.
Naini Roy Choudhury Thakkar | Director, KPMG | KPMG | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance | Naini is a Director @ KPMG India. Naini has 17 years of experience in Business Marketing & Strategy, Media Reputation Management, Corporate Affairs, Influencer Marketing, Crisis Communications, Corporate Change & Brand Management. She is a specialist in M&A communication, and has experience across the full suite of Marketing Communications which entails Sales Enabling Research, Public Relations, Analyst Outreach Programmes, Event Management , Industry Lobbying, Social Media & Digital awareness, Awards, Surveys, Speaker Engagements, CSR & Internal Communications
Birendra Rana | Chief Credit Officer | Clean Energy Development Bank Ltd (in JV with FMO Netherlands) | Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance | Delivered leadership, management, oversight, development of multi-dimensional activities and strategies that enabled prudent financing of sustainable clean energy projects and increased access to financing in rural areas of Nepal in my capacity as the Chief Credit Officer of Clean Energy Development Bank (CEDBL), which was one of its kind in banking sector in whole of Asia with complete focus in clean energy development. CEDBL started FDI initiation on project basis and also brought in foreign investment (FMO Netherlands) for the bank itself. CEDBL was awarded the best development bank in Nepal. CEDBL was awarded as the best organization in financial accounts presentation by Institute for Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) for two consecutive years. CEDBL is now merged with NMB Bank. Number of people reporting to me: 30 (across 4 divisions: Renewable energy, Small \& medium enterprises, Microfinance, and Branch business)
Haitham Ahmed | Teacher and CEO | London Academy Of Online Education | London , London, United Kingdom | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | Haitham is a Director, CEO, Public Speaker, YouTuber , Awards Judge , Career Coach, Executive Coach, Time Management Coach, NLP Trainer, Holistic Marketer, Human Resources Consultant, Instructor, teacher and Manager. Haitham got a Bachelor of Bio-Chemistry from Ain Shams University in Egypt, M.I.B. (Master of International Business ) from the University of Vaasa in Finland and more than 70 diplomas and certificates in English, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Neuropsychology, Psychology of Sales, Online Marketing, CBT, NLP, Coaching, Mentoring, Green Six Sigma, lean management, Minitab and others from global Institutes all over the world. Regarded to Awards: Haitham won Runner Up Award for Learner of the year 2017 from Centre Of Excellence and also received Highly Commended Award for Learner of the year 2018 from COE. He was nominated for NLP in Research Award (2019). In 2020, Haitham was nominated for several global awards, such as The English Asian Business Awards, French American Entrepreneurship Awards, Global Excellence Awards, the Entrepreneurship World Cup, the NLP in Education Award, and the NLP in Research Award. .
Aakash Chhablani | Associate Director/Manager | Deloitte | San Jose, California, United States | Consulting | I am Aakash Chhablani. I have been a judge at other categories for Stevie Awards – Consumer Awards, Emerging Startup etc. and have extensive experience in judging different categories. Also contributed scholarly articles at leading publications such as International Journal of Management and Engineering. American Journal of Computer Architecture. I am a Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting and have an extensive experience of 10+ years working with CxOs across various TMT and FSI clients. I am well rounded professional with an advocate of diversity in workplace and can bring diverse perspectives from international experience working with various customer service leaders across the globe.
Dr. Ahmed Samir Mohamed Taha | Owner of the Egyptian International Foundation for Human Resources Development | The Egyptian International Foundation for Human Resources Development | Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt | Media & Entertainment | holds a visual media diploma and master’s degree in media, and an honorary doctorate in journalism and media, a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business University, chairman of the Arab Egypt newspaper New, regional director for the Middle East and Africa London International Academy for Media and Arts in Britain, President of the Egyptian International Foundation for Human Resources Development, Ambassador of Peace, Peaceful Coexistence, Good Will and United Nations Economic and Social Council Adviser – New York.
Sanjeev Kumar | SAP Lead Consultant / Solution Architect | GyanSys Inc | Carmel, Indiana, United States | Consulting | Sanjeev is a senior SAP professional with 15+ years of rich experience in the implementation, operation, and support of business technology. He has lead multi-cultured project teams in different roles providing SAP technology solution expertise and strategic direction. A proven ability in managing and delivering large scale complex Greenfield and Brownfield Implementations, Support and Upgrade SAP projects across multiple industries – Automotive, Energy, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Facilities Management Services. Expertise in designing and delivering SAP technology solutions – SAP Data Analytics, BPC, Data Integration and Migration from SAP/Non-SAP systems( BW7.5onHANA, BW4HANA), SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Lumira, SAP BO, S4 Embedded Analytics and ABAP across multi-functional domains – SAP PM, SD, FI, MM, and HR.
Astha Bhatia | Clinical Research Scientist | Bristol Myers Squibb | Summit , New Jersey, United States | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services | I am a dentist (4 years patient care experience in India), and have a Master in public health from a reputed US school. I work as a clinical research scientist on clinical trials for hematology-oncology indications. A clinical study that I was the lead scientist for, led to FDA and global approval for a new chemo-free regimen for patients of lymphoma. At present, I am the lead scientist a clinical trial for a novel compound being developed for patients with relapsed Lymphoma. Also, I recently featured on international podcast for COVID 19 which was global hit with multiple viewer reviews. I also worked in a county health department (Bloomfield health department) during my internship while pursuing my MPH, and I worked with the health educator on a childhood obesity project for the community (an area of concern facing the country at this time). I am the marketing head (volunteer position) of an Indian- American cultural society based in NJ. I am interested in being a judge for 7th Annual 2020 Customer Sales and Service World Awards, and I am confident that based on my vast experience and expertise, I will be able to do great justice to the judgement process.
Sudheer Reddy | Director, Local Safety Management | Bayer | Whippany, New Jersey, United States | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services | I am a Pharmacist with a Master of Public Health. In addition, I am also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and an Innovation Coach. As a Director at Bayer Healthcare, I am responsible for ensuring patient safety of the pharmaceuticals and over the counter products marketed by the company. In this role, I also lead research and safety assessments of new products the company wishes to bring to the market. In the past few years, I have brought many innovations to our processes at Bayer that were game changers using technology. I am interested in judging 7th Annual 2020 Customer Sales and Service World Awards. With the above mentioned background, I can certainly help providing my expert opinion in many areas of business such as healthcare, leadership, management, innovation and new technologies.
Megha Gupta | Senior Systems Analyst | Starbucks Coffee Company | , , United States | Information Technology Services | 12+ years of IT experience in Oracle E-Business Suite ERP, Payment Systems & Indirect Procurement Systems. Excels at collaborating in a matrixed, cross-functional environment with fluid priorities and building consensus as a thought leader and recognized subject matter expert (SME). Outstanding communication skills, leadership ability & business acumen. Solution Designing | Customizations | Configurations | Scalable Solution | Critical Thinking | Business Onboarding Innovative | Continuous Improvement | Performance Management | Integrations
Manan Shah | Founder & CEO | Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Information Technology Services | Experienced CFO with a demonstrated history of working in the industrial automation industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales, Entrepreneurship, and Market Research. Strong business development professional graduated from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai.
Paramaguru Prakash | IT Manager | Boeing Distribution Services Inc. parent company “The Boeing Company” | Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States | Information Technology Services | Paramaguru Prakash, IT Manager | Boeing Distribution Services Inc. parent company “The Boeing Company” | Miami, Florida, United States | Information Technology | Industry: Aerospace and Experience: 17 years of IT Services and IT Consulting experience with focus on leading Customer facing applications. As a thought leader with strong IT experience I had leveraged technology to enable Customer-centric innovation. Embraced Agile operating model to Capture more Value and had Improved Positive Customer Experience. Used Data-Driven insights to collaborate with Stakeholders and Cross-Functional teams to drive business growth. Adopted Continuous improvement mindset, improved product quality and reduced Total Cost of Ownership. Enabled Digital Transformation, Business process automation at basic levels to increase seamless integration. Created Value by understanding existing business models, identifying gaps and proposing breakthrough ideas. If you would like to connect with me, go to https://www.linkedin.com/in/paramaguruprakash/
Nishant Ranka | Senior Product Manager | Google Inc | Mountain View, California, United States | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet | Nishant Ranka is a senior product manager at Google. Nishant specializes in building products that bring together AI and ML based techniques with classic information retrieval & personalization techniques to provide user understanding and control. Over the last 5 years, Nishant has spearheaded large improvements at Google in personalization and information retrieval systems across Google Ads and Google Search, including the launch of Google Events, and Google Discover – a new content curation app used by over 800 Million users across the world. Nishant has been regularly featured for his product work. Nishant holds an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Jason Lingard | Sr Operations Manager | HGS | Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada | Telecommunications | Sr Operations Manager with 19 years experience leading/managing and training team. Operational efficiencies and KPI performance being the number one goal.
Renjith Nair Sasidharan | Solutions Architect – SAP / Project Manager | Krypt Inc. | San Jose, California, United States | |
Kedran Whitten | Co-Founder | Brand825, LLC. | Brentwood, TN 37027, Tennessee, United States | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | Brand825 is a marketing and creative agency that is passionate about building strong brands. We define what makes companies unique, inventing their stories through modern creative and engaging content marketing that delivers results. Energetic and results-oriented executive leader with over 25 years of broad marketing and product leadership experience across all marketing and product management disciplines. Motivator and mentor with a collaborative, practical management style and proven track record of building teams that implement winning go-to-market strategies that meet customers’ needs and drive revenue. Areas of proven expertise and specialties include: Strategic Planning, Brand Management & Strategy, Marketing strategy & execution, Lead Generation, Social Media Management, Event Promotion, Product Strategy, Budget & Vendor Management, Public Relations, Personnel Management & Mentorship.
Lekhashri Baskar | Manager – Human Resources & Corporate Communication | ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality Pvt Ltd | Delhi, , India | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure | With 6+ years of experience in HR & Corporate Communication, I endeavour to connect with Talents! I am passionate to learn more, I attract & engage talents ! I believe HR’s role is to develop a personal connection, network, and a chance to enable the organization and its people to flourish together! Currently, I am part of the HR Operations Team of one of the most awarded luxury car rental companies in India – ECO Europcar, with primary responsibilities to handle Onboarding, Joining Formalities, Employee Life Cycle Letters, Performance Improvement Plan, Internal & External Communication