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Event details

Date: April 4 - 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 a.m. PDT onwards
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Event overview

Infosys is a Platinum sponsor at Microsoft Envision (formerly Microsoft Convergence), Microsoft’s premier flagship business event. It brings together over 10,000 business leaders and technologists who will network to find innovative solutions for everyday challenges. Visit the event to gain insights from industry leaders, to connect with experts and peers, and discover ways to accelerate business. This year some of the areas of focus will be business transformation, real-time collaboration, data and analytics, mobile, cloud, artificial intelligence, and automation.

Session details

Topic: Infosys enabling the next gen enterprise: Be more. Do more.
Date: April 4, 2016
Time: 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT
Speaker: Gopikrishnan Konnanath, Vice President, Head of Enterprise Application Integration Services, Infosys

Session description
Infosys is helping enterprise to be smarter, responsive, and digitally enabled. The dynamics suite of the product coupled with cloud, mobile technologies, and productivity tools are becoming enablers of this innovation. This combined with artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will create the next big disruptions in business models. Today, these solutions are helping organizations garner more insights, proactively identify problems before they occur, and be one-step ahead of the customer needs. Hear from Infosys executives on how to enable the next gen enterprises to "do more".

Topic: Advantage you – be more, do more with Infosys and Microsoft on your side!
Date: April 5, 2016
Time: 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CDT
Speakers: Neeraj Shah, Director, Global Investigation Material Supply Chain Business Systems, Celgene Corporation
Sanjay Ladha, Senior Industry Principal and Global Market Leader – Dynamics Practice, Infosys
Sachin Bery, Practice Lead, Business Increment, Solutions and GTM – Enterprise Application & Integration Practice, Infosys
Thomas U. Hamele, DACH Lead, Enterprise Digital Transformation, Infosys Consulting
Michael Ritter, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Strategy Consultant, Infosys Consulting
Alexander Zinniker, Head of Dynamics, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Center of Excellence, Infosys Consulting
Ramesh J. Chougule, Partner, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Enabled Transformation, Infosys Consulting

Session description
In today's rapidly evolving business paradigms, Infosys is helping clients “Renew their core business” while helping them “Innovate into new business” by leveraging Microsoft products and Infosys IP / solutions. This session provides an insight into how our clients are deriving business benefits by leveraging Infosys best practices for transformation programs and Infosys micro vertical solutions, together with core solution offerings from the Microsoft stack including Microsoft Dynamics AX, CRM, associated Microsoft productivity, and analytical tools.

Topic: Transform your awesome customer engagement journey with "intelligent CRM" offerings from Infosys
Date: April 5, 2016
Time:2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT
Speaker: Guillermo Cardona, Principal, Microsoft Dynamics CRM – Enterprise Application & Integration Practice, Infosys
Chris Clark, Principal, Microsoft Dynamics CRM – Enterprise Application & Integration Practice, Infosys


Session description
This session will present a point of view on how our “Intelligent CRM” cloud offerings are providing unified intelligent customer relationship management (CRM) offerings for organizations to be smarter with services such as XRM Platform, cloud migration, micro-vertical solutions, analytics insights, performance engineering, etc. Hear from Infosys experts on how a comprehensive service catalog is established to support this journey and help your CRM journey in the cloud.

Connect with Infosys

Infosys is a Platinum sponsor and an exhibitor at the event. Connect with us at our ‘show and tell’ showcase at booth #337 where we will exhibit state-of-the-art offerings, solutions, and frameworks leveraging Microsoft’s suite of products that digitally enable next generation enterprises to do more. Our speaking sessions will cover best practices and success stories on how we transformed the customer’s business and technology engagement journeys with solution offerings such as “Intelligent CRM” and with Microsoft’s suite including Microsoft Dynamics AX, CRM, ERP, Azure, associated productivity, and analytical tools .

Speaker profile

Gopikrishnan Konnanath

Gopikrishnan Konnanath
Vice President, Head of Enterprise Application Integration Services, Infosys

Gopi heads the Enterprise Application and Integration Services (EAIS) service line at Infosys. EAIS is a large group within Infosys, which helps customers renew their core business and innovate into new business through accelerated digitization and integration - supported by the Infosys API Economy, BPM, SOA, EAI, SCM, EAM, and MS Dynamics practices.

As head of EAIS service line, he is responsible for overall management, business growth, scalable competency development, and reliable delivery for many large Infosys clients. Under his leadership, the EAIS group is growing significantly with an expanding market presence in global sales and delivery, and ensuring that the best practices are leveraged across industries and regions. In addition, Gopi is the Development Center Head for Mangalore and leads the execution of “zero-distance” which is a strategic and cultural movement in the organization - aimed at bringing innovation into every project.

He has been with Infosys for over 21 years and has held a variety of roles across the globe. These include practice management, delivery management, client services, and development center management. Early in his career, Gopi has been part of the enterprise solutions team since incubation and played a significant role in the startup of Toronto Center, the first Development Center of Infosys outside of India. Additionally, he is responsible for incubating, nurturing and building the supply chain practice, was a global delivery lead for one of the largest clients of Infosys, and managed global delivery of advanced technologies - a practice which dealt with business intelligence (BI) and digital services.

Gopi holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from NITTE.

Sanjay Ladha

Sanjay Ladha
Senior Industry Principal and Global Market Leader, Dynamics Practice, Infosys

Sanjay has over 23 years of varied experience across industries and IT. Throughout his career, he has played various senior leadership roles in management, operations, sales, and delivery functions. Sanjay has a rich and diverse experience in managing enterprise solutions, consulting, and transformation programs across various enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) packages for global customers.

Presently, he is responsible for driving global sales, solutions, and innovations track for the Infosys Dynamics practice. In addition, Sanjay is a certified project management professional (PMP) and holds certifications in SAP and Microsoft Dynamics.

Sachin Bery

Sachin Bery
Practice Lead, Business Increment, Solutions and GTM, Enterprise Application and Integration Practice, Infosys

Sachin has more than 15 years of experience across industries, enterprise packages, and verticals. He has run various organizations and initiatives across diverse business lines ranging from core consulting, delivery management, product marketing, business planning, sales, and delivery of package-enabled IT services. Sachin is instrumental in incubating the Microsoft Dynamics practice at Infosys more than 11 years ago. Currently, he runs the complete business increment (presales) organization for Microsoft Dynamics practice (across ERP and CRM product lines) while incubating new solution, competency development, go-to-market (GTM), and driving package-led transformation programs for clients. Moreover, Sachin is a Microsoft certified professional with certifications in Microsoft Dynamics AX and customer relationship management (CRM).

Chris Clark

Chris Clark
Principal, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Enterprise Application and Integration Practice, Infosys

Chris spent the last 15 years working with a Microsoft Global SI enterprise partner delivering solutions based on the Microsoft platform. Over the last five years, he has delivered Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for various well-known banking, insurance, and call center clients.

At present, Chris is a CRM architect for a multi-year Dynamics CRM 2016 engagement at a large multinational bank. With broad and deep technical expertise, he is frequently engaged in technical presales, enterprise architecture, application performance, high-risk deliveries, and solving complex challenges for enterprise clients. Additionally, Chris is responsible for delivering the next-generation of intelligent CRM Industry solutions at Infosys.

Guillermo Cardona

Guillermo Cardona
Principal, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Enterprise Application and Integration Practice, Infosys

Guillermo has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years. He spent the last 15 years of his career working with customer relationship management (CRM) systems, 12 of those with Dynamics CRM. Guillermo has multiple years of experience in several vertical markets - including logistics, retail, hospitality, insurance, and is a frequent speaker at one of the major CRM event.

As a certified Microsoft professional, he has implemented Dynamics CRM in over 100 organizations with integrations to multiple enterprise systems. In his current role, Guillermo is overseeing the implementation of Dynamics CRM at multiple organizations, including a worldwide accounting firm, and a higher education services provider. Furthermore, he is involved in pre-sales for multiple opportunities, training consultants, and architecting comprehensive solutions for complex situations for Infosys clients.

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