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Speakers

We’re excited to announce the speaker lineup for Acumatica Summit 2018!

Bellefeuille Philippe

Philippe has been developing business solutions on the Acumatica Platform since its early versions. Having joined Acumatica recently, Philippe now assists developers with the VAR and ISV network, helping them troubleshoot any platform-specific hurdles that may arise to bring robust solutions to market. Philippe seizes the opportunities to address and resolve any needs and challenges that customers and partners may face. Prior to joining Acumatica, Philippe worked at NUBIS as the lead developer of their Canadian payroll solution which integrates with Acumatica.

Philippe received a Computer Science degree and also studied at HEC Montréal, receiving a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on IT and Management.

Calvo Anacarina

Prior to the acquisition of the Service Management by Acumatica, Anacarina worked for more than two years at Devesoft (M5) as a Sales Engineer, Roadmap Manager, leader of Implementations and leader of QA and Testing.  She was also in charge of Documentation, Demo Data and Trainings of the Service Management. Now Anacarina is Product Manager of the Service Management and is very enthusiastic about the changes and improvements coming to the Services suite.

Anacarina holds a Bachelor or Engineering Degree in Computer Science from Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela.

Carriere Nancy

Nancy joined Acumatica in early 2016 and has been involved in the software industry for over 20 years. She has extensive expertise in sales, services, business, training/education, and accounting.  Before joining Acumatica, Nancy owned an accounting and tax firm where she worked in multiple roles including management consulting and partner management. Nancy has also worked in numerous startups as well as larger organizations.

Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business from San Francisco State University.

Chatterjee Sean

Sean Chatterjee has more than 15 years of experience in the Business Applications space, but primarily in the ERP market for the SMB. Prior to Acumatica, Sean was the Director of Business Development at Altum, a consulting firm working with the Federal Government and Non Profits.

Before Altum, Sean was also part of the team at Sage North America as a National Account Manager and spent close to a decade at Everest Software, developer of a mid-market completely integrated ERP product. In his tenure at Everest, Sean worked in multiple roles – including being the lead Sales Consultant as well as the Director of the New Business Sales Team for North America.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) Degree in Electronics, from University of Pune, India.

Chhapgar Dhiren

Dhiren has over 16 years of experience in software engineering, specializing in design, development and deployment of Windows and web-based systems. Dhiren is a distinguished professional with a proven track record as Technical Lead, Project Development, Architecture design, Framework design, Component modeling and building, release management and developer support. Past experience includes developing .NET based rich internet application client working with JMS-based message-driven SOA design and one of the core developer at Everest Software INC focusing on ERP product development and later product customizations. As Senior Applications Developer, Dhiren works on ERP development and also closely with partners on ERP customizations.

Dhiren holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Surat in India.

Chtchelkonogov Mike

Mike has more than 15 years of experience in software project management, ERP software design and implementation. He was Director of Engineering for Parallels, the leading provider of desktop virtualization, OS containers, and control panel software. He was responsible for the development of Parallels Business Automation line of products. Prior to joining Parallels, Mike was the CTO of SWsoft consulting division, responsible for the implementation of custom ERP solutions and providing customer support.

Mike received a Master of Science degree (1996) in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Devyatko Ruslan

Ruslan is a passionate evangelist and collaborator with over 7 years of experience designing and developing Desktop and Web Applications for enterprise business systems. Ruslan was also the founder and CTO of Innorage, a startup that specialized in the development of spreadsheet applications for small and mid-size businesses. Prior to Innorage, Ruslan was a project manager for AnswerPRO and was responsible for the development of a software product for the Russian government.

Ruslan graduated from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI and also holds a Master of Science degree in System Analysis from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).

Gadbois Jessica

Jessica has spent the entirety of her career in the ERP space supporting a variety of presales functions. She joined Acumatica from NetSuite where she was responsible for vertical market expertise in the distribution vertical as a presales solution consultant. Today Jessica works closely with Acumatica ISV Partners to manage their solution development and guide them through the steps to a successful ISV partnership. She also remains actively involved in sales activities and demonstrations related to CRM, Distribution, Manufacturing, and ISV add-on applications.

Jessica holds a bachelor of science in Business Administration from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

Gedupudi Rahul

Rahul is an entrepreneurial innovator with over 10 years experience in helping customers in areas of eCommerce, Internet Marketing, and ERP integrations. Having been a consultant, business owner, and a technical architect for startups as well as major companies, he understands how businesses operate, and has skills to focus on nearly every aspect of the ecommerce universe. A talented information technologies with a gift for translating ideas into technological reality, he has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Illinois State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Mumbai University, India. Rahul has over 15 years of IT development and Project/Program Management experience in various industries.

Jani Ali

Ali has 20 years of experience in software industry and a successful track record as a high-tech entrepreneur with multiple successful start-ups. In 2001, Ali founded Everest Software and pioneered the first all-in-one ERP solution for multi-channel small and medium businesses.

As founder and VP of Product Management at Everest Software, he was responsible for products and the business direction of the company prior to its successful sale to Versata Software in 2009. Before Everest, Ali founded Accel Inc, a white-box PC Manufacturer; and iCode Inc, an ERP Software Company. ERP solutions built by Ali at iCode provided Accel a scalable solution enabling rapid growth and sale of the $35-million company in 1994.

He graduated from Virginia Tech with two bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

Johnson Doug

In this role, Doug Johnson is in charge of showing people what makes Acumatica’s Cloud ERP software awesome for our customers and partners. As the first US-based employee, Doug has unique insights into the progression of Acumatica from stealth-mode company to ERP powerhouse.

Prior to joining Acumatica Doug was Vice President of Marketing at Parallels, where he focused on the delivery of billing and automation software in a service model through hosing partners. Before that he worked at GigaMedia Access Corporation at the VP of Marketing where he lead a team to deliver enterprise security software based on digital rights management technology.

In addition to software, Doug has vast expertise in telecommunications from employment at AT&T, Teleglobe, and The Global TeleXchange.

Mr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Duke University and a master of business administration degree from New York University.

Krishnamoorthy Ajoy

Ajoy has over 15-plus years of experience in the industry in technical, marketing and leadership roles. For the last 10 years, Ajoy has been at Microsoft driving business success across a wide range of product management and marketing roles, including most recently serving as Director for OEM Segment Marketing where he and his team were responsible for the go-to-market strategy across commercial and consumer audiences. In a prior role, Ajoy was part of the product management and product marketing team in Microsoft Developer Tools division.

Ajoy has co-authored half a dozen books on various MS technologies including ASP.NET and Visual Studio. Previous to working at Microsoft, Ajoy spent five years in enterprise technology consulting. Ajoy has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from MS University in India, Masters in Computer Science from BITS, India, and also earned his MBA from The Ohio State University.

Kuhns Todd

Todd has over 14 years of ERP Consulting experience. Over the past 14 years, has worked with several ERP systems (Dynamics SL, Dynamics GP and Deltek) supporting Project Accounting, Distribution, CRM, and Manufacturing. Todd has an extensive consulting background participating in all phases of Implementation Life cycles including Project Management, Process Design, Customer Support, Application Development, Training and Data Conversions.

Todd holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Wright State University and inactive PMI Certification.

Mansinha Nayan

Mr. Mansinha has over 15 years of experience in IT related to business application development and professional services. Distinguished professional with a proven track record as Project Lead, Project Development, Architecture design, Framework design and Component modeling and building. Past experience includes developing custom modules in Dynamics SL at Lee Technologies, (now part of Schneider Electric) industry’s most trusted and respected data center solutions provider, one of the core developer at Everest Software focusing on ERP product development and later product customizations, and served as Senior Faculty member at National Institute of Information Technology, Panjim Goa. He holds Associate degree in field of Computer Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology, Pune, India. He is also MCITP in Installation & Configuration for Microsoft Dynamics® SL.

Rebello Ray

With over 20 years of experience in marketing ERP and CRM, his professional experience includes leadership roles in sales, product marketing, marketing communications, product management, professional services, and software development. Prior to joining Acumatica he was VP of Marketing at a large Microsoft Dynamics VAR. Ray’s Microsoft experience includes US Industry Marketing Manager for Dynamics. He worked in both start-ups and larger organizations, including over seven years with J.D. Edwards & Company (JDE) and ten years with IBM. Ray has a M.S. in Engineering Management and a P.E. license in two states.

Roskill Jon

Jon has 25 years of leadership experience in the software business. He joins Acumatica after a 20-year career at Microsoft where he led efforts in many areas including product development for developer tools, as well as the business operations, strategy, and marketing for all of Microsoft US. Jon’s most recent role was Corporate Vice President for the Worldwide Partner Group where he led a global sales and marketing team of more than 5,000 employees and Microsoft’s 640,000 partners.

Jon has a Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Engineering, from University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and an MBA from Boston University.

Schlemmer John

John is responsible for the overall strategic direction and vision of JAAS Systems; as well as leading the product development, professional services, marketing, channel and direct sales departments.

John has over 30 years of experience in the sales, marketing, and services of Manufacturing ERP and Supply Chain Execution software; marketing these technology products and services to high-growth, emerging, mature and competitive enterprises. His specialty is in building and managing sales and services organizations; both direct and through channel organizations. He has held leadership roles for a variety of software companies which has given him both industry expertise as well as extensive knowledge of available solutions in the marketplace.

Terrenzio Michaela

Michaela has over 7 years experience in marketing business software solutions for small and midsize businesses. Prior to joining Acumatica, Michaela worked as marketing manager for Jet Reports, a business intelligence solution for Microsoft Dynamics users.

Michaela graduated from the University of Washington with dual B.A. degrees in Economics and International Studies.

Turman Connie

Connie joined Acumatica bringing over 8+ years of marketing, project and event experience in various consulting roles with Microsoft. This includes the last six years focusing on strategic marketing and field readiness campaigns, Windows Azure, Office for Students, USSMB Partner Marketing and the Microsoft Cloud Power campaign. Prior to Microsoft, Connie drove retail marketing campaigns for Eddie Bauer and spent several years in retail store management, training and development for Nike, Lucy and Ann Taylor.

Connie graduated from Washington State University, where she received honors as a varsity student-athlete in addition to her Bachelor degree in Education.

Visser-May Kathy

Kathy joins us from Microsoft, where she spent the last 10 years, most recently as the Senior Director of Global IT Professional Strategy, driving all aspects of brand, marketing, storytelling and evangelism for the technical audience business. Previously, she led the Marketing Engines and Analytics team for the US Central Marketing Organization where she was responsible for the marketing strategy and execution across all commercial product offerings. She has held leadership positions at PeopleSoft Corporation and Huber Marketing Group.