Micro Focus Experience Tour 2019

Thursday 13 June, Buitenplaats Kamerijck, Kamerik
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Speakers

Keynote speakers:

Chris LiveseyChris Livesey

Senior Vice President and General Manager Application Modernization and Connectivity Product Group

As the General Manager of the Application Modernization and Connectivity Product Group, Chris is responsible for ensuring that Micro Focus can continue to win and support customers with great products, great customer service, and unrivaled technology innovation.

Chris has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has held a number of executive positions in software and technology companies including sales, marketing and consulting. He has extensive experience in software product strategy, sales management, product packaging, and demand generation strategies. This has typically been in acquisitive businesses with a focus on company integration, product management, customer and partner management, and organizational change.

Chris is based out of Micro Focus’ Newbury office and lives with his family near Edinburgh, Scotland.


Toine JenniskensToine Jenniskens

Business Architect, Rabobank

A broadly skilled IT manager at Rabobank in the Netherlands known for a pragmatic approach and “getting the job done”.

Today I’m a Business Architect for IT4IT.  In my career I held positions as lead operations architect, product manager, project manager, department manager and ITIL process manager.


Dr. Ir. Mauro BarbieriMauro Barbieri

Senior Scientist, Philips Research

M.Sc. degree in Informatics Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 2000 Ph.D degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 2007.

In 2001 he joined Philips Research in The Netherlands, where he has been working on innovative Philips products and services in various domains, including video retrieval, recommender systems, applications of data analytics and machine learning.

He is currently Senior Scientist at Philips Research leading the research activities on big data analytics for smart maintenance of medical devices.

He has more than 30 publications in international conferences and scientific journals and he is a co-inventor of more than 20 US patents.

Technical Studio

Jerry Saelemakers

DevOps Presales Manager NESA, Micro Focus

Arno van de Velde

DevOps PreSales Solution Consultant NESA, Micro Focus

Safa Dundar

DevOps PreSales Solution Consultant NESA, Micro Focus

Henk van der Knoop

Application Modernization Connectivity, Solution Architect NESA, Micro Focus

Technical Studio

Etienne Terpstra-Hollander

Etienne is employed within Micro Focus Professional Services as Lead Technologist for the NESA region (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa)

He is involved in defining and realizing the Micro Focus strategy for his region. Next to his role in NESA he is advisor within the Micro Focus CTO office working on the worldwide product and GTM strategy. He is also steering committee member for the IT4IT Forum from The Open Group and actively driving development of the IT4IT Standard. He has over 20 years’ experience in IT Service Management.


Joel Eijssen

Joel Eijssen is a senior presales solution consultant in the NESA region (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa) at Micro Focus.

With extensive experience in service process management, business service analysis and team management Joel drives and evangelizes modern and innovative Service Management with a practical approach, translating strategic and tactical goals into qualitative, pragmatic and best practices solutions in the context of your enterprise IT and business objectives, combining concepts and technologies like IT4IT, Agile, Hybrid Cloud computing, DevOps and Artificial Intelligence.


Peter Golbach

Pre-Sales Team Lead NESA (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa), Micro Focus

Peter is a senior presales solutions consultant and teamleader for the NESA region (Netherlands, Nordics and South Africa).
He uses his 30 + years experience in the IT Industry to design IT Operations Management solutions in the Hybrid IT space that optimally respond to customer’s business needs.


Alain Salesse

Senior Solutions Architect, EMEA, Micro Focus

As a former Micro Focus customer, Alain has more than 20 years of experience as a pre-sales engineer and systems management consultant. Alain works with enterprises and service providers to improve the efficiency and value of their IT operations through the effective use of systems management technologies. He is the lead pre-sales architect and subject matter expert for PlateSpin solutions for the EMEA region.


Business Forum

Gopal Krishna Ramachandra

IT Operations Management EMEA Leader, Micro Focus

Gopal leads the go to market and strategy of IT Operations Management (ITOM) product portfolios in Micro Focus within EMEA region with focus on increasing market share on these solutions. With more than a decade of varied experience in addressing business challenges with technological solutions through effective channels, he has a strong professional bond with many customers and partners.
Prior to this role, Gopal was responsible for growing alliances business within MEMA {Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa} region and successfully grew that business by 40% in the span of 2 years. On solutions space he was pre-sales lead for Service Portfolio Management solutions for MEMA and CEE {Central and Eastern Europe} regions for two years when he started with HP Software in March 2008. From October 2006 to March 2008 he worked with CA Technologies as an Architect within Technology Services group where he was responsible for designing and architecting service management solutions in line with best practices framework of ITIL.
In addition, from 1998 till 2006 he took up versatile roles in Wipro, a leading IT Service Provider and system integrator. Gopal handled different positions from Service Management consultant to a project manager and eventually was leading service management team responsible for business on Service Management. In his stint with Wipro, he had active participation and significant contribution towards practice development and designing new initiatives for various route to markets.
Gopal holds an MBA from London Business School and Masters in Computer Applications from Bharatidasan University, India.


Toine JenniskensToine Jenniskens

Business Architect, Rabobank

A broadly skilled IT manager at Rabobank in the Netherlands known for a pragmatic approach and “getting the job done”.

Today I’m a Business Architect for IT4IT.  In my career I held positions as lead operations architect, product manager, project manager, department manager and ITIL process manager.

We are working hard to complete the Experience Tour agenda. More speaker information will follow soon.
Keynotes

Keynote speakers:

Chris LiveseyChris Livesey

Senior Vice President and General Manager Application Modernization and Connectivity Product Group

As the General Manager of the Application Modernization and Connectivity Product Group, Chris is responsible for ensuring that Micro Focus can continue to win and support customers with great products, great customer service, and unrivaled technology innovation.

Chris has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has held a number of executive positions in software and technology companies including sales, marketing and consulting. He has extensive experience in software product strategy, sales management, product packaging, and demand generation strategies. This has typically been in acquisitive businesses with a focus on company integration, product management, customer and partner management, and organizational change.

Chris is based out of Micro Focus’ Newbury office and lives with his family near Edinburgh, Scotland.


Toine JenniskensToine Jenniskens

Business Architect, Rabobank

A broadly skilled IT manager at Rabobank in the Netherlands known for a pragmatic approach and “getting the job done”.

Today I’m a Business Architect for IT4IT.  In my career I held positions as lead operations architect, product manager, project manager, department manager and ITIL process manager.


Dr. Ir. Mauro BarbieriMauro Barbieri

Senior Scientist, Philips Research

M.Sc. degree in Informatics Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 2000 Ph.D degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 2007.

In 2001 he joined Philips Research in The Netherlands, where he has been working on innovative Philips products and services in various domains, including video retrieval, recommender systems, applications of data analytics and machine learning.

He is currently Senior Scientist at Philips Research leading the research activities on big data analytics for smart maintenance of medical devices.

He has more than 30 publications in international conferences and scientific journals and he is a co-inventor of more than 20 US patents.

Enterprise DevOps

Technical Studio

Jerry Saelemakers

DevOps Presales Manager NESA, Micro Focus

Arno van de Velde

DevOps PreSales Solution Consultant NESA, Micro Focus

Safa Dundar

DevOps PreSales Solution Consultant NESA, Micro Focus

Henk van der Knoop

Application Modernization Connectivity, Solution Architect NESA, Micro Focus

Hybrid IT Management

Technical Studio

Etienne Terpstra-Hollander

Etienne is employed within Micro Focus Professional Services as Lead Technologist for the NESA region (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa)

He is involved in defining and realizing the Micro Focus strategy for his region. Next to his role in NESA he is advisor within the Micro Focus CTO office working on the worldwide product and GTM strategy. He is also steering committee member for the IT4IT Forum from The Open Group and actively driving development of the IT4IT Standard. He has over 20 years’ experience in IT Service Management.


Joel Eijssen

Joel Eijssen is a senior presales solution consultant in the NESA region (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa) at Micro Focus.

With extensive experience in service process management, business service analysis and team management Joel drives and evangelizes modern and innovative Service Management with a practical approach, translating strategic and tactical goals into qualitative, pragmatic and best practices solutions in the context of your enterprise IT and business objectives, combining concepts and technologies like IT4IT, Agile, Hybrid Cloud computing, DevOps and Artificial Intelligence.


Peter Golbach

Pre-Sales Team Lead NESA (Nordics, Netherlands, South Africa), Micro Focus

Peter is a senior presales solutions consultant and teamleader for the NESA region (Netherlands, Nordics and South Africa).
He uses his 30 + years experience in the IT Industry to design IT Operations Management solutions in the Hybrid IT space that optimally respond to customer’s business needs.


Alain Salesse

Senior Solutions Architect, EMEA, Micro Focus

As a former Micro Focus customer, Alain has more than 20 years of experience as a pre-sales engineer and systems management consultant. Alain works with enterprises and service providers to improve the efficiency and value of their IT operations through the effective use of systems management technologies. He is the lead pre-sales architect and subject matter expert for PlateSpin solutions for the EMEA region.


Business Forum

Gopal Krishna Ramachandra

IT Operations Management EMEA Leader, Micro Focus

Gopal leads the go to market and strategy of IT Operations Management (ITOM) product portfolios in Micro Focus within EMEA region with focus on increasing market share on these solutions. With more than a decade of varied experience in addressing business challenges with technological solutions through effective channels, he has a strong professional bond with many customers and partners.
Prior to this role, Gopal was responsible for growing alliances business within MEMA {Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa} region and successfully grew that business by 40% in the span of 2 years. On solutions space he was pre-sales lead for Service Portfolio Management solutions for MEMA and CEE {Central and Eastern Europe} regions for two years when he started with HP Software in March 2008. From October 2006 to March 2008 he worked with CA Technologies as an Architect within Technology Services group where he was responsible for designing and architecting service management solutions in line with best practices framework of ITIL.
In addition, from 1998 till 2006 he took up versatile roles in Wipro, a leading IT Service Provider and system integrator. Gopal handled different positions from Service Management consultant to a project manager and eventually was leading service management team responsible for business on Service Management. In his stint with Wipro, he had active participation and significant contribution towards practice development and designing new initiatives for various route to markets.
Gopal holds an MBA from London Business School and Masters in Computer Applications from Bharatidasan University, India.


Toine JenniskensToine Jenniskens

Business Architect, Rabobank

A broadly skilled IT manager at Rabobank in the Netherlands known for a pragmatic approach and “getting the job done”.

Today I’m a Business Architect for IT4IT.  In my career I held positions as lead operations architect, product manager, project manager, department manager and ITIL process manager.

Security, Risk & Governance
We are working hard to complete the Experience Tour agenda. More speaker information will follow soon.