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Sitecore Symposium
Sitecore and Salesforce
Better connected
Sitecore and Salesforce
Content as a Service
(CaaS)
Content as a Service
Value Engineering
with Sitecore
Value Engineering
17:00 - 17:20

Key takeaways from Sitecore Symposium 2020

Speakers: Ayman Barhoum

17:20 - 17:40

Sitecore and Salesforce update & announcements

Adam Dore & James Jewiss will give a short overview of the key announcements in relation to Sitecore + Salesforce as well as discuss some Salesforce updates.

17:40 - 18:00

Sitecore Symposium 2020 Session Review

18:00 - 18:20

Value Engineering with Sitecore

A talk by Jannik from Sitecore discussing how you can drive more value out of your Sitecore investment and listen to how some of the new announcements allow you to do this.

18:20 - 19:00

2 in 1: What’s new in Sitecore 10.1 + Content as a Service

In this short talk you will get a flavor of all the new features and updates in Sitecore 10.1 which were announced at Sitecore Symposium as well as a high level overview of the exciting new offering “Content as a Service”.

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Adam Dore

Salesforce Practice Director
(Middle East, India & Africa)

Adam runs the Salesforce Practice in MEIA for Horizontal and as such is responsible for all things Salesforce within the region. He has extensive experience running programs for small start ups to multi-national corporates. Adam is certified across numerous Marketing Automation tools as well as Salesforce and as a result has led multiple consulting engagements where the goal is to truly optimise their customer experience. Having been in the Marketing Automation and Salesforce ecosystem for the best part of a decade Adam also has a wealth of management experience leading diverse teams across technical, strategy and marketing delivery.

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Alex Shyba

Sitecore Consultant

Enabling brands and implementers to get the most out of the Sitecore Experience Platform, Sitecore JSS, Headless, xConnect.

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Alin Parjolea

Head of Professional Services Team
(Nordic, MEA and Southern Europe)

Marius joined Sitecore more than five years ago as a Solution Architect and has experience in training, presales, and consulting. He currently leads the Services team, which provides high-quality services to customers and partners in the Nordic, Middle East/Africa, and Southern Europe regions. Prior to joining Sitecore, he was a Sitecore consultant at several top Danish Sitecore partners.

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Alok KaduDeshmuch

Technology Lead, Sitecore MVP

Passionate about development and programming, having a decade of experience in software development and 9+years of experience in Sitecore. He loves meeting to new peoples and exchange knowledge with them. he also love to spend his free time with family, friends and dogs. He believes in “Human Knowledge Belongs to the World”. He is currently working as Technology Lead at Horizontal Digital, India.

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Ashish Bansal

Digital Marketing Technologist

Ashish is a Digital Marketing technologist working as a Sitecore Strategist in one of the leading bank in the UAE Region. He is a 3 Times Sitecore MVP and having extensive Sitecore experience in multiple domains. Ashish worked on Sitecore and other Award-winning digital transformation projects for Major Clients in the world.

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Ayman Barhoum

Sitecore MVP

I am a Sitecore Architect, I have more than nine years of experience in .NET, and six years focused on Sitecore Implementation, I started my journey with Sitecore 6.5, I have implemented more than 40 Sitecore projects.

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Brijesh Patel

Sitecore MVP

I am a proud ASP.NETian and SITECOREist with 10+ working experience in Sitecore. A strong believer in knowledge sharing, creating and contributing to a community both inside my organization as well as online via blogging and social groups.

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George Smith

Regional Director
(Middle East, India & Africa)

George joined Horizontal over a year ago, leading their regional operations in MEIA, he has been working as a Digital strategist and Managing Director for about 20 years, his only interesting skill is understanding how digital customer experiences can build competitive advantage and profits. This has led him to work on digital strategy with some of the largest brands and governments in the world. George is also a Sitecore MVP and a published author.

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James Jewiss

Software Industry

James Jewiss joined Sitecore on October 1st 2020 to run the Salesforce Alliance across EMEA. He’s a 27 year Software Industry veteran having worked at Microsoft, Oracle, HP, Salesforce and Accenture Interactive. He’s very active with Salesforce sellers and his own Sitecore sellers driving opportunities and pipeline for both Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Sitecore’s CMS aka Experience Platform (XP), Experience Manager (XM) and Content Hub (CH).

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Jannik Devantier

Director of Business Optimisation
& Value Engineering

Jannik helps organisations to achieve successful technology adaptation, business and digital transformation in the marketing function and beyond. Jannik reveals how to justify investments internally by robust business cases and ROI models.

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Jeremy Davis

Sitecore MVP and Solutions Architect

Jeremy is a developer and architect for Delete/Kagool in the UK, who’s been blogging and speaking about Sitecore since 2014. You can read what he’s thinking about at jermdavis.wordpress.com, where there’s usually a post every two weeks or so.

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Khushboo Sorthiya

Software Developer

Khushboo works as a Senior Web Developer at Horizontal. She is a Certified Developer with 6 years of experience working on Sitecore. She is a blogger, who shares her technical knowledge with others at https://sitecorecorner.wordpress.com/.

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Mark Van Aalst

Senior Technical Evangelist at Sitecore

For the past 9 years Mark worked in various roles at Sitecore. Started as a Solution Architect he now works as a Senior Technical Evangelist in the Technical Marketing team.

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Mohammad Abujaffal

Sitecore Team Lead

Mohammad Abujaffal is a Sitecore Team Lead at Tanasuk Technologies, with 13 years of experience in Software Development using Microsoft Tehncologies. Mohammad has developed and lead a team of Sitecore developers to deliver Enterprise Level Sitecore Solutions for local and international clients. His focus is to bring the best practices when developing Sitecore solutions both on premise and on the Cloud.

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Mohammed Syam

Solutions Architect

Sitecore enthusiast, 5 times Sitecore MVP, has 12+ years of web development experience, has BSc and MSc in computer science and working as a Solution Architect at Americaneagle.com.

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Naresh Geepalem

Sitecore Architect

Sitecore CMS Architect and Sitecore Certified Professional having over 13 years of experience with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Having rich experience in Sitecore, ASP.NET, MVC, C#, Solr, WCF Services, Windows Services,Javascript, jQuery, Content Management Systems (CMS). Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Technology - BTech focused in Computer Science from Sree Vidyanikethan college of Engineering, JNTU

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Natalie Waite

Head of Sitecore Optimisation Consultancy, Sagittarius

With a strategic online marketing background having previously spent 4 years at the UK's leading shopping channel she has spent the last 4 years leveraging the marketing features of Sitecore at Sagittarius. She currently leads Training and Business Optimisation workshops working with many international clients on their personalisation and optimisation strategies.

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Nick Malone

Chief Operating Officer at Sitecore

Most recently serving as senior vice president of sales for SAP’s Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa region, Nick brings 24 years of leadership experience spanning mature and emerging markets and ecosystems. Prior to his role at SAP, Nick was chief information officer at the sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna, where he defined and led their group digital transformation. At Sitecore, Nick oversees global field operations, Sitecore’s project management office, IT and security operations, merger and acquisition integration, global system integrators, digital agency partnerships, and global deal operations team.

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Peter Clisby

Head of Sitecore Engineering, Sagittarius

Dedicated Sitecore developer having worked with 7 Sitecore focussed agencies, 4 gold and 2 platinum partners. Passionate about analytics and reporting on personalisation as well as other website user exposure/behaviour.

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Pieter Brinkman

Senior Director Technical Marketing

Pieter is Senior Director - Technical Marketing for Sitecore. He has more than ten years’ experience with software developing in multiple programming languages and with different Content Management Systems.

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Pratik Satikunavar

Solution Architect

8+ years of web development experience in different Microsoft platforms starting from DNN, Webforms, MVC, Umbraco, and finally Sitecore for around 5+ years. I always look for active contribution to the Sitecore community through various mediums. Currently working as Sitecore Architect at Horizontal Integration, India

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Shahla Matar

Managing Partner

Connecting global agencies with Sitecore talent as Partner and Director at Tanasuk Technologies.

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Tamas Varga

Manager, Community Programs
(EMEA)

As a member of the Technical Marketing team, Tamas engage with the technical community through workshops, meetings and supporting new and existing User Groups. Also working on internal knowledge sharing, training and he is a part of the Most Valuable Professional (Sitecore MVP) program management.

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Alok KaduDeshmuch

Technology Lead, Sitecore MVP

Passionate about development and programming, having a decade of experience in software development and 9+years of experience in Sitecore. He loves meeting to new peoples and exchange knowledge with them. he also love to spend his free time with family, friends and dogs. He believes in “Human Knowledge Belongs to the World”. He is currently working as Technology Lead at Horizontal Digital, India.

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Ashish Bansal

Digital Marketing Technologist

Ashish is a Digital Marketing technologist working as a Sitecore Strategist in one of the leading bank in the UAE Region. He is a 3 Times Sitecore MVP and having extensive Sitecore experience in multiple domains. Ashish worked on Sitecore and other Award-winning digital transformation projects for Major Clients in the world.

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Ayman Barhoum

Sitecore MVP

I am a Sitecore Architect, I have more than nine years of experience in .NET, and six years focused on Sitecore Implementation, I started my journey with Sitecore 6.5, I have implemented more than 40 Sitecore projects.

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Brijesh Patel

Sitecore MVP

I am a proud ASP.NETian and SITECOREist with 10+ working experience in Sitecore. A strong believer in knowledge sharing, creating and contributing to a community both inside my organization as well as online via blogging and social groups.

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Jeremy Davis

Sitecore MVP and Solutions Architect

Jeremy is a developer and architect for Delete/Kagool in the UK, who’s been blogging and speaking about Sitecore since 2014. You can read what he’s thinking about at jermdavis.wordpress.com, where there’s usually a post every two weeks or so.

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Pratik Satikunavar

Solution Architect

8+ years of web development experience in different Microsoft platforms starting from DNN, Webforms, MVC, Umbraco, and finally Sitecore for around 5+ years. I always look for active contribution to the Sitecore community through various mediums. Currently working as Sitecore Architect at Horizontal Integration, India

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George Smith

Regional Director
(Middle East, India & Africa)

George joined Horizontal over a year ago, leading their regional operations in MEIA, he has been working as a Digital strategist and Managing Director for about 20 years, his only interesting skill is understanding how digital customer experiences can build competitive advantage and profits. This has led him to work on digital strategy with some of the largest brands and governments in the world. George is also a Sitecore MVP and a published author.

Venue

Burj al Arab Dubai

Virtual Event

Webinar

Link to the live event will be sent upon registration.