Speakers

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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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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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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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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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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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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.