Alexandra Abraham, Operations & Business Development, NobleTec
Experienced Information Technology Leader working in the Operations/Information Technology Industry, Cloud Professional Services, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS Product Development, and industry expert. Skilled in Partner Management, Business Process, Service Delivery, Operations Management, Account Reconciliation and Enterprise Architecture.
Storm Anderson, Partner and Practice Architect, Kumo Partners
Storm Anderson is a founding Partner and the Practice Architect of Kumo Partners, a consulting firm specializing in delivering enhanced ROI via low code solutions. Storm spent years cutting his teeth delivering SharePoint-based solutions for Fortune 500 clients at Perficient before recognizing the value of Office 365’s low code platform when it was launched in late 2016 and leaving Perficient to form Kumo Partners. Storm is currently one of the leading voices in Microsoft’s low code community, and has consistently pushed the boundaries of what has been done with their platform.
Storm specializes in enhancing organizational IT roadmap and strategy via implementations of low code platforms that are often more cost effective and see process improvements much faster. In his free time (somewhat of an imaginary concept at this point) Storm enjoys playing frisbee with his dog, golfing when the weather permits, and he DJ’s on the side!
Alvaro Gonzalez, AVP, Alliances, TierPoint
Álvaro González is the AVP of Alliances at TierPoint. His work there today is to lead and align the relationships between TierPoint Partners, the Manufacturers that TierPoint uses to deliver services (Dell, VMware, Pure Storage, Nutanix, Zerto, and others) and the Product Development group at TierPoint, on delivering high value to customers where all of these intersect. Before joining TierPoint in 2018 he has worked as a seller and SE for the cable, telco, cellular, colo and cloud industries as well as leading Strategic Alliances, and Marketing groups. His career has also included turns as a university professor and BPO consultant. He has been focused on and fascinated with strategy, technology and problem-solving for over 20 years.
Mike Ostrowski, System Engineer, NetBrain
Mike has over 35 years of experience in a wide range of Computer Networking and has architected traditional Router/Switch Networks and Software Defined Networks. Currently, he is part of the NetBrain team that provides Network Automation for Mapping, Discovery and Automated Problem Diagnosis.
Wayne Phillips, Sr. Enterprise Architect, Mars, Inc.
Wayne Phillips is an Enterprise Architect focused on executing the Mars Enterprise Architecture Strategy to Digitally Transform its Pet Care, Mars Wrigley, Mars Food, and Mars Vet Health Business Segments by Accelerating Innovation and Simplifying how it brings value through a partner, support, and delivery optimization and standardization.
Wayne has 20+ years of experience in complex solution architectures and implementations. Focusing on e-commerce, digital marketing, CRM, Retail Execution, and cloud platforms, he specializes in aligning enterprise architecture with the organization’s mission and goals while evolving with new and emerging technologies.
Claude Scher, Program Manager, Veolia North America
Claude has been a repeat presenter at the CAMP IT PPM conference. He is currently the Program Manager at Veolia north America. Previously, he was the Chief Project Officer at Senta Technologies. Additionaly, he was PMO manager for Charter Manufacturing, a family-owned lead producer of steel and iron headquartered in Mequon, WI. Claude has over 20 years of experience leading large IT programs and managing diverse portfolio of projects for various size businesses and industries. Over the last 10 years, he has been a very active volunteer with the PMI organization acting as president and board member of the PMI Milwaukee Chapter as well as an active member of the US delegation for TC258, a global ISO initiative focused on standardization in the field of project, program and portfolio management.
Annur Sumar, Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Unity
Annur Sumar is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP and technology consultant in the areas of Infrastructure Design, Enterprise Content Management, CRM, Microsoft Azure, System Center and Cloud Technologies. Annur is an industry recognized leader and independent speaker around strategic service automation, technology driven process improvements, IT service alignment, engineering best practices and operations management. All of which are targeted in his presentations to helping businesses with complex IT environments lower Total Cost of Ownership and raising Return On Investments.
Prior to joining a Microsoft Partner Consulting firm, Annur served as a Vice President of Technology for Duff & Phelps. One of the world’s leading independent financial advisory firms serving client needs in the areas of valuation, investment banking, transaction advice, and dispute consulting. During his tenure at Duff & Phelps, Annur worked closely with Microsoft product teams and case study managers in providing invaluable feedback around how businesses such as his were able to benefit from cloud technologies that were molded into business solutions. As a Microsoft MVP and industry expert, Annur brings 10 years of experience to work actively with other MVPs and Microsoft Partners to provide industry insight and strategic direction.