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Event Date Tue May 18 EDT - Thu May 20 EDT (5 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

Get ready to feed your curiosity. The SAS Global Forum virtual event will be packed with engaging sessions, inspiring presenters and learning galore. This second-to-none virtual experience brings together the brightest minds in analytics. So make plans now to join us and empower and inspire your use of analytics.

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2021 Speakers

Ron Agresta
Senior Director of Research and Development, SAS

Alex Alexander
Executive Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Alberta Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General

Gustavo Alves
Administrative and Tax Services Senior Director, TIM Brasil

Massimo Arciulo
Chief Data Officer, TIM

Federico Argenio
Head of Data Modeling and Analytics, Enel Global Power Generation

Zohreh Asgharzadeh
Senior Manager of Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS

Yuliia Bahatska

Christopher Beall
Development Director, Collaborative Work Environment

Andreas Becks
Head of Customer Advisory Insurance DACH, SAS

Daniel Beitzel
Data Science Manager, First Solar

Deepak Bhosale
General Manager for IT, Asian Paints

Stefano Biondi
Group Chief Risk Officer, Banca Mediolanum

Mari Nilsson Bjorkman
Industry Lead for Telecom, SAS

Saul Bloom
Director of Research, Evaluation and Data, Duval County Public Schools

Christer Bodell
AI Business Advisor for Manufacturing, SAS

Kerry Bommarito, PhD, MPH
Executive Director of Data Science, Mercy

Allan Bowe
Analytium Group

Brian Bradbury
DSc, Vice President of Center for Observational Research, Amgen

Simone Ranucci Brandimarte
President, Italian Insurtech Association

Ivan Brandslund
Professor and Research, University of Southern Denmark and Lillebaelt Hospital

Jason Brinkley
Abt Associates

Mary Beth Carroll
Industry Consultant, SAS

Carlos Carvalheira
Industry Leader Energy and Utilities, SAS

Jeremy Chen
Principal Product Manager, SAS

Jiajing Chen
Senior Data Scientist, Mercy

Massimiliano Claps
Research Director, IDC

Lynette Clunies-Ross
Region Vice President, SAS Australia & New Zealand

Jeffrey Cooper
Executive Industry Consultant for Financial Technology, SAS

Margaret Crevar
Senior Manager of Software Development, SAS

Nat D’Ercole
Partner, Data and Analytics Modernization Leader for Omnia AI, Deloitte

Remco den Heijer
Vice President of ASEAN, SAS

Hardi Desai
Senior Associate Machine Learning Developer, SAS

Jeff Diamond
Director of Research and Development, SAS

Dina Duhon
BMO Financial Group, SAS Global Forum 2021 Chair

Jen Dunham
Principal Solutions Architect for Security Intelligence Practice, SAS

Dawnté Early, PhD, MS
Chief of Research and Evaluation, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

Sertan Eratay
Digital Labs Leader, McKinsey

Gul Erol
Chief Information Officer, Yıldız Holding

Nats Esquejo
Principal Scientist for F&HC Modeling & Simulation, Procter & Gamble

Alyssa Farrell
Global Health and Life Sciences Industry Marketing, SAS

Joaquim Filipsson-Lillo
Data Scientist, Region Stockholm

Renato Fiorini
Senior Risk Solutions Manager, SAS

Isabelle Flückiger
Director of New Technologies and Data, Geneva Association

Brooke Fortson
Director of Product Marketing and Sales Enablement, SAS

Andrew Fowkes
Director of CPG and Retail Practice, SAS

Joe Furbee
Senior Digital Marketing Specialist, SAS

Matyas Gabor
Vice President of Digital Consumer Experience, BRP

Massimiliano Garri
Chief Innovation and Information Officer, Terna

Ömer Gazimihal
Director of Enterprise Product Management, Turkcell

Alex Ge
Data Scientist, SAS

John Gottula
Senior Industry Consultant, SAS

Dipak Gupta
Joint Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Per Haglund
Systems Developer, Region Stockholm

Christian Hardahl
EMEA Health Care Industry Leader, SAS

Daniel Hatton
Director of Alliances EMEA, Core Compete

Chris Hemedinger
Senior Marketing Manager, SAS

Maria-Pia Hergens, PhD
Lead Epidemiologist, Region Stockholm

Ulf Hertin
Principal Business Solutions Manager, SAS

Ulrich Homann
Corporate Vice President, Cloud and AI, Microsoft

Patrick Homer
Advisory Industry Consultant, SAS

Michelle Homes
Business Development Manager, Metacoda

Helena Hörnebrant
Director of Operations, Scania Financial Services

Eric Hylton
Commissioner of Small Business/Self-Employed Division, Internal Revenue Service

Bartosz Jabłoński
Warsaw University of Technology; Citibank Europe

Andrew Jennings
AJ Business Advisory Services

Brian Johnson
Principal Software Developer, SAS

Noshin Kagalwalla
Vice President and Managing Director, SAS

Joe Katz
Principal Product Manager, SAS

Steve Kearney, PharmD
Medical Director, SAS

Kris Komanduri
Head of Information Management and Senior Director, New York City Health and Hospitals

Esra Korkmaz
Senior Manager, Eureko

Lucy Kosturko
Education Outreach Initiatives Manager, SAS

Alex Kwiatkowski
Industry Principal for Global Banking Practice, SAS

Kirk Paul Lafler

Aaron LeValley
Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Strategy, LA Kings and AEG Sports

Peter Linder
Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson

Tony Liu, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder, Boragen

Piotr Malinowski
Head of Information Fusion Centre, European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)

Jason Mann
Vice President of Internet of Things, SAS

João Martins de Carvalho
Executive Board Member, E-Redes

Auana Mattar
Chief Information Officer, TIM Brasil

Jon Mayes
Trading Grocery DevOps Manager, Waitrose

Nilton Mayrink
CIO and Head of B2B/B2C, Martins Wholesale

Anselmo Marmonti
Senior Director and Global Head of Risk Business Consulting, SAS

Matthew McGinnis
Business Analytics Managing Director, Head of Data Science, Head of Pharmacy & Specialty Solutions Analytics, Global Data & Analytics, Evernorth

Gary Mehler
Senior Director of Research and Development, SAS

Manoj Kumar Mishra
Secretary for Department of Electronics and IT, Government of Odisha

Dan Mitchell
Business Director for Global Retail and CPG Practice, SAS

Josh Morgan, PsyD
National Director of Behavioral Health and Whole Person Care, SAS

Marcin Nadolny
Manager of Pre-Sales Support, SAS

Danila Naumov
Chief Data Officer, Utkonos

Rachel Neuhalfen
Data Scientist, Mercy

Robin Ng
Group CEO, ASM Pacific Technology

Vladimir Nikulin
Head of Pricing and Risk Technology, VSK Insurance

Chris O’Brien
Chief Commercial Officer, C.H. Robinson

Dierk Op ‘t Eynde
Senior Advisor, FPS Finance

Carl Orrling
Vice President of Technical Development, SSAB

Ray Outar
Director of Omnia AI, Deloitte

Dr. Nash Palaniswamy
Vice President, SMG, General Manager, AI, HPC, and Datacenter Accelerators Solutions and Sales, Intel

Nick Parker
Corporate Vice President for Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft

Nick Passey
Vice President of Commercial Digital and IT, AstraZeneca

Caroline Payne
Technical Director for Public Sector, SAS

Joe Perez, PhD
NC Department of Health and Human Services

Amy Peters
Principal Product Manager, SAS

Robby Powell
Advisory Product Manager, SAS

Emily Pressman
Global Academic Program Manager, SAS

Rodrigo Prieto
Chief Risk Officer, Bancolombia Group

Andy Pulkstenis
Director of Data Science and Advanced Analytics, State Farm Insurance

Garrett Putman
Global Marketing Team Lead, SAS

Marleen Radigan, PhD, MPS, MS
Director of Office of Performance Measurement and Evaluation, NYSOMH

Rajiv Ramarajan
Senior Manager of User Experience Design, SAS

Nancy Rausch
Senior Manager of Software Development, SAS

Jonathan Riches
Sales Director of EMEA Life Sciences, SAS

Terisa Roberts
Director, Global Solution Lead for Risk Modeling and Decisioning, SAS

Kristian Ruby

Mitch Rutledge
Director of Sales, SAS

Michelle Ryals
Senior Manager of Software Development, SAS

Jennifer Sabourin
Data Scientist, SAS

Sundaresh Sankaran
Solutions Architect, SAS

Sarah Schelle
Executive Director of Data Science and Analytics, Indiana Department of Correction

Gavriella Schuster
Corporate Vice President of Commercial Partner Team, Microsoft

Roshan Shah
Vice President of Collaboration & Support Center and Advanced Analytics, Georgia-Pacific

Jorge Silva
Senior Manager of Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS

Margus Simson
Chief Digital Officer, Komerční Banka

Kim Siren
Head of Fraud Management, OP Financial Group

Patrik Sjostedt
EMEA Regional Business Leader for Manufacturing, Microsoft

Andy Smith
EMEA Government Industry Leader, SAS

Pete Smith
Chief Analytics Officer and Professor of Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington

Kalliopi Spyridaki
Chief Privacy Strategist for Europe & Asia Pacific, SAS

Suteera Sripaibulya
Senior Executive Vice President, Bangkok Bank

Luke Steere, PhD
Crop Protection Lead, Boragen

Greg Stevens
Director of F&HC Digital Innovation; Modeling & Simulation, Procter & Gamble

David Stewart
Global Lead for Financial Services, Fraud and Security Intelligence Practice, SAS

Bryan Stirling
Director, South Carolina Department of Corrections

Prakash Subbarayan
Managing Director, Star Health Insurance

Kumar Thangamuthu
Senior Product Manager, SAS

Clay Thompson
Senior Research Statistician Developer, SAS

Reggie Townsend
Advisory Consulting Business Development Manager, SAS

Alena Tsishchanka
Insurance Leader EMEA, SAS

Patrick Van Brussel
Research Director of European Financial Insights, IDC

Andre van der Meer
Principal Business Development Specialist, SAS

Adriaan Van Horenbeek
Senior Systems Engineer, SAS

Mark Vanthoff
Data Science Manager, Bupa Australia

Eva Velasquez
President/CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center

Sébastien Verhelst
Senior Systems Engineer, SAS

Bart Vierbergen
Power Platform Product Manager, Microsoft

Tony Vojslavek
Chief Risk Officer, Gavilon Group

Will Voorhees
Senior Vice President – Financial Intelligence Unit and Senior Director, Truist

Marcia Elaine Walker
Global Industry Principal for Manufacturing, SAS

Gunce Walton
Manager of Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS

Jonathan Wexler
Senior Manager of Product Management, SAS

Richard Widdowson
Vice President of Global Retail and CPG Solutions, SAS

Brett Wujek
Principal Product Manager, SAS

Wren York
Senior Vice President of Financial Intelligence Unit, Truist

Teresa Herrero Zamorano
Network Strategy and Capacity Manager, Telefonica Spain

Benjamin Zenick

Thomas Zink
Research Director, IDC

Keld Zornig
Vice President of Nordics, SAS

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Accenture
• Deloitte
• Intel
• Microsoft

• Aws
• Red Hat
• Single Store
• Teradata

• Data Solutions
• Metacoda
• Positive Thinking Company
• Selerity
• Zencos