Imagine What’s Possible: Real Success Stories for Business Leaders Seeking SAP Modernization on Microsoft Azure

Webinar - Tuesday, March 30th at 11 AM EST

Organizations are looking for innovative, value-driven ways to grow their business, and guard against disruption, while enhancing the experience for their employees, customers and suppliers.  Most enterprises already running SAP understand that moving to S/4HANA is more challenging than traditional ERP version upgrades.  However, DXC Technology and Microsoft Azure provide a flexible model to move from prior SAP versions to S/4HANA to meet key challenges head-on:

  • Identify a path for SAP modernization
  • Reduce complexity and simplify operations
  • Respond faster to disruptions and outsmart uncertainty

In this webinar, experts from DXC, Microsoft and SAP will talk about the journey to S/4HANA, focusing on the outcomes that enterprises can expect from their SAP migration on and run in Azure. Sharing real customer stories, the presenters will illustrate how customers have transformed and modernized their SAP applications while achieving the resiliency required for their mission critical applications.

Join this webinar to discover how to:

  • Create a vision for your S/4HANA transformation
  • Identify efficiencies to be gained from moving the SAP landscape to Azure
  • Understand how SAP modernization can make your enterprise more competitive
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Dennis Velázquez Microsoft
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Sr. Director – SAP on Azure for the Americas Global Black Belt (GBB) Team A Microsoft veteran with over 20 years of Engineering and Sales experience in Retail, Manufacturing, Power and Pharmaceutical industries.  Prior to Microsoft, he gained experienced in sales, business, and product management with Westinghouse and Rockwell Automation.   Dennis has experience, and served as the worldwide lead, in the areas of compliance and information risk assessments for Microsoft Azure and cloud computing.  He defined the first models inside Microsoft to help explain Hyper-scale cloud computing to customer, Sales team, Leadership, and partners.  He has over 9 years working with customers and partners to define their Journey to the cloud, with the last 8 years focused on SAP workloads moved to the cloud.  His experience in the development and management of multiple disciplines, including developers, engineering, account sales and product marketing, contributed to earning him recognition as a 2006 Microsoft Circle of Excellence Winner for outstanding performance and customer focus. In his spare time, he enjoys his family with five (5) children and his passion and hobby of being a private pilot. He has served in the Civil Air Patrol and he loves his Italian and Puerto Rican culture/food along with the Latin and Jazz Music genres.

Sameer Padhye SAP
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Vice President Business Development Sameer Padhye, Vice President, Global Business Development, SAP, is a consummate technology evangelist with more than two decades of experience taking new products and paradigms to market. He led the charge in promoting SAP’s foray into Service Oriented Architecture, from its inception in the early 2000s. This led to a 10 year stint various sales roles where he garnered 7 Winner’s Circle recognitions in a decade. It is during this time that he honed his skills in evangelizing paradigm shifting products from SAP – most notably SAP HANA – SAP’s flag-ship in-memory database solution. Sameer was recently named a catalyst at SAP and is in unchartered waters, yet again. He is on a journey to the intelligent Enterprise with customers and partners – where he is leverage intelligent technologies such as ML, AI, IoT, and blockchain. He is also engaged in early discussions in the area of AR/VR as well as 3D printing and making those relevant in the enterprise space.

Sandy Shillinger DXC Technology
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Director, Platform Services Sandy Shillinger is Offering Leader for DXC’s Cloud Platform Offer segment.  In this role she is responsible for the development of DXC Platform Solutions that include the transformation, transition, and run of SAP applications in Azure.  Sandy’s experience includes developing and implementing commercial strategies, identifying new market opportunities and business development programs, as well as a demonstrated record of success in Information Technology, including Cloud Platform Services surrounding SAP, RedHat, AWS, Azure, and DXC technologies.

Doug Whiting DXC Technology
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S/4HANA Global Offerings Doug has worked with both the R/2 and SAP Business Suite/Netweaver/S4HANA products and has implementation skills with the modules materials management, sales and distribution, financials, quality management, production planning, human resources and BASIS. He has over 20+ years experience with SAP and is certified by SAP in their R/3 and S/4 product's sales and distribution/materials management module. He is also certified in SAP's ValueSAP, Solution Manager and DXC’s Catalyst methodology. He is a frequent speaker at SAP and ASUG seminars. As a Solution Architect and Offering Lead for upgrades/migrations to SAP S/4HANA, he is responsible for project management, scoping, planning and execution of all upgrades/migrations Globally. He is also DXC’s global expert on SAP S/4HANA coordinating projects within DXC worldwide. He ensures that all projects are delivered in a consistent and cost efficient manner using DXC and SAP Best Practices. Currently Doug Leads DXC’s Global S/4HANA Offerings. Specialties: SAP Upgrades, HANA Migrations, Aquisition & Divestitures, template rollouts, Netweaver, Supply Chain and MFG Processes, S/4HANA