Roland SchwaigerDr. Roland Schwaiger studierte an der Bowling Green State University, OH (USA) Computer Science und an der Universität Salzburg (Österreich) Angewandte Informatik und Mathematik und promovierte dort im Bereich Mathematik. Nach mehrjähriger Assistententätigkeit an der Universität Salzburg kam er 1996 als Softwareentwickler zur SAP AG und entfaltete dort seine Fähigkeiten für drei Jahre im Bereich Human Resources in einem anregenden und inspirierenden Umfeld.Seit 1999 ist er als freiberuflicher Trainer, Lektor, Berater und Entwickler tätig (Zertifizierter Development Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004 – Application Development Focus ABAP). Er setzt seine akademische Vorbildung und das bei SAP erworbene Wissen, abgerundet durch einen MBA in Prozess- und Projektmanagement, für die Softwareentwicklung in konkreten Entwicklungsprojekten und SAP-Schulungen ein. Die dort wiederum erworbenen Erkenntnisse trägt er zurück in die akademische Welt und verknüpft so Theorie und Praxis.
Julian BradlerJulian Bradler ist Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH) und Geschäftsführer eines Systemhauses (www.bradler-solutions.de) für Beratungs- und Software-Lösungen im Bereich der elektronischen Beschaffung mit SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) und Materials Management (MM). Neben der Entwicklung von SOA-basierten Softwarelösungen zur Erweiterung von SAP SRM und MM berät sein Unternehmen internationale Kunden bei der Implementierung und Optimierung ihrer SAP SRM-Systeme. Als Trainer hält Herr Bradler für die SAP University regelmäßig Schulungen zur Zertifizierung von SAP SRM-Beraterinnen und -Beratern. Vor der Gründung von BRADLER Effective Business Solutions im Jahr 2007 war Julian Bradler fünf Jahre als SAP SRM-Berater und -Projektleiter sowie drei Jahre als SAP SRM-Produktmanager für die SAP AG in Walldorf tätig.
Jim BrogdenJim Brogden is an experienced SAP BusinessObjects consultant. He’s currently a consultant with Daugherty Business Solutions. He was recently a grand-prize winner in an SAP content contest for a technical case study that he wrote on deploying the latest release of BusinessObjects Enterprise. He was one of the first 40 people in the world to obtain the BOCP-BOE and BOCP Migration specialist certifications, (September 2006). He holds a Masters in Information Technology. He has developed business intelligence solutions for several major corporations. He worked as a technical editor in the Crystal Reports 2008 Official Guide.
Heather SinkwitzHeather Sinkwitz gained her expertise while working as a Business Intelligence Consultant specializing in Business Objects reporting solutions. She is currently employed as a Business Intelligence Developer for Rural/Metro Corporation. She is a certified instructor for the BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and Xcelsius tools. She brings her extensive background in the accounting field to the reporting process to aid in the completion of financial dashboards and reporting solutions. She enjoys presenting data in new and unique ways to aid companies in making informed decisions at a fast pace to remain competitive in today’s market.
Mac HoldenMac Holden is currently working for Inovista Components, a small software house specializing in custom components for SAP’s Xcelsius product in addition to Web Intelligence customization. Mac has over 15 years of software development and design experience, working primarily with web based technologies. He has 10 years of experience in using the various SDKs to create Web Intelligence applications for customers in many different locations and industries. He has also co-authored a number of books on Java Enterprise Development in addition to supplying articles for publications such as Java Pro. Mac is currently based in southern Spain and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dallas MarksDallas Marks is a certified SAP BusinessObjects instructor with over a decade of BusinessObjects experience, and is a frequent presenter at SAPPHIRE NOW, ASUG’s SAP BusinessObjects User Conference, and ASUG chapter meetings.
Gabriel OrthousGabriel Orthous is an expert on the entire SAP BusinessObjects tool suite and has over 10 years of business intelligence experience.
Manish PatelManish Patel is a senior SAP professional with almost 15years of experience in the IT industry. After graduating from Bombay University, Manish worked at an Indian software company on various financials projects in the Asia Pacific region. During his tenure at this company, he gained experience as the finance lead responsible for implementing the company’s indigenously-developed ERP system. Over last ten years, he has worked on variety of SAP projects in a number of different industries. He has also conducted several successful SAP trainings at various SAP Americas facilities. This breadth of assignments has honed his abilities to successfully perform different roles in an SAP project, ranging from system configuration to project management. He is currently working as a Senior SAP Solutions Consultant in Northern California.He is also the author of bestselling books SAP Account Determination and Discover SAP ERP Financials, published by SAP PRESS in English and in German. The account determination book is targeted at the technical and consulting community. The book explores vital design elements that carry out automatic determination of GL accounts from business transactions in various SAP components. The Discover series book describes functionalities of 19+ SAP Financials components. It is primarily targeted at decision makers and project managers. However, it is also useful for technical people who want to understand business logic underlying available functionalities.Manish enjoys working through the challenges and complexities that are inherent in the implementation of such a full-featured enterprise-wide system. He is keenly aware of the potential constraints and other non-technical aspects that limit scope of initial SAP implementations.
Michael KochMichael Koch has been working in the SAP arena since 1996, and has been involved in several national and multinational SAP rollouts and projects. For the last 7 years, he has worked as a freelance consultant in the UK. His main areas of expertise are custom developments, web applications, and system enhancements across a variety of industries and SAP modules. He is a well-known SAP Mentor, and is active in the SAP community.
Abdulbasit Gül?enAbdulbasit Gül?en is a senior SAP technology consultant who has been working with SAP for more than 10 years. He has ABAP development experience on several platforms (ECC, CRM, HR, IS-U) and in diverse industries, as well as experience in other SAP platforms and tools, such as SAP NetWeaver Portal and Web Dynpro ABAP/Java. He possesses certifications in the ABAP Workbench, SAP NetWeaver Portal development, and SAP NetWeaver Portal administration.
Sanjeet MallSanjeet Mall is a chief architect for Mobile Applications in the Mobile Application Unit at SAP, where his focus is to create architecture and technology that enables rapid mobile application development. In over ten years at SAP, he has worked in almost all areas of the software lifecycle: development, architecture, consulting, product management, and management.
Tzanko StefanovTzanko Stefanov is a principal architect at OpenText, where he is responsible for integration with SAP products. His focus has been on enabling the next generation of OpenText solutions to run on mobile devices and platforms. Prior to that, Tzanko was employed at SAP, where he worked in several different leadership roles in the areas of SAP NetWeaver and SAP CRM.
Joe LeeAs Talent Management consultants, Joe Lee and Tim Simmons have been involved in nu-merous Talent Management related projects ranging from setup of core Talent Manage-ment data, to worldwide implementations of Talent Management applications. They have also been a part of numerous public sector projects and project plans, so they understand the needs of both the public and private sector. With a strong background of leveraging Talent Management applications to fit business needs, they are strong candidates to share their expertise and experience with the rest of the SAP ERP HCM market.
Tim SimmonsAs Talent Management consultants, Joe Lee and Tim Simmons have been involved in nu-merous Talent Management related projects ranging from setup of core Talent Manage-ment data, to worldwide implementations of Talent Management applications. They have also been a part of numerous public sector projects and project plans, so they understand the needs of both the public and private sector. With a strong background of leveraging Talent Management applications to fit business needs, they are strong candidates to share their expertise and experience with the rest of the SAP ERP HCM market.