Preliminary Agenda – please note this schedule is subject to change.
DAY 1 | Tuesday 11th April 2023
08:30 – 9:00
Grand Cru Foyer
Collect your name badge, meet fellow delegates and catch up with Roboyans before the keynote speeches begin.
09:00 – 09:15
Grand Cru Ballroom
CEO | Roboyo
Nicolas Hess is CEO and Co-Founder of Roboyo. After studying in Passau, Dublin and Barcelona, where he graduated with a Master’s degree in International Management, Nicolas worked for several years at consulting firm Deloitte before co-founding Roboyo in 2015.
Now with locations in 24 cities, across 14 countries and 4 continents, Nicolas has enabled Roboyo’s exponential growth into the world’s largest hyperautomation professional services company with a client list including many of the Fortune 500 and 22 of Germany’s DAX 40 companies.
09:15 – 10:00
KEYNOTE: The Next Generation of Business Performance : Enabling companies to perform at levels they never thought possible
Co-CEO & Co-Founder | Celonis
Alex Rinke is co-founder & co-CEO of Celonis, the undisputed leader in process mining and execution management technology. Born out of a university project in Munich, Alex and his co-founders turned the theoretical concept of process mining into a working product, and landed their first client within weeks. Alex and his team successfully grew the company for five years without external funding, scaling rapidly across the globe before raising money. Five years and several rounds later, Celonis has now earned decacorn status, and recently completed the first ever $1bn Series D Round.
Today, Alex steers the global vision and executive team for Celonis, and is an active ambassador for sustainability and equal access to education. Alex firmly believes that by unlocking the world’s processes, we can create a better future for businesses and the planet.
Chief Information Officer | AmerCareRoyal
Jeff DeSandre joined AmerCareRoyal as Chief Integration Officer in 2019. Prior to this, he served in various leadership positions at both First Quality Enterprises and CSS Industries. Jeff holds a B.A. degree from The College of New Jersey, maintains a PMP Certification from the Project Management Institute, and is ITIL Foundation certified by ITIL/IT Service Management.
10:00 – 10:45
KEYNOTE : From Idea to Implementation: A Journey of Scaling Intelligent Automation From the Ground Up
VP of Supply Chain | Puma
James Furlong, Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Projects is a seasoned leader with extensive experience leading end to end operations, planning, supply chain, logistics, and sales along with a proven track record of success developing and executing effective growth strategies.With a love for sport and competition, James believes in the relentless pursuit of progress and has spent 14 years at PUMA supporting the brands mission, mantra, and values by championing award winning innovation initiatives. Most recently, James spearheaded the automation efforts of PUMA North America from executive sponsorship and technology evaluations to strategies for automation optimization.
10:45 – 11:00
Grand Cru Foyer/Terrace
11:00 – 11:45
KEYNOTE PANEL : Customer voice: Industry Trends shaping the future of the Human+Digital workplace
Founder & CEO | VOCAL Council
VP Service Operations | Virgin Pulse
VP Intelligent Process Automation | Citizens Bank
11:45 – 12:30
Head of Group Functions IT Quality | Continental AG
Joanna Calibara is currently leading the implementation of emerging technologies such as Low Code platforms and AI for natural language processing in her organization. Her goal is to bring innovative improvements to business processes that enable and contribute to the production of high-quality end products at Continental.
Technology Lead Quality IT | Continental AG
Patrick Langenohl has many years of experience in software and application development (mainly Business Intelligence) on one side, but also managing project and understanding business processes on the other side, his highest motivation is to build bridges between the pure technical IT world and the connected business areas considering state of the art digital solutions.
12:30 – 13:30
13:30 – 14:15
PANEL DISCUSSION : The value-driven approach to automation
Chief Information Officerat American Pacific Mortgage
Global Head of Operations & System Architecture at Erricsson
Head of AI & Automation at Verizon
Chief Executive OfficerAmericas at Roboyo
14:15 – 15:00
PANEL DISCUSSION : Creating Automation Champions across the organization with Evangelization & change management
Fmr Global Head of Intelligent Automation at Spotify
Digital Automation Center Leader at Altria
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at WSSC Water
Global Intelligent Automation Leader at WESCO Distribution
Chief Marketing OfficerAmericas at Roboyo
15:00 – 15:45
PANEL DISCUSSION : How to fund, scale and optimize automation with cross functional partnerships across the enterprise
Director of Automation COE at PetSmart
Strategic RPA Director at Emory University
Director of Enterprise Architecture at Corning Credit Union
Senior Lean Consulting Manager at Roboyo
15:45 – 16:30
PANEL DISCUSSION : Blueprinting a scalable automation operating model and CoE governance
Head of Intelligent Automation at Truist Bank
Enterprise Automation Director at City National Bank of Florida
AVP Intelligent Automation at COX Enterprises
Senior Hyperautomation Manager at Roboyo
16:30 – 18:00
18:00 – 21:00
EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION