Take your connected planning journey to the next level

Hub Comes To You, 15 May, London

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Background

Hub Comes To You: London

Anaplan is bringing the best of our global conference to London. Hear how leading companies connect data, people, and plans with the Anaplan platform to increase the efficiency and productivity of their organisations.

Take part in a full day of customer-led sessions, with dedicated tracks for finance, sales, supply chain, and IT. There will be a comprehensive array of interactive workshops, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities.

Keynote speakers

Frank Calderoni was announced as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Anaplan and a member of the company’s board of directors commencing on January 23, 2017. Frank is a technology industry veteran with over 30 years of successful executive leadership. Before joining Anaplan, Frank served as the EVP, Operations and CFO of Red Hat, Inc. from June 2015 to January 2017. He also served as EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems, Inc. for seven years. Prior to that, he served as Cisco’s SVP, Customer Solutions Finance from June 2007 to February 2008, and VP, Worldwide Sales Finance from May 2004 to June 2007. Frank joined Cisco in 2004 from QLogic Corporation, where he was the SVP and CFO. Prior to that, he was the SVP, Finance & Administration and CFO for SanDisk Corporation. Earlier in his career, he spent 21 years at IBM. Frank also sits on the boards of Adobe Systems, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., and Nimble Storage, Inc.

Sara Park has more than 15 years of experience in various planning roles at Heinz, Georgia-Pacific, and now The Coca-Cola Company, where she has spent almost six years in the Finance, Supply Chain, and Business Transformation Office. Her latest role is in North America Finance as Leader for Volume and Revenue Forecasting, but in the recent past, Sara has led teams in the Planning Center of Excellence for supply chain and logistics, integrated business planning, and product lifecycle management, where product lifecycle management (innovation and portfolio optimization) processes were tightly integrated with sales and operations planning and shelf planning. Sara has been managing teams and developing professionals for more than a decade, and her true passion lies in mentoring, coaching, and sponsoring talent to build a positive and productive culture.

Michael is one of the world’s foremost EPM experts, with more than 25 years in design and architecture. In 2006, Michael set out to design and create a new solution from the ground up that leveraged technology innovation. This vision became the Anaplan cloud platform for business users—enabling them to design, build, maintain, and manage their own applications—without any IT support. Prior to Anaplan, Michael was the lead architect in the design of the analyst modeling tool, which became the leading multi-dimensional modeling tool of the 1990s until acquired by Cognos. Michael holds Mathematics degree and a MSc in Computation from Oxford University.

Sampath brings over 18 years of experience as a product management, general management, and services leader at enterprise software companies such as Citrix, Click Commerce, Commerce One, and SAP. At the Citrix SaaS division, he was VP/GM for the GoToMeeting family of collaboration products. He has also led product and user experience teams at early-stage SaaS companies. Sampath has an MBA from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology.

The stories you will hear

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Connected Planning

Explore the success stories and best practices of leading companies that are connecting data, people, and plans across their organisations. Discover the enterprise-wide speed, agility, and visibility that result from connected planning.

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Connected Planning

Connected planning

Sales

Hear how global organisations connect business processes for sales performance management and sales effectiveness using the Anaplan platform. See ways to motivate sales teams and drive alignment across revenue-related functions.

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Sales

Sales

Finance

Learn how the Anaplan platform helps drive better FP&A, budgeting, forecasting, profitability modeling, financial consolidation, and reporting. Hear how you can anticipate performance gaps, gain insight into financial drivers, and make more-effective decisions.

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Finance

Finance

Supply chain

See how companies are unifying the value chain through secure, real-time, omnichannel collaboration with the Anaplan platform. Discover how large, complex organisations are using technology to shape the supply chain of tomorrow.

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Supply chain

Supply chain

Agenda at a glance

Monday, 14 May: User Training

  • The Purpose of the Anaplan Platform
  • Anaplan Building Blocks
  • Basic Model-Building Features
  • Dashboard Design and Creation
  • Basic Formula Creation

Tuesday, 15 May: Conference

  • Customer Keynotes
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Networking Reception