Conga® Connect

Speakers

Aaron Leonard

Aaron Leonard

Senior Contect Manager, Conga

Aaron Leonard is the senior content manager for Conga. In addition to developing training, designing training, and other instructional design-related tasks, he manages the Conga support site, available at support.getconga.com. He has been with Conga for two years and in the instructional design industry for more than 15 years.

Alan Deitch

Alan Deitch

Director of Software & Engineering, Groupon

Alan Deitch is a Director of Software & Engineering at Groupon. He has been with the company since 2011. He leads four global teams: a traditional Product Support team, non-purchase-funnel engineering team, Project Management, and the global CRM (Salesforce.com) team.

Amy Reams

Amy Reams

Product Planner, Conga

Amy is the Product Manager for Conga ActionGrid. She has been with the ActionGrid team for two years starting with a focus in Support and Implementation and ultimately moving into a Product Role.

Bob

Bob DeSantis

COO, Conga

Bob is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operation of Conga. He brings over 30 years of experience leading global sales, marketing, business development and operations teams. Bob’s prior experience also includes sales, product management and product development.

Brad Epker

Chief Revenue Officer, GISinc

Brad Epker is chief revenue officer at GISinc. Prior to joining GISinc, Epker led sales teams at CenturyLink and DocuSign. He holds an MBA from the University of Washington.

Brian Farr

Brian Farr

Program Manager, Conga

Brian Farr is an effective leader of professional services team implementing Salesforce and cloud based solutions in organizations spanning industries and ranging from SMB to Enterprise.

Bryan Ross

Bryan Ross

Sr Solution Architect, Conga

Bryan has more than 30 years of extensive experience in all areas of information technology, contract and asset management, and computer services. Bryan is an inspiring leader, trained in creating the proper environment to foster constant and continual growth of the individual on the personal and professional level.

David Keane

CEO & Co-founder, Bigtincan

David Keane is the CEO and co-founder of Bigtincan – a global provider of sales and service enablement software based in Boston. He has over 20 years of experience providing solutions to Enterprise and Consumer Customers worldwide, and has successfully started and exited international businesses. His experience includes running Asian marketing for Wellfleet Communications, building the business for Xylan Corp in Australia/NZ, and running international operations for startup Kgrind. He also started and exited his own businesses Storm Networks in Singapore and Veritel Wireless in Australia. As the CEO of Bigtincan, David is taking his experience to help bring Bigtincan into a leadership position in the sales and service enablement market.

David Rasmussen

David Rasmussen

Sr. Salesforce Developer, Rakuten Marketing

David Rasmussen is Sr. Salesforce Developer at Rakuten Marketing and a Salesforce Solution Architect. He specializes in software requirements and solution design for the Salesforce.com app cloud

David Rothenbucher

David Rothenbucher

Enterprise Solutions Engineer, Conga

David Rothenbucher is an Enterprise Solutions Engineer with a focus in Contract lifecycle Management and a deep knowledge of the Conga Novatus platform. If you can’t find him at his desk he is most likely on a mountain.

Doug

Doug Rybacki

VP Products, Conga

Doug Rybacki leads product strategy, product management, and product education for Conga’s products and services. He has over 25 years experience in building businesses, products, and teams. He has been with Conga for two years.

Eric Bayes

Eric Bayes

Sr Quality Assurance Manager, Conga

Eric is the Development Manager for Conga Novatus Contracts and mange a team of 10 people. I have been part of the team in various roles for 2 years dealing with quality assurance and development of contract management software. I have been in the technology business for more than 10 years.

Grant Grigorian

Grant Grigorian

CEO & Co-Founder, Path to Scale

Grant Grigorian is the CEO and Co-Founder of Path to Scale, a marketing performance analytics app for Salesforce. Grant has spent years working with marketing teams to create better marketing reports and dashboards using Salesforce technology.

Heather Hickman

Heather Hickman

Contract Writer, Amgen

Heather is a Contract Writer in Amgen’s Trade, Pricing and Contract Management (TPCM) division. Prior to joining Amgen, Heather was an attorney practicing complex multi-party commercial litigation in the fields of real property, insurance coverage, environmental remediation, and intellectual property.

Jamie Jensen

CRM Administrator, Shaw Communications

Jamie started his career as a B2B sales rep, leveraging his success and knowledge there to join the CRM team at Shaw Communications, where for the past 6 years he has provided development and support to approximately 1500 users. His primary focus has been on process improvement and user experience, which has resulted in Change Management and Integration expertise. Jamie works with Conga products daily to deliver for his users.

Jenny Six

Jenny Six

Consultant, Public Consulting Group, Inc

Since 2014, Jenny Six an Rachel Goldstein have led several procurement reform initiatives with the City of Detroit. Ms. Goldstein managed the enterprise-wide redesign of procurement and contracting functions and system implementation. She now advises on additional strategic process and system improvements. During implementation, Ms. Six managed the training and user support and assisted with the process improvement efforts. Her role now also includes BidSync/Novatus system administration, data management, and user support for the City.

John Vinci

John Vinci

Director of Product Management, Conga

John Vinci is the Director of Product for Conga Novatus. John joined Novatus in 2013 and has served as a Sr. Systems Administrator, Director of Technology, and now in his current role acting as a customer advocate and technical guru for the past 22 years. John loves to assist and delight customers, aiming to make a difference in daily life for all. When not delighting customers, John is delighting in Star Wars.

Jon Acuff

Jon Acuff

NYT Best Selling Author

Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of five books including his most recent, Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work and Never Get Stuck. Also voted one of the best speakers in 2015 by the Meeting & Convention Planners. Most recently he’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the country and has been seen on CNN, Fox News, Good Day LA and several other key outlets.

Justice P Sikakane

Justice Sikakane

Senior Salesforce Instructor, Brainiate

Justice Sikakane is a Senior Salesforce Instructor at Brainiate. Prior to that, he spent 4 years as a certified Salesforce Administrator for Cargill and was core to the IT group at Kroll Ontrack. Sikakane is a three-time Salesforce conference speaker and proud father.

Kimber

Kimber Spradlin

GM Contract Automation Solutions, Conga

Kimber Spradlin is the General Manager of Contract Automation Solutions for Conga. She joined Conga in early 2017 and has been leading Go-To-Market efforts for enterprise software companies for the past 16 years.

Kyle Hagan

Kyle Hagan

Solutions Engineer, Conga

Kyle Hagan has been working in a laboratory environment for the last 5 years since graduating College. Kyle started out as a microbiological lab technician at Miller Coors in Golden, CO. From there he changed pace a bit to become a materials engineer lab manager and microscopist at Diamond Material Technologies in Colorado Springs, CO.

Lori Carbonara

Lori Carbonara

Sr. Director, Marketing & Product Development, ECSI

Lori Carbonara is Senior Director, Marketing & Product Development at ECSI. Prior to joining ECSI, she led product strategy, marketing and communication at ServiceLink.

Matt

Matt Schiltz

CEO, Conga

Matthew is an experienced senior executive with a proven track record of building successful, high growth technology and cloud companies ranging from the private start-up stage to public companies. He is responsible for setting Conga’s growth strategy, which includes financing, driving global sales and expanding product offerings.

Meryl Flynn

CLM Practice Lead, Simplus

Meryl has 8+ years implementing Salesforce.com solutions for clients across multiple different verticals. Her recent work includes growing a CLM practice for a consulting firm which consisted of implementing SpringCM solutions for clients, providing project leadership and oversight to SpringCM implementations, leading and growing a team and assisting sales with scoping efforts for SpringCM engagements.

Pete Castro

Pete Castro

Product Manager, Conga

Pete Castro has been with Conga for over five years. He started his tenure with the company working as a Business Analyst helping Conga customers build world-class business solutions on Salesforce. He then shifted his career to Quality Assurance where he founded the QA department in the Colorado HQ; building automated test suites for Conga’s document generation products. Currently, Pete is the Product Manager for ‘Conga Contracts for Salesforce’ and is helping the Conga product team to develop the best contract management application in the market.

Peter Haldeman

Adobe

Peter is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Document Cloud, where he currently leads Sales Line-of-Business Segment Marketing. He joined Adobe in 2010. His experience includes roles managing industry-leading hardware, software, and SaaS product lines sold worldwide via eCommerce, enterprise sales teams, and distribution channels.

Peter Terhune

Peter Terhune

Director of Product Management, Conga

Peter is the Director of Product Management for Conga Composer family of products. In addition to managing the Composer product roadmap, Peter works closely with customers, sales, marketing, and product development to shape the direction of Conga’s flagship product line. He first joined Conga in April 2009 as employee number 4 in a support and account management capacity which has evolved over the past eight years to encompass his current role in Product Management. In 2013, Salesforce recognized Peter for his depth of knowledge and contributions to the Community and was inducted as a Salesforce MVP in 2013.

Rachel Goldstein

Rachel Goldstein

Sr. Consultant, Public Consulting Group, Inc

Since 2014, Rachel Goldstein and Jenny Six have led several procurement reform initiatives with the City of Detroit. Ms. Goldstein managed the enterprise-wide redesign of procurement and contracting functions and system implementation. She now advises on additional strategic process and system improvements. During implementation, Ms. Six managed the training and user support and assisted with the process improvement efforts. Her role now also includes BidSync/Novatus system administration, data management, and user support for the City.

Rebekah Knoll

Rebekah Knoll

Sr. Sales Support Specialist, Honeywell

Rebekah Knoll is senior sales support specialist at Honeywell. She focuses on increasing sales productivity through CRM enablement. Previously she managed operations at a chain of salons. Rebekah is a Salesforce Certified Administrator.

Ryan Burke

Ryan Burke

Manager of Product Education, Conga

Ryan is the Manager of the Product Education team at Conga. He has been with the company for four years, during which time has focused on creating educational and support content for Conga University and the Conga Support site. Ryan’s background is in organizational development and training, a focus in which he holds a graduate degree. He is married with two young kids. Ryan is a Colorado native.

Schuyler Van Ark

Schuyler Van Ark

Solution Manager, Conga

Schuyler is a Solution Manager with the Conga Professional Services department, providing custom design and product training for Conga customers. Primarily specializing in both Conga Composer and Conga Contracts solutions, his focus is to ensure the overall solution design addresses the customers core needs.

Talese Shertzer

Talese Shertzer

Contract Foundation Analyst, Amgen

Talese Shertzer is a Contract Foundation Analyst with Amgen’s Trade, Pricing & Contract Management division. Prior to joining Amgen, she was a high school teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Vanessa Thompson

Vanessa Thompson

SVP Customer Experience Insights, Bluewolf

Vanessa has served as an expert advisor for the world’s most successful technology vendors and their customers, providing market & product strategy guidance & thought leadership content. She is an accomplished business leader, advisor, consultant, and speaker.