Business Visionaries and inspiring personalities

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CPX speakers bring insight from across the business world,
spanning industry, geography, and function.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Frank Calderoni is the Chief Executive Officer of Anaplan and the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Frank is a technology industry veteran with over 30 years of successful executive leadership, including leadership positions at Red Hat, Cisco Systems, QLogic, SanDisk, and IBM.
Frank Calderoni
Chief Executive Officer

Keynote Speaker

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. He has led the Product division at Anaplan since January 2017.
Sampath Gomatam
Senior Vice President Product


YY Lee is an experienced C-level enterprise software technology executive who has worked at the intersection of math and technology throughout her career. She has held CEO, COO, GM, and leadership positions across a broad range of technology businesses, including First Rain, Cadence Design Systems, Aqueduct Software, Bell Labs, and Synopsis.

YY Lee
Senior Vice President
Chief Strategy Officer

Panel Moderator

Michael Gale is the best-selling author of The Digital Helix: Transforming your organization’s DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age. A serial entrepreneur and one of the industry’s first Chief Web Officers, he is currently a managing partner at Inc.Digital and was recently named one of the world’s top-10 AI influencers.

Michael Gale
Thought Leader

Keynote Speaker

Ana Pinczuk is the Senior Vice President (SVP), Chief Transformation Officer for Anaplan. Before joining Anaplan, Ana led multi-billion dollar businesses focused on technology and business model innovation around hybrid cloud, information management, analytics and services, including HPE Pointnext, Veritas, and Cisco Systems.

Ana Pinczuk
Senior Vice President
Chief Transformation Officer

Keynote Speaker

Andrew is the Group FP&A Director of Aviva PLC, which is a global insurer serving 33 million customers. Alongside leading the Group FP&A team, he also is also responsible for leading Aviva’s in-house Anaplan Centre of Excellence which is responsible for designing, developing and deploying Connected Planning across the Group.
Andrew Dinwiddie
Group FP&A Director


Keynote Speaker

Mike brings nearly 25 years of experience in Planning & Fulfilment specialisms, gathered in Automotive, Industrial, FMCG & Service sectors. A fluent German speaker, he is a change & transformation specialist, as well as being a trained coach and mentor. He holds a Masters degree in Organisational Behaviour and a Bachelors degree in International Business & German. Mike has extensive automotive experience, gained whilst working on some of the most premium brands within the industry. He has led the Demand Planning and Fulfilment team at Jaguar Land Rover since 2016.
Mike Tickle
Demand Planning & Fulfilment
Jaguar Land Rover

Session Speakers

Gareth Willott

Forecast & Capacity Manager

Royal & Sun Alliance

Phil Anderson


The Forum

Mike Dickey

Head of Product Development and Management
MUFG Investor Services

Chris Weiss

Centers of Excellence, Certified Master Anaplanner

Ashley Stevens

Anaplan Centre of Excellence Lead

Jamie Wylie

Finance MI Manager

AXA Insurance

Joanna Emmott

Planning Manager


Michael Downer

VP Global Forecast & Planning, FCR and KYC Operations

Neil Callow

Finance Director
University Hospitals of Leicester

Robert Biesharr

Worldwide Sales Compensation & Acquisitions

David Smith

VP Operational Excellence Group, Certified Master Anaplanner

Iain Clarke

Head of Group Supply Chain Planning

Ambreen Shah

Solutions Consultant


Simon Ritchie

Senior Director, Product Management, Certified Master Anaplanner

Anna Ruban

Head of Controlling Department


Enrico Righini

Controlling Manager

ASK Industries S.p.A.

Chris Stevenson

Senior Solutions
Marketing Manager

Giovanni Minnucci

Head of Supply Chain
Financial Planning and Analysis
Nomad Foods

Vincent Morel

Commercial Director
Process & Systems

Rob Wilson

Financial Planning
Technology Expert to the Banking Industry
Peak EPM

Amit Pau

Technology, Finance
and Telecommunications
Executive Director
Peak EPM