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Hub 2015 London
In October, Anaplanners gathered in London to share their enterprise planning expertise. Below we’ve put together the top highlights from Hub 2015 for your on demand viewing.


Watch the replay of the opening executive keynote, given by Frederic Laluyaux, Anaplan CEO.


Hub is a unique event where Anaplanners come together to share their knowledge and experience, and be inspired by each other. Relive highlights from sessions led by our customers, our partners, industry experts, and our team. Check out the session highlights below.


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Frederic Laluyaux Anaplan
Michael Gould Anaplan
Andrew Price Legal & General
Ian Youngman Diageo
Roger Blackburn British Airways
Lynsey Astles Barclays
Rob Graham Facebook
Michael Judd Kimberly-Clark
Bertil Chappuis McKinsey & Company
Folia Grace Anaplan
Tom Crockford Brakes Group
Mark Stewart Ferring Pharmaceuticals


1:00pm Registration and Networking Lunch
2:00pm Making Customer Success Unstoppable

  • The latest Apps and how you can take them to your customers
  • Sharing best practice, examples from the very best customer projects
  • Partner training and enablement update

3:30pm Coffee Break
3:45pm What's next for Anaplan Partners

  • An overview of the product roadmap
  • Making the most of marketing
  • The App Hub - what's new
  • Plus …. celebrating success with the 2015 UKI Partner Awards

5:00pm Partner Hub Drinks Reception
South Place Hotel, 3 South Pl, London EC2M 2AF
Customer Advisory Board overview

This event is for invited Customer Advisory Board members only. The Customer Advisory Board is comprised of current Anaplan customers who’ve been recruited and/or have volunteered. The purpose of the Anaplan Customer Advisory Board is to foster greater customer involvement, gather customer feedback and ideas, accelerate market knowledge, and discuss strategic product planning. The vision for the Advisory Board is for Anaplan customers to contribute to product design and direction by giving us feedback and transparent visibility based on their regular use of Anaplan. The mission is to keep the Customer Advisory Board mutually beneficial to Board members and Anaplan so that our product grows and improves with features reflecting business needs.

9:00am Introduction and welcome

9:15am Interactive roadmap session: Reporting, integration, modeling, collaboration, model management, and administration

10:45am Deep dive on scalability and performance

11:15am Coffee Break
11:30am Planning best practice

12:00pm How to support your internal Anaplan customers

12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Breakout sessions - Working with the product managers

This is your chance to deep dive on design, detailed priorities, and influence the roadmap on model synchronisation, collaboration and social, user management.

3:00pm Coffee Break
3:15pm Wrap up and closing - Summary of breakout sessions
9:00am Anaplan Advanced Training

Already a Certified Anaplanner and ready to take it to the next level? Join us in Advanced Training, where you'll spend the afternoon deepening your modelling and dashboard-building skills.

12:00pm Event Close
Keynote and Full Day Agenda, the Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4SD
8:00am Registration
9:00am Welcome to Hub London 2015!

Ian Stone, Managing Director for Anaplan in the UK kicks off Anaplan Hub 2015 in London!


Ian Stone, Managing Director UKI, Anaplan
9:15am Opening Keynote: Planning never stops. Be unstoppable

Join Frederic Laluyaux, CEO of Anaplan, as he discusses how Anaplan customers across all industries are better positioned to manage massive digital disruption. Learn how the platform is helping companies manage their planning complexity at scale and enabling them to optimize performance in real time.


Frederic Laluyaux, President & CEO, Anaplan
9:30am Customer spotlight: Legal & General and Diageo

Long-term Anaplan customers, including Legal & General, SmartStream Technologies and Diageo debate and discuss all the cross-functional uses of the Anaplan planning cloud across their organisations. How has Anaplan impacted their teams' ability to model out the future of their businesses? What are the most innovative uses of the platform they've seen? From the executive seat to feet on the street, hear how their organisations are collectively moving faster.


Anthony Martin, Business Finance Controler, SmartStream
Ian Youngman, GDBS Director, Europe and Africa, Diageo
Andrew Price, Group Financial Controller, Legal & General
10:00am Planning re-imagined

Anaplan CEO, Frederic Laluyaux, will share Anaplan’s vision for the evolution of business planning and talk with new innovative Anaplan customer British Airways about how they are achieving rapid time to value.


Roger Blackburn, Head of Commercial Performance, British Airways
Michael Gould, Chief Technology Officer, Anaplan
10:45am Coffee break in the Anaplan Pavilion
11:15am Digital transformation of work and decision-making across the enterprise

With apps at our fingertips, the nature of how we communicate and solve problems in our every day life has dramatically changed. And yet, how we get work done in the modern enterprise hasn’t fully completed this paradigm shift. Workers are still using personal productivity tools – spreadsheets combined with Word docs and PowerPoints – to solve highly complicated process and execution challenges. In this session, Anaplan's Frederic Laluyaux and Bertil Chappuis from McKinsey will discuss the next milestones we should be looking toward to further transform work and decision-making across the enterprise.


Bertil Chappuis, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
11:45pm The future of Anaplan

What’s on the horizon for Anaplan? Anaplan CEO Frederic Laluyaux will take attendees on a tour of upcoming technology enhancements. Don’t miss it!


Michael Judd, Business Planning & Analysis Process & Capability, Kimberly-Clark
Frederic Laluyaux, President & CEO, Anaplan
Simon Tucker, Chief Product Officer, Anaplan
Michael Gould, Chief Technology Officer, Anaplan
1:00pm Lunch in the Anaplan Pavilion
2:00pm Pick from Finance, Sales, Operations and Platform tracks

See other tabs to choose a session from our Finance, Sales and Operations tracks.

4:45pm Drinks and canapés in the Anaplan Pavilion
6:00pm Event close
Porter Tun
2:00pm Anaplan for Finance: What we are delivering to help you do FP&A better than ever

Come hear and see new Anaplan apps, features, and functionality both recently released and coming soon (you asked for them and we listened). Plus, hear the vision ahead, and have the chance to offer input on the future of Anaplan Finance.


Jonty Gethin, Senior Solutions Consultant, Anaplan
Steve Taylor, Senior Solutions Consultant , Anaplan
Michel Morel, Vice President of Applications, Anaplan
2:30pm Ferring aligns global FP&A

Responsible for financial and resource planning to support life-saving pharmaceutical research across 60 facilities and 5000 employees, the Ferring FP&A team knows the challenge of alignment across a worldwide organization. Learn how Ferring Pharmaceuticals made the journey from Excel to Anaplan, streamlining their financial budgeting and forecasting processes and providing more insight into drivers of financial performance across people, products and places that span the globe.


Mark Stewart, Head of Group Financial Applications, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
3:00pm Brakes connects planning across the enterprise

When Brakes, known for innovating fresh food supply across the UK, began looking to innovate their corporate-wide planning strategy, they turned to Anaplan to bring it all together. Wanting to be more than the traditional planning and analysis group, Brakes Office of Finance now connects planning across the enterprise; where sales and demand seamlessly flow into revenue, headcount and expense planning. How do you elevate Finance from being mired in siloed plans to being a true business partner that adds value across the business? Join Tom Crockford from Brakes and Neil Doyle from our partner Bedford Consulting to learn how.


Neil Doyle, MD, Bedford Consulting
Tom Crockford, Finance Director Corporate and Public Sector, Brakes Group
3:30pm Coffee break in the Anaplan Pavilion
4:00pm Pick your Platform Session!
4:45pm Drinks and canapés in the Anaplan Pavilion
6:00pm Event close
Queen Charlotte
2:00pm Breakthrough sales productivity improvement through advanced analytics

Sales organizations increasingly face new challenges in finding sources of profitable growth, and are often being asked to do more with less. Unlocking the next wave of growth, and sustaining continuous improvement in sales productivity, is what leading Sales Operations teams do really well. In particular, best practice Sales Operations teams leverage advanced analytics and new technologies to improve the way they plan the business. Come hear experts from McKinsey & Company share insights from their recent work and answer your questions about how to harness the power of advanced analytics in sales planning.


Brian Selby, Expert Principal, McKinsey & Company
2:45pm A Q&A with Rob Graham, Global Sales Operations at Facebook

It’s astounding how many organizations are still using spreadsheets for sales planning. Global enterprise organizations like CA and Facebook who need to align and optimize countless sales plans and resource allocations, while the world around them is constantly changing. You’ll learn how Rob Graham, a change leader and disruptor in Facebook’s Global Sales Operations team has project managed, developed and deployed Anaplan to align and optimize the sales territories, quotas, sales resources, and incentive compensation plans. Rob will discuss his approach to building a business case for Anaplan using 4 pillars, how he was able to prove the value of Anaplan, and share some of his experiences deploying a global scaled planning system in a matter of weeks with a team of three at CA Technologies, and provide some insight to what are the future challenges in his new role at Facebook.


Rob Graham, Global Sales Operation, Facebook
3:00pm Territory and quota management best practices and market trends

Do you have an effective sales strategy with clear sales objectives set by your business based on real data and aligned to company goals? Are sales objectives, territories and quotas/targets clearly communicated to your teams in a timely fashion? Do Sales Performance Management (SPM) processes and incentives drive the right behaviour? In this session we will review the strategic, planning and operational activities within Sales Performance Management with a focus on Territory and Quota Management (TQM), a critical, yet complex process within SPM. We will explore how exceptional Territory and Quota management can positively influence front end sellers, support staff and sales management. Setting out best practices, we will discuss some of the key issues, challenges and market trends currently facing many organisations and explain how these issues fit within the concept of the sales planning centre of excellence. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn how your organization can improve your sales performance.


Sean Culligan, Anaplan Practice Manager EMEA, OpenSymmetry
Jon Clark, EMEA Strategy Services Director, OpenSymmetry
3:30pm Anaplan for Marketing

Customers and technology have changed the way customers interact with your business, the customer is in control, and the conversations happen on their time, on the medium they choose. Marketing is now accountable for revenue contribution and growth, as well as trying to adapt and manage the expectations of the customer. Learn how Anaplan’s suite of Marketing Applications launching at London Hub will integrate your marketing team to your sales organisation and enable you to plan, optimise and simulate marketing efforts throughout the entire customer lifecycle and connect to your revenue objectives.


Rowan Tonkin, Senior Manager Product Marketing, Anaplan
Grant Halloran, Chief Marketing Officer, Anaplan
4:00pm Pick your Platform Session!
4:45pm Drinks and canapés in the Anaplan Pavilion
6:00pm Event close
Upper Sugar Room
2:00pm Unstoppable Workforce Planning

The ability to find and retain top talent for your organization’s critical roles is the key to creating and maintaining competitive advantage in the marketplace today. Yet the majority of companies are still using spreadsheets to manage many components of these processes. Hear how Anaplan Workforce Planning helps align your strategic plans with your workforce plans and keeps those plans in tune to the operational needs of the business, as fast as those needs change. You’ll also see a demo of Anaplan Workforce Planning and hear from Barclays’ Head of Workforce Planning Centre of Excellence - Operations & Technology, Lynsey Astles, for her views on the role that having effective processes plays as a driver of Barclays’ success today and in the future.


Lynsey Astles, Head of Workforce Planning Centre of Excellence - Operations & Technology, Barclays
Folia Grace, Vice President, Product Marketing, Anaplan
2:45pm Unstoppable Supply Chain Planning

Matching supply to demand is a simple goal, but the complexity to achieve the goal, and the risks of getting it wrong, are enormous. Most companies still manage this process via siloed solutions and spreadsheets, which means that it's hard to react to the constant change inherent in your supply chain. Recognize that Big Change – change of a different kind – Enter Anaplan Operations Planning apps. For the first time, there is one solution for Sales & Operations Planning, Demand Planning, and Supply Planning and more on one integrated platform. We will be joined in this session by a thought leader from Deloitte as well as hearing more about Anaplan's latest Supply Chain Planning apps and the roadmap ahead.


Srini Raghunathan, Senior Manager, Deloitte
Merritt Alberti, Managing Director, Deloitte
Kaushal Dave, Product Marketing Director, Anaplan Supply Chain Planning, Anaplan
3:30pm Coffee break in the Anaplan Pavilion
4:00pm Pick your Platform session!
4:45pm Drinks and canapés in the Anaplan Pavilion
6:00pm Event close
4:00pm Platform Breakout 1, Porter Tun

Creating and Sharing Better Reports: Anaplan and Microsoft Office

  • Join our Product Team to learn how the latest Anaplan dashboards, best-of-breed BI concepts, Microsoft Office Integrations and a partnership with Google mean you can achieve planning and reporting in one single, familiar environment without the need for a separate BI solution.


Steve Prendergast, Product Owner Reporting & Visualization, Anaplan
Sebastian Skrzypinski, Product Manager, Anaplan
4:00pm Platform Breakout 2, Queen Charlotte

Build an app in 30 minutes

  • Take a first-hand look at how Anaplan allows business users to quickly create and update models. You will see Anaplan’s flexible modeling concepts and fast app-building user interface in action.


Jérémie Brunet, Senior Consultant Manager EMEA, Anaplan
Mark Deprez, Head of Solution Consulting EMEA, Anaplan
4:00pm Platform Breakout 3, Upper Sugar Room

Ask the experts: tips and tricks for enhancing your model

  • To optimize user experience for all your end-users, it’s important to update your models and apps to take advantage of the new features of Anaplan, such as the Navigation Panel. In this session, we’ll share best practices to do so.


Anne Julie Balsamo, Senior Solutions Architect, Anaplan
Adam Bimson, Senior Solutions Consultant, Anaplan
4:45pm Drinks and Canapés in the Anaplan Pavilion
6:00pm Event Close


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