Keynote Speakers

Lyle Ekdahl - Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oracle's JD Edwards
John Schiff - Vice President of JD Edwards Business Development at Oracle

John joined Lyle to kick off the first day of #ukoug_jde15, giving some background to the session and working with Lyle to give the presentation, both educating and entertaining our delegates with his Christmas hat! Lyle then took the stage and together they gave delegates an in-depth insight into E9.2 and giving their advice and expertise surround the problems organisations face in terms of increasing business pressures from a faster pace of innovation, changing competitors, more regulations, and a global economy. With the profound impact that mobile, social, cloud, and analytics have on business and core business processes, Oracle’s JD Edwards product strategy is aligned with new business and technology trends such as Internet of Things and Wearable's that are reshaping how we do business. Lyle & John informed the audience on how JD Edwards innovative solutions can change how you compete, grow revenue, and accelerate the modernization of your enterprise.


Bob Monahan - Vice President of Product Management for the Oracle JD Edwards
Gary Grieshaber - Vice President of Product Strategy and Advanced Research and Development for Oracle JD Edwards

This roadmap session featured Bob and Gary's usual engaging and exciting presentation style to bring delegates a deep dive insight into new product value that has been delivered in the latest JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World releases. They gave details on Oracle's future plans to help you map a meaningful business strategy going forward with your JD Edwards software.

Our keynotes also enjoyed a drink at the Exhibition Drinks!



As a usual feature of our JD Edwards Conference & Exhibition, delegates could book a half an hour one-to-one slot with one of our Oracle experts: Lyle Ekdahl, John Schiff, Gary Grieshaber and Bob Monahan. With the chance to talk about their business needs and experiences, with the key decision makers within Oracle, delegates quickly jumped at the chance to sit down with their favourite JD Edwards expert.

Slots filled up quickly, with everyone jumping at the opportunity!

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