Vivit Chicago LUG Webinar with HPE Guest Presenters on the Micro Focus Merger
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  • Micro Focus and HPE Merger Discussion
  • Q&A
  • What is Vivit and how can I leverage this resource?
  • App Pulse demo


Tony Sumpster
Senior Vice President IT Operations Management
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Senior Vice President of the HP Software IT Operations Management business, which encompasses Cloud and Automation, Business Service Management, and Service and Portfolio Management. This portfolio enables IT organizations to deliver and maximize the business outcomes of their information technology assets, and helps them transform to a digital enterprise.
  • Tony is known as a leader who strategically grows the business, maximizes customer value, and builds a culture of success
  • Previously was Vice President and General Manager of HP Software’s Service and Portfolio Management business, encompassing both on-premise software and Software-as-a-Service management offerings
  • Tony and his team helped countless IT organizations transition from being a technology provider to becoming a strategic service provider to the business
  • Served as Vice President and General Manager of the HP Software-as-a-Service organization
  • He was responsible for the vision, strategy, innovation, and revenue growth, and successfully grew HP’s SaaS business in excess of 30 percent per annum
  • Served as Vice President, Partner Strategy and Field Operations.
  • Joined HP in 2008 via the acquisition of TOWER Software where he was Executive Vice President of EMEA and AMS
  • He grew the EMEA business by 24x over four years.
  • Held senior management roles at Datawatch International Limited, Perot Systems, Moai Technologies Limited, and StorageTek
  • Located in Sunnyvale, California

Genefa Murphy
Vice President, Product and Program Marketing
Application Delivery Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Strategist and out-of-the-box thinker with expertise in delivering software solutions that help customers deal with changes brought about by the consumerization of IT
  • Experience covers product management, marketing, analytics and UX including digital strategy
  • Recognized for her work in technology adoption and won awards for her work in online User Experience

Mihai Grigorescu
Accenture High Velocity Application Development Lead

  • Global HP Practice (Alliance) Testing Lead, working across all industries and geographies
  • +8 years testing services industry (Application Services)+3 years delivery experience in large-scale IT programs, focused on TCoEs - Testing Centers of Excellence
  • +3 years delivery experience in large-scale IT programs, focused on TCoEs - Testing Centers of Excellence
  • SME Subject Matter Expert and international speaker for Software Testing and testing Tools
  • HPE ALM CAB member (HP Application Lifecycle Management Customer Advisory Board)
  • HPE World Wide user community (VIVIT) TQA - Testing and Quality Assurance leader
  • Accenture VIVIT steering committee member

Chicago Chapter Webinar

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Webinar Recording Link J. Rutten 11/3/2016
Webinar Slide Deck PDF (1.53 MB) L. Zajac 11/3/2016

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