Vivit Chicago Chapter Webinar with HPE Guest Presenters on the Micro Focus Merger
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Vivit Chicago Chapter Webinar with HPE Guest Presenters on the Micro Focus Merger

Vivit Chicago Chapter Webinar with HPE Guest Presenters on the Micro Focus Merger

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST (Los Angeles), 4:00 - 6:00 PM EST (New York), 21:00 - 23:00 CET (Frankfurt)
Where: Webinar
Contact: Mihai Grigorescu

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  • Micro Focus and HPE Merger Discussion
  • Q&A
  • What is Vivit and how can I leverage this resource?
  • HPE AppPulse demo

Tony Sumpster
Senior Vice President IT Operations Management
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Senior Vice President of the HPE software IT Operations Management business, which encompasses Cloud and Automation, Business Service Management, and Service and Portfolio Management
  • 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 HPE Software’s Service and Portfolio Management business, encompassing both on-premise software and Software-as-a-Service management offerings
  • His team and he have 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 HPE Software-as-a-Service organization
  • Was responsible for the vision, strategy, innovation, and revenue growth, and successfully grew HPE’s SaaS business in excess of 30 percent per annum
  • Served as Vice President, Partner Strategy and Field Operations
  • Joined HPE in 2008 via the acquisition of TOWER Software where he was Executive Vice President of EMEA and AMS
  • 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
Vivit TQA SIG Leader
Accenture High Velocity Application Development Lead

  • Global HPE 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
  • SME Subject Matter Expert and international speaker for Software Testing and testing Tools
  • HPE ALM CAB member (HPE Application Lifecycle Management Customer Advisory Board)
  • HPE World Wide user community (VIVIT) TQA - Testing and Quality Assurance leader
  • Accenture VIVIT steering committee member

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