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Marco Aresu
IT Platform Manager | HELU KABEL GmbH
About HELU KABEL GmbH:

Since its foundation in 1978, HELU KABEL GmbH has become one of the leading international manufacturers and suppliers of cables and wires. With 55 locations in 36 countries and 1,700 employees worldwide, the company achieves a group turnover of 600 mio euros. With production factories in Germany and Asia, continuous optimization of manufacturing processes and cooperation with international testing institutes, HELUKABEL is an innovation driver in the fields of automation, data technology and renewable energies.

Michael Bach
Senior Director Treasury Management | Coupa

Michael Bach is Senior Director Treasury Management, Solution Delivery, at Coupa. He joined Coupa (then BELLIN) in 2013 and was Head of Consulting & Implementation from January 2019 until December 2020. Michael can look back on over 20 years of experience in treasury and more than 50 globally focused implementation and consulting projects. Before joining BELLIN, Michael was with Deutsche Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Finance and Management from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Eva Bednarz
Manager Treasury, Risk and Insurance | Siegfried AG

Eva Bednarz has been working at Siegfried AG since March 2020. In this role, she is involved not only in global operational treasury management but also in treasury and automation projects. She also supports the tool tm5. From 2015 to 2020, she worked in various treasury functions for Wilh. Werhahn KG (Neuss) and United Grinding Group (Bern). Eva Bednarz holds degrees as M.Sc. in Economics (Accounting and Finance) and as Certified Corporate Treasurer (VDT).

About Siegfried AG:

Siegfried Group operates worldwide in life sciences with production facilities in Switzerland, USA, Malta, China, Germany and France. The Group produces active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), intermediates and finished products and also offers services related to these products. In 2019, the company achieved net sales of CHF 833.5 million and currently employs approximately 2500 people. Siegfried Holding AG is publicly listed on the Stock Exchange in Zurich.

Martin Bellin
Senior Vice President of Operations EMEA | Coupa

Martin Bellin is Senior Vice President of Operations EMEA at Coupa following their acquisition of the BELLIN Group, which Martin founded in 1998 and led as CEO until 2020. He has had the privilege of helping treasurers face challenges in treasury for over 20 years, delivering innovative FinTech and treasury solutions. Martin has been recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” on several occasions.

Rob Bernshteyn
Chief Executive Officer | Coupa

Rob Bernshteyn is the Chief Executive Officer of Coupa, and drives the company’s strategy and execution. Rob has over two decades experience in the business software industry. He came to Coupa from SuccessFactors, where he ran Global Product Marketing & Management, as a member of the executive management team, as the company scaled from an early start up to a successful public company. Prior to that, Rob directed Product Management at Siebel Systems, where he helped build Siebel ERM into one of the company’s fastest growing product lines. Rob also did a stint in management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and spent four years at Accenture, where he focused on global SAP systems implementations.

Rob Bernshteyn is a guest lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools, and a frequent contributor to Forbes and Fortune magazines. He can often be heard providing commentary on major news channels including Bloomberg and NPR. Rob earned a BS in Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Aleksandra Bielas
Treasurer | HELU KABEL GmbH

Aleksandra Bielas has been part of the treasury team at HELU KABEL GmbH since 2018. In her role as treasurer, she is responsible for liquidity planning and payment processes at the HELUKABEL Group. As the group’s main user and internal administrator of the Coupa software, she looks after all subsidiaries worldwide and coordinates SWIFT connections to foreign bank accounts. Aleksandra has an MA in Finance & Accounting from the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen.

About HELU KABEL GmbH:

Since its foundation in 1978, HELU KABEL GmbH has become one of the leading international manufacturers and suppliers of cables and wires. With 55 locations in 36 countries and 1,700 employees worldwide, the company achieves a group turnover of 600 mio euros. With production factories in Germany and Asia, continuous optimization of manufacturing processes and cooperation with international testing institutes, HELUKABEL is an innovation driver in the fields of automation, data technology and renewable energies.

Markus Brock
Fernsehmoderator

Markus Brock is a television presenter for 3sat and SWR. Over the years he has hosted talk shows, magazine programs and documentaries such as “MuseumsCheck” on 3sat. For many years he fronted primetime talk show “SamstagAbend” and regional magazine program “Landesschau Baden-Württemberg”. The accomplished host also presented various other programs for ARD and ZDF and numerous radio shows for SWF 3 over a ten-year period. He holds a degree in politics and sociology and frequently chairs discussions, forums, conferences and events on a wide variety of topics, including financial, economic and IT issues.

Elisa Caputo
Analyst Solution Architect | Coupa

Elisa Caputo is an Analyst Solution Architect in the Solution Delivery team for Coupa Treasury. She joined BELLIN (now Coupa) in 2020 and brings a range of experience in HR, CRM and international sales from previous roles. Elisa holds a German-French MA double degree in European Management Studies from Strasbourg and Reutlingen business schools.

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Adrien Dumont
Senior Product Manager | Coupa

Adrien Dumont is Senior Product Manager at Coupa and his focus is on ensuring products meet current and future treasury management requirements. He joined Coupa (then BELLIN) in 2013 and has been contributing to tm5 software development focusing on payment fraud prevention, cash management, in-house banking and netting. Having overseen various implementation projects as Treasury Consultant in Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and England, he has been concentrating his efforts on development since 2015. Adrien is a Certified Corporate Treasurer and holds a degree in economics from Freiburg University.

Sarah Eckstein
Product Manager and Product Owner | Coupa

Sarah Eckstein is Product Manager and Product Owner in one of the development teams within the Coupa Pay treasury team. Her work focuses on enhancing cash management functionalities, especially in relation to balance, reconciliation and cash worksheet features. Sarah studied mathematics at the University of Freiburg, where she also worked as a postgraduate assistant while completing her doctorate. She joined BELLIN (now Coupa) in 2016.

Jennifer Edholzer
Head of Treasury & Financial Projects | Scout24

Jennifer Edholzer has been successfully leading the Treasury department for the Scout24 Group since March 2016. In her role as Team Lead Treasury and previously as Treasury Manager she has built up the Treasury department since the IPO of the company and developed a proactive financing structure to support the company’s growth strategy. During her time at Scout24 Treasury, Jennifer has negotiated over 2 bn in Financing, has supported numerous M&A projects from a financial side, set-up share backs and performed financial investments of over 2bn Euros. At the beginning of 2020 Jennifer was promoted to Head of Treasury and Financial Projects and took over the Financial Systems and Projects team, which is responsible for all financial systems as well as financial process optimization of the Scout24 Group. Most recently Jennifer and the team managed the carve-out of the Autoscout24 Group, which was sold for 2.9 bn Euros, from the finance side. Jennifer started her career at Scout24 in 2014 as a working student in Controlling while finishing her BA (Hons) in Economics and Mathematical Sciences, she is currently pursuing an executive MBA.

About Scout24:

We make hard decisions easy.

With ImmoScout24, an online platform for residential and commercial real estate, wesuccessfully bring together owners, agents, tenants, and buyers to make complex decisions easy – and we have been doing so for more than 20 years. With around 14.5 million users per month, ImmoScout24 is the market leader for digital real estate marketing and search. Since 2012, ImmoScout24 has also been active in the Austrian real estate market, reaching around three million users monthly. To digitise the process of real estate transactions, ImmoScout24 is continually developing new products and building up an ecosystem for renting, buying, and commercial real estate in Germany and Austria. Scout24 is a listed stock corporation and member of the MDAX. The company is headquartered in Munich. In addition, Scout24 has a location in Berlin and, with ImmoScout24, also offices in Cologne and Vienna. In the first half of 2020 Scout24 had an average of more than 800 employees.

Shantoba Carew Eicke
Technical Support Agent | Coupa

Shantoba Eicke is a Technical Support Agent and has been with Coupa (previously BELLIN) since 2019, before which she ran the business of the largest private Fine Art School in Singapore for 6 years. Fintech is a major contributor to the arts, which prompted her to make the shift to technology. Shantoba enjoys solving puzzling financial issues every day. Born in Chicago, she was educated in the USA, China, and Sweden and holds a BA and two Master’s Degrees.

Christian Enz-Pohling
Solution Architect | Coupa

As a Solution Architect Christian Enz-Pohling is in charge of various implementation process and consulting projects. His main focus is on liquidity and cash management, reporting/report designer as well as intercompany reconciliation and netting. He also has great experience implementing payment solutions. Christian holds an MSc in Economics and has been with Coupa (previously BELLIN) since 2014.

Claudia Frei
Head of Group Treasury | Belimo Automation AG

Claudia is Head of Group Treasury of Belimo and is based in Switzerland. In this role, she is responsible for Financial Risk Management, Cash Management and Corporate Finance.

She has over 20 years’ in-depth experience in global treasury management across various industries including automotive, semiconductor, business equipment & supplies, rail logistics and trade finance. Prior to joining Belimo in 2019, she worked for Fortune 500, Dax listed and privately held companies.

About Belimo Automation AG:

The Belimo Group is a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical actuator, valve, and sensor solutions for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. The Company reported sales of CHF 661 million in 2020 and has around 1,900 employees. Information about the Company and its products is available on the internet at www.belimo.com.

The shares of BELIMO Holding AG have been traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1995 (BEAN).

Abraham Geldenhuys
Vice President and Group Treasurer | Kongsberg Automotive (KA)

Abraham Geldenhuys is Vice President and Group Treasurer at Kongsberg Automotive. He joined the group in the midst of the relocation of its headquarters to Zurich where he drove the transformation and establishment of the new treasury department. Abraham has a diverse background in accounting/auditing, management consulting and treasury. He was previously Head of Treasury control and Cash Management at Constellium. He is a member of the South African institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a B.Compt Hon degree from the University of South Africa.               

About Kongsberg Automotive (KA):

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) was founded in the late 1950s and has since developed from a Scandinavian automotive parts supplier to a global leader in the international vehicle industry. Their products enhance the driving experience and make it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. The group consists of 3 business segments: comfort and safety related products for vehicle interiors, powertrain and chassis products as well as specialty products. The group is active in 19 countries, incl. the USA, Canada, Mexico, South Korea, India and China and has over 11,000 employees.

Sascha Goetsch
Senior Technical Support Engineer | Coupa

As a Senior Technical Support Engineer, Sascha Goetsch is responsible for SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP) implementation at Coupa. This includes preparing and conducting the external security review for SWIFT Services customers. He joined BELLIN (now Coupa) in 2017, bringing extensive experience in project and process management. Sascha holds a business administration degree, an MSc in Information Systems and Management and ITIL certification.

Petra Hambürger
Manager Treasury | Parfümerie Douglas GmbH

Petra Hambürger works for Douglas, Europe’s leading premium retailer with HQ in Düsseldorf, since March 2018. In her role as Treasury Manager she is responsible for the Cash-Management, short-term cash forecasting and the roll-out of TM5 to European countries. Before she joined Douglas, she worked for a large US automotive supplier in different roles in the Treasury/Finance area. In her European role she was responsible to implement a European cash-pool in different countries. Beyond her European activities she accompanied Treasury global outsourcing activities and acted as single point of contact for back-office Treasury functions.

About Parfümerie Douglas GmbH:

Douglas is the leading premium beauty platform in Europe. Offering more than 100,000 beauty and lifestyle products in online shops, the beauty marketplace and around 2,400 stores, Douglas inspires customers to live their own kind of beauty by a previously unparalleled assortment. The continued expansion of the fast-growing e-commerce business is the focus of the #FORWARDBEAUTY.DigitalFirst strategy. In fiscal year 2019/2020, Douglas generated sales of 3.2 billion euros in the areas of perfumery, decorative cosmetics, skin and hair care as well as nutritional supplements and accessories.

Ulrika Haug
Senior Director Product Marketing | Coupa

Ulrika is a B2B enterprise executive and has held international roles in marketing, product and sales at Silicon Valley tech companies for over 10 years. She was part of a team that built Lithium Technologies (now Khoros), a recognized Forrester and Gartner leader, to $100MM revenue before it was acquired by Vista Equity Partners. As a multilingual dual national (EU / US) she had to build cultural bridges from an early age. These skills were essential during her 15+ years of international experience working across 20+ countries.

Jan Hausin
Country Treasurer Germany, Austria, Slovenia | ABB AG

Since January 2019 Jan Hausin is carrying out the role of Country Treasurer for ABB Germany, Austria and Slovenia. Prior to this, he was working in the local Cash&FX Management team, where he was also managing the project of selecting a Treasury Management System and subsequently implementing the Coupa Treasury platform.

About ABB AG:

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

Eleanor Hill
Editor | Treasury Management International (TMI)

Eleanor started writing about corporate treasury in the days before the iPhone was invented. Having since edited several financial publications, she took up the editorial reins at TMI in January 2018. In her spare time, Eleanor can be found walking her dog in the Kent countryside.

About Treasury Management International (TMI):

Treasury Management International (TMI) is a well-respected and independent voice in the treasury world, renowned globally for its sharp editorial focus and breadth of opinion.  With real-life experiences from practitioners, TMI showcases topical, pragmatic solutions and strategic insights providing valuable material for all practitioners, from experienced treasurers and CFOs to those new to the profession.

Matthias Hund
Senior Solution Architect | Coupa

Matthias Hund is a Senior Solution Architect at Coupa and mainly responsible for system implementations and process consulting projects. He joined Coupa (then BELLIN) in 2012, coming from PwC’s Financial Services unit. He studied Business Administration in Ingolstadt and Mannheim and specialized in Finance and Accounting. He’s also a Certified Corporate Treasurer from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Michael Juen
Vice President Treasury Management | Coupa

Michael Juen is Vice President Treasury Management, Value Services. His focus is on customer success, solution delivery, system implementation and value creation. Michael can look back on over 25 years’ treasury experience, including 20 years dedicated to cash management, liquidity planning and risk management as a partner and shareholder in a renowned consulting company, and 6 years as CCO at BELLIN (now Coupa).

Dr. Wolfgang Kalthoff
VP of Product Management & Engineering | Coupa

Wolfgang Kalthoff is VP of Product Management & Engineering for Coupa Treasury. Before joining BELLIN (now Coupa), Wolfgang built and led international teams at Sophos, TIS and SAP. He has been focused on product design & architecture, agile methodologies, and operations of SaaS solutions. Wolfgang has a Ph.D. in physics and holds an executive MBA from the Mannheim Business School. In his free time, Wolfgang enjoys sailing, traveling and the outdoors with his family.  

Karsten Kiefer
Senior Product Manager and Payments Specialist | Coupa

As a Senior Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for Coupa Treasury payments, including the mobile Coupa Treasury App and integration with SAP and other external systems. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

Ralf Klein
Senior Account Director Corporates | SWIFT

At SWIFT, Ralf Klein is responsible for the German, Austrian and Central Europe markets as well as first port of call for all corporate clients. He has dedicated most of his career to the cash management business of banks. After several years with Deutsche Bank and WestLB, he spent 8 years looking after the international cash management projects of corporations listed on the German Dax stock exchange with SEB. In 2018 he started his position at SWIFT.  

About SWIFT:

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging, standards for communicating and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration; identification, analysis and financial crime compliance. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers.

Florian Kolb
Solution Architect Treasury Management | Coupa

As a Solution Architect Treasury Management, Florian Kolb is in charge of a number of implementation and process consulting projects focusing on worldwide bank connectivity. He has great experience with SWIFT/H2H connections and complex global payments projects. Before joining Coupa (formerly BELLIN) in June 2016, Florian worked as a consultant in accounting for an IT systems solutions provider. He studied Business Management at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (Administration and Business Academy) in Freiburg, Germany, and is a Certified SWIFT Specialist.

Sabine Lechner
Senior Product Manager | Coupa

In her role as Senior Product Manager in Coupa’s Product Management team, Sabine Lechner is responsible for developing master data, financial instruments, EMIR and settlement workflow functionalities. She joined Coupa (BELLIN at the time) in 2013 following a spell in banking consulting in the field of counterparty risk management with KPMG. Sabine holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Freiburg.

François Masquelier
CEO (of Simply Treasury) and Chairman (of ATEL) + Vice-Chairman (of EACT) | Simply Treasury

François has founded “SimplyTREASURY”, a company that delivers advisory in treasury, corporate finance and ERM. Before and until December 2019, he was Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management at RTL Group, leading European media company. He joined RTL in 1997. Before, he worked for Eridania Béghin- Say and ABN.AMRO. He is Doctor in Tax Law, has degree in Economy and Administration from the University of Liège and is graduated from the Solvay Business School as Executive master’s in management. He is certified ICIS and ICIP (Internal Controls Institute Professional) and ISO 31000 certified. He is also certified from Sacred Heart University (SHU) in Private Equity Funds. He is Chairman of Association of Corporate Treasurers of Luxembourg (ATEL), Vice-Chairman of European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT), member of the Financial Instrument Working Group created by the IAS Board in 2004. He has also been appointed as Specialist at The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) since November 2009. He is a regular contributor to different corporate finance and treasury magazines and newspapers. He is Editorial Director of the “Treasury Magazine”. He gives trainings and courses for House of Training Luxembourg and FEBELFIN Brussels. He is an active thought treasury leader.

About Simply Treasury:

Simply Treasury is a financial and treasury service provider. It delivers advisory services on Corporate Finance, Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for Corporates. However, it also support and help financial institutions and Fintech’s to develop their solutions and align them to treasurers’ needs. Simply Treasury also serves the alternative fund industry (i.e. Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds as well as Fund Managed services companies). It covers the whole scope of treasury activities, whatever the industry and help implementing IT tools and best treasury practices.

Sebastian Niemeyer
Senior Director, Business Development | Coupa

As Senior Director at Coupa Pay, Sebastian is responsible shaping the Go-To-Market Strategy and for growing the partner landscape in EMEA . Before joining Coupa he did work 14 years for SWIFT where he has held various positions from product management and sales roles to global account management responsibilities. Based on his wide experience in global banking services and the financial industry, he did lead the global community efforts with regards to The KYC Registry for Corporates solution and has been in charge of partner management for the integration of SWIFT Alliance Lite2 into various ERP and TMS applications.  

Lena Pennington
Sr. Manager, Product Management for Coupa Treasury | Coupa

Lena Pennington is Sr. Manager, Product Management for Coupa Treasury and is based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She previously held leadership roles in sales and customer success enabling market expansion for BELLIN in both the UK and United States. She holds Finance degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, and the London School of Business and Finance.

Rajiv Ramachandran
Vice President, Coupa Pay | Coupa

Rajiv Ramachandran is the product executive responsible for the overall strategy, management and engineering of Coupa’s B2B payment platform – Coupa Pay. With over 20+ years of experience in the enterprise software industry, Rajiv has deep knowledge and experience on SaaS solutions, Cloud and On-Premise based integrations of financial platforms and streamlining B2B payment experiences and processes across the enterprise. Over the last 4 years Rajiv has led the launch, the growth and the adoption of Coupa Pay for all Coupa customers in one of Coupa’s most successful product launches. With an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Business, Rajiv is also a constant innovator, looking to disrupt the B2B payments space, with multiple patent pending innovations against his name.   

Wim Raymaekers
Head of Corporates Strategy | SWIFT

Wim Raymaekers is SWIFT’s global head for corporates strategy. In this capacity, Wim’s mission is to help corporate treasurers achieve their business goals to achieve instant treasury, digitise trade, and fight cybercrime and fraud – and help banks enhance their business offering based on SWIFT to their corporate clients. He joined SWIFT in 1991 and more recently lead SWIFT’s gpi (global payments innovation) initiative. Wim has a university degree in Commerce and a post-graduate master degree in Information Technology.

About SWIFT:

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging, standards for communicating and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration; identification, analysis and financial crime compliance. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers.

Javier Recasens Sanchez
Engineering Manager | Coupa

Javier started at Coupa in 2020 and leads the engineering team in charge of building proprietary predictive capabilities. Our engines generate forecasts at scale, for hundreds of clients in multiple industries and applications. He has led teams of data scientists and engineers through cross-industry consulting engagements including strategic planning, project scoping, custom algorithm design (Optimization/OR, Econometric and Statistical Machine Learning), implementation, development, and deployment. He has also experience in finance and has held roles in financial planning and analysis.

Alexander Schächtele
Senior Solution Architect | Coupa

As Senior Solution Architect Alexander Schächtele is responsible for the implementation and consulting projects of multiple multinational corporates of different sizes. He holds a degree in Economics from Freiburg University and is a Certified Corporate Treasurer (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management). Before joining Coupa (then BELLIN) in 2011, Alexander worked as a corporate tax and accounting specialist.

Michael Schimmel
Chief Commercial Officer | Kantox

Michael Schimmel is the Chief Commercial Officer of Kantox, a leading European fintech company paving the way in Currency Management Automation. After a number of years working for leading technology companies like IBM, Oracle and Hyperion, Michael is a strong advocate for the digitalisation of treasury through automation. His regular contact with CFOs and senior treasurers across various industries has enabled him to truly understand how SW-technology can not only benefit the treasury function, but the business as a whole.

About Kantox:

Kantox is a leader in Currency Management Automation software that enables corporates to effectively manage their FX workflow and leverage currencies for growth. Kantox’s expertise and solutions allow businesses to capture FX exposure data and automate their hedging, payment and collection processes. Over 6,500 clients in 72 countries trust Kantox with their payment and currency management needs. The company is headquartered in London and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 580343) and Kantox European Union, S.L. is based in Barcelona and authorised by the Bank of Spain (reference number 6890) For more information, visit www.kantox.com, @Kantox, LinkedIn

Phöbe Schmalz-Ziekow
Product Manager | Coupa

Phöbe Schmalz-Ziekow has been a product manager at BELLIN (now Coupa) since October 2016. Before joining BELLIN, she worked as a product and project manager for 360T in Frankfurt and as a Germany-based consultant for Calypso Technologies, for whom she was also able to gain product management experience in the United States. Phöbe Schmalz-Ziekow holds a degree in Business Mathematics from the Technical University of Berlin.

Ravi Thakur
Executive Vice President, Business Acceleration | Coupa

Prior to joining Coupa, Ravi spent over a decade at Oracle building and leading a variety of teams in the applications product line. He was instrumental in leading a number of cross functional teams to streamline the product management and development processes after the PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JDE acquisitions.

In addition, Ravi was one of the first employees of Coupa and for over a decade built and ran all customer success functions, Coupa’s cloud infrastructure, and pre-sales functions. He is now focusing on accelerating areas of value for Coupa’s customers, such as B2B payments. Throughout his career, he has worked with hundreds of companies, from small companies to the largest and most complex global organizations in the world, to ensure successful deployments of business spend management solutions. Ravi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science & Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA Anderson.

Börries Többens
Partner, Finanz- und Treasury Management | KPMG

Börries Többens is KPMG partner since 2019 and expert in Corporate Treasury. He has started his consulting career in 2008. He is focused on the advisory of finance and treasury processes at corporate clients. Within treasury he covers the scope regarding treasury organization, process design and compliance up to realization and implementation of IT-systems at his clients. KPMG is one of the leading auditing and advisory firms in Germany with about 12,600 employees in more than 26 locations.

About KPMG:

With about 12,600 employees in more than 26 locations, KPMG Germany is one of the leading auditing and advisory firms and part of the global network of KPMG member firms. Our experts offer the entire range of advisory services in the areas of financial and commodity risk management, corporate finance, financial advisory, cash and liquidity management, treasury organisation and IT systems as well as tax and legal advisory services (provided by KPMG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH).

Sebastian Ullrich
Customer Success Manager | Infront

Sebastian Ullrich, Customer Success Manager, joined Infront Financial Technology, a leading European provider of information and technology solutions, since 2016. At Infront, he is active in the Corporate division and responsible for Account Management and Consulting of high-performance market data feeds as well as display solutions for market data. Sebastian has gained in-depth knowledge of the treasury sector in various sales-related positions at Infront. With more than four years of experience in financial market data and the solutions based on it, Sebastian has extensive knowledge in the market data sector.

About Infront:

Financial professionals across Europe and South Africa rely on Infront for flexible financial market solutions. We offer a powerful combination of global market data, news, analytics and trading together with integrated solutions for data feeds, portfolio management and advisory, and regulatory compliance and calculations. With support for their complete workflow, financial professionals can manage investment decisions, reduce costs, adapt to fast-changing market requirements and work more efficiently.

Arnold Voet
Director Treasury | Aalberts N.V

With a background as a Controller at IOI Loders Croklaan, Treasury positions at AkzoNobel and VanGansewinkel , Arnold Voet joined Aalberts in 2015.

About Aalberts N.V:

 Aalberts is a global company with a clear focus on free cash flow and a lean head office counting only 25 people. With a ‘go for excellence’ attitude they’re building a Treasury of the future, combining high efficiency with full integration, whilst improving the day-to-day Treasury experience of the group companies.

Charlene Wang
Director, Product Marketing | Coupa

Charlene leads Coupa‘s Product Marketing for Community Intelligence and other key areas. In her role, she examines the market for AI and big data applications and translates market insights into strategic positioning and capabilities in Coupa’s products. Charlene has previously held strategy roles at Dell EMC and at management consultancy McKinsey & Company. Charlene has an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB from Harvard College.

Donna Wilczek
Senior Vice President, Product Strategy and Innovation | Coupa

Donna started at Coupa in 2011 and leads product strategy and innovation; identifying innovative solutions that solve global business spend management challenges elegantly. Her leadership has helped propel Coupa from early startup days to a public company. In her time at Coupa, she has worked with cross-functional teams from product to sales, led customer success teams to success in hundreds of customer projects, and was a member of the Coupa pre-IPO team, culminating in the successful Coupa IPO. She is passionate about making customers successful and is an inventor with multiple software patents. 

Thomas Wimmer
Workstream Lead Corporate Treasury Europe | ABB AG

Thomas Wimmer is managing the ABB Group European Center of Expertise Corporate Treasury Operations in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 2019. He joined ABB in 2013 as Country Treasury for Germany, Austria and Slovenia after 20 years with Deutsche Bank in various locations and positions.

About ABB AG:

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.