Speakers

This October, we’re welcoming speakers from some of the world’s most exciting brands at Collaborate 2021. Look forward to insightful sessions with senior executives from ground-breaking companies, powerful keynotes from Wrike leaders, panel discussions with industry experts, and much more.

Abhay Rajaram

Chief Customer Officer, Wrike, a Citrix company

Abhay Rajaram is Wrike's Chief Customer Officer. Abhay has a passion for building great businesses and delivering memorable customer outcomes. Prior to Wrike, he headed up all post-sales services at Hearsay, a SaaS digital marketing platform for global financial services organizations. Previously, Abhay built the customer success organization at YouSendIt/Hightail from the ground up. He also managed product operations, strategy, pricing, and training for Cisco's security business, and held product, marketing, and engineering management positions at IronPort Systems, 3Com Corporation, and and Wipro Technologies. Abhay holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, India.

Abhay Rajaram

Chief Customer Officer, Wrike, a Citrix company

Mizelle Hornilla

Technology Specialist, Citrix

Mizelle Hornilla is a Technology Specialist with the Center of Excellence at Citrix. She has been a liaison between the Citrix and Wrike sales teams to drive success and integration by providing her knowledge on the appropriate product and teams. She supports internal teams with her Wrike product knowledge, and positions the product during customer calls.

Mizelle Hornilla

Technology Specialist, Citrix

Kelsey Smith

Production Manager, Enterprise Marketing Hub at Arizona State University

Kelsey Smith is a Production Manager in the Enterprise Marketing Hub at Arizona State University. She supports the marketing and communications efforts for university signature events, providing support on print and digital design, social media, email journeys, and more. Kelsey loves ASU football, traveling, cooking, and binging Netflix.

Kelsey Smith

Production Manager, Enterprise Marketing Hub at Arizona State University

Renee Thomas

Regional Head of Customer Success, Wrike, a Citrix company

As a Regional Head of Customer Success at Wrike, Renee leads a global team of talented CSMs. Renee has a passion for helping both employees and customers unlock their potential through personal and organizational development. She brings expertise in change management, global team leadership, marketing operations, and project management automation.

Renee Thomas

Regional Head of Customer Success, Wrike, a Citrix company

Amanda Liscumb

Accounting Officer, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Amanda Liscumb joined The Ottawa Hospital Foundation in 2018. Her role as Accounting Officer is critical to maintaining the highest level of integrity of the Foundation’s financial reporting, operating budgets, and internal controls. Amanda works closely with her peers at the Foundation to streamline purchase orders, supplier payments, and budgets.

Amanda Liscumb

Accounting Officer, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

David J. Henshall

President and Chief Executive Officer, Citrix

Henshall leads Citrix’s overall business functions, overseeing go-to-market activities and attainment of strategic, operational, and financial goals. For almost two decades, he has held executive leadership positions at Citrix, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and has guided the company to become the recognized digital workspace leader.

David J. Henshall

President and Chief Executive Officer, Citrix

Haley Clements (Mallon)

Sr. Associate, Sales Operations, CHOMPS

Haley Clements (Mallon) started her career in financial consulting and moved to the CPG industry two years ago. She has been with CHOMPS for the past nine months building and improving sales operations. Haley is from Chicago, but is currently on a road trip with her husband. She loves baking, hiking, and exploring new grocery stores.

Haley Clements (Mallon)

Sr. Associate, Sales Operations, CHOMPS

Alexey Korotich

Vice President of Product, Wrike, a Citrix company

Alexey Korotich heads Wrike's product organization. Alexey has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise software design, security, product development and management. His ability to define the long-term vision and management requirements for new, category-defining enterprise solutions has led to numerous successful go-to-market plans and launches.

Alexey Korotich

Vice President of Product, Wrike, a Citrix company

Chris Halkovic

Senior Manager of Brand and Creative Production, Enterprise Marketing Hub at Arizona State University

Chris Halkovic is the Senior Manager of Brand and Creative Production at the Arizona State University Enterprise Marketing Hub. He manages creative and digital deliverables for many university brand initiatives, and helps manage the Hub’s instance of Wrike. Chris received his bachelor’s and master's degree in Graphic Information Technology at ASU. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, film, and video production.

Chris Halkovic

Senior Manager of Brand and Creative Production, Enterprise Marketing Hub at Arizona State University

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Stacey L. Lytle-Gabbin

Research Program Manager, Women's Health Integrated Research Center, Women's Service Line, Inova Health System

Stacey L. Lytle-Gabbin is the Research Program Manager for the Women's Health Integrated Research Center, Women's Service Line, Inova Health System, possessing a 13-year background in scientific research and 18 years in leadership/development. Her focus is optimizing workflows and developing initiatives, bridging the strategic direction of the organization with the scientific initiatives of the laboratory.

Stacey L. Lytle-Gabbin

Research Program Manager, Women's Health Integrated Research Center, Women's Service Line, Inova Health System

Chris Hare

Industry Principal, PMO, Wrike, a Citrix company

Chris Hare is an award-winning industry principal, published author, playwright, and advocate. As a full-time working mom, she has spent the last 15 years as a certified project management professional for Adobe, Guitar Center, and Patagonia. At Citrix, she offers industry thought leadership as part of the Solution Innovation team.

Chris Hare

Industry Principal, PMO, Wrike, a Citrix company

Owen Murtagh

Marketing Content and Collaboration Manager, Verint

Owen Murtagh has a varied role across Marketing, centered on content and collaboration. He was tasked with finding a project management tool to roll out across Marketing in 2019 and fell in love with Wrike. He and Mary Boozel love Star Trek, and talk about it too often during their team calls.

Owen Murtagh

Marketing Content and Collaboration Manager, Verint

Gary W. Condit

Sr. Project Manager (Operations), Wrike, a Citrix company

Gary W. Condit’s passion is to build systems that empower collaboration, growth, and excellence. He has developed software systems for global companies, trained top leaders, and manages OKRs for Wrike CSO, a Citrix company. Outside of work, Gary reads philosophy and enjoys nature.

Gary W. Condit

Sr. Project Manager (Operations), Wrike, a Citrix company

Mitchell Bausch

Continuous Improvement Manager, Texas A&M University

Mitchell Bausch is the Continuous Improvement Manager for the Marketing team in Enrollment and Academic Services at Texas A&M University. With five years of Wrike experience, he has helped his team scale by streamlining internal and cross-functional processes and introducing principles of Dynamic Work Design and gamification to help his team become more agile.

Mitchell Bausch

Continuous Improvement Manager, Texas A&M University

Ingrid Gingras

Director of Marketing, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Ingrid Gingras is the Director of Marketing at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. She's responsible for revenue-generating programs and digital execution. An excellent collaborator and strategist, Ingrid has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit communications and marketing.

Ingrid Gingras

Director of Marketing, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Mary Boozel

Marketing Automation Manager, Verint

Mary Boozel has been using Eloqua for 14 years and has a Markie Award for Integration Innovation. She’s a global administrator of Eloqua and is responsible for integrating new technology into the marketing stack, plus optimizing existing systems and processes. Mary loves hats and Star Trek!

Mary Boozel

Marketing Automation Manager, Verint

Anna Grigoryan

Director of Product Management, Wrike, a Citrix company

As an international Product Leader, Anna Grigoryan has combined her passion for technology and work efficiency by building work management products for enterprise companies for more than 10 years. At Wrike, a Citrix company, Anna is in charge of several product teams that enhance the platform's usability aspects across web and mobile.

Anna Grigoryan

Director of Product Management, Wrike, a Citrix company

Joanna Kamyk

Head of Europe Project Management, Nielsen Media

Joanna Kamyk is the Head of Europe Project Management at Nielsen Media with over 10 years of experience in business process reengineering, implementing IT systems, and global projects management. She currently leads a project managers team in Europe and closely collaborates with other regions to set global standards.

Joanna Kamyk

Head of EU Project Management, Nielsen Media

Andrew Filev

Senior Vice President and Wrike General Manager, Citrix

Andrew founded Wrike in 2006 after realizing the challenges organizations faced in scaling due to the limitations of collaborating through email and spreadsheets. In 2017, Wrike was named one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North America by Deloitte for the third consecutive year and was also designated a top workplace by the Bay Area News Group for the third consecutive year. In 2016, Wrike was named a leader in Enterprise Collaborative Work Management by Forrester Research.

Andrew Filev

Senior Vice President and Wrike General Manager, Citrix

J.P. Gownder

Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

J.P. Gownder is Vice President and Principal Analyst on Forrester’s Future of Work team. He leads Forrester’s research into how automation technologies, like AI and robotics, impact the future of anywhere-work, jobs, and the economy. His work on augmented and virtual reality helps equip employees with new tools to drive employee experience and productivity.

J.P. Gownder

Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Anna Lopatuhina

Lead Product Manager, Wrike, a Citrix company

Anna Lopatuhina is a Lead Product Manager at Wrike, a Citrix company, and is responsible for extending the configurability of the Wrike platform and ML-enabled intelligence. She led the launch of Wrike for Professional Services, then switched from vertical-specific solutions to developing the platform. Anna has almost 20 years of experience in IT — 11 of them in product management.

Anna Lopatuhina

Lead Product Manager, Wrike, a Citrix company

Juan Porras

Product Solutions Manager for Wrike for Marketing, Wrike, a Citrix company

Juan Porras brings more than 15 years as a leader in the marketing and advertising industry, having founded and exited three different companies. Today, Juan spearheads the Wrike for Marketing Product team, which offers the industry-leading solution that easily unifies project collaboration and marketing data to help businesses grow.

Juan Porras

Product Solutions Manager for Wrike for Marketing, Wrike, a Citrix company

Jeff Hartlieb

Director, Project Management, Nickelodeon Experience Design

Jeff Hartlieb manages all aspects from concept to opening of large-scale theme parks, ensuring that the Nickelodeon Brand is brought to life with the greatest value possible. Jeff is also the defacto “Wrike Evangelist” for the team, helping them be more efficient and conversant in Wrike. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College and Masters in Design from California Institute of the Arts.

Jeff Hartlieb

Director, Project Management, Nickelodeon Experience Design

Stacy Herbener

Video Technology Program Manager, Oracle

Stacy Herbener leads the video lifecycle team, overseeing the publication of content created globally at Oracle. She creates end-to-end request processes, from request intake and execution to cross-team distribution, supporting thousands of videos annually. Outside of work she has a passion for dogs and Star Wars.

Stacy Herbener

Video Technology Program Manager, Oracle

Lori Meyers

Manager, Digital Assets, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

As a Digital Asset Manager, Lori Meyers has selected vendors, negotiated contracts, set up workflows, and managed open APIs to establish communication connectivity. By working closely with DAM and project management developers, she has been able to create working environments between design services and asset availability that complement each other while maintaining deadlines and brand consistency.

Lori Meyers

Manager, Digital Assets, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Brian Gotti

Program Manager, Marketing Operations, Geotab

Brian Gotti joined Geotab in 2018 and is a Program Manager in Marketing Operations. He’s responsible for identifying process improvement opportunities and sourcing technology to scale marketing operationally and globally. Brian supported the deployment of Wrike as a workflow platform to 350+ monthly external requests to marketing.

Brian Gotti

Program Manager, Marketing Operations, Geotab

Rob Cross

Professor Babson College and Founder, Connected Commons

Rob Cross is the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College and Co-Founder and Research Director of the Connected Commons. Rob has studied the underlying network dynamics of effective organizations and how high performers collaborate for over 20 years. His network insights are transforming the way people lead, work, and live in a hyper-connected world.

Rob Cross

Professor Babson College and Founder, Connected Commons

Sherrie Besecker

Creative Technology Manager, Syneos Health

Sherrie Besecker has over 20 years of experience in managing projects in the digital landscape and has spent the last 14 years managing digital-based projects within the pharmaceutical advertising and marketing arena. When she’s not busy learning new things in Wrike or training the 1,500+ users on her team, she spends time in the outdoors in her country home.

Sherrie Besecker

Creative Technology Manager, Syneos Health

Benjamin Röber-Rathay

Director Commercial & Digitalization, International Campus Group

Benjamin Röber-Rathay was born in Hamburg and is the Director of Commercial & Digitalization at International Campus Group. He drives corporate development as well as business processes and projects. ICG is an investor, developer, and operator of student housing and furnished apartments in Europe.

Benjamin Röber-Rathay

Director Commercial & Digitalization, International Campus Group

Iñigo O’Neill

Technology Director, Kronos Investment Group

Iñigo O’Neill is the Technology Director at Kronos Investment Group, a real estate investor, manager, and developer based in Spain and Portugal. In 2016 he joined Kronos' technical department and reoriented his professional career towards technology. His team provides support, equipment, tools, and cybersecurity to employees and collaborators.

Iñigo O’Neill

Technology Director, Kronos Investment Group

Brandi Suttles

IT Project Manager, American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Brandi Suttles earned the title of Chief Firefighter thanks to her agile problem-solving abilities. She’s even literally extinguished a fire at work. Brandi helps organizations achieve operational efficiency through communication, project management, and conflict resolution skills. She strives to cultivate a positive team culture with committed team members who perform.

Brandi Suttles

IT Project Manager, American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Mark Silvanovich

Director of Operational Excellence, Ostara

Mark Silvanovich is an Operations Expert and Professional Engineer with over 10 years of diverse experience, including technical sales, production plant supervision, and project management. Mark leads continuous improvement efforts at Ostara, a cleantech company producing unique, eco-friendly fertilizers that release nutrients in response to plant demand, significantly reducing pollution.

Mark Silvanovich

Director of Operational Excellence, Ostara

Jayne Lauby

Project Manager, PMP, Envision IT

Jayne Lauby is a Project Manager Professional with Envision IT. She has over 20 years of experience across multiple industries and leverages her industrial engineering background to optimize project management methodology, execution, communication, and experience for all stakeholders. She was the first woman to receive the President’s Award from Curwood, Inc. for her successful leadership of an ERP implementation.

Jayne Lauby

Project Manager, PMP, Envision IT

Addie Peper

Cultivator of Connection, Envision IT

Addie Peper is the Cultivator of Connection at Envision IT. Addie exemplifies a growth mindset spanning Envision’s marketing reach and has a keen eye for monitoring and measuring efficacy. She and her team have more than tripled Envision’s social media following, and have doubled marketing campaigns executed YoY, resulting in a 100%+ increase in sales leads. Citrix, a leading technology manufacturer, invited her as their first expert guest for their Partner Marketing Masterclass series.

Addie Peper

Cultivator of Connection, Envision IT

Nancy Pautsch

Chief Evangelist of Stakeholder Value (President), Envision IT

Nancy Pautsch is the Chief Evangelist of Stakeholder Value (President) of Envision IT. Envisioners have been lauded locally for their contributions to the community and economy; recognized globally in the technology industry for engineering quality, innovation, and customer experience; and highlighted as a model for stakeholder orientation. Envision IT’s inspiring story is chronicled in the book, “Rehumanizing the Workplace.”

Nancy Pautsch

Chief Evangelist of Stakeholder Value (President), Envision IT

Beth Kszan

VP of Marketing, MediaValet

Beth Kszan is the Vice President of Marketing at MediaValet. Previously, Beth spent 12+ years leading different marketing and product functions. As a lover of tough problems and driving scalable growth, she currently oversees MediaValet’s demand generation, product marketing, digital strategy, and brand. Out of the office, you’ll find her biking or paddling.

Beth Kszan

VP of Marketing, MediaValet