We’ve been counting down the days to the Superfluid World Tour! And now, we’re thrilled to announce the lineup of speakers for each of the eight World Tour cities. The agendas are jam-packed with incredible content: get inspired by incredible Keynote speakers, hear real-life stories of Process Mining in action from industry leaders, and gain hands-on Celonis experience through how-to sessions and expert tutorials.
The agendas for the different Tour stops are now posted on each city’s page. Choose your city below to see what’s on the agenda, and scroll down to see all of the Keynote and customer speakers.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Agenda for Tuesday, October 22
New York City, NY, USA
Agenda for Thursday, October 24
Agenda for Tuesday, October 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Agenda for Wednesday, October 30
Agenda for Tuesday, November 5
Agenda for Tuesday, November 12
San Francisco, CA, USA
Agenda for Thursday, November 14
Agenda for Tuesday, November 19
Keynote Speaker at World Tour San Francisco
Former Vice President Al Gore is the cofounder and chairman of Generation Investment Management, and the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis. He is also a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and a member of Apple Inc.’s board of directors.
Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He has written or edited twenty books and over 250 print or digital articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, and many other publications. He earned his Ph.D from Harvard University and has taught at the Harvard Business School, the University of Chicago, the Tuck School of Business, Boston University, and the University of Texas at Austin.
Keynote Speaker at World Tour Cologne
Matthias Horx has been the trend researcher in the German-speaking world for many years. His lectures impress and inspire young and old alike. His journalistic work extends over a period of 25 years, during which he has published numerous bestsellers.
Born in Düsseldorf in 1955, Matthias Horx studied sociology in the 1970s and embarked on a career as a journalist in the 1980s. He worked as an editor and author for TEMPO, MERIAN and DIE ZEIT. Following the “Trendbüros” in Hamburg, which he initiated, he founded “das ZUKUNFTSINSTITUT” in 1996, a company which is dedicated to the representation and analysis of fundamental future developments in everyday culture, business and society, which has since achieved great popularity.
Horx lives with his wife and their children in Vienna, where he also works and researches. His Future Institute in Frankfurt has developed into the most renowned think tanks of German trend and future research. Since 2007, Matthias Horx has been teaching scientific trend and futurology as a registered lecturer at Zeppelin University on Lake Constance.
Keynote Speaker at World Tour Munich
Christian Baudis is a digital entrepreneur, futurist and former head of Google Germany. He has successfully founded several European start-ups and worked for over 20 years in leading CEO positions in the European media and Internet industry. He is also curator of the Goethe Business School (GBS) in Frankfurt a.M., advisory board member and guest lecturer of the MBA for digital transformation offered there.
Christian Baudis advises international investors and companies on their digital strategy and is a well-known keynote speaker. He has been voted Germany’s Top Internet & Media Manager several times and has been awarded well-known prizes in the digital industry. He studied International Management at the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. Christian speaks five languages fluently.
He recently founded My Digital. My Digital is a digital innovation company that helps companies successfully manage digital transformation. It is divided into three business divisions: My Digital Business (Companies & Organisations), My Digital Start-Up (Start-Ups & Investments) & My Digital Future (Labs & Innovations).
Keynote Speaker at World Tour London
Rob Koplowitz is Vice President and Principal Analyst Serving Application Development and Delivery Professionals at Forrester. His research focuses on digital process automation as well as artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.
Rob returned to Forrester after leading IBM’s strategy for integrating Watson into the company’s collaboration services. Rob brings many years of experience in enterprise software consulting, product marketing, product management, and strategy. Prior to IBM, he was a vice president, principal analyst with Forrester where he was a leader in collaboration and enterprise social research.
Before that, he was a director of product management with Microsoft, where he played a strategic role with Duet, a joint initiative brought to market with SAP. Prior to Microsoft, Rob was a senior director of product marketing with Oracle, where he focused on Oracle’s content, collaboration, portal, and business intelligence offerings. He also spent 15 years in consulting working for Lotus/IBM and other global software services firms with a focus on corporate collaboration.
Tuesday, October 22
At the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
5 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Jefferey Cowan, Senior Director of Continuous Improvment,
Session: “Driving Cultural Change: Leading a Data-Driven Process Transformation at GE Power”
Amit Sawhney, Vice President of Global Process Engineering,
Session: “The Power of Reducing Friction: Dell Technologies is Driving Customer Satisfaction as well as Operational Efficiencies”
Tuesday, October 24
At Union West
535 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001
Charinna Kelso, System Integration Manager
Session: “Customer Keynote”
Caroline Maraval, Global Process Owner Source-to-Settle
Winni Hessel, Partner & Owner
Session: “Stripping Out the Friction in Finance”
Barbara Infante, Director, Business Process & Data Insights
Becton Dickinson (BD)
Session: “Lowering Inventory: Now We Have Less, and Lose Less”
Andrew Struthers-Kennedy, Managing Director
Session: “Improving Audits and Compliance”
Tuesday, October 29
Thomas Preisendörfer, Head of Group Operational Excellence
Tobias Grau, Head of Finance
Dirk Petrautzki, Head of Business Organization
Wednesday, October 30
At the Hotel Fairmont Chicago - Millenium Park
200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Chimnay Trivedi, Treasurer
Session: “GE Healthcare’s Success Story with Celonis”
Kris Cherukuri, Director of Enterprise Systems
Session: “How Sysmex Accelerates Innovation and Optimizes Working Capital”
Tuesday, November 5
At The New Yorker | Harbor Club
Hafenstraße 4, 51063 Köln, Germany
Jan Fuhr, Manager of Process Mining
Johannes Eigner & Paul Strunz, Head of Procurement Analytics & Development
Marcus Gropp, Managing Director
Egemen Lipinski, Senior Vice President, Corporate Audit
Peter Tasev, Senior Vice President & Head of Digitalization Finance
Tuesday, November 12
At the MÜNCHEN HOCH5 GmbH
Atelierstraße 10, 81671 München, Germany
Andreas Zehent, Product Owner Global Business Process Excellence & Automation
Session: “How Adidas Achieved Frictionless Finance with Celonis
Peter Neumüller, Senior Project Manager
Session: “RPA Success Begins with Process Mining”
Daniel Lubos, Head of Data Science
Session: “How We Removed Friction from Our Finance Processes”
Andreas Hink, Chief Digital Officer, and Jonas Bandick, Team Lead, Customer Analytics & Reporting
Magazine zum Globus
Thursday, November 14
At Bespoke, Located in the Westfield San Francisco Centre
845 Market St Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94103
Kal Kuchimanchi, Director of Global Strategy, Central Operations & Customer Service
Session: “Customer Keynote”
Lars Reinkemeyer, Global Process Mining Lead
Session: “Leveraging Process Mining on Siemens Digital Transformation Journey”
Shail Khiyara, Customer Experience Officer,
Tuesday, November 19
At Sea Containers
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PD, United Kingdom
Maxime Barthelemy, Audit IT Senior Manager
Jacob Vissier, Operational Coordinator
Don’t miss your chance to see industry leaders and Process Mining pioneers at one of our free, one-day events in a city near you. Hurry – spots are limited and filling up fast!
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