March 13-16, 2018

Washington State Convention Center | Seattle, WA


SAP Concur Fusion is our annual conference that brings together clients, partners, and staff to connect, collaborate, and inspire. From daily keynotes to educational sessions, product trainings to exhibitor networking, immerse yourself in countless opportunities to help run your business better and take your travel and spend management to the next level.

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Keynotes

March 13th | Diversity in Leadership General Session: "The Power of Diversity"

Dr. Fariba Alamdari is Vice President, Marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Fariba was born in Tehran, Iran and is a strong advocate of diversity. She speaks about our conscious and unconscious biases and on the importance of taking full responsibility for diversity and inclusion efforts. She believes in a compassionate leadership style focused on achieving results based on trust and respect for all. She served as chair of the Department of Air Transport and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Manufacturing and Science at Cranfield University. She has also served on the board of directors of many non-profit organizations: Neighborcare Health, British American Business Council, and University of Washington Bothell. Fariba has received several awards including: "Woman of the Year" by Air Transport News (2016) and "Ellis Island Medal of Honor" from The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (2016).

March 14th | Keynote: "Your Potential is Our Passion"

Mike Eberhard has more than 25 years of global sales and executive management experience in the high-tech industry. Mr. Eberhard became President of SAP Concur in November 2016 and is responsible for setting the vision and executing against the operating plan for SAP Concur. Since joining SAP Concur in 2003, Mr. Eberhard has served in several leadership roles such as President of Global Distribution, EVP & GM of Global Accounts and EVP & GM, Asia Pacific. Previously, he held leadership roles at Xign, Ariba and PeopleSoft. Outside of SAP Concur, Mr. Eberhard is Chairman and Director of the board for Cleartrip. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Castlight Health, Inc. and StayNTouch.
As Chief Product Officer, Mr. MacDonald oversees product strategy, management, roadmaps and partner integrations for SAP Concur's entire product portfolio: Expense, Invoice, Analytics, Mobile, Platform and the travel product suite including SAP Concur Travel, Request, Locate, TripLink, TripIt and Hipmunk. He has 20+ years of product management and general management executive experience across a variety of technology industries. He joined SAP Concur in 2012 as Executive Vice President to lead platform strategy which now includes nearly 200 App Center partners and over 30 of the largest air, hotel and car rental brands in the world. Prior to joining SAP Concur, Mr. MacDonald served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Expedia.com where he led Expedia's largest region and led the global product management function for Expedia Worldwide. He served as Chairman and President of Classic Vacations and as VP of Product Management at Hotwire, helping the company grow from an early stage startup to a $2Bn growth engine for Expedia.
Robert Enslin is president of the Cloud Business Group and is a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. He is responsible for all end-to-end cloud business functions, including Concur, SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Hybris and SAP SuccessFactors, as well as the Small and Medium Business and Industry go-to-market teams. Mr Enslin's scope also includes global and regional field operations, and sales supporting enablement functions to ensure consistency for all SAP go-to-market activities and customer success.

March 15th | Keynote: "Unlock Your Potential Through a Dynamic Partner Ecosystem"

Mr. Lucier's passion for driving sustainable organizational growth is supported by his commitment to customer-driven centricity - connecting SAP Concur goals with customer needs. Jim was appointed Chief Revenue Officer, North America, in January 2017, while maintaining previous responsibilities as Chief Services Officer. In his role as Chief Revenue Officer, Jim is responsible for leading Enterprise and SMN markets in the United States and Canada and Global Operations for the SAP Concur Distribution organization. As Chief Services Officer, Jim oversees the Services, Support and Customer Experience teams, who are focused on securing trust and advocacy with SAP Concur customers. Jim's journey with SAP Concur began in 2008 as SVP, and in 2011 he became General Manager for the Federal Government Business Unit. Jim's previous industry experience included senior leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase, Xign, Etensity and Gnossos Software.
Jessica Pankov joined Concur in 2011. As one of the original team members in our Platform group, she’s helped to create a thriving ecosystem of partners who build innovative applications integrated to SAP Concur using our APIs. Jessica oversees application development, product strategy, partner management and marketing for the SAP Concur App Center program. Prior to Concur, Jessica held Product Management and Business Development positions at Sage Software while based in Dublin, Ireland.
Mike Koetting is Concur's EVP of Supplier and TMC Services. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Mike joined Concur in 2010 and is responsible for Concur's portfolio of TMC mid-office services as well as Concur's air, hotel, ground transportation and GDS supplier relationships. Prior to joining Concur Mike held a variety of senior positions at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Maritz Corporate Travel. Business Travel News named Mike one of the 25 Most Influential Travel Executives of 2006. Mike began his career as a CPA with Price Waterhouse and he is also a four-time Ironman.
Christy Marble was named CMO of SAP Concur in 2017. Her multi-national teams lead omni-channel product marketing, digital, brand, communications, demand generation and market-expansion strategies. Since joining SAP Concur in 2013 as vice president of Enterprise Americas Marketing and progressing to senior vice president of Global Product and Distribution Marketing, Ms. Marble has been instrumental in the company's rapid demand growth and market expansion. For more than 20 years she held B2B and B2C growth and revenue marketing leadership roles across the technology, financial services, SaaS and marketing services industries.

March 16th | Special Guest Keynote: Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile is a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter whose music is a distinct melding of pop/rock and folksy Americana. Born and still residing in the Pacific Northwest, and now a worldwide success story, Brandi brings grit, creativity and talent to the stage. Her most recent album, By the Way, I Forgive You, was just released, and she garnered wide recognition for her 2007 single The Story, which turned gold in 2017. Longtime Seattleites may remember Brandi's early-day busking at the Pike Place Market as she began building her career. She's also deeply dedicated to the Looking Out Foundation, which she and band members Tim and Phil Hanseroth founded in 2008. Their mission: to amplify the impact of music by empowering those without a voice, and helping to fund causes and organizations that often go unnoticed.

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