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.
Chief Revenue Officer
Christal Bemont joined SAP Concur in 2004 and was named Chief Revenue Officer in April 2019, joining the company’s executive leadership team. In this role, Ms. Bemont is responsible for leading worldwide sales globally within SAP Concur’s Distribution organization. During her 15 years with the company, Ms. Bemont has held both sales and leadership positions across the enterprise and SMB segments, playing an integral role in growing SAP Concur’s largest global clients and leading multiple sales teams to success. Prior to her CRO appointment, Christal served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of SAP Concur’s Small, Midsized, and Nationals (SMN) business unit where she grew the segment 168% in four years under hear leadership. She previously worked for Adexs, Extensity, and Clarify.
General Manager, EMEA
Since the beginning of 2018, Pierre-Emmanuel Tetaz has been SAP Concur EMEA General Manager. Before that, he was Managing Director for the EMEA South region at SAP Concur. Previously he led Global Product Management & Strategy for Travel in order to fuel the growth of Concur Travel, the leading Online Booking Tool in the world.
Pierre-Emmanuel Tetaz joined Concur in 2009 through the acquisition of ETAP, the Cloud Expense Management software company he co-founded in 1999. After the acquisition, he was appointed Vice-President EMEA Business Development in charge of hiring a team and growing Concur’s indirect footprint in the region.
During his entrepreneurial time with ETAP, Pierre-Emmanuel launched Ulysse Travel & Expenses, which became the leading Expense Management solution in France. In less than 10 years the company grew to over 80 employees and the Ulysse solution was used by more than half of the CAC 40 Index French companies.
Before his time with ETAP, Pierre-Emmanuel began his career as an independent SAP Finance Consultant. Pierre-Emmanuel holds an MBA from l’ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales).
Rachel van der Merwe
Director, Product Marketing - EMEA North
Rachel van der Merwe joined SAP Concur in 2012. She currently leads product marketing across EMEA North and Travel for EMEA to bring innovative solutions that meet the needs of the market. In her 7 years with SAP Concur, Rachel has held various roles leading market development across Asia Pacific and client and channel marketing for our Small, Midsized and Nationals (SMN) business unit. Prior to SAP Concur, Rachel worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Head of Product Marketing - EMEA & APAC
Craig Liasi joined SAP Concur in 2010. He currently leads Product marketing for EMEA and APAC. He is responsible for promoting the portfolio of solutions that delivers Employee Spend management to Enterprise and SMB customers around the world. He has played an integral role to the rapid global expansion of SAP Concur across international markets. Throughout his time with SAP Concur, Craig has held leadership positions in Services and Product Management and is responsible for the creation and launch of new service and product offerings that have delivered continuous innovation to evolve the spend management industry.
Prior to SAP Concur, he was responsible for running Payroll operations at a large UK retail organisation and played an integral role leading programs to deliver HR and Payroll transformational change.
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Stuart joined ITW in 2009 to develop their Travel & Expense program for EMEA. Since then, Stuart responsibilities have grown to include Corporate Card, P2P, VAT and the fleet Program. In addition, he has expanded his remit to include India and Australia. The ITW team has won multiple awards over the last few years including the Concur Innovation of the year award in 2017. Previously to ITW, Stuart has worked in a variety of roles for both corporates and TMC’s. He is in the final stages of completing his CIPS qualifications.
World Class Award-Winning Keynote Speaker
David Meade is a first-class honours graduate from Ulster Business School, and his work as a lecturer and researcher in International Business and Strategy with the University of Ulster, has built his reputation as one of Europe’s most sought after motivational and organisational speakers, trainers, and facilitators. Over 85% percent of David’s diary is spent working at the executive level, motivating and inspiring some of the largest and most diverse organisations. He’s worked with organisations such as: Apple, PwC, BT, Saba, Harvard in Boston, the Cabinet Office in Westminster, Bombardier, and the Bank of America. David works with clients to help them improve business operations and performance, by working with all levels within an organisation. He does that by drawing on decades of cutting edge research on management, organisational culture and leadership to build scientifically sound and evidence based development programs, that create demonstrable improvements. David receives acclaim from clients that recognise the strong business value he offers organisations.