Middle East and Africa
Why you should join virtually
Join the SAP Concur Fusion virtual experience on March 1 (Americas and EMEA) and March 2 (Asia Pacific). Learn how to optimize your investment in SAP Concur or learn more about SAP Concur solutions and be empowered to influence organizational change, so that your business is ready for anything. Access educational and training opportunities, engage with and expand your community, and get inspired to take the next step.
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See the virtual agenda for breakout session details.
9:00am - 10:00am CT
Opening Keynote: Live from Houston
10:05am - 10:15am CT
10:20am - 12:00pm CT
1:45pm - 1:55pm CET
Regional Address: EMEA
2:00pm - 2:10pm CET
2:15pm - 3:55pm CET
4:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Opening Keynote: Live from Houston
9:00am - 10:00am SGT
10:05am - 10:15am SGT
10:20am - 12:00pm SGT
Etosha Thurman is the Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer for SAP Intelligent Spend and Business Network. In her role, Etosha is charged with strengthening the company’s go-to-market approach and driving product marketing and solution management across SAP’s intelligent spend solutions and the SAP Business Network. Previously, she was Head of Sales and Client Engagement with Capital One, where she led the Treasury Management sales team through transformational change with a focus on delivering an engaging and impactful customer experience. Etosha was originally with SAP from 2011 to 2019 in a variety of customer-facing and cloud roles with SAP Ariba and the Ariba Network team. With experience in software as a service, cloud commerce, financial services, customer success management and global materials procurement, Etosha is a collaborative, results-oriented client executive and strategic leader. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University and the University of Cincinnati and is a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Etosha resides with her family in the metro Atlanta area.
Christopher Juneau has over 20 years of SAP Concur experience. Mr. Juneau has extensive business operations and marketing experience participating in SAP Concur’s growth from a $30M to a nearly $2B in annual revenue company in various roles. Prior to his current role he held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for SAP Concur. He has significant international experience having opened several markets in Asia-Pacific. He also spent nearly two years in Europe where he opened Concur’s European Centre of Excellence in Prague, Czech Republic in addition to opening new markets in central Europe. He has served on numerous boards including the Global Business Travel Associations and has spoken at numerous conferences around the world where he evangelized end-to-end travel & expense. He resides in Phoenix, AZ when not traveling internationally. He received his Master’s in Business Administration degree from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University.
David Hamilton is the Chief Marketing Officer for SAP Concur. In this role he is responsible for SAP Concur's end-to-end marketing organization. This includes field marketing, corporate marketing, brand and event marketing, digital demand generation, customer marketing and partner marketing functions. David has been with SAP Concur for six years. Prior to that he worked at Microsoft for 20 years, holding various marketing leadership roles. David originally comes from the UK, having grown up in London. He is married to Lara and has two children.
Jen Moyse leads UX and design for SAP Concur as well as product management for the TripIt and TripLink travel products. A passionate advocate for the needs of the end user, Jen spends her days thinking about how to solve problems and reduce stress for busy people and the administrators who support them. Jen brought more than 15 years of experience creating consumer and small business products to SAP when she joined in 2012 as part of Concur, and played a key role in establishing TripIt as the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app. A passionate travel fan herself, Jen hopes her enthusiasm for experiencing new places and foods will rub off on her six-year-old son, Tristan, who has already visited half a dozen countries and holds strong opinions on pizza.
Tim Lebel is a veteran software executive with an extensive background in both enterprise and consumer software solutions. As the VP and Head of Product for SAP Concur Spend solutions, he oversees the product teams leading Concur Expense, Concur Request, Budget, Pay solutions, and the Audit portfolio. Since joining SAP in 2019, he has focused on building a team and fostering a culture that encourages product teams to be disciplined and rigorous around discovery and ideation of software design. With 40 years of experience in Product & Engineering leadership positions within the software industry, Tim’s passion lies in creating great products that customers desire using the latest technological and organizational tools and techniques. He currently resides in Redmond, Washington with his wife and, in his free time, enjoys kayaking and paddle boarding in the great outdoors.
Brian Hace is Head of Travel Products and TMC Services, within SAP Concur. Brian has been in the travel industry for almost 20 years. During this time, he has held various leadership roles in product management, strategy and marketing, working to simplify an industry that tends to be overly complicated. Brian joined SAP Concur in 2013 and focused on outlining the TMC product strategy, integrating TMCs more tightly across SAP Concur products, and developing TMC’s support for TripLink. Prior to joining SAP Concur, Brian held a number of positions at Carlson Wagonlit Travel supporting Strategy, Marketing and Products. Brian has a Mechanical Engineering degree from NDSU and an MBA from the University of St Thomas.
Amita Lalsare is the Head of SAP Concur’s Premier Services organization. In this capacity, she leads the organization that serves the Global and North American large Enterprise clients with solutions’ delivery and the Expertise & Care portfolio. In her years with SAP Concur since 2010, Amita has led multiple Services’ functions and strategic programs in both Enterprise and Small-to-Medium business segments. Her prior experience includes leading consulting teams in primarily Fintech and Telecom spaces. She has an Engineering Bachelor’s in Computer Sciences, and an MBA from McCombs School of Business. Amita is based in Dallas, TX with husband, Raj and two children. Her current personal stretch goal is to make her children proud of her gaming skills in at least one open-world game!
Nick is responsible for overseeing the end to end Payables and Expense reimbursement activities. He has been with the foundation for the past 7 years and prior to that, he spent the majority of he career at Thomson Reuters, participated in financial systems implementation and various process improvement initiatives. Besides taking on ongoing challenges and introducing new enhancements, Nick enjoys helping customers and making them happy. At a personal level, he enjoys playing tennis, and watching cricket and American football.
Danielle Amoroso is Associate Director of Travel & Expense for Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc based in Princeton, NJ. Since October 2018, Danielle has set out to innovate and transform the travel program with a forward-thinking yet all-inclusive approach. Within her first year in this role, Danielle consolidated Otsuka’s travel program in North America (including the travel program at 14 affiliated companies) and Europe (including 8 affiliated companies) under one global TMC. The most impactful and innovative decision involved eliminating all transaction fees when she elected for a partnership fee pricing model. Danielle continues to improve and enhance the Otsuka travel program by adopting and implementing new policies and technologies in response to the environment during and post COVID-19 as well as the many changes in the travel industry. Danielle feels passionate about traveler safety and continually puts focus on Duty of Care while also striving for superior service for Otsuka employees.
In addition to managing the Otsuka travel program, she oversees the day-to-day operations and the long-term strategic development of the Otsuka expense program, aligning with the company’s global status. Over the past four years Danielle has worked to consolidate various instances of Concur with Otsuka’s North American affiliates leveraging the support services of Concur Select Care and the advisory and implementation services from Concur’s Implementation Partner, Acquis Consulting Group consulting’s partner, Acquis. She also was successful in creating a forum for the affiliates to contribute to the evolution of the program. This consolidation has resulted in drastic financial savings and improved the program’s efficiency.
Danielle manages her team with a ‘cherry on top’ approach – always focused on customer service, listening to the employee end-users, and making improvements based on their feedback. This white-glove approach to managing the Otsuka Travel & Expense program stems from her background in the hotel industry giving her a unique foresight and deliverance of the travel & expense space.
Before her time with Otsuka, Danielle distinguished her work ethic while employed for various hotel companies like Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hyatt, and Hilton in various capacities ranging from Director of Housekeeping to National Facilities Manager for Hotel Openings & Transitions, and Director of Business Transient Sales.
Danielle resides outside of Philadelphia (GO Eagles!) with her husband - Tim, 7-year-old daughter – Ellarose, and her Aussiedoodle puppy, Maggie. Her passions include working out, food & wine, travel, and adventures with her family.
Jade Simmons is a creator of transformational experiences designed to activate audiences into becoming the biggest, boldest version of themselves possible. The world-class concert artist is also the CEO of Jade Media Global, a revolutionary live experience and global content distribution company specializing in 360o personal development and strategic transformation. Nicknamed “Classical Music’s #1 Maverick” and named one of the Best Keynote Speakers of 2019, 2020, and 2021, her electrifying, genre-bending concert adventures span Rachmaninoff all the way to rap and include virtuoso storytelling, uncommon insights, and boundless inspiration. Today, Jade’s experiences not only delight concert audiences, but her dazzling, high-impact presentations are fast becoming the go-to fuel for the world’s superlative brands and organizations from financial services, to biotech, to entertainment, education, energy and beyond. The equal-opportunity disruptor was also a surprise Independent candidate for President in the 2020 elections.
As a partner focused on finance transformation at PwC, Marco leads an international program designed to enhance processes and systems leveraging SAP Concur solutions.
I want to commend SAP Concur on providing free learning through the virtual Fusion. I know I am taking several points back to my workplace for future growth.”