Announcing Speakers for “Pimcore Inspire 2019 - Global Partner Summit”

Pimcore, the award-winning open-source software platform, which delivers significant business value through seamless data and customer experience management, will be conducting its 5th consecutive global partner summit- “Inspire 2019”. This exclusive summit will take place in Salzburg, Austria, which is the company headquarters. We’re happy to divulge that the event will see a presence of more than 250 individuals from 4 continents and 72 partner agencies, including many newly inducted partners.
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This time, the event is going to be much grander than all the previous years. An array of enlightening sessions will witness knowledge dissemination and engagement, but not without huge doses of fun. More than 30 sessions have been scheduled. The partners will also showcase 8 of their best case studies. Attendees can choose among developer-centric and business-oriented tracks.

Several eminent speakers will be conducting the sessions. Here’s a brief profile of our chief speakers for the event:

Keynote Speakers

leftMike Lowndes, Sr Director Analyst with Gartner - will do his keynote about the “Future of Digital Experience Platforms” - Mike Lowndes is a digital commerce technology expert, including topics such as architecting a commerce site, digital commerce platforms, APIs, search and content management for commerce. Dr. Lowndes has two decades of experience in digital commerce, web content management, search, and is Gartner’s author of their Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms. (Source: Gartner)


leftGeorge Lawrie, Vice President, Principal Analyst with Forrester - will do a keynote about “What you need to know about the role of Product Information Management in Customer Experience” - George serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. During his five years with Forrester, George has led research into topics such as SAP deployment best practices, ERP consolidation, IT investment prioritization, global data synchronization, and trade promotion management. George has been quoted in general business media such as the Financial Times and specialist publications such as Retail Week. He is a popular speaker and has appeared on the BBC and Sky. He has led sessions at user conferences for vendors such as IRI and Progress Software and well-received sessions at Forrester events. (Source: Forrester)


leftDietmar Rietsch, CEO/Co-Founder, Pimcore - will share personal insights into the story that made Pimcore big in his keynote “Own the Digital World”. - As CEO and Co-Founder of Pimcore, Dietmar Rietsch deals with new technologies and the digital transformation of companies on a day-to-day basis. Dietmar is a passionate entrepreneur who has been designing and realizing exciting digital projects for more than 20 years.



Roundtable Participants

After the keynotes, there will be group panel discussions about the future of digital experience management and product information management.  The following renowned participants will join our keynote speakers for the discussion.

leftTemel Kahyaoglu, Executive Board with The Group of Analysts AG –  Temel Kahyaoglu is a board member of The Group of Analysts AG and Chief Analyst for Information Supply Chain Management. He is publisher and editor-in-chief of the bilingual “Produktkultur - Magazin”, publisher of Europe’s largest overview of software suppliers, “The Book of Analysts”, and has significantly and sustainably helped to shape digital transformation in Germany with his research and advisory.


leftShashin Shah, CEO, Pimcore - Shashin Shah is CEO of Pimcore. He’s responsible for managing the entire global services, including sales, consulting, delivery and support for Pimcore partners and clients worldwide. In his over 20 years of experience, both globally and in the US, he has managed mid-to-large enterprise clients through strategizing, operating, consulting and carrying out implementations worth USD 100M+ through global delivery models, across several industries.



Thanks to our Partners

There will be many additional speakers from our partners at this event. Pimcore has a global network of 110+ digital agencies and system integrators, who are creating Pimcore solutions for their clients. They meet at this annual conference to exchange ideas and establish relationships with each other.

We are looking forward to a great event with inspiring sessions and lots of new ideas.

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