Accelerate
Growth
& Profitability

To achieve business goals that satisfy both top and bottom-line growth, and to do so competitively while anticipating and meeting market demands – these are challenges that occupy the minds of IT and Finance leaders of today.  

Rimini Street’s Street Series delivers high-value insights into how your peers and industry influencers are accelerating both growth and profitability goals by adopting, applying, and activating existing and emerging technology – smartly.  

Join the Street Series powered by:   

  • Real Leaders – A welcoming community of IT and Finance professionals, decision makers, and influencers 
  • Real Strategies – Capitalizing on the depth and breadth of knowledge of attendees and experts to demystify and present actionable steps forward  
  • Real Stories – Sharing of real-world case studies of wins and losses, and how you can become the hero of your own IT story  
<i>Accelerate <br>*Growth  <br>& Profitability*</i>

3 Ways to participate

 

In-person


Robust regional executive forum for Rimini Street clients and invited guests featuring client panels, keynote presentations featuring experts in the field of Data, Analytics and Security, and high-energy interactions of peer networking and mind-sharing over lively cuisine.
(4 hours)

 

In-person


Collaborative, conversation-driven roundtables led by subject matter experts in the field of Emerging Technology, Security, Interoperability, and more! Thoughtfully designed to unpack, deep dive into and discuss solutions to complex IT questions with peers.
(2 hours)

 

Virtual


COMING SOON!
Virtual, in-depth presentations open to a broader community of IT and Finance leaders, with emphasis on ERP, IT Roadmapping, and solving today’s most pressing business challenges through the power of technology.
(1 hour)

100%: Percentage of participants who would attend again

“It's great spending a lot of time with people who are facing the same kind of challenges that I am in my role as a CIO and a CTO, and are looking to do more with what they have and deliver value for their organization.”

NYC Attendee, Street Smart

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Americas
Dallas, TX — Street Light

March 6, 2024 – Completed!

Milwaukee, WI — Street Light

March 7, 2024 – Completed!

Atlanta, GA — Street Light

March 19, 2024 – Completed!

Minneapolis, MN — Street Light

May 9, 2024 – Completed!

Boston, MA — Street Light

May 14, 2024 – Completed!

Phoenix, AZ — Street Light

June 5, 2024 – Completed!

Sao Paulo, Brazil — Street Smart

June 11, 2024 – Completed!

Rio, Brazil — Street Light

August 1, 2024 – Details

Cleveland, OH — Street Light

August 8, 2024 – Details

New York, NY — Street Light

September 25, 2024 – Details

Denver, CO — Street Light

October 10, 2024 – Details

Houston, TX — Street Light

October 17, 2024 – Details

EMEA
Dubai, UAE — Street Light

February 20, 2024 – Completed!

Manchester, UK — Street Light

March 21, 2024 – Completed!

London, UK — Street Light

May 16, 2024 – Completed!

Helsinki, Finland — Street Light

May 21, 2024 – Completed!

Tel Aviv, Israel — Street Light

May 23, 2024 – Completed!

Paris, France — Street Light

June 20, 2024 – Français | English

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — Street Light

September 17, 2024 – Details

Lille, France — Street Light

October 3, 2024 – Français | English

Lyon, France — Street Light

October 10, 2024 – Français | English

Frankfurt, Germany — Street Light

November 26, 2024 – Details

Tel Aviv, Israel — Street Smart

November 28, 2024 – Details

London, UK — Street Light

December 5, 2024 – Details

APAC
Bangkok, Thailand — Street Light

December 19th, 2023 – Completed!

Malaysia — Street Smart

January 30, 2024 –Completed!

Tokyo, Japan — Street Smart

May 17, 2024 – Completed!

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Street Light

May 28, 2024 – Completed!

Brisbane, Australia — Street Light

June 13, 2024 – Completed!

Auckland, New Zealand — Street Light

July 23, 2024 – Details

Perth, Australia — Street Light

July 25, 2024 – Details

Melbourne, Australia — Street Smart

August 13, 2024 – Details

Sydney, Australia — Street Smart

August 15, 2024 – Details

Taipei, Taiwan — Street Smart

October 4, 2024 – Details

Indonesia — Street Smart

October 10, 2024 – Details

Osaka, Japan — Street Smart

October 11, 2024 – Details

Seoul, South Korea — Street Smart

October 16, 2024 – Details

Why you should attend

Clients come back every year for the community atmosphere, exciting speakers, and deep insights to drive their businesses forward. Whether you attend a Street Smart or a Street Light event, relax and have fun.

Don’t miss the opportunity to:

Discover

Discover

insights and strategies to drive smart business decisions
Share

Share

your knowledge and stories with industry peers
Grow

Grow

your network of business leaders
Engage

Engage

in energized discussions in a lively, relaxed atmosphere

Street Smart Alumni

Past IT and business leaders who’ve graced the Street Smart stage:

Christina Shuffield
Christina Shuffield
Vice President, Enterprise Applications
Ansira

Christina is Vice President of Enterprise Applications for Ansira Partners, a privately-held marketing technology company. Christina has experience in other industries including telecommunications, staffing, oil and gas, and title insurance. 

Christina was responsible for leading ERP and enterprise applications for an S&P 500 company through a period of transformational change, modernization of software, and maturing organizational standards. She has a 15-year career in upstream oil and gas spanning periods of organic growth and 5 mergers and acquisition, and developed her skills for financial synergies, talent selection, application consolidation, and modernization throughout.  

Christina also previously organized the product development teams utilizing an agile methodology to redesign customer-facing applications for the largest U.S. title insurance company. 

Christina holds a MS with a major in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems from University of North Texas. 

Alicia Peters Keene
Alicia Peters Keene
Supervisor Technology
McDermott

Alicia serves as Supervisor Technology for GAMS – Global Payroll. In this role she is responsible for the staff that supports Payroll/HR/Benefits for SAP and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. In addition, she works closely with the business and IT to help provide process solutions and oversees the management of all Rimini resources.  

She has over 25 years of experience in Payroll, Tax and Accounting as well as over 5 years’ experience in IT with 15+ years in the Oil and Gas and Construction industries.  

Prior to joining McDermott, Alicia was an IT Business Analyst supporting Payroll/HR/Benefits for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for Granite Construction/Layne Christensen Company.  She was involved with two upgrades from versions 9.0 to 9.2 and was the lead in setting up Prevailing Wage in E1.  In fact, she co-presented at the Oracle Collaborate convention with her presentation being “How to Prevail with Prevailing Wage”. 

Previously, she was Accounting Manager at Southern Rock Restaurants.  A franchise owner of McAlister’s Deli with over 130 locations in the southern US. 

Earlier in her career, she held roles at Nabors Drilling as well as a locally owned Engineering firm, Construction company and Land Surveying company. 

Stacey Moses
Stacey Moses
Manager IT Procurement
CenterPoint Energy

Stacey brings almost 10 years of experience in Procurement for both domestic and international corporations.

At CenterPoint, she serves as Manager, IT Procurement, responsible for overseeing end-to-end strategic, tactical, and transactional category management activities.

Before her successful track record at CenterPoint, she was responsible for Indirect Procurement and Global Travel at McDermott, leading both teams during a historic merger. Stacey also spent nine years at Atwood Oceanics, an offshore drilling contractor, where she served in both Procurement and Internal Audit roles. Her previous experience also includes roles at KPMG and Halliburton.  She holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree is Accountancy from the University of Houston, as well as a CPA license in the State of Texas.

Richard Tsai
Richard Tsai
CIO, HTC
Brian Kelly
Brian Kelly
Head of IT Operations, UTS
Lucas Blanco Bertanholi
Lucas Blanco Bertanholi
Head de TI
Faber-Castell Brasil

For over 20 years Lucas has developed a career in IT, innovation, governance, analysis and development, process and project management, infrastructure, information security, support and telecommunications.

His career has been built in large companies, where he has delivered large and complex Technology and Digital Transformation projects. Through immersion in Silicon Valley, he has incorporated the innovative, productive, collaborative and agile culture of startups, as well as disruptive business and technology initiatives. He also has solid experience in ERP implementation projects.

Helio Matsumoto
Helio Matsumoto
CIO
Grupo Fleury

CIO at Grupo Fleury, with 20 years’ experience leading IT areas, strategy and digital transformations in large companies and industries in South America such as Financial Services, Retail, Startups, Ecommerce, among others. He has led projects involving IT modernization, digital transformation, cloud strategy, advanced analytics, machine learning, digital channels and agile implementation.

Erik Looi
Erik Looi
Chief Information Officer, ACM

Mr. Looi is the Chief Information Officer of the AllianceCorp Manufacturing group of companies headquartered in Penang, Malaysia (ACM). With a career spanning three decades in the industry, Erik has helped ACM grow from a single business entity in Penang to a group with six manufacturing locations across the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America.

As CIO, Erik is responsible for overseeing the IT strategy and policies of ACM. He drives innovation and organizational transformation, while managing the corporate IT division. With extensive experience in both IT and non-IT projects, ranging from system implementations to global expansion, he is focused on enabling efficiency, connectivity, communication, collaboration, and effective enterprise management. He is passionate about new technologies and innovations.

Trisha Kent
Trisha Kent
Principal Director, Vendor Contract & Cost Optimization Research
Info-Tech Research Group

Trisha is focused on negotiation support for IT executives and sourcing/procurement professionals achieving significant hard-dollar savings on enterprise-level IT deals. Areas of expertise include Software, Hardware, and Audits.  

Trisha Kent is a business leader with dynamic experience that includes more than a decade within IT operations as well as a decade as a partner to Fortune 500 clients, respectively. Throughout her career, Mrs. Kent has demonstrated her cross-functional leadership abilities while driving multimillion-dollar revenue growth and savings through strategic planning, complex negotiations, and cost avoidance program creation.  

Global Procurement Director of Business Services, where she played an instrumental role in delivering 160% of a savings target while leading a large cross-functional team with tact and diplomacy to maximize alignment on organizational objectives and long-term goals. 

Mrs. Kent functioned as a Global Director for IT Vendor Management involving adept relationship building and partnership development while leading critical negotiations to achieve financial targets. During this period, she was able to negotiate best in class agreements with major software providers; SAP, Oracle, MSFT, Salesforce and ServiceNow, spearhead the implementation for a center of excellence, and enable operational scaling, License Management and governance structure design. 

Mrs. Kent prides herself on the relationships that she has built with clientele, vendors, and employees at all levels of an organization, and her commitment to people leadership and development has been a hallmark of her professional career.  

Prior to joining the team at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Mrs. Kent oversaw high-level account management at Gartner Inc. where she consistently drove explosive year-over-year revenue generation and market share capture. 

Itai Anghel
Itai Anghel
Correspondent and Documentary Filmmaker

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Itai Anghel was a war correspondent in some of the world’s most war-torn regions. As the only Israeli journalist to cover the Islamic State from within, his work in Afghanistan, Iraq and Rwanda placed him in scenarios that could have cost him his life.

During his career, Anghel covered conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Haiti, Indonesia, Chechnya, Rwanda, Kenya, Congo (DRC), South Africa, Lebanon, Gaza, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq and Syria.

He received a Cutting Edge prize from the International Council for Press and Broadcasting for his analysis and reporting in the Middle East, and in 2017 won the Sokolov Award, the highest award for journalism in Israel.

Anghel works for Israeli TV Channel 2 on the documentary and current affairs program Uvda, which has been awarded the “Best TV Documentary” award five times in the past seven years by the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum.

In addition to journalistic work, Anghel also founded a humanitarian project that set up clinics in rural East Congo, where Israeli gynecologists provide ongoing guidance to local personnel aiding women who have become victims of sexual assault in the civil war. Anghel is a lecturer on world conflicts at Tel Aviv University and has been a guest lecturer at universities all over the world.

In the past year he was a fellow in the University of Michigan at the Knight-Wallace fellowship. He is among 18 journalists awarded this fellowship from all over the world.

Seong Yeon Park
Seong Yeon Park
Director, ERP IT Team
Korean Air
Vijay Dayinde
Vijay Dayinde
CIO, IT Delivery
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
 

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