Can you drive profitability, growth, and innovation—right now? Yes!
Investors and boards are demanding that you both increase profits AND growth. In the face of headwinds such as inflation, increasing costs of goods and transportation, supply chain issues, difficulties in obtaining capital, geopolitical conflicts, cybersecurity threats, and talent shortages, how can you deliver? By finding the best allocation of limited resources—strategically, financially, operationally—you can turn these challenges into opportunities to fuel innovation and outpace your competitors.
And we’ll show you how! Join us for an intimate gathering of IT and business leaders with dinner and cocktails. Network and engage with fellow IT and business leaders to share critical strategies and insights such as:
- How viewing mission-critical, transaction systems like ERP as a utility can help you reduce total operating costs, re-allocate resources to growth, and fund innovation
- Preventing vendor-dictated cloud models from wasting organization resources and interfering with an optimized IT portfolio resource allocation strategy
- Why you need a more strategic and forward-thinking approach to IT investment focused on ROI instead of cost alone
- Techniques successful organizations are using to retain leverage and agility with large software vendors
- Ways to transform IT from a cost center into a profit center that supports increased profitability, accelerated growth, and competitive differentiation
- Date: Wednesday November 1st, 2023
- Time: 6:00 p.m. MDT
- Venue: Ambli at Belleview Station
- Address: 6799 E Belleview Ave, Denver, CO 80237
Who Should Attend
- IT Executives and CXOs in the Rimini Street client community
- CIOs/CFOs want to move IT to ROI-based decisions
- IT leaders who need expert, unified support services
Eric Helmer serves as SVP & Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he is responsible for advising clients on strategic innovation initiatives that align with financial, technical, and functional long-term corporate goals across applications that include Oracle, SAP, IBM, and Microsoft. These initiatives are designed to maximize the effectiveness of mission-critical enterprise software systems.
Mr. Helmer is skilled executive leader with 25 years of IT experience and proven leadership delivering strategic corporate IT transformational projects. He has a strong track record in designing and implementing technical, complex enterprise technology initiatives that provide real return on investment, competitive advantage, and growth for companies.
Prior to joining Rimini Street, Mr. Helmer was a vice president at Velocity Technology Solutions, where he led the application services team in delivering transformational cloud and IT solutions for Oracle enterprises.
Mr. Helmer has a broad consulting background with firms such as Linium, ADI Strategies, and The Hackett Group, where he delivered successful IT projects throughout the U.S., the U.K., India, the UAE, Singapore, and Thailand.
Mr. Helmer holds a Master’s degree in business administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. He is a published author; Oracle ACE alumni; and a sought-after, award-winning industry speaker in Oracle conferences. He also has served on many boards of directors, including the Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG).
Mr. Guiffre serves as VP, Sales, Americas – West. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring customer success and leading a high-performance team of inside and outside sales representatives.
Mr. Guiffre is a skilled executive leader with 35 years of experience in the high-tech industry and expertise in working with Fortune 500 companies in most major industries.
Prior to joining Rimini Street, Mr. Guiffre was a regional vice president at Oracle, where his team covered major accounts in the western United States. He led his team to 300% year-over-year growth by focusing on delivering customer value.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Guiffre taught a course in nuclear power for the U.S. Navy at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Saratoga County, New York.
Mr. Guiffre graduated at the top of his class from the Nuclear Power School operated by the U.S. Navy.