Our Guests

We’ve been very fortunate to have had a great guest list so far, and it keeps growing.  We’ll add more information and more guests as we grow.

George Mathew is the GVP & GM, Business Intelligence & In-memory Analytics, and leads Large Enterprise BI Solution Management at SAP BusinessObjects.

Timo Elliott is a 20-year veteran of SAP BusinessObjects, and has spent the last quarter-century working with customers around the world on information strategy. He works closely with SAP research and innovation centers around the world to evangelize new technology prototypes. (from timoelliot.com)

Jim Brogden is a Senior Consultant for Daugherty Business Solutions in Atlanta, Ga. where he specializes in delivering impactful business intelligence reporting and dashboard solutions. He’s the lead author of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, co-author of MyXcelsius.com, and active contributor at BusinessObjectsExpert.wispubs.com and SearchSAP.com.

Scott Leaver has spent nearly 15 years in Business Intelligence and worked with some of SAP’s largest and most strategic customers. Currently he is the Sr. Solution Manager and overall portfolio manager for SAP’s Dashboard solutions. He resides in Cambridge, MA.

Ryan Goodman is the Centigon Solutions CEO, author, and renown SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards expert. With hundreds of successful dashboard projects under his belt, Ryan currently leads a team of specialized experts in the area of geographic visualization for business intelligence.

Karin Tillotson

Coy Yonce

Michael Welter joined Claraview, a division of Teradata, in 2011. Prior to that, Michael spent 8.5 years at Idhasoft, formerly Westbay Solutions Group, joining the company in 2002 following 10+ years at Verizon Wireless where he championed and implemented a new Business Objects environment. He has direct and extensive experience with all facets of the BusinessObjects platform and associated toolsets in all versions from 5.x through the current standard BO 4.x. Michael currently holds multiple BusinessObjects Professional certifications (BOCP). He is also a Certified Instructor and regularly teaches classes in BusinessObjects Administration, Web Intelligence, and other tools. Going further, Michael is a recognized guru in the BusinessObjects space and regularly presents at all major BO-related conferences and forums. Finally, Michael is a charter member and active moderator for the Business Objects Bulletin Board (“BOB”) forum – a global user community that allows users to exchange ideas and questions online.

Steve Lucas

Chip Rodgers

Josh Fletcher is a regular now.  Check him out over on the contributor’s page.

Jay Riddle

Brian Durning

Jeff Duly

Tammy Powlas has been an ASUG Volunteer since 2007 and an SAP Mentor since 2010. Tammy has spoken at the SAP TechEd, SAP Inside Track events, ASUG Webcasts, ASUG Annual Conference and at other ASUG events. . She is a Certified Public Accountant, Project Management Professional, and SAP-certified in 7.0 SAP NetWeaver BI, SEM, FI, CO, and ASAP. She has over 14 years of SAP experience. She is a Sr. Business Analyst at Fairfax Water. She was featured in the book “Five Steps to a Successful SAP Career”.  Tammy was a 2011 Top Contributor to the SAP Community Network.  The SAP Mentor Initiative is a highly selective program which recognizes those individuals who are making an outstanding contribution to the SAP community.

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