Microsoft Dynamics AX Speakers

Tim Hourigan Armanino McKenna LLP, Consulting Partner

Tim has over 20 years of business and IT project management and systems integration consulting experience for high-growth companies in the Life Sciences, High-Tech, and Business Services industries. Prior to joining Armanino, Tim was a Consulting Partner at Accenture where he served as both a client partner and the CRM & Billing Capability Industry Domain Lead for North America. His background includes extensive IT strategy, business architecture design and software selection client work. Tim’s ERP consulting expertise spans planning, implementation and business operations across Marketing/ Sales, CRM/ Order-to-Cash Revenue Management, and Finance/ Procurement Management. Tim is also a Microsoft certified implementer of multiple Dynamics modules.

Scott Hamilton Consultant, Author Scott Hamilton consults and teaches globally on SCM and ERP issues. He has consulted with a thousand firms and conducted executive seminars around the world. , He authored the McGraw-Hill textbook about Maximizing Your ERP System as well as seven books about Microsoft Dynamics AX, and has won the prestigious Microsoft MVP award for Dynamics AX. With a doctorate in information systems for manufacturing, Scott has taught SCM/ERP as an MBA professor at leading universities in the US, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Scott was formerly a founder and vice president of Fourth Shift, and helped them achieve 3000 implementations of their ERP software package. He currently works for Columbus, and can be reached at sch@columbusglobal.com.

Scott's seventh AX book has just been published, "Food Products Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX". You can view the book details at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0979255244

Noah C. Moseley MSX Group, Managing Partner and Senior Consultant

Noah Moseley is a founding partner of the MSX Group and specializes in budgeting, financial reporting and analysis software solutions. Noah has an accounting degree from Troy University and years of field experience implementing Microsoft FRx, Microsoft Forecaster and Microsoft Management Reporter for partners and clients as a Microsoft Certified consultant. His years leading consulting implementations have given Noah a broad understanding of budgeting and reporting requirements across a diverse range of industries including advertising, agriculture, aviation, government, legal, manufacturing, medical and non-profits – to list a few.

Noah actively updates users and partners on Forecaster, FRx and Management Reporter online where he manages http://boards.msxgroup.com and also teaches training classes on these same applications both online and in classroom settings. Noah passionately encourages a community-type involvement among partners, clients and application users as a means of broadening each member of the community’s understanding of the products they use in business, how best to implement those products and how to most effectively employ those products in improving their business focus and success.

Christian Tyrrestrup Simonsen Columbus, Director in Charge of ColumbusRetail

A veteran Dynamics AX and NAV implementer, Christian has over 100 implementations under his belt, including his first at the age of 14. As the Director in Charge of ColumbusRetail, Columbus’ Retail practice, Christian works with clients to understand their challenges and goals so that he can provide solutions tailored to meet each client’s unique requirements.

Originally from Denmark, and now based out of Columbus' Costa Mesa office, Christian, has been an avid soccer player and fan for 30 years. He enjoys coaching his son’s team and spending time with his family in his spare time.

Thure Svane-Dupont Columbus, Senior Business Consultant and Functional Solution Architect

Thure Svane-Dupont has extensive experience in project management, general management and ERP (AX) implementations. He started working as Project Administrator for international development projects in 1988. In the 90’s he was Assistant Director in a distribution company in Denmark, and he has worked as ERP manager in a major Danish recycling company. The last 10 years he has worked for Columbus as Senior Business Consultant and Functional Solution Architect.

Tom Totten Columbus, BI Strategist

Tom recently joined Columbus to pioneer the BI Solutions Team. Tom and his team are devoted to helping companies find the right business intelligence solution to help your business whether it is large or small. Tom has been working with Business Intelligence for 5 years and has over 30 Business Intelligence installs.

Derek Krebs MSX Group, Partner and Senior Consultant

Derek has over 20 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and business intelligence software. Prior to becoming a partner and senior consultant with the MSX Group in 2009, Derek spent 11 years consulting at FRx Software and Microsoft where he implemented financial reporting, budgeting, and business intelligence software at over 200 clients world-wide and trained over 5000 end users. In addition, Derek has a MBA education and 6 years of experience as a financial analyst and assistant controller where he gained expertise in financial accounting, GL closes, auditing, budgeting and reporting

Mohamed Aamer

Mohamed is currenly working as Group Senior Business Process Consultant in a holding Cement company, Mohamed has been working since 2004 as a Business Applications Consultant specialized in MS Dynamics AX. His main focus is implementing business applications to fit customer needs. He spends time understanding the customer business cycles, and solves the customer business pains through business process reengineering . Microsoft Dynamics AX professional Mohamed Aamer focuses on Dynamics AX business challenges, solutions, and consulting best practices. When not working on complex business processes, Mohamed plays soccer and attends live Sufi shows.

Robert Boone Sunrise Technologies, Senior Technical Architect

Robert Boone is a Senior Technical Architect with Sunrise Technologies focusing on Dynamics AX. He was responsible for the technical design and implementation in multiple successful large-scale AX ERP projects. He designed and implemented many transactional and analytical systems using core Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. Robert also integrated AX with many other diverse systems as part of overall solutions. He worked with SQL Server since 7.0 delivering relational data warehouses and multi-dimensional cubes.

Henrik Marx Larsen Logica, Solution Architect

Having worked with ERP since 1994, and Dynamics AX specifically since 1998, Henrik has experience from a variety of roles including developer, business consultant and IT manager. He has gained knowledge from a number of industries i.e. manufacturing, wholesales and professional services. Currently Henrik works as the principle Solution Architect at Logica advising enterprise clients on solution architecture and implementation strategy.

Andy Snook Fastpath Solutions, President

Andy Snook is President at Fastpath, Inc., a leader in security, audit and compliance solutions for mid-market companies. Under Andy’s leadership, Fastpath has grown to support more than 500 companies in over 30 different countries and is recognized as an Industry Leader by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Mr. Snook has been designing audit and compliance solutions for over 10 years and has assisted with compliance projects at more than 100 companies. He is a frequent speaker on IT audit best practices, streamlining IT security and overcoming IT compliance challenges.

Andy is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls, Microsoft Dynamics and SAP. Prior to his work at Fastpath, Andy was a financial systems implementation consultant for Microsoft Dynamics and an SAP management consultant at Ernst & Young. Andy graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in Economics and Computer Applications.

Bjorn Kuijt To-Increase

Before joining to-Increase, Bjorn held the position of business consultant in several
domestic and international implementations of Microsoft Dynamics AX. He joined
To-Increase in 2005 with seven years experience in the software industry, including
work for Concorde XAL.

Before his current position, Bjorn led the To-Increase Business Integration and
Discrete Manufacturing development teams for Microsoft Dynamics AX. After
joining To-Increase, one of his first goals was to gain a foothold in the United States.

Today, Bjorn works with a world-wide network of partners to expand and
strengthen the To-Increase portfolio for Microsoft Dynamics AX business solutions.
Bjorn has worked with Microsoft Dynamics AX since 1998. His business interests are
geared toward expanding verticals for Microsoft Dynamics, Business Integration,
Product Lifecycle Management, partnership, and Business Process management.

Pepijn Richter Microsoft, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Dynamics AX

Since 2001 Pepijn has worked with Microsoft Dynamics AX in various roles including training, pre-sales, and product marketing both on a national as well as international level. The last 5 years, he has been responsible for outbound marketing for Microsoft Dynamics AX and based in Redmond, WA. With his background in logistics, Pepijn has had various roles in the automotive industry and higher education prior to joining Microsoft. His international experience includes projects in Germany, France, Netherlands, and US.