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HERUG 2021

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Steven T. Hunt

Chief Expert, Technology & Work - SAP

Malcolm Woodfield

Industry Head, Higher Education and Research - SAP

Ron Yanosky

Research Director, Education Advisory Board (EAB)

José Guadalupe Escamilla De los Santos

Educational Innovation Director, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Laura Gogia

Leveraging creativity, design thinking and learning technologies to optimize student success.

Colin Blair

Lead Architect & Project board Enterprise Innovation

Peter Busser

Electronic check(mark)

Cathy Eberts

Director - Enterprise Applications and Deputy CIO, University of Toronto

Sara Taeymans

Sara has led the automation project, called Foc³us, since the day she started at Ghent University in March 2016.

Rob Jonkers

Calibri 11 D18 Penn State University’s New Budget Era with SAP Budget and Planning

Murtaza Lokhandwala

MSU Ventures into using new Fiori UI in place of FPM for HCM P&F

Juergen Zeifang

Application, approval and monitoring of the funding process with top xRM

Jonathan Lees

Deputy Director of Student & Academic Services

charles collins

Penn State University’s New Budget Era with SAP Budget and Planning

Praveen Manuka


Farah Gonzalez

Farah works for SAP Product Development and has been working with HER for over 20 years.

Ans Berghmans

Agile approach to implement a state of the art online registration and processing tool

Tim Joel

ERP Manager, Finance & Sponsored Projects

Jody Heckman

Functional Budget Lead for SAP Funds Management and SAP Budget and Planning

Marie Christine ROYEN

SAP Competence Center Team Leader

Claudine SASSARO

Her area of expertise includes Purchasing and Project System. Coordinator: development efforts.


Project Manager. One of the main resource to collect and centralize the creation of budget envelopes.

Chris Dimitriadis

Chris Dimitriadis was part of UofT’s 1995 SAP roll out & with Financial Services for the S4 Hana Migration.

Craig Darlison


Sheila Brown

Sheila has been a member of the HERUG community since 1999.

Iver van de Zand

Iver is passionate for analytics and interactive analyses, striving to get customers the best performance insights.

Manjunath Matada


Mariela Pellegrini


Mark Arts

Mark has been working as an academic, project manager and solution architect for over 20 years.

Praveen Narayanaswamy

Praveen Narayanaswamy was a UofT SAP Solution Architect for the S4HANA migration.

Christopher Haskett

Chris Haskett was a EPI-USE Project Manager for the S4HANA migration.

Raechelle Clemmons

Rae is a higher ed analyst and recovering CIO who is passionate about DE&I. #DiversityMatters

Mirjam Seijkens


Zjef Mallaerts

Zjef is the dedicated, enthusiastic and result-oriented SAP HER competence lead at Flexso.

Philip Millenaar

Philip was the Program Manager for U of T's SAP Modernization Program

Kari Lessing

Kari is a future of work evangelist and a lifelong geek with a passion for HR.

Navin P R


Sudarshan Paliwal


Pooja Luthra


Preeti Khurana


Harish Kurup

Senior Software Engineer

Dow Weeks


Mary Cohen

Senior ERP Analyst, Finance & Sponsored Projects

Tim McCready

Tim will be interviewing Dr. R. Joel Farrell of AU (SIS Selection & Implementation Strategy)

R. Joel Farrell

Dr. Joel Farrell of Air University talks about their (SIS Selection & Implementation Strategy)

John Santerre

Artificial Intelligence Ph.D. with a decade of building cross industry Proof of Concepts

Sam Livingston

UX Architect

Keith Harmon

Keith Harmon was the EPI-USE Account Executive for the S4HANA migration.

Adrian Kostrz


Pim Lucas Braun


Matthew Lee

Matt helped implement Onboarding Automation at WCM to improve efficiency in hiring process.

Jodi Baker Calamai

Jodi has spent her entire career partnering with HR & business leaders to reimagine people strategies.

Laura Gogia

Laura is a higher ed analyst, digital learning designer, and advocate for student success.

Kaushal Kurasa

A SBP Technical Architect supporting public sector organizations

Matt Tripp

supports higher education institutions as they navigate budget processes to SAP

Alana Loht

Functional Budget Specialist for SAP Funds Management & SAP Budget and Planning

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Recorded Presentations

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Vistor Centre - University of Toronto

One of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America.

Visitor Centre - Food & Drink

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Discover the compelling places Canada has to offer.

Visitor Centre - Arts & Culture

A unique creative spirit thrives in cosmopolitan Toronto.