What is SSOW San Francisco

Through thought-leading content, big ideas speakers and global community, SSOW has established a reputation as the world's largest and longest running event for Shared Services, Outsourcing, Transformation & GBS professionals!

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2017 Unrivaled Speakers Giving You a 360 View of the West Coast Shared Services Landscape

Sam Barani

Head, Global Outsourced/Shared Services Operations

Rakesh Amerineni

Manager, Finance Business Transformation & Architecture

Ken Goldman

CFO and VP

Graeme Hastings

VP, Enterprise Financial Services
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies

Scott Furlong

Information Services Group (ISG)

Loren Mahon

VP Finance Systems, CEO Office

Bill Jensen

Mr. Simplicity

Christopher Carter (tentative)

Vice President, Finance Shared Services

Chris Piazza

SVP, Enterprise Financial Services
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies

Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols

Head of Global Shared Services
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Arif Kamal

Chief Financial Officer
Thomas Cooper

Lenny Alugas

Senior Vice President
Western Union

Steven Larrabee

President, Global Business Services (GBS), Shared Services, CIO, COO, Business Transformation

Brad DeMent

ScottMadden, Inc.

Delphine Bernard

Global Head of Finance Operations

Lee Heintz

Director, Global Process Development

Allen Sample

Director for Program Support Center
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Jana Vondran

VP SCM Shared Services
Siemens Corporation

Graeme Hastings

Vice President, Enterprise Financial Services
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies

Karen Bryant-Gianiorio

Sr. Director of Shared Services
Bio-Rad Laboratories

Vin Kumar

Chief Operating Officer

Yana Piralkova

Director, Global Business Services
Dell Technologies

Amanda Lockett

Vice President, HR Shared Services & Operations

Maximiliano Just

Director, Global Business Process Leadership GBS HR
The Coca-Cola Company

Marie-Josee Theoret

Vice President, Financial Shared Services Center
Loews Hotels

Viral Chhaya

Director - Global Business Services
General Motors

Steven Jo

Head of Procurement
Silicon Valley Bank

Todd Blevins

Global Shared Services

Bonnie Cowan

Director Finance Operations, Global Process Owner, BPO

Andrea Ballinger, MBA

Associate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Louisiana State University

Melissa Leon

Director, Shared Services, Operations Finance
Four Seasons Hotels

Paul Finke

Director, Payables & Revenue Accounting
Gap Inc.

David Horton

Assoc. VP IT Shared Services
Oklahoma City University

Veronica Sosa

Director of Revenue Management & Order to Cash Transformation

Pavan Pamidimarri

Vice President, Global Business Services
Levi Strauss & Co.

Jerri-Lynn Misiak

Executive Director - HR Shared Services
Alberta Health Services

Loren Mahon

VP Finance Systems, CEO Office

Charliene Raines

Director of Sponsored Programs Administrative Network
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Unparalleled content that will take your organization from A-Z


September 24:
Site Tour Day

Choose from one of our exciting site tours for a hands on learning experience!

Lunch & Learns

September 25:
Workshop Day

Select from a variety of deep-dive workshops on a range of challenges across all maturity levels and functions

Annual Cocktail Reception

September 26:
Main Day 1

Get tactical with our Interactive Discussion Groups (IDGs) and discuss your most pressing challenges with peers in an intimate yet highly interactive setting

Lunch & Learns

September 27:
Main Day 2

Map out your SSO journey by attending our maturity curve tracks and see how you can accelerate up the maturity curve in 0-100

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Experience all that SSOW and Orlando has to offer!


Book Signings

Grab a signed copy of our Keynote’s best seller

Lunch & Learns

Demo Drive and Raffle

Meet with best-in-class service providers and win top-notch prizes

Annual Cocktail Reception

Annual Cocktail Reception

Let your hair down with drinks, tunes and a few surprises…

Lunch & Learns

Experience Sunny San Francisco

From it’s Bay to its great weather, San Francisco in September is the place to be

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