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About R “Ray” Wang

R “Ray” Wang is a highly sought after thought leader and speaker.  His dynamic speaking style brings energy and enthusiasm to a range of topics including how disruptive technologies impact the future of work, next generation customer experience, cross channel commerce, big data and analytics, digital marketing transformation, and technology optimization.  Ray tailors his presentations for intimate audiences from boardrooms to the tens of thousands in live broadcasted keynotes.

As a principal analyst and the CEO of Constellation Research, Wang and his firm research how disruptive technologies such as social business, mobile enterprise, cloud computing, big data and analytics, and unified communications transform business models and strategy in today’s enterprises.  He blogs for Forbes and Harvard Business Review on a regular basis.  You can catch his latest insights at his popular blog “A Software Insider’s Point of View” which reaches a viewership in the 4 to 5 millions of page views a year

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Sample Speaking Engagements

2013

01/14 to 01/17 Oracle Cloud World “The 9C’s of Customer Engagement and Social Business”, Madinat Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE – Keynote

01/24 to 01/24 Spigit Innovation Summit “Fireside Chat: The Future of Work”, St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point, CA – Moderator

01/26 to 01/29 IBM Connections “9 C’s of Customer Engagement”, The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL – Speaker

02/07 to 02/07 Ceridian Field Kickoff Meeting, San Diego, CA  – Keynote

03/03 to 03/03 IBM Pulse – Keynote

03/05 to 03/06 Newsgator Collective, Denver, CO – Keynote

04/14 to 04/15 Pervasive Integration World, AT&T Conference Center, Austin, TX – Keynote

04/16 to 04/17  Future of the Next Gen IT Services, EMEA- Keynote

04/28 to 04/29 IBM Impact – The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV – Keynote

05/15 to 05/15 ITR Forum, Tokyo, Japan – Keynote

06/10 to 06/11 Future of the Next Gen IT Services, EMEA- Keynote

06/12 to 06/13 Social Business Forum, Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy – (tentative)

08/18 to 08/21 CRM Evolution 2013, Marriott Marquis, NYC, NY – Keynote

10/29 to 10/31 Constellation’s Connected Enterprise 2013, San Francisco Bay Area – Hosting

11/19 to 11/20 Future of the Next Gen IT Services, EMEA- Keynote

11/24 to 11/26 SAP UKISUG Birmingham Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK – Keynote

 

Previous Speaking Engagements

2012

01/11 to 01/13  Constellation Research Winter Wonderland, Stanford Faculty Club, Palo Alto, CA – Keynote

01/17 to 01/18 “Demystifying Enterprise Gamification” IBM Lotusphere 12, Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, Florida – Keynote

01/18 to 01/18 “How CIO’s are Cutting Oracle and SAP Maintenance Costs by 50% with Third-Party Support” InformationWeek Webcast – Speaking

02/15 to 02/15  Social Media Week San Francisco Panel – Panelist

02/22 to 02/22 Social for Marketing & AR Done Right, Taj Vivanta, Bangalore, India – Keynote

02/23 to 02/25 C Change – India’s Top CIO Forum, Raviz Resort in Kollam, Kerala – Keynote

02/29 to 02/29 Design Thinking and Innovation Summit – Cinnamon Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka – Keynote

03/01 to 03/02 “Battle of the Tech Titans” Samsung TMT Investor Conference, Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong – Keynote

03/08 to 03/08 Dell Unconference on Social Media and Technology Trends in Small Business” – Moderator

03/13 to 03/14  “The Future of Digital Solutions, Content and Services” Digital London, Excel London, London, United Kingdom – Moderator

03/18 to 03/18 Microsoft Dynamics Convergence, George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas – Speaking

03/19 to 03/21 “Future of Work: Executive Forum “People 2012 – Saba Global Summit, Loews Hotel, Miami, Florida – Keynote

03/19 to 03/19 “Enterprise Gamification For Learning and Talent” – Saba Global Summit, Loews Hotel, Miami, Florida – Speaking

03/21 to 03/22 “How Mobile and Location Convergence Will Drive Context in the Future of Apps” AIIM Managing Information In the Social, Mobile, Location Area, Grand Hyatt, San Francisco, CA – Keynote

03/28 to 03/28  Ultimate Software Connections, The Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada – Speaking

04/17 to 04/19  “Social Business, Social CRM, and Gamification”, Rotman Social CRM Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada – Keynote

04/22 to 04/24 Inforum 2012, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO – Keynote

04/23 to 04/24 QUEST Leadership Forum, Collaborate, Mandalay Bay Casino and Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada – Keynote

04/29 to 04/30 Pervasive Integration World 2012, AT&T Center, Austin, Texas – Keynote

05/14 to 05/15  “The Future of CRM: How Consumerization of IT, Social Media, CoIT, & the New Role of the CIO are Impacting Business” – CDC Galaxy CRM User Conference 2012, The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada – Keynote

05/15 to 05/15  Informatica World, Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada – Moderator

05/16 to 05/17  NetSuite Suite World, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

05/21 to 05/21  The Future of Government 2.0 and Federal Government Innovation, Tremont Plaza Hotel, Baltimore, MD – Keynote

05/22 to 05/22  SAP’s Round Prouder Awards -  London, UK – Keynote

05/23 to 05/23  CPG Event – Next Gen Customer Experiences – London, UK – Keynote

06/04 to 06/08 Social Business Forum “Enterprise Gamification to Drive Engagement”, Italy – Keynote

06/06 to 06/06 Fireside Chat On The Four Personas of the Next Generation CIO, Cavallo Point Lodge, San Francisco, CA – Keynote

06/13 to 06/13  Future of the Next Gen IT Services Firm, Paris, France – Keynote

06/19 to 06/21  “Demystifying Enterprise Gamification” Gamification Summit – San Francisco, CA -Keynote

06/26 to 06/26  Future of Commerce and Innovative Business Models for Wholesale Distributors, Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia, PA – Keynote

07/18 to 07/20  Constellation’s Summer Solstice, Stanford Faculty Club, Palo Alto, CA – Keynote

08/08 to 08/08 Badgeville Summit 2012 “The Importance of Enterprise Gamification”, The W Hotel, San Francisco, CA – Keynote

08/13 to 08/15 CRM Evolution 2012 “Enterprise Gamification”,  Marriot Marquis, New York – Speaking

08/20 to 08/20 The Future of Social Business, Marriott Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia – Keynote

08/21 to 08/24 SAUG Summit “Moving From Transactions to Engagement”, Melbourne Convention Center, Melbourne, Australia – Keynote

09/06 to 09/06 Informatica “Technology Certification Programs Deliver a Win-Win for Partners and Customers”, Webinar

09/11 to 09/11  ACL Sales Kick Off ” Build a Disruptive Business”, Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, Canada – Keynote

09/24 to 09/25 Kana Connect 2012  “Why Context Matters – The link between Customer Engagement and Customer Experience”, Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino – Keynote

09/26 to 09/26 Bunchball Webinar “The Gamification of Customer Engagement”, Webinar – Speaking

09/26 to 09/26 Rimini Street Webinar “Innovation and Third Party Maintenance”, Webinar – Speaking

09/26 to 09/26 Tibco Tucon 2012 “Social Business Panel” – Moderator

10/09  to 10/09 DLA Piper Tech Leader Summit “Gamificaton: What Is It? How Do You Monetize It? Is It Here to Stay?”, Rosewood Sandhill Hotel, Menlo Park, CA – Moderator

10/11 to 10/11  “Social Business, Social CRM, and Gamification”, Rotman Social CRM Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada – Keynote

10/12 to 10/12  HR Systems Vendor Selection and Contract Negotiation Best Practices, Green Bay, WI – Keynote

10/21 to 10/21  IBM INformation on Demand “Stack the Cards in Your Favor with Big Data and Smarter Analytics”, The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, CA – Keynote

10/29 to 10/29 Yam Jam “Where Enterprise Meets Social”, Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

11/05 to 11/05  Future of the Next Gen IT Services Firm, Kerala, India – Keynote

11/07 to 11/07  Future of the Next Gen IT Services Firm, Paris, France – Keynote

11/09 to 11/11   Constellation’s Connected Enterprise 2012, St. Regis, Monarch Beach, CA – Hosting

11/13 to 11/13  Future of Commerce with Avangate, Zibibbo, Palo Alto, CA – Keynote

11/14 to 11/15  Defrag 2012, “Moving From Transaction To Engagement The New World of P2p” Omni Interlochen Resort, Broomfield, CO – Keynote

11/18 to 11/18  UK SAP User’s Group “SAP Contract Negotiations Workshop”, Manchester Convention Centre, Manchester, UK – Keynote

11/18 to 11/20  UKI SAP User’s Group “The Future of Software and SAP”, Manchester Convention Centre, Manchester, UK – Keynote

11/29 to 11/29  Sift Media Business Cloud Summit “Keynote!”, Hilton Metropole London, London, UK – Keynote

12/12 to 12/12 Workday “Predict and Prepare 2012″, Webinar – Speaking

2011

01/11 to 01/13  Constellation Research Winter Wonderland, Stanford Faculty Club, Palo Alto, CA – Speaking

02/01 to 02/01  Tibco Tibbr Launch, Delfina Gallery, London, England, UK – Speaking

02/03 to 02/03 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Launch, The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA -Speaking

02/11 to 02/13   Gov2.0 LA 2011, Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA - Speaking

03/10 to 03/10  Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Launch, New York, NY – Speaking

03/11 to 03/11  Ultimate Connections, The Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, CA – Speaking

04/05 to 04/05  Lawson CUE 2011, Executive Forum, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA – Speaking

04/11 to 04/11  IFS Customer Summit 2011, Westin Northwest Chicago, Itasca, IL – Speaking

04/12 to 04/12  IBM Impact 2011, The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV - Speaking

04/13 to 04/13  Microsoft Convergence 2011, Georgia World Congress, Atlanta, GA – Speaking

04/14 to 04/14  Informatica Customer Data Forum, Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. – Speaking

04/19 to 04/19  Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Launch, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC – Speaking

04/26 to 04/26 Nearshore Nexus Conference, Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, NJ – Speaking

04/26 to 04/26 University of Toronto, Rotman School of Business, Toronto, Ontario - Speaking

04/27 to 04/27 Pervasive Metamophosis, Sofitel Hotel, Redwood Shores, CA – Speaking

05/08 to 05/10 Informatica Customer Data Forum, Toronto, Ontario – Speaking

05/10 to 05/11 Informatica Customer Data Forum, Dallas, TX – Speaking

05/11 to 05/12 Informatica Customer Data Forum, Chicago, IL – Speaking

05/16 to 05/17 Informatica Customer Data Forum, Minneapolis, MN – Speaking

05/17 to 05/18 Informatica Customer Data Forum, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

05/19 to 05/20 Informatica Customer Data Forum, Carlsbad, CA – Speaking

05/27 to 05/27 D&B 360, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

06/06 to 06/12 Amplify11, AMP Headquarters, Sydney, NSW, Australia – Speaking

06/14 to 06/14 D&B 360, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

06/16 to 06/16 Information Week/ Workday Cloud Webinar – Stanford Video Studios, Palo Alto, CA – Speaking

06/30 to 06/30 Managing the Application Life Cycle: How Organizations Optimize Their SAP Applications – IBM – Webinar – Speaking

07/19 to 07/19  The Four Strategic Paths All SAP Customers Must Choose Between – Rimini Street – Webinar – Speaking

08/01 to 08/04  SAP Australian User’s Group -  Sydney Convention Center, Sydney, NSW, Australia – Speaking

08/08 to 08/10  CRM Evolution – Sheraton NY Hotel and Towers, New York City, NY – Speaking

08/30 to 08/30 Dell’s Cloud busines Applications Breakfast and Media Roundtable, The W Hotel, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

09/11 to 09/13  Information Week 500, St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Monarch Beach, CA – Attending

09/12 to 09/14 MidSize Enterprise West – Huntington Beach, CA – Speaking

09/19 to 09/21  IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit, The San Diego Marriott Marquis,  San Diego, CA – Speaking

09/21 to 09/22  Cognizant CRM Executive Summit, The Greenbriar, Sulphur Springs, West Virginia – Speaking

09/22 to 0922  Optimize your SAP Environment while Reducing Costs – America’s SAP User Group, Webinar- Speaking

09/23 to 09/23  American Payroll Association – New York Chapter, New York, NY – Speaking

09/27 to 09/28  Tibco Tucon, The Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV – Speaking

10/06 to 10/06 Trends, Opportunities, and Risks In Enterprise Mobility – Webinar – Speaking

10/15 to 10/18  Pivot Con, NYC, NY – Speaking

10/20 to 10/21  Neolane Evolution 2011 – Intercontinental Paris Le Grand Hotel, Paris, France – Speaking

10/23 to 10/27  IBM Information On Demand 2011, The Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV -Speaking

10/24 to 10/27  Workday Rising 2011, Aria Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV – Speaking

10/28 to 10/30 Constellation’s Connected Enterprise 2011 – Scottsdale, AZ – Speaking

11/06 to 11/08 Pervasive’s IntegratioNext, AT&T Conference Center, Austin, TX – Speaking

11/09 to 11/11  University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, SCRM Executive Program, Toronto, Canada – Speaking

11/20 to 11/22  SAP UKI User Group Conference, International Conference Center, Birmingham West Midlands, United Kingdom – Speaking

12/04 to 12/05 UK and Ireland Oracle User Group, International Conference Center, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom – Speaking

12/07 to 12/07 Workday Predict and Prepare 2012 Webinar - Speaking

12/08 to 12/08 Agile eCommerce Solutions – Sky Commerce Launch, Avangate, The Hospital Club, London, United Kingdom – Speaking

12/14 to 12/14  Evolution vs Revolution – Strategies to Build Stronger Collaborative/Social Organizations – Harmon.ie Webinar – Speaking

12/21 to 12/21 Future of CRM – Coffee Break with Game Changers – Voice America – Radio Broadcast – Speaking

12/28 to 12/28 2012 Game Changer Predictions – Coffee Break With Game Changers – Voice America – Radio Broadcast - Speaking

 

2010

02/23 to 02/23  Americas’ SAP Users’ Group, Webinar – Speaking

03/04 to 03/04  Right Now Cloud Services Agreement Keynote Panel, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA- Speaking

03/24 to 03/24  Epicor, Webinar On Two Tier ERP – Speaking

04/24 to 04/24  Microsoft Convergence 2010 Partner Reception, Coca Cola Museum, Atlanta, GA- Speaking

04/25 to 04/25  Microsoft Convergence 2010 Customer Reception, Omni Hotel, Atlanta, GA- Speaking

05/18 to 05/28  American Payroll Association Annual Conference, Gaylord National Harbor, Washington, D.C.- Speaking

06/14 to 06/16  Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Boston, MA – Speaking

08/02 to 08/03  CRM Evolutions, Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY – Speaking

08/04 to 08/05  SAP Australian User Group Keynote And Panel, Sydney, Australia – Speaking

08/19 to 08/21  Stone Branch Innovation Europe 2010 Keynotes, Amsterdam, Netherlands – Speaking

08/24 to 08/24  Bay Area Business Executives Meetup Panel On Influence, Mountain View, CA – Speaking

09/12 to 09/13  Information Week 500, St. Regis, Monarch Beach, CA – Speaking

09/14 to 09/14  WITI Women and Technology Summit Cloud Panels, San Jose Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, CA – Speaking

09/19 to 09/19  Oracle Open World Preview, Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

10/10 to 10/11  Epicor Perspectives 2010, Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center, Orlando, FL – Speaking

10/12 to 10/12 DLA Piper Global Technology Leaders Summit, Rosewood Sand Hill, Menlo Park, CA - Speaking

10/12 to 10/12 Workday Rising 2010 User Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA – Speaking

10/26 to 10/27 Kinaxis Kinexions 10, Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, AZ – Speaking

11/08 to 11/11  Enterprise 2.0 Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA – Speaking

11/09 to 11/10  Attensity Engage User Conference, Computer Science History Museum, Mountain View, CA – Speaking

11/29 to 12/01  Rotman SCRM Executive Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Speaking

2009

05/10 to 05/11  Winshuttle User Group, International Plaza Resort, Orlando, FL – Speaking

05/19 to 05/19  Interop 2009 SaaS Track, The Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV – Speaking

05/19 to 05/21  Forrester IT Forum, The Palazzo, Las Vegas, NV – Speaking

06/03 to 06/06  Forrester IT Forum EMEA, The Martin Hotel, Berlin, Germany – Speaking

06/11 to 06/11  ZD Net Japan, Business Application Forum, Tokyo, Japan – Speaking

08/21 to 08/25  CRM Evolutions 2009 “The Secret to Continuous Customer Management), Marriott Marquis, New York, NY – Speaking

09/14 to 09/15  Information Week 500 “Navigating the Boardroom”, St. Regis – Monarch Beach, Dana Point, CA – Speaking

10/13 to 10/15  USF (French Speaking SAP User Groups), CNIT – Paris La Défense, France – Speaking

10/14 to 10/14  AX Decisions 2009 Conference – Virtual Event – Speaking

10/18 to 10/20  Workday Rising, The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA  -  Speaking

11/03 to 11/04  Enterprise 2.0 Event, Moscone North, San Francisco, CA  – Speaking

11/21 to 11/25  SAP UK and Ireland User’s Group, Manchester, England, UK   -  Speaking (Video Links)

12/02 to 12/02 Information Week, “Future of Software” – Virtual Event – Speaking (Video Link)

12/08 to 12/08 Workday, “Predict and Prepare” – Virtual Event – Speaking

12/08 to 12/09  SAPience 09, Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA  -  Speaking

2008

09/23 to 09/24 Forrester’s Business Technology Leadership Forum, JW Marriott, Orlando, FL- Speaking

10/19 to 10/21 Sterling Commerce German Launch, Frankfurt, Germany – Speaking

10/21 to 10/22 Siperian Masters ’08, Bridgewater Marriott, Bridgewater, NJ – Speaking

11/10 to 11/11 UK and Ireland SAP User Group, London West Novotel, United Kingdom, – Speaking

11/13 to 11/13 Oracle Partner Network Days, London Heathrow Sofitel, United Kingdom, – Speaking

11/30 to 12/02 Client Visits in Bombay, India- Speaking

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