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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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