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The health and safety of our customers, employees, and partners are our highest priority. After monitoring the developments surrounding novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the recent update from the World Health Organization announcing this as a global pandemic, we have decided to make a change and host Leap 2020 as a virtual conference. We will miss being with our customers in Orlando and London, but we are excited for the opportunities that surround the Workfront Leap 2020 Virtual Conference. For FAQs and more details as they become available, please visit workfront.com/leap/faq

2020 Speakers

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Inspiring Speakers

Meet our lineup of keynote speakers and expert speakers in enterprise work management.

Featured speakers

Alex Shootman

President & CEO
Workfront

Alex Shootman

President & CEO
Workfront

As president and CEO of Workfront, Alex Shootman drives the overall strategy, vision, and execution of the company, ensuring that Workfront is a dedicated partner in helping its customers transform the work experience. Alex brings more than 25 years of experience in all areas of revenue and profit generation for technology organizations, with significant experience leading SaaS-based companies.

Prior to joining Workfront, Alex was president of Apptio, where he was responsible for the company’s integrated sales and services functions globally. Prior to Apptio, Alex was the president of Eloqua, where he was responsible for leading the organization’s global sales, customer success, and field operations teams. Alex was integral in leading Eloqua’s category creation as an enterprise SaaS company, and in 2012 was a member of the team that helped bring Eloqua to a successful public offering, subsequently being acquired by Oracle. Alex has also held executive-level positions with Vignette, TeleTech, BMC Software, and IBM.

In his free time, Alex can usually be found trying to convince his legs that they really don’t hurt on a road bike or running trail, admiring the view from a 14er in Colorado, or down on a reef in his home state of Hawaii. That is if his four kids leave him any free time.

 

Sue Fellows

CCO
Workfront

Sue Fellows

CCO
Workfront

As Workfront’s chief customer officer, Sue Fellows is responsible for managing the Workfront customer organization, including Customer Experience, Education & Training, Customer Experience Operations, Strategic Services, and Technical Support.

Sue brings nearly two decades of experience working with customers to drive value and customer satisfaction. Prior to Workfront, Sue was the vice president of Global Customer Excellence at Apttus. During her tenure at Apttus, Fellows’ contributions in building the customer success and support functions resulted in increased customer satisfaction scores, as well as higher renewal rates for the organization. Sue has worked for both start-up and enterprise technology companies, including RightNow Technologies and Oracle, and has held leadership roles in professional services, operations, and customer experience management.

In Sue’s free time, she enjoys being outdoors with her family.

 

Heidi Melin

CMO
Workfront

Heidi Melin

CMO
Workfront

As Workfront’s CMO, Heidi Melin is responsible for telling the Workfront story, creating and executing an integrated marketing strategy, driving increased awareness, and building a customer marketing function to deepen Workfront’s customer relationships.

Heidi brings to Workfront over two decades of senior marketing leadership and a reputation for building award-winning marketing teams in the technology industry. She has a proven track record of driving measurable growth for some of the most respected enterprise SaaS technology brands and has been recognized for her industry expertise. Her knowledge in B2B marketing has enabled her to become a thought leader and a sought-out speaker at many industry events throughout the country.

Prior to Workfront, Heidi was the CMO of Plex Systems, Inc., where she was responsible for strategy and execution of all marketing efforts. She also previously served as CMO at Eloqua, Polycom, Taleo, and Hyperion and was the group vice president of marketing at PeopleSoft. In addition, Heidi served as a public company board director for Accelrys.

In Heidi’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, traveling—especially to Lake Tahoe—and is an avid reader.

 

Scott Lee

VP, Product Management
Workfront

Scott Lee

VP, Product Management
Workfront

Scott Lee is the vice president of Product Management at Workfront, where his team leads the go-to-market strategy, product positioning, messaging, merchandising, pricing, market and competitive intelligence for Workfront. He has 20 years of experience in product management, product marketing, and business operations.

Prior to Workfront, Scott helped EMC double its cloud data protection business by establishing the go-to-market for commercial segments. Before that, at Microsoft he helped build the Xbox, Office, and Windows businesses globally. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University, with a BA in international relations and holds an MBA from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.

Scott is a married father of five who enjoys road trips, college sports, cycling, and golf.

 

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Session speakers

Jackie Schaffer

Vice President
Cella

Jackie Schaffer

Vice President
Cella
Simon Adler

Simon Adler

Director Solutions Engineering
Workfront
Simon Adler

Simon Adler

Director Solutions Engineering
Workfront

An IT veteran of 20 years, Simon Adler delivers digital change into organisations by architecting compelling solutions for complex challenges for organisational productivity growth and scale.

Brent Bird

Director, Integrated Programs
Workfront

Brent Bird

Director, Integrated Programs
Workfront

Brent Bird leads content marketing strategy and execution for Workfront marketing campaigns. He has worked with hundreds of global marketing teams and agencies to help them effectively manage their workload and control chaos. Brent has spent the majority of his career marketing enterprise software solutions, but he has also spent time in advertising, broadcasting, and copywriting. He is working to attend a game in every Major League baseball park to determine which city has the best hot dog.

Eric Lopez

Director of Pre-Sales Solution Advisors
Workfront

Eric Lopez

Director of Pre-Sales Solution Advisors
Workfront

Eric Lopez leads Workfront's Pre-Sales Solution Advisor team, a team responsible for building out proof-of-concept solutions for Workfront's customers and prospects in a pre-sales setting. Eric has been with Workfront for over a dozen years and has enjoyed having a front-row seat to see work management evolve.

Brandon jensen

Brandon Jensen

Director, Marketing Ops
Workfront
Brandon jensen

Brandon Jensen

Director, Marketing Ops
Workfront

Chris O'Neal

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Workfront

Chris O'Neal

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Workfront

Chris O'Neal is on the product marketing team, developing thought leadership and market positioning and promoting modern work management and customer happiness. Before Workfront, Chris cofounded an enterprise SaaS startup focused on customer engagement, did consulting in healthcare technology, and mowed his neighbors' lawns for very modest wages. In his spare time, Chris thinks about how cool he would have been had his parents given him that pet tiger he always wanted.

J. Alan Goddard

Director, Operations Transformation Services
JumpSeat

J. Alan Goddard

Director, Operations Transformation Services
JumpSeat

Kathy Haven

VP, Director, Business Technologies - PMO
FCB

Kathy Haven

VP, Director, Business Technologies - PMO
FCB
Eric Rotkow

Eric Rotkow

Managing Director & Co-founder
Zee Jay Digital
Eric Rotkow

Eric Rotkow

Managing Director & Co-founder
Zee Jay Digital

Eric Rotkow is managing director at Zee Jay Digital, a boutique consulting firm focused on transforming marketing organizations and technology. He leads the research, design, strategy, and implementation of enterprise-wide marketing initiatives for his clients, which include Nike, Walmart, Target, Microsoft, T Rowe Price, American Express, and many others. Prior to ZJD, Eric led marketing operations practices at prominent global consulting and software development firms. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is an active member of the greater Boston business community.

http://www.zeejaydigital.com/
Cameron Masters

Cameron Masters

Marketing Program Manager
Cameron Masters

Cameron Masters

Marketing Program Manager

Cameron Masters is a Workfront program manager and system administrator for the Workfront marketing team. He leads the Marketing Work Management team, which serves to create and support processes for work and planning and to provide project management support for the teams and activities within marketing at Workfront.

Michael Swan

Director of Product Management
Workfront

Michael Swan

Director of Product Management
Workfront

Michael Swan is an interpersonal person who loves to build up and to be built up by those around him. His mixed background of business management, finance, and B2B and B2C product management offers him a great foundation for studying the art of modern work management. He is motivated by progress and the joy of seeing the finished product. In summary, he is a passionate, enthusiastic person who loves to dig into new challenges and create innovative solutions.

Monique Evans

Workfront System Analyst
Stanley Black & Decker

Monique Evans

Workfront System Analyst
Stanley Black & Decker

Jason Webre

Consultant
Workfront

Jason Webre

Consultant
Workfront

Jason Webre is an implementation consultant who has been helping customers optimize Workfront for over seven years. He is known for thinking outside of the box and frequently finds creative solutions to complex problems. He has a bachelor's degree in information systems and loves being able to put his degree to good use at Workfront. In his spare time, Jason enjoys being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with his wife and four kids.

Amy Westlake

Director, Global Practice
Apptio, Inc.

Amy Westlake

Director, Global Practice
Apptio, Inc.

Amy Westlake has been with Apptio, Inc. for eight years and using Workfront for three-plus years. Her team at Apptio is responsible for providing the best practices, methodologies, tools, and assets needed by the entire Post Sales team so they can deliver consistent and efficient projects to our customers and drive customers through adoption and renewal.

Melissa Talcott

Studio Manager
Workfront

Melissa Talcott

Studio Manager
Workfront

As studio manager at Workfront, Melissa Talcott is responsible for managing the processes and prioritization of all projects with the Workfront in-house creative agency. She holds a master’s degree in project management from Boston University and is an Advanced Certified Scrum Master with over a decade of experience in agencies managing people, projects, and portfolios. From large, complex development projects to print ads, her passion is working with teams to find the right balance of process, happiness, and client satisfaction.

Mike Kilbane

Sr. Director, Modern Work Management
Workfront

Mike Kilbane

Sr. Director, Modern Work Management
Workfront

Mike Kilbane is the senior director of modern work management at Workfront. His professional career has spanned a variety of senior leadership roles in the technology, financial services, and consulting industries. Previous positions have included chief of staff to a global Fortune 500 CEO and the COO of an international B2B payments business with over $300M in revenue.

Molly Privratsky

VP, Operations
Trendline Interactive

Molly Privratsky

VP, Operations
Trendline Interactive

As vice president of operations at Trendline Interactive, Molly Privratsky leads the agency in delivering on its mission to produce great email campaigns. She owns and optimizes workflows and processes and facilitates cross-departmental collaboration to ensure faultless and efficient execution. Trendline Interactive consistently maintains a 99.5% or higher error-free rate across all client campaigns and a +79 Net Promoter Score based on client feedback. Molly lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. She spends her time volunteering and enjoying the Northwest’s many outdoor activities. She studied advertising at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

Nicholas Matarazzo

Project Manager & Workfront System Administrator
RWJBarnabas Health

Nicholas Matarazzo

Project Manager & Workfront System Administrator
RWJBarnabas Health

Nick Matarazzo is an information technology professional with project management, networking, systems administration, and business analysis expertise. He has been with RWJBarnabas Health for about three years, and his current role ranges from project manager to Workfront system administrator. On a daily basis he is involved in managing projects from top to bottom in order to meet deadlines within budget; building and troubleshooting Workfront functionality ranging from accounts to reports, projects, queues, etc.; as well as streamlining business processes in order to improve operating efficiency.

Nick Zappas

Senior Manager, Project Management
Disney

Nick Zappas

Senior Manager, Project Management
Disney

Nick Zappas is a project management leader with seven-plus years of experience in advertising and property redevelopment. He currently leads the West Coast Project Management and Traffic Management teams for Disney's Yellow Shoes. Nick has experience with several other brands that include Sunkist, Taco Bell, Toyota, Papa John’s, Hasbro, and non-profits. He's guided award-winning work and successful new business pitches and is well versed in all project aspects from intake through launch and post-launch needs. Nick achieves success through strong communication, leadership, and organization. He has had a diverse professional career that includes experience in art, music, banking, and training. He is a husband and a father of two girls and lives in Los Angeles.

Rafael Renovato

Marketing Brand Manager
Cisco

Rafael Renovato

Marketing Brand Manager
Cisco

Robert Criscione

Senior Director, Global Operations, Design & Brand Equity
Logitech

Robert Criscione

Senior Director, Global Operations, Design & Brand Equity
Logitech

Scott Monroe

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Workfront

Scott Monroe

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Workfront

Scott Monroe is a product marketing manager at Workfront, overseeing go-to-market strategy and execution for key product launches. Previously, he worked in healthcare with 3M. Before all of that, he was raised on an honest-to-goodness ranch, with cows, horses, and coyotes.

Shane LaBounty

Creative Operations Leader
CenturyLink

Shane LaBounty

Creative Operations Leader
CenturyLink

With nearly 20 years of marketing experience, Shane LaBounty leads the Creative Operations team as part of Global Marketing at CenturyLink, with a focus on creating a marketing engine geared for widespread engagement and business productivity. Shane led the team’s Workfront expansion project from executive buy-in to deployment, which helped streamline numerous operational processes to launch new capabilities and drive collaborative efficiencies while scaling a 10x user growth. Although technology enablement is critical, Shane also focuses on the complementary goals of organizing people and processes to drive new capabilities, visibility, and business value.

Shay Myers

Project Manager
Workfront

Shay Myers

Project Manager
Workfront

For the past two years, Shay Myers has overseen budget planning and processes throughout Workfront's marketing department. As the role developed, she became an “accidental” project manager as she implemented new systems and strategies to assist in annual planning, budget forecasting, the breaking down of silos between departments, and cost-per-lead tracking. She now works full time developing work processes and project management that enable marketers to work more efficiently and effectively and help them deliver their best work.

Tamara Taylor

Strategic Customer Advocacy Manager
Workfront

Tamara Taylor

Strategic Customer Advocacy Manager
Workfront

Tamara Taylor is the strategic advocacy manager at Workfront. Recently she and her colleagues launched the second Employee Resource Group (ERG) centered around unlocking the many talents of their diverse employees. Tamara is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah, where she teaches courses on critical race and gender theories.

Alex Smith

Project Coordinator
PGA Tour

Alex Smith

Project Coordinator
PGA Tour

Alex Smith is a project coordinator at PGA TOUR Creative Studio and has acted as the Workfront system administrator since the organization's implementation in 2018. He, along with other members of the Creative Studio Operations team, is constantly evolving and finding new ways to maximize efficiencies within departmental processes.

Amanda Dinsmor

Creative Director
Gallagher

Amanda Dinsmor

Creative Director
Gallagher

Since joining Gallagher just under two years ago, Amanda Dinsmor has established the in-house creative team called Art Department. Once the right team was assembled, she led the implementation of workflow management system, shared server organization, and a digital asset manager for the marketing organization. Prior to Gallagher, Amanda worked as a creative lead on the agency side with clients such as Marriott, Nestle, Chase, and Edward Jones, to name a few. Amanda has established herself as a culture and team builder within the creative team environment.

Amy Zakrzewski

Manager, Marketing Operations
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Amy Zakrzewski

Manager, Marketing Operations
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Amy Zakrzewski is the manager of Marketing Operations for the Creative Innovation Studio, which is an internal agency within Thermo Fisher Scientific. Amy has been with the company for seven years, having started out as a project manager before moving into Traffic and Operations. Amy’s work with her team earned them a 2018 Lion Award for Optimization. The efficiencies her team has made using Workfront saved Thermo Fisher Scientific over $350,000 in their first year of use and over $450,000 this past year. Amy earned her bachelor's degree in broadcasting and communications before going on to earn her master's in organizational leadership from Point Park University. Amy has been happily married for 13 years and is the proud mother of two children, ages 11 and eight.

Andy Hess

Enterprise Integration Architect
Workfront

Andy Hess

Enterprise Integration Architect
Workfront

Andy Hess is an experienced IS professional with a strong history in retail and wholesale industries. He's skilled in business administration and process, database administration, business intelligence, and integration strategy. He enjoys helping customers integrate Workfront into their enterprise technology landscape by setting realistic expectations and building long-term roadmaps for integrations.

Angela Simon

Marketing Operations Consultant
CUNA Mutual

Angela Simon

Marketing Operations Consultant
CUNA Mutual

Angela Simon has held production and marketing support roles at CUNA Mutual Group for nine years and has over a dozen years of experience within the financial services industry. Currently, she's a marketing operations consultant and has been a Workfront administrator for five years. Her areas of expertise include the development and documentation of cross-functional operating procedures, print/production, and digital asset management. She enjoys seeking opportunities to simplify work, which efforts have resulted in hundreds of annual hours saved for CUNA Mutual’s production staff. Angela graduated from Ohio State University with a BA in journalism and resides in Madison, Wisconsin.

Anna Asatryan

Product Manager
Workfront

Anna Asatryan

Product Manager
Workfront

Anna Asatryan has been with Workfront for more than six years and is currently a product manager over Workfront's portfolio, program, and project management areas. She's always open to discussing how Workfront can help you do your best work.

Anthony Imgrund

Project Manager
FCB

Anthony Imgrund

Project Manager
FCB

Anthony Messam

Senior Technical Consultant
Workfront

Anthony Messam

Senior Technical Consultant
Workfront

Anthony Messam is a senior technical consultant at Workfront. He's been with Workfront for seven years, spending that time with customers and the product. He enjoys solving difficult technical problems in all areas of the product, but especially in reporting.

Ashley Blanchard

Sr. Marketing Integrations Manager
Workfront

Ashley Blanchard

Sr. Marketing Integrations Manager
Workfront

Ashley Blanchard is a senior marketing integrations manager at Workfront. After five years as a full-stack developer, she made the switch to marketing operations. She manages the Marketing Integrations team, which is responsible for implementing and automating the MarTech stack, and she enjoys APIs more than a normal person should.

Audrey Tiffenbach

Project Manager
Credit Union of Colorado

Audrey Tiffenbach

Project Manager
Credit Union of Colorado

Audrey Tiffenbach is an experienced project manager with a demonstrated history of leading diverse enterprise projects within the credit union industry. With a focus on technology-driven initiatives, Audrey is PMP, ITIL, and Change Management certified. She has a broad understanding of business operations, leading cross-functional teams, Agile development methodologies, portfolio management, and business process mapping and improvement.

Ben Snyder

Product Analyst, Marketing
Under Armour

Ben Snyder

Product Analyst, Marketing
Under Armour

Ben Snyder is a product analyst for Under Armour, with a focus on marketing applications that include Adobe Experience Manager and Workfront. During his more than 12 years at UA, he's been a part of many digital transformations in different areas of the business. For the last four years he's been part of the Applications team, leading the successful implementation of its digital asset management solution, with integrations to its data platforms and delivery of creative assets to partners and downstream systems.

Brian Reublin

Senior Planner
Disney

Brian Reublin

Senior Planner
Disney

Brian Reublin is the senior planner for Consumer Insight for Disney Parks, Experiences & Products, where he is responsible for managing all projects requested of the Shared Services team. Brian is a Cast Member with over 19 years of experience within Consumer Insight.

Bryana Reininger

Project Coordinator
KeyBank

Bryana Reininger

Project Coordinator
KeyBank

Bryana Reininger has been with KeyBank for over three years and has been a customer of Workfront for just as long. She manages capacity planning, project workflows, and operational improvements as coordination team lead for the organization’s Consumer Marketing team. Bryana is a detail-oriented project coordinator who is passionate about maximizing efficiency and finding collaborative work solutions. Over the last few years, she has worked with various partners across the organization to implement new processes and launch large-scale projects.

Chris Berry

Senior Enterprise Solution Architect
Workfront

Chris Berry

Senior Enterprise Solution Architect
Workfront

Chris Berry is a solution architect with Workfront's Solution Consulting team and has been with Workfront over seven years. He has extensive consulting experience working with a diverse set of customers across many industries and is a prior Best-of-Leap speaker.

Chris Knittle

Sr. Training Specialist
Workfront

Chris Knittle

Sr. Training Specialist
Workfront

Christa Levine

Program Manager
Google

Christa Levine

Program Manager
Google

Christa Levine has been a Workfront administrator for the last five years. She has worked with a variety of companies, including Stanford, Space Brands, and Confluent Medical Technologies, where she grew their Workfront user base from 100 to 450 users spanning six different sites across multiple departments. She is currently a contractor at Google, where she supports close to 1,000 users and is helping onboard new teams into Workfront. Her favorite thing about Workfront is the ability to transform clunky business processes into streamlined and easily repeatable transactions. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Cory Anderson

Workfront Administrator
Cisco

Cory Anderson

Workfront Administrator
Cisco

Cory Anderson is an entrepreneur, MBA holder, husband, and father. He also runs a LEGO resale business on the side. Cory is good at technical implementation and solving problems with customers. He loves to build and create and previously produced a feature film and did commercial advertising. Cory's favorite car is a motorcycle, and he goes zen when he rock climbs!

Craig Smith

Business Analyst
Amerisure Mutual Insurance

Craig Smith

Business Analyst
Amerisure Mutual Insurance

Craig Smith is a business analyst at Amerisure’s headquarters, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He holds a critical position on the Information Technology team by establishing communication channels, eliciting business needs, translating financial and technical issues into technology requirements, and driving alignment between the technical development team and Amerisure's business partners.

Dale Whitchurch

Director, Engineering, Global Program Management Office
Arthrex

Dale Whitchurch

Director, Engineering, Global Program Management Office
Arthrex

Dan Swain

Director, Platform Solutions
Workfront

Dan Swain

Director, Platform Solutions
Workfront

Dan Swain is the director of Platform Solutions at Workfront. Dan’s background with Workfront spans the last 12 years, during which time he worked as an implementation consultant for Workfront, helping to bring Workfront solutions to some of the world's top companies. This experience has provided a rich perspective and understanding of client needs and elements that are critical to success.

Daniel Hayden

Senior Transformation Advisor
Workfront

Daniel Hayden

Senior Transformation Advisor
Workfront

Daniel Hayden, senior advisor of Pre-Sales Transformation Strategy, has spent the last 15 years of his career transforming enterprise organizations. Known for his focus and commitment to achieving results, Daniel helps organizations expand their thinking on effective modern work management practices, combining strategic approaches, technology, and management consulting expertise to help organizations succeed. With an understanding of how business works, an awareness of how work behaviors alter work outcomes, and a knowledge of how the right technology in the right place can create competitive advantage, Daniel’s approach to problem solving and practical solutions can guide a customer’s work management journey in a clear direction.

Darin Patterson

Director, Product Management
Workfront

Darin Patterson

Director, Product Management
Workfront

Darin Patterson is a director of product management at Workfront, where he leads product strategy and execution for Workfront’s robust enterprise administration and integration capabilities. In his role at Workfront, Darin has the privilege to visit and learn from some of the world’s most amazing companies, each accomplishing great things with Workfront. Equipped with a deep passion for solving complex business problems with advanced technology, Darin has worked with public and private enterprises for over 15 years to design and implement software solutions that increase efficiency, maintain complex compliance requirements, enhance collaboration, and demonstrate business results. Darin received a BS in psychology, completed his MBA at the University of Utah, and is also proud to be a veteran of the US Army.

Deb Hapka

Training Specialist
Workfront

Deb Hapka

Training Specialist
Workfront

Diane Kubarek

IT Project Manager, Business Analyst
Cornell University

Diane Kubarek

IT Project Manager, Business Analyst
Cornell University

Diane Kubarek is an IT project manager and business analyst at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. She has extensive experience in project management, stakeholder relationship building, portfolio management, resource allocation, and team leadership for higher education. Diane is passionate about creating high-quality, engaging user experiences and empowering teams to achieve exceptional results.

Erin Caulfield

Creative Operation and Marketing Manager
OhioHealth

Erin Caulfield

Creative Operation and Marketing Manager
OhioHealth

Etienne Bosch

Director, Product Management
Workfront

Etienne Bosch

Director, Product Management
Workfront

An experienced software technologist, Etienne Bosch has worked worked across multiple disciplines in both large enterprise and small startup technology companies, spanning leadership roles within engineering and product management. He has a keen passion for bridging the gap between the market problem and the technology to solve that by building strong relationships with customers and key stakeholders. At Workfront he is part of the Product Management leadership team and heads up the Content Portfolio of the platform.

Faleni Leauanae

Senior Manager, Marketing Technology
Workfront

Faleni Leauanae

Senior Manager, Marketing Technology
Workfront

Faleni Leauanae is the senior manager of marketing technology at Workfront. As a member of the Marketing Operations team, Faleni is responsible for all marketing technology implementations in Workfront’s core marketing systems and operational processes.

Gevorg Kazaryan

Product Manager
Workfront

Gevorg Kazaryan

Product Manager
Workfront

Gevorg Kazaryan is a product manager over administration in Workfront. He has the passion and vision to empower people to achieve greater results.

Hayk Falakyan

Product Manager
Workfront

Hayk Falakyan

Product Manager
Workfront

Hayk Falakyan is the product manager over Workfront integrations. He has several years of product experience that has come from cofounding two startups, producing mobile games, and then moving to Workfront. Hayk is a passionate reader of everything sci-fi, is a hardcore gamer, and likes to think that he can play guitar, although everyone disagrees. He prefers Android to iOS and DC to Marvel; in fact, he even went so far as to say during a job interview that his biggest weakness is kryptonite.

Hazel Lanzona

Solution Advisor
Workfront

Hazel Lanzona

Solution Advisor
Workfront

Hazel Lanzona has been a Dallas-based Workfront solution advisor for the last five years. Prior to working with Workfront, she helped numerous organizations go through their Agile transformation. Hazel is a certified Scrum Master and SAFe Program Consultant 4.0. In her spare time, she enjoys playing golf and hanging out with her fur babies!

Jason Smith

Solution Advisor
Workfront

Jason Smith

Solution Advisor
Workfront

Jason Smith is passionate about showing current and new customers the way Workfront can empower users to do their best work.

Jennifer Moore

Sr. Director, Product Business Operations
Workfront

Jennifer Moore

Sr. Director, Product Business Operations
Workfront

Jennifer Moore is senior director of product business operations at Workfront, leading program management, data analysis and analytics, and process excellence and enablement for the Product organization. Jennifer brings over 17 years' experience in software development and a love of building high-performing teams to solve critical business problems, in addition to previously being a Workfront customer.

Jeremy Inman

Applications Developer
Signant Health

Jeremy Inman

Applications Developer
Signant Health

Jeremy Inman has over ten years’ experience integrating business application systems and is no stranger to dealing with the complex problems that businesses face when merging two organizations. Jeremy was a member of the Core Integration team when CRF Health and Bracket Global merged to form Signant Health. Prior to Signant Health, Jeremy took part in the acquisition and merger of Stratacache and Scala and has technical knowledge and experience in Workfront, NetSuite, Dell Boomi, Jira, and numerous programming languages. Jeremy is currently an applications developer at Signant Health and has been with the company for over three years.

Jessica Franciscus

Associate Director, Print Marketing Operations
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jessica Franciscus

Associate Director, Print Marketing Operations
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jessica Franciscus has 15-plus years in the pharma/biopharma industry and has been at Bristol-Myers Squibb since 2014, working in Marketing Operations. Jessica is on the Core/Lead team for Workfront at BMS and was on the team that brought Workfront into the company. She continues to leverage Workfront for continuous process improvements and enhancements to day-to-day work.

Jessica Leauanae

Senior Learning Program Manager
Workfront

Jessica Leauanae

Senior Learning Program Manager
Workfront

Joel Pettigrew

Principal Product Manager
Workfront

Joel Pettigrew

Principal Product Manager
Workfront

Joel Pettigrew is passionate about building software solutions because it allows him to help position products to be successful, solve complex issues, develop friendships, and see tangible results. His technical background and business experience have allowed him to be successful moving from high-level strategy to detailed execution seamlessly. He has a bachelor's in information technology and an MBA. He is certified with his PMP, PMI-ACP, PRINCE2, and Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions from MIT.

Jon Fotheringham

Director, Modern Work Solutions
Workfront

Jon Fotheringham

Director, Modern Work Solutions
Workfront

As part of the Done Right at Workfront team, Jon Fotheringham has led many of the initiatives that have helped Workfront employees do their best work by using our own software to standardize the approach to cross-functional projects, visualize that work to leadership, and enable each employee to tell the story of their work through personalized dashboards. Jon has been an Workfront employee for six years, having also held leadership roles in professional services, customer success, and CX operations.

Jon Hawkins

Director, Pre-Sales Center of Excellence
Workfront

Jon Hawkins

Director, Pre-Sales Center of Excellence
Workfront

Jon Hawkins has been with Workfront for more than nine years, managing both the Education and Solution Advisor teams. He currently serves as the director of the Pre-Sales Center of Excellence, where he oversees the development of material shared with prospective clients through the solution advisors. In his spare time, Jon loves being with his family, traveling, and serving as a member of the Utah legislature.

Joseph Kamel

Director, Marketing Program Management
Workday

Joseph Kamel

Director, Marketing Program Management
Workday

Joseph Kamel moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Brazil over 20 years ago and has since then been able to make a career for himself in project management in the high-tech industry. Joseph has an MBA from San Francisco State University and is currently finishing his doctoral program in business at Golden Gate University. Joseph is passionate about both project and people management, and in his current role at Workday, he has been able to successfully develop, grow, and scale his team of project managers to keep up with the pace of growth the marketing organization has experienced over the past few years. Joseph is married to a creative director and lives in San Francisco with their two rescued dogs from Taiwan.

Justin Roebuck

Director, Business Analysis and Quality Assurance
Amerisure Mutual Insurance

Justin Roebuck

Director, Business Analysis and Quality Assurance
Amerisure Mutual Insurance

Justin Roebuck has more than 20 years of experience driving business innovation, efficiency, and growth at major financial services, technology, and management consulting companies. He has a leadership mindset, with extensive experience partnering with Fortune 500 business and technology teams to drive cost savings and revenue optimization through strategic planning, new product development, and business transformation initiatives. Justin is certified in business analysis (CBAP), project management (PMP), and Agile (CSM) methodologies.

Kara Turnbloom

Sr. Financial Consultant
Rego Consulting

Kara Turnbloom

Sr. Financial Consultant
Rego Consulting

Kelly Walters

Director, Production and Project Management
Agency 720

Kelly Walters

Director, Production and Project Management
Agency 720

Kelly Walters has been in the advertising business for 20 years, starting in production and eventually managing both production and project management for a small agency that is eight years young and extremely fast moving. Her company began its search for a project management workflow system late in 2017 and finally launched Workfront at the beginning of 2019. It's made a world of difference for those within the agency, and they look forward to continuing to build new workflows within their Workfront instance!

Kimberly Rea

Sr. Salesforce Marketing Manager
Schneider Electric

Kimberly Rea

Sr. Salesforce Marketing Manager
Schneider Electric

Kimberly Rea has been the application manager for Schneider Electric's Workfront instance for 10 years, with 400 licensed users and 5,000 requesters. As the in-house application manager, she focuses on strategic management of Workfront, deploying new groups from discovery to post implementation with the teams. Kimberly has a bachelor's degree in interactive technology from Salve Regina University and lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two daughters.

Kyle Silberbauer

Product Manager
Workfront

Kyle Silberbauer

Product Manager
Workfront

Kyle Silberbauer is a Workfront PM leading the development of Workfront Goals. He is the former CEO/CTO of Atiim, the OKR application acquired by Workfront to create Workfront Goals. Kyle has plenty of experience hosting webinars about OKRs/strategic execution.

Laura Butler

SVP, People & Culture
Workfront

Laura Butler

SVP, People & Culture
Workfront

Lenore Brown

Marketing Content Specialist
Plex

Lenore Brown

Marketing Content Specialist
Plex

Lenore Brown is a marketing content specialist at Plex Systems. She was part of the implementation of Workfront at Plex in 2016 and continues to act as a system administrator and project/traffic coordinator in addition to her copyediting and writing tasks. Her most recent role in content management and strategy, as well as serving in an interim creative services role, has evolved the way Plex uses Workfront in the marketing department.

Lisa Mixon

Director of Project Management
Credit Union of Colorado

Lisa Mixon

Director of Project Management
Credit Union of Colorado

Lisa Mixon has over 15 years of experience in the project management profession, working in various industries and positions. As a military spouse, she had the opportunity to live and work in different parts of the US, including Hawaii. Lisa has spent the last several years establishing a project management office at the Credit Union of Colorado. She is a mother and avid sports fans.

Macy Miller

VP, Marketing Operations
Comerica Bank

Macy Miller

VP, Marketing Operations
Comerica Bank

Macy Miller is a vice president of marketing at Comerica Bank, overseeing Workfront, digital asset management, and marketing business processes for internal and external collaboration with vendors. Her deep experience in marketing and creative services informs the continued expansion of marketing technologies at the bank. Macy is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and works in the Dallas area.

Matt Dalrymple

Marketing Technology Manager
Workfront

Matt Dalrymple

Marketing Technology Manager
Workfront

Matt Mitchell

Senior Manager, Emerging Services
Workfront

Matt Mitchell

Senior Manager, Emerging Services
Workfront

Matt Thomas

Sr. Product Manager
Workfront

Matt Thomas

Sr. Product Manager
Workfront

Matt Thomas has worked with product implementation and development since 2007, working for high-profile software companies like Omniture and Adobe, and consulting both domestically and internationally for renowned tech giants like Apple, Samsung, and Australian telco Telstra. His expertise is in customer-centric product development, working with cross-functional teams to create an intuitive platform and positive customer experiences. Before Workfront, Matt worked at ObservePoint, an industry leader in automated data quality.

Teale McCleaf

Program Manager
Google

Teale McCleaf

Program Manager
Google

Teale McCleaf has been a Workfront administrator for the last five years. Previously she worked at Rodan + Fields and Roku as both a program manager and Workfront system administrator. She's currently a contractor at Google, where her primary role is to onboard new teams into Workfront. To date this equates to nine teams and approximately 1,800 users. As a subject matter expert (SME) in this area, she uses her knowledge to help her clients become more efficient in their daily roles. Teale’s favorite aspect of Workfront is that it can be configured to do any one process in many different ways. She thoroughly enjoys the excitement clients exhibit when they see the power of the tool and what she can do to make it work for them.

Vazgen Babayan

Senior Product Manager
Workfront

Vazgen Babayan

Senior Product Manager
Workfront

Vazgen Babayan is the senior product manager over Planning workflows within Workfront, which means that he spends his days trying to plan more effectively. When he's not doing that, he loves to swim, play football (called soccer in this part of the world), and read articles on ways to change the world for the better.

Vic Alejandro

IT Program Manager
Denver Water

Vic Alejandro

IT Program Manager
Denver Water

Vic Alejandro is a world-renowned supreme executive Workfront administrator and five-time tri-county champion of the Workfront Games. He has been published (in small sentences) in two books, Done Right, by Workfront’s own Alex Shootman, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Jokes. So yes, he can only be taken in small doses. Vic is a PMP-certified IT program manager with a master's degree in project management. He implemented Workfront at Denver Water and is the senior Workfront administrator responsible for support and advancements in Workfront at Denver Water, including project planning practices and governance, Agile (Scrum & Kanban) work management, Helpdesk enhancements, and Reporting & API support.

Whitney Vincent

Director, Corporate Events
Workfront

Whitney Vincent

Director, Corporate Events
Workfront

As director of corporate events, Whitney Vincent leads the corporate events strategy and operations in North America for Workfront. She has been with Workfront for over five years. Prior to Workfront, Whitney held customer marketing, corporate communications, and events roles at leading enterprise software organizations.

Alison Angilletta

PMO Director
RWJBarnabas Health

Alison Angilletta

PMO Director
RWJBarnabas Health

Alison Angilletta is the director of the IT PMO and has been with RWJBarnabas Health for 11 years. She started as a Workfront user and turned into the accidental Workfront administrator and champion. With a degree in elementary education and her PMP, she uses a combination of those skills to do everything from executive management to report building to task management.

Andreya Dyles

Project Coordinator
Credit Union of Colorado

Andreya Dyles

Project Coordinator
Credit Union of Colorado

Andreya Dyles is a project coordinator at Credit Union of Colorado, with 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. Andreya is CAPM certified and has experience in call center operations, customer service, and leading teams. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

Annie Rucker

Instructional Design Specialist
Credit Union of Colorado

Annie Rucker

Instructional Design Specialist
Credit Union of Colorado

Annie Rucker is an instructional design specialist and member of the Credit Union of Colorado Learning & Development team. While she’s not a technical expert, she enjoys partnering with technical professionals to ask questions about what’s possible. She finds a lot of joy in exploring creative ways in which our work can be more efficient and effective. Annie has a BS in organization, information, and learning sciences and is passionate about enabling the development of individuals and the organizations they support.

Chris Flynn

Project Manager II
FHCP

Chris Flynn

Project Manager II
FHCP

Chris Flynn is a project manager who specializes in IT delivery for health insurance. He has a bachelor’s in health services administration and is PMP certified. Before the role of PM, he was a business systems analyst, a coordination of benefits coordinator for claims (both at FHCP), and a helpdesk technician for the University of Central Florida. He's been a Workfront User since January 2017 but became his organization’s Workfront system administrator in May 2019. Since then, Chris has focused on increasing his organization's level of usage for Workfront in order to better streamline communications and workflows around project and support tasks.

Kate Tornatore

PMP, Director of Strategic Execution for Penn State World Campus
Penn State University

Kate Tornatore

PMP, Director of Strategic Execution for Penn State World Campus
Penn State University

Kate Tornatore has managed multi-million dollar projects executed across the country and is responsible for the strategic project portfolios for Penn State's World Campus. After graduating from Washington and Lee University, Kate began her professional career in northern Virginia, working on large federal government contracts and contributing to project success by improving the efficient flow of information and the effective use of resources. Kate began at Penn State, leading an enterprise-wide team in the deployment of Penn State's CRM tool for undergraduate and World Campus prospects and applicants. In addition to her CRM role, Kate is the director of strategic execution at Penn State's World Campus and responsible for the management of Penn State World Campus's most strategic project portfolios that include resource management, talent development, processes and procedures, reporting, and project management system selection and implementation, with the goal of delivering the intended impacts and benefits to World Campus students and staff.

Jen Krempa

Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Administration for Penn State Outreach and Online Education
Penn State University

Jen Krempa

Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Administration for Penn State Outreach and Online Education
Penn State University

Jennifer Krempa is the executive director of strategic planning and administration for the offices of Penn State Outreach and Online Education, including Penn State’s World Campus. In this role, Jen oversees strategic planning, cross-functional project and portfolio management, and performance measurement for Penn State’s online campus and the university’s central outreach function. Over the last three years, Jen has led an organizational transformation for Penn State's World Campus to create organizational governance, develop and implement a portfolio management approach, and align work with strategy across all levels of the organization. She has developed and executed strategic planning approaches across multiple organizations that are outcomes-driven and that seek to put customer and constituent value at the center of how organizations work and plan.

Heather Kulbacki

Marketing Systems Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Heather Kulbacki

Marketing Systems Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Heather Kulbacki is the marketing systems specialist (aka, the Workfront Guru) for the Creative Innovation Studio, an internal agency within Thermo Fisher Scientific. Heather has been with the company for three and a half years and was part of the team that won the 2018 Lion Award for Optimization. Heather started with the company as a project manager, overseeing the migration of its North American website. She earned her bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Phoenix.

Jenn Woodward

Jenn Woodward

Web Marketing Manager
Workfront
Jenn Woodward

Jenn Woodward

Web Marketing Manager
Workfront

Jenn Woodward is a web marketing manager at Workfront. As a member of Workfront's Web Operations team, she works closely with web engineering, creative services, customer success, and product marketing teams to understand the market and customer needs. Her goal is to build innovative web experiences that change the way customers interact with our website and help internal teams achieve their objectives and drive growth.

Jennifer Cobos

Regulatory Compliance Analyst
Tillamook County Creamery Association

Jennifer Cobos

Regulatory Compliance Analyst
Tillamook County Creamery Association

Jennifer Cobos is currently the senior regulatory compliance analyst for Tillamook County Creamery Association. She is responsible for the regulated aspects of food labels and for maintaining raw ingredient, finished good, and recipe specifications. She was the lead administrator for Tillamook’s first, smaller implementation of Workfront in 2016 and served as an administrator for the 2019 implementation. She's worked for Tillamook for 15 years. During that time, Jennifer has seen her office grow from six to over 125 people. Jennifer lives in Beaverton, Oregon, with her husband, dog, and cat. Her favorite Tillamook product is chocolate peanut butter ice cream.

Krupa Shah

Senior Engagement Manager
Rego Consulting

Krupa Shah

Senior Engagement Manager
Rego Consulting

Krupa Shah is a project and portfolio management SME with experience with Gartner-leading tools Workfront, Clarity PPM, and HP PPMC. She is a results-oriented, enterprise-focused, strategic leader with over 15 years' experience in enterprise application deployments, best practices consulting, governance, program management, global team management, and application software development, all while exceeding customer expectations. Krupa is knowledgeable in project, portfolio, resource, capacity, and work management; metrics; dashboards; and processes. She implements new processes and technology based on industry standards and guidance from Gartner, PMO Council, and Executive Advisory Board. Krupa has also managed the enterprise standards and implementation of Clarity PPM for 9,000 users and15 business units at a Fortune 500 company.

Kruse Collins

Senior Salesforce Marketing Manager
Workfront

Kruse Collins

Senior Salesforce Marketing Manager
Workfront

A two-time certified Salesforce expert, Kruse Collins is a highly regarded Salesforce administrator/developer who's worked extensively in Silicone Slopes with a variety of software cloud companies, including Domo, Ivanti, and Qualtrics. Kruse graduated from Brigham Young University in information systems and is currently the senior Salesforce marketing manager on Workfront's Marketing Technology team.

Kylie Schwarz

Senior Marketing Specialist
CUNA Mutual

Kylie Schwarz

Senior Marketing Specialist
CUNA Mutual

Kylie Schwarz has led the execution of marketing materials at CUNA Mutual Group for over two years. Currently, she holds the role of senior marketing specialist, executing marketing strategies across product lines and audiences. Her areas of expertise include content and email marketing, leading cross-functional project teams, and customer insights. She also enjoys seeking opportunities to optimize internal processes to create more efficiencies, which efforts have resulted in the CUNA Mutual Group saving thousands of dollars on many projects. Kylie is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a BS in communications. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado.

Laura Goodrich

Workforce Innovator
GWT Next

Laura Goodrich

Workforce Innovator
GWT Next

Laura Goodrich is an internationally recognized expert of change and the future of work. She has spent over 20 years as an innovator, speaker, coach, and advisor. Her global perspectives on workplace dynamics and change have earned her the reputation as someone who can create positive outcomes in even the most challenging workplace dynamics. She's been identified as a top-20 global thought leaders in the future of work, change management, culture, and technology. Leveraging extensive experience as an entrepreneurial technology leader and global workforce change expert who is always looking for an innovative way to challenge the status quo, she is a valuable asset for organizations that are working on transforming from smaller to larger size or on change management initiatives and organizational development. Her broad areas of expertise include research, human dynamics, executive coaching, strategic change, digital adoption, organizational transformation, global workforce innovation, and interactive cinematic microlearning programs.

Laura has authored, hosted, and produced over ten internationally distributed cinematic microlearning programs for business and industry, and she's hosted three television shows and a national radio program. She and her business partner are pioneer producers of cinematic microlearning programs that leverage film-making methods, coaching, and storytelling into a designed process that drives true change. Laura is also the award-winning author and producer of the book Seeing Red Cars: Driving Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization to a Positive Future and the "Creating a Mindset for Change" cinematic microlearning program, which are the culmination of her dynamic philosophy and two decades of research on trends and the future, coupled with extensive experience in business.

Laurel Pearson

Laurel Pearson

Project Manager
Cisco
Laurel Pearson

Laurel Pearson

Project Manager
Cisco

Laurel Pearson has been working at Cisco for 20+ years, with over seven years' experience utilizing Workfront. Laurel is currently working as Workfront system administrator and project manager for The Hatch. She lives in Boulder Creek, California, with her husband, two kids, and two dogs. This is her fifth time attending Leap!

Lilit Mkrtchyan

Product Manager
Workfront

Lilit Mkrtchyan

Product Manager
Workfront

Lilit Mkrtchyan is a product manager at Workfront. She has more than ten years' experience in various technical roles, and seven of those have been spent with Workfront. Initially a part of the development team, Lilit soon realized that solving customer problems is what she enjoys most and transitioned to the Product Management department. Her heart melts at the sight of a kitten, and her favorite part of the day is getting home to her dog and two cats.

Linnie Ciepielowski

Project Manager, Marketing Technology
Esri

Linnie Ciepielowski

Project Manager, Marketing Technology
Esri

Linnie Ciepielowski is a project manager at Esri, the industry leader in geographic information system (GIS) software products and 2019 Lion Award winner (Change Leader). As a Workfront administrator in Esri’s Marketing Technology division, Linnie works closely with various teams to capture, analyze, and improve their processes in Workfront. Prior to joining Esri, Linnie implemented Workfront for the National Retail Federation in Washington, D.C. as their creative services production manager.

Megan Reilly

Senior Manager, Project Management
Disney

Megan Reilly

Senior Manager, Project Management
Disney

Megan Reilly is a senior manager of project management for Disney's Yellow Shoes agency on the East Coast. She has extensive project management directorial experience setting up practices as multiple agencies. Megan is also the resident Workfront expert, having set up instances for other companies. She has worked at SCOUT, McCann New York, BBDO, Publicis Kaplan Thaler, JWT Worldwide, and American Express. Megan's expertise in process engineering, operations management, and change management makes her invaluable to the project management practice at Yellow Shoes.

Robb Konkey

Director, Professional Services
Apptio, Inc.

Robb Konkey

Director, Professional Services
Apptio, Inc.

Robb Konkey has been with Apptio for over six years, leading professional services teams across its enterprise and strategic customer segments. He's been a key team member on the evolution of delivery methodology and best practices while ensuring Apptio customers realize value from its solutions during the implementation process.

Sofi Khan

Solutions Services Architect
Workfront

Sofi Khan

Solutions Services Architect
Workfront

Sofi Khan is a solution advisor at Workfront, with nearly five years of consulting experience. Prior to coming to Workfront, she worked mostly with organizations that work in a traditional waterfall manner, coaching, guiding, and demonstrating how a solution could help them. In her free time Sofi enjoys spending time with her puppies and doing renovation projects around the house.

Todd Ross

Manager, Customer Operation Training and Development
Viasat

Todd Ross

Manager, Customer Operation Training and Development
Viasat

Todd Ross has worked for Viasat, the global communications company, in Denver, Colorado, for nearly five years. He is the manager of a training team that uses multiple media forms to create dynamic learning and development content for dozens of groups, covering thousands of people. Before Viasat, Todd spent a decade producing television for a premium cable network. Outside of work, he's legitimately recognized globally as an expert in all-things Back to the Future.

Craig Peterson

Senior Platform Enablement Associate
Prudential

Craig Peterson

Senior Platform Enablement Associate
Prudential

Chuck Middleton

Senior Learning Program Manager
Workfront

Chuck Middleton

Senior Learning Program Manager
Workfront

Dawn Henderson

Training Specialist
Workfront

Dawn Henderson

Training Specialist
Workfront

Trevor Pierce

Training Specialist
Workfront

Trevor Pierce

Training Specialist
Workfront