CTO & GM Microsoft SaaS Partners, One Commercial Partner Team
As the CTO of the One Commercial Partner Team, Stephen Tanaka is responsible for the overall Independent Software Vendor business. Stephen plays a key role in shaping the long-term strategy, growth, and transformation of our ISV Partners. One Commercial Partner harnesses our partner expertise and knowledge – technical, marketing, business development, and programs. It brings together the things that work so that every partner can benefit, regardless of size, business model, or geography. Prior to leading the ISV Team, Stephen is a highly accomplished leader with more than 25 years of IT Industry experience. Previous Stephen has held leadership roles in running Sales, Marketing, and Enterprise organizations. Stephen is known for delivering strong results across multiple industries by helping Microsoft customers and partners succeed with their business.
Founder & President, Jill Christensen Intl.
Jill Christensen is a former Fortune 500 business executive, who led Global Internal Communications at both Avaya and Western Union. She is a best-selling author and international keynote speaker, and holds a Six Sigma Green Belt. Jill was named a Top 100 Global Employee Engagement Influencer and her popular blog was named a Top 100 Corporate Blog alongside Apple and Microsoft.
VP And Principal Analyst, Future Of Work
Alan is an industry veteran and renowned keynote speaker on The Future of Work. His research focuses on how innovations in both Personal Productivity and Team Collaboration can enhance how employees get their work done. This includes the evolution of both technology and cultural aspects of communication, conversation, collaboration and work coordination. Current topics include Artificial Intelligence, Personal Analytics, Mixed Reality, and Creativity and Storytelling. Alan has an Engineering degree from the University of Toronto and worked at IBM/Lotus and Socialtext before joining Constellation. As an industry analyst Alan helps guide the product roadmaps of some of the world’s largest software vendors, has presented at conferences around the world, and provides advisory services and workshops to organizations of all sizes.