Business Strategy 300: Building Talent - The next generation of Business Central technologist

Date: Monday, May 6, 2019| From: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room: Veranda B

The Business Strategy series is designed to help our business owners and executives. Dynamics 365 Business Central provides a unique "sea change" to retrofit and revamp your organization for the future. This session will discuss how we are building our talent. There are a variety of options, how do we re-train our existing staff but even more important is how do we develop the next generation of technologists (our future consultants and developers)

Speakers:

Name: Maher Malki

Company name: Western Computer

Job title: Dynamics Program Manager

Bio: As Western Computer's Dynamics NAV/BC Program Manager, Maher Malki connects with his clients' IT departments to ensure that they have the best, most well-rounded solution to help digitally transform their unique business needs. Maher has over 20 years of experience in the Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail, Non-Profit, and Service industries. His deep technical expertise has also earned him a wide variety of Microsoft professional certifications.

Name: Greg Kaupp

Company name: ArcherPoint

Job title: CEO

Bio: Greg started his career as a CPA in Arthur Anderson’s audit practice. Building on that success, Greg moved on after a few years to become a controller for a publicly traded medical device distributor and manufacturer. It was in this role that Greg was first introduced to Microsoft Dynamics NAV now Business Central when his company selected Microsoft Dynamics NAV as their ERP solution. It was during this time that Greg realized how much he enjoyed leading an organization through digital transformation and switched careers into the world of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Greg co-founded ArcherPoint in 2002. Starting with just three people, Greg has successfully grown the company to over 100 full-time employees with an international presence and a local presence in 26 states, Canada, and India. ArcherPoint helps companies reach their potential through the use of Microsoft Dynamics NAV now Business Central. Greg transitioned the company to a 100% ESOP in 2018. Greg is actively involved with the NAV User Group (NAVUG) Community, as well as the local business community through Vistage and Allied Executives. Greg serves as the ArcherPoint CEO and Chairman of the Board, consistently working to delight clients, build an enduring tribe, and always learning and challenging.