Speaker: Andrew Steane

Global Director, Ecosystems and Channels Business Operations | SAP

Andrew is a change agent.  As a B2B expert in software sales channels for 25 years Andrew has consistently challenged the status quo to bring new ideas and process improvements to enterprise companies such as Microsoft, AOL and SAP as well as startup companies.  His experience at the country, region and global levels includes sales, marketing and sales operations functions.

Andrew is currently a 9 year veteran at SAP working in the North American Ecosystem and Channels organization where he focuses on “To:” and “Thru” partner marketing.  In 2017 alone he has built new business processes for partner recruitment, advocacy marketing and channel budget management which are being adopted as global best practices.  Andrew resides in Toronto, Canada with his wife, twin girls and their dog.

Speaker: Sam Matin

Director of Finance | Marketopia

Sam joined Marketopia in May of 2017. He oversees all aspects of the Marketopia finances, including the development and management of operations, human resource, preparation of financial statements and reporting to leadership. Sam brings to Marketopia nearly one and half decades of financial management experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, with a focus on developing policies and procedures to improve performance and productivity. Before joining Marketopia, Sam worked at MXB Group, a startup aviation firm, which was acquired by Blackstone, one of the largest hedge funds globally, for over 290 million where he served as Chief Financial Officer since 2013. He served as comptroller for Nationwide Insurance for South East Division from 2010-2012 over looking an asset of 600 Million USD. He helped these organizations define their strategic direction, prepare new business plans, streamline financial and procedural policies and create monitoring and accountability systems.

Sam is currently pursuing his Ph.D. and is writing his dissertation in Corporate psychology and development strategies. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from University of Florida. He also has earned his Master’s in Finance from University of Florida.

Speaker: Mark Winter

VP Sales | RapidFire Tools

Mark has over 25 years of experience in the IT field, with the last 15 years dedicated to providing software solutions to the VAR and Service Provider channels. During his time as a Sales and Account Manager with a Service Provider, he became familiar with the inner workings of MSPs. For the last 10 years, Mark has been with RapidFire Tools, delivering solutions to Managed Service Providers to help them better serve their clients and grow their business and revenues.