Jeff Wedren

EXECUTIVE SPONSOR

The Purse Strings

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined PowerObjects in 2011 and was the mind behind one of our first PowerPack add-ons, PowerZapEvent. Now Director of Marketing for PowerObjects, Jeff still brings innovative and unique ideas to our go-to-market strategy daily.

Responsibilities:

Overseeing the brand and marketing vision for PowerObjects globally.

Superpower:

The superhuman ability to get projects completed ahead of time and under budget.

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Steve Thompson

Executive Sponsor

The Dreamer

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined the PowerObjects team in 2008 and led our Sales team for ten years before he became our Vice President of North American Region.

Responsibilities:

Fearless leader of the Sales and Delivery teams in North America.

Superpower:

Keepin' it real. :)

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Matt Van Dyke

Project Director

The Enforcer

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined PowerObjects in 2012, becoming one of our first Project Directors before taking on his current leadership role of leading the North American Delivery team.

Responsibilities:

Bridging the gap between business stakeholders in Sales, Marketing, and Delivery teams to achieve Dynamics success!

Superpower:

Leveraging MASSIVE amounts of Dynamics expertise to run an internal CRM upgrade.

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Liz Pham

Product Owner of Internal CRM

The Gatekeeper

Work History at PowerObjects:

Attended Code Day, a hackathon, at PowerObjects in 2015 to figure out if she would be interested in a career in technology. Liz volunteered to be the project manager and spokesperson for her team's app, which ended up winning first place! She joined the PowerObjects team soon after as a CRM Support engineer. Since then she's been our CRM Administrator and is now the Internal Applications Manager/Product Owner of our internal CRM.

Responsibilities:

Gatekeeper of our internal on-premise and online CRM, warding off bad solutions, fighting system downs, and positively supporting 1000+ CRM users globally.

Superpower:

Wielding extensive knowledge of our on-premise CRM to envision a scalable and sustainable future in the cloud that our team can support.

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Justin O’Connor

Lead Business Analyst

Workstream Wizard

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined the PowerObjects team in 2017 as a Consultant in Training and has since led teams from both a PM and BA perspective, leveraging a dual skill set for customers.

Responsibilities:

Digging into our current system to get rid of outdated fields, processes, and general items while focusing on improving and optimizing the system while creating cool new features along the way.

Superpower:

Using his “Dynamics” crystal ball to foresee how end users will use the system in the future, resulting in the ability to concoct a solution that streamlines business needs and processes.

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Libby Holmes

Project Manager

The Taskmaster

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined the team as a Consultant in Training in 2017 and has since become the go-to resource for bringing projects in under budget and turning the tables on projects that have gone astray.

Responsibilities:

Helping to manage the scope and timeline of the migration, ensuring we are talking to the right people at the right times, and keeping the project team organized.

Superpower:

Infectious energy and excitement about the project!

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Emily Anderson

Change Management Specialist

The Scholar

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined the PowerObjects team in 2014 as a Project Manager before moving to Education where she trained and mentored consultants in consulting best practice. Today, Emily works with customers to drive excellence with Dynamics as a Change Management Consultant.

Responsibilities:

Managing the people side of change alongside the technical move to Cloud implementation by applying structured, proven frameworks to drive users and teams toward successful adoption.

Superpower:

Accurately sensing people's opinions, agendas, moods, and motivations without them saying a word.

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Matt Fleming

Solution Architect

The Builder

Work History at PowerObjects:

Began at PowerObjects six years ago as a support superstar and his current claim to fame is his custom-designed API to support integrations between SAP and Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Responsibilities:

Everything regarding system architecture, including making technical recommendations on how to solve business problems, providing project team leadership on entity cleanups, and restructuring during the migration process.

Superpower:

Connecting multiple technologies in the Microsoft and Azure stack to accomplish complex tasks and support complex business processes.

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Rich Nasser

Project Leadership Support

The Comic Relief

Work History at PowerObjects:

Joined the PowerObjects team over three years ago as an enthusiastic consultant and is now a Capability Director on our North American Delivery team, overseeing projects and a Rockstar team of consultants.

Responsibilities:

Managing, coaching, and mentoring a team of over 20 Delivery consultants while contributing to PowerObjects' repository of capabilities across our Centers of Excellence. All while ultimately making PO a place where people want to work!

Superpower:

Surprise captures of crucial moments of power.

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The People Behind the Process

Even when you’re the best in the world at Dynamics 365, as our very own Emily Anderson says, change can be hard. Meet the personalities behind the process and hear firsthand from our team of stakeholders and implementors about the challenges and milestone moments that come from an upgrade to the Cloud.