Balancing Future Opportunities and Future Risks in SAP

Broadcasted on January 29 Anytime Anywhere, on-demand

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About the Webinar

Join SAP industry thought leaders Ken Gabriel and Jody Paterson for an educational webinar on the opportunities ahead for SAP users as well as risks to consider on the journey to digital transformation. Together they'll cover:

  • What does the new cloud application ecosystem mean for users?
  • How do you handle multi-application risk monitoring and controls?
  • What’s the most secure approach if you are migrating to S/4HANA?
  • Cloud, on-premise or hybrid environments – how do you choose?



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Meet Your Hosts

Kenneth S. Gabriel, CEO

Kenneth S. Gabriel, Chief Executive Officer, ERP Maestro

Ken, a CPA with a career spanning 42 years at KPMG, joined ERP Maestro as CEO after first serving on the company’s board of directors. Ken has an extensive background as a KPMG partner and the Global Leader for ERP Advisory. While at KPMG he also directed global growth strategies for KPMG’s Consulting Services; led-large scale business transformations; and consulted across a broad spectrum of industries on software selections, ERP implementations, IT strategy and mergers and acquisitions. As an audit partner at KPMG, he assisted with multiple IPOs, capital raising private placements, reorganizations and restructurings. Holding a bachelor’s degree from Lewis University, Ken also has served as the Finance and Audit Committee Chair on the University’s Board of Trustee.

Jody Paterson, Executive Chairman

Jody Paterson, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, ERP Maestro

Jody founded ERP Maestro in 2013 after 10 years as a thought leader in the SAP® Security, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) advisory space for KPMG. As Director of KPMG's SAP security analytics team, Jody worked with Fortune 100 clients to deliver access control conflict identification and remediation solutions. He created ERP Maestro to address many of the challenges his clients faced in a cost-effective manner that was easy to implement. Jody received his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Informatics from the University of Johannesburg. He is a Certified Information Security Specialist (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA).

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