OUR Speakers

Prittam Bagani 

Senior Director of Product Strategy, Appian

Prittam Bagani is the Sr. Director of Product Strategy at Appian and is responsible for Product and Go-to-Market Strategy of Appian’s Automation capabilities. He has over 15 years of experience in building and launching enterprise software products. Prittam received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from India and a Master’s in Quality and Manufacturing Management from The Pennsylvania State University.

Tony Perez

Director, Application Strategy and Product Development for Discovery, Inc.

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment with iconic brands like Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, and many more. In his current role, Tony is responsible for ensuring sales and creative operations work as smoothly as possible across multiple systems and business processes. He leads several teams that are responsible for analyzing, improving and streamlining solutions to drive value throughout the organization. He has previously served in a variety of roles for Discovery guiding the delivery of the company’s TV-Everywhere platform and ERP solutions. Prior to Discovery, Tony worked for the General Electric Company.

Anne Urquhart

Senior Business Process Engineer, HarbourVest Partners

Anne joined HarbourVest in Aug 2016 to drive strategic change initiatives and build firm wide Lean Six Sigma capabilities. She joined HarbourVest with 6 years experience at General Electric leading strategic initiatives and process improvements focused on increasing revenue, profitability, and shareholder value.  Anne holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scrum Master certifications.

Bruce Mazza

VP, Technology Alliances Program, Blue Prism

Bruce Mazza is the VP of Blue Prism’s Global Technology Alliances Program (TAP), responsible for realizing Intelligent Automation by combining the best-in-class capabilities of our partners with Blue Prism’s leading RPA platform. Bruce has over 22 years of experience in leading alliances, sales, product management, product marketing and solutions development. 

Jon Walden

CTO, Americas, Blue Prism

Jon Walden is a diverse technologist who thrives on solving the most challenging and complex problems faced by enterprises.  As Blue Prism’s Chief Technology Officer for the Americas, Jon is focused on expanding and evangelizing the capabilities of Robotic Processing and digital transformation.  With a background in Architecture, Development, and Data, Jon provides insights from a wide range of platforms and perspectives.  His specialties include Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Business Intelligence, Programming, Program & Project Management.

Lew Rubinstein

Sr. Program Director, IA Solutions, Blue Prism

Lew Rubinstein is a seasoned technologist dedicated to delivering leading edge automation solutions for enterprises across public sector, financial services, health care/life sciences, energy & utilities, telco, media & entertainment, insurance, and more.  As Blue Prism’s Sr. Program Director, Lew leads the development of intelligent automation solutions with Blue Prism’s largest service providers. With a background in service design and a passion for Business Process Management, Lew ensures the execution of a customer centric roadmap designed to drive digital transformation, service excellence and growth for our customers.

Arjun Devadas

Senior Vice President, Professional Services & Operations (Americas), Vuram

Arjun comes with a decade of experience in Hyperautomation within various industry verticals and with deep expertise in BPM, RPA, Analytics, and AI technologies. He heads Vuram’s Operations and Services in the American region.

Narendran Thillaisthanam 

Vice President, Emerging Technologies, Vuram

Narendran brings is the Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Vuram. He brings more than two decades of industry experience and is based out of Bangalore, India. He has rich experience in the fields of BPM, RPA, and Data Management & Analytics. At Vuram, Narendran and his team of RPA consultants provide solutions using platforms such as Appian RPA, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, and UiPath.

Boopathy Rajendran

Senior Vice President, Delivery and Services, Vuram

With about 26 years of experience in the IT industry, Boopathy has established and run large Hyperautomation practices. He has 25+ years of experience establishing and running regions, sales, global delivery teams and practice management with special focus on the Digital Process Automation space.

Ryan Ledwith

Director, Northeast Sales, Vuram

Ryan Ledwith is the Director of Northeast Sales at Vuram. He has collaborated with both Fortune 500 clients & small-to-midsize companies across multiple industries throughout his career to help them achieve digital transformation by following a hyperautomation approach. With experience rooted in Business Process Management, Case Management, and Low-code Application Development technologies, he is passionate about bringing both business & IT stakeholders together to solve complex business challenges. 


Patrice williams

HR operations manager and a chocolate connoisseur, Vuram

Patrice Williams is the HR Operations Manager at Vuram. He comes with more than 20 years of experience as an Operational Manager and working in a multinational working environment. Patrice is a modern-day chocolate connoisseur. Being a fitness enthusiast and someone who loves chocolates, he believes moderation is key. “I love eating chocolates. Besides the sheer goodness, the dopamine rush is another reason I gravitate to them,” he says.


Sireesha Gangavarapu 

Product manager, Vuram

Sireesha brings more than 14 years of industry experience in product management, strategy and business consulting. She has rich experience in designing, strategizing, and shaping B2B and enterprise products. At Vuram, she and her team innovate and build horizontal and vertical solutions using hyperautomation technology stack.

Karthik Nagaraj

Senior Business Analyst, Vuram

Karthik Nagaraj Senior Business Analyst, Solutions, Vuram. Karthik brings about a decade of industry experience in requirements gathering, analysis, and consulting. At Vuram, Karthik and his team of Appian consultants provide solutions to the enterprises to automate their business processes.

Vikram Goyal

Technical Architect, Vuram

Vikram Goyal is a Technical Architect at Vuram, a hyperautomation services company that specializes in low-code enterprise automation. Goyal brings more than 16 years of experience in the fields of Design, Architecture & Developing Business and Enterprise applications with expertise in building data solutions for enterprises.

Shwetha Rajanna

Senior Consultant, Vuram

Shwetha Rajanna is a Senior Consultant at Vuram. Shwetha brings more than 5 years of experience and expertise in the fields of Design & Developing Business and Enterprise Solutions. She works alongside a team of Appian consultants to build a wide range of solutions.


Rajeshwaran Ramaswamy

Technical Delivery Manager, Vuram

Rajeshwaran Ramaswamy comes with 17+ years of experience in leading delivering teams and driving digital transformation initiatives for client engagements across different domains. He has considerable expertise in end-to-end Automation Life Cycle implementation with RPA, OCR, and Analytics platforms.


Balaji Sridhar

Director –  Canada Delivery & Operations, Vuram

Balaji Sridhar, Director, Canada Delivery & Operations, has more than 13 years of experience in technology, core software development, architecture, and design. Besides his rich technical expertise, he is a cafephile. His favorite drink is the South Indian filter coffee (or the authentic degree kaapi as referred to in the local language.) Join him as he takes you through the steps of preparing a traditional filter coffee just the way coffee lovers would.


Brindha Christy Elizabeth

Director –  Services, Vuram

Brindha Christy is Director of Services in Vuram. She comes with 14+ years of experience in technology, core software development, architecture, and design. At Vuram, she owns multiple accounts across domains and has successfully designed and delivered more than 100 BPM processes end to end and has been a pioneer in the digitalization of solutions.


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