Bob Cohen is Vice President of Marketing and Research Director for Ardent Partners, an advisory and research firm focused on defining, advancing, and promoting the supply management strategies, processes, and technologies that drive business value and accelerate organizational transformation within the enterprise. At Ardent, Bob advances evolutionary strategies within spend and supply management, and evangelizes the enhancement of accounts payable, electronic commerce networks, business travel and expense management, and other key areas. He is also responsible for the firm’s marketing function as well.
Sudarshan Ranganath is an accomplished product management executive with 15+ year track record of driving strategy and tactical execution to create market leading enterprise/cloud products and services, drive customer adoption, revenue, profitability and long term enterprise value. He has extensive knowledge and experience with public and private cloud platforms, across all aspects of infrastructure, service delivery, and business model, especially creating products/services on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Significant experience successfully transforming on-premise software business to the Cloud/SaaS model.