TiE Knowledge Series | CRM and Artificial Intelligence
Apr 24, 2019
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles)
The Yellow Chilli. Buena Park, 7850 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park,United States View map →

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This two-part interactive discussion will cover Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Artificial Intelligence.  

Part 1 - How the best run companies make their CRM work for them

An interactive discussion on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems for marketing to and acquiring new customers, retaining and growing current customers, collaborating with partners and making the channels work for you. Successful businesses invest in people, systems and processes that turn marketing to lead generation machines, move deals through the pipeline, improve win rates, more predictably forecast demand, identify and quickly address problems before they get out of hand. If you are a business leader growing your business, you will take away insights to help prepare for and proactively manage growth, so it does not overwhelm your business and you as a leader.

Part 2 - Artificial Intelligence

An interactive discussion on why we need AI, how we can apply it to our businesses, the typical jobs related to AI, which are the most powerful AI companies, the benefits of AI, and what to expect in 2019.

Speakers and Panelists

Ramana Metlapalli | Managing Principal | Varasi | www.varasi.com

Ramana co-founded Varasi with the founding philosophy of combining business acumen with deep knowledge of CRM best practices and Salesforce products to serve mid-market customers leveraging the Salesforce platform. Varasi clients include growth businesses across Technology, Manufacturing verticals with an emphasis in subscription business models.

Ramana’s experience spans 25 years helping established and growing businesses build stronger customer relationships leveraging information systems. He has facilitated workshops and audits for Sales, Service & Marketing strategies for clients around the world and has led programs for implementing them. His employers have included PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG Consulting,
RealFoundations, Persistent and CSC. Ramana has an MBA from University of Southern California, MSE in Electrical Engineering from Temple University. 

Jerry Hartanto | Advanced Analytics Practice Lead: AI/Machine Learning and Self-Service  BI|Trace3| www.trace3.com

Jerry Hartanto leads the AI and Self-Service BI Practice at Trace3, a technology solution provider with growing consulting practices. Jerry’s passion is driving business outcomes and metrics by leveraging technology, particularly through better, faster decision making through data and analytics.  His background is in management consulting, corporate/business strategy, marketing and sales, operations and process improvement, and product development and engineering. He holds BSEE, MSEE, and MBA degrees.

Event Address:  

The Yellow Chilli, 7850 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

Tickets Pricing for Members:

Free for Early Bird registration before April 17th  (Limited to first 30 registrants)

$15 for General Admission

Tickets Pricing for Non-Members:

$20 for Early Bird registration before April 17th (Limited to first 30 registrants)

$35 for General Admission

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  1. ​The Yellow Chilli. Buena Park,
    7850 Beach Boulevard ,
    Buena Park, California, United States
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Organiser : Anil Ramineni

Anshuman Sinha

TiE SoCal | Executive Director, 2018 - 2019

TiE SoCal | President-Elect 2020

714.504.7434 |[email protected]

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TiE Knowledge Series | CRM and Artificial Intelligence

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