Please tune in this Friday 8/12 on #DisrupTV - go to https://blab.im/DisrupTVShow, where Ramon Chen, Reltio's CMO will be chatting with R "Ray" Wang & Vala Afshar together with other guests @sanderssays @DHenschen
Meet the Hosts
R "Ray" Wang
R "Ray" Wang is the founder, chairman and principal analyst at Constellation Research and the author of the popular enterprise software blog, "A Software Insider’s Point of View." With a background in emerging business and technology trends, enterprise apps strategy, technology selection, and contract negotiations enables Ray to provide clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption.
Ray is also the author of "Disrupting Digital Business," which brings to life digital transformation as it affects business and technology strategy. In 2008, 2009 and 2014, Ray was recognized by the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) as the Analyst of the Year, and in 2009, he was recognized as one of the most important analysts for Enterprise, SMB, and Software. He previously was a founding partner and research analyst for enterprise strategy at Altimeter Group.
Follow him on Twitter: @rwang0.
Vala Afshar is the Chief Digital Evangelist for Salesforce, where he collaborates with industry analysts and digital business thought leaders in order to best serve customers by sharing opportunities for digital change.
Previously, Vala served as CMO for Extreme Networks and CMO and Chief Customer Officer for Enterasys Networks. An award-winning inventor of social technologies and customer services operations, Afshar is considered a pioneer in cloud computing, social collaboration, and business intelligence. He is a sought after expert in digital business transformation - digital marketing, information technology and the changing role of CIOs, CMOs and CDOs.
He is the author of "The Pursuit of Social Business Excellence" and is also a weekly contributor of technology, business and leadership articles in the Huffington Post, Inc. magazine, and other publications.
Follow him on Twitter at @ValaAfshar.