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Kelvin Ang, Principal, Treasury Advisory Group, Citi.
Based in New York, Kelvin is responsible for leading the delivery of advisory to Citi clients based in Eastern US, Canada and Latin America in the areas of treasury operations, working capital management, risk mitigation, and treasury technology. He joined Citi in April 2015 with extensive corporate experience, having been based in Asia, the US, and the Middle East in positions managing regional treasury centers, in-house banks, FX and interest rate risk management, and financial control. Prior to joining Citi he was most recently at Caterpillar. Kelvin holds an accounting degree from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, and is a Singapore Chartered Accountant as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Eleanor Hill, Editor, Treasury Management International
Eleanor started writing about corporate treasury in the days before the iPhone was invented. Having since edited several financial publications, including Treasury Today, she took up the editorial reins at TMI in January 2018.
In a previous professional life, she worked in the world of wealth management – and holds the Investment Management Certificate. Eleanor also has a degree in French and enjoys walking her dog in the Kent countryside.

Joe Lincoln, Senior Vice President at Serrala,  
is a leading specialist in SAP Treasury consulting and one of the founding partners of e5 Solutions Group (now Serrala).  As one of only two Platinum Treasury Consultants with SAP in the 1990s, Joe was pivotal in the early foundation and expansion of SAP Treasury into the N. American market. Since that time, Joe has proceeded to play a major role in the continuous improvement of the SAP Treasury and assisted numerous clients around the globe with design, development, and deployment of industry-leading treasury solutions.

Joe’s SAP Consulting expertise spans the applications of SAP Treasury and Risk Management, Electronic Banking, Cash Management, and In-House Cash Management (IHC), which are often bundled together generically under the titles of SAP Treasury.

Deon Otto, Development Manager, Treasury Software at Serrala North America.  
Deon Otto has spent the last 20 years designing and developing intuitive payment and treasury solutions for some of the world’s largest companies. Deon is currently a Senior Technical Manager, Finance & Treasury Services for Serrala, a global fintech provider focused on payment automation and security.

Deepa Palamuttam, Director of Global Tax and Treasury, Technology and Controls, Intel Corporation.
Deepa has worked at Intel Corp for 25 years beginning her career as a Software engineer developing custom built applications for Treasury, and after completing her MBA moved into Treasury Operations and Controls. With the recent merging of Tax and Treasury groups, she is now focused on Technology and Controls for Corporate Tax and Treasury. Deepa has a BS in Computer Engineering from Bombay University, India, MBA in Finance and Innovation in Technology from Santa Clara University, California and is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).

Blaise Scioli, Vice President at Serrala,
has over twenty-seven years of experience delivering treasury information management solutions and services to multinational corporations. He has deep expertise in integrated finance process design and implementation, as well as extensive experience evaluating and implementing both ERP and non-ERP treasury solutions. Blaise’s experience encompasses almost every ERP and non-ERP treasury solution in the market today at some level of detail.

Blaise is knowledgeable in all areas of SAP Cash Management and Treasury and Risk Management and has extensive implementation experience with SAP versions from 4.0 through the current S/4 HANA release and ECC Enhancement Pack. Blaise has led, managed and participated in significant treasury automation projects, ranging in scope from regional to global, in nearly every functional area within treasury.

Jim Scurlock, Director, Head of Global Cash Management, Microsoft
Jim Scurlock has led the Global Cash management & Treasury Integration practice at Microsoft for over 12 years. He is responsible for managing the Treasury, banking, intercompany lending, funding, repatriation planning, and in-house banking for more than 450 subsidiaries in 118 countries. Jim has over 17 years of cash management across the globe.

Bart Taeymans, Executive Director at The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
Based in Belgium, Bart is responsible for managing Global Treasury Operations and heading the International Treasury Center. He joined Estee Lauder in 2007. Prior to joining Estee Lauder he held several positions within the treasury department at Siemens.

Jatin Thacker, Senior Manager and Senior Solutions Architect at Serrala,
has over 15 years of experience evaluating, designing, and implementing cash, treasury, and risk management technology solutions for multinational and public sector companies. Through his engagement and leadership on over 20 Treasury projects, Jatin has gained extensive implementation experience and a deep expertise in all SAP Treasury and Banking versions from 4.0 through the current ECC and S/4 HANA releases. His comprehensive business and technical knowledge span all aspects of Treasury & Risk Management, In-House Banking, Cash Management, Payment Management, and Electronic Banking.

Peter Wolf, Senior Vice President at Serrala,  
and one of the founding partners of e5 Solutions Group (now Serrala), is a leading solution designer and expert in SAP Treasury and Banking. Peter has been specializing in SAP Treasury solutions for over 20 years and has led and supported on over 90 SAP Treasury projects for more than 50 different clients around the world. His experience and expertise span the entire suite of SAP’s Treasury, Cash Management, and Electronic Banking applications.

With more than 50 of his projects focused heavily on In-House Banking processes, such as Payments on Behalf of (POBO), Receipts on Behalf of (ROBO), Intercompany Netting, Cross-Company Cash Pooling, Intercompany Loans Management, and FX Hedging, Peter is also considered one of the industry’s leading specialists on In-House Banking and SAP’s In-House Cash (IHC) application.

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