Believe it or not, Twitter can be used for a lot more than sending out controversial tweets in the dead of night. If you’re looking for an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for your business, or perhaps if you’re in the business yourself, be sure to check out this list of the top thought leaders in the ERP industry that you should follow on Twitter.
Eric Kimberling @erickimberling
Eric Kimberling is the most recognized and respected independent ERP HCM and CRM systems expert in the world, giving 100% unbiased advice to clients for over 20 years. Eric has dedicated himself to giving keynote speeches at industry conferences and universities worldwide, and has been quoted in thousands of articles in newspapers, magazines, and books. Eric is an expert in organizational change management, project management, implementation, and evaluation of ERP systems. His extensive experience includes ERP and HCM software selection, organizational change management, and implementation project management. He is also the author of the acclaimed book, “An Expert’s Guide to ERP Success.”
Cindy Jutras @ERP_cindyjutras
A seasoned software and business professional with over 35 years of experience in applying software solutions to business problems, Jutras is an articulate and compelling speaker with strong writing skills and an ability to convey potentially complex concepts with brevity and clarity. She is experienced in a wide range of enterprise applications with deep domain experience including manufacturing, supply chain, enterprise performance and financial management. She is a published author with numerous magazine articles, hundreds of research documents and a full length book (ERP Optimization) to her credit.
Dirk Hoag @Forechecker
Dirk Hoag is an information systems professional with extensive experience implementing and maintaining Infor M3, as well as other ERP, warehouse management and healthcare payer systems. Over the years, he has participated in all aspects of the implementation project cycle, from initial justification through vendor selection, process design, system configuration, data conversion, process testing, user training and post go-live support.
Lisa Anderson @LisaAndersonLMA
As an expert in Manufacturing Strategy and End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation, Lisa Anderson has advised closely-held, private-equity backed and multi-billion dollar, global organizations in industries as diverse as aerospace and defense, building and industrial products, food and beverage, consumer products and healthcare products. SAP ranked Anderson as a Top 46 Supply Chain Influencer, Arketi named her a Top 40 B2B Tech Influencer and Washington Frank recognized her as a Top 50 ERP Influencer. Anderson is currently the founder and President of the LMA Consulting Group Inc.
Sven Denecken @SDenecken
Sven Denecken is SVP Product Management and Co-Innovation S/4HANA at SAP. In this role, Denecken is assessing customer and market requirements and defining SAP´s solutions strategy from inception to development via product management. Via Co-Innovation projects he discovers key trends and best practices in application of new technologies. His experience working with strategic customers and partners since decades, network to SAP´s field organization and industry analysts allows him to bring client issues and challenges directly into the solution development process, assuring that the next generation software solutions address customer requirements to focus on business outcome and help customers gain competitive advantage.
Anya Ciecierski @AnyaCWMktg
As the Director of Marketing for a Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner, Anya Ciecierski focuses on driving leads. For that reason, she started the ERP Software Blog to collaborate with other Partners to use “the power of the group” to supercharge marketing results. Ciecierski describes herself as content marketer sharing tips with ERP and CRM partners.
Barbara Westly @bwestly
Barbara Westly is the Multidisciplinary Consultant at Britec Computer Systems. Her specialties include: software implementation, data conversion, workflow design, business processes, custom programming and system integration, IT management, ERP, and project management. She previously held the position of Business, IT and ERP Consultant at Dimensional Business Solutions, where she helped with ERP, CRM and HR/PR implementations and training, analysis, custom programming, custom reporting, data conversion, IT management, security management, troubleshooting, on call support.
Laurent Dechaux @LaurentDechaux
Laurent Dechaux describes himself as passionate about digital and innovation that helps businesses of all sizes manage their organizations. With more than 20 years of experience in IT with different positions in sales and management. Dechaux now work for Sage as Managing Director, Southern Europe. He previously held the position as Digital Finance & Supply Chain Vice President at Oracle.
Brian Williams @BrianCWilliams7
In his Twitter bio, Williams titles himself as an “Enterprise Resource Planning Enthusiast, ERP Tech Solution Adviser. and Cloud Specialist. As a Commercial Sales Manager at Smartsheet, Williams is constantly working with organizations who are looking for a better way to manage the collaborative work of their employees within any aspect of their business. He previously held the position of ERP Applications Sales Representative at Oracle where Williams assisted emerging market companies in selecting the best ERP solution for their specific needs, relative to industry, compliance regulations, product specifications, technology expertise, etc.
Christos Pittis @CPITTIS
Christos Pittis has been a Dynamics NAV Consultant and Dynamics 365 Business Central for more than 12 years. As an ERP Consultant, Pittis has strong Financial, Retail, Logistics and Distribution, Jobs/Resources, Warehousing, CRM background. He currently holds senior-level roles as a Consultant in Dynamics NAV, including projects in the UK, Belgium, Dubai, Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and has been named a Top 50 ERP Influencer by Washington Frank.
Dan Aldridge @DanAldridge1
Dan Aldridge is the Managing Director of Priority Software USA and the CEO of Performa Apps ERP. His company Performa Apps has over 20 years’ experience implementing ERP systems like Baan, Infor LN and Priority Software. Aldridge is also an Infor LN consultant with over 15 successful Infor ERP implementations under his belt including Flex (Flextronics), Progress Rail, Snap-on, Blue Bird, Busch, etc. and has served as a CFO, CIO, ERP consultant and ERP project manager for some of the largest manufacturers in the world.
Frank Scavo @fscavo
Frank Scavo is the President at Strativa, a management consulting firm providing independent advice for business and technology decisions. His consulting services include business and IT strategy, enterprise system (ERP/CRM/SCM) vendor evaluation and selection, business process improvement, and change management services. His specialities include: IT strategy, business strategy, ERP, CRM, HCM, supply chain management (SCM), business process improvement, enterprise system vendor evaluation and selection, legacy system assessment and modernization, IT spending and staffing benchmarking, business case development, project management.
Louis Columbus @LouisColumbus
Louis Columbus is a software product marketing and product management leader with experience in marketing management, channel and direct sales with emphasis in Cloud, catalog and content management, sales and product configuration, pricing, and quoting systems. He has expertise and insight into marketing and selling integration solutions for CRM, ERP, SCM and PLM systems. Some of his specialties include: Enterprise Software Research, Software Product Marketing, Software Industry Analyst Relations, Software Product Planning and Management, and Software Pricing.
Margaret Harrist @mharrist
Margaret Harrist is an experienced and creative content marketing director and brand journalist, currently leading the thought leadership and top-of-the-funnel content strategy for several of Oracle’s strategic initiatives, including ERP, supply chain, AI applications, IoT, and blockchain. She also covers industry trends at Oracle OpenWorld and a range of Oracle’s other events—Modern Finance Experience, Modern Supply Chain Experience, Oracle Cloud Day, and Modern Business Experience.
Nick Castellina @nickcastellina
Nick Castellina is Director of Industry and Solution strategy where he is responsible for marketing messaging and strategic direction in the discrete manufacturing industries. At Infor, Castellina interacts with end users to understand their challenges and connects with product management and marketing to support Infor’s commitment to delivering focused solutions featuring industry best practices. Prior to Infor, Nick was Vice President and Research Group Director of the Aberdeen Group’s Business Planning and Execution research practice. There he worked with software vendors and end users to analyse trends and produce industry-leading content in topics related to Enterprise Resource Planning.
Roel Abatayo @bloggista
Roel Abatayo is passionate about ERP, Cloud Computing and SaaS, and in helping businesses do things better. With over 20 years experience in business consulting, IT Solutions strategy, selling, marketing, managing and implementing ERP and business applications specializing in Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Financials, Abatayo has assumed several roles in ERP Consulting, Delivery and Project Management, Client Advocacy, IT Strategy Advisory and Partner Management.
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