Session Details
Day: 17/03/2017
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Room: Morus 2

Track: Extending the Value
Level: 200 - Intermediate
Audience: Customers
Upgrading Your On Premise Solution to the Cloud

Making the leap to the cloud is imperative for most businesses today. While you take this journey, it's important to be aware of the differences about the system architecture and also of the best practices and common challenges that we see and how to avoid them.  

This session seeks to provide guidance to ensure a smooth transition of your on premise solutions to the cloud.

Introducing Your Speaker

Pedro Sacramento, Sr. FastTrack Program Manager, Microsoft

Pedro Sacramento works for Microsoft as a FastTrack Program Manager in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Product Group. Microsoft FastTrack is our customer success service designed to help you realize business value faster with the Microsoft Cloud. FastTrack provides you with a set of best practices, tools, resources, and experts committed to making your experience with the Microsoft Cloud a success.

Previous roles include Dynamics CRM Online Support Escalation Engineer at Microsoft for the EMEA region. Prior to Microsoft, Pedro had over 7 years of Consultancy and Development experience implementing CRM and ERP technologies in several different industries.

Roger Gilchrist, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Roger Gilchrist works for Microsoft as a Program Manager in the Dynamics CRM product group. His role is to engage with Dynamics CRM Enterprise Customers across the EMEA region.

Roger has been working for Microsoft since 2006, the first 5 years as a Solution Architect in Microsoft Consulting Services in the UK, delivering Enterprise implementations based on Dynamics CRM for EMEA customers in Financial Services, Public Sector and other industries. He has been using Dynamics CRM since v3.0 and is the author of a number of white papers on Dynamics CRM particularly around security modelling, business process modelling and performance optimisation.

Prior to this, Roger worked for Portrait Software (formerly known as AIT) for 10 years, a software supplier of Enterprise CRM software based on the Microsoft technology stack. He was a Solution Architect responsible for delivering CRM solutions to Enterprise customers primarily in Financial Services in Europe, US and Australia.