Oracle OpenWorld


Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco | September 16-19, 2019

Human experience, fueled by digital innovation. Imagine now.

Deloitte is the title sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco

Join Deloitte for #OOW19 and learn how digital innovation is fueling human experience. With cloud-enabled business transformation on the forefront of leading organizations’ agendas—our professionals are ready to help amplify human experience, encourage collaboration, and accelerate growth. To learn more, attend a Deloitte learning session and visit us at booth 901 in the Exchange. Download our Learning Session Guide, and plan to connect with us onsite. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

Whether you‘re looking to attend Imagine Now theatre presentations, interact with professionals during live solution demos in our Experience Now learning center, or simply drop by to learn more about Deloitte’s Oracle capabilities and services, the Deloitte exhibit is a value-packed destination at Oracle OpenWorld.

Location: Deloitte Booth #901

Exhibit Hours:

Monday, September 16th | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 17th | 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18th | 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Speaking Sessions

Proactive Monitoring of FedEx PaaS Instances Using Oracle Management Cloud

Monday, September 16 | 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Moscone South – Room 152C

Description: FedEx started its transformative journey to implement Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services for global finance operations. Its business-critical integration and analytics applications needed a robust infrastructure management solution comprising of proactive monitoring, real time analytics, and rapid troubleshooting. In this session learn how FedEx addressed this challenge using Oracle Management Cloud services including monitoring (application, infrastructure, and security), log analytics, and IT analytics.


  • Hitesh Mahajan, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Ruchir Nema, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Basu Bangalore, Manager, FedEx

Audience: ERP

Different Avenues of Time Entry on Oracle Time and Labor Cloud

Monday, September 16 | 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 2024B

Description: Did you know that Oracle Time and Labor Cloud provides out-of-the-box web clock functionality along with ability to interface with any other third-party time entry system and hardware clocks? In this session learn how to create a timecard by using web clock, web service, and other out-of-the-box time entry functionalities available through the employee self-service, manager self-service, and time administrator roles. In addition, learn about the considerations to keep in mind while choosing any of these functionalities for time entry and the best practices around them.


  • Shiv Saroj, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Audience: HCM

McDermott Case Study: Journey to the Oracle ERP Cloud

Monday, September 16 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. |Moscone West - Room 2000

Description: McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) solutions to the energy industry. EPCI companies are facing a number of market shifts and disrupters including digital innovation, M&A activities, and a changing workforce. In this session learn about McDermott's Oracle ERP Cloud journey, and its Deloitte partnership to work with Oracle’s cloud applications.


  • Srinivas Venneti, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Sharad Anand, Senior Director Finance Transformation, McDermott International, Inc.
  • Kristi Kohl, Senior IT Manager, McDermott International, Inc.

Audience: ERP

Revolutionizing Finance and Supply Chain Powered by Blockchain

Monday, September 16 | 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2011B

Description: Blockchain can transform how businesses transact today. CFOs and supply chain executives are looking for examples of how this technology can be leveraged as they drive toward touchless processes. Data verification is resource-intensive with disconnected finance and supply chain processes resulting from previously asynchronous data. Blockchain can provide a solution that provides a shared, secure data source trusted by all parties updated in near real time. In this session learn how Deloitte’s offering combined with the power of Oracle Cloud and blockchain provide the backbone for touchless processing, enabling predictive insights, eliminating redundant activities, and improving controls/compliance and working capital.


  • Sonal Sood, Oracle Digital Finance Solutions Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Shagun Goyal, Oracle Digital Finance and Blockchain Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Richard Pumphret, Finance & Enterprise Performance Blockchain Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Audience: ERP, Blockchain

2019 Deloitte Human Capital Trends – Leading the Social Enterprise

Monday, September 16 | 1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2007A

Description: Now is not the time to tinker at the edges of your organization—it’s time to reinvent it. An intensifying combination of economic, social, and political disruption is forcing organizations to move beyond mission statements and social impact programs to place humans at the center of their business strategies to lead the social enterprise. To bring meaning back into the workplace and a human identity back to the worker, it’s clear that traditional human capital programs and processes must be fundamentally reinvented. What’s the right next step for your organization? Join this session to learn more about the latest human capital trends and how they’re shaping the future of HR.


  • Keith Burr, Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Chetan Jain, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Bruce Shaffer, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Audience: HCM

Moving to Self-Sufficiency in a Cloud World

Monday, September 16 | 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3007C

Description: In this session learn about change management strategies that allow for quick cloud adoption and project success. Discover a clear forward-thinking visioning process and the right tools and technologies, including best practices for self-sufficiency in a cloud world.


  • Timothy Williams, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Tammie Potvin, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte Consulting

Lorin Bookout, VP Partner Enablement, Oracle University, Oracle

Audience: EPM, ERP, HCM, SCM, CX

Elevate Your Enterprise: Move and Innovate with Oracle Cloud

Tuesday, September 17 | 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Moscone West - Room 2002

Description: Your goal as an organization isn’t just to move what you do to the cloud; it’s to use the cloud to set your digital transformation foundation in motion. Deloitte and Oracle Consulting have announced a strategic collaboration called ELEVATE to provide professional services that accelerate their clients’ digital transformation by maximizing the value of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Autonomous Database. In this session learn how Deloitte and Oracle Consulting will help modernize environments by not only migrating customers to cloud, but also by driving the innovation and insights required to impact top-line revenue growth. Hear from senior leadership on how this collaboration can grant you peace of mind, enable your innovation, and lay a foundation for growth.


  • Jeffrey Davis, Global Oracle Business Leader and Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP 
  • Don Schmidt, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Aaron Millstone, SVP, Oracle Cloud Consulting, Oracle

Cloud Modernization Top Down: The City of Atlanta Sets the Standard

Tuesday, September 17 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3006

Description: The City of Atlanta decided to migrate all their core business functions to the cloud with an eye toward digital transformation and process improvements. Unlike many public sector organizations, Atlanta opted against a “phased” approach, and instead moved quickly to switch to an all-cloud, modern back-office platform in just over a year. To meet its goals, the city implemented the full spectrum of Oracle cloud applications – taking advantage of the built-in integration between Oracle ERP, EPM and HCM Cloud – to simplify reporting, lower TCO and eliminate paper processes. Hear directly from city leaders on the benefits that they realized just eight months after implementation.


  • Alfonso Pinan, Director of Financial Systems, City of Atlanta
  • John Gaffney, Deputy CFO, City of Atlanta
  • Aman Kapoor, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLC
  • Swathi Potla, Operations/Project Manager, City of Atlanta
  • Alfonso Pinan, Director of Financial Systems, City of Atlanta
  • John Gaffney, Deputy CFO, City of Atlanta
  • Swathi Potla, Operations/Project Manager, City of Atlanta

Audience: EPM, ERP, HCM

FedEx Delivers Innovation Through Cloud Analytics

Tuesday, September 17 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Moscone South - Room 209

Description: FedEx is on a transformative journey to modernize its enterprise analytics using the latest cloud-based analytics tools. These solutions simultaneously provide self-service data discovery, predictive analytics, and data visualization capabilities for immediate value to the business. In addition, modern analytics capabilities include mobile analytics, natural language processing, AI, and machine learning—all natively enabled without additional installation. This has enabled FedEx to not only modernize its analytics platform but also rationalize and consolidate various tools, queries, and applications (procured or built, and implemented in silos) into a single platform while evolving to a data-driven philosophy. Attend this session to learn more.


  • Jason Davis, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Justin Baker, Principal Cloud Platform Specialist, Analytics, Oracle
  • Mike Mitchell, Mgr. CAST ACoE, FedEx Services

Audience: Analytics

Preparing for the Workforce of the Future: HCM Innovations in the Cloud

Tuesday, September 17 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. |Moscone West - Room 2006/2008

Description: Where do you see yourself in five years? In two years? That used to be a common interview question. The average work tenure is now less than five years. What can you do as an employer to recognize this shift and keep your quality people longer? Today’s talent is mobile—can you keep them mobile within your own organization? Can you reimagine your workforce to where it will be in five years, or two years? New markets, new jobs, new ways to find jobs, having multiple jobs—what technology do you need to enable that? In this session find out how you can create your tomorrow, today.

Session includes Deloitte’s Navigating Your Route Now: Getting Ahead of Challenges for the Future of HR

Rapid changes in technologies, business models, and worker expectations are accelerating the need to address the future of work. What does this mean for HR? HR must take the lead for enterprises to reimagine the future – today. You’ll learn how the future of HR requires a shift in outcomes including, how HR can adopt a digital mindset, employ a focus on HR customers to create an engaging workforce experience and employ advanced technology to enable productivity and create a unified engagement platform. In today’s disruptive world, there is no single path to driving value through HR. Join us to learn more about developing your unique route that leads to your ultimate destination – the Future of HR.


  • Christopher Leone, Senior Vice President, Applications Development, Oracle
  • Walt Sokoll, Partner, Deloitte

Audience: HCM

Securing Oracle ERP Cloud at FedEx

Tuesday, September 17 | 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. |Moscone West - Room 2011C

Description: FedEx is embarking on a multiphase, multiyear transformation of its global finance and procurement operations. As the company accelerates adoption of Oracle ERP Cloud to realize flexibility, scale, and cost saving benefits, the information security and compliance organizations are challenged with transforming people, process, and technology to adapt to a more complex threat landscape. In this session learn how FedEx identified and assessed cyber risks across its cloud footprint and implemented mitigating strategies leveraging native Oracle ERP Cloud capabilities and technologies, including risk management, robotic process automation, and automation of role and data security provisioning.


  • Jonathan Martin, Senior Manager, Deloitte
  • Mitesh Madhav, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Alex Alayasa, Managing Director, Corporate Business Services, FedEx

Audience: Finance

Empowering HR Transformation: Delta Dental’s Transition to Oracle HCM Cloud

Tuesday, September 17 | 3:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2000

Description: As Delta Dental developed its long-term HR transformation goals, standing up a new service delivery model and deploying a flexible cloud-based HR solution that delivered a modern, world-class employee experience became important cornerstones for success. In this session, learn how Delta Dental partnered with Deloitte Consulting to redefine business processes, establish a new delivery model for HR, and implement leading technology that allows the organization to begin a journey towards a future of unlimited potential.


  • John Joseph Antoniraj, Senior Consultant, Deloitte
  • Brian Sherman, Vice President, People, Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental
  • Marcy Usher, Director of People Insights, Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental

Audience: HCM

Fireside Chat: AI Success, Fact or Fiction?

Tuesday, September 17 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2002

Description: Join this session to hear a panel of experts discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on their business. Learn pitfalls to avoid, top technologies to use, and common myths that shouldn't be believed.


  • Bill Briggs, Global and US Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte
  • Bastiaan Janmaat, VP, Product Management, Oracle
  • Jon Rabinovitz, Director, Data Operations, Oracle

Audience: ERP, CX, AI

Establishing End-to-End Security for a Highly Sensitive Public Sector System

Tuesday, September 17 | 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. | Moscone South - Room 309

Description: One of Deloitte’s primary public sector customers is driving healthcare eligibility solutions for a state with nearly 1.6 million constituents. The system provides a comprehensive packaged delivery model leveraging a highly performant and available database architecture. This session demonstrates the leading practices followed to deploy, maintain, and secure data by encrypting data at rest with Transparent Data Encryption and encryption in motion, using Oracle network components. Backups are secured with advanced security options via Veritas NetBackup. Additionally, the session provides details of configurations for achieving the same security levels within an Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) and DR environment.


  • Mohan Krishnappa, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Ndohnwi Moma, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Zawacki, Project Manager, Deloitte
  • Marcy Usher, Director of People Insights, Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental

Audience: HCM

Digital Transformation: Titan Wheel Evolves into Smart Factory

Wednesday, September 18 | 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 2020A

Description: How can an industrial manufacturer drive the manufacturing operations to a new level of efficiency? In this session learn how Oracle Manufacturing Cloud, Oracle Maintenance Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain Planning Cloud, Oracle Internet of Things Production Monitoring Cloud, and Ignition enable a smart and connected factory. See how the seamless integrations between business applications and operations technologies improve product quality, drive efficiency, and facilitate machine learning for an optimized preventive maintenance management schedule.


  • Carman Brown, Continuous Improvement Manager, Titan Wheel
  • Qianruo Sun, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Sean Dean, Production Control Manager, Titan International

Audience: Manufacturing and High Tech, SCM

Revolutionizing Physicians’ Experience and Contract Management in Healthcare

Wednesday, September 18 | 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 3002

Description: Healthcare firms face substantial limitations to create and comply with contractual agreements. The complexity is mostly associated with the need to create individualized terms and conditions for physicians. Northwell Health currently manages around 15,000 physicians and their compensation through a custom application that requires substantial manual intervention. As part of Project Polaris, Deloitte and Northwell are implementing an integrated, end-to-end solution leveraging Oracle HCM Cloud and PaaS to satisfy such complex requirements. The solution also contains approval workflows and persona-driven security roles to ensure proper governance, review, and ownership prior to posting values into the cloud for payroll processing. Attend this session to learn more.


  • Benson Baby, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • William Perico Neto, Solution Engineer, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Elina Petrillo, VP of HRIT, Northwell Health

Audience: HCM

Partner Perspective: Cloud Enablement and Strategies for Increased Certification

Wednesday, September 18 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 3007C

Description: In this session hear directly from Oracle partners on how they are enabling their teams through Oracle University learning paths and digital training to succeed in the cloud. In a Q&A-formatted discussion learn strategies for increasing certification and ensuring resources have the skills needed for implementation success.


  • Mauro Schiavon, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Lorin Bookout, VP Partner Enablement, Oracle University, Oracle
  • Mustafa Biviji, Managing Director, Accenture

Audience: EPM, ERP, HCM, SCM, Customer Experience

Aerospace and Defense Transformation: General Dynamics Mission System Moves to the Cloud

Wednesday, September 18 | 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2002

Description: In this session see firsthand what it looks like to be on the bleeding edge of digital transformation in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry. General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is one of the first A&D clients to move its ERP system to a fully integrated, SaaS, cloud-based solution for financials, supply chain, manufacturing, and planning business functions. Learn how GDMS is leveraging Oracle’s government cloud solutions and how it is handling sensitive data while still experiencing the full benefit of cloud technologies.


  • Jason Seagraves, Senior Manager – Financial Systems, General Dynamics Mission Systems, General Dynamics
  • Steve Gerken, Senior Director of Financial Systems and Business Analysis, General Dynamics Mission Systems, General Dynamics
  • Nicole Wilkinson, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Audience: ERP

Creating a Global Digital Modern Finance Platform at FedEx

Wednesday, September 18 | 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3007A

Description: US$70 billion in revenue, 400,000 employees, 220 countries, 800 planes, major acquisition integration, extreme cybersecurity demands: FedEx is a truly global company. In this session learn how it created a digital modern finance enterprise structure within a three-year time frame and the special approach it took to creating a global cloud financials enterprise foundation. FedEx, Oracle, and Deloitte executives provide a unique perspective on how a deeply collaborative partnership has played a critical role in the success of the program to date.


  • Monis Muzaffar, Sr. Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Bunney, Industry Advisor, Oracle
  • Michael Dearen, Director, FedEx Corporation

Audience: Finance

General Session: Outpace Change with SCM Oracle Cloud

Wednesday, September 18 | 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. |Moscone West - Room 2006/2008

Description: The goal for any supply chain initiative is to bridge the widening gap between business expectations and operational performance, and to do this not just against the present challenges but against the challenges of the future. That is, to be future-ready and to outpace change. This is the capability that Oracle has delivered though its supply chain cloud solutions. In this session hear how Oracle’s evergreen technology, continuous adaptability, and frictionless deployment is helping customers respond and thrive in the face of fast-changing requirements. Learn about key recent product innovations, Oracle’s vision for what’s coming next, and how to map out your own road to Oracle Cloud.


  • Jeff Croxen, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLC
  • Adam Mussomeli, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLC
  • Richard Jewell, Senior Vice President, Applications Development, Oracle
  • Jon Chorley, CSO and GVP SCM Product Strategy, Oracle
  • Brandon Weber, Director of Supply Chain; Oracle Cloud Procure to Pay & Planning Lead, Titan Wheel North America Titan

Audience: SCM

Kohl's Finance Transformation/Value Realization: Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle EPM

Wednesday, September 18 | 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3016

Description: In this session US-based retail chain Kohl’s (a US$19B company) executives, along with partners from Oracle Consulting and Deloitte, share highlights of Kohl’s ongoing digital transformation to modernize its finance and purchasing organizations. Hear how the retail chain planned and implemented Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle EPM Cloud in record time. Topics covered include business drivers; approach to migration from PeopleSoft to Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle EPM Cloud; the decision to use a multivendor implementation strategy; cloud implementation best practices; usage of Oracle Integration, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud, and MySQL technologies; lessons learned; and business benefits.


  • Shrikant Vaidyanathan, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Satya Lanka, VP, Oracle
  • Tony Albergo, VP - Technology, Kohl's
  • Kevin Mantz, VP of Finance, Kohl's Department Stores

Audience: ERP, ERM

Deloitte Customer Stories

Wednesday, September 18 | 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2010

This session focuses on experiences, lessons learned, and the benefits gained from the company’s initiatives leveraging Oracle EPM Cloud for financial close.


  • Brian Ginsberg, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Scott Martin, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Jim Malseed, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Rich Wilkie, Vice President, EPM Product Management, Oracle

Audience: Finance

Accelerate the Journey to Become an Insight-Driven Organization: Oracle Analytics Cloud

Thursday, September 19 | 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. |Moscone West - Room 3002

Description: Healthcare providers today are under constant pressure to reduce cost, increase efficiency, and deliver high-quality services. The demand for capabilities that can enhance decision-making ability with appropriate insights and intelligence is ever increasing. In this session learn how Hartford Healthcare, in partnership with Deloitte Consulting, enhanced its analytics capability with Oracle Analytics Cloud and delivered insights and intelligence across the enterprise, driving financial transparency and predictability. Oracle Analytics Cloud was the right choice because of its comprehensive portfolio of analytics offerings including self-service visualizations, enterprise reporting, advanced analytics, and dynamic user-driven what-if modeling that provides proactive insights.


  • Ashish Chhabra, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting
  • Vamsidhar Mukku, Director of Enterprise Applications, Hartford Healthcare

Audience: HCM

Going Beyond Smart: Redefine Manufacturing with AI and IOT

Thursday, September 19 | 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2009C

Description: Manufacturing organizations are rapidly transforming into smart and connected manufacturing centers that combine operational data from the factory floor with supply chain planning data to drive manufacturing intelligence to improve product quality, drive efficiency, and process automation. In this session learn how Oracle’s IoT applications, Oracle Manufacturing Cloud, and Oracle Supply Chain Planning Cloud enable smart factories and modern supply chains with seamless interaction models between business applications and operations technology. Learn key innovations driving Industry 4.0. deployments include edge computing, digital twin, digital thread, applied artificial intelligence, and machine learning.


  • Manoj Menon, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Viji Krishnamurthy, Sr. Director, Oracle
  • Stacy Ripparda, Titan International

Audience: SCM

Using Oracle Enterprise Manager to Manage and Secure Critical Public Sector OLTP Systems

Thursday, September 19 | 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Moscone South - Room 156A

Description: In this session learn how a public sector customer is driving healthcare eligibility solutions for nearly 1.6 million state constituents. Topics covered include using transparent data encryption and Oracle Database Vault, as well as Oracle Audit Vault was implemented to monitor, detect, and block database threat traffic. Hear about the end-to-end activities performed to manage and monitor a highly secured and encrypted multitenant Oracle Database 12c using Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c. Learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager can be leveraged to implement security and block threats, and how to use Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher reports from Oracle Enterprise Manager. The session also explores using Oracle GoldenGate management packs for managing replicated systems.


  • Michael Zawacki, Project Manager, Deloitte
  • Mohan Krishnappa, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Vijay Krishnan, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Zawacki, Project Manager, Deloitte

Audience: HCM

SAS Revenue Transformation: Adoption of ASC 606 with Oracle Revenue Management

Thursday, September 19 | 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 2011B

Description: SAS, a global software company, embarked on a journey to implement Oracle ERP with an objective of integrating home-grown systems with the cloud for business synergy. It was also faced with a challenge to adopt the ASC606/IFRS15 revenue standard. In this session learn why it selected Oracle Revenue Management, augmented with Deloitte’s RevenuePrint methodology. RevenuePrint provided multiple accelerators including a preprocessor to ensure availability of the right data and enabled a smooth transition without impacting any key processes. With this solution, SAS was able to perform revenue carve-outs for lines, utilize residual approach for standalone prices, and handle complex foreign currency scenarios. Join the session to discuss this proven approach to successful revenue transformation.


  • Gourav Rathi, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Kriti Verma, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Annalee Moore, Manager Finance, Worldwide, SAS Institute Inc.

Audience: Finance