2018 SAP Analytics Showcase

You’re invited to the 2018 SAP Analytics Showcase.

May 11, 2018 - 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Private Trackside Tent
Woodbine Raceway 555 Rexdale Blvd, Toronto

Will We See You There?

The Performance Analytics Customer Exchange is a customer-focused event to help drive financial transformation in your organization. Our Mission is to build a community of industry thought leaders, customers and prospective customers of SAP Analytics and Enterprise Performance Management.

We share our collective knowledge, experience, successes, and challenges on the road to digital finance transformation. Attendees will learn about industry trends, SAP product innovations and hear how your peers are leveraging SAP technology solutions to re-position the finance function and create a digital mindset across the organization.

Attendance is complimentary. However, seating is very limited. We recommend to quickly register to secure your spot. Included is the unique experience of visiting the Woodbine Raceway at trackside to see and wager on the horse races.

Book your spot!

Hosted by


8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday May 11, 2018

Attendance is complimentary


Private Trackside Tent

Woodbine Raceway

555 Rexdale Blvd, Toronto


Why Should You Attend?

Have a look below at the caliber of the presentations from previous years and I think you will agree this is the premier event of the year for Enterprise Performance Management and Analytics.

For several years we have attracted top speakers from our customers, SAP, and Performance Analytics on topics that are relevant and timely. The focus of the SAP Analytics Showcase is to highlight the latest innovations in Analytics from SAP. You will benefit from seeing first hand the investment SAP is making in Analytics and understand how these products will benefit your digital journey.

Who Should Attend?

This event is meant for the Office the CIO and Office of the CFO, specifically the Finance teams that are involved in Performance Management and Analytics. Past attendees included titles of: CFO, VP Finance, Controller, Assistant Controller, Manager of FP&A, and CIO.

Join the FUN!!

After the presentations, join Performance Analytics in a fun filled afternoon of team wagering on the horse races. No knowledge of racing or wagering is required. Everyone will be placed on a team and you collectively bet real money provided. At the end of the afternoon, the top three teams will be awarded cash prizes! What a great way to network with customers, SAP and Performance Analytics.


7:30 Reception and Breakfast
8:30 "The Brave New World for Finance with Analytics"
Presented by Pete Pigott, President and CEO, FEI Canada (Financial Executives International Canada)
Learn more!
9:00 S/4HANA the Path to Digital Finance. SAP Analytics within the context of S/4HANA
Presented by Kirk Anderson, Vice President, EPM Product Management
Learn More!
9:30 SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and SAP Digital Boardroom - LIVE DEMO
Presented by Jason Reid, Senior Director, Global Analytics Center of Excellence Americas
Learn more!
10:00 SAP Leonardo - "Internet of Things"
Presented by Steve Day, SAP Leonardo Platform Marketing
Learn More!
10:30 Break
10:45 New Product Introduction: SAP Performance Management (Advanced Profitability Analytics)
Presented by Eric Levy, Analytics Solutions Supervisor, msg global solutions Canada
Learn More!
11:15 Transforming the Financial Close for SAP Customers (Hosted by BlackLine)
Presented by Michael Gilmartin, Director, Value Engineering
Learn More!
11:45 SAP Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Analytics Roadmap
Presented by Kirk Anderson, Vice President, EPM Product Management
Learn More!
12:15 Lunch and Networking
Betting rules and team assignments
1:00 Betting and Racing Social

Participants are randomly assigned to 10 teams.
Each team is stacked with $500, sponsored by Performance Analytics.
Team bets on each race.
LIVE TEAM RESULTS TRACKING via SAP Digital Dashboard running on SAP Analytics Cloud.

Total betting pool winnings format:
1st place = 50% of the total pool
2nd place = 30% of the total pool
3rd place = 20% of the total pool
4:00 Winners announced - Cash Prizes 

Keynote Speakers

Pete Pigott

Pete Pigott

President and CEO, FEI Canada (Financial Executives International Canada)

Pete interacts daily with leading CXOs and brings a comprehensive view of the current challenges, and how leading companies are navigating their digital transformation journey. Learn how the latest analytics technology can be deployed to unlock the value of data across your enterprise.

Pete is a senior finance leader and has served as CFO for Entertainment One, Sleep country Canada, and TSC stores, President and CEO of Boreal Laboratories, COO of West 49, and Executive Director and CFO of GreenCentre Canada.

FEI Canada is the premier association of Financial Executives, connecting 1500 members across 11 chapters through networking, knowledge exchange, advocacy, and ethical leadership.

Kirk Anderson

Kirk Anderson

Vice President, EPM Product Management

Kirk Anderson is responsible for Go To Market and Solution Management activities related to SAP's suite of EPM Products, with a key focus on SAP BPC and integration with S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud in addition to SAP’s Financial Performance Management solution.

Jason Reid

Jason Reid

Senior Director, Global Analytics Center of Excellence Americas

Jason is responsible for driving success of SAP’s Analytics solutions (Focused on BOC) in North and South America. With over 20 years’ experience in Analytics and specifically in the area of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) from a product management, development, sales, and services perspective, he has deep and diverse working experience in Cloud/SaaS and industries including finance, energy, and manufacturing. In addition to an in-depth knowledge of the financial planning, financial consolidations, profitability, and strategy management disciplines, he is a Six Sigma Black-belt and has experience in agile lifecycle product management. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Memorial University and attended Ryerson University for Database design and data modeling. Jason combines his deep technical background with a long-term advisor and consultant roles in many customer engagement activities.

Steve Day

Steve Day

SAP Leonardo Platform Marketing

Steve Day has over 15 years’ experience in Enterprise Software Marketing and Sales, including 7 years with SAP. He presents regularly at customer events including SAPPHIRE, Chief Analytics Officer Forums, ASUG, TechEd, SAP Insider and SAP Innovation Days. Steve built the SAP Analytics Cloud and Digital Boardroom practice in North America and is an evangelist for SAP Leonardo. Steve spends his time helping customers transform their business with SAP Leonardo for a sustained competitive advantage. When not working with SAP customers Steve and his family can be found climbing and skiing the mountains around Vancouver, Canada.

Eric Levy

Eric Levy

Analytics Solutions Supervisor, msg global solutions Canada

Eric is responsible for driving success of SAP’s Analytics solutions for Financial Services in Canada (Focused on Insurance Analyzer and Performance Management). With over 10 years’ experience in Actuarial Science and Analytics, specifically in the area of Financial Services, he has deep and diverse working experience in insurance and banking implementations. In addition to an in-depth knowledge of Fund Transfer Pricing, ABC Costing, Profitability Analysis, Risk Management and Stochastic Calculation, he is a fellow actuary. He holds a Master Science degree from Universite Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg – France) in Actuarial Science. Eric combines his deep technical background with his passion for coding and consultant roles in many customer engagement activities.

Michael Gilmartin

Michael Gilmartin

Director, Value Engineering

Michael Gilmartin, Director Value Engineering, has been with BlackLine since 2011. As a former BlackLine administrator, accountant, and SAP project manager, Michael had responsibility for globally performing multiple general ledger migrations and projects, managing close processes, implementing BlackLine solutions, and conducting training.


Register below, and we will update you as we release the agenda and speaker roster for PACx2018.

We at Performance Analytics respect your privacy. Your email will never be distributed to anyone else and you will not receive any unwanted emails from us. You can withdraw your subscription consent at any time. For more information please refer to the privacy policy or contact us for details.

Find out what you missed at PACx2016

Explore these great presentations from industry thought leaders.

© 2018 Performance Analytics Corporation. All rights reserved.performanceanalytics.com | 1-855-722-5858

© 2018 Performance Analytics Corporation. All rights reserved.