July 16, 2014
Rosewood Sand Hill | Menlo Park, California




Esta Sezer

Coca Cola Enterprises

Esat Sezer, Senior Vice President and CIO
Coca-Cola Enterprises

In October 2006, Esat Sezer was named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Coca-Cola Enterprises. Mr. Sezer oversees the company’s technology and information capabilities. Esat has more than 20 years of global IT experience. Most recently, Mr. Sezer served as Corporation Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Whirlpool Corporation, a position he held since 2002.

Prior to joining Whirlpool Corporation as Vice President, Global Information Services in 2001, Mr. Sezer held several positions of increasing responsibility with Colgate-Palmolive Co. From 1988 to 1991, he was a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting in London. Born and raised in Istanbul, Mr. Sezer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and his Master of Science in Quantitative Analysis from Istanbul University.

How will the cloud, mobile, social and big data shape your organization's future?

Discuss these topics and more with industry innovators and fellow global CIOs at the exclusive CIO Innovators Summit

Forget long powerpoint sessions, the attendee-driven agenda will include: Concise 30 minute keynotes from technology leaders and Facilitated discussions with other CIOs on topics voted on by you!



Founded by Apttus, Kenandy, and ServiceMax — Force United is a consortium of leading software companies across multiple industries built 100% native on the Salesforce1 Platform.


Summit Activities

8:30am-9:00am Networking Breakfast & Registration
9:00am-9:30am Cloud ERP and the Agile Enterprise
Sandy Kurtzig, Founder & CEO, Kenandy
9:30am-10:15am Valleyside Chat: Esat Sezer, Senior VP & CIO, Coca-Cola Enterprises & Ari Levy, Reporter, CNBC
10:15am-10:30am Break
10:30am-11:45am Facilitated Discussion Topics (Choose 1)
11:45am-12:00pm Break
12:00pm-12:30pm The New Cloud CIO: Transforming from Provider to Profit Center
Kamal Ahluwalia, CMO, Apttus
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm-2:00pm The Technology Driven Service Economy
Scott Berg, COO, ServiceMax
2:00pm-2:45pm Valleyside Chat: Trey Keisler, CIO, GE Energy & Rachael King, Reporter, Wall Street CIO Journal
2:45pm-3:00pm Break
3:00pm-4:15pm Facilitated Discussion Topic (Choose 1)
4:15pm-4:30pm Break
4:30pm-5:00pm Bringing It All Together: Managing Rapid Innovation
Andy Main, Principal, Deloitte
5:30pm-9:00pm Innovators Dinner

Click here to view facilitated discussion topics voted on by you!

Force United is a consortium of enterprise technology companies built natively on the Salesforce1 platform. The founding members include Apttus, Kenandy, and ServiceMax.


Apttus delivers Quote-to-Cash, category-defining software that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue.


Kenandy is the cloud ERP platform for the modern enterprise. Kenandy Empowers Real People™ to work the way they want to work on any device anywhere in the world—it’s easy to use, implement, and change. Kenandy automates all of your core business processes including order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, planning & production, and global financials.


There are more than five million field technicians in the US and tens of millions across the globe installing, repairing, and maintaining the machines that keep our lives running every single day. ServiceMax is the only complete field service software solution helping companies of all sizes manage contracts, scheduling, and parts, while also providing solutions for social, portals, and analytics — all delivered in the cloud to any mobile device.


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The Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, California
(650) 561-1500

Room Block & Hotel Rates

Force United has secured a block of rooms
at the Rosewood Sand Hill for attendees
with the following rates:

$395 Deluxe Room Rate or
$445 Premiere Room

Please call the hotel at 650-561-1500 and
book your room under the Force United room
block. If you have any issues, email info@forceunited.com.


San Jose International
Airport (SJC) - 15 miles

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Airport (OAK) - 39 miles

Force United CIO Innovators Summit
July 16, 2014
Rosewood Sand Hill, Menlo Park, California


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Discussion Topics

Vote on your top 5 topics when you register!

GLOBAL Real strategies for faster global rollouts of cloud technology
INNOVATION What’s the value of an innovation organization? Should you build one?
INTEGRATION Why integration is more important (and easier) than ever
SECURITY New technology = new security challenges: How to tackle them
MOBILE Building a long-term strategy for a constantly changing technology
SOCIAL How to unlock the value and speed adoption of social in the enterprise
CLOUD Is the cloud here to stay? What to expect in the future
APPLICATIONS Top applications CIOs can’t live without today
PROCESSES Why the cloud enables better, more nimble business processes
CPQ Arming sales with better Quote & Configuration capabilities
FIELD SERVICE Making field service a strategic part of your business through technology
ERP Is ERP dead? The new world of ERP and what it means to your company
IMPLEMENTATION Tips and tricks for cloud implementation success
AGILE What is agile innovation? Should you adopt this model?
SALESFORCE Strategies for the Salesforce platform today and what will be possible tomorrow 
DATA BI, predictive analytics and big data: How CIOs are gaining insights from data

Thank you for your interest, but the CIO Innovators Summit is currently sold out. If you are interested in being put on the wait list, please email registration@forceunited.org.