Format: General Sessions
Bob McAdam, Pam Misialek, Chad Sogge, and AJ Justus welcome you to Anaheim for the official 'Dynamics GP Partner Pre-Day' before the formal GPUG Amplify event begins! This day is fully dedicated to sales & marketing professionals across the Dynamics GP partner channel, so join us as we kick things off with a partner-only update on the Dynamics GP application as well as what’s going on in our unique community, including the first reveal of Dynamics GP 2018!
GPUG General Manager
Bob is GPUG's General Manager within Dynamic Communities, a fast-growing business management organization that develops and supports Microsoft Dynamics user groups like GPUG. Previously, he spent several years in the Dynamics GP partner channel where he sold, designed, and deployed Dynamics GP solutions in a variety of industries. In addition to GPUG programming, Bob fulfills regular training opportunities in both live & virtual classroom settings for the GPUG Academy and is a member of the Dynamics GP Credentialling Committee at DynamicsPro.org. Bob is also a regular contributor to the GPUG Summit Planning Committee, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a periodic blogger on GPUG Collaborate, and co-host of Enterprise Software Podcast. He serves on the Board of the IAMCP Tampa Chapter as well.
Bob began his Dynamics GP career in 1998. Born and raised in western New York, Bob earned his undergraduate degree from St. Bonaventure University in 1987 and his MBA from Clarkson University in 1992, but permanently relocated to the Tampa Bay area with his family shortly thereafter, where he has been ever since.
Tuesday, March 21
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Chad Sogge is a GPM on the Dynamics SMB team. With over 16 years of software and services experience, Chad leads a team of program managers focussed on the Microsoft Dynamics SMB solutions. These include GP, NAV, SL and Dynamics 365 solutions. Some of the recent work that his team has been part of includes the newly created Dynamics 365 for Financials, GP 2016 and NAV 2017. Chad joined Microsoft in 2001 with the acquisition of Great Plains Software. He's held positions in sales, marketing, product management and R&D over the course of his career. Chad lives in Barnesville MN with his wife and four children.
US Dynamics GP Sales Manager
I am the US Dynamics GP Sales Manager here at Microsoft and have been in role for 8 months. While I live in Minneapolis, MN, my team spans across the US. I have been at Microsoft for 4 years in Dynamics partner roles covering SMB - Enterprise. Prior to Microsoft, I was a business development manager in the Microsoft and NetSuite partner channels.
Monday, March 20
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM