Top 10 ERP thought leaders

Top 10 ERP Thought Leaders Rated and Reviewed for 2020

This comprehensive guide ranks today’s top thought leaders in ERP based on their social media presence and publishing frequency. These rankings highlight the thinkers with the biggest impact on the present and future of ERP by analyzing who is speaking the loudest to the largest audience. To learn more about our methodology or to request a ranking of your own, please contact us.

Louis Columbus
Louis Columbus is currently serving as Principal, IQMS. Previous positions include product management at Ingram Cloud, product marketing at iBASEt, Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research (now Gartner), marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up, and at hardware companies. He is also a member of the Enterprise Irregulars. His background includes marketing, product management, sales, and industry analyst roles in the enterprise software and IT industries.

  • Twitter followers: 28,200
  • Linkedin Followers: 5,286
  • YouTube Videos: –
  • Book Credits: 3
  • Blog posts: 99
  • Score: 4.0

R Ray Wang
R Ray Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Personify, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a prominent and dynamic keynote speaker and research analyst working with clients on digital innovation, business model design, engagement strategies, customer experience, matrix commerce, and big data.

  • Twitter followers: 127,800
  • Linkedin Followers: 18,602
  • YouTube Videos: 73
  • Book Credits: 1
  • Blog posts: 13
  • Score: 4.0

Eric Kimberling
Eric Kimberling is an expert in organizational change management, project management, implementation, and evaluations of ERP systems. His extensive experience includes ERP software selection, organizational change management, implementation, project management, and benefits realization. In addition to his extensive ERP experience, Eric has also helped clients with merger and acquisition business integration, via strategic planning, business process reengineering, and Six Sigma. He further demonstrates his innovative and unparalleled industry experience as the lead facilitator of a weekly webinar series.

  • Twitter followers: 13,400
  • Linkedin Followers: 19,223
  • YouTube Videos: 171
  • Book Credits: –
  • Blog posts: 32
  • Score: 3.5

Holger Mueller
Holger Mueller is VP and Principal Analyst for Constellation Research covering Next Generation Apps and Human Capital Management. Holger provides strategy and counsel to key clients, including Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Product Officers, Chief HR Officers, investment analysts, venture capitalists, sell side firms, and technology buyers.

  • Twitter followers: 44,700
  • Linkedin Followers: 9,772
  • YouTube Videos: 335
  • Book Credits: –
  • Blog posts: 25
  • Score: 3.5

Luke Marson
Luke Marson is an experienced solution architect and widely-recognized expert in SuccessFactors and SAP ERP HCM. He provides end-to-end HR and HR technology strategy, advisory, assessments, roadmaps, transformation, optimization, and implementation services for large, global enterprise customers. He has proven expertise in SuccessFactors Employee Central and integrating SuccessFactors with SAP ERP HCM, as well as working with customers on assessing cloud migration and building adoption roadmaps and strategies.

  • Twitter followers: 6,713
  • Linkedin Followers: 13,195
  • YouTube Videos: 4
  • Book Credits: 1
  • Blog posts: 20
  • Score: 3.0

Simon Porter
Simon Porter is a General Manager with broad experience in all aspects of channels, marketing, sales, and deal making. He has direct experience in establishing international start up businesses as well as leading large $bn units in the software and services fields, enabling sales and marketing to capture the new delivery and consumption models of SaaS & Cloud as well as reaching new buyers with digital and social marketing techniques.

  • Twitter followers: 150,900
  • Linkedin Followers: 12,682
  • YouTube Videos: 1
  • Book Credits: –
  • Blog posts: –
  • Score: 3.0

Nick Castellina
Nick Castellina was the Vice President and Research Group Director for Aberdeen’s Business Planning and Execution practice. Aberdeen’s Business Planning and Execution research practice examines industry trends surrounding enterprise-level applications and the ways in which those tools aid in business planning and execution. He currently serves as the Director of Industry and Solution Strategy at Infor.

  • Twitter followers: 13,100
  • Linkedin Followers: 1,889
  • YouTube Videos: 8
  • Book Credits: –
  • Blog posts: 9
  • Score: 2.5

Cindy Jutras
Cindy Jutras is a widely recognized expert in analyzing the impact of enterprise applications on business performance. Utilizing 40 years of corporate experience and specific expertise in manufacturing, supply chain, customer service, and business performance management, Cindy has spent the past 10+ years benchmarking the performance of software solutions in the context of the business benefits of technology.

  • Twitter followers: 4479
  • Linkedin Followers: 500
  • YouTube Videos: 7
  • Book Credits: 1
  • Blog posts: 7
  • Score: 2.0

G Brett Beaubouef
For the past twenty years Brett Beaubouef has helped customers select, implement, and manage ERP solutions across five industries (manufacturing, professional services, staffing, retail, and telecommunications). Business process knowledge and experience include human resources, benefits, compensation, recruiting, time and attendance, finance, resource scheduling, contract administration, services procurement, sales, billings, project accounting, and project/portfolio management. Selection experience includes evaluation of ERP software, implementation services, and Cloud providers. Brett excels at sharing his knowledge and experience with customers/industry through his blog (ERP the Right Way!) and by authoring a book on maximizing ERP investments.

  • Twitter followers: 7,008
  • Linkedin Followers: 5,178
  • YouTube Videos: –
  • Book Credits: 1
  • Blog posts: 2
  • Score: 2.0

Frank Scavo
Frank Scavo is Strativa’s President. With over 30 years of experience, he has led or participated in business strategy, IT strategy, and business improvement projects for organizations in a broad range of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, foods, consumer products, wholesale and retail distribution, high tech electronics, healthcare, and information services. He is especially skilled at formulating business strategy, developing IT strategy, and evaluating alternative technologies and solutions for enterprise-wide systems. Frank is a accomplished public speaker and skilled at group facilitation.

  • Twitter followers: 7,548
  • Linkedin Followers: 583
  • YouTube Videos: 13
  • Book Credits: –
  • Blog posts: 1
  • Score: 1.5

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