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Actian Innovation Executive Dinner Registration Page – New York 2022

Rethinking today’s data driven business
Join Actian for an executive dinner in


October 18, 2022

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET
STK – Midtown New York

1114 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

Reserve your spot!

Join executives from Actian for a lively evening of dinner and conversation between technology leaders about the future of analytics.

Why Attend? 

  • Network with industry peers and share best practices
  • Learn the innovative ways data-driven organizations are using analytics technology to improve real-world business outcomes and gain competitive advantages
  • Exchange ideas on addressing the challenges that confront today’s data-driven enterprise
  • Discover the latest in modern architecture and vertical industry solutions


6:00 p.m. Welcome and networking over cocktails

6:45 p.m. Enjoy dinner as we discuss today’s analytics challenges followed by
open dialogue and exchange

  • What are your peers doing with data?
  • Decision factors for solving even the toughest data challenges
  • Strategies for gaining real-time operational insights
  • Starting on the right path to analytics success

8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Closing remarks, Q&A

Wine, Dine and Unwind Your Data

Thank You for Registering

Thank you for requesting to attend our Executive Innovation Dinner in New York. Someone from our team will reach out to you within 48 hours to confirm your registration.

The Speakers


Emma McGrattan
SVP – Engineering

As SVP of Engineering at Actian, Emma leads research and development for Actian’s Portfolio. Emma has over two decades of experience leading a global software development organization focused on innovation in high-performance analytics, data management, integration, and application development technologies. A recognized authority in data management and analytics technologies, Emma holds multiple patents and is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences. Prior to joining Actian, Emma was Vice President for Ingres at Computer Associates. Educated in Ireland, Emma holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Dublin City University.

Robert Ruppel SVP Global Field Sales Actian

Robert Ruppel
SVP, Global Field Sales

Robert comes to Actian following his tenure leading a sales organization at SUSE. SUSE provides infrastructure for business critical linux, kubernetes cluster management and container security. Prior to that, he spent several years running all operations for a VAR consulting company, Centrinet, and leading a customer-facing team in IT financial management solutions at Flexera. Before 2018, Robert spent 10 years holding various leadership roles at Citrix Systems where he led teams in both networking and virtualization practices. Before his tenure at Citrix, he held increasing levels of leadership at NOAD Americas, Business Objects, Ciber, Financial Dynamics, Metro Information Systems, PepsiCo and the US Army.

Robert holds an MBA in Management and Marketing from the University of Dayton and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bowling Green State University. His combined experience in information technology covers the areas of business development, strategy, sales, process and project management, SaaS applications, business intelligence, analytics, data warehousing, infrastructure, networking, multi-cloud orchestration, security and virtualization. His overall tenure in the technology field extends for more than 29 years.


About Actian

Actian, a leader in disruptive data technologies, offers a cloud-native SaaS data platform to access best-in-class data management, integration, and analytics solutions. The Avalanche Cloud Data Platform offers trusted, flexible, and easy-to-use data solutions for cloud and hybrid environments. This enables organizations of any size to accelerate digital transformation and gain a competitive advantage by leveraging real-time insights.