Bianca Reeb studied Business Law at the University of Applied Science, Pforzheim. She started her career in 2009 as Contract Manager at Fiducia IT AG, an IT Service Provider in the banking sector in Karlsruhe, Germany. Bianca Reeb took the position as Group License Manager in 2011. She started as Head of Vendor and License Management in 2015 at Bilfinger Global IT, an IT international company in the industrial, facility and engineering sector. She is the main contact in all license management affairs, she negotiates global license contracts with vendors, communicates standards, develops internal invoicing plans and manages global license audits.
Software Asset Management in an international and decentralized organization
Company: structure, IT organization and assets
Organizational changes and its effects on existing SAM guidelines, processes and contracts: structural changes, M&A, license transfers
Dealing with SAM and SAM Tools in times of change: a practical view on managing contracts, licenses, accounting and audits
Bilfinger SE is a leading engineering and services group. With the technological expertise and experience of its nearly 60,000 employees, the company offers customized services for industrial facilities and real estate. A comprehensive range of services allows the company’s customers to Focus on their respective core business activities.
Since 10/2011 SAP License Manager at Zurich Insurance Company
11/2009 - 09/2011 Lead Disaster Recovery and Service Management Performance Specialist at Zurich Insurance Company
12/2008 - 10/2009 IT Relationship Manager Zurich Agents at Zurich Insurance Company
09/2007 - 11/2008 IT Contract Specialist at Zurich Insurance Company
01/2004 - 08/2007 Technical Purchasing Specialist at Telekurs Services AG (now SIX Group AG)
05/2000 - 12/2003 Head Information Warehousing Reporting at Telekurs Card Solutions AG (now SIX Group AG)
Zurich is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices. With about 55,000 employees, we deliver a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries.
Since 2010 working in the field of SAM as a consultant for larger companies within the Netherlands ( Ministery of Defense, Nationale-Nederlanden, KPN, Shell) Worked on implementing SAM tooling and SAM processes next to Auditting and setting up the License overviews. Knowledge on different license models from different vendors and specialist knowledge on TIBCO, SAS, Palantir, Runge, PetroleumExperts, P2ES and Tieto.
The ING Groeup is a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam. Its primary businesses are retail banking, direct banking, commercial banking, investment banking, asset management, and insurance services. ING is an abbreviation for Internationale Nederlanden Groep.
The orange lion on ING's logo alludes to the Group's Dutch origins under the House of Orange-Nassau. ING is the Dutch member of the Inter-Alpha Group of Banks, a cooperative consortium of 11 prominent European banks. ING Bank was included in a list of global systemically important banks in 2012.
According to the "Fortune Global 500" in 2012, ING was the world's largest banking/financial services and insurance conglomerate by revenue with gross receipts exceeding $150 billion per annum; overall, it was the 18th largest corporation by revenue. As of 2013, ING served over 48 million individual and institutional clients in more than 40 countries, with a worldwide workforce exceeding 75,000. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.
Valued partner in the Software Asset Management field for (large) enterprise & international organizations, to help achieve software license compliance and create insight in their software assets. The combined expertise of Software Asset Management with IBM licensing and auditing projects, will offer customers of Softline Solutions a unique set of expertise to implement professional Software Asset Management in the organization and to handle IBM licensing issues in the most effective manner.
Softline Solutions is an independent Software Asset Management (SAM) specialist and market leader in the Benelux. With the use of the portfolio, organizations create transparency in software assets, to realize cost savings and compliance. Softline Solutions Benelux is part of the international Softline Group.
Danielle Jacobs is Chairman of the Board of INTUG. INTUG is an international association of business ICT users. It promotes business users' interests at the international level and ensures that the voice of the user is clearly heard where ICT policy issues are concerned. To achieve its mission, INTUG engages in lobbying efforts aimed at ensuring maximum freedom of customer choice on the market, while eliminating the barriers for e-services (such as cloud, etc.) and mobile services. Danielle Jacobs has also held the position of General Manager of BELTUG. BELTUG is the largest independent group of Belgian ICT Managers. It currently counts more than 1200 members. BELTUG provides a range of opportunities for members to share knowledge and experiences.
INTUG is an international association of business ICT users. It promotes business users' interests at the international level and ensures that the voice of the user is clearly heard where ICT policy issues are concerned. To achieve its mission, INTUG engages in lobbying efforts aimed at ensuring maximum freedom of customer choice on the market, while eliminating the barriers for e-services (such as cloud, etc.) and mobile services.
For the past 10 years, Kimberly has led the Asset and Vendor Management functions for the IT Services organization of a Fortune 200 telecommunications provider. Her responsibilities include software asset management (SAM), vendor management (e.g., software, hardware, labor), and fiscal oversight of $100M+ in annual software maintenance expense.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.
Jaswant Kalay has been working within the ITAM disciple for over 6 years within a multitude of Global organizations gaining his ITIL V3 certifications, foundation and intermediate and Software Asset Management Essentials. Jaswant joins Reckitt Benckiser as Global Software Asset Manager from Direct Line Group where he was the IT Asset & Configuration Manager – during this role he defined and implemented the SAM policies, processes and reporting. He also undertook a software entitlement program for their vendor estate. Prior to Direct Line Group Jaswant worked for a number of high profile companies including Intel & BT.
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) is a multinational consumer goods company headquartered in Slough, Berkshire, England. It is a producer of health, hygiene and home products. It was formed in 1999 by the merger of the UK-based Reckitt & Colman plc and the Netherlands-based Benckiser NV. RB's brands include French's Mustard, the antiseptic brand Dettol, the sore throat medicine Strepsils, the hair removal brand Veet, the air freshener Air Wick, Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil and Vanish. It has operations in around 60 countries and its products are sold in almost 200 countries. RB is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It had a market capitalisation of approximately £38 billion as of 24 December 2014.
February 2009 – Present: IT Telecom Intl Purchasing Manager, Solvay
2013 – 2015: Vendor Management - BPO & SAM, Solvay
2006 – 2009: eSourcing Project Manager, Solvay
2000 – 2006: Contract Manager for IT contracts, Solvay
Created in 1863, Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. With our historical anchorage in Europe, our products serve diversified markets worldwide, from consumer goods to energy, with one main aim – to improve quality of life and customer performance.
The drive to achieve our aim has resulted in 90 percent of our revenue being generated from businesses that are among the top three global leaders in their field.