Harvey Spencer has over 40 years experience in the computer market as a User; VAR; Manufacturer/Developer; and Consultant. During his career he has had extensive experience in Systems Analysis; Application Programming; Hardware Development; Strategic Planning; Product Management; and Product Marketing.
Since 1989 he has been President of HSA Inc., an analyst company specializing in advanced document imaging technology and solutions, with a particular focus on document capture, recognition technologies, forms processing and content capture from structured and unstructured business inputs. He is a recognized expert on document scanning and forms recognition including OCR, ICR, OMR, and barcode recognition and has written extensively on these subjects.
HSA issues an annual analysis of the $3bn worldwide document capture software market, which is growing at double digits. Detailed reports from HSA identify market trends and opportunities as well as analyses of the leading vendors. The reports are complemented by an annual Capture conference, now in its 11th year, and the only conference devoted solely to this market.
Before joining HSA in 2013 Mike Spang managed Business Research for Eastman Kodak’s Document Imaging business. In this role Mike provided market research, market situation analysis, competitive assessment, and forecasting in the content capture and management market space. In his 20+ years of business experience, Mike has been involved with the consumer, print, and health care markets. In addition to market situation analysis, Mike’s variety of experiences also including: market research, capital equipment sales, workflow analysis & modeling, ethnographic research, usability testing, scenario planning and marketing communication..
Alan has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, working with a wide variety of end-user organizations like FedEx, The Mayo Clinic & Allstate and vendors from Oracle and IBM to startups around the world. Alan was formerly a Partner at The Real Story Group, Consulting Director at Indian Services firm Wipro, Research Director at 451 and VP for North America at industry analyst firm Ovum. He is regularly quoted in the press including the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian and has appeared on the BBC, CNBC, ABC as an expert guest.
Ralph Gammon has served as editor of the Document Imaging Report since 1998. In 2002, he purchased the publication and helped launch the publishing company RMG Enterprises. Ralph also works as a freelance consultant and editor for industry vendors and serves as a conference speaker. He has been a contributing editor for trade publications such as Business Solutions, Integrated Solutions and Transform magazines. Ralph is a former newspaper reporter who holds a Bachelor of Arts in professional writing from Gannon University in Erie. Reach Ralph at +1.814.866.2247, or send an email at to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul R. Hales breceived his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School and is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is an expert on health information privacy law including HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules with a national HIPAA consulting practice. Paul is widely recognized for his ability to explain complex legal issues clearly in plain language. He is the author of all content in The HIPAA E-Tool®, a complete, Internet-based, Software as a Service product for health care providers and business
Dr. Joel Henry is senior counsel at Worden Thane PC in Missoula. He has one of the most unique backgrounds of any lawyer in the country, namely, a PhD in Computer Science, experience as co-founder of a software startup, and an extensive history in both government and commercial projects. Joel has worked on some of the country’s most advanced technology at NASA, the DOD, Lockheed Martin, and GE. He is recognized as an expert in legal technology areas that form the cutting edge of law: drones, cryptocurrency, block chain, artificial intelligence (he has a patent in natural language understanding), and data security and privacy. With his background as a lawyer, computer scientist, and entrepreneur, Joel is able to provide strategic counsel and critical advising in the intersecting realms of law and technology.
Tony provides leadership and insight by serving on a variety of boards, councils and leadership organizations. He has been elected to serve for a second term for his city’s Board of Directors and he was also elected to serve on the board for the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM). He is a member of the Evanta CIO Leadership Network and the National Council of State Housing Agencies where he serves as a speaker and facilitator. In addition, he serves on the steering committee for the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce Leadership Advisory Council.
Haresh Chhaya is a Director with SAP and leads management of its Treasury and Risk Management portfolio of solutions in the Americas. He has more than 20 years of experience in delivering business transformation technologies to global customers. For the last 10+ years Haresh has helped customers in improving their treasury processes, delivering efficiency, control, and innovations on SAP platform. He has spent a significant amount of time working for the big four consulting firms while driving SAP-focused initiatives.
He leads Alorica’s client facing product and technology solution endeavors, that is bringing Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation for clients. Bringing an in-depth operational and human interaction background, he plans to keep the humanity of engagement as the world is automated to create insanely great interactions. Blend of art and science, operations and technology, automation and human involvement, he is creating unique solutions.
Ashish has worked as a consultant with Big Four, a customer service operator, a COO, and a service provider, thus bringing a holistic view and an ability to see different viewpoints. He has lived and worked in seven countries across the five continents, so also brings the true global experience that is needed in todays world.
Ashish serves on the board of ALS Georgia and Harvard Business School GA alumni, his way to pay it forward.
As an IBM Business Partner and a founding partner at MagicLamp Troy’s leadership has helped MagicLamp grow to become one of the premiere solutions providers in the field of Image Capture. At Harvey Spenser Associates ‘Best Capture Conference Ever’ Troy will discuss a variety of solutions in which MagicLamp has developed and implemented. He will also address the platforms used and a few of the significant obstacles encountered throughout the development and implementation phases.
Toby Bell has spent over 30 years as a global technology executive with experience ranging across enterprise technology strategy, analysis, development, and delivery.
His perspectives about idealizing the interplay between people and emerging content, analytics, and process technologies stem from a balanced career as an enterprise end-user, industry analyst, and vendor in this evolving marketplace.
Toby has provided strategic advice to many companies; has written a strong body of research; is widely quoted across technology and business media; and has been a keynote speaker on behalf of Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen, Gartner, IBM, AIIM, and their respective clients.
Ms. Shegda is a seasoned industry and analyst and content creator with more than 35 years experience in consulting and writing about technologies, trends, vendors and products in the IT industry.Over her career, Ms. Shegda focused on content related technologies such as Document Imaging, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Content Services, and Customer Communications Management (CCM) software.
She advised Global 2000 organizations on product, vendor, and technology selection and assisted vendors in the ECM and CCM space with identifying go-to-market strategies and opportunities, understanding demand-side trends, and competitive positioning.
Ms. Shegda served on the Executive Board of the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), William Penn Chapter and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.