Syndigo Partner Connect Europe​ Amsterdam

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October 18, 2023

Marriott Amsterdam Central

Syndigo connect

Enablement partner


This is your ultimate opportunity to meet Syndigo executives, and partners, share insights, best practices and scale sales and customer success.

The best thing about industry events? Getting to meet amazing new people! Mingle with industry peers and exchange ideas on how to make our common ecosystem even more successful.

Besides product deep dives and best practices in implementation and sales with and around Syndigo, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn, share, and connect with other peers. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or just starting out in your career as a Syndigo expert – you shouldn’t miss this opportunity.

Meet the Executive Team

Karim Iskandar

Karim Iskandar

Managing Director, International

Karim Iskandar

Managing Director, International
Karim heads the International business for Syndigo with responsibility for go-to-market strategy, sales, finance, operations, product strategy and partnerships. Prior to Syndigo, Karim worked for JRNI, a customer engagement platform that drove shoppers to in-store experiences from digital channels; launching their business in both Europe and the USA. Karim thrives in hyper-growth environments starting his formative career at Forrester Research as it grew from $30M to $170M as part of its European launch team and ultimately held the position, UK General Manager. He has since helped a variety of software, technology and research businesses both launch, scale and grow rapidly internationally.
Tarun Chandrasekhar

Tarun Chandrasekhar

President, Enterprise Data Solutionsa

Tarun Chandrasekhar

President, Enterprise Data Solutionsa
Tarun is responsible for all functional and regional teams delivering PIM and MDM products and services, globally. Previously Tarun was Managing Director for Enterprise PIM/MDM Operations, leading customer success, implementation consulting, project delivery, cloud operations, and technical support teams for Syndigo. Tarun has also served as SVP of Product and Engineering for Riversand. With a career spanning Product Strategy and Development, M&A strategy, Data Management Solution Consulting, Operations, and Customer Success for cloud-native SaaS MDM solutions, Tarun has developed data management strategy and implemented data management solutions for large multinational corporations across multiple verticals in multiple regions of the world.
Vishal Arora

Vishal Arora

Chief Technology Officer

Vishal Arora

Chief Technology Officer
Vishal leads the global engineering and information technology teams responsible for building, securing, and delivering portfolio products. In this role, Vishal is responsible for technology strategy, innovation and transformation while accelerating profitable growth. Prior to Syndigo, Vishal held senior leadership roles at Perforce and Entrust leading global engineering teams. Before that, he also led product management and development teams for PLM business at PTC. Vishal holds a Bachelors in Comp Science & Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra, India, and MBA from Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota.

Agenda Preview



Session Name


Before 9:00

Time for Breakfast & Meetings

9:00 – 9:45h

Ben Rund, VP Alliances EU, Syndigo

Welcome & Warm Up

Syndigo Alliances: An update on who we are today since Partner Kickoff and the path forward

9:45 – 10:15h

Amit Rai, President, Thoughtspark

Sponsor Keynote

Learn how the Thoughtspark service offerings for Syndigo partners can scale your business

10:15 – 10:30h

Break out – Change Rooms

10:15 – 10:30h

Sales & GTM
Product & Delivery

10:30 – 11:00

The Ideal Customer Profile for Syndigo & Sales plays and Co-Marketing options to drive immediate pipeline (Ben Rund)

Enablement journey to make you mature in implementation (Ratish Nair)

11:00 – 11:30

PIM packaging and it’s market fit - Feedback Workshop (Nikhil Bhatia, SVP Product Management)

How to scope & estimate MDM/PIM projects (Vara Prasad Bolla)

11:30 – 12:00

The perfect Joint Sales: Process Update and Workshop (Speaker Hans van der Drift )

Value Assurance and Support packages for clients (Muku Ramani)

12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 13:30

How to differentiate in the marketplace - where and how we win dialog (Ian Rendall)

Fast-Tracking Syndigo Implementations: Leveraging Accelerator Tools and Use Case Master for Efficiency - Muku Ramani

13:30 – 14:00

Broadening the Syndigo Value Proposition (Lea Désesquelles)

Platform QnA and Ask the Expert - bring you questions - all you ever wanted to ask Nikhil Bhatia & team

14:00 – 14:30

From Demo Product Tour to Custom Demos - a guideline (Ian Rendall)

14:30 – 14:45


14:45 – 16:30

Partner Advisory Board – Product & Business - By invitation only

Direct dialog with the product & alliances leadership on the Syndigo roadmap and expectations from a partner perspective.

If you are looking forward to meeting, please let us know as soon as possible. Meeting times will fill up fast!

Simply fill out this request form and we can confirm your meeting time at the show.

Hotel Booking

Book your hotel before 02.10.2023 to guarantee your room and the best rate!

Amsterdam Marriot Hotel

Stadhouderskade 12, 1054 ES Amsterdam, Netherlands