This event took place on June 14th, 2023 

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At Velosio, we bring together a team of seasoned experts who understand the intersection of business strategy and technology. Our experts have a wealth of experience in helping organizations like yours navigate the complex world of digital transformation and leverage technology to drive growth and success.

In the Cloud & Beyond

Architect, Data Platform Services

Aaron Moon

Product Manager

Jeff Suwyn

Partner Liaison

Rich Fowler

Solutions Engineer

Diana Harvey

Senior Consultant

Grant Premo

Bob Knott

Bill Kinahan

Jeff Andrews

Joe Longo

NetSuite Practice Director

Senior Architect

CEO, Velosio

Board Chairman, Velosio

Keith Goedde

VP, Cloud Strategy

Amy McKie

Director, Client Account Management

Liz Corey

CHRO, Velosio

Carolyn Norton

Director, Cloud Practice

Dan Petschke

Chief Financial Officer, Velosio

Eric Forgo

Director, Data Platform Services



ASPIRE23 is the premier conference for forward-thinking professionals seeking to explore the uncharted territories of technology that go beyond traditional cloud solutions. This event is dedicated to the seekers of the latest and most groundbreaking innovations in the realms of AI, Analytics, Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, and more. 

Join us as we delve into the future of digital transformation, driven by cutting-edge advancements and a relentless pursuit of unparalleled client success. Discover the possibilities that lie in and beyond the cloud, and elevate your organization to new heights at ASPIRE23. 

Microsoft is at the forefront of AI

Learn about Generative AI and how Microsoft is leading the revolution. Understand how AI is transforming mid-market companies. 

ERP & CRM is the heart of mid-market business

We're bringing together experts and thought leaders to delve into the latest trends and best practices in digital transformation, including Microsoft and NetSuite professionals. 

Stay ahead of your competition in an uncertain economy

Whether you're just starting your cloud journey or looking to optimize and digitally transform your existing processes, ASPIRE23 has you covered.

Connect with our digital cloud experts

dedicated virtual social lounge will be available to all attendees. Talk to our experts about your current strategies and learn best practices for your specific industry needs. 

25+ presentations, focused on Microsoft & NetSuite Business Applications, in a free online event covering everything a mid-market company needs to modernize their technology apps and cloud platform

The Future of On-Premises Microsoft Dynamics Solutions: Navigating the Road AheadModernize and Thrive: Shifting Dynamics from Your Server Room to AzureFast Track to Success: Accelerate Your Dynamics 365 Business Central Implementation with Velosio BC ExpressFinding your perfect fit ERP: Microsoft Dynamics 365 & Oracle NetSuite

On the Ground: Sessions for companies just starting their cloud journey

Beyond the Cloud: The latest in Data, AI, and Microsoft licensing 

In the Cloud: Sessions focusing on optimizing your current cloud platforms 

Infinite Possibilities: Sessions for whats next in your digital journey

Maximizing NetSuite Efficiency: Expert Tips and Tricks for Unlocking the Full Potential of Oracle NetSuiteThe Power of Dynamics 365 CE: Tips and Tricks for Enhanced Customer EngagementMastering Dynamics 365 Business Central: Expert Insights for Boosting Productivity and EfficiencyOptimizing Microsoft 365: Time-Saving Tips and Tricks for a Smarter WorkspaceTransforming Data into Organizational Wealth: Empower Data-Driven Decisions and Unlock Your Data's True PotentialElevate Your Project-Centric Business with Progressus: The Advanced Projects Add-On for Dynamics 365 BCRevolutionizing Sales Success: AI-Powered CRM StrategiesSimplify and Save on Microsoft Licensing: Exploring the Velosio One Licensing Incentive Program (VOLI)Executive Insights Panel: Navigating the Generative AI RevolutionSilverLeaf for Horticulture: Streamlining Business Management for GrowersLeveraging Change Management for Effective Adoption of Microsoft & NetSuite Business ApplicationsService Excellence: Power Platform Solutions for Professional and Field Service Companies


11:35 - 12:15pm ET

12:45 - 1:25pm ET

1:30 - 2:10pm ET

2:40 - 3:20pm ET

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11:35 - 12:15pm ET

12:45 - 1:25pm ET

1:30 - 2:10pm ET

2:40 - 3:20pm ET

11:35 - 12:15pm ET

12:45 - 1:25pm ET

1:30 - 2:10pm ET

2:40 - 3:20pm ET

11:35 - 12:15pm ET

12:45 - 1:25pm ET

1:30 - 2:10pm ET

2:40 - 3:20pm ET


Find these solution sponsor sessions during the event on June 14th from 12:20pm - 12:40pm & 2:15pm - 2:35pm ET

Joe Longo

Board Chairman, Velosio

Bob Knott

CEO, Velosio


Finding Your North Star: Aligning Goals, Teams, and Technology

11:00am - 11:30am ET

Embark on an inspiring journey towards your organization's North Star with Velosio CEO, Bob Knott, and Chairman of the Board, Joe Longo. Gain invaluable insights into identifying your company's core objectives and learn how to align your teams for seamless delivery using data-driven decision-making, best business processes, and cutting-edge technology solutions.

Through engaging stories and real-life examples, Bob will share his experiences and perspectives on the importance of embracing a North Star approach to drive growth, innovation, and success. Explore the power of a unified vision, and discover practical strategies to empower your organization to reach its full potential in today's dynamic business landscape.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a proven leader and chart a course towards your North Star – the guiding light that illuminates the path to sustainable success.

We have gathered some of the most trusted Microsoft & NetSuite solution providers to join us at ASPIRE23. 


Lori Lamkin

Corporate Vice President, Dynamics 365 CX, Microsoft

Bob Knott

CEO, Velosio


Infinite Possibilities: Generative AI & Copilot by Microsoft

3:25 - 4:00pm ET

Join us for the ASPIRE23 closing keynote with Lori Lamkin, Corporate Vice President of Dynamics 365 CX applications at Microsoft. This session aims to open your eyes to the boundless possibilities that next-generation AI offers within the cloud environment, with a specific focus on Dynamics 365 and Copilot/AI applications.

In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, it’s critical to keep pace with emerging technologies. Whether you're already leveraging cloud solutions or considering transitioning to cloud-based platforms, this talk will provide essential insights that can transform your business strategy. Lori will delve into the features and benefits of Dynamics 365's advanced AI applications, detailing their practical uses and advantages.

Through her expert lens, Lori will also emphasize Microsoft's commitment to responsible AI development, setting a standard of excellence in Business Applications. The intention is not just to inspire, but also to ignite a desire to adopt Microsoft’s innovative CX solutions, becoming part of this exciting journey. Join us to discover the infinite possibilities in the cloud and beyond!