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Partner FORWARD & Training Event

October 14, 2019

The Next-Best Way to Experience FORWARD III

October 14

UiPath Partners

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Process Selection in an Automation First Organization

Join us for an interactive workshop with Tom Torlone, VP Business Consulting and Jackie Durdun, Global Head of Partner Strategy to get UiPath’s point of view and approach to business outcome-driven process selection for RPA. We’ll also share our approach on value creation and ROI, as well as tools to aid customers across the RPA journey. Stay for lunch with us after this session before you attend Partner FORWARD.

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Hundreds of UiPath partners are coming to FORWARD III to answer questions, share knowledge, and help our customers realize new possibilities in RPA and AI — and they’ll kick off their time here with new insights gleaned and connections made at Partner FORWARD.

Join us and get ready to make the most of your FORWARD III experience with your customers, as you attend sessions to: 

  • learn the latest about UiPath innovations and successes and their role in the future of RPA and AI;
  • get briefed on UiPath announcements ahead of your customers at FORWARD III;
  • network with UiPath executives and partners.

You'll also hear Elena Christopher, Research Vice President, Industry Research & Robotic Process Automation at HfS discuss RPA market growth, the professional services opportunity for partners, and the power of a partner ecosystem.

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Elena Christopher

Research Vice President, Head of US Operations

Elena Christopher is Research Vice President, Industry Research and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) at HFS. Elena is responsible for driving the industry-specific research agenda for HFS, digging into the major trends impacting each in-scope industry and the implications for business process and IT services. Elena’s industry coverage areas are High-Tech, Banking and Financial Services and Telecommunications.

She additionally leads HFS’ coverage of robotic process automation (RPA) helping to identify and articulate the value proposition for this important change agent and its intersection with other emerging value levers.

Elena brings more than 20 years of IT and business process services expertise to HFS, having served as either an advisor or vendor partner for major clients in industries such as financial services, high-tech, communications, retail, automotive and energy. She most recently led Strategy & Portfolio for Conduent’s (formerly Xerox Services) Commercial business. Her previous roles include Managing Director, Research, Risk & Compliance at DTI where she built and ran their risk and compliance outsourcing practice; Vice President, Financial Services at Mobius Knowledge Services where she launched their Reference Data practice; Vice President, Research & Analytics at OfficeTiger/RR Donnelley, where she built one of the first successful offshore Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) practices; and Global Research Director, Gartner, where she provided research and advisory services to consumers and purveyors of IT and business process services.

Elena holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Anthropology (cum laude) from Lewis and Clark College. She resides outside Washington, DC with her husband and two children. She is an avid runner, delights in cooking friends tasty food and traveling off the beaten path with her family.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Complete the day with a networking reception before joining customers at the FORWARD III Welcome Reception.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FORWARD III Welcome Reception

Join us for our welcome reception at the Bellagio Pool.