/RPA Day


Hosted by Smartbridge

Smartbridge is proud to present RPA DAY – an educational event for Houston enterprise business leaders.

We’re bringing together several thought leaders and customers to share their experience creating unique opportunities through automation. Each speaker will discuss a short case study or experience with RPA, followed by a panel Q&A. Hear from the experts, and learn how to implement your digital agenda with Robotic Process Automation.

A full breakfast will be served, along with additional refreshments. 

  • Wednesday, June 5th

  • 7:00-11:00AM

  • $35.00 per attendee

Register for RPA Day

Registration closes June 4th at 12:00PM CST.


8:00-8:30AM: Registration, breakfast and networking

8:30-11:00AM: Program including keynote and industry speakers

– Keynote: George Danner, Author of the Executive’s How-To Guide to Automation

– James Watson, CIO at Situs

– Steven Fein, Senior Manager at Buckeye Partners L.P.

– Sanat Nileshwar, Senior Director at Smartbridge

Panel Q&A, including the above speakers and:

– Moderator: Matthew DiBona, Senior Director of Innovation at Smartbridge

– Kemal Anbarci, Managing Venture Executive at Chevron

Book giveaways!

11:00-11:30AM: BONUS – Stay to network with speakers and attendees


George Danner: Data Scientist, Author and CEO of Business Laboratory

Speaking On: The Automation Imperative

George is the author of “The Executive’s How-To Guide to Automation: Mastering AI and Algorithm-Driven Business“. Prior to founding Business Laboratory, George held various executive positions in multiple industries, earning the reputation as a subject matter expert in the space of innovation.

James Watson: CIO at Situs

Speaking On: Situs’ Automation Journey

As CIO, James provides leadership, coordination, and management for all aspects of Situs IT infrastructure, operations and technology solutions. James oversees the implementation and maintenance of secure systems and services that meet the business needs of Situs and its clients.

Steven Fein: Senior Manager, Internal Controls and Business Processes at Buckeye Partners, L.P.

Speaking On: RPA, Leveraging Automation to Develop People, Not Just Processes 

As the Senior Manager at Buckeye, Steve drives business performance improvement initiatives to include automation, while leveraging extensive experience in program management, staff development, strategic planning, budgeting, and finance management.

Sanat Nileshwar: Senior Director at Smartbridge

Speaking On: What is Your Roadmap to RPA Maturity?

Sanat has over 20 years of experience leading technology projects in various industries. He has deeply rooted experience in business transformation with supply chain processes through distribution and food service. He is well versed in Robotic Process Automation implementation, leading and managing Smartbridge projects and partnerships in this space.

Kemal Anbarci: Managing Venture Executive at Chevron Technology Ventures

As the Managing Venture Executive at Chevron, Kemal is responsible for the oversight of corporate venture capital activities, using this platform to integrate new technology solutions into company operations. Kemal has held a variety of upstream responsibilities in the field of development, reservoir engineering, strategic planning, business development and technology management.


  • Executives

  • Senior Managers in Operations and IT

  • Business Process Managers

Win a signed hardback copy of The Executive’s How-To Guide to Automation!

(Must be present to win).

Please Note – This event is open to Houston business executives seeking a better understanding of RPA. Smartbridge reserves the right to disallow entry of a consultant, or someone representing a consultancy or professional services firm.

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By |2019-05-07T20:49:48-05:00February 15th, 2019|Automation, Events|