Summit '14 Speakers


Paul Trotter

Founder and CEO, Author-it Software

Paul Trotter is the Founder and CEO of Author-it Software Corporation and the architect of the Author-it product. Regarded as a visionary within the industry, Paul is a popular speaker at events all over the world on topics ranging from technical writing and help authoring to content management and localization.

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Mary Ellen Beliveau

Founder and CEO, Knowledge to Practice, LLC

An established leader in post graduate medical education, recognized for strategic innovation and transformational change. Beliveau has 27+ years of leadership and management expertise across multiple business sectors with a proven ability to innovate new market strategies, develop products and services successfully execute and lead & develop highly motivated teams to improve global patient care.


Scott Abel

Chief Content Strategist, The Content Wrangler

Scott Abel, aka The Content Wrangler, is an internationally-recognized content management strategist and social networking choreographer whose strengths lie in helping global organizations improve the way they author, maintain, and deliver information.

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Ann Rockley

CEO, The Rockley Group, Inc.

Ann Rockley is CEO of The Rockley Group, Inc. She has more than 15 years’ experience with a wide variety of pharmaceutical, medical devices, and healthcare companies. Known as the "mother" of content strategy, she introduced the concept with her best-selling book, "Managing Enterprise Content: A Unified Content Strategy."


Steve Davis

President and COO, Author-it Software

Steve Davis is the President and COO of Author-it Software Corporation where he is responsible for the operational management of the company. Following a successful career in the Royal New Zealand Navy, Steve spent nine years working with companies in New Zealand, Australia and the United States with an emphasis on business management, marketing, strategic planning, capital raising and international expansion.


Abraham Moyano

Application Engineer, Baker Hughes Operations System (BHOS) Leadership, Baker Hughes

Abraham Moyano works as an Application Engineer at Baker Hughes Inc., an established world leader engineering company in the oil and gas industry. He is responsible for the implementation of the BHOS Content Management System and the BHOS Translation Portal for the enterprise. He has more than 25 years of experience working with multiple systems, R&D, Lean Six Sigma, Information Mapping and Process Improvement.


Ralf Wittgen

Vice President, Services and Client Success, Author-it Software

Ralf Wittgen is Vice President of Services and Client Success of Author-it Software Corporation. He is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of the Author-it products.


Matt Armstrong

Director of Vertical Solutions, Author-it Software

Matt Armstrong is the Director of Vertical Solutions. He brings over 15 years of successful sales and channel development experience to Author-it and is responsible for driving growth and strategy into key markets.


Peter Stroes

Managing Director, Author-it Europe

Peter Stroes is the managing director of Author-it Software Corporation, responsible for the European operation. For over 20 years, he has successfully set up and led companies in the Netherlands and the UK with customers in many European countries. A true believer in Single Sourcing, Peter has the knowledge and experience to share solutions that work in practice; not just in theory.


Andrew Becraft

Senior Manager for User Experience, Author-it Software

Andrew Becraft is the Senior Manager for User Experience at Author-it, where he leads the Product Development team in Seattle. Before joining Author-it two years ago, Andrew managed a team of writers and production engineers at Microsoft for six years, and was also responsible for the integration of user assistance into his product’s core user experience.


Dan Glass

Vault MedComms Strategist, Veeva

Dan Glass leads Vault MedComms Strategy at Veeva. Dan has worked in the pharmaceutical industry in software development and implementations on both the vendor and customer side since the 1990's. Now working on building the best Medical Communications content management product for pharmaceutical clients and helping change the ways companies handle enterprise content management, Dan is focusing Vault MedComms on re-use and one source of the truth.


Adrian Winks

Manager Solution Success, Author-it Software

Bringing several years of experience from both the CMS Industry and IT, Adrian serves as Author-it Software's Manager of Solution Success. He is responsible for client experience, managing Author-it's implementations solution design and delivery of services.


Ray Dixon

Solution Architect, Author-it Software

Ray Dixon has over 17 years of experience in the technology industry, including a background in technical writing, development, IT, and pre-sales. He turns challenges and business issues into enterprise solutions for Author-it customers.


Connor Robinson

Solution Architect, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

Connor Robinson is a Solution Architect with Lionbridge Technologies. With over 20 years in the language translation industry, he develops solutions that help customers meet their globalization business goals.


Kendra Carter

Manager of Implementation & Consulting, Author-it Software

With 15 years of experience working with Author-it, Kendra is the Manager of Implementation & Consulting where she is responsible for client training, program implementation. Serving as a senior consultant, Kendra specializes in implementation design for complex CMS including localization, migration and publishing.


Elizabeth Fiting

Training & eLearning Manager Author-it Software

Elizabeth has been a learning design and technology professional for over 10 years, specializing in scenario-based eLearning and blended learning solutions with a focus on adult learning theory. She has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences, financial institutions, universities, restaurants, utilities, non-profit organizations, and SaaS companies.


Susie Winn

Senior Consultant Localization, Author-it Software

Joining Author-it in 2013, Senior Consultant for Localization Susie Winn, brings 15 years of experience working in localization industry. In her role as a consultant, trainer and implementation lead, Susie focuses on localization workflow analysis, design and process improvement.

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Tom Erber

Solution Success Consultant, Author-it Software

Tom Erber is a Solution Success Consultant who recently joined Author-it after 17 years with HP where he lead the documentation strategic planning, budgeting, and operations of the server platform segment for the Enterprise Group Knowledge Management division. He program managed the implementation of Author-it, content management, and reuse strategies within HP. His leadership at HP utilizing Author-it’s solution for over 14 years had produced industry leading unparalleled results.