Ian Jacobs, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research: Ian Jacobs serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. With a focus on the digital transformation of customer service, he is an expert in contact centers. His research keeps a sharp focus on customer experience and agent experience issues. Ian is an award-winning columnist, is regularly quoted in major global publications and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
Dee Nilles, is a contact center expert. Most recently, she was Senior Business Program Manager at Microsoft Consumer Support Services, where she was in charge of strategic and daily operations at multiple call centers, globally. At Microsoft, she managed and deployed key strategic initiatives across global consumer teams such as Gamification programs, Agent Enablement, Supplier support model (No Agent Left Behind Program), and co-creation projects through Making Agents Great Programs.