The Future of Decisions. Now.

  • Decision Intelligence lies at the intersection of AI, BI and automation. How does it fit into your business strategy?
  • Exploring how Decision Intelligence delivers decision-making agility and scale to perform in an increasingly digital world
  • Don’t get left behind: Gartner predicts that more than 33% of large organizations will deploy Decision Intelligence capabilities this year
  • Sharing examples of how top organizations are currently deploying Aera Decision Cloud™ to digitize, augment, and automate millions of decisions, resulting in significant performance gains

Juan Carlos Parada
EVP, Global Customer Operations

As Head of Customer Operations at Unilever, Juan Carlos Parada is leading an innovative, customer-centric agenda designed to digitise and optimise the company’s complete end-to end value chain. Through their technology first approach, Customer Operations is driving transformation across the business; powering Unilever’s future-fit operations, creating full operational integration with customers as One Supply Chain, and delivering on their vision to become the FMCG industry first E2E value network operation that drives superior customer experiences to enable growth.

Since joining Unilever in 2012, Juan Carlos has held a number of Supply Chain leadership roles across the business. These include Head of Supply Chain Europe, Head of Supply Chain Operations Latin America, Vice President Global Procurement Chemicals, Vice President Supply Chain Brazil and Vice President Supply Chain Middle Americas. In each of these roles, Juan Carlos was focused on accelerating the pace of transformation, driving resilience and agility, and fully committed to developing talent, and putting equity, diversity and inclusion at the centre.

Prior to this, Juan Carlos held a variety of local, regional, and global Supply Chain roles with The Procter & Gamble Company.

Throughout his career, he has lived in a number of different countries in Latin America including Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Peru, and Argentina, as well as the United States, Singapore, Spain, and the Netherlands.

His wife and his youngest daughter live in Madrid while his older daughters attend graduate studies overseas.

Juan Carlos is an Electronics Engineer from Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela.

Fred Laluyaux
President & CEO
Aera Technology

Fred Laluyaux is the CEO of Aera Technology, a company transforming the future of work through Decision Intelligence — the digitization, augmentation, and automation of decision making. An entrepreneur at heart and Silicon Valley veteran, Fred brings an impressive track record building successful startups and driving technology innovation. Prior to launching Aera, Fred was the CEO of Anaplan, which he grew from 20 to 650 employees, and a $1B+ valuation. He also held several executive positions at SAP, Business Objects, and ALG Software.

Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company that transforms how enterprises make and execute decisions. The company’s innovative platform, Aera Decision Cloud™, integrates with existing systems and data sources to enable business decision making in real time, at scale. Trusted by many of the world’s best-known companies and brands, Aera is helping enterprises operate sustainably, intelligently, and efficiently.

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