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Ivan Baklanoff

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Last update: 06.09.2022

Oracle, SAP, IBM, Microsoft, VMware licenses contract optimization, compliance, audit; SAM, EBS, DB,

Company: A2 Solutions
Graduation: Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI)
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | Russian (Native or Bilingual)

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Ivan Baklanoff - CV Eng4.doc

Skills

We optimize your expenditures on Oracle (DB, EBS, Siebel, FMW, BI, Cloud), SAP (Cloud, S/4HANA, ECC, SAP R/3), IBM, Microsoft, VMware software. Our services:
  • Friendly audit of current use of Oracle, SAP, IBM, and Microsoft products;
  • Oracle, SAP, IBM, and Microsoft licenses optimization
  • Contracts structuring
  • Counter-audit 
  • We act as your license advocate
  • SAM & Configaration Management implementation

Project history

05/2021 - 08/2021
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Big metallurgical company (TOP-10) (5000-10.000 employees)
Industry and mechanical engineering

Big metallurgical company (TOP-10): Oracle license audit preparation (EBS+DB+FMW)

 

Risks found: Tech: > USD 260M, price-list price, EBS: > USD 160M.

 

Outcomes: Via license optimization risks have been reduced to ~ 7% (Tech) and 4% (EBS) from the initial risks.

12/2019 - 07/2020
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Big energy company (TOP-3) (>10.000 employees)
Energy, water and environment

Big energy company (TOP-3): Subsequently: Oracle license audit preparation (DB+FMW), counter-audit, ULA

 

Risks found: > USD 1B (1,000,000,000), price-list price.

 

Outcomes: ULA has been signed, and this way all license risks have been mitigated. The final price of ULA was ~1% from the initial risk.

12/2019 - 04/2020
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
BIG MLM company (TOP-10 consumer goods) (1000-5000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

BIG MLM company (TOP-10 consumer goods): SAP cloud E-Commerce deal optimization

 

Initial deal: Tech: > RUR 260M per year.

 

Outcomes: Final price: RUR 180M per year.

04/2017 - 09/2017
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Big Telecom holding (TOP-3) (>10.000 employees)
Telecommunications

Big Telecom holding (TOP-3): Oracle ULA certification preparation (DB+FMW).

 

Risks found: > USD 1,2B (1,200,000,000), price-list price.

 

Outcomes: Via license optimization risks have been reduced to ~ 3% from the initial risk. With our help the customer negotiated a great discount.

06/2016 - 08/2017
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Optical shops network (1000-5000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

Optical shops network: a counter-audit Oracle (EBS+DB+FMW).

 

Initial claim from Oracle: USD 1.2M; a threat of litigation.

 

Outcomes: the most of official audit findings have been successfully challenged. A threat of litigation has been removed completely. Initial claim has been decreased to ~ USD 350K (price-list price). With our help the customer negotiated a decent discount.

01/2017 - 06/2017
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Big electronic retail network (TOP-3) (5000-10.000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

Big electronic retail network (TOP-3): minor Oracle ULA certification preparation & subsequent major tech license optimization (Specific retail software + DB + FMW).

 

Risks found: > USD 135M, price-list price.

 

Outcomes: Via license optimization risks have been reduced to ~ USD 1.2% from the initial risks, under the assumption that excessive licenses we found (>USD 1.3M pricelist price) would be migrated into needed ones.

02/2016 - 12/2016
CEO, license optimization expert, project manager
Big electrical equipment wholesale company (1000-5000 employees)
Consumer goods and retail

Big electrical equipment wholesale company: Oracle license audit preparation (EBS+DB+FMW)

 

Risks found: Tech: > USD 25M, price-list price, EBS: > USD 30M.

 

Outcomes: Via license optimization risks have been reduced to ~ 27% (Tech) and 12% (EBS) from the initial risks. Functionality of some paid EBS modules have been migrated to the software developed by our team.

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Only available for the countries Slovenia

Recommendations

Vice President Strategic APPS / EDGE Sales International (EMEA and APAC and Japan) (Eduard Hanzon)
"When Ivan worked for me at Oracle he has been one of my most senior consultants. Ivan is very capable in discussing complex software situations with customers. Ivan has good control over the English language which is essential in his work. I can recommend Ivan, he will be a great asset to your team!"

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