Engage 2023: Potential unlocked

Demo Session

Maximizing project success with the power of portfolio prioritization

Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 2:30PM - 3:30PM


Amidst a global scarcity of resources, organizations face the daunting task of selecting the right projects. Discover the key to success: setting measurable objectives, scoring projects based on strategic alignment, and prioritizing high-value initiatives. Join us to learn how Smartsheet excels in this discipline, focusing on what truly matters in a resource-constrained world. Make informed decisions and optimize your project portfolio for maximum impact. *** Please note: Saving a session to your schedule does not guarantee entry. Space is available on a first-come basis until rooms reach capacity.


Grow with Modern PPM

User Level

Smartsheet 301

PMI Credits



Level 3 | Room 321


Engage Speaker

Alexis Barone

Sr. Solutions Specialist, Project and Portfolio Management
As an experienced global program manager, Alexis is widely recognized for her expertise in developing and leading high-performing teams. With a keen focus on effective communication, meticulous planning, and thorough analysis, she has become a trusted guide for teams navigating change and driving process development. Alexis’ journey in project management began as a technical project manager in IT, focused on the CIO’s strategic priorities and enterprise-wide project delivery. Having led numerous enterprise implementations, Alexis transitioned to a technical program management position in contract manufacturing, where she successfully oversaw a $26 million portfolio of global automation projects. Following this, Alexis transitioned to a 300-person start up and assumed responsibility for managing all aspects of the portfolio, establishing global standards for project execution, and spearheading new business development for North America. Alexis's track record of delivering results, combined with her expertise in both program management and organizational change management, gives her a unique perspective on business challenges and a passion for helping teams address them. A California native residing in Austin, TX, Alexis loves to write and can be found with a laptop or journal at Summer Moon, her favorite local coffee shop.

Engage Speaker

Kristin Komassa

Senior Large Enterprise Solutions Engineer
Kristin was a customer of Smartsheet for 9 years (started using the platform in 2012) and has been a BIG fan ever since! She worked in Global Commercial Real Estate and developed end to end solutions both internally and externally. She is passionate about finding better ways to accomplish goals her customers are looking to solve for their organizations. Kristin's deep knowledge of Smartsheet enables her to be a trusted solution and technical advisor to customers. Her expertise ensures successful Smartsheet deployment and adoption by her client teams.