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Keynote Speakers Announced for Enterprise 2.0 Conference Santa Clara
Aug 31, 2011 (04:08 PM EDT)


UBM TechWeb Also Announces New GM to Drive Conference Program for Enterprise 2.0 Brand as Event Momentum Builds

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise 2.0 Conference Santa Clara, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced an event line-up featuring thought leaders from The Tapscott Group, NASA, TEVA Pharmaceutical and Management by Design who will take the keynote stage at this year's event.  In addition, UBM TechWeb announced Paige Finkelman as the General Manager of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, the leading event for companies looking to transform their business through social business tools and application platforms.  Enterprise 2.0 Conference will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 14-17, 2011. For more information or to register, visit: http://www.e2conf.com/santaclara/.

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Keynote speakers of Enterprise 2.0 Conference Santa Clara currently include:

  • Don Tapscott, CEO, The Tapscott Group & Chairman Moxie Insight
  • Kevin Jones, Social/Organizational Strategist, NASA
  • Tony Martins, VP Supply Chain, TEVA Pharmaceutical
  • Daniel Rasmus, Principal & Author, Management by Design

"I'm thrilled to take the helm at the leading event focused on social enterprise applications and business strategies," said Paige Finkelman, General Manager, Enterprise 2.0 Conference.  "Now more than ever, businesses must develop an enterprise social strategy that will increase their productivity, improve information flow and drive business performance.  The Enterprise 2.0 Conference spotlights the latest trends and most important innovations in social technologies and how businesses are deriving real value from them."

In her new role as General Manager of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Paige Finkelman will guide the direction and positioning of the live events, virtual events and webinars.  Additionally, Finkelman will oversee TheBrainYard.com, the community site for social business which is jointly produced by the Enterprise 2.0 Conference and the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.   Steve Wylie, the former event General Manager, is turning over the reins of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in order to lead the expansion of UBM TechWeb's Cloud Connect events.

"Over the past few years Paige has been an instrumental part of the team that established the Enterprise 2.0 Conference as a trusted and respected resource for business and technology leaders," said Steve Wylie, General Manager, UBM TechWeb.  "Paige is taking on this new role at an exciting time in the market, as social enterprise initiatives continue to take a more prominent role in business strategy."

In addition to the growing list of keynote presenters, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference will feature a four day program of in depth workshops, keynotes and breakout sessions, an Expo Pavilion featuring the top 2.0 tools and technologies, a Launch Pad program that highlights the innovation changing today's enterprise landscape, and many networking opportunities.  Event sponsors include IBM, Microsoft, Moxie Software, Actiance, Clearvale, Spigit, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bunchball, Knoodle and Yammer.

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of social and collaborative technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This Conference and Expo Pavilion focuses on the tools and best practices to drive business performance across workforce, customers, and partners' networks. As part of Enterprise 2.0 Conference, The BrainYard, the first website community providing news, analysis and insights on fast-changing developments within the evolving world of social business was launched as a joint venture with UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek to serve the growing social business market. For more information on Enterprise 2.0 Conference visit: www.e2conf.com.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

SOURCE UBM TechWeb