SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InformationWeek 500 Conference announced the speakers and presenters for its 'The Growth Imperative' session at this year's event, taking place September 12-15, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Southern California. The conference's opening session will highlight the critical combination of creativity and execution in business, taking CIOs through a journey that starts with big, mind-expanding ideas and concludes with real-world examples of business growth and innovation through the use of technology.
The 2010 InformationWeek 500 Conference's 'The Growth Imperative' session will kick off with two distinguished innovators who will share mind-bending ideas around science and innovation:
The second part of the session will focus on corporate business technology innovation, and feature three dynamic business technology executives, who will reveal in rapid-fire vignettes how IT is engaging customers and generating new sources of revenue at their companies:
"Driving growth will require both imagination and execution. It will demand that leaders think differently and creatively about new frontiers of opportunity, and how technology will, as it always has, lead the way," said Fritz Nelson, VP and Editorial Director of InformationWeek, and InformationWeek 500 Conference Co-Chair. "But the thinking and the imagining are only part of the journey. Success requires leaders to take risks and to follow through; to make the sharpest ideas become reality. The conference's 'The Growth Imperative' session will walk CIO attendees through how to move what seems to be the impossible to the possible."
Additional keynote speakers at the 2010 InformationWeek 500 Conference are:
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In its 19th year, the InformationWeek 500 Conference celebrates the 500 most innovative users of business technology. Past overall winners include CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con-way, and Principal Financial Group. The event also honors the Chief of the Year, the top CIO in the country as selected by InformationWeek's editors. Last year's winner was federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
This year's InformationWeek Conference is sponsored by iRise, Teradata, Workday, VMware, IBM, Qwest Business, Riverbed , Dell, Rimini Street and SuccessFactors.
Attendance at the InformationWeek 500 Conference is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialog among executive participants. General attendee registration can be found online; only qualified registrants will be accepted. Media credentials are also extended by request; interested media should contact Winnie Ng-Schuchman.
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