Featured speakers at
this year's conference include:
Zach came to NetSuite with extensive leadership experience spanning 15 years in high-tech marketing, sales, product development and business strategy with leading companies such as Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Network Associates and Motorola. He joined NetSuite in 2002. As a result of his leadership, NetSuite's revenues have grown five-fold; workforce has doubled; and the company has reached thousands of customers globally making NetSuite the largest application service provider in the small to medium business market. He holds a patent in the field of application integration, and has several others pending approval. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University.
Evan spent eight years at Oracle Corporation, where he served as a vice president. He was involved in a variety of projects, all focused on making powerful database technology more accessible to users. When he left Oracle, Evan started mBED Software and built groundbreaking Web site technology. He founded NetSuite in 1998. He holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University.
Heather Clancy, editor of CRN and vice president of the CMP Channel Group, is responsible for managing the publication's strategy and day-to-day operations. A graduate of McGill University and Stanford University Publishing Course, she has covered the technology industry for more than 16 years. Along the way, Clancy has been recognized more than once as a top media influencer for high-tech trade publications and won awards for her weekly opinion column and news coverage. She began her journalism career on the New York Financial Desk for United Press International and is a frequent speaker on industry issues as the anchor of CRN TV and regular Web seminars. Clancy has also made appearances on CNN, CNBC and was previously a host of Techknowledge, a business technology TV program.
Vice President, Research
Robert is an industry veteran with over 27 years experience
in information technology. He currently serves as Vice President
in Gartner's Research organization. Prior to joining Gartner,
Mr. Anderson held various software product management and
marketing positions during a 16-year tenure with Digital Equipment.
He earned a bachelor's degree from Gordon College, Wenham,
Mass., and has done extensive postgraduate work at Georgetown
The 56 Group
Paul is focused on CRM strategic and consulting services.
His book, CRM at the Speed of Light: Essential Customer Strategies
for the 21st Century has been called "the bible of the
CRM industry". It is used by more than 60 universities
and was named "the number 1 CRM book" by SearchCRM.com.
He is a member of the Destination CRM Board of Experts, SearchCRM
Expert Advisory Panel.
Rieva Lesonsky is senior vice president and editorial director of Entrepreneur Media Inc., which includes Entrepreneur magazine and numerous media brand extensions such as Entrepeneur.com, BizStartUps.com, Entrepreneur Mexico and Entrepreneur�s Be Your Own Boss. Each month, millions of established and aspiring entrepreneurs turn to Entrepreneur Media for the advice, guidance and inspiration generated by Rieva and her staff.
Rieva co-authored the books Start Your Own Business, Young Millionaires and 303 Marketing Tips and wrote Get Smart.
Rieva served on the Small Business Administration�s (SBA) National Advisory Council for six years. The SBA also honored her as a Small Business Media Advocate and a Woman in Business Advocate. For five consecutive years, she was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Journalists by Business News Reporter. A nationally recognized speaker and expert on small business and entrepreneurship, Rieva has appeared on numerous national TV programs, including Good Morning America and Oprah. She can be heard regularly on The Dolan�s with Ken and Daria Dolan over the WOR Radio Network.