Oracle NetSuite Corporate Communications
Senior Director, Global Communications
Year’s Premier Cloud Computing Event Brings Together Customers, Experts and Vendors
SAN MATEO, Calif.—April 19, 2011—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced an impressive line-up of industry experts and leading enterprise and service company sponsors scheduled to appear at SuiteWorld 2011, the company's flagship user conference for customers, partners, and developers taking place May 8-12, in San Francisco. May 10th will start with a keynote and new announcements from NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson, who will be joined on-stage by industry luminaries and visionary NetSuite customers. NetSuite chairman, co-founder and CTO Evan Goldberg will start May 11th by setting the future direction of NetSuite's cloud-based business software suites. For registration and more details, please visit: www.netsuite.com/suiteworld.
In addition to the many expert speakers, SuiteWorld 2011 will also feature a list of leading enterprise and service company sponsors, including Baker Tilly, Concur, Cybersource, Dell, IBM, Informatica, NEC, Pitney Bowes and WiPro. And a who's who of the ERP/CRM landscape will provide their perspective on the direction of Cloud Computing including a speaker roster that includes Forrester Research analyst Paul Hamerman, enterprise computing experts Ben Kepes, Michael Krigsman, Vinnie Mirchandani, Paul Greenberg, Denis Prombriant, and Altimeter Group analyst Brian Solis. To get a complimentary one-day guest pass to SuiteWorld, visit: www.netsuite.com/swguest.
These presentations represent just a small fraction of the exciting content lined up for SuiteWorld 2011. With over 80 breakout sessions, pre-conference workshops, and unprecedented access to top cloud computing executives and innovators, SuiteWorld 2011 will be the high-impact cloud computing event of the year.
CEO Zach Nelson Kicks Off Day One:
Day one will be kicked off by a keynote address—"Big Business Power for SMBs/SMB Business Agility For Large Enterprises"—by NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson, in which he will explore the great technology and business process changes rippling through the enterprise software landscape as cloud computing continues its disruptive growth path. On day two of the conference, NetSuite CTO and chairman Evan Goldberg will present "NetSuite Technology Directions," outlining NetSuite's technology roadmap and its implications for customer productivity.
The best and brightest minds in enterprise computing and emerging media will lead informative and enlightening panel discussions at SuiteWorld 2011. Paul Greenberg, author of CRM at the Speed of Light, Beagle Research analyst Denis Pombriant, and Altimeter Group analyst Brian Solis, whose current book, Engage, is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to build and measure success in the social web, will present "Emerging Trends: Social CRM." This lively discussion will focus on maximizing the value of emerging media, social networking, communities, and blogs to improve business performance. Attendees will learn first-hand from these experts how to tap the power of social media.
Michael Krigsman, CEO of consulting company Asuret, Inc., and Ben Kepes, analyst and commentator for Diversity Limited, will present "Trends in Cloud Computing: The Road Ahead." This panel discussion is for forward thinkers looking to take the next visionary steps into the future of cloud computing, and identify the key evolving technologies that will enable businesses to stay ahead of the curve.
Vinnie Mirchandani, technology industry thought leader and author of The New Polymath, will make a special guest appearance at the SuiteWorld welcome reception to share his thoughts on businesses that embody the renaissance concept.
While the core content of SuiteWorld 2011 is geared toward existing customers and partners of NetSuite, the conference will also feature a special one-day track for businesses evaluating their move to the cloud. Anchoring the agenda for this special guest track will be a thought provoking session from Paul Hamerman, Vice President and Principle Analyst at Forrester Research, who will share perspectives on the future of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
SuiteWorld 2011 is sponsored by dozens of the top names in technology innovation today. Platinum sponsors WiPro, a leading business process outsourcing vendor, Epiphany Inc., a NetSuite sales and development specialist, Pardot, a marketing automation vendor, and Merchant e-Solutions, a Preferred Payment Provider for NetSuite, lead the way. They are joined by well-known brands including Cybersource (a subsidiary of Visa), Dell Boomi, IBM, Informatica, NEC and Pitney Bowes. These and other exhibitors will demonstrate how their solutions extend and enhance the NetSuite cloud.
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