Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston Announces Expanded Keynote Line-up
Event Hosts First-Time Boston Mobile Meet-up & Partners with Year-Up as Event Beneficiary
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise 2.0 Conference, produced by UBM TechWeb, announces a growing list of keynote speakers from the likes of FedEx, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Mozilla Corp., NIKE, Inc. and Yum! Brands Inc. From the keynote stage, these industry leaders and enterprise customers will cover the latest innovations in social, gamification, analytics and big data tools and technologies. Enterprise 2.0, the leading event for companies looking to optimize their business through next-generation social applications and platforms, takes place June 18-21 in the Hynes Convention Center and is co-located with Mobile Connect, a newly launch conference serving the enterprise mobility market. To register or for more information about Enterprise 2.0 or Mobile Connect, visit: http://www.e2conf.com/boston/ and http://www.mobileconnectevent.com/.
"The Enterprise 2.0 Conference cuts through the noise to provide companies the information they need to fully unlock the value of enterprise social tools and technologies. Through our comprehensive conference, attendees receive curated advice, lessons learned, and best practices from industry experts and experienced practitioners to develop their roadmap for social business success," said Paige Finkelman, Enterprise 2.0 Conference General Manager. "This year we've assembled a solid roster of end users from global companies like NIKE, Inc. and FedEx to provide a glimpse into how they are leveraging social, analytics and big data for competitive advantage."
The latest list of confirmed keynote speakers includes:
- Bryan Barringer, Manager, Enterprise Collaboration Implementation, FedEx Services
- Nathan Bricklin, Senior Vice President, Head of Social Strategy, Wells Fargo
- Phillip Easter, Director of Mobile Apps, American Airlines
- Richard Foo, Collaboration Director, NIKE, Inc.
- Rob Gubas, VP, Global Marketing, Colliers International
- Art King, Global Infrastructure Architecture Lead, NIKE, Inc.
- Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT's Center for Digital Business
- Jeff Schick, Vice President, IBM Social Software
- Jared Spataro, Senior Director, SharePoint Product Management, Microsoft Corporation
- Michael Wu, PhD, Principal Scientist, Analytics, Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Additionally, the keynote presentations will include a keynote panel discussion entitled Inventing Management 2.0: Radical Yet Practical Insights to Becoming a True Social Enterprise. This panel discussion will be moderated by Chris Grams of the Management Innovation eXchange; panelists include: David Mason with Mozilla Corporation, Nyal Reed with The Educe Group, and Mary Woolf with Yum! Brands Inc. The Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), in partnership with Saba Software and the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, launched a Management 2.0 "hackathon" at Enterprise 2.0 in Santa Clara last fall, a collaborative project involving over 850 progressive management practitioners, technologists, and thinkers from around the globe to explore ways in which the principles of Web 2.0 can serve as the inspiration for transforming how organizations will be run and managed over the next decade. The results and thoughts around these finding will be shared during the Inventing Management 2.0 panel discussion.