UBM TechWeb's E2 Innovate Announces Keynote Speakers

Silicon Valley Event Welcomes Google, Greylock Partners, IDC & More to Explore Infusing Innovation Into the Enterprise

Sep 6, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- E2 Innovate, formerly known as the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announces initial keynote speakers from Emergence Capital Partners, Google, Greylock Partners, IDC, Mayfield Fund and more.  E2 Innovate, taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 12-15, brings together the next-generation in enterprise applications to accelerate information, productivity and revenue.  To register or for more information, visit: http://www.e2conf.com/innovate/

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"E2 Innovate will examine what's next for enterprise applications featuring an impressive line-up of industry thought leaders spotlighting the latest trends and innovations," said Paige Finkelman, E2 Innovate General Manager.  "The conference agenda will dive deep into enterprise tools and technologies that enable more efficient and effective connections, and drive new levels of performance.  The program is chock full of information, insights and best practices for the enterprise that wants to work smarter."

The list of confirmed keynote speakers that will continue to grow as the event nears includes:

  • Ben Fried, CIO, Google
  • Michael Fauscette, Group VP of Software Business Solutions, IDC
  • Fritz Nelson, VP & Editorial Director, InformationWeek Business Technology Network
  • David Berlind, Chief Content Officer, UBM TechWeb

As part of the keynote presentations, there will be an expert panel of venture capitalists sharing their perspective on what's happening in the venture community in relation to enterprise technology, and how medium and large companies can make innovation a reality. The venture panel will feature the following: 

  • Kevin Spain, Partner, Emergence Capital Partners
  • Asheem Chandra, Partner, Greylock Partners
  • Ross Fubini, Advisor, Kapor Capital
  • Robin Vasan, Managing Director, Mayfield Fund

In addition to keynote presentations, E2 Innovate includes a multi-track conference, deep-dive workshops, and an Expo floor featuring the latest technology from top enterprise application vendors. E2 Innovate will examine what the influences of mobile, social, data and analytics mean for enterprise tools and technologies.  Sponsors include IBM, Actiance, Badgeville and Persistent Systems.  To register, visit: http://www.e2conf.com/innovate/.

To view a recent video interview of keynoter Kevin Spain of Emergency Capital Partners and InformationWeek's Eric Lundquist, visit TheBrainYard.com

About E2
E2, formerly known as the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, is a UBM Tech platform that provides enterprises with the knowledge needed to work smarter. E2 Social, held annually in Boston, navigates the shift to social business that improves performance and collaboration. E2 Innovate, held annually in Santa Clara, brings together the next-generation in enterprise applications to accelerate information, productivity and revenue. E2 also offers monthly webcasts, virtual events, and TheBrainYard.com, intelligence for the social enterprise. For more information, 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.


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