Facebook, Netflix, Zynga & More to Keynote at UBM TechWeb's E2 Innovate

Silicon Valley Event Announces Expanded Line-up of Industry Thought Leaders to Discuss a Smarter, More Agile Enterprise

Oct 10, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- E2 Innovate, formerly known as Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced an expanded keynote line-up of speakers from Facebook, Mozilla, Netflix, NPR, ProgrammableWeb, Zynga 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: e2conf.com/innovate.

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"This keynote line-up will examine what the influences of mobile, social, and big data and analytics mean for enterprise tools and technologies, and how to translate this into a competitive advantage," said Paige Finkelman, E2 Innovate General Manager.  "The program is packed with best practices, thought leaders and customer examples sharing how they've leveraged enterprise applications to create a smarter, more agile business." 

In addition to previously announced keynote speakers from Google, IDC, InformationWeek Business Technology Network and UBM TechWeb, the keynote line-up has expanded and will include the following panel discussions:

A panel on the next-generation workforce and how these innovative companies are turning to new resources to address the new skill sets required to stay nimble will be moderated by Jay Banfield, Founding Executive Director, YearUp and feature the following panelists:

  • Tim Campos, CIO, Facebook
  • Debra Chrapaty, CIO, Zynga
  • Matthew Zeier, Senior Director of IT, Mozilla

A panel on the opportunities the API Economy creates for enterprises will be moderated by John Musser, Founder & CEO, ProgrammableWeb, and feature the following panelists:

  • Daniel Jacobson, Director of Engineering - API, Netflix
  • Javaun Moradi, Product Manager, NPR
  • Sam Ramji, VP of Strategy, Apigee

A CIO panel to discuss the new challenges being faced today will be moderated by Eric Lundquist, VP & Editorial Analyst, InformationWeek Business Technology Network, and feature the following panelists:

  • Joe Cardenas, CIO, Pacific Compensation Insurance
  • Marina Levinson, Founder & CEO, CIO Advisory Group, LLC
  • Michael Skaff, CIO, LesConcierges

A panel of venture capitalists sharing their perspective on what's happening in the venture community in relation to enterprise technology features the following panelists: 

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

Beyond keynote presentations, E2 Innovate includes a multi-track conference featuring new tracks on User Experience & Design and Cloud, SaaS & APIs, deep-dive workshops including new content on the Hybrid Enterprise and a new workshop led by Carnegie Mellon professors covering Innovation: Inside and Out.  In addition to thought provoking sessions, E2 Innovate features an expo floor showcasing the latest technology from top enterprise application vendors. Sponsors include IBM, Actiance, Badgeville and Persistent Systems. 

To register, visit e2conf.com/innovate.
For media registration, visit e2conf.com/innovate/mediacenter/.

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 The BrainYard.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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