Interop Las Vegas Announces Keynote Speakers

Cisco, Juniper Networks, PayPal, Chicago's CIO & More to Take the Main Stage

Feb 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop, produced by UBM Tech, today announced top executives who will take to the keynote stage in Las Vegas. As the industry's premier technology event, Interop enables IT professionals and technology solution providers to leverage technology to power their business.  Cisco, Juniper Networks, NetScout, PayPal, Verizon Terremark, and the CIO of Chicago will present focused and insightful presentations from the keynote stage during Interop Las Vegas, happening May 6-10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.  For more information or to register, visit:


"Interop Las Vegas continues to be a trusted platform for facilitating strategic business connections and providing IT professionals with quality education and first-hand insight," said Jennifer Jessup, Interop's General Manager. "We're excited to feature a keynote lineup of industry visionaries who can speak to and share knowledge around the core technologies shaping the business IT ecosystem."

As part of the keynote presentations, there will be an Enterprise Cloud keynote panel, featuring NetScout and Verizon Terremark.  Interop Las Vegas announces the following keynote speakers:

  • Brett Goldstein, Chief Information Officer of Chicago
  • Robert Soderbery, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Enterprise Networking Group, Cisco
  • Bob Muglia, Executive Vice President, Software Solutions Division, Juniper Networks
  • Steven Shalita, Vice President of Marketing, NetScout
  • Michael Barrett, Chief Information Security Officer, PayPal
  • Chris Drumgoole, Senior Vice President, Cloud & Data Center Services, Verizon Terremark

In addition to keynotes and a multi-day educational conference, Interop features an expo floor, showcasing the full range of IT solutions including cloud computing, virtualization, networking, security and mobility.  Several industry-leading companies exhibiting at this year's event include: APC, Avaya, Citrix, Cisco, Enterasys, HP, Huawei, Intel, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, NetScout, Oracle, Riverbed, Verizon Terremark and VMware. Please visit for more details on Interop's world-class education program, comprehensive exposition, sessions, InteropNet and new programs like the Mac & iOS IT Conference and the InformationWeek CIO Summit.

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About Interop®
Interop ® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop is the leading business technology event series. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and partners. For more information about these events visit,

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that provides information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry.  Its media brands and information services inform, educate and inspire decision makers across the entire technology market—serving engineers and design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology professionals.  UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, Byte, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs designed to help vendors identify and participate in technology buying decisions. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.


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