Rob Carter of FedEx Corporation to Deliver a Keynote Address at InformationWeek's Spring Conference

Jan 23, 2006

CMP's InformationWeek, today announced that Rob Carter, EVP and CIO of FedEx Corporation will deliver the Monday keynote address at the 7th annual InformationWeek Spring Conference, taking place April 2-5 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, FL.

Carter's keynote address is entitled "The Inside Story of FedEx's Platform Transformation." Carter has more than 20 years of systems development and implementation experience utilizing a wide variety of technology. In his role as CIO, he is responsible for the corporations' key applications and technology infrastructure. In December 2005, InformationWeek named Carter Chief of the Year.

The InformationWeek Spring Conference examines the theme "Optimizing the Core: Infrastructure & Business Data." Hundreds of technology executives from Fortune 1000 companies will attend to learn how leading companies optimize core technologies to improve efficiency and profitability. To register, go to or call 516-562-7685.

About InformationWeek

InformationWeek is the largest, most influential community of IT buyers and providers, focusing on driving and setting the agenda for business innovation powered by technology. Every week, InformationWeek touches more than 1 million business technology executives worldwide through its magazine editions, online sites, research platforms, and peer-to-peer events. InformationWeek is consistently recognized for its commitment to excellence and innovation, and has received several of the industry's top media accolades, including top spots in BtoB Magazine's Media Power 50, Circulation Excellence Awards from Circulation Management Magazine and several awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).

About CMP Media

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           Linda Uslaner
           CMP Media


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