TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco Announces Keynote Speakers

Industry Leaders and Enterprise Customers to Present on Tangible Business Results within Growing E2.0 Market

Sep 16, 2009

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco, produced by TechWeb, today announced its event keynotes and keynote panel speakers. The event line-up will highlight real-world examples of Enterprise 2.0 applications and strategies being applied within business to increase productivity and create value. The Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco will take place November 2-5, 2009 at the Moscone North Convention Center. For more information on keynote speakers, conference content, and registration visit:

"We are excited about bringing the Enterprise 2.0 movement to San Francisco this fall and welcoming some of the big name visionaries of the industry to the keynote stage," said Steve Wylie, General Manager, Enterprise 2.0 Conference. "Our event agenda is rich with large-scale enterprise examples of companies like Booz Allen Hamilton, Nike, and Metlife, using E2.0 strategies to transform their business. We plan to pick-up where we left off in Boston, continuing the vital conversations about the cost-saving and productivity benefits that result from implementing Web 2.0 and social computing technologies within business."

  The keynote speakers for Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco include:
  --  Tammy Erickson, President, nGenera Innovation Network
  --  Christian Finn, Director of SharePoint Product Management, Microsoft
  --  Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Digital
      Business, MIT Sloan School of Management
  --  Rob Tarkoff, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business
      Productivity Solutions, Adobe
  --  Bruce Morse, Vice President Unified Communications and Collaboration,
      IBM Software Group
  --  Walton Smith, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
  --  Greg D'alesandre, Product Manager, Google Wave

  --  Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay Labs and Author, The Facebook Era

The keynote program includes a panel of experts from large enterprises deploying Enterprise 2.0 strategies and technology solutions today. The panel will address the challenges and opportunities in Enterprise 2.0 from a large enterprise perspective and includes the following speakers:

  --  Claire Flanagan, Senior Manager, KM and Enterprise Social Software
      Strategy, CSC
  --  Bruce Galinsky, Director IT, Metlife
  --  Greg Lowe, Social Media Architect/Program Manager, Alcatel-Lucent
  --  Mary Maida, Information Solutions Manager, Medtronic Inc.
  --  Megan Murray, Community Manager/Project Coordinator, Booz Allen
  --  Jamie Pappas, Manager, Social Media Strategy, EMC

  --  Bryce Williams, Social Media Consultant, Eli Lilly

In addition to keynote presentations, Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco announces five winning conference sessions selected by E2 community vote to present at the conference. Those sessions and presenters include:

  --  The One Year Club: Five Things Companies Learn After a Year of
      Enterprise 2.0 Adoption - Stewart Mader, Founder, Future Changes and
      Thomas Vander Wal, Principal and Senior Consultant, InfoCloud
  --  Making Health Care Providers Social: Kaiser Permanente's Enterprise
      2.0 Adoption - Miles Appel, Executive Director, Intranet Web
      Capabilities, ISG, Kaiser Permanente and Gia Lyons, Strategic
      Consultant, Jive Software
  --  The Dark side of Enterprise 2.0 - Kathleen Culver-Lozo, Program
      Manager - Enterprise Transformation, Alcatel Lucent and Greg Lowe,
      Social Media Architect/Program Manager, Alcatel-Lucent
  --  Internet Collaboration Transformation at Nike - Art King, Global
      Infrastructure Architect, Nike, Inc.

  --  Collaboration 2.0: Inside Electronic Arts - Bert Sandie, Director,
      Technical Excellence, Electronic Arts, Inc.

The Call for Papers for Enterprise 2.0 Conference received over 450 submissions from people willing to share their thoughts, strategies and experiences around Enterprise 2.0. Submissions went to public vote, where over 900 members of the E2 community, Advisory Board and TechWeb event team selected the topics and speakers they wanted to see at Enterprise 2.0 Conference.

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This annual conference and expo pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit:

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, market leading, award-winning magazines such as InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology and The Financial Technology Network. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on # of monthly connections

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