Expert Panel to Debate Unified Communications Implications at Leading Enterprise Communications Event
February 17, 2105, San Francisco, CA – Enterprise Connect Orlando, produced by UBM Tech, today announced a new addition to its keynote lineup, Adam Swidler, Technology Evangelist for Google for Work. Swidler joins executives from Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft as a headliner for the leading enterprise communications and collaboration conference and expo. Enterprise Connect Orlando takes place March 16-19 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center. For more information or to register, visit: www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando.
With more than 20 years in the enterprise technology industry, Swidler currently leads Apps Solution Strategy on the Google for Work team. In his presentation at Enterprise Connect, he’ll draw on his experience helping customers and partners build innovative collaboration and communication solutions on the Google Apps platform, as well as his rich background leading Google’s enterprise trust team, and previously in project management at Vendavo and Ariba. Swidler takes the stage on Wednesday, March 18 at 11:00 am.
The previously announced lineup of keynote speakers includes top thought leaders uniquely suited to discuss groundbreaking shifts in enterprise communications:
- Avaya’s Gary Barnett, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Collaboration
- Cisco’s Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Collaboration Technology Group
- Microsoft’s Zig Serafin, Corporate Vice President, Skype Business Services
Further, a majority of these proven experts will join a mainstage discussion, exploring the trends affecting unified communications adoption and deployment. Led by Enterprise Connect General Manager and Co-Chair Fred Knight, panelists will analyze and debate the realistic options for UC service delivery and what role UC should play in architecture strategy and procurement plans. UC Summit: Reality Check on Progress Toward UC will take place Monday, March 16 at 11:00 am.
“In our 25th year, Enterprise Connect is delighted to welcome Google’s Adam Swidler to our keynote stage. The combination of perspectives that will be shared by Avaya, Cisco, Microsoft and Google will give Enterprise Connect attendees a unique vantage point into how communications and collaboration are likely to evolve,” said Knight. “This market is transforming, and Enterprise Connect 2015 is shaping up to be a major pivot point for the industry.”
Enterprise Connect Orlando hosts an expansive Expo hall, which showcases the entire enterprise communications and collaboration ecosystem, including leading equipment, software and service providers. The three-and-a-half-day conference program features keynote addresses and panels, breakout sessions, and discussions – spanning eight dynamic tracks. To plan your agenda, see the conference schedule here: www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/scheduler
Register for Enterprise Connect: www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/registration
Apply for an Enterprise Connect Media Pass: www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/media-center
About Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaboration in North America. Produced by UBM Tech, Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry’s vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration hardware, software, systems and services. Enterprise Connect owns and produces No Jitter, (www.nojitter.com), providing daily blogging and analysis, and it also serves the enterprise communications community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit www.enterpriseconnect.com.
About UBM Tech
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