SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications, today announces three Keynote addresses for Enterprise Connect Orlando 2017. Top leaders from Cisco, Microsoft, and Twilio will take the Keynote stage to offer their vision and insights on the most important trends and developments in the industry.
Enterprise Connect 2017 will take place March 27-30 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL. For more information and to register, please visit: enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/.
Enterprise Connect provides the most comprehensive view of the innovation that is transforming the enterprise communications industry, and this year's dynamic keynote lineup exemplifies the range of this thought leadership.
Enterprise Connect 2017 Keynote Lineup:
Jens Meggers, PhD – Sr. Vice President and General Manager Cloud Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco
Jens Meggers is responsible for managing Cisco's cloud-focused collaboration portfolio, which includes Cisco's flagship platform, Cisco Spark, providing integrated messaging, calling and meetings. He also manages the Cisco WebEx and Jabber engineering and product management teams. Prior to joining Cisco, Meggers was Senior Vice President at Symantec Corporation where he headed the Endpoint Protection and Productivity business unit.
Ron Markezich - Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Office 365
Ron Markezich is responsible for commercial go-to-market for the company's productivity portfolio, which includes Microsoft Office, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, Skype, Skype for Business, OneDrive and Yammer, in addition to running Office 365 deployment and usage programs. He previously served as corporate vice president of Microsoft's U.S. Enterprise and Partner Group. Prior to joining Microsoft in 1998, Markezich worked in Accenture's Electronics and High Tech Group.
Jeff Lawson - Founder, CEO & Chairman, Twilio
Jeff Lawson is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of entrepreneurial and product experience. Prior to Twilio, Lawson was Founder & CTO of NineStar, Founding CTO of Stubhub.com and Founder, CEO & CTO of Versity.com. He was also one of the original product managers for Amazon Web Services.
Learn more about the Enterprise Connect Keynotes here: enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/conference/keynotes
"At a time of technology and business transition for our industry, each of these Keynote speakers will bring an important perspective to help the Enterprise Connect audience understand and capitalize on the changes under way," said Eric Krapf, Enterprise Connect General Manager and Program Co-Chair. "Nowhere else will our industry have the opportunity to hear these unique insights from such top enterprise communications leaders in one place."
Enterprise Connect 2017
Enterprise Connect will return to Orlando in 2017, bringing together enterprise communications professionals of all levels for an extensive three-and-a-half-day Conference focused on maximizing attendees' investments in communications and collaboration systems, services, apps and networks. The event will feature Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, Networking Opportunities and more, spanning nine tracks encompassing the major technology streams in the industry.
The event will also host the largest and broadest exhibition focused on systems, software, services and applications – giving attendees a chance to experience the latest tools and innovations firsthand.
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About Enterprise Connect
For more than 25 years, Enterprise Connect has been the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise Unified Communications and Collaboration in North America. Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. Enterprise Connect owns and produces No Jitter, (nojitter.com), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit enterpriseconnect.com. Enterprise Connect is organized by UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc (UBM.L), an Events First marketing and communications services business. For more information, visit ubmamericas.com.
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