SALT LAKE CITY, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RizePoint, the leading provider of brand, quality, and safety management software, today announced that President and CEO Frank Maylett will present at The Montgomery Summit, an annual business and technology conference in Santa Monica, Calif., on March 8 and 9, 2017.
At 9:30 a.m. PT on March 8, Maylett will exhibit in the Emerging Companies track. His presentation, Your Brand is Under Attack, shows the risks companies face in managing brand reputation, and how RizePoint helps some of the largest food service and hospitality brands in the world protect their brands. The invitation-only audience includes 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and venture capitalists.
"More companies are recognizing how much their brand reputation impacts the bottom line," said Maylett. "RizePoint helps brands protect their reputations with software that identifies and automates corrective action and offers C-suite visibility into quality, safety, and operational issues before they become costly liabilities."
Maylett saw the importance of brand reputation in his previous roles leading and growing technology companies like Workfront and InContact. He brings a deep understanding of how technology is helping companies address old problems in new ways to The Montgomery Summit audience. Maylett will present on how marketing is no longer the sole owner of brand, by showing how robust operations and quality compliance help maintain valuable brand reputation in a social world.
"The caliber of companies nominated for this year's Summit was higher than ever and the selected presenters will provide excellent insight and expertise into their respective and rapidly evolving fields – from enterprise data to financial technologies to connected devices," said Jamie Montgomery, founder of The Montgomery Summit. "Our goal is to connect technology's best entrepreneurs with incredible investors, partners, and advisers and to facilitate meetings that will lead to success for all parties."
This year, a global committee of senior investors from top venture capital and growth funds, prior Summit attendees, researchers, entrepreneurs and Summit partners and staff selected 140 companies to present from over 4,000 nominations. Nominations were evaluated by each company's sector, stage, growth and engagement metrics, as well as criteria including management, vision, and more.
In addition to presentations from top private growth company CEOs, the two-day event features industry leaders and top innovators in a series of keynotes, panels and salons. Speakers at this year's Summit include Beth Comstock, vice chair, GE; Rob High, CTO, IBM Watson; John Chambers, chairman, Cisco; and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former U.S. Army General. Additionally, a Female Founders program that will highlight the rising role of female entrepreneurs and investors in the technology world is scheduled on March 7.
- RizePoint mobile and cloud-based software helps organizations improve the quality, safety, and sustainability of their products, services, and facilities.
- RizePoint's software is used by 5 of the top 8 hospitality brands and 5 of the top 8 food service brands.
- RizePoint serves more than 387,000 users in 120 countries and territories, speaking 40 languages:
- 105,000 food service restaurants
- 27,000 hotels and resort properties
- 13,000 grocery and retail stores
RizePoint – formerly Steton Technology Group – is the global leader in software solutions that proactively safeguard enterprise compliance—for both internally imposed standards and externally imposed regulations. RizePoint software builds and protects brand equity by enabling a consistent customer experience. Our customers gather better data, see necessary actions earlier, and act faster to correct issues before they become costly liabilities. Considered the industry standard for food service, hospitality, and retail, RizePoint mobile and cloud-based solutions serve nearly 2 million audits with 200 million questions answered annually. RizePoint is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit RizePoint.com.
About The Montgomery Summit
The Montgomery Summit gathers an invited group of entrepreneurs, senior investors and leading executives to discover the most important innovations in business and technology. The event features two days of presentations, keynotes, panels and salons in Santa Monica, Calif. Previously known as The Montgomery Technology Conference, the Summit has for more than a decade provided unparalleled opportunities to meet a diverse blend of technological visionaries and innovators from all over the world. For more information, visit www.montgomerysummit.com.
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