MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, is pleased to announce Robert LoCascio of LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN) as this year's 2010 GIL (Growth, Innovation and Leadership) CEO of the Year Award recipient. The Award will be conferred on LoCascio at the firm's annual GIL 2010: Silicon Valley event, taking place September 12-14, 2010, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California.
LoCascio will address the audience of senior-level executives on Monday, September 13, 2010. He will discuss the ability and importance of CEOs to seize opportunities that can quickly capture market share, catapulting their companies into new markets, categories, and industries.
"We are pleased to present this award to a true industry leader, one who has worked consistently over the course of his career to contribute to the advancement of technology and interpersonal communications through three essential elements – growth, innovation and leadership," said David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan.
GIL 2010: Silicon Valley gathers today's leading visionaries, innovators and thought leaders to engage in candid discussions focused on rethinking and strengthening their companies' growth strategies.
LoCascio founded LivePerson and is the guiding force behind the company's vision to bring dependable, real-time sales support and customer service to online businesses. With a background in interactive media and a track record of building successful, new business ventures, LoCascio brings to LivePerson a unique blend of technological and business expertise. He was named a finalist for the Metro New York Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 Award.
GIL 2010: Silicon Valley is value-packed with extraordinary networking opportunities, interactive think tanks, and industry and career breakout sessions focused around developing a visionary perspective for the future; CEOs and their management teams will engage and inspire one another, sharing best practices, tools and strategies they can put to work in building a solid growth strategy. GIL 2010: Silicon Valley is a "must-attend" for any organization serious about improving its performance in growth, innovation and leadership.
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LivePerson is a leading provider of online engagement solutions that facilitate real-time assistance and expert advice. Connecting businesses and experts with consumers seeking help on the Web, LivePerson's hosted software platform creates more relevant, compelling and personalized online experiences. Every month, LivePerson's intelligent platform helps millions of people succeed online; more than 8,000 companies, including EarthLink, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Verizon, rely on LivePerson to maximize the impact of the online channel. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City.
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