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Bloomberg Summit to Convene Top Enterprise Technology Leaders

  Bloomberg Summit to Convene Top Enterprise Technology Leaders

 Featured Speakers Include Google CIO Ben Fried, Wal-Mart CTO Chip Hernandez,
   Freddie Mac CIO Robert Lux, Dreamworks Animation CTO Lincoln Wallen and
                        Blackstone CTO William Murphy

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 01, 2013

The business executives responsible for overseeing large enterprise
information technology systems are facing ever more complex challenges. The
Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit will look at a variety of these
challenges, ranging from security, to the latest in cloud strategy, to
disruption in systems caused by the introduction of new technologies in the IT
environment.

The Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at the Apella at the Alexandria
Center in New York City. It is held twice a year in New York and London,
drawing on the highest-caliber enterprise technology leaders to examine the
latest ideas and challenges critical to c-level IT and corporate executives,
as well as global investors. As a special focus, the program will look
in-depth at how New York data centers grappled, and in some cases are still
grappling, with the worst-case scenario presented by Hurricane Sandy in Fall,
2012.

Emceed by Diane Brady, Senior Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, the daylong
Summit will look at how corporations and governments are embracing cloud
computing, mobility, social media in the workplace, data archiving
requirements and disaster recovery planning in the wake of Super Storm
Hurricane Sandy.

In a special one-on-one conversation, Vivek Kundra, EVP, Emerging Markets,
Salesforce.com, who served as the first Chief Information Officer of the
United States from March 2009 until August 2011, will sit down with Diane
Brady to share insights about the public sector shift to the cloud.

The Summit proudly welcomes technology executives who have implemented proven
strategies, and developed innovative solutions for the enterprise environment,
including:

  *Brad Garlinghouse, Chief Executive Officer, YouSendIt
  *Douglass Harr, Chief Information Office, Splunk Inc.
  *Sujay Jaswa, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Dropbox
  *Peter Levine, General Partner, Andreeseen Horowitz
  *Richard Hochron, Chief Technology Officer, Direct Edge
  *Bob Muglia, Executive Vice President, Software Solutions Division, Juniper
  *John McCool, Chief Technology Officer, Global Enterprise Segment, Cisco
  *Michael Sylvia, Director, Advanced Technologies, Office of the CIO, IBM
  *Lincoln Wallen, Chief Technology Officer, Dreamworks Animation LLC
  *Michael Zanga, Chief Information Officer, Markets & International Banking,
    Americas, RBS
  *Nir Zuk, Founder and CTO, Palo Alto Networks

“Advances in enterprise technology are revolutionizing how we work, and how
businesses operate, grow and succeed,” said Jason Kelly, managing editor of
Bloomberg LINK. “It’s imperative that technology professionals are equipped
with the most up-to-date tools and information to develop enterprise
strategies for their organizations. With a focus on financial services, the
Bloomberg Summit provides a roadmap to navigating the enterprise technology
landscape through discussions spanning network security, cloud services and
managing big data.”

The Summit is sponsored by Microsoft, Visa, BlackBerry, Invest in France
Agency, Juniper Networks, Brasil IT+, Direct Edge and JNK Securities Corp.

For more information about the program and our speakers, please visit:
http://www.bloomberglink.com/event/tech-2013/.

Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@BBGLINK). The hashtag for this
event is #BBtech.

For more information about Bloomberg L.P. please visit
http://www.bloomberg.com/about.

About Bloomberg LINK

Bringing the power of Bloomberg to the executive conference business,
Bloomberg LINK produces invitation-only, in-person gatherings that combine
world-class editorial programming with peer-to-peer networking amongst the
who’s who in influential communities. In this environment, participants engage
in open discussions that lead to learning from each other’s expertise and
experience. For more information, please visit www.bloomberglink.com.

About Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader,
gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a
dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength –
delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and
accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which
provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers
globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core
strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate,
distribute and manage data and information across organizations more
efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government,
Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data,
news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And
Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service,
television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg
Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news
and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in
New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around
the world.

Contact:

Bloomberg
Angela Martin
+1 415-617-7142
angelamartin@bloomberg.net
 
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