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. 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Bloomberg Summit to Convene Top Enterprise Technology Leaders
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