Open Business Conference to Bring Together IT and Business Decision-Makers, Developers, and Leading Technology Providers

Open Business Conference to Bring Together IT and Business Decision-Makers, 
Developers, and Leading Technology Providers Focused
on Open Issues Reshaping the Enterprise 
Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst Joins HP Labs CTO, Strategic Director of
Microsoft's Open Source Partnerships and Other Experts From IBM,
Intel, WSO2, Citrix, Facebook, Mozilla, Netflix and Twitter to
Address Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Open Source in the Enterprise
at April 29-30 Conference 
FRAMINGHAM, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 --  
Who: 
The Open Business Conference 2013 will bring together
hundreds of business and IT decision-makers, independent software
vendors, developers, legal professionals, integrators, VARS,
consultants, venture capitalists and others active in the
rapidly-expanding open technology community. Speakers include Red Hat
CEO and President Jim Whitehurst, HP Labs CTO Martin Fink, and
Microsoft Strategic Director of Open Source Partnerships Alfonso
Castro. 
What:
 Computerworld's Open Business Conference is a two-day
conference featuring a wide range of keynote and panel presentations
-- organized around conference tracks on Open Cloud, Open Data, Open
Mobile and Open Legal. The Open Business Conference will also include
an open source showcase, daily "birds of a feather" discussions, and
a look inside research labs at Facebook, Mozilla and Twitter. In
addition, this year's conference will feature content focused on the
developer community, with sessions on sharing, teaching and
communicating ways to build the best code. 
When:
 April 29-30,
2013 
Where:
 Hyatt Regency San Francisco - San Francisco,
California 
Why:
 The Open Business Conference is the premier event
for open source solutions and business -- a forum for the
increasingly critical discussions around the open technology
developments shaping IT and business today. The Open Business
Conference brings together developers, users and companies behind
today's most significant open source, data, mobile and cloud
technologies. Now in its ninth year, this conference remains the
leading forum for the community to learn from and share with the
industry's top strategists in open technologies. 
Sponsors: 
Underwriters and sponsors of Open Business Conference 2013 include
HP, 
Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, Intel and WSO2. 
For more information or to register for the conference, visit:
http://www.osbc.com/ 
Join the community online at: https://twitter.com/Computerworld  
To register as media, please visit: http://www.osbc.com/2013press 
About Open Business Conference
 Open Business Conference -- owned and
produced by Computerworld -- is the industry's forum for senior
business leaders, IT decision-makers developers, lawyers and venture
capitalists to collaborate on emerging business models, strategies
and profitability through open source.  
About Computerworld
 Computerworld is the leading source of
technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer
perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld's
award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), bi-weekly publication,
focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms
the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network
and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this
audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of
over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, August 2012) and
was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012.
Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of
International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and
research company. Company information is available at
www.idgenterprise.com. 
Media Contacts: 
Tony Sapienza
Conference Media Manager
Emanate PR 
tony.sapienza@emanatepr.com
Office: 617-747-1407 
Mobile: 617-650-2995  
Lynn Holmlund
Senior Marketing & PR Manager
IDG Enterprise
lholmlund@idgenterprise.com
Office: 508.935.4526
Mobile: 508.254.8336 
 
 
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