PROS Announces Speakers for Outperform Europe 2013, the Big Data Event for B2B Pricing and Sales Effectiveness

  PROS Announces Speakers for Outperform Europe 2013, the Big Data Event for
  B2B Pricing and Sales Effectiveness

   Conference brings together industry experts, consultants and analysts to
                    discuss strategies for business growth

Outperform Europe 2013

Business Wire

HOUSTON & LONDON -- April 22, 2013

PROS^® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced the speaker
roster for Outperform Europe 2013, its conference covering big data, pricing
and sales effectiveness. The annual event, sponsored this year by Microsoft
and Deloitte, will be held on May 22-23 at the Hotel Sofitel in Brussels.
International business leaders, industry analysts and experts will share
insights and strategies for achieving pricing excellence and improving sales
effectiveness in business-to-business markets.

The event is tailored for senior executives from the manufacturing,
distribution and service industries. Delegates will hear firsthand from
customers and thought leaders about their experiences in using big data to
increase sales performance, unlock new customer value opportunities and
outperform in their markets.

Speakers at Outperform Europe 2013 will include:

  *Peter Faaborg-Andersen, Senior Manager, Strategy, Pricing & Market
    Insight, Novozymes A/S: The Novozymes Pricing Story
  *Mike Lawson, Director of Strategic Pricing, DePuy-Synthes Joint
    Reconstruction: Using Big Data to Outperform the Market
  *Trevor Pearson, Head of Pricing, 3663 Food Service: Negotiate with
    Confidence When You Have the Right Sales Analytics
  *André Brogli,  Vice President, Customer Support Services, Sulzer Pumps
    Ltd.: Sales Optimisation – From Reactive to Proactive in Spare Parts Sales
  *Raymond L. Osgood, Vice President, APAC Region, FIAT Industrial: The Path
    To Profitability
  *Brian Mitchell, Senior Consultant, Microsoft Big Data Center of Expertise:
    Top Trends with Big Data
  *Patrick Stakenas, Research Director for Gartner, Inc.: Price Optimisation
    and Management: A Top-Down Perspective & Supercharging the Sales
    Organisation with Sales Effectiveness and Performance Management
  *Pol Vanaerde, President, European Pricing Platform: The Art of Pricing
  *Fernando Ventureira, Vice President, Pricing Solutions: How to Get Your
    CEO to Care About Pricing
  *Björn Willemsens, Director, and Marc Abels, Partner, Deloitte Pricing
    Center of Excellence: Getting Sales into the Pricing Game (or Was It the
    Other Way Around?)
  *Chris Jones, PROS Chief Sales Officer: How Big Data Gives Your Team a
    Competitive Advantage
  *Craig Zawada, PROS Chief Visionary Officer: Are You the Only One Convinced
    of Pricing Technology?

“Our annual European conference continues to grow, attracting customers and
thought leaders who speak about the positive impact and transformational gains
they’ve made in pricing and sales effectiveness,” said PROS Chief Sales
Officer Chris Jones. “Our customers are organizations with worldwide
operations. They will discuss how they’ve outperformed by using PROS real-time
data science and analytics to grow and sell more effectively. We look forward
to having them share their experiences.”

For more information about the Outperform Europe 2013 conference, please visit
www.outperformeurope2013.com and follow proceedings on Twitter via @PROS_Inc
and #outperform13EU.

To register and attend the event, please visit the event registration page
here. To become a sponsor at the event, please contact PROS.

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps
customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more
effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying
patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities
are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which
prices are most likely to win.PROS offers big data solutions to optimize
sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30
industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in
more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 professionals
around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements
aboutthe functionality and benefits of pricing software to organizations
generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon
PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software and its current
expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for
organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include
the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management needs,
the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the
functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated
with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data
software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to
the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements
represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent
events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any
obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

PROS
Yvonne Donaldson, +1 713-335-5310
ydonaldson@prospricing.com
or
Goode Communications for PROS
Mark Kember, +44 (0)1491 873323
mark.kember@goode.co.uk
 
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