Bloomberg Link to Host Enterprise Technology Summit

Press Release

Conference Features Key Leaders in Technology, Including Richard Falkenrath, Former NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism; Ben Fried, CIO of Google; and Stanley Young, CEO of NYSE Technologies

NEW YORK -- As new technologies continue to provide solutions to drive business innovation, Bloomberg LINK will convene top technology decision-makers in the financial services industry, as well as Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from leading companies for the Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit.

The Summit, to be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at New World Stages at World Wide Plaza in New York City, will cover how financial institutions are leveraging cloud technology, decreasing latency, using virtualization, and securing data. Speakers will also address the impact of the technology mergers and acquisitions boom, how to comply with the new regulatory environment and challenges with bandwidth capacity.

“The technology industry is rapidly changing and business executives are looking at how to utilize new technologies to drive competitive advantage and differentiation, as well as how to navigate challenges,” said Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. “This event will convene the biggest procurers of enterprise technology from the financial community to examine how technology can give them a sharper edge in financial markets.”

Key speakers include:

-John Bates, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Corporate Development, Progress Software Corporation; Member, Technology Advisory Committee (TAC), U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

-Art Coviello, Executive Vice President, EMC Corporation; Executive Chairman, RSA, The Security Division of EMC

-Richard Falkenrath, Principal, Chertoff Group; Former Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism, New York City Police Department

-Ben Fried, Chief Information Officer, Google, Inc.

-Shawn Melamed, Founder, President and Chief Technology Officer, Correlix

-Mark Palmer, Chief Executive Officer, StreamBase Systems, Inc.

-Jon Ramsey, Executive Director, Counter Threat Unit (CTU), Dell SecureWork

-Stanley Young, Chief Executive Officer, NYSE Technologies

The conference is being sponsored by Juniper Networks, Tata Consultancy Services and IDA Ireland.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit: http://www.bloomberglink.com/tech. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@BBGLINK). The hashtag for this event is #BBTech.

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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 300,000 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 and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 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 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

Contact for Bloomberg:

Jessica Turtletaub, +1 212-617-8476, jturtletaub@bloomberg.net

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