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BoxWorks 2013 to Feature Visionary Speakers Malcolm Gladwell, Nicholas Carr, and Geoffrey Moore

Companies mentioned in this article: Box

LOS ALTOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/13 -- Box today unveiled the speaker lineup for BoxWorks 2013, the company's third annual enterprise software industry conference. BoxWorks will be held on September 15 - 17 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The event will spotlight notable Box product innovations, showcase enterprise collaboration and productivity best practices, and explore the transformation of businesses and industries in the new information economy.

BoxWorks' lineup of keynote and panel speakers include:

  • Malcolm Gladwell, author of "The Tipping Point," journalist and New Yorker staff writer
  • Nicholas Carr, author of "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains" and "Does IT Matter"
  • Geoffrey Moore, high-tech consultant, Silicon Valley venture partner, and author of "Crossing the Chasm"
  • Steven Sinofsky, Board Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, Executive in Residence at Harvard Business School
  • Stanely McChrystal, former United States Army General, founder of the McChrystal Group
  • Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California and former Mayor of San Francisco
  • Adrian Fenty, former Mayor of Washington, D.C.
  • Todd Bradley, EVP of Strategic Initiatives at Hewlett-Packard
  • Box partners: Jive, NetSuite, Marketo, GoodData, Okta, Mobile Iron, and others
  • Box customers: Schneider Electric, Hulu, Duke Energy, Rosetta Stone, Netflix, Sunbelt Rentals, Avago Technologies, and others

Box co-founder and CEO, Aaron Levie, will share major product and platform announcements during his opening keynote on Monday, September 16, articulating Box's vision for the future of collaboration in an information-driven world. He'll be joined onstage by customers and partners that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible on the Box platform.

"The explosion of Post-PC devices and ubiquitous access to apps and information is transforming every aspect of how we work," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "At BoxWorks, we'll discuss what this abundance of technology and information means for all businesses and industries, and how ultimately, it is ushering in a new information economy."

More than 180,000 businesses and 97 percent of the Fortune 500 use Box to manage information and collaboration, and Box customers from around the world will meet at BoxWorks to discuss the future of business and technology. IT leaders from organizations like Schneider Electric, Splunk, Jamba Juice, Hulu, University of Notre Dame and Perkins Coie will participate in main stage and breakout panels. The sessions at this year's BoxWorks will highlight how technology is transforming and modernizing industries, such as healthcare, media and entertainment, government, non-profit and construction.

Box will also hold its second annual Developer Day on Tuesday, September 17 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The event will feature sessions geared to help developers build powerful enterprise apps and lasting businesses, and will close with a fireside chat from Asana co-founder Dustin Moskovitz. Admission is free, but invite-only. Interested developers can apply here: http://www.boxworks2013.com/devday

To learn more about BoxWorks, register and view the full agenda, please visit: http://www.boxworks2013.com/. Follow the Box blog and twitter handle for the latest updates and giveaways.

About Box
Box's mission is to make businesses of all sizes more productive, competitive, and powerful by connecting people and their most important information. Content on Box can be securely shared and easily accessed on the web, through iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications, and extended to partner applications, such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is privately held and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, as well as by strategic investors salesforce.com, SAP Ventures and Intel Ventures. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.


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