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INTO THE CLOUD: Winning with Enterprise 2.0

The University of Texas Information Management Program will celebrate its 30th anniversary with two exciting events – a learning symposium on Fri, Nov. 5, 8:30am-4:00pm at the Texas Union, and a celebration dinner on Sat, Nov. 6, 2010, 6-9pm at the AT&T Center.

INTO THE CLOUD: Winning with Enterprise 2.0

Keynote speaker Mark McDonald heads the global research team for Gartner Executive Programs, sets Gartner’s global CIO agenda and develops market-leading research supporting over 3,500 CIO members. His knowledge of how technology is reshaping the world is directly applicable to business architecture, processes, products, services, and innovation. McDonald’sinsights will benefit any strategic business decision maker.

Panel Discussions: Top executives from leading Enterprise 2.0 companies will share their understanding of how emerging technologies are transforming the way we do business.

Risks and Opportunities of Cloud Computing

  • Trae Chancellor, VP, Enterprise Strategy, Salesforce.com
  • Mark Linesch, VP, Enterprise Server & Networking , Hewlett-Packard
  • Mike McCarthy, VP, Cloud Computing, IBM
  • Ranjit Nayak, Marketing Manager, Cisco

Leveraging Business Intelligence

  • Rob Borrego, President & CEO, Credera
  • Sajid Ghani, Managing Director, Business Analytics, PRGX
  • Theresa Meadows, Sr. VP, CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System
  • Sharon Wibben, I/T VP, Merchandising and Marketing, Wal-Mart

Winning with Enterprise 2.0

  • John Humphrey, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pariveda Solutions
  • Dan Ranta, Director of Knowledge Sharing, Conoco Phillips
  • Mike Svatek, Chief Product Officer, Bazaarvoice

The IM30 Celebration Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 6, 6-9pm at the AT&T Center, will celebrate the program’s successes, commemorate Professor Tim Ruefli, and honor three faculty members: Distinguished Senior Lecturer Rick Byars, Professor Emeritus Eleanor Jordan, and world-renowned researcher Professor Andrew Whinston, Director of the UT Center for Research in Economic Commerce.

Event costs: $125 for the symposium – $85 for the celebration dinner – $165 for both.

Learn more at http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/im30/ .

Seating is limited so REGISTER now.

Contributing to the Future: Profits from these events will go to endowments and scholarships supporting the ongoing excellence of The University of Texas IM Program.

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