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2014 InformationWeek Conference to Focus on Digital Business: Big Data, Marketing Automation, Cloud Computing, Mobile & Social

Oracle Co-President Mark Hurd & Senior IT Leaders from Coca-Cola, UPMC and Dish Network to Speak

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the InformationWeek Conference, happening at Interop Las Vegas and produced by UBM Tech, announced the initial speakers headlining this year's event, including executives from Oracle, UPMC, Box, GE Power Generation Service, University of Oklahoma, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Dish Network and more.  Conference chairs Rob Preston and Chris Murphy of InformationWeek have crafted a compelling agenda around the emergence of digital business. The InformationWeek Conference takes place March 31- April 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.  To learn more, visit informationweek.com/conference.

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"At this year's InformationWeek Conference, we'll define digital business and guide CIOs through what it could mean for their organizations," said Rob Preston, InformationWeek Editor In Chief. "Big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy are helping companies launch entirely new products and services. Within organizations we're seeing new titles and responsibilities, shifts in technology spend, and the creation of new business models."

To see the lineup of top speakers, read the full Interop blog.

About Interop®
Interop® is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inform and inspire the world's IT community. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai, London and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and partners. For more information about these events visit www.interop.com.

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides its users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, Interop, and Light Reading. Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech.

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