ExactTarget Adds Execs from Twitter, SAP, NYSE, Nationwide, Gilt Groupe and Angie’s List to Connections Lineup
Entrepreneurs, Execs Join Award-Winning Performers Michael J. Fox and David Blaine for Interactive Marketing Conference Oct. 16 18 in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global interactive marketing provider ExactTarget (EXTG) (NYSE:ET) announced today industry titans from Twitter, SAP, New York Stock Exchange, Startup America, Nationwide Insurance, Gilt Groupe and Angies List have joined the speaker lineup for Connections 12.
The execs join previously announced speakers for the three-day event slated for Oct. 16 - 18 in Indianapolis, including Michael J. Fox, illusionist David Blaine, Forrester Chief Executive Officer George Colony, Altimeter Founder Charlene Li, Foursquares Zach Maier and reddits Erik Martin.
ExactTargets Connections 12 will provide the worlds best marketers with inspiration and education to transform their organizations with the next generation of interactive marketing, said Scott Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of ExactTarget. We are bringing together the best minds in business, marketing and entrepreneurship to demonstrate how the power of one idea, one innovation and one invention can inspire the future and spark an evolution in business.
Speakers announced today, include:
- Twitter- Shane Steele, director, sales marketing
- SAP Marcus Ruebsam, vice president global solutions
- Startup America Scott Case, chief executive officer
- NYSE Scott Cutler, executive vice president and head of global listings
- Nationwide Insurance Pat Scott, chief digital officer
- Gilt Groupe Elizabeth Francis, chief marketing officer
- Angies List Angie Hicks, chief marketing officer
Connections is expected to attract more than 4,000 marketers from the worlds leading brands and will feature more than 40 breakout sessions offering practical advice and inspiration to improve interactive marketing across email, mobile, Facebook, Twitter and the Web. Building on the theme of Inspire the Future, Connections will explore how inspiration can fuel business innovation and transform communities and brands around the globe. The event will also feature a private concert from four-time Grammy nominated band The Fray and an exclusive concert featuring neo-soul artist Mayer Hawthorne.
Registration is available online at www.Connections2012.com. Marketers attending Connections may also register to attend ExactTargets Academy Training Days Oct. 15 and 16 in Indianapolis. Academy Training features more than 10 training classes, offering registrants the opportunity to learn from industry leaders across email, mobile and social.
More than 50 of the worlds top technology companies are sponsoring Connections 12, including Adobe Bazaarvoice, Cisco, Demandware, HP, IBM and SAP.
Connections 12 follows ExactTarget Connections 11, an event that welcomed more than 3,000 marketers to Indianapolis and featured a lineup of industry thought leaders, including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and award-winning CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad OBrien.
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of email marketing and cross-channel interactive marketing software-as-a-service solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through email, mobile, social media and websites. ExactTargets powerful suite of integrated applications enable marketers to plan, automate, deliver and optimize data-driven interactive marketing and real-time communications to drive customer engagement, increase sales and improve return on marketing investment. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with offices across North America and in Europe, South America and Australia, ExactTarget trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ET. For more information, visit www.ExactTarget.com.
Kari Browsberger (Finn Partners) 312.329.3980 or MediaRelations@ExactTarget.com
Source: ExactTargetCopyright Business Wire 2012