AGENDA

Phorum

Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM
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Opening Session: From Silos to Systems

In this session Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research at Salesforce.com, will discuss how to move from silo-ed technologies and information to holistic systems.

8:00AM - 8:50AM
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Opening Keynote - Top Trends Impacting Your Business Right Now

Our Keynote Speaker, Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, will take us through ten of the most exciting trends in technology, business, leadership and entrepreneurship.

9:00AM - 10:00AM
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Break

Expo and Demo Pit

10:00AM - 10:15AM
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Panel - Cloud Services for the Responsive Enterprise

This panel will discuss when it makes sense and how to utilize Cloud services to drive a responsive enterprise

10:15AM - 11:45AM
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Panel - The Key to a Winning Mobile Strategy

Winning in mobile is more than just having an app. This panel will discuss the best practices in which a holistic mobile strategy drives optimal business outcomes.

10:15AM - 11:45AM
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Presentation and Panel - Getting Control of the Chaos

This presentation followed by a panel will discuss the challenges of managing disparate solutions and ensuring that everything functions together. This discussion will also include who owns the digital mandate - the Head of Digital, Marketing, Innovation, Operations, or Technology and how do you successfully manage the changing landscape.

11:15AM - 12:15PM
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Lunch

Visit the Expo and Demo Pit

12:15PM - 1:15PM
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Panel - Using Big Data to Improve Customer Experience

Getting beyond the hype of big data. This panel will discuss how big data is managed and, more importantly, leveraged to improve the customer experience.

1:15PM - 2:15PM
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Panel - Digital Transformation: An Industry Perspective

Technology leaders describe the impact digital transformation is having on their industry. This panel will show the differences and commonalities of digital transformation across industries, and how some industries will drive change in other industries.

2:15PM - 3:15PM
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Panel - Enterprise Security & Business Continuance the Investment Dilemma

This panel will discuss how much should businesses invest in technologies that show little or no return until bad things happen.

2:15PM - 3:15PM
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Break

Expo and Demo Pit

3:15PM - 3:45PM
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Closing Keynote

Our keynote will discuss how digital transformation will increase your market share and improve your bottom line.

3:45PM - 4:30PM
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Closing Session

4:30PM - 5:00PM

Bringing it all together - a call to action

2015 SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

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RANDI ZUCKERBERG
Founder & CEO, Zuckerberg Media

PETER COFFEE
VP and Head of Platform Research at salesforce.com

MICHAEL GOLZ
SVP & CIO Americas, SAP

MERV ADRIAN
VP Research, Gartner

ROB D'OVIDIO
Drexel University

MARYFRAN JOHNSON
Editor in Chief, CIO magazine

BOB MOUL
CEO, Artisan

2015 PANELISTS

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LARS BJORK
Chief Executive Officer, Qlik

PAT DONNELLAN
Chief Executive Officer, Lumeta Corporation

ANIL JAMPANA
VP, IT Operations & CSO, Nutrisystem

DR. MATHIAS KIRCHMER
Managing Director and
Co-CEO, BPM-D

MATTHEW LASMANIS
Vice President, IT Business Partnering, GlaxoSmithKline

BRIAN SIMMERMON
Chief Information Officer,
Subaru of America, Inc.

DAVE SNYDER
Chief Information Security Leader, IBC

SPONSORS

2015 PHORUM INNOVATION EXPO

We are excited to announce that Phorum 2015 has expanded its program to include an Innovation Exposition for leading vendors focused on enterprise technology. If you're interested in this unique opportunity to showcase your company, products, and services at one of the hottest gatherings of enterprise decision makers on the East Coast, please contact Dianne Strunk at dstrunk@philadelphiapact.com.


Come join the Innovation Expo to meet and demo your products and services with key enterprise decision makers. Please click here to view the Expo Area.


This year's exhibitors include:


DEMO PIT

  • Win in the Pit
  • 2014 Participants
  • 2013 Participants
  • 2012 Participants
2013 Best in Show Winner, PeopleLinx
PHORUM DEMO PIT

With the innovative technologies in our demo pit and presentations and panels featuring some of nation's leading thought leaders, Phorum is a must attend event for business leaders that want to gain a competitive edge in digital engagement. Over 100 companies will vie for one of a limited number of spots in our demo pit. These finalists will be able to demonstrate their technology and compete for the Phorum Best in Show title.


The Phorum Demo Pit was created to allow startups to connect with C-level enterprise decision makers attending the Phorum conference. Participating companies will demo their product and/or solution to over 400 Phorum attendees. Over the last three years, the quality of our demo pit companies has been world class. Prior Phorum demo pit winners are SocialLadder, UXFlip, which was subsequently acquired by Artisan Mobile, and award-winning PeopleLinx.


We love innovative products and we're looking for startups with established products and/or services in the following areas:

  • Mobile
  • Enabling Technology
  • Commerce
  • Social
  • Analytics & Information Management
  • Other technologies that facilitate engagement in unique and innovative ways

If you are a startup in the greater Philadelphia area whose product or solution helps enterprise organizations better engage with their employees, suppliers or customers, we would love to hear from you. Apply in 3 easy steps:

For any additional details or questions, please contact Allen Born at allen.born@fairmountpartners.com.

ABOUT

Phorum will take place at Penn Museum, a fantastic venue in heart of Philadelphia.

Address:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology | 3260 South Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104 | (215) 898-4000 |
PA 19104, United States

Tel: +1 215-222-1400

Phorum will take place at World Cafe LIVE, a fantastic venue in heart of Philadelphia.

Address:
3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia,
PA 19104, United States

Tel: +1 215-222-1400

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Phorum is a technology conference, for business and technology executives, which focuses on how enterprises can maximize the business value of specific technologies. Phorum 2014 features leading enterprise executives and cutting-edge technologists discussing how digital customer engagement is changing current business models and the technologies that are driving successful customer engagement.


Industry thought leaders as well as hands-on practitioners provide engaging content through keynotes, panels and interactive discussions to help executives understand not just the technology but how the technology can be pragmatically applied to transform the enterprise and achieve strategic business goals.


In addition to keynote speakers and panelists, a Demo Pit features emerging technologies with focus on customer engagement.

Each year top executives from around the country gather at Phorum in a highly entertaining and collegial atmosphere. Please visit again soon to see how Phorum 2014 will help you with your future technology decisions.


For a look at last year's event, check out the 2014 Phorum Program.

Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) is the region's largest business association focused on emerging growth companies in the technology and healthcare industries.


PACT connects emerging growth companies, venture investors, professional advisors, universities and technology-focused corporations to network, develop relationships, pursue business opportunities, and market and promote their businesses to foster growth and innovation.


Learn more about PACT

December 16, 2014
Phorum 2015 to Examine Digital Transformation as Top Enterprise Tech Trend


April 16, 2014
Phorum 2014 Educates Attendees on Importance of Customer Engagement


March 31, 2014
Phorum 2014 Announces Demo Pit Finalists


March 24, 2014
Panelist Lineup Announced for Phorum 2014


February 26, 2014
Phorum Recognizes Sponsors of Upcoming 2014 Conference


January 29, 2014
Phorum 2014 to Explore Customer Engagement as Top Enterprise Tech Trend


March 13, 2013
Phorum Announces Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, to Present Emerging Technology Award


March 12, 2013
Demo Pit at conference will feature cutting-edge technology


January 30, 2013
Thought Leaders from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), salesforce.com, and Forrester Research Added to All-Star Line-Up at Phorum 2013


December 12, 2012
Philadelphia to Host National Business Technology Conference, Phorum 2013, Focused on Harnessing Disruptive Technology


March 29, 2012
Phorum 2012 Cloud Computing Conference a success; energizes Philly Cloud community


March 29, 2012
UXFlip Named “Best in Show” at Phorum 2012 Demo Pit


March 28, 2012
Phorum keynote Nick Carr: Think of the cloud-based Internet as the “world wide computer,” not web


March 27, 2012
How the Cloud Melts Away Barriers to Growth for Philly Businesses


March 1, 2012
Phorum 2012 National Cloud Conference to Showcase Emerging Cloud Technologies for the Enterprise


December 7, 2011

National Cloud Computing Conference to be Held in Philadelphia



Press contact:
Amanda E. Nardi
Broadpath, Inc.
215.644.6505
anardi@broadpathpr.com

For More Information About Phorum

General contact:
Dianne Strunk
PACT
215.790.3862
dstrunk@philadelphiapact.com

Press contact:
Amanda E. Nardi
Broadpath, Inc.
215.644.6505
anardi@broadpathpr.com