Rainmaker: The Model N Revenue Management Summit 2008 featuring AMR Research's Bruce Richardson to Deliver Opening Keynote Address

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Chief research officer at leading analyst firm to address next wave of revenue management strategies.

With Revenue Management continuing to grow in importance as a core business process, Bruce's deep knowledge of emerging software trends and best practices will be of great interest to our Life Science and High Tech industry attendees.

Model N Inc., a leading provider of Revenue Management solutions, announces that Bruce Richardson, Chief Research Officer at AMR Research, will be the featured keynote speaker at Rainmaker: The Model N Revenue Management Summit 2008, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, February 5-7, 2008. During his presentation, Bruce will explore the next wave of revenue management strategies in an increasingly complex business climate.

Bruce brings more than 27 years of experience to his current role as chief research officer at AMR Research. Since joining the company in 1988, he has been responsible for spearheading new market coverage and contributing to the analysis of leading market trends in areas such as ERP, supply chain management, service-oriented architectures, software-as-a-service, software appliances, and virtualization and visualization.

Bruce has made many early market predictions that have been realized, such as the rise of the advanced planning market and the evolution of MRP to ERP. He also coined the term MES early in his role at AMR Research when he was responsible for all the written research that came from the firm.

"Bruce Richardson brings invaluable insight and expertise to Rainmaker 2008," said Zack Rinat, Model N Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "With Revenue Management continuing to grow in importance as a core business process, Bruce's deep knowledge of emerging software trends and best practices will be of great interest to our Life Science and High Tech industry attendees."

Insights from Leading Industry Experts

In addition to Bruce Richardson, Rainmaker 2008 will feature a full roster of leading industry experts:

  •     Joel Winterton, Owner of S.E.T. Enterprises, will explore what every pharmaceutical CFO needs to know when evaluating the financial impact of government pricing programs on their organization
  •     Kip Piper, President of Health Results Group LLC, will moderate a life science industry panel that examines the key market trends that are combining business, IT, and regulatory processes as never before
  •     Chris Abess, Principal at Deloitte Consulting, will discuss the impact of consumer electronics trends on semiconductor pricing
  •     Sarvajna Kazi, Partner at Accenture, will share insights on developing a strategy for semiconductor price planning and segmentation and how to look for the right pricing tools

Now in its fourth year, Rainmaker is the premier event for Life Science and High Tech industry innovators in the exploding revenue management community to learn, share, and network. The Summit, which takes place February 5-7, 2008 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, will deliver two full days of keynotes, hands-on workshops, and breakout sessions that will examine revenue management best practices and emerging industry trends.

About Model N
Model N is a leader in Revenue Management solutions, offering an integrated suite of applications for analytics, pricing strategy and execution, contracts, compliance, rebates, fees and charge-backs optimized for the industry practices of Life Sciences and High Tech companies. Enabling the creation of a seamless, end-to-end process from price setting through settlements payment, Model N's uniquely integrated approach eliminates revenue leakage and delivers the visibility and controls needed to avoid the risks of non-compliance to government reporting regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and government pricing requirements. Customers include: Boston Scientific Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Cypress Semiconductor Corporation; Intersil Corporation; Linear Technology Corporation; Medtronic, Inc.; Microchip Technology, Inc.; Micron Technology Inc.; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company; ON Semiconductor, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc. Model N is located in Redwood Shores, California. For additional information, visit http://www.modeln.com.

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