As top-line growth slows in this uncertain economy, eliminating revenue leakage and reducing regulatory risk is critical to delivering superior financial results
Redwood Shores, CA (PRWEB) February 6, 2008
Rainmaker: The Model N Revenue Management Summit 2008 opens today at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona to a sellout crowd of leading Life Science and High Tech companies. This year's Summit promises to be the premier gathering for industry innovators in the rapidly growing revenue management community to learn, share, and network.
Rainmaker 2008 offers attendees the unprecedented opportunity to receive insight on emerging trends from industry experts; learn about successful implementations from Model N customers; preview the Revenue Management roadmap and explore solution and performance enhancements from the Model N staff; and network with industry peers. In addition, the Summit coincides with Model N's semi-annual Customer Advisory Board Meetings and inaugural Executive Advisory Board Meeting. Featured sessions at this year's event include:
•Revenue Management Strategies in Uncertain Times, Bruce Richardson, Chief Research Officer, AMR Research
•CFO Imperative: What Every CFO Should Know About Government Pricing Programs, Joel Winterton, Owner, S.E.T. Enterprises
•Impact of Consumer Electronics Trends on Pricing, Chris Abess, Principal, Deloitte Consulting
•Price Strategy and Segmentation Practices, Sarvajna Kazi, Partner, Accenture
•How Distributors Can Help Manage Transfer Business, Christopher Breslin, Vice President, Supplier Marketing, North American Components, Arrow Electronics
"As top-line growth slows in this uncertain economy, eliminating revenue leakage and reducing regulatory risk is critical to delivering superior financial results," said Zack Rinat, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Model N. "With Revenue Management becoming a strategic imperative for executives seeking to improve financial performance, Model N's continued growth reflects the success it is having in building a robust Revenue Management community. We are excited about collaborating with our customers, partners, and industry experts at Rainmaker to strengthen relationships, exchange ideas, and continue shaping the roadmap for Revenue Management."
Rainmaker 2008 features a sponsor exhibit hall featuring many of Model N's leading implementation and technology partners. Sponsors include:
•Accenture (Double Platinum)
•IMS Health (Platinum)
•CSC and HighPoint Solutions (Gold)
•Sierra Atlantic and Akamai Technologies (Bronze)
Summit Highlights Company Momentum
Rainmaker 2008 comes on the heels of several important developments at Model N as the company continues to leverage its first-mover advantage in becoming the leading provider of Revenue Management solutions for life science and high tech industries. Recent company highlights include:
•Accenture and Model N extend their North American partnership by announcing a Global Alliance Agreement for the Life Sciences and the High Tech industries that will deliver unparalleled value to customers worldwide
•Astellas Pharma US, Inc., the North American affiliate of top-twenty pharmaceutical manufacturer Astellas Pharma Inc., deploys Model N's Managed Care, Medicaid Claims, Contracts, Admin Fees, and Chargebacks applications
•Leading semiconductor manufacturer PMC-Sierra, Inc. implements Model N High Tech POS and Commissions applications
•Technology implementation firm Levementum becomes an official Model N High Tech reseller
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.