GigaOM Net:Work 2010: Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Joins All-Star Speaker Lineup

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Entrepreneurs, investors, media, and executives from companies such as Cisco, Skype, and Google to debate the ‘future of work’ at the only conference focused on next-generation enterprise infrastructure and collaboration

At Net:Work, tech industry luminaries will share profound insights into how companies can transform their workforce with broadband wireless, web videoconferencing, corporate wikis, cloud computing, and other enterprise collaboration innovations

GigaOM, a leading business media company, today announced a growing lineup of top-tier speakers for its inaugural GigaOM Net:Work 2010 conference, set to take place December 9, 2010 in San Francisco. Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff will be interviewed on stage at Net:Work 2010, joining a luminary lineup of speakers from Cisco, Skype, Jive Software, Google, LiveOps, NetSuite, Elance, oDesk, Korn/Ferry International, Dropbox, Box.net, Citrix, and many other leading companies.

GigaOM Net:Work 2010 is the only conference to focus on how broadband and mobile technologies are shaping the “future of work” – fundamentally changing the way companies run their businesses and how employees collaborate. Via engaging presentations and interactive debates, attendees of Net:Work will discuss the rise of the “human cloud” – the 24x7 global workforce powered and connected by cloud, social, and mobile technologies.

“At Net:Work, tech industry luminaries will share profound insights into how companies can transform their workforce with broadband wireless, web videoconferencing, corporate wikis, cloud computing, and other enterprise collaboration innovations,” said Surj Patel, VP of events at GigaOM. “The world-class speakers at Net:Work 2010 understand how technology has forever altered the way people work, collaborate, and achieve business success; we look forward to engaging in a dialogue with the industry veterans, entrepreneurs, and investors who are leveraging the ‘human cloud’ to make the new world of work a reality.”

Net:Work will take place December 9, 2010 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. The jam-packed, one-day event will gather GigaOM editors and research analysts alongside leading CEOs, CIOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and journalists to debate the technologies impacting enterprise collaboration, HR and recruitment, remote working, operational and office design, training and retention, and other critical aspects of running a business in the networked age.

Top tier speakers include Rebecca Jacoby, CIO of Cisco; Dave Hersh, Founder of Jive Software; Bradley Horowitz, VP of Product Management at Google; Maynard Webb, Chairman and CEO of LiveOps; Zach Nelson, President and CEO of NetSuite; Andrew Sinclair, Director of Enterprise Product Management and Engineering at Skype; Drew Houston, Co-founder and CEO of Dropbox; and many others. Speakers will share case studies and lessons learned, and engage in an open dialogue about the most important challenges to creating a modern business infrastructure.

In addition, eight leading companies harnessing the ‘human cloud’ to transform the enterprise will present on stage during the Future Ideas Launchpad. The winners of this prestigious competition are the future leaders in the $222B enterprise technology market – advancing collaboration, productivity, and workforce management with their next-generation technologies.

Anyone interested in the way companies must leverage technology to build their workforces, increase productivity, and boost profitability should not miss Net:Work. Spaces at Net:Work are selling quickly, so attendees should register as soon as possible.

Primetime sponsors include Korn/Ferry International, Plantronics, Accenture, and WordPress, and more sponsors are joining daily. Net:Work is supported by top-tier media partners, including The Churchill Club, The pariSoma Innovation Loft, StartupDigest, TiE, VC Taskforce, VentureBeat, and the MIT/Stanford Venture Lab. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities that connect your brand to the top decision makers in enterprise technology, please visit the Net:Work sponsorship page or contact Mike Sly at (415) 235-0358.

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