BizNet Software Announces Electronic Spreadsheet Inventor to Keynote Excelapalooza 2014

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Record Attendance Expected for Third Annual User Conference

Excel-User Training Conference

Dan Bricklin is a legendary software innovator, and of course we’re thrilled that he’ll be sharing his insights with our Excelapalooza audience.

BizNet Software, Inc., today announced that Dan Bricklin, widely regarded as the inventor of the first PC electronic spreadsheet, will be keynote speaker at its Third Annual Microsoft Excel user and training conference, “Excelapalooza,” September 21 to 24.

Bricklin teamed up with Bob Frankston to create VisiCalc, the forerunner of all PC-based spreadsheet programs, while an MBA graduate student at Harvard in the late 1970's. He is now president of Software Garden, Inc., a small consulting firm and applications developer that he founded in 1985 – and he’s still writing compelling software. The company’s most popular product is Note Taker HD for the Apple iPad.

“More than any other development, VisiCalc brought Personal Computers into business offices,” said George McMann, founder and CEO of BizNet Software, “and it’s remarkable that many of its fundamental concepts remain today."

“Dan Bricklin is a legendary software innovator, and of course we’re thrilled that he’ll be sharing his insights with our Excelapalooza audience,” McMann concluded.

The three-day event is scheduled September 21 to 24 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas in Las Colinas, Texas. Registration is now open at The cost is $1,450 until August 22. Excelapalooza provides an opportunity to sharpen your general Microsoft Excel knowledge and extend your skills in Excel-based reporting and analytics. This educational event features unique sessions from Excel training professionals and also delivers a detailed look into the award-winning BizNet Excel Suite. The conference also offers the opportunity to earn CPE credits from NASBA.

About BizNet Software

BizNet Software, Inc., is a market leader for Microsoft Excel in-memory, cloud-enabled reporting and business intelligence. Founded in 1996 to take the mystery out of databases, BizNet focuses on Microsoft Excel reporting solutions based upon a real-world understanding of corporate financial, operational and technical requirements. The BizNet Excel Suite creates a user-friendly, drag and drop environment with real time access to the world’s leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. BizNet Software is endorsed by more than 200 partners and 15 software publishers; and currently has 20,000+ users in more than 2,100 companies worldwide.

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