AvePoint Senior Vice President to Join European Disability Forum at European Union Parliament

AvePoint Senior Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance Dana Simberkoff joins technology and government thought leaders in a discussion about emerging job fields necessary for European growth

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AvePoint is excited to be able to work with the European Disability Forum on emphasizing the importance of the intersection of technology and policy as an enabler for people with disabilities in the workplace across Europe.

Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014

AvePoint, the established leader in enterprise-class big data management, governance, and compliance software solutions for next-generation social collaboration platforms, today announced the inclusion of Dana Simberkoff, AvePoint's Senior Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance, in the European Disability Forum panel discussion at the European Union Parliament on February 11, 2014.

The European Disability Forum and Microsoft have put together a panel discussion that will feature the theme “New Skills for New Jobs.” Broken down into two separate panels, the discussion will explore eSkills for all individuals as well as additional jobs that Europe needs to incorporate into its overall workforce. Technology industry thought leaders and government committees will discuss jobs Europe should be fostering among its citizens, as well as why European society and businesses can benefit from an emphasis on technology training. Panel members will include:

  •     Dana Simberkoff, AvePoint Senior Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance
  •     Gerry Ellis, eAccessibility expert and advocate
  •     Sirpa Pietikainen (EPP, FI), Vice-Chair of IMCO Committee at the European Parliament
  •     Axel Leblois, President and Executive Director of G3ICT

“AvePoint is excited to be able to work with the European Disability Forum on emphasizing the importance of the intersection of technology and policy as an enabler for people with disabilities in the workplace across Europe,” said Dana Simberkoff.

The European Disability Forum is an independent organization that provides a voice for 80 million disabled Europeans and the parents of disabled Europeans unable to represent themselves. Members collectively campaign for the right of disabled people to be fully involved in the European policy-making process.

With robust compliance, governance, infrastructure management, and productivity solutions, as well as global 24/7 live support, AvePoint today helps more than 13,000 organizations enable enterprise collaboration with confidence. AvePoint is a corporate member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Business Disability Forum, as well as the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group. AvePoint’s Compliance and Risk Management practitioners participate in International Standards bodies including the W3C and United Nations Internet Governance Forum in addition to providing privacy guidance and expertise to a wide range of domestic and international government agencies and corporate organizations.

AvePoint Compliance Guardian, AvePoint’s latest release of its compliance solution, both ensures information is available and accessible to the people who should have it and protected from those who should not and also supports accessibility compliance for organizations worldwide.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is the established leader in enterprise-class big data management, governance, and compliance software solutions for next-generation social collaboration platforms. Focusing on helping enterprises in their digitization journey to enable their information workers to collaborate with confidence, AvePoint is first to market with a unique solution that centralizes access and control of information assets residing in disparate collaboration and document management systems on-premises and in the cloud. AvePoint solutions and services aim to bring together business, IT, as well as compliance and risk officers to serve key business objectives such as big data, cloud integration, compliance, enterprise content management, and mobile data access monitoring.

Founded in 2001 and based out of Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint serves more than 13,000 organizations in five continents across all industry sectors, with focused practices in the energy and utilities; financial services; healthcare and pharmaceuticals; and public sector industries. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Application Development Partner and Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner, as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships.

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