Former Gartner Analyst and Zig Ziglar Protégé Selected as Keynotes at IAITAM 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition

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Additional Speakers include Chevron USA, Federal Aviation Administration, Highlights for Children, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Cargill

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This year’s speaker lineup represents a combination of inspiration, education and technical presentations

Cicala & Associates’ President and CEO, Patricia Cicala, and American Dream Success’ Knish Dhanam have been named keynote speakers at this year’s IAITAM 2011 Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE), hosted by The International Association for IT Asset Management (IAITAM) and held from October 12-14, 2011 at the Aria Resort City Center, Las Vegas.

Keynote speakers for the 2011 Conference are:

  •     Patricia Cicala, President and CEO, Cicala & Associates: IT Business Drivers: Riding on the Merry-Go-Round: Patricia Cicala has over 20 years of experience in the management of technology, with expertise in the areas of asset management, procurement, contracts, and strategic technology workplace development. Prior to forming Cicala & Associates, Ms. Cicala was the Vice President and Worldwide Practice Leader for Asset Management and Procurement at Gartner Group, Inc., the leading technology research authority. Pat will deliver her presentation on October 13.
  •     Knish Dhanam, American Dream Success: Speaker Personally trained by Zig Ziglar, Krish Dhanam is a recognized expert in the field of human engineering and human development. As a curriculum designer he has worked with some of the brightest minds in the training and development space and authored programs on sales, service, staff development, presentation skills and leadership. He is the author of The American Dream from an Indian Heart, an international speaker, trainer and consultant. Krish will deliver his presentation on October 12.

Executives from Accenture, Cargill, Chevron USA, Federal Aviation Administration, Highlights for Children, Tucson Electric Power, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and many other well-known organizations will also speak at the conference.

“This year’s speaker lineup represents a combination of inspiration, education and technical presentations, which are sure to bring something for everyone and stimulate organizational change for the better,” said Barbara Rembiesa, CEO & President of IAITAM. “Our annual event continues to attract a more diverse set of executives year after year; we bring together the best in the ITAM business in order to share experiences and best practices for anyone considering or managing an ITAM program. We look forward to hearing from our esteemed speakers in Vegas!”

The event will also host over 60 additional speakers who will present on various aspects of IT asset management best practices. All are educational focused sessions offering attendees valuable advice and best practices to apply to their own organization’s ITAM programs.
IAITAM reaches more than 7,000 ITAM executives around the world including 75% of Fortune 5000 companies. For more information about The IAITAM 2011 Conference & Exhibition, go to

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