Next-Generation E-Business Infrastructure, Peer-to-Peer Technology, and Take-Charge Transformation Are the Keynote Topics at The eBusiness Conference and Expo

Apr 30, 2001

The eBusiness Conference and Expo ( has announced its roster of daily keynote speakers with executives from IBM, Intel, and sharing their insights on E-Business for today and tomorrow, and the strategies for success. Taking place at the San Jose Convention Center June 12-14, the event will be the premier forum on "The Realist's Guide to Integration & Innovation."

The keynote program commences on Tuesday, June 12, from 9-10 a.m., with Irving Wladawsky-Berger, vice president technology and strategy, IBM Server Group, speaking on "Technology Standards and the Next Generation of E-Business." In his address, Mr. Wladawsky-Berger will discuss how businesses can succeed in the next generation of E-Business by building a diverse, rich infrastructure that will lead to more "intelligent" systems, permit companies to "e-source" their IT functions, and generate a new level of dynamic services.

On Wednesday, June 13, at 9 a.m., Louis Burns, vice president and general manager, Desktop Platform Group, Intel Corporation, will talk about one of the biggest issues facing IT managers today "Reinventing E-Business Infrastructure with Peer-to-Peer Technology." He will explain how P2P technology can pave the way for decentralized computing. Mr. Burns will also discuss how P2P can enable more robust E-Business applications, including connecting and enabling the links of a supply chain, and distributing information, content, and software more effectively.

Timothy Chou, president and CEO, will present the final keynote address on Thursday, June 14 at 9 a.m. In his address titled "E-Business Now," Mr. Chou will conduct an exclusive executive briefing designed to educate and prepare today's business leaders to take control and begin driving the necessary changes to move toward E-Business transformation.

"With topics that are evocative and inspirational, this stellar line-up of speakers will motivate our audience of business managers and IT professionals," said Paul O'Reilly, general manager, eBusiness Conference and Expo. "As they share their visions and offer actionable insights for much-needed change, our keynotes will create a springboard to further learning and discussions during the conference."

In addition to the keynote addresses, more than 110 E-Business practitioners and strategists from a diverse roster of companies are scheduled to speak at the three-day business forum. The main theme of the conference program will be explored and debated throughout four tracks -Infrastructure: Building a Foundation for Long-Term E-Business Success; Customers: The Heart of Your E-Business; Execution: What it Really Takes to Get the Job Done; and Real Life Case Studies.

The interactive Expo floor will feature more than 100 companies showcasing new products and services including application servers, B2B and CRM solutions, e-commerce, m-commerce, data and knowledge management tools, personalization applications, and security tools.

To register online or for more information, visit the conference Web site at or call 800-652-2578, ext. 2.

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