BoxWorks 2016 to Feature Innovative Leaders Diane Greene, Werner Vogels
OREANDA-NEWS. August 10, 2016. Box (NYSE: BOX), a leading enterprise content management platform, today announced BoxWorks 2016, the company's sixth annual enterprise software industry conference. BoxWorks will be held September 6-8 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event will explore the changing nature of work and how today’s top businesses are driving digital transformation. Registration for BoxWorks, including the free expo pass, which provides access to the general session and concert information can be found at www.box.com/boxworks/.
This year’s BoxWorks lineup of keynote and panel speakers include:
- Diane Greene, Senior Vice President, Google
- Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer at Amazon
- Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Microsoft
- Michael Lewis, financial journalist and New York Times best-selling author of The Big Short, The Blind Side and Flash Boys
- Kim Scott, co-founder and CEO of Candor, Inc. and author of Radical Candor
- IT leaders from Allergan, Citi, Coca-Cola, DLA Piper, Golden State Warriors, Intuit, McKinsey, Nationwide, PwC, Toyota, Slack, Uber, Western Digital and Western Union
- Box partners: IBM, Illumina, Okta, Palo Alto Networks, and others
Box co-founder and CEO, Aaron Levie, will open BoxWorks with a keynote address on Wednesday, September 7, sharing Box’s vision for the future of work and a variety of new product announcements. He’ll be joined onstage by Box customers and partners.
Box’s Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Platform, Jeetu Patel, will kick-off Thursday, September 8, with a keynote showcasing Box Platform and discussing how Box customers and partners are delivering transformative innovation in their businesses.
BoxWorks 2016 will also include an invitation-only CIO specific event that will feature a Fireside chat with Travis Kalanick, CEO and co-founder of Uber, as well as a broad range of breakout sessions, a puppy pit from the SFPCA, and a developer focused track, BoxDev, which will bring together thousands of developers building on Box to create the next generation of enterprise apps.
Today, more than 62,000 businesses, including 59% of the Fortune 500 rely on Box for secure content management and collaboration. Multinational businesses like AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G and Schneider Electric have teams spanning the globe that require secure international collaboration to be successful.
To learn more about BoxWorks, register and view the full agenda, please visit: www.box.com/boxworks/ and stay tuned for the announcement of our award-winning musical artist.
Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE: BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As a leading enterprise content management platform company, Box helps more than 62,000 businesses, including General Electric, KKR & Co., P&G and The GAP securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.