EFI Adds Symantec's Visionary CEO to its Connect Users' Conference Agenda
Press release from the issuing company
Foster City, Calif. - April 11, 2007 - EFI, the world leader
in color digital print servers, superwide format printers and inks, and print
management solutions, today announced that John W. Thompson, chairman and CEO
of Symantec, will participate in a special session at Connect 2007. The print
industry's largest user conference, EFI Connect takes place June 10-13, 2007
at the Wynn Las Vegas and the Thompson session will be held on Wed., June 13
at 11 a.m.
"Connect is unmatched among print industry events for its expert-level
sessions on print topics, ground-breaking technologies and keynote sessions
by the industry's top influencers," said EFI CEO Guy Gecht. "John Thompson is
one of the most engaging and inspiring CEOs in business today. I look
forward to this session where we'll cover an array of subjects from
leadership to the importance of data and Internet security, an increasingly
critical topic as the web plays a growing role in the print business."
Under Thompson's leadership, Symantec has grown from a small consumer
software publisher to a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling
businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. With global
operations in 40 countries and more than 17,500 employees, Symantec helps
customers protect their infrastructure, information, and interactions by
delivering software and services that address risks to security,
availability, compliance, and performance.
In addition to keynotes from EFI executives and Thompson, Connect attendees
can hear a Tuesday morning session from one of the world's foremost
authorities on innovation, Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki is a managing director of
Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, and a
columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine.
Connect participants have the opportunity to attend more than 160 educational
sessions, test drive the latest EFI products, discuss industry trends,
network with peers, and see the newest technologies from leading vendors in
the exhibit area. For more information and to register, visit
www.efi.com/connect07/ . Early Bird
registration of $875 ends April 15.
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