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EFI Adds Symantec's Visionary CEO to its Connect Users' Conference Agenda

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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.