September 15, 2015

Microsoft to Present Keynote at ITEXPO Anaheim 2015

Norwalk, CT—September 15, 2015—TMC announced Microsoft Director WW Product Marketing for Skype for Business Paco Contreras Herrera will keynote ITEXPO, held October 5 - 8, 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Contreras Herrera’s keynote presentation will take place on October 6 at 4PM.

ITEXPO brings together service providers, enterprises, government agencies, resellers, vendors and developers to discuss the latest innovations that are changing the marketplace. Conference topics include WebRTC, cloud computing, unified communications, software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), channel strategies and more.

Contreras leads worldwide marketing and sales strategy for Skype for Business where he is responsible for global go-to-market strategy and execution for Skype for Business. He joined Microsoft in August 2003, serving in many leadership roles in Product Management, Marketing, and Strategy with business groups including Productivity, CRM, and Unified Communications, covering products including Lync and Skype for Business, Office, Office 365, and Dynamics CRM. Prior to Microsoft, he held roles in consulting and sales with KPMG and Oracle, covering multi-national enterprise customers.

“We are pleased to announce Microsoft’s participation at ITEXPO,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “Microsoft is leading the ecosystem in providing Skype for Business as an optimal tool that enterprises of all sizes use to improve their communication and collaboration.”

In addition to the keynote, Microsoft will have a major presence on the exhibit hall floor and within the conference program. The Skype for Business Pavilion on the exhibit hall floor will put a spotlight on Skype for Business and the ecosystem of equipment makers and compatible software solutions at ITEXPO. It will feature the top product lineup offered by leading skype-certified manufacturers, showcasing products and solutions, as well as in-depth presentations.

The dedicated conference programming will give participants an in-depth look into how business communications is evolving. Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) is a communications and collaboration platform that brings together an experience inspired by Skype with enterprise-grade security, compliance and control. It offers features including presence, IM, voice and video calls, and online meetings. It is built right into Microsoft Office, so initiating chats, calls and meetings is an integrated experience within Office.

Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information or to register for ITEXPO. For media inquiries, contact Jennifer Terentiuk. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for ITEXPO should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at 203-852-6800 x109.

Skype for Business Pavilion & Conference at ITEXPO, Presented by Microsoft, is sponsored by: Diamond Sponsor: Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors: AudioCodes, Jabra; Gold Sponsors: Clarity Connect, ConnectSolutions, Enghouse Interactive, IntelePeer, IR, Nectar, Numonix, Plantronics, Polycom, Scansource, StarLeaf, Sonus

ITEXPO is sponsored by: Diamond Sponsor: Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors: Fiber Mountain, NETXUSA, FreePBX Sangoma, Sansay, Yealink, Content Boost; Gold Sponsors: NetSapiens, Taqua, Vitelity

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

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Media and Analyst Contact:       

Jennifer Terentiuk / jterentiuk@tmcnet.com
Marketing Director for Events
203-852-6800 x 125

Edited by Dominick Sorrentino

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