Vision Talks Executive Roundtable Series Explores Open Source Innovation in Atlanta on Monday, September 12

Release Date: 
Sep 7, 2016

IBM and EnterpriseDB co-host event featuring thought leaders from Capital One, MasterCard, and MIT Technology Review 

BEDFORD, Mass. – September 7, 2016 – The international Vision Talks executive roundtable series is coming to Atlanta on September 12, 2016 with the support of IBM and EnterpriseDB (EDB). The series, under the theme of Achieving Digital Transformation: The Promise, Challenge, and Opportunity of Open Source Software in Data Management, explores how open source software is helping organizations meet today’s data-driven demands.

IBM and EDB are co-sponsoring this free event to provide a forum for c-level executives and data industry leaders to share how they have transformed their data infrastructure with open source and the benefits realized.

DATE:                       Monday, September 12, 2016

TIME:                        6:00-8:00 p.m. EDT

LOCATION:              SweetWater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive NE, Atlanta

REGISTER:              Click here

Kathleen Kennedy, President of MIT Technology Review, will moderate the discussion at the Vision Talks executive roundtable in Atlanta. The Vision Talks panelists include:

  • Mitch Pirtle, Director of Software Engineering, Technology Fellows Program, Capital One;
  • Lenley Hensarling, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Product Management, EDB;
  • Srinivas Pothuganti, Senior Director/Business Leader at MasterCard; and
  • Lindon B. Ward, Jr., Distinguished Engineer, IBM Power Systems, OpenPower Solutions.

The Vision Talks series culminates with Postgres Vision 2016, the preeminent event for thought leadership, collaboration, and networking with the best and brightest companies defining the future of enterprise Postgres and open source data management. This unique event includes insights from technology and business luminaries, Fortune 500 use cases, a look at the Postgres ecosystem, and long-range outlooks from press and analysts such as Gartner and IDC. Featured sponsors include Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM, Infor, Pivotal, Google, Red Hat, Carahsoft, Avnet, Ashnik, Nexxodata, and Shadow-Soft.

For more information and to register for Postgres Vision, click here.

About EnterpriseDB (EDB) Corporation

EDB is the leading worldwide provider of PostgreSQL software and services that enable enterprises to reduce their reliance on costly traditional solutions and slash their database spend by up to 80% or more. With powerful performance and security enhancements for PostgreSQL, sophisticated management tools for global deployments and database compatibility with Oracle, EDB software supports mission-critical enterprise applications. More than 3,600 enterprises, governments and other organizations worldwide use EDB software, support, training and professional services to integrate PostgreSQL into their existing data infrastructures. EDB is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

EnterpriseDB is a registered trademark of EnterpriseDB Corporation. EDB and EDB Postgres are trademarks of EnterpriseDB Corporation.  All other names are trademarks of their respective owners.

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