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New Speakers Announced for Business After Windows Conference


TARZANA, Calif. (9/9/2014) – InfoStreet Inc. and SoftLetter are pleased to announce the addition of expert speakers coming to the first cloud conference of its kind, the Business After Windows Conference. Join them and more on November 11, 2014 in Foster City, CA as they lead forward-looking presentations and fascinating discussions outlining where the cloud is heading over the next five to ten years.

Paul Pluschkell


Paul has used his knowledge in developing and implementing strategy and cloud services to establish several software companies including Spigit and Klablab/Stitch. He has also received numerous awards in the technology space including CEO of the Year.

Rick Chapman

Managing Editor and Publisher, Softletter

The author of several books, including the recent “SaaS Entrepreneur: The Definitive Guide to Succeeding in Your Cloud Application Business,” Rick has also served as a consultant in the industry for pioneers such as MicroPro, Ashton-Tate, Microsoft, IBM, and many others.

Tim Griffin

Founder and CTO, Userful

An expert in virtualization, Tim Griffin has pioneered laptop and input device design research with the single-minded vision of offering simpler and more cost effective ways to deploy centrally managed desktops.

Siamak Farah

CEO and Founder, InfoStreet

A key player in the industry for more than 25 years, Siamak has been - and continues to be - active in the envisioning and creation of innovative technology such as object-oriented programming, Internet technology, Software as a Service, cloud desktops, and cloud marketplaces. Prior to InfoStreet, Siamak worked at NeXT Computer, side-by-side with industry visionaries.

Steven Hoffman

Founder and Captain, Founders Space

Steven Hoffman has helped hundreds of startups deal with rapid growth, fundraising, and developing critical strategic relationships. Prior to Founder’s Space, Hoffman consulted for R/GA Interactive, designing projects for Kodak, Disney, Intel; and co-founded Lavamind, LLC.

Shahin Pirooz

River Meadow

Shahin Pirooz oversees all aspects of RiverMeadow's product engineering, global cloud migration operations, and customer service. Pirooz has also served as Vice President of Product Development for EarthLink, Inc. and has delivered Fortune 100, enterprise-class IT services to the mid-market, working in the cloud before it existed.

Jim Secord

CEO, Kashoo

Jim Secord holds a passion for small business accounting and software development as the CEO of Kashoo: simple cloud accounting for small business via the iPad, the iPhone, and the web.

Business After Windows is the first conference dedicated to exploring what "anytime, anywhere, any device" means for businesses and individuals. Attendees will experience cutting-edge presentations while also learning and networking. The agenda covers topics ranging from a market overview and growth prospects, to the transparent cloud and portable workspace, to the future of entertainment and leisure in the transparent cloud. Speaker submissions are being accepted through October 1.

The conference will be held in Foster City, CA on November 11. Early bird pricing is available through October 1. Group discounts are also available.

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