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Apr 24, 2018
Progress Unveils Speaker Lineup for ProgressNEXT 2018

Keynote sessions by Forrester, NASA Planetary Data Systems, Canopy Health, Schneider Electricand more will discuss the future of app dev and digital experience

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2018-- Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of application development and deployment technologies, today announced the speakers for ProgressNEXT 2018, the company’s global customer and partner conference, taking place May 29-June 1 at the Westin Boston Waterfront. Attendees will gather to discuss the most timely and relevant topics in application development and modern digital experience development. Those interested in attending can register at

ProgressNEXT is a global gathering of Progress customers and partners to learn, connect, collaborate and reimagine the future of business applications and digital experiences. The three-day event’s keynote speakers include Progress executives, ground-breaking technology leaders and industry luminaries including:

  • Pamela Hudson, CIO, Canopy Health
  • Raj Sadasivan, Chief Digital CX Practice Architect, Schneider Electric
  • Tom Stein, Operations Manager and Senior IT Lead, NASA’s Planetary Data Systems Geosciences Node
  • Kalman Tiboldi, Chief Business Innovation Officer, TVH Group
  • Maud Bernard, Head of Digital Marketing, Wärtsilä
  • Richard Campbell, Podcaster for .NET Rocks, Speaker, Author and Humanitarian Toolbox Founder
  • Michael Facemire, VP, Principal Analyst, Application Development & Delivery, Forrester
  • And many more!

With nearly 150 business and technical sessions, attendees can engage on topics including mobile app development, cognitive applications, predictive maintenance and IIoT, serverless applications, digital healthcare patient experiences, modern UI development, chatbots, application modernization, web experience, GDPR, and much more. Attendees can create their own agenda, selecting from sessions, training and workshops relevant to them and their business. ProgressNEXT will provide ample opportunities to network with peers, interact with Progress executives and industry leaders, learn, and socialize.

“ProgressNEXT is an incredible opportunity for our customers and partners to come together and explore how they can deliver on the next generation of strategic business apps,” said Yogesh Gupta, CEO, Progress. “As technology for developing smart business applications and delivering delightful digital experiences advances rapidly, this is an opportunity to bring together the best minds, builders and doers, and to have a conversation that moves all of our thinking forward. We could not be more excited to bring together the community at ProgressNEXT.”

To learn more about ProgressNEXT and register, visit

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About Progress

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) offers the leading platform for developing and deploying strategic business applications. We enable customers and partners to deliver modern, high-impact digital experiences with a fraction of the effort, time and cost. Progress offers powerful tools for easily building adaptive user experiences across any type of device or touchpoint, award-winning machine learning that enables cognitive capabilities to be a part of any application, the flexibility of a serverless cloud to deploy modern apps, business rules, web content management, plus leading data connectivity technology. Over 1,700 independent software vendors, 100,000 enterprise customers, and two million developers rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn about Progress at or +1-800-477-6473.

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Source: Progress

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