Enterprise Connect 2023 Announces Keynotes by Microsoft and Cisco

Women in Communications Spotlight Award and IT Hero Award Submission Deadline December 9

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaboration, today expands its conference program and announces keynote presentations from Microsoft and Cisco. Additional keynotes will be announced in the coming weeks.

Enterprise Connect brings IT decision-makers together to explore the trends and technologies driving enterprise communications through expert-led conference sessions, along with extensive peer networking and an exhibit floor featuring the major industry players. Enterprise Connect 2023 takes place March 27-30, 2023 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL and digitally. Register here.

For more than 30 years, Enterprise Connect has brought corporate IT decision makers together with industry vendors, analysts, consultants, and channel partners to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications. Over three days of a sponsor expo and four days of the conference program, Enterprise Connect showcases the latest systems, software, services and applications, and helps attendees understand their role.

Nicole Herskowitz, Vice President, Microsoft Teams & Platform Marketing will present a keynote address on March 28. Working at Microsoft for over 20 years, Herskowitz is responsible for Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Platform product marketing. Prior to working the on the Teams business, Herskowitz spent five years leading platform product marketing and developer audience marketing for Microsoft Azure. Herskowitz has also held leadership roles on the Visual Studio, SharePoint and Project businesses. During her time at Microsoft, Herskowitz’s responsibilities have included product management, product marketing, and sales strategy and execution in both worldwide and European offices. Prior to joining Microsoft, Herskowitz worked for a startup focused on a customer relationship management SaaS solution for small businesses. Herskowitz earned her MBA at the University of Michigan and undergraduate degree at University of Texas at Austin. Before attending graduate school, Herskowitz worked as a strategy and technology consultant at Arthur Andersen.

Javed Khan, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Collaboration, Cisco will also present a keynote address on March 28. Khan brings over 20 years of enterprise and consumer product leadership to Cisco. Khan currently manages the multi-billion-dollar business that includes the award-winning Webex portfolio of products including the Webex App, Webex Devices, and Webex Contact Center. Previously, Khan managed Cisco’s Cloud Calling business and the Webex Meetings business unit. Khan also served as Vice President of Enterprise and Consumer Security products at Symantec.

Eric Krapf, General Manager, Enterprise Connect said, “Enterprise Connect offers enterprise IT and communications professionals a unique opportunity to come together with their peers and the leading independent experts to network and learn together. Over three days, our conference program and expo hall will showcase the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in enterprise IT/communications. Attendees will have continual opportunities to meet those who share their focus on transforming enterprise collaboration systems to deliver superior employee and customer experience.”

Enterprise Connect celebrates individuals working in Enterprise IT and communications organizations.

Fostering the careers of women in the field of enterprise communications and IT is more important than ever. Enterprise Connect’s Women in Communications Spotlight Awards recognize and celebrate women who demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership and expertise in technology. Through their actions and leadership, they serve as role models for a new generation of women seeking to excel in the profession of enterprise IT and communications. The submission deadline is December 9. The Spotlight award is part of Enterprise Connect’s extensive Women in Communications program.

Enterprise Connect’s IT Hero Award honors enterprise IT professionals and teams who go above and beyond their day-to-day responsibilities to provide exceptional service, vision, and expertise to their organizations. Whether seasoned enterprise IT professionals or high-impact new performers, enterprise IT Heroes show outstanding initiative and dedication in helping to make a difference in their enterprises. The submission deadline is December 9.

View the Enterprise Connect conference agenda here.

To register to attend Enterprise Connect 2023, click here. Enterprise Connect will also offer a digital component for enterprise communications and collaboration professionals to participate digitally.

For media registration click here.

For additional information on exhibition or sponsorship opportunities, contact Natalie Bustamante at natalie.bustamante@informa.com.

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About Enterprise Connect

For more than 30 years, Enterprise Connect has been the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaboration in North America. Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry’s vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications. Enterprise Connect owns and produces No Jitter, (nojitter.com), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter, research surveys and a Webinar Series. For more information, visit enterpriseconnect.com. Enterprise Connect is brought to you by Informa Tech.

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Meryl Franzman

Enterprise Connect

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