Keynote SpeakersPierre-Paul Allard, SVP WW Sales & President Global Field Ops., Avaya
with David Vellequette, SVP & CFO, Avaya
Monday, April 28, 8:00am - 9:30am
Excellent value – customers expect it and companies want to provide it but to do so requires thought and purpose for optimizing every interaction and conversation with customers. In the midst of a cautious IT spending environment is an opportunity to deliver a real value-based proposition to better serve customers. Research shows that building customer value is second only to value for money in importance to building customer relationships. The enterprise that embarks on this journey with their customers doesn’t make it happen by accident. Pierre-Paul Allard and David Vellequette will share Avaya use cases, derived from a customer-centric strategy, to demonstrate the key differentiators for amplifying the value from Avaya solutions.
Kevin Kennedy, President & CEO, Avaya
Tuesday, April 29, 8:00am - 9:15am
We are the most hyper-connected generation of all time and one thing is certain: technology end-users have come to expect high productivity and anywhere, anytime access that is simple to use. Therefore, a crucial prerequisite of delivering on any promise will be the ability to make complex elements simple yet powerful. Kevin Kennedy will demonstrate how Avaya’s unique approach to the stack is far beyond the status quo, delivering the power behind the technology which allows customers to focus on their most critical priorities. For each customer – in different ways – Avaya’s stack supports innovation, choice and flexibility and simple usability. Kevin Kennedy will demonstrate that while technology is important, the future is about usability and simple really is smart.
Wednesday, April 30, 9:15am - 10:30am
A passionate entrepreneur, small business owner, as well as a Pro Football Hall of Famer and the NFL's all-time leading rusher, Emmitt Smith is an expert at setting and achieving goals in all areas of his life. A forward-thinking businessman who now heads up several small businesses spanning real estate, construction, technology and philanthropy (via Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities), Smith will share his life story and success strategies with attendees.
CONVERGE2014 attendees will leave this entertaining and motivational keynote with inspiration to fuel setting your own personal and professional goals, following through and achieving maximum success.
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April 27 - May 1, 2014 | Dallas, TX