OutStart’s Jeff Whitney Featured in Enterprise 2.0 Panel “The Inside-Out Organization: Connecting to Customers and Markets”


Boston – June 11, 2010 – On June 15, OutStart’s Vice President of Marketing Jeff Whitney will participate in a panel discussion on “The Inside-Out Organization: Connecting to Customers and Markets” at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston.  Whitney will draw upon his extensive experience at organizations implementing social business solutions to provide insights and practical guidance to attendees.  Enterprise 2.0 2010 is happening June 14-17 at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

The panel will look at how to connect the enterprise to the rest of its business ecosystem, turning new tools such as social media technologies and online marketplaces into new ways of doing business.  Leading the panel is Alistair Croll, Founder, Bitcurrent.  Other panelists include Evan Prodromou, Founder, StatusNet; Mark Dowds, Co-founder and CEO, Brainpark; and, Tom Bishop, CTO, Conformity.  The panel takes place on June 15 at 2:15 pm ET. 

Jeff Whitney, VP of Marketing

“Social business software is transforming the way organizations engage with its customers, partners and employees to drive business, improve customer service, manage costs and increase brand loyalty.”

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference
The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This annual conference and sponsor pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit: www.e2conf.com.

About OutStart
At OutStart, we’re out to solve a big problem. Most organizations posses a wealth of underutilized collective intelligence around their products, services and processes. This underutilization negatively impacts employees, customers and partners, costing precious time and money while hindering performance. Said simply, “what your people don’t know will hurt you.” OutStart’s social business softwaremobile and learning solutions act like a lifeline:  connecting people to the know-how, creativity and learning they require to be efficient, effective and agile.

Since its inception in 1999, and backed by leading venture capital firms, OutStart has matured into a profitable and rapidly growing company with an impressive range of customers who are surpassing expectations and delivering exceptional business results. The company is honored to have customers like Autodesk, BB&T, Boeing Company, BT, CVS Caremark, DIRECTV, EDS, General Dynamics, Internal Revenue Service, McDonald’s, MetLife, Prudential, Australian Defence Force, U.S. Navy, UK Ministry of Defence, Verizon Wireless and Yum! Brands.  To learn more about OutStart, visit the company on the web at www.outstart.com. You can also read the blog at http://blog.outstart.com and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/outstart.



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