Danielle Tarp

Oracle NetSuite Corporate Communications

NetSuite to spotlight disruptive technology and business model innovation at New York Stock Exchange Event

For the First Time Ever, Billy Beane and Bill James Take the Stage Together to Speak on ‘The Business Game of Moneyball’

Exclusive Event to Feature Industry Luminaries and NetSuite Executives and Customers

SAN MATEO, Calif.—September 17, 2015—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced an exclusive event to be held at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to explore how leading companies are disrupting their industries with innovative thinking. The event, 'NetSuite NYSE Disruption,' will examine how new business models are disrupting industries today and provide real world examples of how innovative leaders are leveraging new technologies and strategic thinking to win in their markets. The event will be held at the NYSE from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday, September 18.

Fred Studer, NetSuite CMO, will kick off the event with a keynote presentation discussing how NetSuite is the platform powering some of today’s most disruptive companies and what businesses can learn from those experiences.

For the first time ever, Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland A’s, who has transformed baseball through innovative approaches to data and analytics and Bill James, baseball analyst/sports analyst, author and special consultant to the Boston Red Sox, will be on stage together to speak on the topic of ‘The Business Game of Moneyball.’

Digital analyst and futurist, Brian Solis will share insights from his book, ‘The End of Business as Usual,’ examining the profound changes new technology and shifting customer expectations have brought to today’s business.

NetSuite Co-founder, CTO, and Chairman of the Board Evan Goldberg will join a panel of business leaders from NetSuite customer companies including Eric Luehmann, VP of Financial Systems at Commvault, Erica Stevens, VP of Information Technology at Dylan’s Candy Bar and Rob Bogan, VP of International Systems at Williams-Sonoma, to share their experiences and best practices on how a bold move is key to adopting disruptive technologies, keeping pace with change and driving disruption.

NetSuite will also highlight the event by ringing the NYSE Closing Bell® at 4:00 p.m. ET, which can be viewed live via Livestream.

Event attendees will learn:

  • How technology innovation and business model innovation is driving the pace of disruption.
  • That startup isn’t a type of business—it’s a state of mind required to survive in the modern business world.
  • The art of taking over markets through data.

Today, more than 24,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of enterprise-ready cloud business management suites of enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and ecommerce applications for businesses of all sizes. Many FORTUNE 100 companies rely on NetSuite to accelerate innovation and business transformation. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud business management suites to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud accelerates.


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