PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE) today announced its speaker lineup for JiveWorld16, the premier conference for modern communication and collaboration that will take place March 14-16, 2016, at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas. This year's program will focus on bringing the human and digital worlds together through the power of connection. Attendees will choose amongst more than 40 customer-led breakout sessions – including presentations by Cisco, Citibank, Google, Thomson Reuters and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Brian David Johnson will be a special guest at JiveWorld this year. A futurist who worked with Jive customer Intel for 14 years, Johnson combines social science, technical research, economic and trends data, history, expert interviews and storytelling to chart out possible future breakthroughs in business. Other keynote speakers include Gil Yehuda, senior director of open source and standards at Yahoo Inc.; Jean Daries, social network manager at Orange; Kim England, global community director at Pearson; Masoud Rabie, vice president of strategic communications at Reingold Inc.; and Scott K. Wilder, global nation builder at Marketo.
"At JiveWorld16, brilliant thought leaders, industry experts and practitioners will share their knowledge and success in empowering people across all aspects of their businesses," said Elisa Steele, CEO of Jive. "Jive is all about helping people work better together in a digital world to deliver measurable business value. There is no better way to further this mission than by activating the power of connection with our amazing customers, partners and employees during another unforgettable JiveWorld experience."
JiveWorld16 is expected to bring together more than 1,600 Jive customers, developers and technology partners to share best practices in advanced internal and external community management and employee engagement. Elisa Steele and Jive executive vice president of engineering, Ofer Ben-David, will unveil their vision for effortlessly connecting business ecosystems, and announce the 2016 Digital Transformation Award winners.
The pre-conference Jive Healthcare Summit on March 14, 2016, will feature speakers from Spectrum Health, Trinity Health, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and other providers, who will exchange ideas about everything from medical education to wellness communities. In addition, the Jive Developer Conference will include an open hackathon and keynote presentation from Ray Tsang and Amir Hermelin of the Google Cloud Platform team.
JiveWorld16 sponsors are leading technology and service providers such as Platinum sponsors 7Summits, Akamai and Bunchball; Gold sponsor SocialEdge Consulting; and Silver sponsors The Community Roundtable, Grazitti, iTalent, JCS Consulting, QuickMobile and TemboSocial. To see the complete list of sponsors, please visit https://jiveworld.jivesoftware.com/sponsors/.
About Jive Software
Jive (Nasdaq: JIVE) is the leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business. Recognized as a leader by the industry's top analyst firms in multiple categories, Jive enables employees, partners and customers to work better together. More information can be found at www.jivesoftware.com or the Jive News Blog.
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