MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SciQuest Inc. (NASDAQ: SQI), a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, today announced several additions to the speaking lineup for NextLevel 2015, the premier event for spend management professionals. Joining keynote speaker and combat hero Robert O’Neill will be world-class magician and corporate entertainer Bill Herz and a leadership panel made up of executives from SciQuest customers.
Bill Herz is regarded as one of the most entertaining and sought-after magicians in the world. Performing at 200 corporate events each year, his routines integrate humor and unforgettable wizardry that will ensure a truly memorable NextLevel Customer Awards Dinner.
The leadership panel will feature procurement professionals from SciQuest customers across a variety of industries. Participants include:
- Sandy Hicks, Assistant Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, Procurement Service Center, University of Colorado, Office of the President
- Thomas Vergis, State Wide Initiatives Manager, Office of Management and Enterprise Services, Central Purchasing Division, State of Oklahoma
- Jeffrey Scott, Chief Procurement Officer, Office of Proposal, Project, and Procurement Services (P3), RTI International
- Salim Khoja, Senior Manager, Sourcing & Procurement, Deloitte
- Ryan Snyder, Vice President, IT, Customer Channels, Thermo Fisher Scientific
- Brant Matthews, Vice President, Global Strategic Procurement, McCormick & Company, Incorporated
“This is one of the strongest lineups of speakers we’ve ever put together for NextLevel,” said Stacy West, Vice President, Marketing and Communications for SciQuest. “SciQuest users and eProcurement professionals from across the world flock to this event to learn about the latest in spend automation and to network with their peers. We’re thrilled to be able to work with such a talented group of speakers this year.”
NextLevel 2015 will take place March 12-15 at the Gaylord National Convention Center just outside of Washington DC. In addition to keynote speakers and awards events there will be over 60 educational breakout sessions – and for the first time ever – FREE training is being offered to those who pre-register for it. To register for the event, visit http://nextlevel.sciquest.com/. The site will be updated regularly with additional information. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics affecting procurement professionals, including spend analysis, sourcing and supply management, accounts payable, eProcurement, contract management and more.
SciQuest (NASDAQ:SQI) is one of the leading pure-play providers of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management – offering deep domain knowledge and a leading, customer-driven portfolio. SciQuest solutions enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize efficiencies and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s high-touch support, analysis and automation. Learn more about our solutions and how we can help your organization turn spending into savings at www.sciquest.com.
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