Keynotes from innovation expert Stephen Shapiro and analyst Maribel Lopez, Founder and Principal Analyst, Lopez Research

Shapiro’s keynote will discuss the role of innovative technologies within the enterprise. An author, speaker and advisor to organizations worldwide, Shapiro has helped companies in a variety of industries to improve and transform their innovation practices. He has published two best-sellers entitled 24/7 Innovation: A Blueprint for Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Change, and Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out Innovate the Competition. Shapiro’s work has been featured in magazines such as Newsweek, Fortune, and The New York Times, and he has guest written columns for Forbes and Harvard Business Review.

Lopez, an author, entrepreneur and business advisor, will discuss how technology empowers workers to increase productivity and do more for their customers, and how Tangoe is leading the way in enabling its clients to work smarter. Lopez has provided strategic guidance on product positioning and technology to a variety of clients, from start-ups to established Fortune 20 companies. She is a regular contributor to and Tech Target, and has published a book entitled “Right-Time Experiences: Driving Revenue with Mobile and Big Data.” Lopez served as a lead analyst with Forrester Research prior to founding Lopez Research.