Intuit President and CEO to Discuss Innovation at August Event
Contact: Amy Smorodin
June 29, 2010 – Brad Smith, president and chief executive officer of Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU), a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, financial institutions, consumers and accounting professionals, will be a featured keynote luncheon speaker at the Technology Policy Institute’s Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 22- 24. He will join other influential industry leaders and policy experts at the event to discuss key issues driving innovation in the technology sector.
With more than two years at the helm of Intuit, Smith has accelerated innovation across the company to help improve customers’ financial lives so profoundly they couldn’t imagine going back to the old way. Innovation is also fueling Intuit’s transformation from traditional desktop software to connected services that give millions of customers access to their data and applications anytime, anywhere. Today, more than half of the company’s revenue is generated from connected services. Intuit is consistently ranked as one of the most-admired software companies and best places to work.
TPI’s Aspen Forum will bring together notable representatives from business, government, and academia in a relaxed, informal setting to discuss and debate key public policy issues surrounding information and communications technology. This year’s theme, “Innovation and Critical Policy Choices: Is the United States Losing its Edge?” will guide the keynote speeches, workshops and panels. Discussions at TPI’s Aspen Forum will explore the state of innovation in the U.S. and how public policy concerning such topics as broadband, competition, intellectual property and data security can create a favorable environment conducive to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Other top leaders from the technology and policy sectors scheduled to speak at the forum include Paul Otellini, President and CEO of Intel Corporation; Mark McLaughlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of VeriSign; Thomas Tauke, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Policy and Communications at Verizon; and Hal Varian, Chief Economist of Google; Edward Mueller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Qwest Communications, will offer opening remarks at the premier policy event.
To register, please visit www.techpolicyinstitute.org/aspen2010. A discounted registration fee for corporate and trade association attendees is being offered through June 30th. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].
The Technology Policy Institute
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