Venture Atlanta Conference 2016
Venture Atlanta
Jul 14 /

Atlassian President Jay Simons to Keynote Venture Atlanta 2016 Conference

Simons to share insights, unique business model and experience leading to Atlassian’s IPO, one of the hottest in 2015

ATLANTA — July 14, 2016 —Jay Simons, president of Atlassian, a team collaboration software company, will keynote this year’s Venture Atlanta conference. Representing those few companies that have gone public in the last year, Simons will share his experience and lessons learned in leveraging a disruptive business model to build a profitable, multi-billion dollar company. The highly anticipated, annual two-day Venture Atlanta showcase event will be held November 2-3 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Profitable since 2005 and now worth over $5 billion on the open market, Atlassian grew its business without a traditional sales team. Joining Atlassian in 2008 and currently responsible for all revenue-generating activities, Simons has contributed significantly to the company’s pioneering efforts to develop a high-velocity, low-touch sales model. He has overseen the company’s global expansion, introduction of a disruptive approach to “freemium,” whereby the company donates all proceeds to a charitable cause, and its growing worldwide customer community programs.

“Jay is a unique executive who has helped build one of the most innovative software companies that exists today,” said Alex Estevez, venture partner at Accel Partners and also a Venture Atlanta board member. “His firsthand experience with Atlassian’s disruptive go-to-market model offers a rare window for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to better understand this new approach to building great products and companies. Jay thinks disruptively, leads collaboratively and inspires collectively, and we are privileged to have him present as this year’s keynote.”

Simons has more than 18 years of experience in the software industry. He began his career at Plumtree Software, where he held a variety of senior marketing and sales roles. Significantly, he oversaw Plumtree’s expansion throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. When Plumtree was acquired by BEA Systems in 2005, Simons became vice president of Marketing for BEA Systems, which was acquired by Oracle in 2008.

Simons’ keynote address will take place on Wednesday, November 2, at 12:30 p.m.

Venture Atlanta showcases the most promising technology companies located in Georgia and its expanded footprint of Texas to Washington, D.C., that are at both early and later stages and seeking to raise capital in the next 12 to 18 months.

How to Apply or Register

Applications for presenting companies are currently being accepted through August 31 and are available online at http://ventureatlanta.org/conference/apply/. There are no application fees and chosen presenters will attend the conference and present their companies and products to hundreds of investors, venture capitalists, and other entrepreneurs and leaders in the technology ecosystem free of charge. To be considered, please submit a one-page summary and application by August 31, 2016. For more information and to register for the event, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.

“I write today with serious concerns nfl jerseys cheap regarding the persistence of conduct at league affiliated recruiting events that may violate New York state law concerning sexual orientation discrimination, and specifically regarding reports of an incident at this year’s Scouting Combine that appears nearly identical to the incident which triggered my office’s inquiry to the league (in 2013),” Mr Schneiderman wrote to the head of NFL human resources.ROCKET LOCKETT: Seattle wide receiver Tyler Lockett spent the first half of the season running tentatively after a knee injury in Week 2 against Los Angeles. His burst finally appears to have returned, and he took off on a flashy, 75 yard touchdown run on the first play of the second half. Most impressive was Lockett outrunning Boston, who appeared to have the angle on him.The Women’s Equality Party is first political party dedicated to women’s equality. If 50,000 New Yorkers cast their vote on the WEP line on Election Day, we will have formed the first ever Women’s Equality Party in the nation, and taken a real, tangible step towards equality. This is about much more than one election. It’s about making a better future for all the women (and men) in New York State.Use the layouts you designed in the first step to aid in the construction of the project. Remember how you broke down the football stadium model into different sections? Now you’ll construct the model in these separate sections and later connect them all. Take your time and do not rush the construction phase. Have a friend or two help if you want. Make sure you allow plenty of time for the adhesive to dry.NEW YORK A federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady’s attempt to get a new hearing on his “Deflategate” suspension. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case. In April, a three judge panel said that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was within his powers when he suspended Cheap Jerseys China the star quarterback four games for his Cheap NFL Jerseys China role in a scheme to doctor the footballs used in a Jan. 18, 2015, playoff game.Against the cheap china jerseys Falcons the Lions D line struggled a lot with costly penalties and tackling, ironically two of their strengths in the first five games of the season. According to cornerback Chris Houston those two factors were what made them loose the game against Atlanta. If they can solve those http://www.cheapnfljerseyssu.com issues by Sunday, the Lions have good chances of picking up their Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys great early season and overcome the two losses suffered in the last two games.He reportedly tore meniscus in his left knee and had surgery Monday.After a Week 8 bye, his status will depend on his recovery. cheap nfl jerseys Landry Jones will step in, but he has just two career starts and was limited to 168 yards vs. the Arizona Cardinals and 209 yards at the Kansas City Chiefs in Weeks 6 and 7 of 2015.

Comments are closed.