SOURCE: Mark Logic Corporation

Mark Logic Corporation

March 25, 2010 14:15 ET

Mark Logic Launches Official User Conference 2010 Blog; Announces Track Keynote and General Session Speakers

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) -  Mark Logic® Corporation, a leading provider of information infrastructure software, today announced the launch of the official Mark Logic User Conference 2010 Blog. This site captures the events leading up to and during the company's sixth annual Mark Logic User Conference, which will be held May 4-6, 2010 at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. In addition, Mark Logic announced the conference's track keynote and general session speakers including:

  • Mirko Minnich, senior vice president and CTO of Elsevier Health Sciences;
  • Michelle Manafy, editor-in-chief of EContent magazine;
  • Leslie Owens, analyst at Forrester Research;
  • Mark Smith, CEO and executive vice president of research at Ventana Research.

The Mark Logic User Conference 2010 Blog is authored by Scott Abel, CEO of The Content Wrangler. Scott is a content management strategist and structured XML content evangelist with experience in helping organizations improve the way they author, maintain, publish, and archive their information assets. His website, TheContentWrangler.com, is a popular resource for communication professionals seeking information about content management. Scott is the online manager of The Content Wrangler Community and a founding member and former executive director of Content Management Professionals. He also co-produces the Web Content Conference series.

Mark Logic User Conference is designed for companies that want to maximize their investment in Mark Logic products and learn about the rising trend toward information applications. The conference kicks off with an opening reception on Monday, May 3 and concludes on Thursday, May 6 with the final breakout sessions ending at 12:00 p.m. PT. Attendees will see first-hand the innovative ways companies are using Mark Logic products, experience products through technical training and workshops, and get an exclusive window into upcoming releases.

About Track Keynote and General Session Speakers
Mirko Minnich has 20 years of experience driving global software development, consultancy, and service initiatives. As senior vice president and CTO of Elsevier Health Sciences, he is responsible for implementing a new technology agenda and execution model to drive the company's strategy.

Michelle Manafy, editor-in-chief of EContent magazine, has worked in book and magazine publishing for more than 20 years. She serves as the editorial director of the Enterprise Group for Information Today, Inc. and is the programming chair of Information Today's Enterprise Search Summits and the Buying & Selling eContent Conference.

Leslie Owens, analyst at Forrester Research, is a leading expert on enterprise search, classification, and controlled vocabularies. Leslie helps enterprises improve access to information through strategic application of technology and guidance on process.

Mark Smith is CEO and executive vice president of research at Ventana Research. He is responsible for the overall direction of the company. He drives Ventana Research's global research agenda covering both business and technology areas.

For more information or to register for the Mark Logic User Conference 2010, please visit: http://www.marklogic.com/UserConference2010/. To follow the event on Twitter, the official hashtag is #MLUC10.

About Mark Logic Corporation
Mark Logic Corporation is a leading provider of information infrastructure software, serving industries including media, government, financial services, and others. The company's flagship product, MarkLogic Server, is used by customers to enable a wide variety of information applications including custom publishing, search-based applications, content analytics, unified information access, metadata catalogs, and threat intelligence systems. MarkLogic Server is based on patented innovations and provides state-of-the-art features including location awareness, real-time search, and a shared-nothing cluster architecture that supports high performance against petabyte-scale databases. Mark Logic is headquartered in San Carlos, California with field offices in New York, Washington, London, Boston, Austin, and Frankfurt. The company is privately held with investors Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. For more information, to download a trial version, or to read the award-winning Kellblog, written by Mark Logic CEO Dave Kellogg, go to www.marklogic.com.

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