SOURCE: Aricent


October 05, 2009 05:00 ET

Aricent to Speak at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. 2009 CIO Summit

Communications Innovation Leader to Discuss Convergence of Cloud Services and Mobile Networks

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2009) - Aricent™, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, will be speaking at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.'s (KKR) upcoming CIO Summit taking place October 6-7, 2009 at the Sun Executive Briefing Center in Menlo Park, California. KKR has prepared two days of discussions highlighting strategies and technologies that deliver value through innovation, with a particular emphasis on generating near term, high ROI results.

Aricent's Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Keith Higgins, will discuss how fundamental shifts in communications, including the convergence of cloud services with mobile networks, have created substantial new professional service opportunities across a range of industry segments.


--  The private, invitation-only event will be held at Sun
    Microsystems' Executive Briefing Center, 15 Network Circle,
    Menlo Park, California 94025


--  CIO Summit: October 6-7, 2009
--  Aricent's Speaking Session: Tuesday, 3:00PM

KKR's CIO Summit is expected to include presentations by industry thought leaders, case studies from KKR CIO's on IT best practices and analyst insights on solutions and technologies that have high ROI.

About Aricent

Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. For more information, visit

Keywords & Tags: Aricent, KKR, CIO, CIO Summit

Aricent is a trademark of Aricent Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:

    Steven Manuel
    Sr. Director, Corporate Marketing
    Tel: +1 650 391 1621
    Email: Email Contact

    Chris Lalli
    Americas: Cohn & Wolfe
    Tel: +1 415 365 8540
    Email: Email Contact

    Paula Muezerie
    Europe: AxiCom
    Tel: +44 208 392 4081
    Email: Email Contact

    Varun Dubey
    Manager, Corporate Marketing, APAC
    Tel: +91 9711367093
    Email: Email Contact

    Shikha Singh Sehrawat
    India: Text 100
    Tel: +91 981 175 7369
    Email: Email Contact