November 23, 2010 09:00 ET

LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb to Speak at GigaOm's Inaugural Net:Work 2010 Conference Examining the Future of Work

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2010) - LiveOps today announced Maynard Webb, CEO and Chairman of LiveOps, will speak at Net:Work 2010, GigaOm's conference examining the pivotal role technologies such as cloud computing, collaboration and mobile will play in changing a fundamental aspect of our lives -- work.

In its inaugural year, Net:Work is the only conference to explore the advances in broadband wireless, mobile email, Skype, web videoconferencing, corporate wikis, virtual private networks, cloud computing, and other web-enabled corporate collaboration tools that are transforming the way people work and how companies manage their workforces.

Webb will be part of the discussion on "Human Cloud and the Enterprise" starting at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Net:Work will be held at the Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF in San Francisco on December 9, 2010. As one of the first companies to offer a high-performance distributed workforce solution for customer service and the creator of the award-winning Contact Center Cloud platform, LiveOps is at the forefront of many of the work trends that will be discussed at Net:Work, from the business value of an on-demand workforce to best practices for managing a virtual workforce.

Executive Quotes
"I truly believe work is the next killer app and Net:Work 2010 is the first industry conference to examine how we can take the amazing innovations in technology and apply them to improve not only how we communicate, socialize or be entertained but also how we apply it to work to achieve better outcomes for business as well as the workers," said Maynard Webb, Chairman and CEO of LiveOps. "I applaud GigaOm for bringing together such an amazing group of leaders, researchers and technologists to discuss what I see as such an important topic in society today -- the future of work."

"These thought leaders in the 'human cloud' are innovating with sophisticated technologies that are changing how businesses collaborate and ultimately get work done," said Surj Patel, VP of Events at GigaOM. "Maynard Webb is a clear leader in the future of work, by leveraging the power of the crowd and cloud technologies. Also Maynard has been instrumental in getting this conference off the ground and we are grateful for his commitment to the entire industry."

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About Net:Work
Net:Work 2010 will assemble GigaOM editors and research analysts, top business leaders and technology companies to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by a new culture of work. Other Net:Work 2010 speakers include top executives from Cisco, Polycom, Jive Software, Google, NetSuite,, Elance and oDesk. 

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About GigaOM
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, Net:Work, Green:Net and Bunker Sessions; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides insider access to expert analysis on emerging technology markets.

About LiveOps, Inc.
LiveOps is revolutionizing the world of work. The company offers innovative solutions aimed at solving technology and workforce needs for today's businesses. LiveOps' "Contact Center Cloud" is the award-winning technology platform that enables companies to enhance their consumer experience while achieving measurable operational efficiencies. Based on this same cloud-based platform, LiveOps offers "Workforce Cloud," the largest marketplace for call center workers, uniting more than 20,000 independent agents with companies in a wide range of industries including financial, health, insurance, retail, marketing and media. The company has created an environment where work and talent are unconstrained by geographical boundaries, and the right people are engaged in the right work at the right time. The company has been recognized by business and government organizations for its technology, innovative business model and visionary leadership team. LiveOps is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.