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Media Alert: AppDirect Co-CEO Daniel Saks to Speak at Collision 2015

May 6, 2015

Session to Focus on the App Economy and the Future of Mobile, Web and Cloud Applications and Platforms

LAS VEGAS – May 6, 2015 – AppDirect, the leader in cloud service commerce, announced today that Daniel Saks, President and Co-CEO, will speak at Collision 2015 on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Las Vegas. In the speaking panel, “The App Economy in Action,” Saks will provide insights on cloud platform and network trends and how they impact the future of mobile and web applications. Following the panel, he will also lead a roundtable to continue in-depth discussions.

Since AppDirect’s 2011 launch of its platform and ecosystem for cloud service commerce, the company has experienced rapid adoption of its services from leading, worldwide service providers and software companies and has continued to drive innovation to make software globally accessible. AppDirect unites providers, developers and business end users of cloud services into a single ecosystem, making it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage, and monitor cloud services from a central location.

At Collision, Saks will join a who’s who list of today’s leading visionaries, founders, investors, CEOs, inventors and designers for two days of speaking sessions, startup pitch competitions, office hours for startups and investors, and networking. Collision is billed as a new type of tech conference from the organizers of Europe’s popular Web Summit, offering “a meeting place for both building the companies of tomorrow and managing the companies of today.”

When: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. PDT*

What: AppDirect’s Daniel Saks will participate in the Collision 2015 panel, “The App Economy in Action.”

Who: Panelists include Daniel Saks; Jyoti Bansal, Founder & CEO, AppDynamics; and Jeff Haynie, CEO, Appcelerator. The panel will be moderated by Jason Bloomberg, Forbes Contributor and President, Intellyx.

Topic: Cloud entrepreneurs and innovators Saks, Bansal and Haynie will outline the
business and technology implications of the new mobile-first app economy and how cloud platforms and networks are shaping the new mobile world.

Where: Collision 2015, Enterprise Stage, World Market Center Pavilions, Las Vegas

*Following the panel, from noon – 12:40 p.m., Saks will lead a follow-up roundtable discussion.

About AppDirect
AppDirect is the cloud service commerce leader making software and products accessible globally. The AppDirect cloud service commerce platform unites providers, developers and consumers of cloud services into a single ecosystem. This makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage and monitor cloud services from a central location and delivers new opportunities to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing and distribution, and reselling services help providers – including Telstra, ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and others – connect millions of businesses to solutions from Microsoft, Google, Box and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices. Learn more at

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