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Where App Dev and Digital Experience Come Together to Take Your Apps to the Next Level

#ProgressNEXT18 | May 29 - June 1 | Boston, Massachusetts

What is ProgressNEXT

A global gathering of Progress customers and partners with a common goal: to deliver on the next generation of business apps for their organizations.

Join us in Boston to learn, connect, collaborate and reimagine what’s possible. You’ll interact 1:1 with Progress executives, hear from organizations building tomorrow’s applications today and be able to craft your own agenda, choosing from the sessions, training and workshops relevant to you and your business. ProgressNEXT is the event for all Progress customers and partners.

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Keynote Speakers

Yogesh Gupta
Yogesh Gupta
Chief Executive Officer, Progress

A technologist at heart, Progress Chief Executive Officer Yogesh Gupta is passionate about how technology can make life simpler—both in the workplace and at home. He brings an infectious energy to work each day, defining company strategy and direction, gaining alignment and ensuring each team has what it needs to execute. His goal is for Progress to be a powerful voice in fueling marketplace transformation.

Yogesh blends his experience as a developer, marketer, CTO and CEO into a unified whole, and has led organizations ranging from start-ups to public tech companies. Yogesh understands the importance and value of agility at scale, making him uniquely qualified to lead Progress into the future. He comes to Progress from CEO roles at Kaseya and FatWire Software, and rose through the ranks to CTO while at CA. Yogesh also loves mentoring entrepreneurs, where he gets as much as he gives by nurturing the next generation of tech innovators. From monitoring both marketplace trends and customer needs, Yogesh keeps Progress a step ahead in building innovative products that customers want, driving both revenue and shareholder value.

A recognized expert in emerging technologies and industry trends, and a published author, Yogesh holds a patent in the field of neural networks. He earned a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Dmitri Tcherevik
Chief Technology Officer, Progress

As CTO, Dmitri Tcherevik leads Progress’ vision and technology strategy for cognitive applications across its product portfolio. As a core member of the Progress executive team, he not only executes upon Progress’ technology road map, but leads future technology efforts including incubation projects, technology M&A and strategic alliances. Dmitri is an industry innovator with a proven track record of creating and evangelizing game-changing technology strategies. He’s at once a hands-on engineer, strategist and practical go to market expert, with exceptional skills in devising and implementing technology strategy for emerging technologies.

Dmitri is a serial entrepreneur, having founded two successful technology start-ups—MightyMeeting and Infostoria (acquired by Fatwire in 2007). Dmitri served as CTO at FatWire, where he helped to define the market around Web Experience Management, until its strategic sale to Oracle in 2010. Prior to FatWire, Dmitri led emerging technology development at CA. He carries specialties in the areas of mobile apps and platforms, cloud services, collaboration, web experience management and enterprise application integration. He also has a background in machine learning, having contributed to development of a groundbreaking AI engine used in chess programs and economic forecasting software.

Dmitri majored in applied math and intelligent systems design at the National Nuclear Research University, Moscow, where he graduated with honors.

5 Reasons to Attend

Great Keynotes

Technology pioneers from NASA, TVH and other leading organizations, as well as key industry analysts and Progress execs


150 Sessions

Build your agenda with topics ranging from mobility to UI and web—and everything OpenEdge


Tech Expo

See the latest and greatest from Progress and leading partners on the expo floor


Boston in Spring

With temps in the 70s and the city in full bloom, enjoy everything historic Boston has to offer from lobster to world class shopping



Dinners, receptions and more to relax and enjoy and network


2018 Sponsors

Join organizations like these and reap the benefits of exposure to application development leaders


Infor is an enterprise software provider and strategic technology partner for more than 90,000 organizations worldwide. Our software is purpose-built for specific industries, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress—for individuals, for businesses, and across networks. We believe in the beauty of work, the importance of relationships, and the power of ideas to drive significant positive change.


Born out of the rigorous requirements of the financial services industry in 1987, today ISCorp has global reach and deep expertise across Healthcare, Financial Services, and Manufacturing. At ISCorp we are proud to carry the distinction of Progress Service Provider Partner and the designation of preferred private cloud hosting partner for North America.


  • SIMPLE – turn-key operations, application, and customer onboarding
  • SECURE – protecting corporate reputations through industry-exceeding security, compliance, and audit standards
  • RELIABLE – enterprise-class resiliency with 100% platform up-time since our beginning
  • COST-EFFECTIVE – predictable costs aligned with your go-to-market

For almost 25 years we have been helping companies transition to SaaS, engaging at the executive level, solving pricing, sales, and end user adoption.

Let us help you put focus back on your business.


Modernizing large and complex Progress applications can be difficult. Servoy knows this because we have helped many companies with our platform while keeping their existing business logic and backend in place. Our platform enables you to rapidly create and deploy a superior UX and a modern HTML5 frontend for your Progress app. With Servoy’s Appsurance program, software companies can be confident that their job will be completed in a fixed timeframe and budget. If you have a complex Progress application that you are looking to modernize, you owe it to yourself to come talk to us to find out how we can make your transition to cloud, mobile and responsive a sure success.

American Eagle

Americaneagle.com, a proud Sitefinity Elite Solution partner, is a dynamic digital agency dedicated to providing the highest quality website design, development, hosting, strategic consulting, and post-launch support services available, delivered with pride and excellence. With 400+ Internet professionals in offices nationwide and 75+ certified Sitefinity professionals, Americaneagle.com is a family owned, privately held company with a long history of profitability and stability. Since 1995, Americaneagle.com has developed more than 6,000 total solutions for a wide range of clients, including extensive experience implementing and deploying hundreds of Sitefinity sites across all verticals and business sizes. For more information visit www.americaneagle.com


TOTVS is the top provider of business solutions for companies of all sizes, providing management software solutions, collaboration and productivity platforms, hardware and consulting services, with absolute leadership in the SMB market in Latin America. The Company was the first IT company in Latin America to go public, and it is listed on Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo - B3 Novo Mercado segment, under the ticker TOTS3.With over 50% market share in Brazil, it is ranked by Interbrand as the 20st most valuable brand in Brazil. TOTVS is present in 41 countries with more than R$2 billion in revenues and 7.9 thousand employees. For further information, visit www.totvs.com.


ROC Commerce, the complete omni-channel commerce solution, is the leading enterprise ecommerce platform for both B2C and B2B customers. The platform was designed with client success in mind – designed to produce strong revenues, increase profitability, and deliver a maximum return on investment. For more information visit www.roccommerce.com.


Siteimprove transforms the way organizations manage and deliver their digital presence. With the Siteimprove Intelligence Platform, you gain complete visibility and deep insights, empowering you and your team to act with certainty. Imagine the day where every aspect of your digital presence operates as intended: your brand is consistent, errors are a thing of the past, and website issues are always prioritized. With Siteimprove by their side, more than 6,000 organizations around the world outperform the status quo every day. For more information visit https://siteimprove.com.


Ucommerce is a powerful .NET based ecommerce platform that is seamlessly integrated into four industry leading web content management systems.

Ever since our foundation in 2009, our philosophy was to create an open platform by default, extensible by design for each unique commerce project. Currently we are the leading platform for content and commerce designed to grow with your business needs. So whether it is a simple storefront or selling complex solutions that require multilingual, multi storefront, multi currency and millions of different price points, Ucommerce has it covered. Whether you are a B2B or B2C, with complicated discounting, Ucommerce platform will support you and enable you to succeed.


Cyberscience has been delivering powerful business intelligence solutions to OpenEdge partners and customers for over 20 years. Cyberquery, our flagship product, addresses the full spectrum of business intelligence requirements by providing an easy-to-use, high performance reporting and analytics system. Cyberquery helps you to leverage your entire IT investment by enabling information to be easily accessed and distributed, providing the right information, to the right people, at the right time. That's the power of Cyberquery.

Logi Analytics

Logi empowers companies to embed analytics into the fabric of their organizations and products – enabling anyone to analyze data, share insights, and make informed decisions. With Logi, product teams create analytic applications that are purpose-built to users’ unique roles and skills and infused within existing workflows and security models.

More than 1,800 customers worldwide rely on Logi Analytics. The company is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Learn more at www.logianalytics.com and join the conversation @LogiAnalytics.

Sterling B2B Group

Sterling B2B Group is the industry leading payment processor dedicated solely to helping B2B companies receive payments. We automate cost reduction and increase cash flow with streamlined payment processes while leveraging our proprietary Interchange Management® Technology to assure the lowest overall cost on every transaction.


Adistec has become a leading Value Added Distributor in Latin America and the Caribbean by providing IT Solutions 100% through resellers. We have a professional team specialized in Datacenter and Security and a portfolio of leading brands.

We power our partner’s business through 4 Business Units:

  1. Distribution
  2. Education
  3. Cloud Solutions
  4. Professional Services

QAD is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial manufacturing industries.


Nisum is a preferred advisor to leading Fortune 500 brands, and is a global business & technology consulting firm. Nisum enables transformation for industry-leading brands, building strong omnichannel commerce solutions between B2B and B2C clients and their customers via advanced technologies. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Southern California Nisum serves their clients by focusing on their motto Building Success Together®. At the intersection of business and technology, Nisum's strategy, management and technical expertise results in integrated solutions that deliver real and measurable growth.

Why ProTop? Why White Star Software?
We’re different…we’re better

At White Star Software, OpenEdge databases are our only focus. We’ve lived and breathed the Progress DBA life for 30 years and we still love it. Our tools are built by DBAs for DBAs and when you work with us, you can be confident that no matter your needs, a senior DBA will be there to help you.

ProTop, the Best OpenEdge Monitoring Tool in the Galaxy

We built ProTop to help our customers avoid costly downtime through comprehensive and proactive monitoring of their OpenEdge environments. If it’s important, our agents monitor it, while consuming an insignificant amount of system resources.


Roundtable Software delivers the leading Software Configuration Management solution for Progress OpenEdge development. Fortune 500 companies to SMBs worldwide trust Roundtable TSMS and its complementary solutions to manage the entire software development lifecycle of their proprietary and purchased applications. Our solutions reduce time-to-market, improve product quality, and ensure IT compliance.


Consultingwerk supports application partners and end customers by providing consulting services for every phase of application development and modernization projects throughout the lifetime of a business application. We are the leading provider of independent OpenEdge development tools for application modernization, application architecture, OpenEdge GUI for .NET, Mobile and Web applications.

App Technologies, Inc.

App Technologies is a software development services provider to the Progress Software markets. We specialize in developing integrated web-based business applications utilizing our proven web business application development framework. From initial design through development and deployment, we provide organizations with the proven experience to successfully enhance their business application platforms.


Accedia specializes in application development and consulting in the areas of digital transformation, big data & analytics, cloud and IoT. With offices in Boston, MA and Palo Alto, CA, Accedia is one of the fastest growing Bulgarian technology companies and a renowned Progress Service Delivery Partner. For more information visit: http://accedia.com/

Smooth Fusion

Smooth Fusion creates usable, secure, and elegant custom software while striving to make the process painless for our customers. Implementing Microsoft technologies for more than 17 years, and Sitefinity CMS for nearly a decade, Smooth Fusion serves well-known brands from coast to coast and is ready to serve you.

Bayshore Solutions

Bayshore Solutions is an end-to-end digital growth agency that provides customized branding, web development, e-commerce, hosting, and digital marketing solutions for medium to large enterprise companies seeking to grow their business by utilizing an evolving methodology built over 20 years and implemented by a specialized, cross-functional team.

New Venture Software

New Venture Software is a first-class software consultancy and a Progress Telerik DevTools, KendoUI, NativeScript and Sitefinity Professional Services Partner, specializing in helping global enterprises solve complex problems using digital technologies.


JKT – a Global IT services company providing value-driven services & solutions.

A Progress Gold Service Delivery Partner and a market leader in providing end-to-end application, database, integration and legacy transformation services to multiple industry domains.

MAKING BEST OF INDUSTRY 4.0 WORKS FOR YOU. For more info, visit www.jktech.com


Athracian is a solutions provider for the Web Content Management space. With the core of the team having 30+ years of combined experience in developing the Progress Sitefinity CMS, the company has unique advantage in providing bespoke solutions for wide range of verticals and scenarios that apply for the enterprise.

How can digital companies scale content creation without sacrificing quality?

nDash’s software and service solutions exist to help great brands tell their story more effectively and consistently. How? By recruiting, building and managing a world-class writing team on your behalf.

Why nDash?

nDash provides content creation software and services to the world's leading brands. Backed by a community of expert writers, the nDash platform has helped companies like LinkedIn, Hitachi, and HubSpot scale their content creation without sacrificing quality. To learn more about our software and service offering - and to see why we've achieved a 90% customer satisfaction score - please visit www.ndash.co/NEXT.


Xweb is a company whose objective is to integrate information and communication technology solutions, giving value to its customers through a chain of distributors.



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