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May08
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote Customer Panel

Yogesh-Gupta
Yogesh Gupta

Chief Executive Officer, Progress

Bio:

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.


Sessions:

Tue, 07 May | 8:40 AM - 9:25 AM

Progress: Accelerating Digital Innovation

In today’s digital economy, traditional industry boundaries have vanished creating opportunities for new entrants and challenges for incumbents. In this session, Progress CEO Yogesh Gupta examines the impact of digital disruption and how leading organizations are using Progress technologies to deliver innovative omni-channel experiences that bolsters their business. You’ll see technology in action and hear directly from customers about how they are building out the applications of the future.
Wed, 08 May | 2:05 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote Customer Panel

Join Yogesh Gupta, Progress CEO, and Loren Jarrett, Progress CMO, as they co-moderate a high-energy panel session with our customer keynote speakers, drilling down into both the business and technology successes and challenges of their work and the things all of us can take away from their experiences.
Loren-Jarrett
Loren Jarrett

Chief Marketing Officer, Progress

Bio:

As Chief Marketing Officer, Loren is responsible for driving Progress’ global marketing and strategy, applying her strong strategic, analytical and go-to-market skills to propel new growth for the business. Loren is excited by the opportunity to build on the company’s strong commitment to its core business and to capture and deliver on the emerging market for the business applications of tomorrow. 

A growth-stage CMO, Loren’s passion is to develop and execute on winning strategies for driving the next phase of growth for companies. Loren brings an impressive track record to her work at Progress. Most recently as Chief Marketing Officer at Acquia, she drove creation of a predictable and scalable demand generation model, launched new positioning and accelerated Acquia’s leadership position with analysts. As CMO of Kaseya, Loren built a global marketing team focused on digital marketing and high-velocity demand generation. At FatWire, leading both Marketing and Product Management, Loren drove redefinition of the company’s positioning and product direction, doubling the size of the business and leading to a strategic sale to Oracle. Earlier, Loren also held leadership positions at CA Technologies, Oracle and American Express.

Loren holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA from Yale University.


Sessions:

Tue, 07 May | 8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Opening remarks and introductions from Loren Jarrett, Chief Marketing Officer.
Wed, 08 May | 2:05 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote Customer Panel

Join Yogesh Gupta, Progress CEO, and Loren Jarrett, Progress CMO, as they co-moderate a high-energy panel session with our customer keynote speakers, drilling down into both the business and technology successes and challenges of their work and the things all of us can take away from their experiences.
Thu, 09 May | 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Progress Executive Roundtable

Join Progress CMO Loren Jarrett as she moderates this lively session featuring “anything goes” audience questions for Progress executives. Feel free to ask product, technology, or business questions. Please submit your questions ahead of time on the ProgressNEXT 2019 mobile app or leave written questions at the information desk.

Join Yogesh Gupta, Progress CEO, and Loren Jarrett, Progress CMO, as they co-moderate a high-energy panel session with our customer keynote speakers, drilling down into both the business and technology successes and challenges of their work and the things all of us can take away from their experiences.
Audience

Business

Session Type

Presentation

Topic

Strategy

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