ATLANTA (January 27th, 2015) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that John Rossman, author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles of the World’s Most Disruptive Company, will be among the keynote speakers at this year’s 2015 Georgia Technology Summit(GTS) on March 25, 2015.
Mr. Rossman is currently a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Seattle, Washington. In this role he specializes in multi-channel operations scaling, technology strategy and platform enablement in multiple industries including retail, service and public sector clients.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Rossman was Director of Enterprise Services at Amazon.com, responsible for managing worldwide services to enterprise clients such as Target.com, Toys R Us, Sears.ca, Marks and Spencer and the National Basketball Association (NBA).
As Director of Merchant Integration at Amazon.com, Mr. Rossman was responsible for the development of the Merchants @ program, one of the largest B2B networks with thousands of sellers, offering products in new categories such as apparel, sporting goods, consumer electronics, health and beauty and home.
“John has more than 26 years of technology strategy, design, implementation and operating experience, and is considered to be a leading expert on digital disruption,” said TAG President/CEO Tino Mantella. “John presentation perfectly suits our Summit theme for 2015, which is Disruptive Innovations…The Power to Inspire.”
The 2015 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. In addition to presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation, forty new companies will be named to TAG’s Top 40 Innovative Companies and the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.
For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit/
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 25,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.
TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.
TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
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