Pegasystems Founder and CEO Alan Trefler to Participate in Mahindra Satyam Customer Connect and MIT CIO Symposium

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – May 4, 2011Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in business process management (BPM) solutions, today announced that Founder and CEO Alan Trefler will speak at two significant thought leadership events to be held at MIT.


Who: Pegasystems Founder and CEO Alan Trefler


What: Trefler will speak on Thursday, May 5 (tomorrow), at Mahindra Satyam’s Customer Connect 2011, in a prominent session titled, “Emerging Business Models in a Connected World”; he will also speak on May 18 at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on a panel titled, “New IT Innovation Models”. 


Where: Customer Connect takes place at the MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, Mass., with portions of the program taking place in other venues.  The Symposium takes place at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Ave, in Cambridge, Mass.


Pega has participated in several Symposiums, now in its eighth year running, and this year, Trefler will join executives on the panel from Hewlett-Packard and Intuit, among others. 


Meanwhile, Pega’s presence at Customer Connect, hosted by Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting and IT services provider and gold partner of Pega, is yet another indicator of the Pega’s growing importance in the partner ecosystem.  Mahindra Satyam and Pega have had a strong partner relationship dating back to 2003.


“At Pega, we focus on marrying rapid innovation with a pragmatic approach in order to meet the needs of the world’s most sophisticated companies,” said Trefler.  “Global organizations are increasingly embarking on significant business transformation initiatives, and a common thread is the key role that automation plays in driving efficiencies and better outcomes.” 


 

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Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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