World Cup Champion Kelley O’Hara to Keynote Acquia Engage

Sixth-annual conference lets attendees learn from and network with digital innovators 

BOSTON — October 8, 2019 — Today, digital experience company Acquia announced its agenda and open registration for Acquia Engage 2019, as well as conference keynote speaker two-time World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Kelley O’Hara, sharing inspirational success stories of overcoming challenges. Held in New Orleans over two days, the conference will connect digital leaders worldwide, allowing them to share their insights and strategies and offer a peek into the future of digital experiences and customer interactions. To register for the conference or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit https://usengage.acquia.com/

Acquia Engage will bring together the leaders of customer experience and transformational change. Digital experience leaders will share their expertise, insights, and secrets to creating customer experiences that move the needle for their businesses. Attendees will learn how the innovative organizations across industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and more, are tackling common challenges to deliver better customer experiences and come out on top.

Acquia Engage

Among the Acquia executives who will be presenting will be CMO Lynne Capozzi, CEO Michael Sullivan, and Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and project lead and Acquia co-founder and CTO. Buytaert will spotlight planned and recently unveiled capabilities within the Acquia Open Digital Experience Platform for developers, marketers and content creators. At the conference, Acquia will also unveil the results of its second annual global survey on the state of the customer experience.

“Digital experience leaders view Acquia Engage as their annual opportunity to connect and discuss how they’re approaching and innovating digital within their organizations and their industries,” Capozzi said. “It’s an unparalleled platform for all of us to learn and to talk about the trends, opportunities and challenges we’re seeing both now and on the horizon.

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The conference agenda features keynote talks from Roy Varghese, CIO of NOAA Fisheries and Heidi Melin, CMO of Workfront. Panel discussions, industry-specific conversations and other sessions—all focused on helping attendees learn how to better develop exceptional digital customer journeys—will be featured. Attendees will also have a chance to see the “Cohesion Challenge,” where a site will be built live in real time using Acquia’s new, low-code website builder Cohesion.

Dave Terry, co-founder of Mediacurrent, an Acquia partner, said, “Acquia Engage is a unique conference opportunity to connect with digital leaders. It has always been a ‘must-attend’ event for Mediacurrent. Acquia does an exceptional job of creating a fun, informative and collaborative forum to share ideas and best practices with global brands that are at the forefront of creating powerful customer experiences.”

Innovative Sponsors Support Acquia Engage

Acquia Engage is supported by a number of innovative, industry-leading sponsors, including VMLY&R, MRM//McCann, Amazon Web Services, Bounteous, Palantir.net, FFW, Mirum, Evolving Web, Cloudflare, Phase2, Third & Grove, R2I, Mediacurrent, Elevated Third, ImageX,  EPAM, Lingotek, Velir, Srijan, IT TrailBlazers, Elastic Path, Sumo Logic, Axelerant, Blue Water, CI&T, MedTouch, Melon, Mobomo, Moonraft Innovation Labs, Blue Fountain Media (a Pactera Company), and Digital Echidna.

To view the agenda or learn more visit usengage.acquia.com.

About Acquia

Acquia is the open digital experience company. We provide the world’s most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms. To learn more, visit acquia.com.

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