Flexera Features IDC, Simon-Kucher & Partners and other Thought Leaders at SoftSummit 2018 Regional Conferences

Itasca, IL - Sep 11, 2018 - Flexera's hosting SoftSummit, the leading conference addressing software, SaaS and IoT pricing and monetization, Sept. 20 in Los Gatos, CA, and Oct. 11 in Boston-Waltham, MA.

Software suppliers will learn how to grow their digital leadership position, deliver excellent customer experiences and increase revenue from software, digital services and IoT devices. Topics include:

  • Pricing and monetization strategies for SaaS and IoT offerings
  • Successful monetization strategies for subscription businesses
  • The value of usage data and insights for smarter product development and pricing
  • Application security and updates for connected and disconnected devices


  • Monetization in a Post-Sale, On-Demand World – Hybrid Business Models, SaaS Monetization and Customer Growth
  • Software and Device Updates and Insights for Connected and Disconnected Devices
  • Open Source is Everywhere – A Best Practice Guide for Suppliers
  • Monetization Panel, featuring product, pricing and licensing leaders 

IDC’s Mark Thomason, Research Director of Digital Business Models & Monetization

  • The Monetization Ecosystem and Market Trends

Simon-Kucher & Partners’ Josh Bloom, Global Head of Software, Internet & Media; and Andre Weber, Managing Partner USA

  • Maximizing Customer Lifetime Value in Subscription Businesses

Smiths Detection’s Tim Norton, Global Market Director for Ports & Borders

  • Monetizing the Digital Transformation of the Ports & Borders Industry

Summit Healthcare’s Paul Actis, Senior Vice President of Research & Development

  • Client First: Enabling Product Flexibility to Optimize Service and Support Processes

2020 Spaces’ Paul Simacek, Manager of Pricing & Licensing

  • Flexible Monetization in an eCommerce World


  • Matthew Dunkley, Senior Director of Product Management
  • Jeff Luszcz, Vice President of Product Management
  • Scott Niemann, Principal of Product Management 
  • Nicole Segerer, Senior Manager of Product Marketing     
  • Geoff Surkamer, Vice President of Worldwide Producer Sales
  • Cris Wendt, Principal Consultant


  • Sept. 20 from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Toll House Hotel in Los Gatos, CA
  • Oct. 11 from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Westin Waltham in Boston, MA

AGENDA: https://resources.flexera.com/web/pdf/Event-SoftSummit-2018-Brochure.pdf

REGISTER: https://info.flexerasoftware.com/SWM-EVNT-SoftSummit-2018

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About Flexera

Flexera is reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured. We view the software industry as a supply chain, and make the business of buying and selling software and technology asset data more profitable, secure, and effective. Our Monetization and Security solutions help software sellers transform their business models, grow recurring revenues and minimize open source risk. Our Vulnerability and Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions strip waste and unpredictability out of procuring software, helping companies buy only the software and cloud services they need, manage what they have, and reduce compliance and security risk. The Flexera  RightScale multicloud management and cloud cost optimization solutions enable enterprises to drive top-line revenue while optimizing cloud usage to reduce risk and costs. Powering these solutions and the entire software supply chain, Flexera has built the world’s largest and most comprehensive repository of market intelligence on technology assets. In business for 30+ years, our 1300+ employees are passionate about helping our 80,000+ customers generate millions in ROI every year. Visit us at www.flexera.com.

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Clement | Peterson Public Relations

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