Rudy Giuliani and Ray Kurzweil to keynote JDA FOCUS 2013

February 28, 2013

Annual user’s conference to showcase proven solutions and leading practices in supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce. JDA Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company, today announced that Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City (1993 – 2001), and Ray Kurzweil, one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers and futurists, will keynote JDA FOCUS 2013, May 5-8 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center. Kurzweil will speak Monday, May 6, with Giuliani scheduled for Tuesday, May 7.

“A culture of entrepreneurial innovation and empowered leadership are the hallmarks of any great company, which is why we proudly welcome Rudy Giuliani and Ray Kurzweil to FOCUS this year,” said JDA Chief Executive Officer Hamish Brewer. “FOCUS attendees from a broad cross section of industries, regions and professions come to FOCUS to be inspired and learn how they can make a difference within their own companies. Rudy Giuliani and Ray Kurzweil possess the ideas, expertise and world view that will plant the seeds of possibility, allowing them to envision new paths to success through innovation and leadership, and make a difference within their own companies and careers. We are very much looking forward to having them share their ideas and experiences with us.” […]