Leonard Liu, Augmentum Chairman and CEO, to Give Keynote Address at China Computer World CEO & CIO Summit

2007-11-29 09:11 2399

‘New City, Old City’ - A New Paradigm in Innovative Service Delivery

SHANGHAI, China and FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Augmentum, a leading services provider of offshore software product and IT application development, today announced that Dr. Leonard Liu, Augmentum Chairman and CEO, will deliver the event keynote, ‘New City, Old City’, at China Computer World’s (CCW) CEO & CIO Summit 2007, the leading IT industry conference in China. The 2007 Summit and associated conferences are being held in Beijing, China, December 1-2.

This annual gathering of China’s top CEOs and CIOs is the most established and influential IT event in China. Organized by CCW, the China CEO & CIO Summit brings together 2,000 top-level attendees from both the government and private enterprise. Many of these enterprises are leaders in their respective sectors. The theme of the 2007 Summit focuses on two topics: ‘Re-evaluating the China Market’ and ‘IT, Innovation, Development’. The 2007 CEO & CIO Summit will bring together CEOs and CIOs from international and domestic companies to explore trends in the China market and further discuss how to thrive in global competition.

Leonard will explore the root causes of repeated failure of IT solutions from the CEO’s and CIO’s viewpoint. He will further discuss methodologies to address these root causes. Wayne Hom, Augmentum CTO & EVP, will also deliver a keynote address at the annual China Internet Conference during the summit. This year’s focus is on ‘Strategy, Innovation, Competitiveness - New Web Opportunity in the Business Environment’. Wayne’s keynote, “Technology is NOT the Master”, will explore global Web development trends including Web 2.0, User eXperience in software design and development, and beyond.

About Augmentum

Augmentum provides outsourcing leadership for innovation. Augmentum engineers augment their clients’ teams as an extension, utilizing leading edge development tools and technologies, as well as proven processes, to create commercial-quality software. The management team has decades of collective experience outsourcing commercial software and solutions. Augmentum is headquartered in Shanghai and Beijing in China and in Foster City, California. The company has grown to 1,200 people in China out of 1,250 worldwide in four years since its founding and won the inaugural Red Herring Asia Top 100 award in 2005, the Risk Management award at the Gartner China Outsourcing Summit in 2006 and Global Services 100 in 2007. For more information, please visit .

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