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Vice President of Global Foundation Services for eBay to Speak at Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Board of Trustees’ Meeting
Published on Fri, Jun 14, 2013 (12:36 p.m.)World-renowned speaker, Dean Nelson, to address eBay efforts,
efficiencies and investments
(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced today that Dean Nelson, Vice President of Global Foundation Services for eBay Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the June Board of Trustees’ breakfast and networking business meeting.
A world renowned speaker on data and sustainability issues, Nelson will talk about how eBay is using its infrastructure in Las Vegas and all around the world to make e-commerce greener and more efficient. Nelson joined eBay after a long and illustrious tenure with Sun Microsystems, where he was a key player in the development of the data-center industry. Nelson and his company are now using the Switch facilities to store and manage their data.
Nelson’s lecture is scheduled for June 19 in the Acacia Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel, 3960 Las Vegas Boulevard South. A buffet breakfast and networking will begin at 7 a.m., with the business meeting to follow at 7:30 a.m.
Tickets are $40 per person. To reserve a seat, call (702) 791-0000 or e-mail VeronicaT@lvgea.org by June 14. Seating is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
About Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to diversifying the economy in Southern Nevada and building the foundations for long term economic growth. For more information, call 702.791.0000 or visit www.lvgea.org. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is located in The Rob Roy inNEVation Center.
About The Rob Roy inNEVation Center
The Rob Roy inNEVation Center is the first public/private economic diversification effort of its kind, bringing together entrepreneurs, business leaders, mentors, investors, educators and government agencies. The mission is to diversify Nevada’s economy by providing the resources and education necessary to start and grow great companies. The Rob Roy inNEVation Center was developed by Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy. Switch is the developer of the world-renowned SUPERNAP, the largest, best-designed technology ecosystem in the world.
Switch is the developer of the world-renowned SUPERNAPs, the largest, best-designed technology ecosystem in the world. Switch provides the world’s safest colocation, most affordable connectivity and a robust cloud ecosystem. The SUPERNAPs represent innovation, security and reliability for more than 600 global clients—from passionate startups to the world's Fortune 100 powerhouses. Rob Roy, CEO and founder of Switch, is the designer of the Switch SUPERNAPs with more than 218 patented and patent pending claims on data center systems, designs and related industry technologies that have truly changed the data center landscape.
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