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Industry Pioneers to be featured at 2013 Georgia Technology Summit 

Event to focus on "The Global Commerce Revolution: Innovation in Every Interaction"

ATLANTA (February 04, 2013) - The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced today its speaker line-up of industry pioneers for the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS), which will be held on March 20th at the Cobb Galleria.

This year's Summit will focus on "The Global Commerce Revolution: Innovation in Every Interaction" and will feature presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation:

  • Matt Quinlan - Chief Technology Officer, VISA, Inc., will give his insights on the rapid advancement of financial technology in today's marketplace.
  • Ray Kurzweil - American author, inventor, futurist and director of engineering at Google, will share his thoughts on innovation and the future of technology.
  • Bob Metcalfe - Ethernet founder and a leading mind behind the rise of 3Com, will discuss how businesses can advance and differentiate through smarter, technology-based interaction.

In addition to the presentations, 40 new companies will be named to TAG's Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies and the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted at the Summit. 

"For nine years, we have been uniting Georgia's technology community in a day of celebration and learning," said Tino Mantella, president and CEO of TAG. "This year's Summit promises to be the best one yet as it will offer real world insights from some of the leading innovators of the Global Commerce Revolution."

The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,000 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia's technology community.

Corporate Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit are still available, and nominations for the Top 40/Top 10 Most Innovative Companies are being accepted until February 13th.

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit http://www.tagonline.org/georgia-technology-summit.php. Follow the conversation on Twitter by using and tracking #TAGGTS.

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