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Event to be held October 21 at the Georgia Aquarium

ATLANTA, GA.-- September 19th, 2016--The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that Marc B. Lautenbach , CEO with Pitney Bowes, as its keynote speaker for Excalibur Awards, which recognizes businesses throughout the state that have taken advantage of technology to conquer the competition.

Lautenbach will speak at the October 21, 2016 Excalibur Award's breakfast, held at the Georgia Aquarium with Platinum sponsor ASAP. 

"TAG is honored to have such a distinguished keynote speaker," said Tino Mantella, president of TAG.  "At first glance, a casual observer may not see the connection between innovation and an established company like Pitney Bowes.  Marc will be able to display that perception by discussing how his company is experience quantum change through innovative uses of technology.”

Marc was appointed President and CEO in December 2012.  Before Joining Pitney Bowes, Marc spent 27 years at IBM.  Marc’s tenure at IBM included senior positions, leading the consulting and systems integration business in North America, sales in the Americas, and leading the small and medium business globally.  In addition, Marc held senior executive positions in IBM Asia Pacific.

Marc was elected to the Campbell’s Soup Company Board of Directors in June 2014.  He is also a member of Catalyst, Inc., and a member of the board of Trustees at Denison University.

Marc graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa at Denison University in 1983 and went on to receive an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1985.

The Excalibur Awards breakfast is nearly sold-out with more than 500 people registered to attend. Follow the conversation on Twitter by following the hashtag #TAGExcalibur.

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About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

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