DocuSign®, the world’s leading electronic signature solution with more than six million customers, is hosting its customer, partner and developer summit in San Francisco May 16-17, 2011. The company today announced the speaker line up, including Craig LeClair, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, Inc.; Tom Gonser, DocuSign founder and chief strategy officer; and Steve King, DocuSign president and CEO. In addition, select DocuSign customers, partners and developers, including AAA Mid-Atlantic, Extra Space Storage, the GoodLife Team, Qwest, salesforce.com, Security Services Credit Union, Sony and Yamaha are speaking at the event, sharing insights and best practices on how to leverage electronic signature to accelerate the sales cycle, decrease costs, increase contract visibility and control, improve compliance and enhance customer satisfaction.
“DocuSign is revolutionizing the way companies execute business deals, agreements and contracts with the world’s most trusted electronic signature network,” said Steve King, president and chief executive officer at DocuSign. “We’re looking forward to bringing together current and prospective customers, partners and developers to see firsthand how electronic signature is accelerating the speed of business.”
In advance of the Summit, DocuSign is organizing the first ever ESIGN Hackathon, taking place the weekend of May 14-15, 2011. Following 35 non-stop hours of heated competition, judges from Box, DocuSign, Frazier Technology Ventures, salesforce.com, Scale Venture Partners, Second City Ventures, Sigma+Partners and other industry and venture capital leaders will award cash prizes totaling $25,000 (USD) to the developers, entrepreneurs and systems integrators who create the best consumer, enterprise and mobile apps, as well as the most innovative app overall. Key DocuSign ESIGN Hackathon partners include Box, Clearwire, Appirio CloudSpokes, Factual, the GLUE Conference and ProgrammableWeb. The ESIGN Hackathon awards presentation takes place during the evening networking reception at the DocuSign Summit on Monday, May 16, 2011 from 5pm. to 7pm.
“The DocuSign Hackathon is designed to inspire innovation that will help our customers and their industries improve the way they do business,” said Tom Gonser, founder and chief strategy officer at DocuSign. “Moreover, with ninety-nine percent of the Fortune 100 having used DocuSign, it will be a great opportunity for developers to get exposure to some of the largest and most innovative companies in the world who are attending the DocuSign Summit.”
The DocuSign Summit will feature keynote speeches on industry, developer, international and mobile solution trends and training sessions to help customers learn more about managing documented business transactions that require signatures. Key DocuSign Summit partners include Acumen Solutions, Authentify, BigMachines, Cameleon Software, Centerstance, Corridor Consulting, salesforce.com and Xactly. For more detailed information and a complete agenda, go to docusignsummit.com/.
About DocuSign, Inc.
With more than six million customers, DocuSign (docusign.com) is the world’s most trusted provider of secure electronic document and signature management solutions—accessible anytime, anywhere from any Internet-connected device. DocuSign offers customers the easiest, fastest and most secure way to send, sign, track and store documents in the cloud. DocuSign fundamentally improves how people work and connect with each other while accelerating business results by replacing slow, expensive paper transactions with fast, efficient and completely digital solutions. DocuSign’s electronic signature network improves sales cycle times, reduces cost and drives operating efficiencies through end-to-end electronic document and signature management solutions, including forms, signer authentication, data collection, signature capture, workflow automation and document storage—all in the cloud. For more information, visit the website or call (866) 219-4318. Subscribe to the DocuSign blog at docusign.com/blog and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
*General contest rules, terms and conditions will apply. *ESIGN Hackathon subject to eligibility requirements and additional contest rules, terms and conditions apply.