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Challenge-The-Expert Panel

"IBM's Portal Strategy: Portal Website
Directions & Partnering Opportunities"

By Mr. Larry Bowden
Vice President, e-Portal Solutions
IBM Corporation

Open to the Public. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
$20 fee, payable in cash or check day of program.
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Registration & Networking.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Program. Beverage and light food will be served.
Registration highly recommended due to limited seating.
Beverage and light food will be served.

Click here for Larry Bowdens' power point presentation in PDF format.
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At this program, Challenge-the-Expert, come hear about IBM's portal strategy during the first hour from Mr. Bowden. Audience participants, during the second hour, will have the opportunity to interact with Mr. Bowden and question him on how IBM can assist your company with its Website and portal needs. Partnering opportunities with IBM will also be highlighted during the evening.

Larry Bowden is Vice President, e-Portal Solutions, IBM Corporation, where he is responsible for leading IBM's Portal strategy, development, marketing, partnerships, and services. Prior to taking on his current role, Mr. Bowden was director of development for IBM Content Management products at Santa Teresa Laboratories where he directed a virtual development laboratory distributed across several large and small development sites and a significant work from home population. Previously, he was IBM Director of Marketing for Data Management where he focused on launching IBM Business Intelligence, Document Management, and DB2 Universal Database initiatives.

A native of California, Mr. Bowden first began working for IBM in San Jose as a Co-Op out of high school and was hired into IBM Research after benefiting from the IBM education programs to acquire his college training while working full time for IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Denver. He currently works out of the Silicon Valley area in the IBM Santa Teresa facility.

IBM ( strives to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices, and microelectronics. IBM's worldwide network of solutions and service professionals translate these advanced technologies into business value for its customers.

Registration by email is no longer being accepted. Those interested in attending should come to the Center this evening and register at the door.