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Michael Rogers, the Practical Futurist, to Keynote at RevAmerica 2015 - U.S. IT & BPO Onshoring Conference
Rogers’ keynote to focus on how U.S. can stay ahead of the innovation curve

Walnut Creek, CA (Mar 24, 2015)Ahilia Inc., a global services, outsourcing and technology marketing consultancy, today announced that Michael Rogers, a technology pioneer, author and journalist, will keynote at RevAmerica 2015, the only national conference dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing (onshoring) of IT and BPO services.

Michael Rogers, whose work has ranged from serving as Futurist-In-Residence for The New York Times to writing the popular Practical Futurist column for MSNBC, speaks and consults for clients worldwide, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, and is a frequent guest on radio and television. His keynote at RevAmerica 2015, sponsored by CGI, will touch on how the U.S. can continue to harness its innovation edge in the global economy.

"We are very excited to have Michael Rogers as a keynote speaker at RevAmerica 2015,” said Amrita T. Joshi, CEO of Ahilia Inc. and event producer. “As a renowned journalist who combines real life business experience with technology acumen, Michael is ideal to speak on America’s future role in global technology innovation. His presentation on the future of the virtual workplace is sure to be very insightful.”

“Onshoring as it relates to global competitiveness is a very timely topic given the disruptive forces of technology today,” said Michael Rogers. “I‘m looking forward to discussing the key emerging trends that will provide new competitive advantages for U.S. service delivery with the RevAmerica audience.”

RevAmerica 2015 will feature other speakers including industry experts and thought leaders and
has garnered support from industry-leading organizations including Diamond Sponsor Louisiana Economic Development,  Gold Sponsors Eagle Creek Software Services, Onshore Outsourcing and Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), Luncheon Sponsor Genesis10 and Break Sponsor WNS.

The conference will be held May 5-7, 2015 at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel and features leading analysts, IT and BPO executive experts and government officials who will provide insights on incorporating onshoring into a global sourcing strategy, the role of technology innovation and education in the U.S. and attracting global services companies to the U.S.  In addition to compelling conference sessions, attendees can participate in a full-day site visit comprising tours to service delivery centers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, LA. The visit lets attendees experience firsthand how domestic sourcing delivery centers are setup successfully in lower cost locations.

For a detailed event agenda, to register or for more information please visit www.RevAmerica2015.com.

About RevAmerica

The goal of RevAmerica is to educate buyers, service providers and government agencies about U.S. outsourcing as well as be a resource for all things related to IT and BPO domestic sourcing, including vendor information, location information and related industry content. RevAmerica 2015 is the organization’s annual national event dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing and covers major themes such as incorporating onshoring into a global sourcing strategy, technology innovation and science and technology education. To learn more, please visit www.revamerica.com.

About Ahilia, Inc.

Ahilia is a marketing consulting firm focused on the global services, outsourcing, and technology industries. Ahilia specializes in knowledge-based marketing and has advised companies and government agencies on projects such as market assessments, influencer management and services definition. Ahilia’s in-depth knowledge of the global IT, BPO and Technology Services industries is what differentiates them from other consulting firms and marketing agencies. In the area of domestic sourcing, the company has worked on multiple engagements across the United States covering location assessments, city/regional location marketing and promotion of domestic sourcing vendors. Founded in 2007, Ahilia services its global client base from its offices in Walnut Creek, CA and Bangalore, India. To learn more, please visit www.ahilia.com.

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Juliana Gidwani
Ahilia Inc.
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