Intuit Adds Goo Goo Dolls to After-party Lineup
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) today announced the addition of Oprah Winfrey
to its lineup of main stage speakers at the upcoming QuickBooks
Connect conference, taking place Nov. 2-4 in San Jose, Calif.
The unique event will unite small businesses, entrepreneurs, accountants
and developers under one roof to educate, connect and inspire them to
take their businesses and skills to the next level.
Winfrey joins a lineup of main stage speakers at QuickBooks Connect,
including Robert Herjavec, a leading shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning
hit “Shark Tank” and founder of Herjavec Group; Jessica Alba, founder
and chief creative officer of The Honest Company; Brian Lee, co-founder
and chief executive officer of The Honest Company; Brian Grazer, Academy
Award-winning producer and co-founder of Imagine Entertainment; Sekou
Andrews, poetic voice and entrepreneur; and Bill Rancic, entrepreneur
and first winner of NBC’s “The Apprentice.” The complete QuickBooks
Connect agenda can be found online.
Winfrey, a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and
actress, has created an unparalleled connection with people around the
world for nearly 30 years. Her accomplishments as a global media leader
and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and
admired figures today. As Chairman and CEO, she’s guiding her cable
network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. She is the founder of O,
The Oprah Magazine and oversees Harpo Films. Winfrey was host of the
award-winning talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for 25 years, a
producer of the Academy Award-winning film “Selma” and is also an
Academy Award-nominated actress for her role in “The Color Purple.” In
2013, Winfrey was awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest
In addition to the main stage presentations on Nov. 3, the three-day
agenda also features breakout sessions targeted at small businesses,
entrepreneurs, accountants and developers, all of which were designed to
provide compelling and informative content.
Intuit Adds Goo Goo Dolls as Musical Headliner
The rock group Goo Goo Dolls will close the main stage day on Nov. 3.
The band formed in 1986 and became known for their No. 1 charting
singles “Name,” “Iris” and “Slide,” all of which were also included in
Billboard’s “Top 100 Pop Songs 1992-2012.” The band’s latest album,
“Magnetic” debuted at No. 8 on Billboard’s “Top 200
Albums” chart, making it the band’s fourth consecutive record to open in
the Top 10.
Attendees can register for a Nov. 3 main event pass for 9. A full
three-day pass, which is good for all accountant breakouts,
certification preparation courses and an accountant-focused kickoff
event on Nov. 2, is 9. Developers and others interested in multi-day
passes should visit the QuickBooks
Connect website for details and pricing.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and
financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for
small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship
products and services include QuickBooks®
which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and
provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their
money while ProSeries®
are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of .2 billion in its fiscal year
2015. The company has approximately 7,700 employees with major offices
in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other
locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
Source: Intuit Inc.