Brian Grazer, Robert Herjavec, Bill Rancic Added to Dynamic Agenda
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Connect announced the addition of three leading business disruptors
to speak at its upcoming event designed to fuel small business,
accountant and developer success.
Brian Grazer, Robert Herjavec and Bill Rancic will be among the main
stage speakers at the event taking place Nov. 2-4 in San Jose, Calif.
Attendees can still obtain early
bird registration for the conference through Aug. 1.
The newly announced speakers will provide powerful presentations that
draw from each of their entrepreneurial journeys, aimed to inspire and
Grazer, an Academy Award-winning producer and New York Times
best-selling author, has been making movies and television programs
for more than 30 years and co-founded Imagine Entertainment with Ron
Howard. Grazer’s notable film productions include “A Beautiful Mind,”
“Apollo 13” and “American Gangster,” while his television productions
include Fox’s breakout hit “Empire” and Emmy Award-winning series “24”
and “Arrested Development.” His work has been nominated for 42 Oscars
and 158 Emmys, which have grossed over .5 billion in theater, music
and video worldwide. In April 2015, Grazer released his book “A
Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life,” which spent five weeks on
the New York Times bestseller list.
Herjavec, a leading shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit
“Shark Tank,” founded Herjavec Group in 2003, which quickly became one
of North America’s fastest-growing technology companies. His company
is recognized as a global leader in information security for
enterprise-level organizations. Herjavec is the best-selling author of
“Driven” and “The Will to Win.”
Rancic, entrepreneur and winner of the first season of NBC’s
“The Apprentice,” will return to QuickBooks Connect this year to
ignite attendees’ entrepreneurial spirit through his personal journey
as a small business owner. He is a real estate developer, co–owner of
two successful restaurants, co-owner of Xo, G Wine and the author of
multiple books including “You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and
Life,” named a New York Times bestseller.
Newly Designed Accounting Track
QuickBooks Connect adds a series of breakout sessions geared toward
large accounting firms, which Intuit developed exclusively with Gary
Boomer, whose firm, Boomer Consulting, provides consulting services to
leading accounting firms in the areas of leadership, management,
technology and client development.
In total, QuickBooks Connect will offer more than 40 breakout sessions
led by a variety of dynamic and experienced speakers, specifically
designed to help accounting professionals go further, think differently
and embrace the cloud in delivering value-added services for their
clients. A complete list of accountant session speakers and details
about the breakouts and QuickBooks Online Certification sessions can be
Early Bird Tickets Available for a Limited Time
Early bird registration offers a discounted rate of for a Nov. 3
main event pass. 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. Early bird registration ends Aug. 1.
Developers and others interested in multi-day passes should visit the QuickBooks
Connect website for details and pricing.
The full QuickBooks Connect schedule can be found online,
and includes a developer hackathon, a special session on design-driven
thinking and an after party.
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®, Quicken®
and TurboTax®, which make it
easier to manage small
businesses and payroll
finance, and tax
preparation and filing. Mint.com provides
a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money,
while Demandforce® offers
marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries®
and Lacerte® are Intuit’s
leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of .5 billion in its fiscal year
2014. The company has approximately 8,000 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.