Dan Wilson News

U.S. Premiere of THE FROZEN ON THE SQUARE (1982) to Play Akvavit Theatre, 10/9-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Akvavit Theatre, now in its fourth year producing theatrical works that explore the Nordic experience, will present the U.S. premiere of The Frozen on the Square (1982) by Lucas Svensson, translated by Akvavit's Producing Artistic Director Chad Eric Bergman. The show will open October 9 and will run through November 9 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

side project's MILES AWAY Begins Previews 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

As the final play of the side project's 9-show 'Season of Reps,' the company will present the Chicago premiere of Miles Away by Christine Whitley. Directed by Scott Weinstein, the play will start previews August 4th and run in rep with Mike and Seth by Daniel Talbott, directed by Artistic Director Adam Webster. Both plays are hyper-intimate studies of characters at key turning points of their lives. (more...)

Accuvant Co-Founders Named Mountain Desert Region EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Burns and Wilson were selected by an independent panel of judges made up of previous award recipients, leading CEOs and other regional business leaders. (more...)

Sean Watkins 4th Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' Out Today Via Roaring Girl Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek, singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration (WPA). In addition, for the last decade Sean & his sister Sara Watkins (also from Nickel Creek) have hosted a monthly residency at the Hollywood club, Largo, for their popular music show, Watkins Family Hour, which has featured guests such as Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Booker T, Grant Lee Phillips, John C. Reily, among many others. (more...)

Nickel Creek's Sean Watkins Set to Release New Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek, singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration (WPA). (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell, Penny Arcade & More Set for Joe's Pub, 6/4-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced performances from June 4-15, including John Cameron Mitchell, Penny Arcade and more. Check out full details below! (more...)

Accuvant Co-Founders Dan Burns and Dan Wilson Named EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM 2014 Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

“The first step to being a successful entrepreneur is to identify a market need and have a vision for how to address it, but it's equally important to have an actionable plan to turn that idea into a reality,” said Dan Burns, Accuvant's chief executive officer. “We are proud that we have realized our vision to combine industry-leading technology with expert consulting services to address the information security needs of enterprise-class organizations. It's exciting to see the professional and personal risks we and many others have taken are paying off.” (more...)

Continuum's Cloud Console Service Enables Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to Capitalize on the IT Cloud Revolution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

"At Continuum, we understand that the cloud revolution is a disruptive element to the traditional IT services industry and our MSP partners," said Michael George, CEO of Continuum. "With the launch of C3, Continuum is making it possible for MSPs to deliver cloud technology very efficiently to its clients and at the client's pace and readiness, making them relevant in today's cloud economy and solidifying the future of the channel." (more...)

Accuvant Named F5 Networks Application Delivery Networking Partner of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

"This award recognizes the success the Accuvant team has had in delivering services and solutions around F5's broader ADN offerings, while embracing the full suite of F5's software modules to help solve clients' complex business challenges," said Keith McManigal, F5's regional vice president of channel sales for the Americas. "We look forward to working with Accuvant in 2014-especially in the roll out our Synthesis framework which combines high performance services fabric with intelligent services orchestration and simplified business models." (more...)

Accuvant Selected as 2013 FireEye Partner of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

"Accuvant brings a unique combination of in-depth FireEye product knowledge and extensive expertise in malware reverse engineering, binary analysis and software security," said Steve Pataky, FireEye vice president of worldwide channels and alliances. "Our products coupled with Accuvant's capabilities provide a solid platform for reliably detecting, understanding and mitigating malware infections. As a long-time FireEye partner, Accuvant has made significant contributions to our business and we look forward to further strengthening our relationship in the coming year." (more...)

Dan Wilson Set to Release Latest LP, Tour Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Dan Wilson is set to release his new album Love Without Fear on April 15, and the U.K.'s Clash Music is currently premiering the brand new video to the track “A Song Can Be About Anything”—featuring artwork by Wilson—at http://bit.ly/1m8cS0E. (more...)

Accuvant Receives 2013 Bit9 Partner of the Year Award for Third Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

“Once again, Accuvant's exceptional capabilities around the Bit9 Security Platform have proven to be among the best in the industry,” said Ed Filippine, vice president of worldwide sales for Bit9. “Accuvant earned its distinction as one of Bit9's top partners for the third year in a row. The Accuvant team 'gets it,' from the top down. They've played a strategic role in the success of our alliances with FireEye and Palo Alto Networks, winning new Fortune 100 business. We look forward to even greater success in 2014 and beyond.” (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Announce Spring Acoustic Tour; Kicks Off 4/7 in Syracus, NY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Goo Goo Dolls have announced that they will hit the road in April for a spring acoustic tour, called The Otis Midnight Sessions. The shows will be performed in a 'Story Tellers' format that enables the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band to dig deep into an extensive song catalog spanning their nearly 30-year history. It also offers a rare opportunity for fans to see them perform in more intimate settings than the Goos normally visit on their many live treks. (more...)

Jeff Barry, Ryan Shaw & Valerie Simpson to Perform 'A Song Is Born' at Grammy Legacy Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

The GRAMMY Foundation® will host 'A Song Is Born,' the 16th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert (formerly the Music Preservation Project), featuring live musical performances and archival footage from its preservation archives. (more...)

America's Cup Winner Peter Isler to Keynote at Continuum's User Conference
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

“This is a fantastic opportunity for MSPs to network not only with the Continuum team, but also learn and share successful initiatives that are working in the industry with other MSPs,” said Dan Wilson, President/CEO at Waypoint, a global leader in Information Technology Managed Services and Solutions and Continuum partner. “This will be a must-attend user conference next year.” (more...)

Kris Kristofferson, Joy Willams & More to Perform at The Grammy Foundation's A SONG IS BORN Concert, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The GRAMMY Foundation will host 'A Song Is Born,' the 16th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert (formerly the Music Preservation Project), featuring live musical performances and archival footage from its preservation archives on Jan. 23, 2014. Performers include GRAMMY winners Kris Kristofferson, Joy Willams, Paul Williams, and Dan Wilson; and GRAMMY-nominated songwriters Skylar Grey, John Rzeznik, Allen Shamblin, and J.D. Souther, as well as other artists to be announced shortly. The evening's musical director will beDarrell Brown, songwriter/producer and GRAMMY Foundation Board member. Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation, will be in attendance, along with other prominent music industry leaders and members of The Recording Academy. (more...)

Turnpike Troubadours, 15th Anniversary Celebration and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Joe's Pub has announced its lineup for this week, November 4-10, 2013, featuring Son Lux, Griffin House, Turnpike Troubadours, Polkabjorn & Kleine Heine, Ed Kowalczyk, Words & Music by Dan Wilson Co-Presented with WFUV, Mark Olson, The Hot Sardines, Never Sleep Alone, Marcelle Davies-Lashley, Joe's Pub 15th Anniversary Celebration featuring Bridgett Everett: Rock Bottom a Night to Benefit New York Voices, Nora York: Water Water Everywhere / Nay Any Drop to Drink, and The Joey Arias Experience. Details below! (more...)

SwiftStack to Present at OpenStack Summit Hong Kong 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

During the session “Global Clusters with OpenStack Swift,” Arnold will give a live demonstration of the latest feature of OpenStack Swift – global clusters, showing how Swift can be used for disaster recovery and multi-site access to reduce application latency. He will also participate in a joint session with Dan Wilson, senior manager of global infrastructure architecture at Concur, the global leader in integrated travel and expense management, who will provide details regarding Concur's application and use of storage, and why they chose SwiftStack. (more...)

New Medallia Mobile 2 Application Empowers Employees on the Go to Improve the Customer Experience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Medallia (www.medallia.com), the global leader in SaaS Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, today launched a new smartphone application that pushes customer feedback and recovery actions directly to mobile devices, empowering frontline employees to improve the customer experience. Compatible with iOS and Android, Medallia Mobile 2 is available at both Apple iTunes and Google Play online stores. (more...)

Full Support for Global Clusters Now Available in OpenStack Object Storage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

'Key to OpenStack's success will be a robust ecosystem of global technology leaders backing the project,' said Mike Werner, senior director, Global Ecosystems, Red Hat. 'We are pleased to collaborate with SwiftStack through Red Hat's OpenStack ecosystem on OpenStack's advancement in the enterprise.' (more...)

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