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House Theatre of Chicago's SEASON ON THE LINE Will Now Open 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago presents Season on the Line, the first production of the company's 13th season, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Friday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Oct. 26. (more...)

Robert Rose, Chief Strategy Officer for the Content Marketing Institute, Presents: Getting the B2B Story Straight - Aligning Both Story and Data for Optimal Content Marke
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Many struggle with how to best approach building a content marketing strategy. In fact, a recent Forrester Research study showed 85 percent of marketers cannot attribute business value to content activity. This recently recorded TreeHouse Interactive webinar featuring Robert Rose, chief strategy officer for the Content Marketing Institute, reveals best practices for building and maintaining a strong content marketing program and demonstrates how technology can be used to execute on content marketing strategy, based on these three key ideas: (more...)

Julia Louis-Dreyful & Kevin Spacey Have a True 'Role Reversal' for Cover of EW!
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

On the dueling covers, Louis-Dreyfus poses as Spacey's 'House of Cards' character Frank Underwood, while Spacey gives his take on 'Veep's Selina Meyer. (more...)

MMA and adidas publish The Mobile Marketing Playbook to Drive Global Marketing Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile marketing industry, in partnership with adidas, a global leader in the sporting goods industry, today announced the release of The Mobile Marketing Playbook. Created as a tool for brands and agencies, this resource aims to explain when, where and how companies can consistently use mobile around the globe as core to their marketing efforts. The playbook also provides insight on how marketers can understand the impact mobile has in the marketing mix. (more...)

Jason Durr to Star as Poirot in BLACK COFFEE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Heartbeat's Jason Durr stars as Agatha Christie character, Hercule Poirot, in Black Coffee at New Victoria Theatre, starting August 14. Joining Durr is Harry Potter actress Georgina Leonidas, Not Going Out's Deborah Grand, and Coronation Street's Oliver Mellor, Peak Practice's Gary Mavers, and Soldier Soldier's Ben Nealon. (more...)

AbTech Holdings Signs Exclusive License Agreement for Highly Cost-Effective Heavy Metals Removal Media
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ('AbTech' or the 'Company'), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced it has signed an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Synanomet, LLC ('Synanomet'), an Arkansas-based private company that holds exclusive patent rights from University of Arkansas at Little Rock ('UALR') relating to the manufacturing and use of certain nanostructured materials of interest to AbTech for heavy metal removal. (more...)

CareSource Appoints New Member to Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan, is pleased to welcome Dr. David Kaelber, MD, Ph.D., MPH, to the CareSource Board of Trustees. (more...)

VentureBeat Announces Sixth Annual GamesBeat Conference in San Francisco, September 15 & 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

'Last year, we talked about the 'Battle Royal' as barriers between the different industry segments came down,' said Dean Takahashi, co-founder and lead writer for GamesBeat. 'Now, in the bid for 'Total World Domination,' the competition to become the biggest global gaming company is wide open. This year's event will mark who's winning and who's losing the battle. And it will also introduce this year's hottest gaming startup via our 'Innovation Showdown Competition.' (more...)

Practice Fusion Further Expands Executive Team with Chief Commercial Officer and VP of Pharmaceutical Partnerships Hires
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Practice Fusion, the country's largest cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, today announced the addition to its executive team of Tom Langan as the company's chief commercial officer and Joe Priest as the company's vice president of pharmaceutical partnerships. On the heels of Practice Fusion's recent hire of Robert Park as its chief financial officer, this marks a further expansion of the company's executive bench. With the addition of two industry veterans, these hires are a sign of the company's commitment to continue growing its offerings for enterprise partners. (more...)

Navitas Systems Announces Promotion of Mil Ovan to President
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

WOODRIDGE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Navitas Systems LLC (, a leading provider of energy-enabled system solutions, energy storage products, and power electronics for commercial, industrial and government/military customers, has named Mil Ovan as President, effective immediately. Ovan has over thirty years of experience in bringing innovative new-to-the-world products to global markets, with the most recent twelve years as a founder and CEO of energy storage and renewable energy companies.   (more...)

MMA 2014 Regional Smarties Shortlist Announced For LATAM And North America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade group for mobile marketing, today released the finalists for the coveted 2014 Regional Smarties Awards for both LATAM and North America. (more...)

Ira Gilbert Releases New Book on Leading a Church
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

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Yandex Announces Changes in the Senior Management Team
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

MOSCOW and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Yandex (Nasdaq:YNDX), one of the largest European internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, has today announced changes in its senior management team. (more...)

IZEA Names LeAnn Hitchcock Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the pioneer and market leader in sponsored social, today announced the appointment of LeAnn Hitchcock as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Hitchcock began working with IZEA as a consultant in November 2011, where she was responsible for SEC compliance, filings and coordinating the audit process with IZEA's independent auditors. She was named IZEA's interim CFO in June 2013. (more...)

VMware Teams With Docker, Google and Pivotal to Simplify Enterprise Adoption of Containers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Today at VMworld® 2014, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced joint initiatives with Docker, Google and Pivotal to help enterprises run and manage container-based applications on a common platform at scale in private, public and hybrid clouds. The collaboration will enable enterprises to leverage their existing VMware infrastructure as a unified, scalable and secure platform for running and managing enterprise applications whether in a container or a virtual machine or a container within a virtual machine in a platform as a service. (more...)

O2 Media'' Announces New Show Access Health'' to Air This Fall on Lifetime'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ O2 Media, the leader in branded entertainment and a full-service broadcast media production company, is pleased to announce the launch of its fifth show, Access Health, a new magazine style health and wellness series hosted by Ereka Vetrini. The series is scheduled to premiere in the fourth quarter of 2014 on the Lifetime channel. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014


Tarragon Theatre Opens Its 2014-2015 Season with AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 9/24-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Tarragon Theatre launches its 2014-15 season with an English-language rendition of Florian Borchmeyer's and Thomas Ostermeier's celebrated adaptation and production of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen. In what promises to be one of the most exciting events of the theatre season in Toronto, this contemporary mirror for our times previews fromSeptember 16, opens September 24 and runs to October 26 in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Chris Faulkner Announces 'The Fracking Truth'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 'The US will never run out of oil and natural gas. NEVER. Same goes for the rest of the world. Won't happen.' (more...)

Crunchy Data Solutions Boosts its Position in Open Source Database Development In U.S. Government with Addition of Stephen Frost as Chief Technology Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C. and WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. today announced the addition of Stephen Frost as Chief Technology Officer, a move that will strengthen the company's role in providing open source database technology and services to the U.S. Government. (more...)

Suntech Power Holdings Provides Update With Respect to Restructuring in Europe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (OTC: STPFQ) (the 'Company' or 'Suntech') today announced that the Schaffhausen Cantonal Court's order of July 16, 2014, approving the Dividend Agreement to resolve the creditor claims of Suntech Power International Ltd. ('SPI') became effective as of August 8, 2014. A corresponding publication was made in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce on August 15, 2014. (more...)

Innovation Pioneers Gather in New York City this December for the Chief Innovation Officer Summit.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Ten years ago, a Chief Innovation Officer was not a clear role in companies even though ideation, collaboration & thought leadership was happening. Today many leading companies are hiring Chief Innovation Officers, or at least senior executives, to lead and grow the management of this essential function. Why has this role only emerged recently, and what do they do? (more...)

Aaron's, Inc. Appoints Gilbert L. Danielson Interim CEO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Gilbert L. Danielson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective following the retirement of Ronald W. Allen as the Company's Chief Executive Officer on August 31, 2014, which was previously announced. (more...)

Venture Technologies Merges with ISC, Acquires SAT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

RIDGELAND, Miss., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Venture Technologies announced today that its merger with Information Systems Consulting, Inc. (ISC), headquartered in Denver, Colo., is complete. The newly formed company will continue to operate under the name of Venture Technologies. This transaction creates a leading technology and cloud solutions provider, consistent with the emergence of hybrid technology partners. The company is differentiated by its technical expertise, commitment to customer service and operational excellence. As a result of the consolidation, Venture will operate three data centers, including Venture's VTCloud in Jackson, Miss. Concurrent with the merger, it was also announced that the acquisition of Strategic Allied Technologies (SAT) in Birmingham, Ala. was complete. SAT is a strong solutions provider that augments Venture's expertise and capabilities in the Southeast. (more...)

PlaceIQ Adds BlueKai Co-Founder and CEO Omar Tawakol to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ PlaceIQ, the company building more accurate audiences with location, time and real-world behavior, today announced that Omar Tawakol, co-founder and CEO of BlueKai, has joined its Board of Directors. (more...)

Opportunities for Funding: U.S.-Israel Cooperation in Innovative Technologies - Stimulates, Promotes and Supports Industrial R&D
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Chally Group Worldwide and Chief Executive Magazine Launch Study to Identify 2015 Best Companies and Best Practices in Leadership Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Chally Group Worldwide announces the launch of the Global Leadership Research, featuring Chief Executive Magazine's 9th annual "Best Companies for Leaders", the premier ongoing study that examines key trends in best practices for leadership development. (more...)

BWW Interviews: MSMT Talks FOOTLOOSE and 2014 Season
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 21, 2014

In the last of its 'Peek Behind the Curtain' series, Maine State Music Theatre presented a lively talkback which highlighted the company's final production of Footloose, as well as touching on the intern program, a review of the 2014 season and a preview of the coming 2015 lineup. Broadway World local editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold interviewed Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, Audience Services Manager Susie Sharp, Resident Sound Designer Colin Whitely, Footloose principal David Ruprecht, and MSMT 'Angels' Judie Lemons and Bill Heaphy. (more...)

Premier Provider of Weather Promotion Insurance, Spectrum Weather And Specialty Insurance, Joins Jewelers of America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc., a leading domestic broker of weather insurance, prize insurance, and other promotion-related insurance, has become a Supplier Member of the Jewelers of America. Serving the weather insurance and prize indemnity needs for retail jewelers across the U.S., Spectrum will develop a greater role in providing for the weather promotion insurance needs of Jewelers of America Members. (more...)

Richard A. 'Dick' Anderson Joins Intrinsically Safe Mobility Specialists, Airo Wireless
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

ATLANTA, GA - Airo Wireless, manufacturer of market-leading Intrinsically Safe industrial smartphones, tablets and handheld computers for hazardous environments, announces Richard A. 'Dick' Anderson has joined the company as the Special Advisor to Airo Wireless CEO, Thomas P. Ventulett.  (more...)

Citrix Cites Strong Customer Demand For Comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Management
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

According to Gartner, mobile is among the top three CIO spending priorities in 20141, and Citrix is seeing a trend that organizations are increasingly taking a more strategic approach to enterprise mobility. More than 80 percent of Citrix mobile platforms sales are from customers opting for XenMobile Enterprise, the EMM offering and a core component of a mobile workspace solution, versus the standalone MDM product. Organizations are choosing XenMobile because it offers the most comprehensive EMM solution to manage and secure mobile apps, data and devices combined with the broadest set of business-class productivity apps. Unique to XenMobile, these business-class mobile apps are intelligently designed and integrated to provide intuitive workflows, greatly improving end user experience when using multiple enterprise mobile apps together. XenMobile also provides the most complete and feature-rich enterprise file sync and sharing capabilities through Citrix ShareFile. (more...)

InfoZen Completes Initial Phase of NASA Web Services Cloud Migration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ InfoZen, a leading cloud broker and integrator that provides mission-critical IT services to the public sector, announced today that it has completed the first phase of NASA's WESTPrime web migration to a new cloud-based open source content management system powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). InfoZen successfully migrated 110 NASA websites and applications, including, and over one million pieces of content to the new cloud environment in just 22 weeks. The move is saving NASA more than 25 percent in monthly operations and maintenance costs and has streamlined application modernization within a secure, FedRAMP-compliant environment. (more...)

MIT Technology Review Reveals Annual Innovators Under 35 List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Today, MIT Technology Review releases its annual list of Innovators Under 35 ( Since 1999, the global media company has annually recognized exceptionally talented young technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. (more...)

Quanttus' David He is Recognized as an Honoree of MIT Technology Review's Annual INNOVATORS UNDER 35 List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

“I am honored to be acknowledged on this prestigious list,” says Dr. He. “We are on the verge of an exciting new future in personal health. Our team at Quanttus is focused on turning our sensor innovation into something much bigger – new discoveries about our heart and how our lifestyles affect our body.” (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014


MMA Global 2014 Smarties Shortlist Unveils The Best In Mobile Marketing From Around The Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ As mobile technology and capabilities advance; creativity, innovation and impressive results in mobile marketing set the stage for a future of what's possible. After weeks of pre-screening from a panel of leading marketers and mobile experts, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) today released the finalists for the coveted 2014 Global Smarties Awards. (more...)

Imperva Appoints Anthony J. Bettencourt As New President and CEO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

“We are very excited to welcome Anthony to Imperva. He was chosen for his distinguished track record of executive leadership, as well as his ability to build highly effective organizations. Anthony has demonstrated an ability to drive shareholder value in competitive market segments and he brings experience driving technology excellence and global growth,” Mr. Kramer commented, “I look forward to working with Anthony and am confident that he is the right person to lead Imperva on the next stage of growth.” (more...)

Kulicke & Soffa Appoints Garrett E. Pierce as Chairman of the Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Mr. Pierce has served on the K&S Board of Directors since 2005 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is The Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, positions he has held since 2000. (more...)

Ebony Maze Promotions to Present New Urban Jazz Party With Bob Baldwin,Walter Beasley and Tom Browne, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Ebony Maze Promotions presents New Urban Jazz Party featuring Bob Baldwin, Walter Beasley, and Tom Browne on Friday, August 22 for the next concert in their Summer Smooth Jazz Series. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Welcomes New Director of Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

After a national search, Playwrights Horizons announced today the appointment of Kyle Sircus as the institution's new Director of Marketing. Beginning Monday, September 22, Mr. Sircus will join the acclaimed theater company direct from Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, CA, where he currently serves as Marketing Manager, a position created especially for him in July 2012. Mr. Sircus will lead the theater company's seven-person Marketing Department. (more...)

US Cyber Defense and Former State Department Advisors to Speak at ISACA Security Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Keynote Speaker Curtis KS Levinson, CDP, CISSP, MBCP, CCSK, United States cyber defense advisor to NATO, will present "Digital Doomsday-What Happens to Facebook If the World Ends?" Levinson has more than 25 years of experience in cybersecurity, information governance and continuity of operations. He has served two US presidents, two chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and The Chief justice. Additionally, he has been selected by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to represent the US as an advisory subject matter expert on cyber defense. Levinson will help attendees prepare for the inevitable and look at how fighting the cybersecurity battle involves learning, adapting and using intelligence and creativity. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ORPHANS - An ethical journey of worth
by Brett Considine - Aug 14, 2014

Orphans is a chilling ethical journey of three family members who ultimately find that they are alone and faced with an unenviable path to repentance. (more...)

arvato Appoints Chief Information Security Officer to Support Growing UK Public Sector Business
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Chris will be responsible for driving arvato's information security strategy and implementing a best practice, holistic approach to security governance, risk management and compliance, working alongside arvato's existing information security team. He'll also oversee the security strategy, assurance and accreditation of arvato's programmes with central and local government clients, and provide cyber security consulting services across public and private sector organisations. (more...)

The Grove Theatre to Open ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Grove Theatre announces the opening of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest on Friday, September 12th at 7:29 pm and runs on weekends through September 28th. (more...)

BioTime Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results and Recent Developments
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

“We are pleased with our success to date in building toward our goal of developing both near-term commercial applications of our technologies and maintaining our focus on the power of pluripotent stem cells to create innovative human therapeutics,” said Dr. Michael D. West, BioTime's Chief Executive Officer. “Near-term product development underway includes our subsidiary OncoCyte Corporation's three cancer diagnostic products undergoing clinical studies, mobile health product development in our subsidiary LifeMap Solutions, Inc., our Renevia pivotal clinical trial in Europe, steps to prepare for the marketing of our recently FDA-cleared wound healing product Premvia, and growing research product sales by our ESI BIO division.” (more...)

Scoop: NY MED on ABC - Thursday, August 14, 2014
by - Aug 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on NY MED, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 14, 2014! (more...)

360fly Closes $17.8 Million in Series B Round Funding with Qualcomm as Latest Investor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 360fly, a revolutionary single-lens camera and software platform that captures stitch-less 360-degree video, today announced the closure of a $17.8 million Series B financing round. Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture capital group, Qualcomm Ventures, joins lead investor Catterton, Voxx International (VOXX) and Steve Altman, former President and Vice Chairman of Qualcomm Incorporated, as primary investors of 360fly. (more...)

Kenneth P. Pages, M.D. Named Review Concierge Top Doc in Psychiatry
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Review Concierge announced today that it is awarding Dr. Kenneth P. Pages the distinction of Top Doc in Psychiatry. (more...)

Hexaware Appoints R. Srikrishna as Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

JAMESBURG, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services announced the appointment of R. Srikrishna as The Chief Executive officer. (more...)

Rick Hamada to Join Keysight Technologies Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Hamada is The Chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of Avnet Inc., positions he has held since July 2011. As CEO of Avnet, Mr. Hamada is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of day-to-day operations of one of the largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. Prior to his current role, Hamada served as chief operating officer of Avnet since July 2006, and president and chief operating officer since May 2010. (more...)

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