Monday, August 16, 2004

Opening Session

They haven't announced exactly where TechWave 2005 will be, but John did indicate during the opening session that we're returning to the west coast.

John Chen, Sybase CEO, laid out some arguments that is finally the year when wireless (unwired) technologies will take off.

John Chen delivering keynot

John Davis, the Vice President for Solutions for Intel, talked about some of the initiative that involve a combination of Inteal and Sybase technology. That involved brining a physician by the name of Juan Jose Ferreris to discuss how he uses a Sybase based technology (MediNotes).

IBM keynote speakers

Brian Vink, Vice President of Marketing for iAnyWhere made the 2004 Innovator Award Winners: Gavril Nanaziashvili of MediNotes and John Greisz of DB Microware.

Cindy Bean, ISUG President, made the 2004 ISUG Achievement Award to Sethu Meenakshisunderam (Sybase director of engineering for the Data Management Group), Luc Van der Veurt (former ISUG president and current member at large) and myself.

1 comment:

Roy Kiesler [TeamSybase] said...

It's Vegas, baby!