July 3, 2008
Business Data 2.0: Jigsaw CEO and Co-Founder to Join LinkedIn and Visible Path in Roundtable Discussion at Social Networking Conference 2008, Friday, July 11
Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.com), a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global membership, today announced that Jim Fowler, CEO and co-founder of Jigsaw, will participate on the panel discussion "Business Social Networking and the Changing Nature of Data" at Social Networking Conference 2008 (SNC2008) in San Francisco on Friday, July 11 at 2:15 pm PDT.
What began as a tool for connecting peers and social groups online, the value of social networking has now found its hold in the business world as enterprises and business professionals alike are using these strategies for efficient and effective returns. Along with Antony Brydon, former CEO and founder of Visible Path and Brandon Duncan director of engineering at LinkedIn, in this panel, Fowler will discuss how Web 2.0 and social networking tools are driving the changing face of business data and why companies must get on board in order to compete in a competitive marketplace. Focusing on moving the industry forward, Fowler will weigh in on the qualities that make for successful business online networking tools and what to expect in future innovations.
Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.com) is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global membership. Today, the Jigsaw community and more than 500 enterprises use the Jigsaw directory to access information for 8 million business contacts and 1 million companies. Jigsaw delivers low-cost and easy access to high-value business information that can be used to identify key decision makers and people for purposes such as sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and is funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.