Stephen DuPlessis
 

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This quarter's Xerox Business Solutions Southwest Event is all about learning from the speaker's experience, sharing enthusiasm with like minded professionals and networking   of course. Get updated on the latest industry news and technologies.

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Event Agenda

All sessions are in Central Standard Time(CST)

9am -10am

Amy Stear and Scott Stevenson support our sales and channel organizations with approximately 40 high-end and customized customer/prospect events with content and product demos on the iGen 5 value proposition at the Gil Hatch Center. The impact of being able to demonstrate the iGen 5’s additional fifth colors on real samples as well as its ability to print on thick stock/paperboard for business cards, post cards, point of sale signage, et al. iGen 5 can have white, clear or gamut extension orange, green or blue in its 5th housing.

10am - 11am

Eric Thibodeau has been working in software development and workflow automation for 37 years. Workflow software has never been this strong—or this simple—until now. Freeflow Core intelligently automates and integrates the processing of print jobs, from file preparation to final production, for a touchless workflow that operates easily, adapts effortlessly, scales quickly and delivers consistently. FFC has Accelerator Worflows that can automate CMYK+ file changes.

11am - noon

The world has changed. It demands print applications that transcend CMYK to differentiate and drive growth. The Xerox® Iridesse® Production Press with its Color FLX Technology delivers by using up to six inline print stations that print in a single pass, at rated speed, with spot on color-to-color registration. Join Deana Conyard, Global Marketing Manager, and Scott Stevenson, Innovation Specialist as they present and demonstrate the unlimited potential the Xerox® Iridesse® Production Press can provide your organization.

noon - 1pm

The Color-Logic System™ was developed for brand and product managers, advertising agencies, and consumer product companies. The Color-Logic system creates eye-catching decorative effects that are easily and inexpensively incorporated into packaging, signage, displays, and collateral material, providing product differentiation at every level of a marketing campaign. Join Richard.

1pm - 2pm

The Baltoro HF Inkjet Press unlocks game-changing results with a powerful combination of proven heritage design and new technology innovations. All new Automated Intelligence, a High Fusion Print Engine, extensive feeding and finishing options and easy self-service are just part of a dynamic technology powerhouse that will drive new inkjet applications and opportunities. Join Chris Irick, Worldwide Product Marketing, and Matt Ochs, Innovation Specialist at the Gil Hatch Center, to learn more about this incredible technology.

2pm - 3pm

Xerox has learned it’s not enough to just create revolutionary technology and put it into people’s hands. We have to support its adoption, its daily use…the changes it will make possible. Customers told us that they need additional resources to incorporate that technology into their business. The Genesis Initiative is the result of us taking that message to heart. Our goals are to teach Designers and Creatives—either your in-house ones or the ones you work with—how to design for Beyond CMYK.

3pm - 4pm

Shine and glow with more than a million colors with the Xerox® Adaptive CMYK+ Kit. Swap CMYK toners with specialty colors with the Xerox® Adaptive CMYK Plus Kit. Print traditional digital applications with CMYK. Swap out toners for the Xerox® Vivid Specialty Toner set to run exciting new applications with shimmering metallics, white, and clear. Or swap for the Xerox® Fluorescent Specialty Toner set to create eyestoppingly colorful prints that glow under UV light.

4pm - 5pm

MANY CHANNELS.ONE CONVERSATION. XMPie is the leading technology for engaging your audiences with personalized, relevant communications across Print and Digital media touchpoints. This event was driven with XMPie technology and StoreFlow has the incorporates CMYK+. Join Katie Fisher, Regional Sales Executive, for a presentation and demonstration.

Speaker's Panel

Xerox Business Solutions of the Southwest has assembled experienced professionals for this first Virtual Prroduction Event, which come from different backgrounds but hold the same high level of enthusiasm regarding their work with Beyond CMYK programs, technology, and tools. From design and development to business and strategy everyone will have the opportunity to learn something useful.

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Scott Stevenson

Innovation Specialist at the Gil Hatch

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Eric Thibodeau

Director of Customer and Field Engagement

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Amy Stear

Worldwide Product Marketing Manager

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Chris Irick

Worldwide Product Marketing Manager

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Mark Geeves

Director of Sales & Marketing and Co-Founder

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Kelly Leahy

Americas Field Marketing Manager

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Katie Fisher

XMPie Regional
Sales Executive

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Richard Ainge

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

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Scott Stevenson


Innovation Specialist at Gil Hatch

Scott started his career in Graphic Arts in 1979 at United Life Insurance as journeyman apprentice in Concord NH. Continuing as a cut-sheet Press Operator in many offset shops, continued as a digital press demonstrator for Presstek Corp. and has been at Xerox as an iGen Innovation Specialist at the Gil Hatch Center since 2002 with the iGen3.

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Eric Thibodeau


Director of Customer and Field Engagement

Eric has been in software and workflow development for Xerox for 37 years. He works directly with customers, worldwide, to enable their success with using FreeFlow workflow products and solutions. Activities include understanding customer's existing workflows and helping them to implement improvements. He likes ET given his initials, so I posted a quote for him.

"Some people look up in wonder. Others simply dance among the stars."

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Amy Stear


iGen Worldwide Product Marketing Manager / Global Marketing Communications Manager

Amy manages and enhaces iGen brand perception through the creation of powerful, insights-driven, and concise messaging content with impactful videos, collaterals, and industry-vetted statistics distributed to all channels. Each year, she supports our sales and channel organizations with approximately 40 high-end and customized customer/prospect events with content and product demos on the iGen 5 value proposition at the Gil Hatch Center.

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Chris Irick


Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, Entry Production Inkjet

Chris Irick has been with Xerox for 17 years, the last 9 in Worldwide Product Marketing for High-end Production Color and Inkjet. Chris Irick and Matt Ochs deliver comprehensive and informative presentations on Inkjet and provide expert knowledge on why the Baltoro is the leader in the industry.

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Mark Geeves


Co-Founder & Director of Marketing and Sales

Mark has over 30 years of experience in the measurement and control of color through his work at X-Rite, Color Savvy, BEST Color, Electronics for Imaging (EFI), GretagMacbeth and Ciba. His expertise is bringing new technologies to market on a global basis.

"When I share my knowledge with others I feel that I'm giving back to the community that helped me so much."

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Kelly Leahy


Americas Field Marketing Manager

Kelly Leahy has worked at Xerox since 1998 and has held several several positions within Engineering, Customer Engagement, Sales, Events / Sponsorships and Field Marketing.

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Katie Fisher


Regional Sales Executive

Katie is a 20+ year veteran of the digital printing industry experienced in guiding selections of hardware and software solutions. Throughout her career she has challenged businesses to utilize technology to maximize productivity and optimize revenues. She understands in the ever evolving world of marketing, standing out with personalization, relevancy, and uniquity is paramount.

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses."

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Richard Ainge


Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Richard has over 25 years of prepress experience providing him the knowledge of developing decorative effects and CMYK+ technology, working extensively in the area of metallic printing applications and Adobe plug-in development. Richard was the architect for a metallic based color system, which gained international recognition in the graphic arts marketplace and a wealth of accolades and industry recognized awards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Whom is this event intended for?

This event is organized for businesses and organizations wanting to learn the value in designing, marketing and printing in Beyond CMYK. If you are interested in technology, programs and tools that can improve your communications then this event is for you.

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How much does it cost?

There is no cost except for your time. The return on your time investment will be extraordinary! You will be amazed at the technology and tools that enable Beyond CMYK.

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Why should I come, maybe it's a waste of time?

You should come to this Virtual Production Event because it will be one of the most information packed events on Beyond CMYK this year and you could miss out on impactful technology.

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Can I bring my friend or team mate to the event?

We encourage you to recommend Xerox Business Solutions of the Southwest to all of your friends in the industry and bring them to the event because it's free and they shouldn't miss it for anything.

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Are there any restriction or things I should know about?

Yes you definitely need to leave your preconceptions behind, keep an open mind and enjoy the presentations which have carefully been prepared by our speakers just for you.

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Our Sponsors

MBM Corporation Color-Logic Duplo XMPie Graphic Whizard

Wondering How To Become A Sponsor?

Xerox Business Solutions of the Southwest is offering our partners the opportunity to sponsor any of our virtual events.  Please call Stephen DuPlessis at (512)416-8248  if you are interested in sponsorig this event.