May 15, 2013

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Anaplan Holds First Annual Customer Event

Global Customers Across a Variety of Industries to Speak at Anaplan’s Hub 2013 Conference

San Francisco – May 15, 2013 – Anaplan, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based modeling and planning solutions for finance and operations, today announced that it will be holding its first annual user conference in San Francisco on May 22-23, 2013 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Led by Anaplan’s CEO Fred Laluyaux and co-founder Michael Gould, a pioneer of in-memory computing, the event brings together Anaplan customers and industry experts to discuss how social, technological, and market forces are converging to redefine the way organizations model and plan for the future.

Attendees will learn from several Anaplan customers around the world representing a broad range of industries including retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG), healthcare, media, and technology. Innovative and forward-thinking approaches to connecting finance, operations, and sales will be shared by a new generation of business leaders from Pandora, McAfee, HealthTrust, Serena Software, Wind River, 2degrees, and Air Asia Expedia.

“Hub is no ordinary tech conference – it is a collaborative and educational town-hall meeting where customers, partners, and independent experts will share how they are working together in new and powerful ways,” said Fred Laluyaux, CEO at Anaplan. “We’re especially pleased to have so many passionate customers across virtually every major industry participating and are eagerly looking forward to gaining new perspectives on Anaplan’s disruptive impact on business and technology.”

Hub attendees will also have the opportunity to hear Jane Buckingham, Founder and CEO of Trendera, who will present a keynote on how business environments are changing with the rise of “Generation Y” in the workforce. The best-selling author will focus on how business technology is adapting to the changing requirements of its new users.

Additionally, Accenture Managing Director, Robert Bergstrom will speak about how to take a more dynamic approach to business planning in the midst of global economic volatility. An expert on “scenario-based” performance management, he will provide practical advice on the benefits of using “what if” analysis in the business decision-making process.

To learn more about Anaplan Hub 2013 sessions and speakers and to register for the event, visit

About Anaplan
Anaplan is a cloud-based, in-memory modeling and planning platform for finance, sales, and operations. Its applications enable business users across organizations to intuitively and dynamically test and operationalize their plans, manage complex multi-dimensional models, collaborate across functions and regions, and share insights and content via the built-in community.

Anaplan and its partners have introduced a series of packages for finance, marketing, operations, human resources, as well as a complete sales performance management application suite, which includes quota, territory and commissions management, real-time quote, and price optimization.

Anaplan is funded by Granite Ventures, Shasta Ventures and Meritech Capital Partners. Anaplan was awarded the Gartner Cool Vendor Award in 2012 and Ventana Research Technology Operational Innovation Award for Sales Management in 2012.

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