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Freakonomics Co-Author Stephen J. Dubner to Headline Zycus Horizon 2015 Procurement Conference

By Business Wire News   


Zycus, the leading source-to-pay procurement solutions provider, announced today that award-winning author, journalist, radio and TV personality Stephen J. Dubner will deliver the keynote address at its Horizon 2015 procurement leadership conference. The conference will convene on October 4-6, 2015 at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, GA.

Dubner is best known as co-author of the books Freakonomics, SuperFreakonomics, and Think Like a Freak. First published in 2005, Freakonomics became an instant global bestseller and cultural phenomenon. The book spent eight years on the New York Times bestseller list. Dubner’s books have sold more than seven million copies in more than 40 countries. Dubner and co-author Steven D. Levitt also maintain the wildly popular Freakonomics blog, which has been called “the most readable economics blog in the universe,” and produce a No. 1-ranked podcast with more than 5 million monthly downloads.

Horizon – now entering its fourth year – carries a four-part focus on learning, sharing, networking, and unwinding. The three-day, two-night conference attracts more than 200 procurement leaders, professionals, analysts and industry experts each year. Companies represented at Horizon 2014 and returning for multiple years include Advanced Micro Devices, Celgene Corporation, Coca-Cola Refreshments, The TJX Companies, NiSource, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, InterDent, Tennant Company, Cargill, The Mosaic Company and many more. In response to huge interest from past and potential new attendees, Zycus has already opened advance registration for the 2015 Horizon event and is offering a special early-bird discount to all who register by May 15.

“Horizon continues to grow and expand its reputation as a must-attend procurement leadership event,” says Zycus CEO and founder Aatish Dedhia. “This is down to our intense focus on planning highly relevant agendas exploring top-of-mind procurement subjects, sourcing first-rate speakers, selecting great venues, and creating plenty of unique and compelling performance benchmarking and networking opportunities for our guests. We are immensely gratified by the growing and global interest in Horizon and are delighted to be hosting Stephen J. Dubner as our keynote speaker for 2015.”

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About Zycus

Zycus is a leading global provider of procurement software suite comprising of modules for both the upstream and the downstream parts of the Source-to-Pay cycle. Our product portfolio includes applications for strategic procurement- Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management and Financial Savings Management and operational procurement- eProcurement, eInvoicing. Our spirit of innovation and our passion to help procurement create greater business impact is reflected among the hundreds of procurement solution deployments that we have undertaken over the years. We are proud to have as our clients, some of the best-of-breed companies across verticals like Manufacturing, Automotive, Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas, Food Processing, Electronics, Telecommunications, Chemicals, Health and Pharma, Education and more.

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