HOUSTON--PROS, the world’s leader in pricing and revenue optimization science and software, announces Microsoft as Partner and Platinum Sponsor at the 2007 PROS Pricing Excellence Summit to be held on April 22-24, 2007, at the InterContinental Hotel in Houston, Texas.
Laura Preslan, Worldwide Industry Director for CRM, ERP, and SCM for the Manufacturing Industry, will be representing Microsoft as a featured speaker at the event. In conjunction with her responsibility for guiding Microsoft’s overall vision and strategy for Customer Relationship Management in the Manufacturing industry, she will deliver a presentation on how to achieve lasting value from a pricing excellence transformation.
“We are honored to have Microsoft as a partner for the 2007 Pricing Excellence Summit,” stated Jeff Robinson, PROS Vice President of Pricing Solutions. “This demonstrates their commitment to help companies adopt best-in-class pricing solutions, which deliver high return on investment. Laura Preslan has a wealth of experience in this arena, and she is a fantastic speaker.”
Andres Reiner, PROS Vice President of Development, further commented, “Leveraging Microsoft’s strengths in collaboration and connectivity to extend and integrate our pricing solutions to the information worker and across diverse line-of-business applications creates highly responsive and comprehensive end-to-end processes for our customers. This is key to our technology roadmap.”
The PROS Pricing Excellence Summit is designed to help executives of Fortune 1000 companies increase profits through best practices in pricing strategies and processes. The lectures and networking sessions will focus on how companies can create world-class pricing capabilities that generate extraordinary margin improvements. Attendees represent marketing, sales, product management, operations, product development, finance, business strategy, and top management.
PROS is the world’s leader in pricing and revenue optimization solutions with over 280 deployed solutions across 12 major industries, optimizing millions of pricing decisions every day. PROS has more than 120 clients in 50 countries.
The PROS mission is to maximize the revenue of each client using PROS world-leading revenue optimization science, enterprise profit optimization, and pricing optimization solutions. PROS clients report substantial annual incremental revenue and operating profit increases as a result of demand forecasting and revenue optimization. PROS solutions forecast demand, optimize inventory, and provide dynamic pricing optimization to maximize revenue.
Founded in 1985 in Houston, Texas, PROS has 32 straight quarters of profitability, in large part due to the intellectual capital of its staff. Over 100 of PROS professional staff have advanced degrees including over 20 Ph.D.s, and the staff speaks a cumulative total of 26 languages.
To learn more about pricing and revenue management, please visit www.prospricing.com.