SugarCRM CEO Larry Augustin to Speak at AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley

CUPERTINO, Calif. – December 12, 2011 – SugarCRM, the world’s fastest-growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, today announced that Larry Augustin, CEO, will be a speaker at a panel on “Growth Opportunities in Building Out the Cloud” at the AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley to be held December 12-14 at The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

Scheduled at 2 P.M. on December 14, the panel will discuss how cloud companies offering scale, mobility and collaboration tools potentially represent the biggest growth prospects in the next several years.

The AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley 2011, “Where Big Ideas Meet Big Money,” brings together cutting-edge Internet entrepreneurs and leaders from the venture capital and private equity community.

Prior to taking the helm at SugarCRM in 2009, Augustin was an angel investor and advisor to early-stage technology companies. Part of the group that coined the term “open source,” Augustin founded VA Linux in 1993, and while serving as its CEO led the company through an initial public offering and also launched SourceForge.net. He currently serves on the boards of Appcelerator and DotNetNuke.

About SugarCRM

SugarCRM makes CRM Simple. As the world's fastest growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, SugarCRM applications have been downloaded more than ten million times and currently serve over 850,000 end users in 192 countries. Over 7,000 customers have chosen SugarCRM's On-Site and Cloud Computing services over proprietary alternatives. SugarCRM has been recognized for its customer success and product innovation by CRM Magazine, InfoWorld, Customer Interaction Solutions and Intelligent Enterprise.

For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll-free in the US, email contact@sugarcrm.com, or visit www.sugarcrm.com. You can also connect with SugarCRM on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Contact:
Elena Annuzzi
SugarCRM
(408) 792-6952
eannuzzi@sugarcrm.com

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