Winners of App Throwdown Contest to Present at SugarCon 2012

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Six Developers Will Present SugarCRM Apps Live, Get Feedback from Industry Analysts

CUPERTINO, Calif. – April 18, 2012 – The most creative and innovative app developers will get their time in the limelight during the App Throwdown at SugarCon 2012 (April 23-26, 2012), the annual conference from SugarCRM, the world’s fastest-growing customer relationship management (CRM) company. After considering numerous entries for the App Throwdown, SugarCRM has announced the six winners, who will demo their apps on April 24 at 3pm:

  • Blake Robertson, Alertus
  • Tony Cappaert, Contactually
  • Danny Mulvihill, Epicom
  • John Morrell, EasyAsk
  • Lou Leporace, NextPrinciples
  • Rosaline Gulati, ActivePrime

The App Throwdown event will allow these talented developers to showcase their creations before SugarCon attendees. During the live three-minute app demos, the following CRM industry analysts and experts will offer commentary on the apps’ usability and functionality within the SugarCRM environment:

  • Paul Greenberg, President, The 56 Group
  • Brent Leary, Founder, CRM Essentials
  • Esteban Kolsky, Founder, thinkJar
  • Denis Pombriant, CEO, Beagle Research Group
  • Lila Tretikov, CIO, SugarCRM

The demos by the six Throwdown winners will be videotaped and made available to the SugarCRM community.

More About SugarCon 2012

SugarCon 2012’s theme is “Explore the Possibilities of CRM,” inspiring attendees to dig deeper into the CRM discipline. In keeping with SugarCRM’s open approach to business, the CRM community, not SugarCRM, built the conference schedule based on attendee suggestions and online voting. The event will offer eight tracks with more than 80 breakout sessions, providing plenty of opportunities for networking.

For more information on SugarCon 2012, visit the event web site. To register for the event, visit the registration page.

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 1,000,000 end users in 192 countries. Over 7,000 organizations 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 and Customer Interaction Solutions.

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.

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

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