WSO2 VP to Present Session on Leveraging APIs, Identity and Analytics to Fuel Digital Business Innovation at Gartner Catalyst Conference 2015

Presentation will examine real-world examples of how enterprises are linking API message streams to real-time analytics and creating a reactive digital environment

Mountain View, CA – August 6, 2015 – When enterprises analyze business activity and data through an identity lens, innovative business opportunities surface. At the Gartner Catalyst Conference 2015, WSO2 Vice President of Platform Evangelism Chris Haddad will explore how to take advantage of APIs, identity and analytics to achieve a digital environment and optimize business revenue growth.

WSO2 is a Platinum Sponsor of Gartner Catalyst, being held August 10-13, 2015 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego in San Diego, CA.

The presentation, “WSO2: APIs, Identity, and Analytics to Fuel Digital Business Innovation,” will run 3:05 – 3:50 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 in Seaport E. Chris will begin by discussing how to eclipse competitors by blending context, intent and action into an organization’s architecture. He then will examine real-world examples of how WSO2 customers are linking API message streams to real-time analytics and creating a reactive digital environment. Additionally, Chris will explore how this digital environment fuels business scenarios that optimize business processes, increase customer satisfaction, and drive revenue growth.

About the Presenter

Chris Haddad is vice president of platform evangelism at WSO2. He works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives, as well as WSO2's engineering team, to increase adoption of WSO2 open source technology, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. Prior to joining WSO2, Chris led research teams as a research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment.

Integrated Open Source Approach to the Connected Business

The WSO2 booth at Gartner Catalyst Conference 2015 will have experts available to discuss the synergistic, integrated approach of WSO2’s 100% open source platforms in addressing the technology demands of competing in a connected world, including the cloud, API management, the management and security of mobile and Internet of Things devices, big data analytics, and DevOps. Among the WSO2 solutions are products from the comprehensive WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform—including WSO2 Identity Server, WSO2 API Manager, WSO2 API Cloud, WSO2 Private PaaS, and the WSO2 App Factory cloud-enabled DevOps platform.

Significantly, all WSO2 solutions are built on the same fully componentized, OSGI-compliant code base. As a result, developers can easily deploy and customize any of these WSO2 products and the 175-plus components on which they are comprised, providing greater flexibility and agility to meet changing enterprise demands. In addition to WSO2 cloud platforms, all WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware products also are fully multitenant and cloud-ready. This means IT professionals can write an application once and deploy it on the same middleware on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.

About Gartner Catalyst

The Gartner Catalyst Conference is a must-attend event for technologists tasked with developing and executing strategies to leverage mobile, cloud and big data to drive operational effectiveness towards a competitive advantage. Providing several intensive days of research-focused sessions, analyst predictions and peer-to-peer interaction and hands-on workshops, Catalyst—as the name implies—is about driving meaningful change in the industry and within organizations. Visit to learn more.

About WSO2

WSO2 delivers on the promise of the connected business with the only completely integrated enterprise platform that enables businesses to build, integrate and manage their APIs, applications, and Web services on-premises, in the cloud, and on mobile devices. Leading enterprise customers worldwide rely on WSO2’s award-winning 100% open source platform and its robust governance and DevOps functionality for their mission-critical applications. Today, these businesses represent nearly every sector: health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more. Visit or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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