ELC Founder Jonathan Siegel to Keynote at BizConf 2010 on Learning from Failure to Build Your Online Business

ELC Technologies Signs to Co-Sponsor BizConf 2010 for Technology Entrepreneurs, Start-Up Founders, and Thought Leaders

Jacksonville, FL, May 20, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Jonathan Siegel, CEO and founder of ELC Technologies (www.elctech.com), developers of the hottest interactive web applications, will be the opening keynote speaker at this year’s BizConf 2010 (www.bizconf.org), being held at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island from August 4-6. Siegel’s presentation titled “Embracing the F Word” will offer attendees insight into how to find inspiration from failure. ELC Technologies is co-sponsoring this year’s BizConf business learning and networking event along with Hashrocket (www.hashrocket.com).

BizConf is the premier conference for entrepreneurs, start-up visionaries, consultants, and thought leaders in the web development and technology industry. The conference brings together specialists in various fields, providing insider insights on topics such as how to work with behemoth partners, managing client relationships, branding and marketing your startup, business ethics, communications strategies, leveraging your professional network, sidestepping legal pitfalls, and much more. The presentations provide nuts-and-bolts advice and insider tips on how to succeed from entrepreneurs sharing first-hand experience. Whether you are working to mature your tech startup, leading an intrapreneurial start-up team in a large company, or looking for new inspiration for your own business, BizConf will provide you with a wealth of useful business tools and lots of peer feedback.

To kick off this year’s BizConf, serial entrepreneur Jonathan Siegel will offer his views on how to learn from failure in his keynote presentation, “Embracing the F Word.” Jonathan is founder of ELC Technologies and the creative force behind a number of successful online startups, including RightCart, RightScale, and RightSignature. Drawing from his experience with technology startups, Jonathan has learned that there’s a new way of building business today – online, quick-to-market, quick-to-feedback, and quick-to-fail or change. When you combine the right ingredients, the results can be robust and successful

“I love nurturing start-ups and new business ideas, which is why ELC is sponsoring this year’s BizConf event,” said Siegel. “BizConf has become the ‘go-to’ event for technology entrepreneurs who want to learn best practices from their peers and hear about more about new, innovative approaches to technology startups that are driving tomorrow’s businesses. The energy and information you get from BizConf speakers is phenomenal. Peers like Obie Fernandez provide great, actionable insights, and you’ll find yourself seeing new ways to remove obstacles and identify new approaches to success.”

Other presenters scheduled to appear at BizConf include Obie Fernandez, CEO and founder of web design firm Hashrocket; Don Gray, who coaches software developers to new levels of productivity; Siraj Sirajuddin, change management guru for companies like Elemica, ShoreTel, Freddie Mac and Compaq; Corey Haines, noted journeyman software craftsman; and dozens of other successful entrepreneurs.

To register for BizConf 2010 visit www.bizconf.org.

About ELC Technologies
Founded in 1991, ELC Technologies (www.elctech.com), delivers the value of next-generation Web technologies to Global 2000 companies using the power of mobile applications, cloud computing, and software as a service (SaaS). ELC Technologies brings agile development processes to business-critical applications for clients ranging from Cisco to Tribune Interactive to LiveNation. The company is tuned to the latest in web technology and trends. ELC has one of the largest and experienced dynamic languages teams and is focused on launching successful web businesses efficiently and effectively. Short iterations, demos early and often, and constant client communication regarding vision and progress are all part of the ELC promise.

ELC Technologies has is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.

Tom Woolf
Woolf Media & Marketing
(415) 259-5638

ELC Technologies
Tom Woolf
415 259 5638