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Emory University Executive to Present App Store Strategy and How School Securely Reaches Students and Providers in Healthcare System; Tufts University Executive to Lead Enterprise Mobility Discussion

BOSTON – March 5, 2015 – Apperian® Inc., the mobile application management (MAM®) company, today announced its Boston Mobility Professionals Meetup for Wednesday, March 11, 2015. During the breakfast and discussion, customer Stephen Wheat, Chief IT Architect at Emory University, will discuss how Emory partnered with Apperian to securely deploy mobile apps using Mobile Application Management to increase faculty, student, and university system healthcare provider productivity and satisfaction. During the meetup, Emory’s Mr. Wheat and Apperian’s SVP Product, Alan Murray, will share best practices for securely distributing critical mobile apps, how to promote the highest levels of adoption, and what private enterprise app stores can do for organizations. In addition, Tom Klejna, Enterprise Architect, and Bill Sivret, Application Development Services Team Lead, from Tufts University will lead a discussion on enterprise mobility. "With over 20 apps reaching everyone from students, to HR, to surgeons, we needed to manage the data and information in more sophisticated ways and connect people to it efficiently," said Stephen Wheat, Chief IT Architect, Emory University. “Mobility presents a huge opportunity, but also a challenge with reaching personal devices we do not own or manage. Apperian has been a great partner in enabling our mobile apps, and by sharing our experience with other organizations we hope to help them move forward with mobility.” About the Boston Mobility Professional Meetup:
  • What: A breakfast reception, interactive discussion on today’s mobility challenges and opportunities and networking with mobility professionals
  • When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 7:45 – 10:00 a.m. ET
  • Where: Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
  • Who: Stephen Wheat, Emory University’s Chief IT Architect, who leads IT architecture initiatives across Emory University and Emory Healthcare, Tom Klejna, Enterprise Architect, and Bill Sivret, Application Development Services Team Lead, from Tufts University, as well as Alan Murray, SVP Product at Apperian
“Our customers and partners are using mobility to transform their organizations across the widest imaginable range of industries and settings,” said Alan Murray, SVP Product of Apperian. “Our mobility meetups bring together professionals on the front-line of mobility to share challenges they are facing and innovative approaches being used to solve them. The knowledge sharing that takes place is a powerful way to spark new ideas to supercharge enterprise mobility initiatives.” To attend the event and learn more about Apperian’s Mobile Application Management platform and Enterprise App Store, please visit About Apperian Apperian is the leading enterprise-class mobile application management and app store platform for the secure delivery of critical apps to 100% of users across an organization. Apperian provides fine-grained security and dynamic policy controls at the individual app level for deployments where mobile device management approaches are not possible or desired, such as BYOD, contract workers and other unmanaged devices. Apperian's easy to use interface offers a private, branded consumer-like enterprise app store that greatly increases mobile app adoption and a comprehensive app management back-end for administrators to easily protect and manage their business apps and data. The company has helped IT and line of business professionals secure and deliver more than 1.5 million enterprise apps to organizations such as Maxim Integrated Products, NVIDIA, Nationwide, New Balance, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Apperian is headquartered in Boston with teams throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit or follow the company on Twitter at @Apperian and LinkedIn at Apperian, Inc. Media Contact: Sarah Borup SHIFT Communications