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Armando Escalante, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Deliver Keynote Address at 14th Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase

November 9, 2011 —

New York, New York – Armando Escalante, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions will deliver a keynote address at the 14th Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase organized by The Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida (EDC) on November 10 in Deerfield Beach, Fl. His presentation will focus on trends in the technology and "Big Data" analytics sector for entrepreneurs.

The Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase brings business leaders and entrepreneurs together to discuss strategies and factors to create entrepreneurial success in the technology sector. The Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase is organized by EDC , which is a nonprofit organization that assists emerging science and technology companies.

As SVP and CTO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Mr. Escalante is responsible for technology development, R&D, Information Systems, Security and Operations. Mr. Escalante is also head of HPCC Systems from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. HPCC Systems is an open source, enterprise-proven solution to process and deliver Big Data analytics.

Previously, Mr. Escalante served in multiple senior level positions with different companies, including: Bell Labs, EPSON America, Vignette and Unisys Corp.

Mr. Escalante has a degree in Electronics Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar, a Master of Science in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA from West Coast University. He also serves on several Boards.

November 10, 2011

9:15a.m. ET

Deerfield Beach Boca Raton Hilton
100 Fairway Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

About HPCC Systems(TM)
HPCC Systems(TM) from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions offers a proven, data-intensive supercomputing platform designed for the enterprise to process and deliver Big Data analytical problems. As an alternative to Hadoop and mainframes, HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming language, two processing platforms and a single architecture for efficient processing. Customers, such as financial institutions, insurance carriers, insurance companies, law enforcement agencies, federal government and other enterprise-class organizations leverage the HPCC Systems technology through LexisNexis® products and services. For more information, visit

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions ( is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

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