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EFI Announces Keynote for EFI Connect

Three-day industry event returns in January at the Wynn Las Vegas.

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Fremont, California-based wide-format printer manufacturer and workflow software developer EFI announces that Jeff Jacobson, president of Xerox Technology, will be a keynote speaker at the EFI Connect 2017 user conference, scheduled for Jan. 17-20 at Wynn Las Vegas.

Jacobson, who will be CEO of Xerox following the completion of the company’s separation into two independent, publicly traded companies, has a lengthy career history as an executive and leader in the graphic arts industry.

In his current role, Jacobson leads Xerox’s technology business and is responsible for worldwide strategy, operations, and product development, manufacturing and distribution. Jacobson joined Xerox in 2012 as the president of Global Graphic Communications Operations. Prior to Xerox, he served as the president and chief executive officer of Presstek, adding the title of chairman in 2009. Previously, Jacobson was chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak Co.‘s graphic communications group. He also served for five years as CEO of Kodak Polychrome Graphics.

“It’s an exciting time in our industry as we usher in new ways for print providers to transform and grow their businesses” Jacobson says. “Disruptive printing technologies, high-value applications and workflow advancements are among the driving forces shaping the future of print and business for customers. I look forward to connecting with industry colleagues and customers at EFI Connect and exploring what the latest industry trends and advancements mean for their businesses.”

A long-time supporter of EFI Connect, Xerox is once again a Platinum Sponsor of EFI Connect.

Other presentations currently scheduled for Connect 2017 include sessions from EFI CEO Guy Gecht, EFI CFO Marc Olin, and Gabriel Matsliach, senior vice president and general manager, EFI Productivity Software. Additional Connect 2017 speakers will be announced in the coming months.

SDG Staff

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