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John Newton To Keynote At The Information Governance Conference 2016

Co-Founder, CTO, & Chairman of Alfresco Software and Co-Founder of Documentum To Keynote The Leading Conference on Information Governance

John NewtonAugust 23, 2016, Providence, RI - The Information Coalition, the driving force behind the Information Governance Conference is absolutely honored to announce the addition of John Newton, Co-Founder, CTO, and Chairman of Alfresco Software, as well as Co-Founder of Documentum, as a Keynote speaker at The Information Governance Conference 2016.

John Newton, a major figure in the enterprise information space, co-founded two of the most important companies and products in the information profession, Alfresco and Documentum. His experience in starting those companies and leading much of the direction of the profession for since he started Documentum in 1990.

“John Newton is one of our industry’s most important voices,” says Information Coalition President, Nick Inglis, “I am absolutely honored that John Newton has chosen to cross the pond to share with our audience. In addition to founding two of the most influential products in our industry, Alfresco and Documentum, Newton has been a fierce advocate for Open Source software and standards, a perspective that our audience will appreciate. For over 25 years, John Newton has been at or near the epicenter of every major development of our profession. It is with great pleasure that we are able to host him for The Information Governance Conference 2016.”

Newton says of the opportunity, “It is always a great opportunity to speak to such an engaged community of strategic thinking information professionals. I’m honored to be joining the Information Governance Conference as a Keynote speaker this year.”

John Newton will be a Keynote Speaker at The Information Governance Conference 2016, October 11-12, 2016 in Providence, RI at the Rhode Island Convention Center.


The Information Coalition advances community-driven best practices in enterprise information. Founded in response to specific requests, we provide collaborative, hands-on, and specific resources to enable you to best reduce risk and increase the value of your information and processes.
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The Information Governance Conference is the premier event on Information Governance. Now in its’ third year, the event features the top minds in the profession helping to define and deliver best practices in driving information strategy in companies. The event is hailed as an innovative experience and will be held on October 11-12, 2016 in Providence, RI at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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Alfresco Software provides modern enterprise content management (ECM) software built on open standards that enables organizations to unlock the power of their business-critical content. With the controls that IT demands and the simplicity that end users love, Alfresco's open source technology enables global organizations to collaborate more effectively across cloud, mobile, hybrid and on-premise environments. Innovating at the intersection of content, collaboration and business process, Alfresco’s software manages over seven billion documents, powering the daily tasks of more than 11 million users worldwide. Select Alfresco customers include: Amnesty International, Cisco, DAB Bank, FOX, NASA, PGA Tour, and Sony Entertainment. Founded in 2005, Alfresco’s U.S. headquarters are in San Mateo, California and European headquarters are in Maidenhead, UK. Please visit us at

Contact Information:

For The Information Coalition -

Name: Rich Mesquita, VP, Operations, Information Coalition
Phone: 203-309-6639

For Alfresco Software -

Name: Danielle Cook, Global PR Manager, Alfresco Software​
Phone: 925-367-7593​