But I was pleased on several fronts:
a) Lots of customers
Zach wove in “large customers who are thinking small” – brands like HP, American Express, Dominos, TGIFridays, Billabong and “unicorns” – highly successful, fast growing. smaller customers – FitBit, Qlik, GoPro, Oakland As among others
b) Focus on Industry trends
Zach emphasized Omni-channel is not just a retail phenomenon. FitBit, on stage talked about how they sell through several B2C and B2B channels.
He also hinted at a future data aggregated offering citing how LinkedIn has aggregated resumes, and Facebook friends, and presented various metrics in the NetSuite cloud.
c) A Touch of Charity
Always nice of a CEO to touch on something philantrophic and a FitBit driven competition involving the audience fit the bill
d) Several Ahas
Surprise to have Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella show up. NetSuite is doing more with Office365 and the Azure Cloud
A stage in the middle of the audience. Thankfully, all the punches had been thrown this weekend.
The disclosure that he was an early rapper during his days at Stanford.
(Cross-posted @ Deal Architect)