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Steve Gillmor, TechCrunchIT, to Present at Kynetx Impact Conference, April 27-28, Salt Lake City

Steve Gillmor, editor of TechCrunchIT, producer of the Gillmor Gang and one of the technology industry’s most well-known and pervasive commentators and pundits, will present a keynote address on the client-side web revolution at the Kynetx Impact Conference in Salt Lake City, April 27-28, 2010. Since the premiere Impact Conference last November, Kynetx developers have created more than 900 client-side and platform-independent applications, with many more entering the market in the balance of 2010. The Kynetx platform helps developers create applications that span multiple URLs and devices in response to user context, giving users more control of their web experience.

After an early career as a record producer and filmmaker working with musical artists such as Paul Butterfield, David Sanborn, and members of The Band, Gillmor started contributing to various publications such as BYTE as personal computers emerged as video and music production tools. He served as a contributing editor at InformationWeek Labs and later joined Fawcette Technical Publications as Senior Editor and later as Editor in Chief of Enterprise Development Magazine, and then Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of XML and Java Pro Magazines.

Gillmor later joined InfoWorld Magazine as Test Center Director and back-page columnist. He also served as Editor of eWEEK.com’s Messaging & Collaboration Center and OpEd columnist of eWeek’s print publication. As blogging emerged, he wrote the first blogs for Ziff Davis Media, CMP’s CRN, and CNet’s ZDNet, where he remains a contributing editor. A podcasting pioneer, he developed and hosted the seminal Gillmor Gang podcast with industry notables such as Jon Udell, Dan Farber, Mike Arrington, Jason Calacanis, Michael Vizard, Doc Searls and others. Gillmor has also championed development of industry standards, most notably as co-creator of the attention.xml specification and co-founder of the Attention Trust, a non-profit organization to protect user data rights.

In addition to Steve Gillmor, the conference will feature presentations from iconic industry expert Jon Udell as well as Dr. Phil Windley, Kynetx co-founder and identity and technology lexicon expert Craig Burton.

Kynetx Impact Conference will also unveil a new Kynetx App Marketplace, new Kynetx Rules Language (KRL) integration with Google Calendar data, KRL Events to initiate actions based on events, and a new Kynetx API that developers can plug into their favorite IDE or use to create new types of applications. The cost is just $150 to attend the Kynetx Impact Conference. The event will offer workshops that teach attendees how to create new power applications with the proprietary Kynetx rules-based platform. For more information, visit www.kynetx.com.

About Kynetx

Founded in 2007, Kynetx is a private company that has developed a development platform for applications that understand and respond to user context across any web-enabled device. Developers and businesses can use this platform to quickly mash up data, functions and interface points in order to create the next era of software services and Internet applications.

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