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Protiviti, Expert Panelists Offer a Blueprint for IPO Readiness at Roundtable Event for Southern California Executives

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Protiviti, Expert Panelists Offer a Blueprint for IPO Readiness at Roundtable Event for Southern California Executives13:04 EDT Thursday, August 16, 2012MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Despite market volatility, it's still possible to execute a successful IPO -- with the right planning. To help guide Southern California companies interested in becoming publicly-traded, Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, is hosting Blueprint for IPO Readiness, a roundtable event featuring experts who will share best practices for IPO preparation.Moderated by Steve Hobbs, a managing director with Protiviti, leaders from Oracle, NASDAQ OMX, and Demand Media will explore how to establish the sustainable operational environment needed for an IPO and how to transform into an agile, adaptable public company. This 90-minute interactive event will highlight:Real-life transformation stories about recent IPOs and lessons learnedNew opportunities in the IPO marketPublic company infrastructure considerationsKey strategies for pre-IPO companies to scale from spreadsheets to ERP systemsWHEN: Thursday, Aug. 23 8:30 ? 9:00 a.m. PDT - registration and breakfast9:00 ? 10:30 a.m. PDT - panel discussionWHERE: Shutters on the Beach1 Pico BoulevardSanta Monica, CAHOW: Space is limited. Please register for this complimentary event www.protiviti.com/events.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090115/AQTH541LOGO)SOURCE ProtivitiFor further information: Kathy Keller, +1-650-234-6252, kathy.keller@protiviti.com