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Penton's Vice President of Engineering, John Paul, to Share Insights on How to Simplify Data Manipulation and Display

Data is a Strategic Asset as Penton Launches New Data/Digital/Mobile Solutions

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John K. Paul, Penton's Vice President of Engineering, will be sharing his insights on using programming and tools to simplify data manipulation and display at a number of renowned conferences in the coming months. Paul is part of Penton's newly recruited world-class digital product engineering executive team focused on platform consolidation, architecture and integrating new techniques into the professional information services company's product plans.

Paul will be speaking at the JSConf Brazil 2014 on April 25th in Fortaleza, Brazil, on JavaScript, the premier language for interactive data visualizations on the web. He will encourage engineer attendees to utilize a new version of JavaScript with advanced features that simplify data manipulation and display.

Paul is set to speak at Penn State's Web Conference 2014 on June 9th in State College, Pennsylvania on how to confidently build JavaScript applications utilizing tools and techniques typically used in combination with other programming languages, as well as how to build systems that self-check for bugs.

On July 9th, Paul will discuss ways to utilize libraries built in competing module systems within a single application, specifically focusing on d3, a data visualization library at DevCon5 in New York.

He is also scheduled to speak at Midwest JS in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 14th.

"We are focused on developing, curating and managing our data using the most innovative technologies that will take our business to the next level and bring the most insightful content and workflow solutions to our audience. I am looking forward to sharing my firsthand knowledge of the tools that will help businesses get the most out of their data," says Paul.

Paul is a highly regarded industry leader with significant expertise in the application of new digital technology and the integration and development of professional teams within traditional businesses.  His more recent work includes serving as the Lead Technical Architect for Conde Nast; Vice President of Engineering for Avagen Ventures; and, Vice President of Development for Sense of Fashion.

About Penton
Penton is a leading professional information services company that engages and informs millions of professionals every day, helping them grow and solve their most critical business challenges. As a provider of critical workflow solutions and insightful content, marketing services and networking, Penton helps businesses do business in five core growth markets: agriculture, transportation, natural products/food, infrastructure, and industrial design/manufacturing

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.

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