AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) - Spiceworks, the vertical network for IT, today announced the Company's vice president of Products, Tabrez Syed, will speak this week at the FutureM conference in Boston. Syed will participate on a panel titled "Future of 'Freemium:' Driving Business or Out of Business?" that will explore the viability of disruptive business models and how free information, software and other relevant content is reshaping how B2B businesses market premium services.

MITX's FutureM conference brings together marketing and technology innovators to discuss and debate the future of marketing. The three-day event features over 100 speakers and attracts more than 3,000 attendees.

Who: Seth Miller, founder and CEO, Miller Systems
Alex Gramling, chief marketing officer, W3 Companies
Dan Schleifer, president and co-founder, ChartIQ
Tabrez Syed, vice president of Products, Spiceworks

What: "Future of 'Freemium:' Driving Business or Out of Business?"

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 9:30 a.m. EDT

Where: The Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115

About Spiceworks
Spiceworks is the vertical network where IT goes to work. The network connects more than 2.5 million IT professionals with over 2,300 technology brands to simplify how IT professionals discover, buy and manage more than $500 billion in technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Shasta Ventures and Austin Ventures. For more information visit

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