SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced the final agenda for the GraphConnect 2014 San Francisco  conference, taking place on October 22nd at SFJAZZ Center. Sponsored by KeyLines, O'Reilly Media, Pivotal, ThoughtWorks, CrunchBase, and others, GraphConnect is the only conference dedicated to the rapidly growing graph database community, bringing together thought leaders, researchers and developers from around the globe. GraphConnect 2014 SF features Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, and is the largest gathering of graph database enthusiasts in the world with over 700 expected attendees.

This is an important conference in that it addresses a rocketing demand for graph databases, which are the fastest-growing category in database management systems, and which Forrester predicts will reach over 25% of all enterprises by 2017.1

GraphConnect 2014 San Francisco will feature presentations by Emil Eifrem, CEO and Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo Technology. Both speakers are experts in graph databases and co-authors of the popular O'Reilly Media book, 'Graph Databases,' which will also be available at the conference. Additional talks at the conference will come from other graph thought leaders, enthusiasts, and customers discussing various use cases for graphs, including:

  • "How eBay Delivers Even Faster Using Neo4j"
    • Presented by Volker Pacher, Sr. Developer, eBay
  • "Using Graphs for Next-Gen Master Data Management at Pitney Bowes"
    • Presented by Navin Sharma, VP of Product Management, Pitney Bowes
  • "Optimizing an Energy Flow at ConocoPhilips"
    • Presented by Joe Chesak, Sr. Engineering Analyst, ConocoPhillips
  • "The Business Graph"
    • Presented by Kurt Fretag, Head of Product and Engineering, CrunchBase
  • [PANEL] "Graphs in the Enterprise"
    • Presented by eBay, ConocoPhilips, UBS and Pitney Bowes

Other conference highlights include:

  • Sessions by leading graph researchers from companies including FiftyThree, Cambridge Intelligence, Elementum, Tom Sawyer Software, Linkurious, GraphAware, Medium, MediaHound, Polyvore, Wanderu, Neo Technology and more.
  • [PANEL] "Graph Lessons Learned for Startups" presented by FiftyThree, Polyvore, Elementum, CrunchBase and Medium
  • "Impossible is Nothing with Graphs" presented by Jim Webber, Chief Scientist, Neo Technology.

View the full agenda here:

Powered by Neo4j, this year's GraphConnect features KeyLines as the Gold sponsor with additional sponsors including GraphAlchemist, Linkurious, Pivotal, CrunchBase, ThoughtWorks, Tom Sawyer Software, Elementum, GraphStory, MediaHound, GrapheneDB, and O'Reilly Media.

For additional GraphConnect information and registration, visit:

Graph Connect Event Venue:
201 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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About Neo Technology

Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities to Telcos providing personalized customer services, to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are adopting graph databases as the best way to model and query connected data. Neo Technology researchers pioneered the modern graph database in 2000, and have been instrumental in bringing the power of the graph to numerous organizations worldwide, including more than 50 Global 2000 customers, such as Cisco, Accenture, Telenor, eBay and Walmart. Serving customers in production for over a decade, Neo4j is the world's leading graph database with the largest ecosystem of partners and tens of thousands of successful deployments.

Neo Technology, the company behind Neo4j, is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, France, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

1 TechRadar™: Enterprise DBMS, Q1 2014. Forrester Research. February 13, 2014.

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