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 Two-Time NBA Championship Winner, Shane Battier, to Give Keynote Address at Agilysys’ User Conference—Inspire 2020

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Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced today that Shane Battier, a six-time divisional winner of the NBA “Sportsmanship Award,” will keynote its 2020 user conference—Inspire, taking place at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando from February 4 – 7.

“Agilysys is honored to be joined by Shane Battier as the keynote speaker for our customer user conference, our largest event designed to help customers drive profitability through their hospitality solution investments,” said Agilysys’ Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing Don DeMarinis. “Shane Battier is a leader on and off the court. We look forward to hearing his incredible story and insights on what it takes to grow and win.”

Over his distinguished 13-year NBA career and his heralded collegiate career at Duke University, Shane Battier has established himself as a scholar athlete, All-American, leader, champion and philanthropist. Battier is regarded as one of the most complete players in the NBA for his leadership, lockdown defense, and intellectual approach to the game. Battier is also known for his exemplary character and his commitment to community service. He and his wife, Heidi, launched The Battier Take Charge Foundation to provide resources and programs for the development and education of underserved youth and teens.

“I am thrilled to have been selected as the keynote speaker at this year’s Agilysys user conference,” said Battier. “Through my NBA journey, I have been blessed with many life changing leadership experiences and opportunities. Although leaders have many traits that lead to success, all leaders work hard. I’m excited to address this talented audience and share lessons from professional basketball that I deem instantly relatable and actionable to the corporate world.”

Every year Agilysys hosts its customer user conference, Inspire, giving attendees a front-row seat to the most innovative hospitality technology. Across three-days, the Inspire event offers a purpose-filled agenda for customers to get an in-depth look at the hospitality solutions they use every day from the creators of these technologies. One of the conference’s main components is a thoughtfully prepared curriculum with powerful educational sessions where customers can find solutions to their technology challenges with actionable takeaways.

About Agilysys

Agilysys has been a leader in hospitality software for more than 40 years, delivering innovative guest-centric technology solutions for gaming, hotels, resorts and cruise, corporate foodservice management, restaurants, universities, healthcare, and sports and entertainment. Agilysys offers the most comprehensive software solutions in the industry, , including point-of-sale (POS), property management (PMS), inventory and procurement, payments, and related applications, to manage the entire guest journey. Agilysys is known for its leadership in hospitality, its broad product offerings and its customer-centric service. Some of the largest hospitality companies around the world use Agilysys solutions to help improve guest loyalty, drive revenue growth and increase operational efficiencies. Agilysys operates across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and India with headquarters located in Alpharetta, GA. For more information visit

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