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Zuora Hosts Subscribed 2019 Featuring Behind-the-Scenes Conversations With WeWork, Pandora, Fender and More

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(NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management
platform provider, today announced its Subscribed
event, held in San Francisco on June 4-5, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis,
for companies striving to succeed amidst the most disruptive
business-model shift in a century. This year’s event will give attendees
a unique experience with exclusive access to executives from WeWork,
Pandora, Fender and Unity Technologies.

For the last decade, the Zuora® brand has become synonymous with the
Subscription Economy®. And at the heart of this transformational
business model shift to subscriptions lies the Subscribed community,
comprised of a global group of companies formed by visionaries that see
the massive shift disrupting nearly every industry in the world and want
to share and learn from others.

“The Subscription Economy is driving the most disruptive business model
transformation of our time which is leading to an end of ownership and
the rise of usership,” said Tien Tzuo, CEO and Founder of Zuora.
“And just when you thought things couldn’t change anymore, it’s time to
think again. This year, we’ll look toward the future of the Subscription
Economy and the massive growth opportunity it provides companies across
all industries.”

According to the Subscription
Economy Index
™ (SEI)
, Zuora’s proprietary index tracking the
growth of the Subscription Economy, subscription revenue growth rates
have continued to accelerate every year since 2012. Those looking to
capitalize on this trend, and to learn how to develop and nurture
lasting customer relationships, will convene at the Subscribed

Attendees will hear from featured keynote speakers such as Julie Rice,
Co-founder of SoulCycle and Chief Brand Officer of WeWork – with Andrew
Nusca, Editor of Fortune Magazine – and Tim Westergren, Founder of
Pandora and Co-creator of the Music Genome Project.

Subscribed will also feature mainstage discussions and break out
sessions led by visionaries, disruptors and industry leaders
representing every type of enterprise, from native subscription
businesses to iconic Fortune 500 companies that are successfully
embracing the shift to a subscription business model. Conference topics
will include:

  • What’s Next for the Subscription Economy, from Tien Tzuo,
    Founder and CEO of Zuora and author of the National best-selling book “SUBSCRIBED:
    Why the Subscription Model Will be Your Company’s Future – and What to
    Do About It
  • The Rise of Usership, with Brian Hoyt, CIO of Unity
    Technologies; Megan Murray, CFO of eMoney Advisor; and Ethan Kaplan,
    GM of Fender Digital. Moderated by Ray Wang, Founder of Constellation
  • The Subscribed Institute, an invite-only event hosted by Amy
    Konary, VP Customer Business Innovation of Zuora, with McKinsey and
    Interbrand to learn more about the Subscription Business Maturity
  • The Zuora Platform, from SVP Product Tom Krackeler, to learn
    how Zuora empowers businesses to modernize legacy order-to-revenue
    systems with a new architecture designed to orchestrate and automate
    the entire lifecycle of subscribers.
  • CFO and CIO Exchanges, lead by Alvina Antar, CIO of Zuora, and
    Tyler Sloat, CFO of Zuora to bring together these C-level executives
    who have transformed their companies with recurring revenue business
    models and want to have authentic conversations about real issues
    unique to subscription businesses.
  • Subscribe to Inclusion, with Tony Prophet, Chief Equality
    Officer at Salesforce; Julian Guthrie, journalist and author of Alpha
    Girls; Cindy Owyoung, VP Diversity and Inclusion at Charles Schwab;
    Lauren Aguilar, Diversity and Inclusion Partner at Forshay.
  • Breakout and Hands-on Training Sessions to learn about new
    features and how you can apply them in your role whether you are in
    Operations, Billing & AR, Revenue, Accounting, FP&A or IT.

In addition to the Subscribed conference in San Francisco, where
the Subscribed community convenes annually, the festivities and
opportunities will continue throughout the year with regional,
single-day Subscribed events and the Subscribed Institute. Past
have been held all over the world, from Boston to London,
Munich, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore, Tel
Aviv and Tokyo.

to attend the Subscribed series of events all year long
and to learn more about the future of the global Subscription Economy.
In addition to these events, the Zuora Subscribed community
includes Zuora’s award-winning Subscribed Magazine, the Subscribed
Weekly newsletter, the Subscribed podcast, Zuora University
training courses, the Zuora Online Community and the Zuora Connect app

Past speakers and attendees who recommend Subscribed, include:

Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications: “The Subscribed
conference was so helpful and informative. I really valued all the
learnings and networking that came out of the show.”

Jason Lemkin, Founder of Saastr: Subscribed since
Day 1 has been focused on the cutting edge of where subscriptions meet
business process change. If you want to be a part of the future — and
not the past — you need to be at Subscribed!”

Scott Painter, Founder and CEO of Fair: “Thank you to Subscribed
for inviting me to last year’s conference for an important discussion
about the transformative power of subscriptions. The talks offered many
key take-aways I’ve found useful as me and my team build Fair into a
game-changing payments company in the mobility space.”

About Zuora, Inc.

Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform
that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across
all industries. Powering the Subscription Economy®, the Zuora platform
was architected specifically for dynamic, recurring subscription
business models and acts as an intelligent subscription management hub
that automates and orchestrates the entire subscription order-to-cash
process, including billing and revenue recognition. Zuora serves more
than 1,000 companies around the world, including Box, Komatsu, Rogers,
Schneider Electric, Xplornet and Zendesk. Headquartered in the Silicon
Valley, Zuora also operates offices around the world in the U.S., EMEA
and APAC. To learn more about the Zuora platform, please visit

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SOURCE: Zuora Financial