Best Selling 'Freakonomics' Author Announced as Guest Keynote Speaker for Adaptive’s Annual User Conference

Adaptive Live 2015 Set to be the Company’s Most Engaging Finance Gathering Ever With Stephen Dubner Headlining and Over 50 Breakout Sessions

Feb 26, 2015

Adaptive Insights, the worldwide leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence (BI) for the biggest brands and the hottest companies, today announced Stephen Dubner, Freaknomics co-author, as the guest keynote speaker for Adaptive Live 2015. Dubner is a best-selling author, a former editor and writer at The New York Times and New York magazine, a radio/TV personality, and the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Freakonomics series. Dubner is a highly engaging and dynamic speaker and presenter and maintains the popular Freakonomics blog, which has been hailed as, “the most readable economics blog in the universe.” Dubner will share anecdotes on how to think more rationally, more creatively, and more productively based on data-driven insights.

Adaptive Live 2015 is Adaptive Insights’ annual user conference and the largest gathering of finance professionals and business leaders in its industry. Due to Adaptive’s growing customer base of over 2,500 customers worldwide, this year’s conference has moved to the San Jose Convention Center to provide the biggest and best experience for attendees.

Adaptive Live 2015 will feature:

  • 50-plus targeted breakout sessions for all skill levels, including popular sessions such as New FeaturesIntegrate & Be ImpactfulVisual AnalyticsInsight to Best Practices, and Expert Advice
  • Use cases and practical advice from dozens of customers
  • Networking opportunities with peers, Adaptive Executives, industry experts, and analysts
  • Access to the highly-popular “Wizard Bars” to leverage product experts across the entire Adaptive product suite

Former Adaptive Live attendees have shared the following accolades:

  • "Quite a lot of valuable sessions packed into two days—worth the trip."
  • "I was a better user of Adaptive the moment I left the conference!"
  • "We really appreciated the time top executives spent separately with our company."

Adaptive Live 2015 will be held April 20-23, 2015. To take advantage of the maximum discount available, register now before the early bird deadline of February 27th.

For additional information, including a complete agenda and full registration details, please visit the event page or email us at Also check out the blog on Adaptive’s top 5 sessions to attend and #ALive15 on Twitter.

Tweet: Join @Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner at #ALive15 to learn why the best decisions come from data, not intuition

About Adaptive Insights

Adaptive Insights is the worldwide leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence (BI). Via its software as a service (SaaS) platform, the company offers capabilities for budgeting, forecasting,reporting, consolidation, dashboards, and business intelligence that empower finance, sales, and other business leaders with insight to drive true competitive advantage. The Adaptive Suite is sold direct or is available through Adaptive’s robust cloud CPM channel ecosystem of 200+ partners, including Accenture, Armanino, Cohn Reznick, Intacct, KPMG, McGladrey, and Plex Systems. NetSuite also offers Adaptive Insights as its NetSuite Financial Planning Module.

More than 2,500 companies in 85 countries use Adaptive Insights. These range from mid-sized companies and nonprofits to large corporations, including AAA, Boston Scientific, CORT, Konica Minolta, NetSuite, Philips, and Siemens. Adaptive Insights is headquarted in Palo Alto, Calif. For more information, visit, theAdaptive Insights Blog, and follow Adaptive on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.