ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq:MANH) announced today that Jay Leno, acclaimed stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, voice-over artist, pioneering car builder, philanthropist and Emmy-winning former host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, will be a guest speaker at Momentum 2014, scheduled for May 5-8 at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, FL.
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A native of New Rochelle, NY, Leno grew up in Andover, MA, and started a comedy club in 1973 at Emerson College, where he holds a bachelor's degree in speech therapy. He made his first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on March 2, 1977, performing a comedy routine. He would go on to work in television and film, both writing behind the scenes and making appearances on shows such as Welcome Back, Kotter, and films including American Hot Wax, during the late 1970s and 1980s. Leno was named permanent guest host on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1987, and became host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 1992. During his tenure at The Tonight Show, Leno became the ratings leader of late night television.
In addition to his Emmy, Leno is the recipient of the People's Choice Award, and other honors including the Harris Poll selection as most popular star on television and the Hasty Pudding Award at Harvard University. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and is also the first person to drive the pace car at all major NASCAR events.
"Jay Leno's down-to-earth persona and humor has made him a household name," said Eddie Capel, president and chief executive officer, Manhattan Associates. "We are thrilled to have him perform at our annual supply chain conference."
Manhattan Associates' Momentum Supply Chain Conference provides supply chain, commerce and logistics professionals with the training, information and exclusive networking opportunities they need to stay on the leading edge of best practices. The conference features more than 60 learning sessions, world renowned speakers and an interactive discovery center. This year, attendees will explore how to make supply chains commerce ready through a series of main stage presentations and conference sessions.
To register for Momentum 2014, please click here.
About Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates brings companies closer to their customers. We design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that drive top line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution and efficiency. Our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers around the world adapt to the challenges of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
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