PROS Big Data Innovations Take Center Stage at Professional Pricing Society Spring Conference


PROS Big Data Innovations Take Center Stage at Professional Pricing Society Spring Conference

PROS Thought Leaders to Present Two Sessions

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PROS® (NYS: PRO) , a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, today announced its sponsorship of the 23rd annual Professional Pricing Society (PPS) Fall Pricing Workshops and Conference. The event, scheduled for Oct. 23-26, will be held at the Omni Orlando ChampionsGate Hotel. PROS will showcase its big data solutions in booth #6.

PROS thought leaders will deliver two sessions at the industry event:

  • PROS Vice President of Strategic Consulting Doug Fuehne, and Senior Strategic Consultants Jeff Collins, Ph.D., and Charles Sweeney, C.P.P., will join forces to host a one-day workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Titled "Effective Pricing Research," they will provide pricing practitioners with practical insights and common research methodologies using today's leading data analysis-based methods. Fuehne, Dr. Collins and Sweeney will identify the applicability - and the pros and cons - of selected research methods for a variety of business scenarios, including the relevance in B2B pricing, accompanied by case studies.

  • PROS Vice President of Science and Research, Neil Biehn, Ph.D., will present "A Taxonomy of B2B Pricing." Using case studies, survey results and real-world examples, Dr. Biehn will help pricing practitioners navigate the abundance of information available today and apply it in their daily work with a new classification scheme. The session is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. EST on Friday, Oct. 26.

  • PROS Senior Vice President for Pricing Excellence Craig Zawada and Dr. Biehn will join a book signing at the event for a newly published work by authors Stephan Liozu and Dr. Andreas Hinterhuber. Titled "Innovation in Pricing: Contemporary Theories & Best Practices," the book offers a collection of chapters written by thought leaders, practitioners and scholars in the field of value and pricing management. Zawada and Dr. Biehn contributed a chapter on the subject of willingness to pay.

"The PPS events provide us with opportunities to meet with customers, prospects, alliance partners and industry thought leaders," said PROS Chief Marketing Officer Tim Girgenti. "As evidenced by our participation, we're able to share with the conference audience our own best practices gained from years of working with some of the world's largest companies. We'll showcase our latest innovations, in what promises to be another stellar industry event."

To schedule a meeting with PROS, send an email to or call 1-855-846-0641.

To learn more about PROS, visit the website at

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software for companies in the manufacturing, distribution, services and travel industries. PROS gives customers far greater confidence and agility in their pricing strategies by providing data-driven insights into transaction profitability, forecasting demand, recommending optimal prices for each product and deal, and streamlining pricing processes with enhanced controls and compliance. With more than $460 billion in revenues under management, PROS has implemented more than 500 solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 600 professionals, including 100 with advanced degrees and 25 with Ph.D.s. To learn more, visit

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of pricing software to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and revenue management software and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and revenue management software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization's pricing and revenue management needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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