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Payment Services Leader to Discuss Using Clarizen to Deliver Funds to Global Disaster Areas

San Mateo, Calif. – June 1, 2015Clarizen, the leader in enterprise work collaboration software, today announced that customer Western Union will speak at the upcoming Gartner Program Portfolio Management & IT Governance Summit, June 1, 2015 in Grapevine, Texas. Western Union will give a behind-the-scenes look at collaboration and project management principles that helped deliver more than $2 billion to 700 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in 187 countries, 83_1426779761ultimately helping millions of people affected by global disasters.

Chris Trujillo, vice president of global strategy, planning & execution at Western Union oversees the global project and portfolio management for the business solution division, the world’s largest non-bank provider of international foreign exchange payments.  Trujillo manages multi-faceted, highly regulated global projects, using agile project management methodologies as well as Clarizen collaboration technology in his work.

Clarizen will also present its award-winning solution as a Platinum sponsor in the event’s Solution Showcase. The company’s work collaboration software helps global teams work more efficiently and effectively, meeting the needs of the real-time modern workplace. Clarizen’s project management solution merges the power of the cloud with social communications to eliminate work chaos by standardizing core processes, build high-performance teams, gain real-time visibility into projects and increase project efficiency. Most recently, Clarizen has been named a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services.

  • What:  Western Union’s PMO Adapts and Delivers
  • Who: Chris Trujillo, VP of Global Strategy, Planning & Execution, Western Union
  • When: Monday, June 1, 2015, 3:30pm – 4:15 pm CST
  • Where: Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit, Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas, Room Texas D
  • Session Details: Learn how the payment services leader created a new financial platform using Clarizen, providing $2.3 billion to 700+ NGOs across 187 countries – meeting the CEO’s commitment to foster greater economic opportunity to 5+ million people worldwide.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services, Worldwide, Daniel B. Stang, Robert A. Handler, Teresa Jones, 20 May 2015

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About Clarizen
Clarizen is a leading enterprise-class work collaboration platform that helps companies get work done faster. The company’s project management and work collaboration solutions uniquely harness the power of the cloud to get work done efficiently, effectively and with better results. Fast to deploy and easy to use, Clarizen is shaping the future of work and redefining enterprise collaboration by connecting social context with tasks and projects to drive increased productivity and profitability. Empowering teams by connecting conversations, tasks and projects in a single solution, Clarizen fuels the high-performance teams of thousands of organizations across 69 countries, including dozens of the Fortune 500. Founded in 2006, Clarizen is privately held with locations all around the world including San Mateo, CA, Tel Aviv, IL and London, UK. For more information,

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