Act Aims to Improve Access to Public Capital Markets by Simplifying the IPO ProcessBOULDER, Colo., April 5, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — Rally ®, the leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM), today announced that CEO Tim Miller will attend President Obama's signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. Miller will join executives from a variety of sectors and organizations to witness the signing of a bill that is intended to boost economic growth by simplifying the IPO process for emerging growth companies.
- Who: Rally's CEO Tim Miller
- What: The JOBS Act Bill Signing by President Obama
- When: Thursday, April 5, 2012
- Where: The White House
- Why: The signing of the JOBS Act is intended to boost economic growth by simplifying the IPO process for emerging growth companies
"The JOBS Act promises to accelerate growth in one of the U.S. economy's biggest job-creation engines - the tech industry," said Miller. "The IPO on-ramp provisions are particularly relevant to emerging growth companies like Rally. It has the potential to eliminate bureaucracy and accelerate the IPO process, protect against unnecessarily disclosing trade secrets as part of the exploratory process, and save us money that can be put directly into hiring more talent."
Miller is the CEO of Rally, which is dedicated to helping organizations embrace Agile and Lean practices that increase the pace of innovation, improve product quality and boost customer satisfaction. As a thought-leader and CEO in the software industry for the last two decades, Miller has been honored as an Esprit Entrepreneur of the Year and a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. Miller's community involvement includes TechStars, Social Venture Partners, Young Presidents Organization and Young Entrepreneurs Organization. He holds a Masters in Information Systems and a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Rally is the recognized leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM). Rally is dedicated to helping organizations embrace Agile and Lean development and portfolio management practices that dramatically increase the pace of innovation, improve product quality and boost customer satisfaction. According to a study by QSM Associates, software-driven companies that rely on Rally's Agile ALM products and services are 50% faster to market and 25% more productive than industry averages. The company's experienced services group, including training through Agile University, guides companies through the organizational change required to become innovative, Agile businesses. Together, Rally's on-demand Agile ALM platform and its leading Kanban-based project collaboration tool, AgileZen, support more than 136,000 users in 116 countries.
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Lara Vacante of Rally Software