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Avaya ENGAGE 2021 Announces Guest Speakers – Soccer Legend Carli Lloyd, Astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor, Experience Economy Pioneer Dr. Joseph Pine and Adventure Racing Champion Nathan Fa’avae

Raleigh-Durham, NC. – November 23, 2021Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, today announced that Carli Lloyd, Dr. Sian Proctor, Dr. Joseph Pine and Nathan Fa’avae will be featured presenters at Avaya ENGAGE 2021. Creating experiences that matter will be a focus for these exciting speakers at the Avaya user conference, held December 12-15, 2021 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Hosted by Avaya and the International Avaya Users Group (IAUG), Avaya ENGAGE 2021 will feature:

  • Carli Lloyd highlighting her stellar career and how teamwork is essential to create meaningful experiences on and off the field. Lloyd is a legendary American professional soccer player having led the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and the National Women’s Soccer League’s Gotham FC. It has been Lloyd’s consistent production over the course of her career, her extreme dedication to the game and her relentless pursuit of self-improvement that perhaps best exemplifies her contribution to U.S. and world soccer history.
  • Dr. Sian Proctor, astronaut, explorer and educator sharing the unique strengths and experiences that are shaping the future. Proctor was most recently the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space. She is also a geoscientist, space artist, and one of The Explorer’s Club 50: Fifty People Changing the World.
  • Dr. Joseph Pine, pioneering strategist on the Experience Economy, will discuss how experience builders are the new architects of the economy. Pine is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups.
  • Nathan Fa’avae, acknowledged as the greatest adventure racer in the history of the sport, will share his experiences leading teams powering through extreme circumstances for extreme wins. Nathan has captained the New Zealand Adventure Racing team to 6 World Championship victories.

“Businesses and the world as a whole have transformed dramatically, and Avaya has been at the forefront of empowering our customers and partners to innovate and thrive in this Experience Economy,” said Jim Chirico, Avaya President and CEO. “Avaya ENGAGE is the premier industry event bringing together the Experience Builders and thought leaders who are shaping the future of communications and collaboration, and we are excited to share and learn with our Avaya OneCloud ecosystem of partners and users.”

Avaya ENGAGE 2021 general session keynotes will be streamed live, with replays available on Register now to attend in person or remote

Additional Resources

  • See the Avaya ENGAGE Agenda At A Glance.
  • Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at Avaya ENGAGE? Contact Dusti Armstrong at for sponsoring opportunities in established and custom packages.

Alex Alias and
Julianne Embry

Avaya PR

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