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Combat Hero Robert O’Neill to Deliver Keynote Address at SciQuest’s NextLevel 2015

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SciQuest Inc. (NASDAQ:SQI) , a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, today announced that Robert O’Neill, one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time, will deliver the keynote address at NextLevel 2015, March 12-15 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

As the premier event for spend management professionals, NextLevel delivers an agenda full of innovative industry best practices, expert knowledge on how to automate spending processes, and hands-on learning to attendees evaluate overall spend management. Registration for the event is now open.

Robert O’Neill was a team leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, has deployed more than a dozen times, and held combat leadership roles in more than 400 combat missions. A highly-trained Navy SEAL, O’Neill led elite military units and was involved in our nation’s most important campaigns.

In O’Neill’s leadership role during his service to our country, instant, critical decision-making is an absolute necessity for success, and he has proven experience and success in exceptionally high-risk and fluid environments. Having trained more than 800 special operations and tactical operators, O’Neill brings this unique expertise to organizations and translates his elite SEAL team training into high-impact, actionable insights on leadership, decision-making, operating in uncertain environments, and how to become the “best of the best.”

“NextLevel has quickly become one of the top events in the spend management industry for professionals interested in learning, connecting and collaborating with their peers,” said Stacy West, Vice President, Marketing and Communications for SciQuest. “Robert O’Neill is a true American hero and inspiration, and we believe that his presence will help us deliver real value to attendees.”

To register for NextLevel 2015, visit The site will be updated regularly with additional information. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics affecting procurement professionals, including spend analysis, sourcing & supply management, accounts payable, eProcurement, contract management and more.

About SciQuest

SciQuest (NASDAQ:SQI) is the largest publicly held pure-play provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management – offering deep domain knowledge and a leading, customer-driven portfolio. SciQuest solutions enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize efficiencies and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s high-touch support, analysis and automation. Learn more about our solutions and how we can help your organization turn spending into savings at

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