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Optimal Blue Hosts 5th Annual Client Conference

More than 300 industry professionals in attendance

Plano, TX – Optimal Blue, the premier cloud-based provider of enterprise lending services to the mortgage industry, recently hosted its 5th annual Client Conference in Austin, TX. The more than 300 industry professionals in attendance were encouraged to explore, dare, challenge and advocate, through the unique opportunities of networking with other mortgage professionals and leaders, learning best practices from peers, and maximizing their usage of Optimal Blue’s technology services. This year’s conference featured more than 30 breakout sessions, roundtables and panels, and also included captivating content from numerous industry gurus and world-renowned individuals.

U.S. Astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain, Scott Kelly, was the featured Keynote. Shortly after his arrival back on earth, Optimal Blue announced that the first man to log 144,000,000 miles and 5,500 orbits around our planet would perform his first speaking engagement at the 2016 Optimal Blue Client Conference. As Keynote Speaker, Kelly shared his tales of endurance, adaptiveness, dedication and innovation; inspiring attendees to push themselves and their businesses far beyond expectations. Chief Economist for, Jonathan Smoke, shared insights into the demand that is currently driving the housing market. Numerous industry knowledge experts were also present at the conference, providing the valuable acumen that Optimal Blue is known to deliver at this annual event.

Having recently announced a transition into new ownership, the client conference was also an exciting opportunity for Optimal Blue users to be introduced to the new company CEO, Scott Happ. “It was a pleasure to meet so many wonderful customers,” said Happ. “In addition, I was able to gain a better understanding how the Optimal Blue system helps them improve business efficiency and profitability.”

Numerous customer attendees expressed extreme satisfaction with the organization, content, and networking opportunities presented at the conference, as well as the opportunity to ask questions on challenges in today’s environment and listen to various solutions used by other companies to solve for those challenges. “I absolutely enjoyed the conference,” stated Michael McDonald, Senior Business Analyst for Congressional Federal Credit Union. “Our company walked away with several ideas and strategies to move forward with, and I can’t wait to start implementing them!”

“It was such a pleasure and incredibly motivating to interact with so many customers, sponsors and partners in this forum,” said Larry Huff, Co-founder of Optimal Blue. “We’ve been doing this for five years, and each event exceeds our expectations and provides invaluable information that contributes to Optimal Blue’s future direction. Captain Kelly was an especially exciting Keynote, with his theme around continuous incremental improvement being highly applicable to the mortgage and technology business today!”

The 2017 Optimal Blue Client Conference will be held in Dallas, in June.

About Optimal Blue
Optimal Blue is the premier cloud-based provider of managed-content, enterprise lending services including product eligibility and pricing (PPE), secondary marketing, consumer engagement, data and analytics, and compliance services. Based in Plano, Texas, Optimal Blue has developed an enterprise class suite of products and services designed to automate a lender’s complex processes, improving efficiency and profitability while gaining a competitive advantage. With a 99.999% accuracy rate, Optimal Blue technology connects hundreds of investors with more than 1,500 financial institutions and currently touches nearly 1 of every 4 mortgage loans originated nationally.

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Mike Maccioli
Vice President, Marketing
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