REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BroadVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:BVSN) ("BroadVision"), a pioneer in e-business and enterprise social networking solutions, today announced the fourth guest of its social media speaker series, Clearvale Second Floor, will be author and frequent speaker, Brian Solis. Solis, whose most recent book is titled Engage: The Complete Guide for Brands and Businesses to Build, Cultivate, and Measure Success in the New Web, will take a close look at how some of the world's leading brands are sparking innovation and advocacy from within. Using material he gathered for a recent cover story in Entrepreneur Magazine, Solis will discuss how companies like Zappos, Foursquare and Intel are fostering innovation from within by sponsoring creative entrepreneurialism, collaboration and advocacy programs inside the enterprise. "Solis has a unique understanding of the way the tools and philosophies of social media can be used within a company to encourage employees to be more creative and innovative," said BroadVision CEO, Pehong Chen. "We're very proud to have him as our guest speaker and look forward to hearing his thoughts on the future of the enterprise." BroadVision(R) Clearvale SecondFloor (CSF) is a global consulting community that matches some of the best thinkers and practitioners in social technology with businesses and partners that are innovating on the BroadVision Clearvale TM network. The speaker series brings social web technology and strategy experts together with consultants and customers to share knowledge, experiences and best practices. Previous guests have included founder of Altimeter Group, Charlene Li; Head of Community Development for LEGO, Tormod Askildsen; and author Geoffrey Moore. Related Links and Conversation Clearvale Blog Clearvale on Twitter BroadVision on Twitter About BroadVision Driving innovation since 1993, BroadVision (Nasdaq:BVSN) is an innovative provider of web-based commerce, communication, and collaboration solutions. Our solutions -- including BroadVision Clearvale, the world's first "network of networks" for enterprise collaboration over the cloud -- enable companies around the globe to conduct business on the web. Our customers include Baker Hughes, Canon, Epson, Fiat, W.W. Grainger, Hilti, Iberia, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Company, SINA, Sony, U.S. Navy, Vodafone, Xerox and more. Visit www.BroadVision.com for more details. For more information, visit www.broadvision.com . BroadVision and Clearvale and all their case-sensitive permutations are trademarks or registered trademarkes of BroadVision, Inc. in the United States of America and other countries.