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SuccessFactors Kicks Off CIO Roundtable Series at InformationWeek 500 Conference
Sep 13, 2010 (04:09 PM EDT)

Leader in Business Execution Software Sponsors Roundtable Series 'Driving Business Execution in the Cloud' and InformationWeek 500 Conference

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) announced its sponsorship of a nationwide CIO roundtable series hosted by InformationWeek, entitled "Driving Business Execution in the Cloud." The first session of the series kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14 at the InformationWeek 500 Conference, which is taking place September 12-14 in Monarch Beach, CA. SuccessFactors is also a sponsor of the InformationWeek 500 Conference.

The second session of the CIO roundtable series will be held in Chicago the morning of Thursday, September 16, which is also the start of SuccessFactors' customer conference, SuccessConnect Chicago.

Designed to serve senior IT professionals and business leaders, the CIO roundtable series will focus on leveraging widely available Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications to drive top- and bottom-line growth by capitalizing on lower costs, accessing application functionality and significantly improving speed to value. Further, attendees will learn how to:

  • Use valuable 'people performance' data -- who's working on what, what their skills are and how you are going to fill any gaps in talent -- to accelerate company growth;
  • Set and achieve goals for teams and departments that are in complete alignment with the C-Level vision for success; and
  • Unleash social networking capabilities to help catapult real-time productivity and collaboration while minimizing redundancy.

Roundtable speakers for all events include:

  • Tom Fisher, vice president, Cloud Computing, SuccessFactors (former CTO of eBay and CIO of DriveCam and CDMA Technologies)
  • Randy Womack, CIO, SuccessFactors
  • Erik Berggren, vice president of research, SuccessFactors

Bob Evans, senior vice president and director, InformationWeek Global CIO, will moderate the roundtables.

Additional roundtables will be held on the following and subsequently announced dates:

  • Chicago, IL: September 16, 2010
  • Houston, TX: October 14, 2010
  • Boston, MA: October 28, 2010
  • Washington, DC: November 18, 2010

To register for any of the CIO roundtable events, please visit: For more information on SuccessConnect Chicago, please visit:

About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution (BizX) Suite, which is delivered through the cloud, improves business alignment, team execution and people performance to drive results for companies of all sizes. Across 168 countries and 34 languages, more than 8 million users and 3,000 companies leverage SuccessFactors every day, up from approximately 300,000 users and 100 companies in 2003. BizX bridges the gap between strategy and success by allowing every person in an organization to execute against their goals better and faster. SuccessFactors' recent acquisitions of Inform and CubeTree supplement SuccessFactors' core BizX strategy with integrated solutions that directly align with SuccessFactors' mission of helping companies get work done by delivering robust business insights and improved collaboration. To learn more, visit:

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Dominic Paschel, 415-262-4641

Director of Global Public & Investor Relations

SOURCE SuccessFactors, Inc.