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Make Connections in the Cloud at SuccessFactors' Annual Customer Event SuccessConnect Sydney 2012
Apr 15, 2012 (06:04 PM EDT)


SuccessFactors President Doug Dennerline to share his vision followed by a keynote presentation by Mandiri Bank Senior VP for Human Capital Strategy & Policy Sanjay Bharwani

SYDNEY, April 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, an SAP company, today officially announces SuccessConnect 2012, its annual customer networking and learning event. The company invites customers, partners, sponsors, and select prospective customers to "Make Connections in the Cloud" at the Australian conference, taking place in Sydney on May 22 - 24 at the Hilton Sydney.

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Doug Dennerline will kick-off the event with a presentation on his vision for the future of the company. Headlining the three-day event is customer keynote speaker Sanjay N. Bharwani, Senior Vice President for Human Capital Strategy & Policy at Mandiri Bank, who will discuss how the largest bank in Indonesia has used SuccessFactors' cloud-based business execution software to transform the employee and customer experience. Chief Learning Officer at Essar, Sujaya Banerjee, and Vice President at Tata Communications, Shyam Anaokar, will also be addressing delegates on Day two of the event.

Other notable speakers at the event include SuccessFactors' Vice Presidents Peter Howes and Paul Brook, as well as Chief Learning Officer Dr. Karie Willyerd, followed by presentations from ASB Bank, Animal Logic, Deloitte Digital, Laing O'Rourke, National Australia Bank, Telecom NZ and the Australian Public Service Commission. Renowned thought leader, Scott Snell from the E. Thayer Bigelow Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia will also be sharing his insights on Leadership and Strategic Management at SuccessConnect Sydney.

"SuccessFactors' top priority has always been helping our customers win," said Kara Wilson, chief marketing officer, SuccessFactors. "This year we're offering a broader variety of educational tracks, networking and learning opportunities to address the most important challenges our customers face in business execution. SuccessConnect 2012 is particularly special to us because it's our inaugural year as an SAP company. We can't wait to celebrate with our customers."

SuccessConnect 2012 Sydney offers eight educational tracks:

  • Results: What can be achieved when we work together
  • Function: Do more with the systems you have in place
  • Vision: A glimpse into the future of SuccessFactors
  • Connect: A new way to look at best practices
  • Evolve: Trends that are moving the industry forward
  • Transform: Products that can impact your business
  • Synergy: Sign up to meet with the SuccessFactors experts
  • Discovery: What SuccessFactors can do for you (prospective customers only)

Attendees will also have the chance to meet with SuccessFactors executives and network with other professionals. Additionally, the event will include the announcement of this year's SuccessAward winners -- an annual program designed for customers to recognise the best of the best in reaping demonstrated value from SuccessFactors implementations.

SuccessConnect Sydney will also include programs for prospective customers to learn more about SuccessFactors products and services via the Discovery sessions.

SuccessConnect Sydney 2012 sponsors include Gold level sponsors GP Strategies, Presence of IT; and Silver level sponsors Extend Technologies – an NTT DATA Company, and Verifications Inc.

SuccessConnect conferences in the US and Europe will take place June 5-7 and June 12-14, respectively. SuccessConnect San Francisco and SuccessConnect London will deliver world-class content and keynotes from SuccessFactors executives and customers.

For more information on SuccessConnect 2012, and to register, please visit: http://www.successfactors.com/successconnect/. 

About SuccessFactors, An SAP Company
SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software, and delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organisations of all sizes across more than 60 industries. With approximately 15 million subscription seats globally, we strive to delight our customers by delivering innovative solutions, content and analytics, process expertise and best practices insights from serving our broad and diverse customer base. Today, we have more than 3,500 customers in more than 168 countries using our application suite in 35 languages.

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SuccessFactors, An SAP Company
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