Seth Godin, Captain Richard Phillips, and Eric Morgan Named as Keynote Speakers for Workfront Leap 2016 User Conference

Event also to feature expert panel discussing the Future of Work

Jan 28, 2016, 09:00 ET from Workfront

SILICON SLOPES, Utah,  ­Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Workfront, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced that best-selling author Seth Godin, 'Hero of the High Seas,' Captain Richard Phillips, and Workfront CEO Eric Morgan will be keynote speakers for the Workfront Leap 2016 User Conference.

Godin was recently named one of the top 21 speakers for the 21st century by Successful Meetings magazine. He is a businessman, marketing pioneer, and best-selling author of 14 books including Linchpin, Purple Cow, and Tribes. Seth writes and speaks about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and most of all, changing everything.  

Captain Phillips, the captain of the Maersk Alabama that was hijacked by Somali pirates for five days, will be speaking on "Steering your ships through rough waters." Phillips was the real-life subject for the 2014 Sony Pictures film Captain Phillips, which was nominated for six Academy Awards.

Morgan is the CEO of Workfront; a position he has held since 2011. During his tenure, he has led the company to post market-leading growth numbers. He is a recognized strategy expert with a successful executive career in the enterprise SaaS space.

Workfront Leap is four days of intensive best practices-sharing and forward-thinking discussions of how companies can improve work efficiencies—and how attendees can have a greater impact on the success of their businesses. The conference will be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Florida from May 2 to 5, 2016. Early bird registration pricing is available until February 15, 2016.

In addition to Seth Godin and Captain Phillips, Leap will also feature a distinguished panel hosted by Workfront CMO Joe Staples, discussing the 'Future of Work' consisting of: Scott Brinker, Editor,; Kathy Haven, VP Strategic Ops-PMO, FCB; Philip Sheldrake, Managing Partner, Euler Partners and Main Board Director, Tech UK; and Terri Trespicio, Brand Strategist, Writer.

"We have over 100 unique breakout sessions and more than 50 education sessions built to help our customers improve the way they work and make their teams more efficient," said Joe Staples, CMO of Workfront. "We feature presentations led by the best Enterprise Work Management leaders and are excited to have over 50 customer presenters."

Customers are invited to enter submissions for the second annual Workfront Enterprise Work Management Awards. There are six categories and the awards will be given to the customers who have maximized their work environment the most and are proven Workfront rock stars.

"After the tremendous success of last year, we look forward to another year of bringing together hundreds of our customers in one place to network, share best practices, and learn," said Staples.

For additional information on the awards, or the Workfront Leap 2016 Conference, visit

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Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT, and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings, and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront Enterprise Work Cloud is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric and Trek. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Workfront_Inc.

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