Industry and Cloud Computing Experts Gather for Business Execution Thought Leadership Panel at SuccessConnect Frankfurt

SuccessFactors' Largest Ever European Conference, October 18-19, 2010

Oct 18, 2010, 08:05 ET from SuccessFactors, Inc.

FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) announced the details of its Business Execution Thought Leadership Panel at its upcoming annual European customer conference, SuccessConnect Frankfurt, to be held October 18-19 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany.  The event is the largest ever European customer conference for SuccessFactors, with more than 300 delegates expected.

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The panel discussion, entitled, "Transforming Execution, Transforming Business," takes place at 11:00 am on October 19, and will explore how cloud-based business execution can transform business performance. Moderated by Rasmus Aaen Madsen, senior director of product marketing for SuccessFactors, the discussion will feature some of the industry's leading business and cloud computing experts, including:

  • Dr. Friedrich Froschl, consultant, private investor, and former CIO and executive at Siemens AG
  • Vinzenz Kremer, managing director and executive partner, Accenture
  • Chris Hart, partner, McKinney Rogers
  • Michael Esau, organizational development, Premier Farnell
  • Bernd Becker, chairman Eurocloud Deutschland and vice president Eurocloud Europe

The third annual SuccessFactors EMEA customer conference will also feature a keynote from SuccessFactors Founder and CEO Lars Dalgaard; Norbert Kleinjohann, Siemens CIO and Siemens corporate vice president CIT; Marion Horstmann, Siemens head of strategy, learning and leadership development and Siemens corporate vice president, HR; as well as an array of industry leaders, C-level executives, analysts and industry commentators from across Europe. The conference will provide a forum to discuss and exchange best practice methodologies and deliver insight into how to best leverage SuccessFactors' Business Execution (BizX) Suite. SuccessFactors bridges the execution gap between strategy and success, across all organizations to accelerate business execution and achieve maximum results.

SuccessConnect Frankfurt is made possible in part by Platinum Sponsor Accenture, Gold Sponsors McKinney Rogers, Pentos AG, Ping Identity, Qikker, Siemens IT Solutions and Services and T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH, Silver Sponsors Cromwell Business Resultancy AG and Thomas International, as well as Lunch Sponsor SkillSoft and Break Sponsors GeoLearning and ARAGO Consulting.

For more information on SuccessConnect Frankfurt 2010, and to register, please visit:

About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is a 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 YouCalc, Inform and CubeTree supplement SuccessFactors' core BizX strategy with solutions that 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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