SuccessFactors Announces Headline Speakers for Insights User Event

Sep 29, 2011, 06:00 ET from SuccessFactors, Inc.

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, Inc. (NYSE: SFSF), the global leader in business execution software, today announced the speakers and sponsors for its upcoming customer event, Insights. With the theme Let your Talent Shine, the event will showcase how human resource and IT leaders can drive strategic impact for their companies with SuccessFactors' Business Execution (BizX) Software Suite. The event takes place Oct, 17-20 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, Calif.

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SuccessFactors Founder and CEO Lars Dalgaard and SuccessFactors Chief Integration Officer and former Plateau CEO, Paul Sparta will present the opening keynote. The event will also feature special guest speaker, Animal Planet Host and Leading Conservationist Jeff Corwin along with customer keynotes from executives at Veterans Affairs and Bank of America.

"We're looking forward to celebrating the successes of our new and existing customers at the first Insights event since our acquisition of Plateau," said Kara Wilson, chief marketing officer, SuccessFactors. "We are excited to share the latest innovations with the integration of SuccessFactors Learning into our BizX Software Suite and best practices across the entire portfolio."

SuccessFactors' Insights is supported by four levels of sponsors. The Platinum sponsors are Element K and Turning Technologies; Gold sponsors are 3D Results, General Physics Corporation and Knowledge Infusion; Silver sponsors are Allos and Verifications, Inc.

For more information on Insights 2011, and to register, please visit: http://www.plateau.com/insights.

About SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software, which delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organizations 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 34 languages.

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