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SAP SuccessFactors Takes On the Digital Future at the HR Technology Conference and Expo

September 22, 2016

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO —SAP SuccessFactors today announced a compelling agenda of sessions to help human resources (HR) professionals master the digital transformation of HR at this year’s HR Technology Conference & Expo taking place in Chicago from October 4-7. Executives from SAP SuccessFactors and the world’s leading HR innovators will address industry trends and “awesome new technologies” that are reshaping the HR function, and the increasingly strategic role of people management in the digital economy.

The sessions include:

Tuesday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Women Leaders in HR Technology
Kerry Sain, chief revenue officer at SAP SuccessFactors, joins a group of accomplished executives to share their stories of rising to tech leadership roles, as well as to discuss how successful organizations go about creating an environment and culture for women in technology to thrive.

Women in Technology: The CHRO Perspective
Bianca McCann, vice president of SAP HR, joins a panel of senior HR executives discussing how to better align HR processes to cultivate, develop and support women in tech – ultimately making the organization stronger in the process.

Wednesday, October 5

PepsiCo: Performance With Purpose – A Global HR Transformation Success Story in the Cloud (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
In today’s digital economy, companies have to move faster than ever or face obsolescence, and that only happens by supporting people to be all in – making HR more important than ever. PepsiCo’s Shakti Jauhar joins SAP SuccessFactors President Mike Ettling to share what enabling HR transformation looks like at organizations today, and how the cloud is easing the journey.

Awesome New Technologies for HR (1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)
Dave Ragones, group vice president of Product Management at SAP SuccessFactors, joins select industry leaders to showcase its latest and greatest solutions.

Thursday, October 6

The Evolution and Future of HR Analytics Technology (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Analytics for HR is no longer a “new” idea, but many organizations still struggle with taking a more analytical approach to HR, talent and workforce management. Peter Howes, vice president of Workforce Analytics & Planning at SAP SuccessFactors, joins a panel discussing the most important focus areas for HR analytics – from their perspectives and those of their customers.

Design Matters: Building the Next Generation of HR Technology (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Adam Kovalevsky, executive vice president of Product Engineering & Operations at SAP SuccessFactors, joins a panel of researchers, developers and UX designers discussing how they see the future of HR technology, and how their customers and prospects influence what happens next.

Accurate Ratings and Other Rare Creatures: Effective Use of Performance Management Tech (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m)
Dr. Steven Hunt, senior vice president of Human Capital Management Research at SAP SuccessFactors, moderates a panel of three senior HR leaders from New York Life, SRAM LLC and TranSystems to share examples of how their companies have effectively used performance management technology to drive value for their businesses. These companies have developed solutions to recognize that all employees are valuable – some more than others – by including practices that accurately rate and reward top performing employees without making others feel unimportant or unfairly treated.

The show will also feature product demos on Wednesday (10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.) and Thursday (12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.). Visit SAP SuccessFactors at booth 900 to learn more about how its cloud-based technology is shaping the digital workforce.

For more information, visit the SAP SuccessFactors website. Follow SAP SuccessFactors solutions on Twitter at @SuccessFactors and SAP at @sapnews.

Media Contact:

Geraldine Lim, +1 (415) 418-0945,, PT