Earvin Johnson to Bring the “Magic” to SuccessConnect Las Vegas

NBA Legend Turned Business Powerhouse to Keynote at the Premier HR Event of the Year

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (Marketwired - May 5, 2016) — “It’s not whether you can become successful…it’s how many people you can help become successful.” Those words from Earvin “Magic” Johnson will come to life at SuccessConnect 2016, the premier event for human resources (HR) professionals set to take place August 29-31 at The Venetian/Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

SAP SuccessFactors will feature Earvin “Magic” Johnson as keynote speaker at SuccessConnect, the HR event of the year, where thousands of the world’s leading HR professionals will gather to explore how cutting-edge cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions are transforming the role of HR in the digital economy. Mr. Johnson is a 2x Basketball Hall of Famer and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises (MJE). His skill and achievement on the court mirrors his drive and success in the business world. With an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars, Johnson has dedicated his life to leaving a positive impact in underserved urban communities.

“In building the industry’s leading thought leadership event, one of our goals is to bring in speakers who will elevate the conversation and inspire attendees to both push themselves in their own careers and make a positive difference in their communities,” said Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors. “Magic Johnson is one of the most successful men in business. His story of personal achievement, winning and empowering so many in the community goes far beyond the fact that he is an NBA legend with five championship rings and an Olympic Gold Medal.”

Magic Johnson Enterprises (MJE) is a catalyst for fostering community and economic empowerment by providing access to high-quality entertainment, products and services that answer the demands of multicultural communities. MJE creates job opportunities within communities and increases the economic strength of those they serve. At SuccessConnect, Mr. Johnson will share stories about his prolific career and provide insight into his business endeavors that have propelled his company to the status of #1 Urban Brand in America.

Johnson’s Keynote: Tuesday, August 30, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hot topics at this year’s SuccessConnect include digitizing practices so that HR can be more productive, employing the right people in the right roles to meet the demands of a rapidly changing digital word, and fostering an all-in work environment to move your company forward. Don’t miss your chance to experience how SAP SuccessFactors demonstrates that success is simply human.

For more information on SuccessConnect Las Vegas 2016, please visit >http://www.sapsuccessconnect.com/en_us/las-vegas.html and to register, please visit http://www.sapsuccessconnect.com/en_us/las-vegas/registration-las-vegas.html.

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Geraldine Lim, +1 (415) 418-0945, geraldine.lim@sap.com, PT

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