SAP and SuccessFactors Help European Companies Engage the Workforce of Tomorrow at SuccessConnect 2014 Europe and HR Tech Europe 2014


AMSTERDAM — SuccessFactors, an SAP company, today announced details about SuccessConnect 2014 Europe, the premier event for human resources (HR) professionals. Taking place October 21-22 at the RAI Conference Center in Amsterdam, the event will bring together industry thought leaders, customers, technology partners and solution experts across Europe to explore how to attract and engage tomorrow’s top workforce talent with cutting-edge HR technology and strategies. Additionally, SuccessFactors will be a Titanium sponsor at HR Tech Europe 2014, the show that not only brings together the “who’s who” of the HR industry, but also global thought leaders to give their insights on the changing world of HR.

SuccessConnect 2014 Europe will showcase keynotes from SuccessFactors and SAP executives, thought-leading presentations from industry visionaries and technology partners, first-hand customer experiences and innovative ideas and best practices. Programs for prospective customers that want to learn more about HR cloud and on-premise solutions from SuccessFactors and SAP are also planned.

Main Conference Activities
  • Opening Keynote with Mike Ettling and Stefan Ries – “The Future is in the Clouds for HR
    Tuesday, October 21, at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. CET
    Mike Ettling, president of HR line of business at SuccessFactors, an SAP company, and Stefan Ries, CHRO and member of the Global Managing Board of SAP, will kick off the event with a view of what is happening in business today; what HR must do to keep pace with a highly mobile, increasingly global, multigenerational workforce; and what role HR, supported with the right technology, can play in delivering the business outcomes on which companies measure their success.
  • General Keynote & Panel – “Workforce 2020: Building a Strategic Workforce for the Future”
    Wednesday, October 22, at 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. CET
    In a dynamic, global economy, no issue matters more than finding and retaining the right talent. Oxford Economics recently surveyed 2,700 executives and 2,700 non-executive employees including millennials worldwide to learn how the two groups see workplace issues and each other. Global and EMEA results from the research will be presented by Andrew Tessler, associate director at Oxford Economics. Moderated by Dr. Karie Willyerd, senior vice president of Learning & Social Adoption at SuccessFactors, a panel discussion will follow featuring Jacob Morgan, principal and co-founder of Chess Media Group, Andrew Tessler and Michael V. Molinaro, senior vice president of HR Operations at Meggitt.
  • Executive Keynote with Dmitri Krakovsky – “Product Innovation and Direction”
    Wednesday, October 22, at 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. CET
    Dmitri Krakovsky, senior vice president of global product management at SAP, will discuss the future direction for SuccessFactors products and the key HR trends seen as shaping them. Krakovsky will also present recent product innovations and preview exciting new functionality.

For more information on SuccessConnect 2014 Europe or to watch the keynotes, visit: successconnect2014.com/amsterdam. Partner sponsors include Aasonn, Accenture, Allos, Altevie Technologies, Capgemini Consulting, Deloitte, Effective-People (a GP Strategies division), HCL Technologies, IBM, Jigsaw Cloud, NGA Human Resources, PricewaterhouseCoopers, T-Systems International and WorkForce Software.

Following the event, join SuccessFactors at HR Tech Europe 2014 on October 23-24 at the RAI Conference Center to hear from SAP and SuccessFactors executives, including Jerome Sullivan, Vinzenz Kremer and Thomas Otter. Presentations from customers, including Coca-Cola Enterprises, Danone, Keolis, Meggitt PLC and Plan International, will cover how HR technology has impacted their businesses. Visit SuccessFactors and SAP at booth #401.

For more information, visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews and @successfactors.

Media Contact:
Bri Vellis, +1 (650) 425 0278, bri.vellis@sap.com, CET

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