REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 15, 2014) - Saba (PINKSHEETS: SABA), a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management, today announced the first two keynote speakers for Saba Global Summit 2014, Saba's annual global user conference. This year's event will feature industry thought leaders Jenn Lim, CEO of Delivering Happiness and Josh Bersin, founder and principal of Bersin by Deloitte as keynote speakers. The event will take place on April 7 - 10, 2014, at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. The theme for Saba Global Summit 2014 is "Become a Talent Magnet," and will focus on how companies can create a culture of engagement and motivation where performance is maximized through continuous learning, development and talent mobility.
Jenn Lim, CEO and chief happiness officer of Delivering Happiness and consultant at Zappos.com, is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 9:45 a.m. EDT. Lim's keynote focuses on how companies can use happiness as a business model to increase productivity and profitability. Lim co-founded Delivering Happiness with Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos.com) to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and everyday life. Lim, additionally, has been a consultant at Zappos from its start-up days in 2003 to the $2B business it is today. During her tenure at Zappos.com, Lim's book, Zappos Culture Book, has become a global symbol of how companies can use happiness as a business model to increase productivity and profitability.
Josh Bersin, founder and principal of Bersin by Deloitte, is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. EDT, to share his insights on HR and learning trends, and offer expert advice on enterprise talent management solutions. Bersin is a frequent speaker at industry events including the HR Technology Conference, the ASTD International Conference, the Learning Technologies Conference and HR Tech Europe. He has been a columnist for Chief Learning Officer magazine since 2007 and is a popular blogger for Forbes.com. In 2012, Bersin was selected as one of the world's "Most Powerful HR Technology Experts," by the editors of Human Resource Executive magazine.
These presenters are in addition to existing keynote speakers from Saba's executive team, including, President and CEO, Shawn Farschi; Senior Vice President and Client Success Operations, Amar Dhaliwal; Chief Marketing Officer, Emily He; and Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Products, Hemanth Puttaswamy. Keynote customer speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.
Saba Global Summit 2014 will offer attendees:
- World-renowned thought-leaders and industry expert speakers focusing on trends and opportunities related to next-generation Talent Management.
- More than 70 interactive conference sessions focused on best practices, product training, and tips and tricks to maximize your Saba ROI.
- Unique hands-on training classes offered daily by the Saba Education team.
- Robust case studies presented by global customers across a wide variety of industries.
- Networking with peers to share insights, as well as engage with Saba product and consulting experts.
- Engaging events including a Welcome Reception, Partner Networking Reception and a Customer Appreciation Dinner at Universal CityWalk®.
The Early Bird registration rate for Saba Global Summit 2014 expires Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. For more information about Saba Global Summit 2014 and to register, visit: http://www.sabasummit.com/
Saba (PINKSHEETS: SABA) is a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management. The company helps organizations transform the way they work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners, and customers. Supporting the new world of work, Saba delivers learning, performance, succession, career development, workforce planning and compensation solutions that incorporate modern technologies such as social, collaboration, mobile and gamification. Saba solutions are based on the Saba Cloud platform, a highly scalable architecture that exceeds industry scalability, performance, and security standards. The company currently supports over 31 million users from 2,200 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages. For more information, please visit www.saba.com.