SuccessConnect 2020 - Why Attend
5 Reasons to Watch the
SuccessConnect Virtual Event
Employees are everything to an organization. When you give employees the opportunity to do and be their best, employees win, you win, and your organization wins. Get ready to be inspired with stories of agility, resilience and putting people at the center of business, and learn practical tips for creating exceptional experiences that boost productivity, innovation and engagement.

1. Learn from Featured Customer Speakers and Thought Leaders

We want to go beyond conversations to focus on how great employee experiences drive great business results. We’re bringing together a fantastic lineup of speakers to discuss powerful strategies for building a more resilient business through an engaged workforce. Here are just a few of our featured speakers.

Daniel Pink
Best-selling Author of "When" & "To Sell Is Human"
María José Villanueva
Mariposa Corporation
Kathleen Hogan
Chief People Officer & EVP, Human Resources
Dr. Astrid Fontaine
Member of the Board of Management People, Digitalisation & IT
Bentley Motors Ltd
Iyad Rahmeh
Head of Digital HR
Chalhoub Group
Jorn Waterschoot
Global HRIS Manager
Doug Anderson
Director, HR Operations & Analytics
Corning Inc.
Hassan el Bouhali
CIO & SVP Digital Transformation
The Woodbridge Group​
Jamie Mackenzie
HR Process, Data & Technology Leader
Cargill, Inc.

2. Experience Wins with SAP SuccessFactors Executives

Learn more about our bold human experience management vision and how we’re delivering innovative solutions that help our customers lead and win during challenging times. Plus, don’t miss the live Q&A with several of our SAP SuccessFactors leaders. 

Jill Popelka
SAP SuccessFactors
Maryann Abbajay
Chief Revenue Officer
SAP SuccessFactors
Marc Havercroft
Global Chief Customer Officer
SAP SuccessFactors
Amy Wilson
SVP Products & Design
SAP SuccessFactors
Meg Bear
SVP Product, Engineering & Operations
SAP SuccessFactors
Theo Pappas
SVP & Head of Latin America & Caribbean
SAP SuccessFactors
Jeroen van der Lingen
Head of EMEA North
SAP SuccessFactors

3. Explore What’s New and What’s Next with Our Products

Hear from solution experts what’s new in our products and what’s coming as part of our roadmaps and future releases.  Here are a few of the session topics:

  • Roadmap for SAP SuccessFactors Talent Management
  • Core HR and Payroll Roadmap: Recent Innovations and Our Vision to Advance HXM
  • SAP SuccessFactors and XM Solutions from SAP and Qualtrics: Roadmap
  • Technology Roadmap for SAP SuccessFactors: Exciting Innovations
  • Improve Business Insight to Get Ahead with SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics: Roadmap

4. Experience Hands-On Labs

See first-hand how to configure and use our solutions.  By attending these sessions, you will earn credit for your recertifications with the Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM.

  • Hands-On Lab: Explore the New SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System Administration 
  • Hands-On Lab: Run Payroll Processes with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll
  • Hands-On Lab: Enhance Your HR Programs with Extension Center
  • Hands-On Lab: Structure Your Organization with an MDF Object and Maintain Employee Data in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

5. Go Beyond Conversations to Focus on Experiences

  • Work is changing – and as an HR professional you need to understand what kind of Human Experience Management best practices can help your employees boost productivity, confidence, and engagement in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. 
  • Technology is adapting to a workforce that looks different than it did a year ago – and you’ll need innovative, evolving solutions to keep pace. 
  • Employee needs have shifted dramatically, from upskilling and reskilling to health and safety to diversity and inclusion – and your organization needs to shift as well to meet these needs. 
  • Your customers are shifting too and it’s important that you prepare your employees so they can be agile and flexible in the face of a new world economy.
  • And yes, the world is a different place than it was even a few months ago, and it will continue to change. And you, as an HR professional, need to be prepared. 
Keynote Speakers


  • Marc Havercroft, Global Chief Customer Officer, SAP SuccessFactors kicks off the event with opening remarks on what’s to come for the future of work.  
  • Jill Popelka, President, SAP SuccessFactors will paint a picture for a new future of work that helps your people do and be their best, which in turn helps your organization do and be its best, too. 
  • SAP SuccessFactors customers from around the world share their stories of agility, resilience, and putting people at the center of their business including Kathleen Hogan, chief people officer and executive vice president, Human Resources, Microsoft; María José Villanueva, chief human resources officer, Mariposa Corporation; and Jamie Mackenzie, HR Process, Data and Technology Leader, Cargill, Inc.
  • Amy Wilson, SVP Products & Design, SAP SuccessFactors will share how the HXM product strategy and vision drives innovations for you to further invest in and foster your people.
  • Meg Bear, SVP Product, Engineering, and Ops, SAP SuccessFactors has a thought-provoking conversation with best-selling author Daniel Pink providing insights on the challenges of HR today and how to support yourselves, your teams and your organizations as a whole. 
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