Change Work for Good

We’re excited to bring HR Connect to you – live and in-person. Get ready to learn, inspire, and connect as you gather insights, experiences, and ideas that can help you develop a future-ready workforce.

Throughout the event, we will offer targeted sessions focused on the issues you care about most, with insights from HR leaders on how they are transforming their workforce and their business. Be inspired by your peers and their success stories by engaging in discussions, thought-provoking strategy talks, and dialogues with thought leaders.

You’ll also have the opportunity to network with a growing community of our customers and partners that are leading the way to change work for good.

We look forward to seeing you at HR Connect 2023!




8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Registration, Networking Coffee, and Light Breakfast

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

HR Connect Welcome Session: Unleash the Power of Human Potential and Change Work for Good

  • Rebecca Bennett, Regional Vice President of Customer Success, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Ryan Wilson, Regional Vice President of Sales, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Dr. Steve Hunt, Chief Expert, Technology and Work, SAP North American Innovation Office
    • Master of Ceremonies 

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

More than Coffee: Nurturing the Human Spirit at Starbucks

  • Varun Rawat, Vice President, People Technology, Starbucks
  • Andrew Loecher, Senior Strategic Account Executive, 

10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Break/Partner Expo

10:50 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Innovation Session: Applying the Latest HR Technology to Elevate the Human Experience

  • Kunal Patel, Director, HXM Solution Advisory, SAP SuccessFactors 

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Red Rover Networking Activity

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch/Partner Expo

  • Red Rover Networking Activity

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Building Future-Ready Workforces: It’s a Journey, Not a Destination
  • Nate Hurto, Head of Solution Go-To-Market, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Jan Seele, Partner, Workforce Transformation, PwC

2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Opening the Door to Workforce Agility through Total Workforce Management

Facilitator: Christy Robinson,
Director, Global GTM Total Rewards and Workforce Management, SAP SuccessFactors

  • Andres Suarez, Senior Director of IT, Shutterfly, Inc.
  • Jake Ebenhoch, Head of Business Development, HR Advisory and Transformation, QuantumWork Advisory

2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Break/Partner Expo

  • Red Rover Networking Activity

2:50 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Today’s Workforce, Tomorrow’s HR

Facilitator: Heather Newton,
Executive HR Advisor, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Tara Gambill, Senior Director Enterprise Systems, MOD Pizza
  • Prerna Ajmera, GM – HR Digital Strategy and Innovation, Microsoft

3:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks
  • Ryan Wilson, Regional Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Rebecca Bennett, Regional Vice President, Customer Engagement and Experience, SAP SuccessFactors
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Partner Expo and Networking Reception

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