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PeopleFluent Kicks Off EMEA WISDOM 2016 at London Zoo

Conference Brings Global Customer and Partner Community Together to Discuss Benefits of Total Talent Management and Innovations and Trends in HR

WALTHAM, Mass. June 7, 2016PeopleFluent®, a leading cloud provider of social human capital management technology, today announced the launch of EMEA WISDOM 2016, the company’s user conference taking place at the London Zoo, located in Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom. The one-day conference session brings together senior HR executives from PeopleFluent’s diverse global customer base from around the world, including the United Kingdom, United States, South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and the Netherlands, to discuss trends in talent management, talent acquisition, and the benefits of a unified total talent solution.

“We are elated by the enthusiastic response we’ve received from our global customer base for this year’s EMEA WISDOM 2016,” said Frederik Ballon, MD, sales and operations, EMEA, PeopleFluent. “The conference and keynote presentations we’ve put together illustrate our commitment to offer inspiring and innovative approaches to leveraging technology and other methodologies to attract and retain talent, improve employee engagement, and collaboration. We welcome the opportunity to present the many successes our customers have achieved with PeopleFluent’s Mirror suite of solutions and providing the opportunity for this engaged customer and partner base to network and learn from each other.”    

WISDOM EMEA 2016 features presentations from industry luminaries, customer success stories, and inspiring anecdotes for success from a variety of keynote speakers. Select agenda highlights from the conference include:

  • Keynote presentation from Benjamin Mee, zoo owner and author of “We Bought a Zoo,” will share his emotive story of courage, resilience, and enterprise, as he discusses how he and his family went about revitalizing and re-opening the once dilapidated Dartmoor Zoo.
  • Peter Wright, CEO of Acorn Strategy Consulting, will leverage his vast experience leading HR functions for some of the world’s best-known companies and his diverse perspective working with companies including AIG, Estee Lauder, and Merrill Lynch in his presentation, “Integrated Talent Management, a Viewpoint into the Future.”
  • Nicola McQueen, MD, Capita HR & Resourcing will discuss how to ensure businesses can continue to innovate to meet market demand in her presentation “The Ten Year Challenge.”
  • Postshift Founder Livio Hughes will present on how “HR Professionals Can Support New Ways of Working with an Enterprise Collaboration Platform.” Hughes will outline how HR professionals in leading companies are promoting new, more agile ways of working by leveraging the power of social collaboration in the enterprise.

PeopleFluent executives Jim Bowley, vice president of product management, will also be presenting an update on company vision and strategy, and Frederik Ballon, MD sales and operations for EMEA, will outline how a total talent approach to managing resources is helping organizations see results. Additional PeopleFluent executives presenting include Steve Shillingsburg, senior vice president, engineering and operations, and Teri Zipper, compensation practice leader.

PeopleFluent will be broadcasting news and happenings during the conference via its social media channels and through the #EMEAWISDOM16 hashtag.

About PeopleFluent

PeopleFluent, the leading total workforce HCM technology company, redefines Talent Management with an innovative Talent Engagement Cloud that is built around people and not HR processes. By deeply integrating pervasive video, strategic analytics and collaborative social technologies into its complete suite of Talent Management applications, PeopleFluent redefines employee engagement to address productivity loss and diminished financial results due to an increasingly disengaged workforce.  With PeopleFluent, companies can change at the speed of business without costly IT interventions through intuitive, highly configurable software that is built upon the right data. Spanning across an organization’s entire global workforce with one talent cloud, PeopleFluent equips leaders with the meaningful talent data and strategic analytics necessary to make better business decisions.

PeopleFluent has worked with over 5,100 organizations in 214 countries and territories to engage employees to drive better business results. Today, 80 percent of the Fortune 100 relies on PeopleFluent as part of their talent management delivery strategy, helping them successfully achieve their talent aspirations.


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