(San Francisco – January 15, 2013) – Global Workplace Consultancy Great Place to Work announced today the keynote line-up for its upcoming Great Place to Work® Conference: Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo!, Kip Tindell, Chairman and CEO of The Container Store, Chris Van Gorder, President and CEO of Scripps Health, Scott McNealy, Chairman of WayIn and Dr. Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company.
“We are absolutely thrilled with our speaker line-up this year,” said Great Place to Work Global CEO, Susan Lucas-Conwell. “In addition to their business savvy and extraordinary professional accomplishments, these individuals are highly respected leaders, each known for their personal integrity and for putting their people first.”
Kip Tindell, who will deliver the opening keynote, will discuss how nurturing a strong workplace culture is the foundation for The Container Store’s business strategy. “A company’s greatest asset is its employees,” said Tindell. “We’re committed to our employee-first culture and know that if our employees are well taken care of, happy, well-trained, communicated to and surrounded by other great people they’ll provide the most delightful service and shopping experience for our customers.”
More than 1000 business leaders are expected to attend the 10th annual Great Place to Work® Conference, which will take place in Los Angeles on April 16-18. This event is unique in that it provides a platform for business leaders to share experiences and learn how building great workplace cultures increases employee engagement, trust in leadership and yields great business results. Title sponsors for this year’s conference are Ernst & Young, MARS DRINKS, Nespresso, NetApp and PwC.
For more information and to register, visit www.greatplacetowork.com/2013-conference.