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HR Tech World adds Robert Scoble & speakers from Wickr, Netflix, Prezi, Loreal and IBM Watson to US show agenda for senior HR leaders in San Francisco next month

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2017 - HR Tech World, the fastest growing international show on the Future of Work, announced additional speakers to the agenda for its exclusive US show that will take place at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture on June 14 – 15, 2017 in San Francisco, CA.

The largest international enterprise HR show added the following inspirational speakers to its San Francisco event agenda:

Robert Scoble Entrepreneur in Residence at UploadVR: The Fourth Transformation
Peter Arvai CEO and Co-Founder of Prezi: Creativity triumphs Experience
Joel Wallenstrom CEO of Wickr: The Future of Work is ephemeral: ephemerality unexpected innovation & productivity side-effects
Caroline Flandrin SVP People Innovation, L'Oréal USA: How can technology humanize the workforce?
Obed Louissaint Vice President of Human Resources at IBM Watson: Cognitive Solutions & Research: ROP: Maximizing your return on people with longer-term metrics
Barbie Graver VP Talent at Netflix <

HR Tech World will deliver unrivaled content with +100 sessions and already confirmed keynotes featuring: Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO & Co-Founder of VaynerMedia & VaynerRSE, Peter Hinssen, Chairman & Co-Founder of Nexxworks, Vivek Wadhwa, Distinguished Fellow & Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and other business leaders and thinkers including, Robert Blake, Chief of Staff at the FBI; Pat Wadors, CHRO & SVP Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn; Karen Parkin, CHRO at Adidas; Damien Hooper-Campbell, VP, Chief Diversity Officer at eBay; Francine Katsoudas, Chief People Officer, SVP at Cisco; Josh Bersin, Principal & Founder at Bersin by Deloitte, Janice Burns, Chief Learning Officer at MasterCard, Michael Arena, Chief Talent Officer at General Motors and many more.


"We're really proud of the line-up of speakers joining us at HR Tech World San Francisco bringing new influences to our industry and providing an exclusive mix of insight and debate about shaping the world of tomorrow", said Marc Coleman, CEO and Founder of HR Tech World. "This show with its fantastic networking opportunities will be our most diverse to date in terms of having the right selection of sponsors from well-known players to start ups providing real solutions to the challenges organisations face today and tomorrow as well as in terms of gender diversity. We have about 50-50% female and male speakers from different walks of life sharing their inspirational stories, a balance we have worked very hard to achieve over the years. Having this type of diversity within the show will make all the difference inspiring attendees to enable and unleash their people in their organisations!


HR Tech World San Francisco: The event not to miss! It will be the most exclusive gathering of senior enterprise leaders in the U.S. in 2017. For the full agenda visit:

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About HR Tech World

Founded in 2011, HR Tech World is the largest international enterprise HR show focused on the Future of Work & Technology with locations in London, Amsterdam, San Francisco and Paris that has scaled to 10,000 attendees from over 120 countries in 2017.

The show combined with a strong community is having a powerful impact on shaping the Future of Work and help organizations optimize, enable, and unleash their people by sharing industry knowledge about the latest trends and issues on the interface between people, technology and what it means for the future. Our clients include the most exciting brands and forward thinking organizations in the world. Our shows have featured impressive business visionaries including Sir Richard Branson, Rachel Botsman, Gary Hamel, Sir Ken Robinson and Arianna Huffington to share their ground-breaking perspectives offering a unique mix of insight and debate, and a networking opportunity that creates a vibe not found at any other show.

The HR Tech World shows have become the marketplace of choice for the HR Community.

Press Registration

Press registration

All press and media representatives who plan to attend HR Tech World in San Francisco must register their interest in attending the show. The HR Tech World PR team will review registrations received and send notification by email within 5 working days, as to whether attendance is approved. If you have any questions about registration or require assistance, please contact Andi Lustak at

Press Passes to HR Tech World San Francisco are free-of-charge to press/media/ industry analysts/ bloggers with valid and current credentials and are subject to approval by the HR Tech World PR team. Press Passes provide access to all Keynote and Break-out Sessions, all activities in the HR Tech World Expo, the Conference bag and access to presentations post-event. Press delegates will also have access to the Press Lounge & Workroom.

Press FAQS

Q: How do members of the press qualify for a press pass?
A: Reporters, editors and freelance journalists will need to provide proof of the organization they represent and/ or provide a direct link to their latest written article or report from the past 3 months, with name included, posted at an editorial or analyst website. The PR Team will not search a website for an article and publication home pages will not be accepted. A direct link is required.

Q: How do industry analysts qualify for a press pass?
A: Freelance writers and analysts from recognised publications and organizations must provide both a business card with an analyst house title and a sample of an industry-related report published in the past six months.

Q: Are financial analysts able to obtain a press pass?
A: Financial analysts, regardless of editorial assignments, will not be given editorial press passes.

Q. Are bloggers able to obtain a press pass?
A. Bloggers are subject to the same press registration process as all other media, and registration will be judged individually and based upon the credibility of the blog itself. Bloggers must have covered HR topics for a minimum of three months with a consistent posting rate (at least 2 posts a week). Additional information, such as Technorati ratings and number of hits/page views, will also be taken into consideration.

Q:Where do I pick up my press pass?
A: You will need to pick up your press pass on-site at the HR Tech World San Francisco registration area, located in the Festival Pavilion of the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.

Q: How are pre-show interviews arranged?
A: Contact Andi Lustak at to arrange pre-show interviews with speakers and HR Tech World Founder and CEO, Marc Coleman.