SilkRoad Announces Keynote Speakers for Annual User Conference

February 9, 2016


Authors Molly Fletcher and Cheryl Cran lead impressive list of industry experts scheduled to discuss the latest innovations in talent management.

CHICAGO – February 9, 2016 – SilkRoad (, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, today announced the keynote speaker lineup for Connections 2016, SilkRoad’s seventh annual global user conference, taking place June 5-8, 2016 at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler, Arizona. SilkRoad Connections gathers international SilkRoad solutions customers with industry thought leaders and SilkRoad experts over the course of three days to share, experience and discuss the latest innovations in talent management.

Highlights of the 2016 conference include:

  • Keynotes by Molly Fletcher, CEO of The Molly Fletcher Company, and author of three books including “A Winners Guide to Negotiating;” and Cheryl Cran, CEO of Evolutionary Business John ShackletonSolutions Inc., and frequent contributor to Entrepreneur and Forbes
  • “Engaging Employees to Drive Business Results” pre-conference workshop with Bob Kelleher, CEO of The Employee Engagement Group and award-winning author, thought leader, keynote speaker and consultant
  • Industry discussion on “The Future of HR” – moderated by Alexandra Levitt with a panel including Sharlyn Lauby, Bob Kelleher and Brent Skinner
  • More than 60 HRCI or SHRM credit-approved sessions covering industry insights, strategy and trends

“SilkRoad Connections brings together some of the human resources industry’s most talented professionals to discuss cutting-edge insights on the latest trends in the world of HR,” said SilkRoad President and CEO John Shackleton. “The expertise of this year’s speakers make it a can’t miss event for any SilkRoad customer looking to drive business success and advance their knowledge of all things HR tech.”


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