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Wayne, PA, United States, 2012/08/09 - Kenexa, announced that Susan Packard, a co-founder and former chief operating officer of HGTV, will present a keynote address during Kenexa World Conference (KWC) Orlando 2012 (NYSE: KNXA) - Kenexa.com. NASDAQ: KNXA
Kenexa, a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that Susan Packard, a co-founder and former chief operating officer of HGTV, will present a keynote address during Kenexa World Conference (KWC) Orlando 2012. HR professionals who attend the conference will benefit from Packard’s extensive business expertise, which pertains to how culture impacts employee engagement in the workforce and women in leadership.
KWC Orlando 2012 “Once Upon a Tomorrow: Sharing Stories that Move Business” will be held Oct. 17-18 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The conference provides a forum where Human Resources experts share their expertise and stories about how to move business through best talent management practices.
Packard has held a variety of senior positions at Scripps Networks Interactive, the leading developer of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet. The company’s media portfolio includes popular lifestyle television brands HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel.
In 1994, Packard co-founded HGTV and became COO a year later. During her tenure at the network, HGTV became one of the fastest growing cable networks in television history. Today, HGTV is available in more than 99 million homes in the U.S. and is distributed in 175 countries and territories.
Packard most recently served as president of brand outreach at Scripps Networks Interactive. She also served as president of Scripps Networks New Ventures, and oversaw the development and launch of DIY Network, Fine Living Network and interactive platforms.
“Human Resources practitioners who attend Kenexa World Conference Orlando will be inspired by Susan Packard’s wisdom gleaned from her career in cable television development,” said Tim Geisert, chief marketing officer at Kenexa. “Susan’s extensive business experience and the time she spent in the C-Suite at HGTV and the Scripps Networks will provide our audience a unique perspective on how executives can create a culture in which their employees thrive.”
Packard joins five-time Olympic swimmer Dara Torres as a keynote speaker for KWC Orlando 2012.
Registration is now open for KWC Orlando 2012. The conference will include a full agenda of breakout sessions led by industry experts, keynote presentations, entertainment and special events.
Kenexa World Conference Orlando is one of three World Conference events Kenexa will hold in 2012. Kenexa World Conference London was held in May while Kenexa World Conference Shanghai will be held on Sept. 19.
More information about the Kenexa World Conference Orlando 2012, including details on registration, can be found at kenexaworldconference.com.
Kenexa (kenexa.com) helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Enabling organizations to optimize their workforces since 1987, Kenexa’s integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people.