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Skillsoft and SumTotal Executives to Speak at Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Conference

Panel discussions detail innovation in learning, talent management and human capital management

Skillsoft and SumTotal Systems, LLC, executives will help drive panel discussions on human capital management (HCM) innovation at this year’s Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Conference, Jan. 28-30 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. During the conference, industry experts, analysts and executives from global organizations will share insights and best practices for building and executing successful HCM programs. Hardeep Gulati, general manager and head of SumTotal, a Skillsoft company, will participate in the “Best Advancements in HCM Technology: Q&A with 5 Award-Winning Innovators” panel, while Sue Rodeman, vice president of product marketing of Skillsoft, will join the “HCM Executive Roundtable.”

“The Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Conference brings together some of the most influential innovators in the industry to discuss current challenges and opportunities in HCM, and to collaborate on the next generation of solutions,” Gulati said. “We are excited to participate in this conference and discuss the industry innovations that are driving organizational performance by improving employee performance, including our progressive learning-centric Talent Expansion® solutions.”

Best Advancements in HCM Technology: Q&A with 5 Award-Winning Innovators
Thursday, Jan. 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Hardeep Gulati, general manager and head of SumTotal, will join a panel of Brandon Hall Group award-winning solution providers to share insights on ground-breaking HR solutions from Skillsoft and SumTotal. In this interactive session, attendees will learn about the innovative technologies and the importance of exemplary customer service and collaboration, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions of some of the industry’s leading technology innovators.

Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Executive Roundtable
Friday, Jan. 30, 9-10:30 a.m.
Sue Rodeman, vice president of product marketing of Skillsoft, will join high-ranking executives from global organizations, small and medium businesses, solution providers and academia to discuss two hot-button issues determined by an attendee poll on the first day of the conference.

Additionally, as the only platinum sponsors of the event, Skillsoft and SumTotal will sponsor the awards ceremony on Jan. 29 honoring winners of the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, including Skillsoft customer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and SumTotal customers Praxair and McAfee. The awards recognize organizations for achieving impressive results in learning and development, talent management, human resources, sales enablement and technology.

For more information on the Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Conference and Excellence Awards, visit:

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning and Talent Management with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience, flexible delivery platforms and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at

About SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft Company
SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft company and a leading provider of integrated HR solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations, including AstraZeneca, Amway and Seagate. SumTotal’s people-focused Talent Expansion® applications, available on premise and in the Cloud, enable contextual, just-in-time development designed to help organizations discover, develop and unleash the hidden potential within their workforce and business ecosystem. Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s award winning solutions to empower their employees. Visit the SumTotal Blog or follow @SumTotalSystems at and on Facebook at for more learning and talent management tips and perspectives.

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