Twitter CEO to share thoughts at 12th Annual Conference

SAN FRANCISCO (Feb. 12, 2015) – Nothing could be better to kick start a company’s workplace transformation than to hear first-hand from someone who is leading one of the most widely-recognized technology companies in the world–a company whose workplace culture supports innovation and growth. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will keynote Great Place to Work’s(R) Annual Conference, providing insights on the culture at Twitter and key takeaways for other workplace leaders. The Conference will be held in Dallas, Texas at the Hyatt Regency Dallas on April 22-23.

“Our Annual Conference is a unique opportunity for business leaders to come together, learn from each other and discover new ways to evolve their workplace and the overall employee experience,” said China Gorman, CEO of Great Place to Work(R). “We’re thrilled to welcome Dick Costolo and our other extremely inspiring leaders who are eager to share how their organizations put their people first.”

Since becoming CEO in 2010, Costolo has been wearing several hats, as one of Silicon Valley’s most impressive CEOs (Business Insider), one of the 10 most influential U.S. tech CEOs (TIME), and an appointed member of President Obama’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.

This year’s conference will feature best practices and trends by workplace leaders who recognize that workplace culture is essential to any successful business strategy. Speakers will give attendees an exclusive look at how to most effectively motivate, connect and engage employees. The conference keynote lineup also includes David M. Gordon, President of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated; David Lissy, CEO of Bright Horizons Family Solutions; Danroy T. Henry Sr., Chief HR Officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions; and Donna Hyland, President and CEO of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

The one-of-a-kind Great Place to Work(R) Annual Conference also provides the chance to network with peers from hundreds of companies across multiple industries, to gain inspiration during breakout sessions from the biggest names in business and to walk away with tangible takeaways to bring back to any organization to improve and maintain a great workplace.

About the Great Place to Work(R) Annual Conference
The annual Great Place to Work(R) Conference is the only national event that teaches, inspires and connects professionals across industries and functions to strengthen workplace culture through building trust. This premier event provides actionable information through presentations, panel discussions and facilitated networking sessions. More information is available online.

About Great Place to Work(R)
Great Place to Work(R) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work(R) provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work(R)’s Trust Index(C), a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to Work(R) produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For(R) list and the Great Place to Work(R) Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work(R) online at and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

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