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Early-Bird Registration Ends Sunday, March 23

SAN MATEO, Calif. – March 20, 2008 — SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF), the global leader in on-demand performance and talent management solutions, today announced the roster of keynote presentations for SuccessConnect, the company’s global users conference to be held in San Francisco, June 2 – 5, 2008. The keynote speakers will deliver compelling and insightful presentations on the benefits and results of building high-performing workforces.

This year’s keynote speakers include Professor Robert Sutton, workplace culture guru and best-selling author; Godfrey Sullivan, the former CEO of Hyperion Solutions and extensive executive user of SuccessFactors; and Peter Cappelli, who was recently named by as one of the 25 most important people in human capital management. In addition, SuccessFactors’ CEO Lars Dalgaard and Rob Bernshteyn, vice president of product marketing and management, will deliver company keynote sessions. For more information, visit:

SuccessConnect combines these spectacular keynotes with high-impact performance and talent management tracks, best practices sessions, rap with an expert 1:1 meetings and new additions such as a small business track and a pre-conference advanced admin boot camp. Additionally, nearly 40 customers will offer case study presentations. The event also includes announcement of the winners of SuccessAwards, a program designed to recognize the best of the best in reaping demonstrated value from SuccessFactors implementations. Early-bird registration for the conference ends on March 23, 2008.

Keynotes to Offer Benefits and Results of Building High-Performing Workforces SuccessFactors has arranged an impressive list of keynotes for conference attendees:

• Robert Sutton: Building a Civilized Workplace. Sutton is a Professor of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University, where he studies innovation, the links between knowledge and organizational action, and the workplace. He’s the author of The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t, along with three other books and more than 150 articles in publications such as Harvard Business Review and The McKinsey Quarterly.

• Godfrey Sullivan: The Benefits of Executive Usage of Performance & Talent Management. Sullivan is the former president and CEO of Hyperion Solutions, which was acquired by Oracle in 2007 for $3.3B. An engaging leader, Sullivan built a culture of winning “the right way.” Hyperion was named one of the Best Places to Work by Fortune and one of the 100 Highest Integrity Companies by Forbes.

• Peter Cappelli: The Results Achieved by Managing Talent On-Demand. Cappelli is a noted industry expert, serving as professor of management at The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and director of Wharton School Center for Human Resources. Cappelli will discuss strategies that employers should consider in developing, managing and maximizing talent, and share concepts from his upcoming book, Talent on Demand, which examines talent management through a radical new lens.

About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions that enable organizations of every size, across every industry and geography, to achieve high-performing workforces by enabling goal alignment and execution, talent development and planning, and pay-for-performance initiatives. SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,750 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 3 million end users in over 156 countries using the application in 22 languages. Founded in 2001 with offices around the world, the company employs more than 700 people, all passionately focused on revolutionizing the future of work.

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For more information, please contact:

Kim Squire
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 7000 166

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