Network Appliance CEO to Deliver a Keynote at the Great Place to Work® Conference


Dan Warmenhoven, CEO of Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), will deliver a keynote address at the 2007 Great Place to Work® Conference titled "Collaborative Leadership: How the NetApp Executive Team Fosters a Great Workplace and a Great Company."

NetApp has appeared five consecutive years on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list, created by the Great Place to Work® Institute and published in FORTUNE magazine. This year, NetApp ranked in the top 10 of the list, at number six, reflecting the company's emphasis on attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry and continuing to demonstrate the values of what NetApp CEO Dan Warmenhoven calls a "model company." Warmenhoven will address a unique aspect of the company that contributes to both trust in the workplace and overall financial performance: its top-notch collaborative executive team.

Following the keynote, Warmenhoven and Dave Hitz, founder and executive vice president of Network Appliance, and James Lau, founder, EVP, and chief strategy officer of Network Appliance, will describe how they work together to create an exceptional experience for both employees and shareholders.


10:40-11:25 a.m. Pacific Time, Friday, April 20, 2007


Hyatt Regency
Century Plaza
Los Angeles, California


The Great Place to Work® Conference is an annual learning and networking event that features leaders who have created award-winning workplaces. Speakers from the "100 Best Companies to Work For" and the "Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America" share stories, best practices, and tips on how to create a workplace culture built on trust and two-way communication.


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