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.
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