The Great Place to Work® For All Summit™ Adds Brian L. Roberts, Valerie B. Jarrett, Tina Tchen, Oris Stuart, and Melissa Etheridge to Speaker & Entertainment Program

Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush addresses the crowd at the Great Place to Work For All Summit. (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN FRANCISCO--()--The 17th Annual Great Place to Work® For All Summit™ will be hosted from March 3 to 5, 2020, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, where attendees will learn how the very best companies lead change, drive business results, and increase innovation.

Expected to draw more than 1,600 CEOs, CHROs, and other business leaders who are passionate about creating great workplaces for all, the three-day event is the definitive workplace culture conference, brought to you by the global authority on workplace culture.

Joining Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush on the mainstage are:

  • Julie Sweet, Summit Executive Title Co-Chair Emeritus, Chief Executive Officer, Accenture
  • Margaret Keane, Summit Executive Title Co-Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Synchrony
  • Jennifer Morgan, Summit Executive Title Co-Chair, Co-Chief Executive Officer, SAP
  • Aron Ain, Chief Executive Officer, Kronos
  • Christian Clerc, President, Worldwide, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor, Obama Foundation; Former Senior Advisor to President Obama, Author, Finding My Voice, Obama Foundation
  • Gale V. King, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide
  • Debra L. Lee, Member, Board of Directors, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Stephanie Linnartz, Global Chief Commercial Officer, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Chris J. Nassetta, President & Chief Executive Officer, Hilton
  • Kathleen K. Oberg, Chief Financial Officer, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
  • Brian L. Roberts, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Corporation
  • Tina Tchen, President and CEO of TIME’S UP Foundation; Former Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama; Former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls

Inspired by innovative strategies and personal stories from executive leaders at Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and cutting-edge insights from Great Place to Work, attendees will connect with other passionate culture leaders from companies of all sizes to problem-solve and share best practices and learn how to create a high-trust experience using For All Leadership skills where everyone creates, everyone is connected, and everyone contributes.

The Great Place to Work Culture Rockstar social event will take place at the Summit on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the San Francisco Masonic Auditorium and will feature Oscar® and Grammy® Award-winner Melissa Etheridge. Etheridge’s activism aligns with Great Place to Work’s For All mission. Sponsors of the evening are Hilton and Live Nation.

The Summit also features an invitation-only Diversity & Inclusion Forum moderated by Great Place to Work Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer Tony Bond and Ellen McGirt, Senior Editor, Fortune, and the author of the daily RaceAhead newsletter, who will guide people leaders in an off-the-record discussion to inspire and share knowledge and practices that each leader can take back to their companies to achieve the lasting impact of creating a For All workplace culture. Speakers at the Forum will include: Mike Fenlon, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at PwC; Kathy Fink, CHRO at Stryker; Oris Stuart, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at the NBA; and Tony Prophet, Chief Equity Officer of Salesforce. Sponsors of the D&I Forum are KPMG, PwC, and Salesforce.

The Summit will also host the Great Place to Work® For All Leadership Awards Gala on March 3, 2020, at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, co-sponsored by Cadence, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Salesforce, Workday and World Wide Technology, with this year’s theme honoring For All Leadership.

The Great Place to Work® For All Summit™ is recognized by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠. In the past, this event has been approved for Recertification Credit Hours: HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi®, SPHRi® recertification through HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®).

All media are encouraged to attend. Please email to obtain press credentials.


The Executive Title Partner and Co-Chair Emeritus for this year’s Great Place to Work For All Summit is Accenture. Executive Title Partners and Co-Chairs are SAP and Synchrony. The Program Title Partner is EY. The Social Event Presenting Partner is Hilton. Presenting Legends Partners are Cisco, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott, Inc. Presenting Partners are AbbVie, Cadence, Kronos, Live Nation, Nationwide, Salesforce, and Ultimate Software. Diamond Partners are AT&T, DHL Express, KPMG, O.C. Tanner, PwC, Workday and World Wide Technology. Platinum Partners are Activision Blizzard, Bright Horizons, Comcast NBCUniversal, and Delta. Gold Partners are Custom Ink, Grubhub, and Plante Moran. Silver Partners are Baird, CarMax, Maven and Workhuman. Production Partners are Four Moon Productions, LOMA Agency, and Majorminor. Promotional Partner is HR Tech.

About the Great Place to Work For All Summit 

The Great Place to Work For All Summit assembles executive leaders from the Best Workplaces, including Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work-Certified organizations, and companies embarking on their workplace journey. Its mission is to share best practices for creating and championing high-trust cultures that are better for business, better for people, and better for the world.  

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and uses those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, its culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights needed to make data-driven people decisions. Great Place to Work’s unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified® companies and the Best Workplaces in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best Workplaces list published annually by Fortune. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All.

To learn more, visit, listen to the podcast Better by Great Place to Work, and read “A Great Place to Work for All.” Join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.


Christopher Tkaczyk
(415) 851-3692


Christopher Tkaczyk
(415) 851-3692