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O.C. Tanner Announces Captain "Sully" Sullenberger As Keynote Speaker at Influence Greatness 2017    

SALT LAKE CITY — Apr. 04, 2017 

O.C. Tanner, the global employee recognition and engagement leader, today announced Captain "Sully" Sullenberger As Keynote Speaker at Influence Greatness 2017.

Captain Sullenberger is not only known as an international hero for safely guiding a US Airways jetliner to an emergency landing on the icy Hudson River, he’s also a No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and was ranked second in TIME's "Top 100 Most Influential Heroes and Icons of 2009.” His story recently attracted the hearts of millions when Tom Hanks portrayed him in the Oscar-nominated movie, “Sully.”

Influence Greatness 2017, O.C. Tanner’s recognition and culture conference, offers insights and inspiration to help corporate leaders optimize their entire business. The conference will be held August 8–11 in the Rocky Mountains at The Cliff Lodge Resort in Snowbird, Utah.

The conference offers the latest talent management strategies, actionable insights to develop a culture of greatness and research-proven ways for organizations to become a magnet for employees who want to do great things. Attendees will gain inspiration from hands-on trainings and compelling discussions with some of the industry’s most forward-thinking business leaders and A-list speakers.

Some of the conference’s other notable speakers include:

● Patty McCord, former chief talent officer at Netflix

● Mike Abrashoff, former commander of the USS Benfold and best-selling author

● Linda A. Hill, professor of business administration and faculty chair at Harvard University

● Robyn Benincasa, adventure racing world champion, motivational speaker and best-selling author

● David Sturt, executive vice president at O.C. Tanner and best-selling author

● Claire Schooley, principal analyst at Forrester Research

Attendees can also enjoy the wonders of Utah through open-air tent dining with local flavors, a mountaintop dinner at 11,000 feet, mountain biking, hiking and other wellness activities and stunning panoramic views of the world-class mountain range.

To learn more about Influence Greatness 2017, visit

To register for the conference, visit

About O.C. Tanner
O.C. Tanner, the global employee recognition and engagement leader, helps thousands of the world’s most respected companies accomplish and appreciate great work. Every bit of technology we develop, every award we design, everything we do helps people dream bigger and reach higher. Clients around the globe use our employee recognition solutions to attract and keep talent, improve employee engagement, drive performance goals, communicate values, increase wellbeing, and create experiences that fuel the human spirit. We’re on a mission to make people who do great work the most celebrated people in the world.

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