Stock Plan Professionals Gather at Certent’s 8th Annual Equity Summit to Engage with Leaders

Certent Announces Sponsors and Industry Keynotes for Certent’s Annual Conference

Roseville, CA, May 6, 2019Certent, Inc., a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for equity compensation and financial disclosure management, announced today the sponsors and industry keynote speakers for its 8th Annual Equity

Management Summit in New Orleans, LA. Certent helps customers elevate their business with smart, intuitive solutions for modern finance.

Certent Summit features 3 impressive keynotes from highly regarded industry experts, over 20 Certent focused sessions, 11 customer led best practice workshops, and 13 industry hot topic sessions. This year industry keynote speakers include Barbara Baksa, Executive Director for NASPP and Danyle Anderson, CEO and Executive Director for Global Equity Organization (GEO).  Baksa will share how social media strategies can captivate plan participants and help reinvent traditional stock plan education and communication strategies.  Anderson and a panel of international experts will share the latest results from GEO’s Global Equity Insights Survey (GEIS) 2019.  GEIS 2019 study findings will influence HR and equity compensation strategies today and in the future. Expert thought leadership and product training breakout sessions provide required CEP and CPE credits to deliver continuing education for finance professionals.

“Certent Summit is the perfect forum for our customers and partners to share industry insights,“ said Jorge Martin, CEO of Certent, Inc.  “We are committed to provide meaningful opportunities for customers to gather and expand their expertise through continuing education, best practices and a vibrant equity community”

Certent Summit attendees can build and strengthen relationships with Certent’s network of industry and broker partners. This year’s event partner sponsors include: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, Charles Schwab, Muriel Siebert & Co., Inc., Aon Equity Services and My Equity Comp.

Shannon Huffman Polson, acclaimed speaker and author whose stories of grit and leadership to help others overcome fear and reach their full potential, will deliver the closing keynote address at the conference. Best known for her book, North of Hope and The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience and Leadership in the most Male Dominated Industry in the World, Shannon is on a mission to help others harness their own inner strength, move beyond resistance, and attain their goals.

The 2019 Certent Summit is the company’s 8th annual customer conference and is being held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. More information on this event, along with the other global summits hosted by Certent can be found at

About Certent
Certent, Inc., founded in 2002, helps customers elevate their business with smart, intuitive solutions for modern finance. Our advanced solutions for equity management, disclosure management, and narrative reporting help business and finance leaders improve accuracy, save time, and get more done. Deploy with confidence over the cloud, backed by our end-to-end support services, deep expertise, and global reach. Integrate easily with existing systems and data sources. Certent helps you redefine your approach to governance, risk, and compliance. The company operates in seven countries and serves over 2,400 public, private, and pre-IPO companies around the world.

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