Kenexa, provider of business solutions for human resources, said today that Google Executive Chairman Eric E. Schmidt has been selected to deliver keynote presentations at Kenexa’s upcoming 2011 World Conference, “The Conference of Grown-Up Dreams.”

Schmidt was the CEO for Google from 2001-2011, where he oversaw Google’s technical and business strategy alongside founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Schmidt was also responsible for building Google’s partnerships and other business relationships, government outreach and technology thought leadership, and advising the current CEO and senior leadership on business and policy issues.

“Google’s transformational business strategies under Eric Schmidt’s leadership embody Kenexa’s principles. We’re very excited to have him join our list of influential keynote speakers at this year’s Kenexa World Conference,” commented Rudy Karsan, Chairman and CEO of Kenexa. “As always, our goal is to inspire attendees to break business conventions, test the waters of innovation and create innovative best practices that will propel their organizations to new levels of success.”

Kenexa’s conference will be held at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. on October 11 and 12, 2011. A full agenda of breakout sessions will led by industry experts. Other events include keynote presentations, entertainment and special events.

According to a news release, Schmidt joins other speakers including Billy Beane, vice president and general manager of the Oakland A’s, and Mike Abrashoff, former Navy commander and author of “It’s Your Ship.” Beane and Abrashoff will also share their experiences with inventive management methods.


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