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|Founded||California (2001 )|
|Founder||Lars Dalgaard, Aaron Au|
|Headquarters||South San Francisco, California, US|
Number of employees
SAP SuccessFactors is an American multinational company headquartered in South San Francisco, California, providing cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software solutions using the Software as a service (SaaS) model.
SuccessFactors was founded in 2001 by Lars Dalgaard. In November 2007, the company went public on the NASDAQ Global Market under the stock symbol SFSF. In July 2008, SuccessFactors successfully completed the move to the NYSE (press release), NYSE Euronext (press release), and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Deutsche Boerse), becoming the first triple listed technology company. It has its services translated into 32 languages and currently has more than 6,000 customers with over 32 million users in 60 industries in over 185 countries.
On December 3, 2011, SAP AG and SuccessFactors announced that SAP's subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., had entered into a definitive merger agreement with SuccessFactors to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of SuccessFactors. It was also announced that SuccessFactors would remain independent and be named "SuccessFactors, an SAP company". The acquisition was completed on February 16, 2012.
As of October 2013, SuccessFactors opened up its platform as part of the SAP Cloud Platform. Applications such as Accenture Audit & Compliance Tool and Enterprise Q&A by EnterpriseJungle were showcased during the 2014 Annual SAP Conference, SAPPHIRE.