September 21 / San Francisco

A first of its kind event, Shift: The Culture Conference brings together brilliant minds and dedicated leaders from many industries to talk about HR, the changing world of work, and the role of company culture to shape it.


Keynote Speakers

Arianna Huffington

Founder and CEO of Thrive Global,

Founder of The Huffington Post

and Author

Ben Horowitz
Ben Horowitz

Co-Founder of
Andreessen Horowitz

Patty McCord
Patty McCord

Former Chief Talent

Officer, Netflix

Shawn Achor
Shawn Achor

Happiness Researcher, Author

Jay Fulcher
Jay Fulcher

Chairman + CEO, Zenefits


  • Registration & Breakfast

    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Welcome: The Culture Conference

    9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

  • Leadership & the Power of Culture

    9:20 AM - 10:10 AM

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Employee Experience

    10:10 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Break

    10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Create a Culture, Start a Revolution

    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • The Future of Healthcare

    11:30 AM - 12:05 PM

  • Lunch in Expo Hall

    12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Zenefits: In It Together

    12:50 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Happy Secret to Better Work

    1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Wrap Up

    2:45 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Breakout Sessions

    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Cocktail Reception

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Expo & 

Cocktail Reception

Ready to let your hair down? Join us after the closing remarks for a cocktail reception that includes a hosted bar, inviting dance floor, and a DJ spinning your favorite jams! The night will also boast mouth-watering food, a networking expo, and great conversation amongst fellow attendees and speakers. Come eat, drink, dance, and mingle - you don’t want to miss it!


Some of the most innovative companies will be on hand to discuss their platforms, their people, and their approaches to culture. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about the modern solutions that employees can’t do without.


135 4th St #4000

San Francisco, CA 94103

Join us in the center of San Francisco at City View at Metreon. With unparalleled views and an environment unlike any other, Metreon is the perfect setting to shine a light on the future of work.

Live Stream

Can’t make it to Shift in person? We’re live streaming the Keynote, and Culture Panel.



Where should I stay?

We recommend that attendees book their accommodations as soon as possible, as hotels near Metreon will fill up quickly as Shift approaches. Hotels in the area include W San Francisco, Hotel Zelos, and Hotel Zetta.

How much are tickets?

Admission to Shift is free, but space is limited. Save your seat today to ensure you don’t miss out on this all-day event.

What if I can’t make it to SHIFT?

We’ve got you covered. Register for our live stream to watch our keynote speakers, culture panel, and more.