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Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy, to Speak at Workiva Amplify

Record Attendance Expected at Eighth Annual Workiva User Conference

AMES, Iowa - April 3, 2019 – Workiva (NYSE:WK), the leading cloud provider of connected data, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces that Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy, will speak on the closing day of the Workiva Amplify user conference, to be held September 9-12 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas.

Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization that works with teachers, students and education leaders around the world to transform education. Khan Academy’s free resources provide personalized learning in core academic subjects from preschool to university and beyond for more than 70 million registered users across 190 countries.

Mr. Khan will speak about Khan Academy's mission to provide a free, world-class education for millions of students around the globe and share his vision for the future of education.

“I have enormous respect for Khan Academy and what they have achieved,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “I am excited that Sal Khan, one of the foremost visionaries of our time, will be sharing how he leveraged technology to transform global education.”

The Workiva Amplify user conference expects to bring together more than 1,800 Workiva customers and industry leaders for four days of learning, networking, sharing best practices and hands-on training.

Workiva Amplify highlights include:

  • More than 80 sessions on a wide range of topics, including SEC and compliance reporting, accounting, finance, internal audit, integrated risk and regulated risk
  • Hands-on instruction on Workiva solutions
  • Roundtables with industry leaders and experts
  • Opportunities to network with more than 1,800 peers
  • 15+ CPE credits
  • Entertainment provided by the X Ambassadors at Amplify Live
  • Registration for the Workiva Amplify user conference is open now. Details can be found at

    About Workiva Amplify

    Workiva Amplify is the annual Workiva user conference. In 2019, it expects to bring together over 1,800 accounting, finance and compliance professionals; industry leaders and Workiva experts for four days of learning, networking, sharing best practices, continuing education credits and hands-on training.

    About Workiva

    Workiva, the leading cloud provider of connected data, reporting and compliance solutions, is used by thousands of enterprises across 180 countries, including more than 75 percent of Fortune 500® companies, and by government agencies. Our customers have linked over five billion data elements to trust their data, reduce risk and save time.

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