Industry Leaders Steve Boese and Rosemarie Day to Speak at Benefitfocus One Place to Help Benefits and Insurance Professionals Navigate Unprecedented Change & Opportunity in Health Care

Boese and Day bring vast experiences from both the employer and carrier perspectives to Benefitfocus community

Charleston, S.C. – September 22, 2016 – Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, today announced two renowned industry leaders, Steve Boese and Rosemarie Day, will be speaking at the BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 2017 conference, March 14–16 in Orlando, Florida. The One Place conference brings together HR and insurance professionals and thought leaders from all corners of the country to discuss and shape the future of benefits management. Both speakers bring decades of experience in health care and benefits management, Boese on the employer side and Day on the carrier, offering One Place attendees fresh insights and recommendations to help address emerging needs of employees, employers and insurers alike.

“We’ve seen an unprecedented amount of change and disruption in the health care industry in the last few years which has required benefits and HR professionals to take on new responsibilities and invest in new technologies,” said Benefitfocus CEO Shawn Jenkins. “We’re honored to have two such distinguished leaders speak at One Place to help our community make sense of the ever-evolving benefits management space and to share their own insights on how to best manage these changes.”

Steve Boese Background

An award-winning HR technology expert, editor, blogger and "HR Happy Hour Show" co-host, Boese brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and implementation of complex human resources technology solutions for global enterprises. He's also the co-chair of the popular HR Technology Conference, the world's largest gathering of the global HR Technology community, and a writer/editor for Human Resource Executive magazine.

Boese will share insights into the evolution and personalization of benefits, the drivers of health care consumerism and how benefits technology is “Amazoning” the benefits shopping experience.

Rosemarie Day Background

The president and founder of Day Health Strategies, Day has over 25 years of leadership experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors.  Her most notable role was in developing the operational strategy for the nation’s first health insurance exchange, a major component of Massachusetts' landmark health care reform legislation, which became a model for the Affordable Care Act. Today, Day focuses on serving organizations that want to transform their approach to offering and delivering health care.

Day will discuss how organizations can implement strategies for successfully navigating changes in the health care system, including health reform, and sharing her perspective on the impacts of consumerism in the insurance industry.

The One Place 2017 annual conference provides benefits, insurance and HR professionals a venue for collaboration, networking, continuing education credits and inspiration. To learn more about One Place 2017, and to register for the conference, visit

About Benefitfocus

Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) provides a leading cloud-based benefits management platform that simplifies how organizations and individuals shop for, enroll in, manage and exchange benefits. Every day leading employers, insurance companies and the consumers they serve rely on our platform to manage, scale and exchange benefits data seamlessly. In an increasingly complex benefits landscape, we bring order to chaos so our clients and their employees have access to better information, make better decisions and lead better lives. Learn more at, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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