Experienced Software Sales Leader to Lead Next Phase of FirstRain Growth
SAN MATEO, Calif., Jul 10, 2013 – FirstRain, the global leader in advanced customer intelligence analytics for the enterprise (big data for customer-facing teams), today announced that Scott Weber has joined the company as the executive vice president of sales. Weber will be responsible for all sales activities, including new customer development, global accounts and enterprise customer growth.
“I joined FirstRain because I can see the tremendous opportunity we have to help our enterprise customers. We impact their revenue growth by helping their sales and marketing professionals deeply understand their customers’ businesses and markets and so provide their customers with higher value solutions,” Weber said. “This is a critical stage for a company–when it is growing rapidly in a short period of time–and I’m really glad to be on board, contributing my experience in leading and expanding enterprise software sales teams to new levels of success for both FirstRain and our customers.”
Most recently, Weber served as regional vice president and vice president of enterprise sales at NICE Systems. Prior to joining NICE Systems, Weber led both global and enterprise sales at IBM and PTC. He holds a bachelor of science in consumer economics from the University of Maryland.
“Our business is growing very fast right now and Scott will make an incredible addition to the FirstRain team,” said Penny Herscher, CEO of FirstRain. “We are growing our sales team by three times this year and Scott brings the sales leadership experience we need to drive our growth and help our customers achieve their business objectives as the economy and end-markets grow.” /p>
FirstRain is a pioneer and leader in customer intelligence solutions for the enterprise. FirstRain’s cross-platform solutions provide sales, marketing and finance professionals analytics tuned to their specific company strategy and allow them to deeply understand their customer’s business and their markets. FirstRain’s patented, advanced analytics technology finds business-focused Web and social media and then integrates it seamlessly into the world’s premier CRM and social enterprise platforms, including Salesforce.com, Chatter, Cisco WebEx Social, Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics, Jive and Yammer. This intelligence is similarly incorporated into leading research platforms such as Fidelity.com, Interactive Data and Mergent. Based in San Mateo, California, FirstRain also has offices in New York and Gurgaon, India.
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