Shutterstock Sales Head, Nick Flynn, Joins Rokt.
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce marketing technology today announced Nick Flynn as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Flynn is charged with building added capabilities into our client service teams to carry Rokt's revenue momentum to the next level.
Flynn, based in New York, reports to Bruce Buchanan, Rokt's CEO, who said "Rokt has had great success in the past 12 months, with revenues more than doubling. We now need an experienced client leader to help introduce Rokt to more e-commerce marketers.
"Nick has a truly remarkable track record for finding innovative ways to drive revenue growth and increase profitability. He has a real expertise in the analysis, and development of sales organizations such that they can operate and flourish in challenging business environments," Buchanan said.
Before joining Rokt, Flynn was Senior Vice President of Sales at Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), a leading provider of licensed photographs, illustrations, videos and music. During his time as its sales leader, the company's revenue performance grew by more than 450%.
"In very little time, Rokt has become a global force in creating and optimizing marketing opportunities for e-commerce businesses, and helping performance marketers acquire customers at scale. It is poised for even more dramatic growth." Flynn said. "As such, I am thrilled to be able to apply my experience and enthusiasm for expanding sales with a stellar group of Rokt-stars."
Prior to Shutterstock, Flynn held a series of sales roles of increasing responsibilities at UGO Entertainment, an online property of Hearst Communications. While there he helped to boost revenue by 7.5X, and played instrumental roles in a number of corporate developments; notably, UGO's acquisition by Hearst. Flynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications from Elon University, and certificates from several Vivendi Universal Management Training programs.
Rokt sits at the intersection of digital marketing and commerce connecting the world's biggest brands and e-commerce sites with customers in a buying state of mind. Rokt reaches them at the exact moment they're most receptive — the Transaction Moment — to introduce them to something new and relevant. By saying "hi" at the moment it matters most, we help create relationships that last a lifetime. We turn people into your people, and customers into repeat customers.