SAN FRANCISCO and GHENT, Belgium, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Showpad, a leading Sales Enablement Platform, today announced the appointment of several seasoned executives; including Vice President of Sales, Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Engineering. These appointments demonstrate Showpad's continued commitment to delivering innovative and transformative sales enablement solutions that drive real value for their customers.
"We are excited to take our company to a new level by bringing exceptionally talented people on board," said Pieterjan Bouten, founder & CEO. "As we move forward, we stand ready to help businesses around the world take on poor sales performance with a cutting-edge sales enablement platform."
VP Engineering, Chris De Mol
Chris joined Showpad on October 1st and leads development of Showpad Sales Enablement Platform as the Vice President of Engineering. Chris's extensive professional background and engineering expertise makes him ideal for this position. Before joining Showpad, Chris held senior level positions managing large engineering teams at fifthplay, Technicolor, TomTom, Sony and Siemens.
VP Marketing, Emma Dunstone
Emma joined Showpad on August 3rd and leads Showpad's Global Marketing team. Emma brings significant marketing expertise including the development, implementation, and management of product positioning, advertising, marketing communications, and demand generation activities. Before joining Showpad, Emma held multiple positions at AppDynamics where she built the EMEA marketing team before moving to the US to manage global programs and marketing operations. Prior to AppDynamics, Emma held marketing leadership positions at Webroot, SurfControl/Websense and Bluewolf.
VP Sales, Kyle Parrish
Kyle joined Showpad on October 2nd as Vice President of Sales, North America. Kyle is a sales executive with a proven track record of driving revenue, as well as, building and growing sales organizations. Before joining Showpad, Kyle Parrish was at Google as Head of Sales for Google Analytics Premium. Prior to that, Kyle ran a worldwide team at Oracle as Sr. Director of MySQL sales and has also worked at Salesforce.com. Kyle holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.
"These executive additions bring a great depth of enterprise expertise, technology depth and business acuity to our team," said Louis Jonckheere, co-CEO. "Their contributions will be instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Showpad's leading sales enablement platform delivers contextual content to sales teams or channel partners on any device so they can sell anytime and anywhere. Powerful reporting helps enterprise businesses understand content usage and productivity to align sales and marketing efforts toward revenue goals while reducing content struggle. Founded in Belgium, with U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, Showpad empowers marketing and sales teams at more than 750 top companies around the world, including Johnson & Johnson, Fujifilm, Heineken, BASF, Bridgestone, Intel and Audi, to optimize customer opportunities and increase sales. For more information, visit www.showpad.com.