SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inbenta (https://www.inbenta.com), the Natural Language search platform powered by Artificial Intelligence, today announced the addition of four new hires to the executive team. These appointments include Chief Financial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Product and EVP of Sales. Together, these new leaders bring decades of experience and expertise to the Inbenta organization.
"Inbenta is currently well-positioned to continue its exponential growth in a market that's expected to reach $5.02 billion by 2020. To support this scale, we've welcomed an exceptional group of industry veterans to help lead the company," said Jordi Torras, Inbenta CEO and Founder. "We are very excited to now have these prestigious individuals as part of our executive team."
Inbenta's current executive team — which includes Torras, Ferran Saurina (COO), and Jordi Prats (CTO) — will now be joined by Chief Financial Officer Greg Wookey, Chief Marketing Officer John Forrester, Head of Product Peter Charles and Executive VP of Sales Patrick Cassady:
Greg Wookey, Chief Financial Officer
Greg is a veteran CFO with over 30 years of financial and operational experience in the technology industry. A valuable contributor to the growth of several private and public enterprise software companies, he most recently served as the SVP of Payments at MINDBODY, Inc. Prior to his SVP role, he served MINDBODY, Inc. as CFO. His expertise also earned him a position on both the Retail Technology Committee and Payment Sales & Strategy Committee for the Electronic Transaction Association.
John Forrester, Chief Marketing Officer
John is a seasoned marketing executive with a 20-year career in global marketing, branding, product marketing, digital marketing, customer acquisition, social media, and corporate marketing. Prior to taking on responsibility of leading all aspects of global marketing at Inbenta, John served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Workato, and previously held management roles at Xero, RingCentral and VMware.
Patrick Cassady, Executive VP of Sales
Patrick is a top-performing strategist with an extensive and progressive sales management career. He has achieved multimillion-dollar revenue growth for enterprise software providers through his in-depth understanding of effective selling techniques, and experience across diverse vertical markets. Prior to joining Inbenta, Patrick was SVP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Ascribe, an NLP and Machine Learning company focused on text analytics. Most recently he drove the sales effort for ClearSlide as Vice President of Sales.
Peter Charles, Head of Product
Peter is an Enterprise Search veteran who joins the from OpenText (Recommind Inc.), where he was the Senior Director of Product Management with ownership of Enterprise Search and SaaS Infrastructure. As an early member of the Recommind team Peter led Professional Services, Development and Product teams with a focus on search user interfaces, visualization of machine learning and content integration.
Inbenta's products are now used by hundreds of customers around the world. Over the past year, the company has grown its global client roster with impressive wins across various industries.
For more information about Inbenta, please visit www.inbenta.com.
Inbenta specializes in natural language processing and semantic search to improve the customer experience. Support services such as dynamic FAQs, knowledge management and chatbots improve business website searches, customer self-service, and e-commerce conversions. With a team of expert linguists assigned to each client to help them understand the root cause of queries and make suggestions on updates to FAQs, Inbenta's products help businesses improve the overall online experience offered to customers. Inbenta's patented technology has greatly reduced incoming customer service emails and calls to call centers for industry-leading companies including Ticketmaster, BBVA, NTT, Groupon and Schlage Locks.
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