SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RizePoint, the global leader in quality and safety management solutions, today announced that Michelle Suzuki, vice president of marketing at RizePoint, has been named Marketer of the Year by Utah Business magazine, an honor recognizing Utah's top marketing talent.
"Our company has a market presence we've never before experienced and it's growing under Michelle's direction," said Frank Maylett, President and CEO of RizePoint. "This award reflects her natural leadership abilities and powerful marketing skills."
In her first year at RizePoint, Suzuki completed a rebrand, revitalized the RizePoint user conference, Engage, and hired a world-class team of marketing professionals. Her efforts led to a 4400 percent increase in leads, a 565 percent increase in sales-qualified opportunities, and a 400 percent increase in social media engagement. A distinguished tech marketer, she was named Marketer of the Year by the Utah Marketing Association and was a finalist for the Women Tech Award.
"Our story is one of amazing advances in the last year. It has been exciting to help fuel RizePoint's growth and lay a foundation for future success," said Suzuki. "I am proud of what we've been able to accomplish and am grateful for this recognition by Utah Business magazine."
A 22-year veteran of technology marketing, Suzuki has led worldwide marketing initiatives at renowned tech companies including EMC, Novell, and Ancestry.com. She joined RizePoint from LANDESK Software, where she was director of global marketing. There, she led global demand generation, web development, corporate branding, and creative services teams. Suzuki holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Brigham Young University.
- RizePoint mobile and cloud-based software helps organizations improve the quality, safety, and sustainability of their products, services, and facilities.
- RizePoint's software is used by 5 of the top 8 hospitality brands and 5 of the top 8 food service brands.
- RizePoint serves more than 387,000 users in 120 countries and territories, speaking 40 languages:
- 105,000 food service restaurants
- 27,000 hotels and resort properties
- 13,000 grocery and retail stores
RizePoint – formerly Steton Technology Group – is the global leader in software solutions that proactively safeguard enterprise compliance—for both internally-imposed standards and externally-imposed regulations. RizePoint software builds and protects brand equity by enabling a consistent customer experience. Our customers gather better data, see necessary actions earlier, and act faster to correct issues before they become costly liabilities. Considered the industry standard for foodservice, hospitality, and retail, RizePoint mobile and cloud-based solutions serve nearly 2 million audits with 200 million questions answered annually. RizePoint is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit RizePoint.com.
About SAMY Awards
The SAMY Awards, presented by Utah Business Magazine, recognize sales and marketing professionals who have had a measurable impact on their company's bottom line. From road warrior to EVP of Sales and from agency team to CMO, the awards recognize Utah's top sales and marketing talent. For more information, visit http://www.utahbusiness.com
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