6sense Appoints Brocade CMO Christine Heckart to Board of Directors

One of 50 most powerful women in technology brings 27 years of experience to the board

Dec 17, 2015, 06:00 ET from 6sense

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 6sense, a predictive intelligence platform for enterprise B2B marketing and sales, today announced the appointment of Christine Heckart to the company's board of directors. Currently serving as chief marketing officer (CMO) of Brocade Communications Systems, a leading provider of world-class networking solutions, Heckart brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in strategic marketing and will play a vital role on 6sense's board.

With 27 years of experience in senior marketing leadership positions, including more than 10 years as a data-driven, enterprise CMO, Heckart possesses a deep understanding of the marketing technology ecosystem and brings an informed perspective on the tools B2B marketers need to be successful. Heckart has led companies through every stage of growth and will bring a CMO's vision and experience to the 6sense board. After years of pushing the boundaries of technology, Heckart will work with the 6sense team to ensure that the company's product strategy successfully meets the demands of a dynamic market.

"6sense is honored to have Christine join our board of directors," said 6sense CEO and founder, Amanda Kahlow. "Christine's wisdom will be invaluable as we continue to build an outstanding team to execute on an aggressive product roadmap and our long-term vision. With her vast experience as a technical, forward-thinking CMO, Christine is the embodiment of 6sense's ideal customer and her unique insight will allow us to tailor our product to match customer need."

Recently named as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council, Heckart further diversifies 6sense's board and will support the company's mission to inspire women to seek leadership roles with confidence. Heckart joins a board consisting of Indranil Guha of Bain Capital Ventures, Roger Lee of Battery Ventures, Steven Walske of Myriad Investments, Brian Ascher of Venrock and 6sense's Amanda Kahlow and Viral Bajaria.

"6sense is a pioneer in the predictive analytics space and is revolutionizing the way enterprise B2B companies approach marketing and sales," said Heckart. "Having witnessed firsthand the shift companies are making towards more data-driven strategies, I'm confident this company has the unique technology, vision and team to provide enterprises with actionable insights that drive immediate results. I look forward to contributing to 6sense's future success."

Heckart's previous experience includes serving as the executive vice president of strategy, marketing, people and IT at ServiceSource and the CMO of both NetApp and Juniper Networks. Heckart also currently serves on the Board of Directors at Lam Research, a leading provider of wafer fabrication equipment to the semiconductor industry.

About 6sense
6sense's mission is to provide leading companies with 100 percent visibility into buyers, enabling competitive dominance in their markets. 6sense is the central nervous system powering all marketing, sales and business operations teams. 6sense predicts who will buy what products when and where they are in the buyer's journey. The company's predictive intelligence platform helps B2B marketing and sales leaders uncover net-new, in-market prospects based on powerful data science and billions of time-sensitive intent interactions.

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