BURLINGTON, Mass., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Qstream, makers of sales acceleration software that uses science, data, and mobile technology to ignite high-performing teams, today announced two executive appointments to the senior leadership team, overseeing the company's continued expansion into new markets and geographies. Reporting directly to Qstream co-founder and CEO, Duncan Lennox, Michael Gear has been named senior vice president of worldwide sales, and Joe Gruttadauria has been named senior vice president of corporate development.
Experienced at scaling global teams, Gear will lead the company's worldwide sales team and oversee the global expansion of Qstream's channel partnerships. He brings to Qstream an established track record of rapid SaaS sales growth, including GoodData where under his leadership revenues grew from less than $1M to more than $30M in four years. He has also held senior sales leadership positions at Akamai, Webtrends, and Cedexis.
"Michael is an exceptional addition to our leadership team, given his track record with accelerating fast-growth SaaS companies and his passion for customer success," said Duncan Lennox, CEO and co-founder of Qstream. "As we continue to gain market share in the $12 billion sales acceleration market, we'll benefit greatly from his revenue strategy expertise."
Joe Gruttadauria, who has served as Qstream's SVP of sales for the past three years, has been named as SVP of corporate development, taking on the critical role of driving strategic partnerships to expand the company's global footprint. A veteran of both start-ups and blue-chip technology firms, including Oracle and SAP, Joe brings more than 25 years of proven sales and business development expertise to his new role.
"Joe's unparalleled ability to broker strategic relationships, combined with his deep knowledge of our business, will be invaluable to Qstream as we achieve next-level growth," said Lennox. "I look forward to working with Joe on developing and executing on our strategic plan."
Qstream was recently named to the 2016 Deloitte Fast 500 list as one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in North America, and a 2016 Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal. Its award-winning sales capabilities platform helps large sales organizations drive revenue by reinforcing critical sales behaviors in just minutes a day through an engaging mobile user experience and data-driven coaching actions.
Qstream's sales performance platform is used by leading brands in financial services, technology and life sciences, including 14 of the world's top 15 pharmaceutical companies, to manage the effectiveness of their sales teams and front-line managers at scale. Qstream's scientific approach has been validated in more than 20 randomized control trials to boost performance and durably change behaviors in just minutes a day using any mobile device. To learn more, visit Qstream.com, follow us @Qstream or like us at facebook.com/Qstream.
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