DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Now, the global leader in digital data collection to power analytics and insights, today announced Tom Johnson as the Executive Vice President of North American Sales effective as of Monday, October 24, 2016.
Johnson is a B2B sales leader with more than 20 years of professional experience in B2B information and market research. Prior to joining Research Now, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales for Interactive Data Corporation (IDC), through their acquisition by InterContinent-al Exchange (ICE). Under his leadership, sales increased 20%. Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales and Client Services for Survey Sampling International (SSI) where he was responsible for double-digit revenue growth and sales force expansion. Prior to SSI, Johnson served as Group Vice President, Strategic Account Channel and Global Sales Operations for Gartner, Inc., where he was tapped to lead sales operations during a period of 20% annual growth and later developed and implemented the strategic account channel for Gartner's most valuable clients.
"Tom is an astute, experienced sales executive with a deep understanding of the market research industry and we are pleased to have him join Research Now," said Gary S. Laben, CEO for Research Now. "His track record of leading and re-invigorating sales organizations at IDC, SSI, and Gartner in combination with his strong leadership skills, industry acumen, and ability to deliver growth through relationship management and new business development will spearhead market expansion opportunities for Research Now."
As EVP of North American Sales at Research Now, Johnson will be responsible for driving sales execution across the Americas, Research Now's largest market, and establishing a robust sales and selling culture to support existing and new services to accelerate revenue growth.
"I am pleased to be joining Research Now at this important point in its history," said Tom Johnson. "The company has a tremendous opportunity to dramatically grow its business by broadening customer relationships, entering new segments, and introducing new products. I am confident I can make a significant contribution to helping Research Now reach its un-tapped potential."
Johnson holds a B.S. degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado Boulder.
About Research Now
Research Now Group, Inc., is the global leader in digital data collection to power analytics and insights. It enables confident, data-driven decision-making for its 3,700 market research, consulting, media, and corporate clients through access to millions of deeply-profiled business professionals and consumers. The company has provided high-quality, proprietary, research-only online panel sample since 2001, and currently operates in over 40 countries from more than 20 offices around the globe with locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Research Now is recognized as the quality, scale, and customer satisfaction leader in the market research industry. For more information, please go to www.researchnow.com.
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