Supporting Scaling Efforts

Sep 1st, 2021 @4:00 pm
A big challenge for growing businesses is gearing up to scale. It isn’t enough to churn out products and services anymore — you have to be equipped for growth. The goal of the CRO is to think big and holistically about the logistics needed to scale up. – Automation is key to scaling efforts. – Not being afraid to hit the pause button to get operations to a maturity level that supports scale

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Kevin Knieriem

CRO Clari

Jayme Smithers

As the Chief Revenue Officer at ThoughtExchange Jayme leads the Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and overall Go to Market (GTM) teams. With over 20+ years of experience in sales and revenue, he has led high-growth tech companies resulting in impressive revenue growth and exits to IPOs at Fortune 500 companies like Oracle, NetSuite and SAP. He joined ThoughtExchange in 2017 as VP of Revenue and now serves as the CRO as a proven global sales leader consistently exceeding revenue targets and demonstrating strong YOY growth. While at ThoughtExchange, he has seen over 600% year-over-year user growth in the first three months of the pandemic and contributed to the hyper growth of the company resulting in the $34M Series B round in 2020, totaling $50 million in funding to date. Outside of work, he has been involved in philanthropic efforts with the StrachanHartley Legacy Foundation and raised over $50K donations for local youth sport and education charities for nearly 10 years.

Bill Schmitt

Chief Revenue Officer Tempo Automation

Stuart Barnes

VP of Sales Vimeo
Stu has spent the last two decades as a sales leader in the video technology category on both sides of the Atlantic. In this time he has seen one business acquired by a media powerhouse, another IPO and the third spin off list. He is currently with Vimeo where, over the last 4 years, he has helped the evolution of the business from a niche consumer experience into a B2B market leader.

Supporting Scaling Efforts

Kevin Knieriem, CRO @ Clari
Jayme Smithers, CRO @ ThoughtExchange
Stuart Barnes, VP of Sales @ Vimeo
Bill Schmitt, CRO @ Tempo Automation

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