Mehta Recognized by The SaaS Report as #12 Out of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2017
REDWOOD CITY, CA, August 10, 2017 — Gainsight™, the Customer Success company, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Nick Mehta, has been recognized as one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2017 by The SaaS Report. Mehta has been leading Gainsight since February 2013 and the company has raised over $152M of funding to accelerate the growth of the Customer Success industry. As businesses across the globe are undergoing digital transformation or are moving to the subscription business model, Customer Success has become a key imperative to protecting recurring revenue and driving growth through renewals, expansion revenue and advocacy. Also recognized on the list are CEOs from leading Gainsight customers, such as Box, Cornerstone On Demand, DocuSign, Hubspot, Salesforce.com and many others.
The SaaS Report created the list to highlight leaders of Software-as-a-Service companies who have driven revenue growth while creating elite cultures that foster creativity and passion. The report utilized multiple sources from financial reports, press releases, ratings from Glassdoor, LinkedIn information, and other relevant sources.
“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized by The SaaS Report, let alone on a list with business luminaries such as Aaron Levie, Julia Hartz and Marc Benioff,” said Nick Mehta, Chief Executive Officer at Gainsight. “More than anything else, this recognition validates the importance of Customer Success as a critical business driver in the outcome economy for companies of all sizes and industries.”
Under Nick’s leadership, Gainsight has become the Customer Success platform-of-record with a total enterprise customer roster representing over $2.23 trillion of market cap. The company experienced over 167% YoY growth in 2016 and is backed by the leading investors in enterprise software, including Battery Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco Investments, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures and Summit Partners.
Prior to Gainsight, Nick focused on developing opportunities in the enterprise applications and infrastructure markets as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners. Nick also previously served as CEO of LiveOffice, where he led the company’s profitable growth to $25 MM in revenue and its successful sale to Symantec in 2012 for $115M. LiveOffice earned the recognition as a Visionary by Gartner, as an Inc. 5000 company and as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. Before joining LiveOffice, Nick was a Vice President at VERITAS Software (acquired by Symantec).
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- Learn more about the Gainsight platform: https://www.gainsight.com/customer-success-products/
- Read more about Gainsight’s customers: https://www.gainsight.com/customers
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About The SaaS Report
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Gainsight™, the Customer Success company, helps businesses grow faster by reducing churn, increasing upsell, and driving customer advocacy. Gainsight’s product helps you touch customers effectively, track customer health consistently and transform the way your company orients around the customer. Gainsight provides a 360° view of customers and drives retention across Customer Success, sales, marketing, executive and product management. Learn how leading companies like Adobe, Box, Cisco, DocuSign, Micro Focus, Marketo and Workday use Gainsight to help their customers succeed at www.gainsight.com.
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