Press ReleaseAugust 6, 2019
Gainsight™ CEO Nick Mehta Ranks 2nd on Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019 List Image

Gainsight™ CEO Nick Mehta Ranks 2nd on Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019 List

Mehta Recognized for SaaS Leadership for the Third Consecutive Year

[San Francisco, CA - August 6, 2019] –  Gainsight™, the Customer Success company, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Nick Mehta, was recognized as one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019 by The Software Report. Mehta ranked second on the list, jumping up from the third spot in the 2018 list. The Top 50 SaaS CEOs were reviewed across a number of key attributes including integrity, intellect, drive, emotional intelligence, organizational culture, and operational skill. 

“There are so many distinguished CEOs on this list and I’m incredibly honored to be recognized among the likes of Eric Yuan, Linda Crawford, Corey Thomas, Reggie Aggarwal, and Jeff Lawson,” said Nick Mehta, Chief Executive Officer at Gainsight. “If CEOs operate with a customer-centric mindset, it benefits more than just the customers and the bottom line. When a business and its customers are succeeding, it's validation and a celebration for employees. I believe this list reflects leaders who understand the ripple effect of putting customers at the center of their business models, and I’m excited to be a part of it.” 

The Software Report (formerly known as “The SaaS Report”) is a comprehensive source for market research and insights, business news, investment activity and corporate actions related to the SaaS and software sectors. The Top 50 CEOs were selected based on nomination submissions from colleagues, peers and other software industry participants. The most highly regarded CEOs had a high volume of nominations showing consistency to primary characteristics comprising the individual’s effective leadership style. According to The Software Report, “It became clear that to build a high performing organization supported by a constructive and enduring culture, the CEO needed to possess a unique set of rare skills.”

Since joining Gainsight in 2013, Nick has helped raise $156 million in funding and has grown the company from a handful of employees to more than 660 people working in offices worldwide. Moreover, Nick has also built an award-winning company culture. In just this past year, Gainsight has been recognized with numerous best workplace and culture awards, including “Best Company Culture in 2018,” and “Best Company Outlook in 2019”  by Comparably, Inc. Magazine’s “2019 Best Workplaces” list, and your publication, The San Francisco Business Times’ “2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work” list. 

About Gainsight®: Gainsight’s innovative customer-centric technology is driving the future of customer success. The company’s Customer Cloud offers a powerful set of solutions focused on customer success, product experience, revenue optimization, customer experience, and customer data, that together enable businesses to put the customer at the center of everything they do. Companies that use Gainsight grow net retention by up to 33 percent. Learn how leading companies like Adobe, Box, GE Digital and Workday use Gainsight at www.gainsight.com.