FOSTER CITY, CA - (23 May, 2018) Leader in Conversational AI Adds Former Marketo and Oracle Sales Executive to Executive Team as Company Expands in Markets, Capabilities and Geographies
FOSTER CITY, CA—May 23, 2018—Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, today announced the addition of Gregg Ames to the company’s executive leadership team. He will serve as Chief Sales Officer, a new position at the company.
Ames has years of experience managing fast-growing sales teams, successfully defining new categories of software, and upleveling company capabilities to meet the demanding needs of enterprise customers. In his role at Conversica, Ames will lead the sales function as the company grows, adds new conversational AI solutions, and expands into new industries and geographies.
Ames joins Conversica from Kibo Commerce, where he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. He previously served in enterprise sales leadership roles at Marketo, where he grew the enterprise software business to over $100 million in annual recurring revenue, setting the stage for the company’s successful IPO. He began his sales career at Oracle.
“We could not be more excited to welcome Gregg to the Conversica leadership team,” said Alex Terry, CEO of Conversica. “Category leadership requires the best executive leadership, especially as we capitalize on new growth opportunities in solutions, industries and countries. I am confident that Gregg’s sales leadership expertise, honed at leading software companies Marketo and Oracle, is exactly what we need to continue to accelerate Conversica’s growth.”
“Conversica has a peerless leadership team managing impressive growth,” said Ames. “The company’s success in automating business conversations with AI provides an amazing ROI to the clients we serve, making my job of acquiring more of them that much easier. While I recognize the challenges of driving accelerating growth in software, I see unparalleled potential to expand our solution’s addressable market through new AI assistants, new industries and new geographies. Conversica was an opportunity I could not pass up.”
To learn more about Conversica’s conversational AI for business, visit conversica.com.
Conversica is the leader in conversational AI for business and the only provider of AI-driven lead engagement software for marketing and sales organizations. The flagship Conversica® AI Sales Assistant helps companies find and secure customers more quickly and efficiently by automatically contacting, engaging, qualifying and following up with leads via natural, two-way conversations. Used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide, Conversica’s sales assistants are built on a proven AI platform integrating natural language processing (NLP), natural language generation (NLG), and machine learning (ML) capabilities and engage prospects over multiple communication channels and in multiple languages. Recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, Conversica is a portfolio company of Providence Equity, Kennet Partners and Toba Capital and is headquartered in Foster City, Calif.