SOURCE: Selligent

Selligent

December 05, 2017 08:00 ET

Kevin Thompson Joins Selligent as Chief Financial Officer

Silicon Valley executive with strong SaaS growth track record joins Selligent's leadership

REDWOOD CITY, CA and BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2017) -  Selligent, a provider of relationship marketing SaaS solutions based on consumer insights, today announced the appointment of Kevin Thompson as Chief Financial Officer. Thompson will join the executive team, and will work from the Redwood City, CA office. He will lead the global finance team, and will spearhead the financial strategy to support Selligent's rapid growth.

"Selligent has grown quickly to become a global operation with blue chip clients, and I'm excited to join the team at an important inflection point in their business," said Thompson. "Brands are looking for a flexible, integrated solution to solve the problems that unwieldy marketing cloud offerings have created. Selligent is perfectly poised to serve this demand. I look forward to helping drive the organic and inorganic expansion strategy that ensures Selligent delivers top notch marketing automation now and in the future."

Kevin Thompson comes to Selligent with experience as a CFO for several successful Silicon Valley SaaS companies. Most recently, Thompson was CFO at Maravai Life Sciences where he participated in several acquisitions in partnership with the private equity firm GTCR and led integration strategies post-acquisition. Previously, Thompson was CFO at Elastica (acquired by Blue Coat), HEAT Software (acquired by Clearlake Capital), and Vitria Technology. Thompson earned a BS in engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

"Kevin is a veteran Silicon Valley CFO, who deeply understands the dynamic nature of technology companies in high-growth sectors like marketing automation," said John Hernandez, CEO of Selligent. "Kevin will play an important role on the Selligent leadership team as we expand in North America and abroad and invest further in our product offering."

About Selligent
Selligent's omnichannel marketing platform empowers marketers to engage with consumers using relevant insights. Our technology was built to support our Consumer-First Marketing philosophy, which makes consumer needs the trigger for all brand actions. With Selligent, B2C brands can bridge the gap between big data and real-time campaign execution, creating valuable interactions across channels that become more relevant over time.

More than 700 brands across retail, travel, automotive, publishing, and financial services rely on Selligent's proven platform, including InterContinental Hotels Group and ING. With 10 offices across the United States and Europe and more than 50 agency partners and resellers, Selligent serves over 30 countries with local, personalized service. 

Learn more at www.selligent.com and connect with the team at TwitterLinkedIn, and our blog.

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