August 09, 2011 09:00 ET

LogMeIn CEO and Founder Michael Simon Joins HubSpot's Board of Directors

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2011) - Michael Simon, CEO and founder of LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM), is joining HubSpot's Board of Directors.

Simon has done a masterful job of growing LogMeIn from a private, pre-revenue startup to a publicly traded market leader with more than $100 million in annual revenue and a nearly $1 billion market cap in just eight years.

HubSpot, which offers an all-in-one inbound marketing software platform including lead nurturing, social media, blogging, and analytics, has nearly 5,000 customers in 34 countries. It was founded in 2006 by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah, and is based in Cambridge, MA.

Prior to starting LogMeIn, Simon started the company Uproar, Inc., which provided online game shows and interactive games. It was acquired by Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. in March 2001.

"Simon is a real pro, and I look forward to having his sage advice as we continue to build a marketing transformation juggernaut," said Brian Halligan, HubSpot CEO and co-founder.

Simon will be replacing Gail Goodman, the CEO of Constant Contact, who has been on HubSpot's board since the company's early days. "She has been a great coach for me personally, has helped us get our head around the SaaS math, and been a steady presence in the board meetings themselves," said Halligan.


HubSpot, Inc. offers an all-in-one marketing software platform that has helped more than 4,900 companies in 34 countries increase the number of visitors to their websites and convert more of those visitors to leads and customers. Applications in the software platform include website management, blogging, search engine optimization, lead management, marketing analytics, email marketing, landing pages, and social media monitoring. HubSpot is also the developer of the popular website analysis tool,, which has more than 3 million users. HubSpot, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Find them at