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Simply SaaS Forum

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The Simply SaaS Forum is the BEST way for SaaS professionals in the Southeast to learn, connect, and be inspired.

The half-day event is jam-packed with SaaS best practice stories, lessons learned, and actionable takeaways from the top thought leaders in the industry. This forum is for first time founders ready to get their hands dirty. It’s for early stage SaaS professionals that want to build products and teams that matter. This is for SaaS leaders that want to connect with other leaders that are facing the same growing pains. We’re in this together!

As for the program, we’ve broken it out into sales, marketing, product/engineering, and customer success, with plenty of time for networking on both ends of the sessions.


Keynote Speaker

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Scott Voigt, Co-Founder & CEO of FullStory, joins for a Keynote Q&A with David Cummings.


Rapid Fire Learning Speakers

4 Rapid Fire Learning Sessions on Sales, Marketing, Product/Engineering, Customer Success

Plus: Networking with the top SaaS professionals in the Southeast

Bonus Curated Networking Opportunity:
Opt in for a bonus networking opportunity and you’ll receive a curated list of contacts, based on you networking objectives, that you can use as a reference during the networking portions of the Forum. 
 


AGENDA: 


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm : Network & Welcome


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm : Rapid Fire Sales Session

Pete Mansel, Vice President, Sales at Rigor

Pete is the VP of Sales at Rigor, a leading provider of Digital Experience Lifecycle Management solutions. As a growth mindset leader with 23+ years of experience driving new revenue for enterprise software companies, he has built and developed high performing teams. Pete is responsible for accelerating Rigor’s growth and sales velocity across all addressable markets globally. Prior to joining Rigor, he served in leadership roles at HP Enterprise, LANDESK and Computer Associates.

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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm : Rapid Fire Marketing Session

Kevin O'Malley, Vice President, Marketing at SalesLoft

Kevin has over 20 years of Marketing experience. He enjoys learning new methods of Marketing that improves the speed and accuracy of creating predictable and scalable growth. His specialties include: B2B Marketing, Product Management, Product Marketing, Strategy, Business Development, Event production and management, Sales Development and Demand Generation.

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2:30 pm - 2:45 pm : Recharge Break + Networking


2:45 pm - 3:15 pm : Rapid Fire Product/Engineering Session

Matthew Swanson, Co-Founder & Chief Software Architect at CINC

Matt created the software architecture behind CINC’s platforms. Before joining CINC, he was the CTO at HBN Interactive and Director of Marketing Technologies at CareerBuilder.com, where he served for over eight years. Matt worked to develop emerging partnerships with companies such as Disney and Facebook in addition to SEO initiatives.

He also served as a Sr. Software Engineer with CareerBuilder and architected solutions to notify over 20M job seekers per month of new jobs available on CareerBuilder.com. Previously, Matt was a consultant with Accenture and led development efforts with clients such as Bank of America, AT&T, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm : Rapid Fire Customer Success Session

Katie Christian, Vice President, Strategic Accounts at SalesLoft

Katie's a passionate revenue leader with a knack for reating exceptional customer experience.

She brings knowledge and foresight from years leading sales and CX teams in a 5 Star global organization to the SaaS community. You can find her spreading #SalesLove to customers and Lofters while leveraging sales and customer strategies, as Vice President of Strategic Accounts.

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3:45 pm - 4:00 pm : Recharge Break + Networking


4:00 pm - 4:45 pm :  Keynote Q&A with David Cummings

Scott Voigt, Co-Founder & CEO of FullStory

Scott thinks that everyone deserves a more perfect customer experience. With this in mind, he and a few folks much smarter than himself started FullStory, a radically new type of web analytics company that, after about 10 minutes of implementation, captures every user event (really, all of them), unlocking session playback, real-time search, and a natural way to explore user data.

Prior to FullStory, Scott spent six fantastic years at Silverpop (acquired by IBM) in a myriad of roles, including VP of Marketing. Prior to Silverpop, he served as COO at Innuvo LLC, a tiny web technology company that was acquired by Google. He also spent some time at Noro-Moseley Partners, the Southeast's oldest and largest venture capital firm.

Voigt holds a Bachelor of Science in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a MBA from the Wharton School.

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4:45 pm - 6:00 pm : Happy Hour Networking


Grab your seat today! 

Check out a recap from March's Simply SaaS Forum.

Earlier Event: May 10
Simply SaaS University - SDR 101
Later Event: June 27
Meetup with Stefan Koenig