|By PR Newswire||
|August 27, 2014 09:30 AM EDT||
BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Repsly Inc., a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider who simplifies field management and increases field team effectiveness, announced today that Mike Volpe, chief marketing officer at HubSpot, was appointed to the company's board of directors.
"Mike is a highly recognized leader in the SaaS domain, with remarkable marketing and business experience," stated Marko Kovac, CEO at Repsly. "We are thrilled that he has joined Repsly's board of directors."
Volpe currently serves as CMO at HubSpot, the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Since 2006, HubSpot has been on a mission to make the world more inbound. Today, over 11,000 customers in 65 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. Volpe joined HubSpot in early 2007 as the company's fifth employee, and since then the company has grown from 10 to 11,000 customers, expanded from 5 to over 700 employees, and increased revenue from $0 to more than $77 million.
Mike is an MBA graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management and received his BA in Economics and Government, summa cum laude, from Bowdoin College. Volpe is an angel investor and advisor to numerous startups, including Privy, Entelo, GroSocial (acquired by InfusionSoft), GrabCAD, CloudLock, Base CRM, Attend.com, Locately (acquired by SMG Group), FriendBuy, and TinyPulse. A frequent speaker, Volpe has guest lectured at Harvard Business School, Babson College, Carnegie Mellon, TCU, Boston University, and MIT Sloan School of Management.
"Mike brings a truly unique level of experience and insight, not only in playing a key role in the dramatic growth of a SaaS based organization, but also in creating the inbound marketing playbook that has revolutionized B2B marketing," said Kovac. "It is outstanding talent like Mike, that was one of the key factors in choosing Boston as the location for our corporate headquarters."
"I'm ecstatic that Boston is becoming a magnet for thriving B2B SaaS companies," stated Volpe. "Repsly has become the solution of record for field teams globally, and their team has a strong vision and plan for fundamentally changing how field based organizations work. I'm humbled and honored to join the company's board."
In addition to Volpe, Repsly's board of directors consists of Boston area business leaders: Tom First, Managing Partner at First Beverage Group (and co-founder of Nantucket Nectars); Tim Curran, CEO at Sample6; board observer Hambleton Lord, Managing Director at Launchpad Venture Group; as well as Repsly's CEO and Co-founder, Marko Kovac and CTO and Co-founder, Marko Linke. Repsly recently secured its first round of funding lead by First Beverage Group, Launchpad Venture Group, and K5 Ventures.
Repsly, Inc. is a business-to-business software as a service (SaaS) company focused on providing a solution to simplify processes for field teams and their managers. With several hundred customers in over 40 countries, Repsly targets organizations with field reps that visit established clients on a recurring basis to perform customer service and field management functions, such as taking replenishment orders, merchandising products on retail shelves, marketing for referrals, or performing regular maintenance. Deployed by leading global brands as well as innovative start-ups, Repsly enables these organizations to improve the efficiency of their field teams, and greatly simplifies the collection and analysis of field data. As a result, Repsly's solution helps organizations create a tight connection between the field and back-office operations. Founded in 2010, Repsly is headquartered in Boston. For more information please visit the company's website, www.repsly.com.
SOURCE Repsly Inc.
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