Newly appointed Bob Lewis brings decades of enterprise software sales and executive start-up experience with companies such as Evant, Inc., The 41st Parameter, and SAP.
Davis, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2016
Engage3, a leading competitive intelligence and consumer engagement company, announced today that Bob Lewis has joined the team as Senior Vice President of Sales after serving as an advisor to the executive team for 18 months. Lewis will lead and expand the company’s sales efforts as they prepare to more than double their growth again in 2017.
“This is an exciting time for the company. Bob Lewis is the most strategic executive and sales leader I have had the pleasure of working with and adds a new depth to our leadership team,” said Edris Bemanian, COO of Engage3. “Our solutions are resonating with our customers, which include Fortune 500 companies, who are looking to us to help them compete more profitably. Bob’s experience will be key in both helping us both accelerate and navigate through our growth.”
Lewis’ extensive experience includes having served as CEO of several enterprise software companies including Evant, Inc., a provider of retail planning, replenishment, and enterprise data management software, acquired by Manhattan Associates; The 41st Parameter, a leader in e-commerce fraud detection, acquired by Experian; Converge, Inc., a leading B2B global trading exchange, acquired by Arrow Electronics, Inc.; and Exigent Computer Group, Inc., acquired by both SSA (now Infor) and Xerox. Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB) placed Bob in two of his CEO positions.
As National VP of Sales for SAP, Lewis was responsible for the retail and financial services verticals and led the team to grow revenue by more than 100% year over year. Bob has also served as EVP of Global Operations for Baan and Managing Director for Internet Capital Group. Lewis spent several years in his early career in sales and management roles at IBM.
“I have had the pleasure of being a part of Engage3’s impressive growth as an advisor and have witnessed them create transformative, ROI-driven products that help retailers and brands compete more effectively through the company’s competitive intelligence and personalized promotions solutions,” said Lewis. “The company is positioned for tremendous growth and I am proud to be joining this very talented team.”
Lewis is a graduate of Princeton University, and has also completed graduate studies at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Divinity School and McCormick Seminary.
Founded by the same team that pioneered Retail Price Optimization at Khimetrics, Engage3™ combines data science, deep domain expertise, and innovative technology to be a leading competitive intelligence provider and consumer science company. Engage3’s omni-channel competitive intelligence SaaS platform, MissionControl™, improves CPG companies’ competitive visibility and maximizes their ROI. MissionControl™ is powered by advanced predictive analytics and Engage3’s historical product and pricing database, which consists of over 8 million UPCs and 10 billion price updates per year across over 32,000 retail locations. Engage3 is also recognized by IDC Retail Insights as a first mover in providing participatory commerce solutions for retailers and manufacturers via its Consumer Engagement and Personalization Platform. The platform leverages digital assistants to enable true 1-1 offers that improve the ROI of trade funds 4x over traditional promotions and help retailers & brands transition to this hyper competitive future of personalized pricing. More information is available at http://www.engage3.com.
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