Press Release

XANT Recognized as Inside Sales Provider of the Year

Ashley Blanchard

logo_aa-ispPROVO, Utah – June 18, 2013 – XANT, the leading provider of cloud-based sales acceleration and predictive analytics technology for inside sales professionals, was recognized by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) as the SaaS Productivity Provider of the Year for its PowerDialer for Salesforce 5.0 product. The Award is based specifically on feedback from the membership of the national association. Additionally, AA-ISP recognized the Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals. Top 25 recipients listed in alphabetical order:

Julio Acosta Global Inside Sales Manager at Infoblox
Lauren Bailey President at Factor 8
Danial Barber Manager, NA Sales Development West at Responsys
Louie Bernstein Chief Sales Officer at Izenda**
Trish Bertuzzi President & Chief Strategist at The Bridge Group, Inc.**
Carolynn Betts CEO at Betts Recruiting
Mike Brooks Owner & President at Mr. Inside Sales
Chad Burmeister Director, National Accounts at ON24**
Michael Critchfield VP of Sales at XANT*
Dave Elkington CEO and founder at XANT*
Kevin Gaither VP of Sales at uSamp
Chris Hardeman VP of Corporate Sales at Act-On Software**
Barrett Hennessey Account Executive at PeopleAnswers
Kraig Kleeman Author/Speaker/Global Strategist at Blaire Group
Ken Krogue President and founder at XANT*
Kelly Lichtenberger Director of Inside Sales at LifeSize Communications
Kelly Molander Director of Inside Sales at TIBCO Spotfire
Shawn Naggiar Chief Revenue Officer at Act-On Software**
Laurie Page Managing Partner at The Bridge Group, Inc.**
Rodney President Indirect Sales Supervisor at Capital Access Network
Mark Ruthfield VP of Sales, Executive Team at ZoomInfo
MJ Shutte VP of Corporate Sales at Riverbed Technology
John Smithers Enterprise Account Manager at Oracle
Art Sobczak Owner at Business by Phone, Inc.
Julio Viskovic Sensei of Enterprise Sales Enablement at HootSuite**

Listed are three XANT executives* and seven executives of XANT customers.** “It has been wonderful to be recognized as a company by other members of the national trade association of our peers,” says Ken Krogue, founder and president of XANT. “And for three of our own to rub shoulders with this list of incredible people is very humbling. We will continue to do all we can to grow this exciting industry!” Click to view additional awards given on the AA-ISP website: www.aa-isp.org/inside-sales-awards.php. To learn more about the XANT technologies for sales teams including their lead management software, visit www.www.xant.ai, or to speak to a sales rep, call (877) 200-5698.

About XANT, Inc.

XANT is the worldwide leader in cloud-based, sales automation and predictive analytics for inside sales professionals. XANT holds four patents and pioneered landmark research featured in Harvard Business Review, Inc., Forbes and Fast Company. Their PowerDialer for Salesforce 5.0 has been one of the most popular applications on the salesforce.com AppExchange for over five years. The company was recently recognized #9 by Inc. Magazine for employee growth in Utah and #347 of the 500 Fastest Growing Companies on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500. Enterprise customers include ADP, Dell, Gannett Local, Inc., Marketo, ON24, Re/Max Cornerstone, Seagate, Groupon and more. To try the technology, visit www.www.xant.ai.

About AA-ISP

The AA-ISP is an international association dedicated to advancing the profession of inside sales. The AA-ISP Annual Awards are selected by AA-ISP member evaluations of inside sales service providers. Started in 2010, the AA-ISP Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals recognizes individuals who have been instrumental in leading the inside sales profession.