SILICON SLOPES, Utah – August 1, 2014 – XANT, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, today announced it is sponsoring VentureBeat’s inaugural GrowthBeat conference as a platinum partner.
XANT Chief Marketing Officer Mick Hollison will join DoubleDutch Vice President of Worldwide Sales Development Russ Hearl in a fireside chat on the business value of sales acceleration technology. DoubleDutch, a leading provider of mobile event apps, saw a 300 percent increase in annual revenue within 18 months of implementing the XANT platform.
“XANT is revolutionizing sales and marketing with breakthrough technology in predictive analytics that enables companies to turn leads, prospects and opportunities into paying customers faster than ever before,” Hollison said. “So we are thrilled to sponsor GrowthBeat, one of the nation’s preeminent conferences on the science of sales and marketing success.”
GrowthBeat is designed to help sales and marketing leaders make sense of the wide variety of marketing technologies on the market today. The conference will take place Aug. 5-6 at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco.
“We’re putting on GrowthBeat to filter through the noise,” said Matt Marshall, founder and CEO of VentureBeat. “We’re exploring the best new tools — across ad tech, marketing automation, branding technology, lead optimization, social marketing, and big data/analytics apps — to help marketers more effectively acquire and retain customers … and grow revenue.”
The conference will focus on six key themes: mobile, social, data, automation, commerce and churn.
Featured speakers will include: Gordon Evans, vice president of product marketing at salesforce.com, Scott Barmmer, vice president of sales strategy, operations and solution engineering at DocuSign, Jared MontBlanc, director of planning and insights for North America at Microsoft, and many more.
Click here for more information on GrowthBeat or to register for the conference.
About XANT, Inc.
XANT offers cloud-based sales acceleration technology. The company provides the sales industry’s first comprehensive sales acceleration platform that creates high-performance sales teams with breakthrough technology including communications for immediate response, gamification for sales motivation, data visualization for an immersive experience with sales data, and predictive analytics for lead prioritization, hiring and more. The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) has recognized XANT as the SaaS provider of the year for four consecutive years. The company has been listed among the fastest growing companies by Inc. and Deloitte and as one of the top 100 private companies by AlwaysOn. XANT ranks No. 5 in the nation for jobs created in the software industry and No. 72 in the nation for jobs created in all industries by Inc. XANT has published leading research in the Harvard Business Review and Forbes. The company has been issued or allowed 11 U.S. patents and has 10 patents pending, with several focused on the areas of predictive analytics and machine learning. XANT enterprise customers include Fidelity, Microsoft, Groupon, McGraw-Hill, Marketo and more. To try the technology, visit XANT.