Birdeye Names Dave Lehman as President and COO to Fuel Long-Term Growth
Lehman Brings 20 Years of Executive Leadership Scaling Go-to-Market Organizations at Yext and Salesforce
Birdeye Names Dave Lehman as President and COO
Birdeye, the leading experience marketing platform, has appointed Dave Lehman as President and Chief Operating Officer. Lehman brings more than 20 years of experience as an operational leader at customer-centric technology companies to Birdeye. He will be responsible for all go-to-market functions, including sales, marketing, operations and customer success.
Prior to joining Birdeye, Lehman was Executive Vice President at Yext, Chief Revenue Officer at Campaign Monitor, and Vice President of Commercial Sales at Salesforce, roles where he consistently built and led sales and marketing teams to success. Specifically, Lehman’s sales organization at Campaign Monitor doubled bookings in just 12 months. At Salesforce, he opened the Chicago office and grew the team to more than 400 people in just two years.
“Dave is a proven world-class leader and go-to-market executive,” said Naveen Gupta, CEO of Birdeye. “He has incredibly relevant and extensive experience in high-growth SaaS, customer experience, marketing solutions, and local businesses. As we continue to expand globally, I could not think of a better leader to help fuel our hyper-growth.”
“It’s an exciting time to join Birdeye, the #1 leader in Customer Experience Automation” said Dave Lehman. “The demand for intuitive software solutions to help local businesses grow their bottom line is high across all industries – and the addressable market is massive. I’m excited to join a team that’s built a great product and customer base, and am eager to continue to build out the executive team and climb to new heights with them.”
Lehman joins Birdeye at a pivotal moment of high company growth. With over 50,000 customers in eight countries, Birdeye is poised to own the customer experience space for local businesses and drive success in 2020 and beyond.
It’s an exciting time to join Birdeye, the #1 leader in Customer Experience Automation. The demand for intuitive software solutions to help local businesses grow their bottom line is high across all industries – and the addressable market is massive.
Birdeye drives business growth by getting new reviews improving customer experience. More than 50,000 businesses use Birdeye’s all-in-one platform to effectively manage their reviews, be found online, become the obvious choice, and increase revenue. Founded in 2012, Birdeye is headquartered in Silicon Valley and led by alumni from Google, Amazon, and Yahoo. Birdeye is backed by Salesforce founder Marc Benioff, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, Trinity Ventures and World Innovation Lab.
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