Cloud9 Analytics, the leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions, announced that Jim Burleigh has been named CEO. Former CEO and Cloud9 co-founder, Swayne Hill becomes Senior Vice President, Global Field Operations, reporting directly to Burleigh.
Burleigh brings deep operational experience in successfully scaling companies through high growth periods. He comes from RedPrairie, where he served as Sr. Vice President, OnDemand Division. Prior, he was CEO of SmartTurn, a leader in SaaS inventory and warehouse management systems that was acquired by RedPrairie in 2010. Burleigh was a member of the founding management team of salesforce.com where he led marketing and products. He started his career at Oracle Corporation as a Director of Alliances and graduated from the California Institute of Technology with a BSEE.
“Cloud9’s sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions fill an enormous un-met need in today’s CRM marketplace,” said Jim Burleigh. “Our primary goal is to capitalize on the tremendous customer momentum we are experiencing; I look forward to working with Cloud9’s seasoned management team, dedicated employees, and world-class customers.”
“Cloud9 is very fortunate to attract Jim to lead us through our next phase of growth,” stated Swayne Hill. “Jim’s experience and proven leadership will be invaluable as we expand our business in 2011 and beyond.”
About Cloud9 Analytics
Cloud9 is the global leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions for Salesforce CRM. The company delivers these revenue performance management applications directly to line–of–business users to dramatically improve the predictability of their sales forecasts, the effectiveness of their one-on-one sales rep coaching, and productivity of their weekly sales meetings. The result is higher win rates, better CRM adoption, and accelerated revenue. Cloud9 solutions deliver value in just 24 hours and require zero installation, zero maintenance, and zero IT support. Cloud9 customers include Covad Communications, EMC2, Siemens, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Thomson Reuters. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, please visit www.cloud9analytics.com.