Former HP executive, Manoj Goyal, Brings More Than 25 Years of Tech Experience to New Role at Velocify
Los Angeles – May 12, 2015 — Velocify, the market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, announced that Manoj Goyal has been appointed to serve as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Goyal will lead the product, technology, and client success teams, reporting directly to Velocify CEO, Nick Hedges.
Prior to joining Velocify, Goyal served as the first chief technology officer for the video monetization platform ZEFR, and brings more than 25 years of experience in advertising technology, big data analytics, and content management to his new role. Goyal will focus on unlocking Velocify’s full potential by bringing its market-beating, customer-centric product roadmap to reality while delivering the best client experience in the SaaS industry.
“I’m honored and excited to join the Velocify team, which has built an innovative solution, perfectly suited to the needs of the sales profession,” Goyal said. “With the rapid expansion of the sales acceleration market and Velocify’s stellar performance and reputation, we expect enormous growth in the coming year, and obviously the opportunity to help make this happen was something I couldn’t pass up.”
Manoj recently served as senior vice president of engineering at the advertising technology pioneer OpenX, where he led product strategy, technology and data science. He also led the introduction of a massive-scale database solution at Hewlett Packard as executive of Cloud Services and has held senior positions at Oracle and EMC. Goyal earned his M.S. in computer science from the University of Southern California and his B.A. in economics and B.S. in computer science from UC San Diego.
Velocify’s first COO will be responsible for building on the company’s reputation for listening to the customer, offering best-in-class customer service and delivering the most innovative solutions to help sales organizations reach their full revenue potential. As Velocify continues to grow at a rapid pace, Goyal will play a crucial role to ensure it remains a market leader and a champion of customer success.
“We are delighted to add Manoj’s talent and deep technical experience to the Velocify team as we take this company to the next level,” said Velocify CEO Nick Hedges. “We are moving forward on an incredible course, and I expect Manoj to help us run and then sprint along this path.”
Velocify is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales software, designed for high-velocity sales environments. Velocify helps sales teams keep pace with the speed of opportunity and increase revenue by driving rapid lead response, increased selling discipline, improved productivity, and actionable selling insights. The company has helped more than 1,500 companies across a variety of industries improve customer acquisition practices and sales performance. Velocify was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte and a Best Place to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal.