Velocify CEO Nick Hedges Named Executive of the Year by LeadsCouncil

March 4, 2015 | Natalie Jacks

Velocify CEO Receives Prestigious Award at LeadsCon Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES – March 4, 2015 – Velocify, the market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, today announced that Nick Hedges has been recognized as the LeadsCouncil Executive of the Year. Nick was honored yesterday at a live award ceremony at LeadsCon Las Vegas 2015. Nick was nominated by LeadsCouncil members for his outstanding dedication to furthering the lead generation industry. The nominees came from many areas including CRM and marketing automation software, database management, telemarketing, consulting, fulfillment, and publishing companies.

“I am incredibly honored to receive this great recognition on behalf of Velocify,” said Nick Hedges. “In working with so many great sales organizations who depend on leads for growth and business sustainability through the years, I’ve learned so much, and it has been gratifying to share the knowledge that I’ve gained and collaborate with my talented team at Velocify to develop new solutions to help sales teams better perform.”

Nick was chosen for the award because of his passion for business and for innovation that drives substantial positive change. At Velocify, Nick brings this passion to work every day, as the visionary leader behind one of the fastest growing and most impactful technologies in the industry.

“I would like to congratulate Nick on this well-deserved recognition,” said Michael Ferree, Director at the LeadsCouncil. “Nick continues to further the lead generation industry through his passion and dedication to helping companies maximize their potential with every lead. This is evidenced by his founding of a research department that regularly publishes best practices and brings transparency and value to the LeadsCon community.”

About Velocify

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.   For more information please visit or follow the company on Twitter @Velocify.

For more information about Velocify or its technology, please visit the company’s website and blog, or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube.

 About LeadsCouncil

LeadsCouncil is the first independent industry organization dedicated strictly to advancing online lead generation. LeadsCouncil members include lead buyers, lead sellers, technology solutions providers, and investment professionals with a passion for the lead generation industry. The group focuses on best practices, research, education, and networking to provide a more transparent and effective marketplace for online lead generation.

2015 LeadsCouncil Executive of the Year Award Nominees:

Gabe Dalporto, CMO and President, Mortgage at LendingTree

Chris Harper, Chief Operations Officer and Partner at LeadCo

Michael Darwal, Chief Marketing Officer at Digital Globe Services

Al Goldstein, CEO at AvantCredit

Antonio Franzese, Co Founder, President and CEO at Precise Leads

Alex Baydin, Founder and CEO at PerformLine

Gregory Gragg, CEO at Blue Chair LLC

Darryl Mattox, President and COO at Gragg Advertising

Ross Shanken, Founder and CEO at LeadiD

Steve Yi, CEO at MediaAlpha

Nick Hedges, CEO & President at Velocify

Joe Laskowski, Managing Partner & Chief Marketing Officer at Higher Ed Growth

Scott Ankley, Senior Manager, Partner Development at Velocify

Adam Carlson, Chief Technology Officer at Higher Ed Growth

Jennifer Flood, President at IntegriShield

Eric Flottmann, Operations/Analytics Expert

Frans Van Hulle, CEO at  ReviMedia

Benjamin Wang, Executive Vice President at Target Direct Marketing

Media Contact:

Ivy Chen

BOCA Communications


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