the leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM)
applications for small businesses, today announced that Gregg Brockway
and Matt Holleran have joined its board of directors. Brockway was the
co-founder and CEO of the leading mobile travel organizer, TripIt, Inc.,
and was most recently executive vice president and general manager at
Concur Technologies after Concur's acquisition of TripIt. Holleran is a
venture partner at Emergence Capital Partners with 15 years of CRM and
business freemium experience. Brockway and Holleran bring expertise in
their respective fields and will help Insightly continue its rapid
growth in the small business market.
Brockway has a legacy of growing successful Internet companies and
creating award-winning mobile experiences for customers. Brockway is the
co-founder of two of the most recognized brands in travel: TripIt, the
Webby award winner for design, and Hotwire, where he served as chief
product officer. Expedia acquired Hotwire and Brockway became an
executive at Expedia. He graduated from Dartmouth College and holds a
Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Holleran has a long history in the CRM
market and is a thought leader in the business freemium market. He
was a sales and marketing executive at Clarify, the leader in client
server customer support software. Prior to joining Emergence, his team
started and built the AppExchange and Force.com partner network at
salesforce.com. He graduated from Dartmouth College and earned his
Master of usiness Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
"Whether organizing travel or organizing customer interactions, a
product that delights users is the best foundation for long-term
success," said Gregg Brockway. "Insightly has done something amazing in
creating a CRM product that people love to use, and I look forward to
helping them build on that great start, particularly in mobile."
"Insightly's CRM application and freemium model are well suited to the
businesses market," said Matt Holleran, venture partner at Emergence
Capital. "The application is easy to use, yet powerful and affordable,
making it desirable to the underserved small business audience and
positioning Insightly for its next phase of growth in the market."
"Gregg and Matt have great business acumen," said Anthony Smith, CEO of
Insightly. "Their expertise and networks will enable them to make
substantial contributions to our company success."
Insightly provides customer relationship and project management software
to small businesses worldwide. More than 100,000 users in 100 countries
leverage Insightly's cloud-based application to manage customer
transactions, interactions, leads, proposals, opportunities and projects
from any device at any time. Insightly's web application allows
businesses to start using the CRM with just an email address and a web
browser. In addition, Insightly for Google Apps is the number one CRM
application in the Google Apps marketplace. For more information, visit www.insightly.com.
Read our blog
- Follow us on Twitter
- Visit us on Google+
- Connect with us on LinkedIn
About Emergence Capital Partners
Emergence Capital Partners, based in San Mateo, Calif., is the leading
venture capital firm focused on early and growth-stage SaaS and
Technology-Enabled Services companies. Its mission is to empower
business users and organizations around the globe by unleashing the
power of Technology-Enabled Services. The firm's investments include
companies such as Salesforce.com (CRM), SuccessFactors (SFSF), Yammer,
Lithium, YouSendIt, Box and Veeva Systems. Emergence Capital has $575
million under management. More information on Emergence Capital can be
found at http://www.emcap.com.
[ Back To NFVZone's Homepage ]