a market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales
automation solutions, today announced that Nick Hedges has been
honored as one of the 2012 "50 Most Influential People in
Sales Lead Management" by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA).
The annual list recognizes key marketing and sales experts in the field
of lead generation and lead management for their impact and
contributions to the industry. The accolade caps off a year of
impressive expansion under Hedges' leadership, a year that included the
launch of powerful new products and a growing industry footprint.
Leads360's President & CEO, Nick Hedges, earns top spot in Sales Lead Management Association's top 50 most influential people in sales lead mnagement. (Photo: Business Wire)
"I am gratified to be recognized alongside so many accomplished leaders
moving the industry forward," said Hedges. "This accolade is truly an
acknowledgement of all that Leads360's talented team has accomplished in
the last year as we execute our vision of driving sales velocity for
fast-growing small companies and global enterprises alike."
The award is the latest achievement in a year of significant strides for
the company. In early 2012, Leads360 introduced expanded functionality
for our intelligent dialer, Dial-IQ. Dial-IQ has been met with
incredible excitement by customers. In the two years since Dial-IQ was
introduced, almost 40% of the Leads360 customer base has adopted the
intelligent dialer, achieving phenomenal results with increases in
contact and conversion rates of 66% and 77% respectively, according to
In 2012, the firm also raised $15 million in funding, a strong
validation of its business model, and added new talent to its
experienced leadership team. Leads360 was recognized for significant
achievements, ranking as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in North
America on Deloitte's 2011 and 2012 Technology Fast 500. Leads360 also
ranked no. 2 best place to work in all of Los Angeles in 2012.
The SLMA has over 4,000 members representing academic, B2B and B2C sales
lead management industries. Every year, SLMA sponsors an election for
the "50 Most Influential People" and the "20 Women to Watch in Sales
Lead Management." A full list of the 2012 recipients can be found here.
Leads360 is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales
automation solutions that drive more effective and efficient sales
processes and improved conversion rates. With unmatched expertise, drawn
from a dedication to helping more than 5,000 clients automate and
improve their lead response and selling processes, Leads360 has become
the platform of choice for organizations focused on improving customer
acquisition practices and business performance. Leads360 is a privately
held company, recently recognized as one of the fastest growing
companies in North America by Deloitte. Please visit www.Leads360.com
for more information.
1 Dial-IQ Boosts Conversion Rates by 77%, Leads360
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