SaaS treasury leader appoints ex-Websense global VP to head direct and partner sales programs
SAN DIEGO – September 24, 2013 – Kyriba, the leader in cloud-based treasury management solutions, has appointed former Websense executive Jeff True as SVP sales and channels, North America. In this role, Jeff will take a seat on Kyriba's executive leadership team and will oversee both direct and indirect sales for the company’s North American operations.
Jeff brings almost 20 years of enterprise technology sales leadership to the role. Prior to joining Kyriba, he was the vice president of global mid-market sales at data security leader, Websense, where he successfully led a sales team of 90, responsible for $120 million in annual billings. During his tenure at Websense, Jeff was instrumental in growing the company’s revenues from zero to over $385 million, as well as providing leadership through two significant acquisitions and a successful IPO.
“Jeff’s track record speaks for itself, and he has shown excellence in sales leadership throughout his career,” said Jean-Luc Robert, chairman and CEO at Kyriba. “As Kyriba continues its strong growth trajectory, it’s critical that we have a sales leadership team in place that can deliver consistently high growth through both direct and channel sales. Jeff has demonstrated the ability not just to beat aggressive quotas, but also to develop strategies and enablement programs for the entire sales organization to be successful. ”
“Kyriba has rapidly evolved to become one of the global leaders in the treasury software space, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to build on this growth,” said Jeff True, SVP of sales and channels, North America, at Kyriba. “As the CFO continues to call on treasury and finance teams to provide more proactive, strategic insight to the organization, the role of treasury management software will become ever more mission critical. Combining this with the continued move in finance toward cloud-based applications such as Kyriba, the company is in an excellent position to continue to grow its share of the market.”