Former Vice Chairman of Salesforce Frank van Veenendaal Joins Vlocity Board of Directors
Former Vice Chairman of Salesforce Joins Vlocity Board of Directors.
May 12, 2015 08:00 ET
Frank van Veenendaal Brings Extensive Expertise to Accelerate Vlocity's Worldwide Growth and Customer Success
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2015) - Vlocity, Inc, a leading Industry Cloud software company with deep domain expertise in vertical applications, today announced that it has named Frank van Veenendaal, former Executive Vice Chairman, Chief Sales Officer and President of Salesforce to its Board of Directors.
Mr. van Veenendaal brings more than 30 years of technology sales and executive management experience to his role on the Vlocity Board of Directors. His experience will help the company expand its global sales and customer success programs.
"We are thrilled to have Frank join the Vlocity Board," said Vlocity CEO and founder David Schmaier. "His experience and insights leading Salesforce's global sales team over 13 years will be invaluable in building on our momentum and success with leading communications companies, insurers, health care payors and government agencies worldwide."
"Vlocity has built incredible momentum in a short amount of time to become a leading provider of industry-specific cloud and mobile apps," said Frank van Veenendaal. "As large enterprises continue to migrate to the cloud, Vlocity is well positioned with an experienced management team, deep industry domain experts and a strategic partnership with Salesforce to cement its leadership position."
Mr. van Veenendaal served as Executive Vice Chairman for Salesforce for three years. Previously, he was the company's Chief Sales Officer and President, Worldwide Sales and Services over a 10-year span. Prior to Salesforce, he was Senior Vice President of Sales at software company Actuate Corporation.
"Frank has been a leadership force in the evolution of cloud computing, and I am delighted to welcome him to the Vlocity board," said Vlocity Chairman and founder Craig Ramsey. "David and I look forward to Frank working alongside our leadership team, including former Veeva Chairman Mark Armenante and former Veeva Directors Young Sohn and Jeff Amann, to guide Vlocity as we continue to innovate and bring the Industry Cloud to the enterprise."
Vlocity cloud and mobile apps help organizations modernize and significantly improve their customer experience with a faster time to value and at a significantly lower cost of ownership. Built on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform, they take advantage of the omnichannel capabilities of Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Community Cloud and Analytics Cloud. Vlocity offers industry-specific cloud apps for the communications, insurance, health insurance and public sector industries. Vlocity recently received $42.8 million in funding led by Salesforce Ventures with participation from Accenture.