Chris Harrington Joins Spredfast Board of Directors
President of Domo to Bring Sales and Digital Industry Expertise for Next Stage of Growth
AUSTIN, Texas - May 5, 2015 - Spredfast, the world’s leading social software platform, today announced the appointment of Chris Harrington to the Board of Directors. Harrington brings tremendous experience in the digital marketing industry to the Spredfast board.
Over his 25 year career, Chris’ power to drive unparalleled sales led him into multiple leadership roles at DIRECTV, Computer Associates and Omniture. During his tenure at Omniture, he drove annual revenue from $3 million to more than $500 million, leading to the 2009 acquisition by Adobe for $1.8 billion. Following the acquisition, Chris was in charge of enterprise sales for the Americas where he was accountable for $890 million. Currently, Chris is President of Domo, a cloud-based executive management platform, as well as on the board of directors. He is tasked with directing and accelerating the company’s growth.
“Chris has a deep understanding of enterprise, data-driven solutions and has scaled software sales organizations multiple times in his career. We are very excited to have him join our board, “ stated Rod Favaron, CEO of Spredfast.
Chris will be influential as Spredfast looks to grow and enhance the company’s products and customer base. In February, Spredfast announced it tripled revenues in 2014, and most recently announced the launch of Intelligence, a new, innovative product that enables customers to better inform their social strategies with timely data and actionable insights.
"I’ve been involved with market leading SaaS companies for the majority of my career and I was drawn not only to the incredible leadership team at Spredfast, but their world-class technology,” said Chris Harrington. “Spredfast clearly has an enterprise-class social software platform that the biggest brands and media companies are betting on as the world becomes more social. I look forward to actively innovating with the Spredfast team.”
Spredfast gives marketers the solutions needed to manage their brand and connect with consumers in an increasingly social world. The Spredfast social marketing platform sifts through millions of pieces of social content per minute, so brands can participate in individual conversations or amplify relevant content across any digital screen. By empowering customers to engage in real-time, backed by comprehensive data, Spredfast creates more meaningful interactions between brands and consumers. Spredfast customers manage over one billion social connections across 84 countries and have the power to process 650 million pieces of social content per day in multiple languages. Over 600 customers, including all five major broadcast networks and fifty percent of Interbrand’s 2013 World’s Best Brands have partnered with Spredfast to create first-class social experiences.