February 27, 2013 — WALTHAM, Mass. — Business Information provider ZoomInfo (www.zoominfo.com) announced that it appointed Santosh Sharan as vice president of product management. With more than 16 years of diverse technology management experience, Sharan will lead product and market strategy for ZoomInfo.
“The business information industry is undergoing transformative changes and ZoomInfo, with its powerful and proprietary technology platform, is well positioned to lead that change,” Sharan said. “B2B marketing, sales and recruiting professionals can drive revenues for their organizations by utilizing the vast amount of high quality and targeted B2B data available today. In my new role at ZoomInfo, I’m eager to help our customers, while building upon ZoomInfo’s core strengths and launching disruptive products to better serve the industry.”
“We are excited to have Santosh on board,” said Yonatan Stern, ZoomInfo’s founder, CEO and chief scientist. “At Zoom we have tremendous amounts of data and technology that can bring significant revolutions to marketing and sales operations, making their efforts far more targeted and efficient. Santosh works closely with our customers to leverage our technology and data to improve their operations and significantly increase our customers’ revenues. His entrepreneurial experience and strategic thinking are great assets for Zoom.”
Prior to joining ZoomInfo, Sharan was the founder and CEO of LocationFabric, a company that developed location-based social networking applications. Previously, he was founder and CEO of mobile technology firm Keisense, which was later acquired by Nuance, a Fortune 500 company. Sharan holds an MBA from London Business School, a master’s degree in software engineering from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, India.
ZoomInfo™ is a leading business information provider that offers real-time, in-depth profiles of millions of businesses and employees as well as the market's most powerful tools for searching and targeting. The ZoomInfo™ Database currently spans six million businesses and 65 million employees. It is available through the free ZoomInfo™ Directory; the award-winning SaaS tool, ZoomInfo™ Pro; ZoomInfo™ Community Edition, a program where members share business contacts for free access to ZoomInfo; and ZoomInfo™ Enterprise Solutions, which include custom list creation and integration of data with customers' software applications. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the ZoomInfo blog. For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call 866-904-9666.
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