Global Social Media Monitoring Leader Expands Worldwide Sales Leadership
More exciting news from Synthesio! We are proud to announce the expansion of our Worldwide sales team with the hiring of Chris Halvorsen as VP of Sales for North and Latin America.
In his new role, Chris will be responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of all sales activities in North and Latin America, including planning, organizing, staffing and training.
With over 20 years of sales experience for technology-based startups, Chris joins Synthesio from Pontiflex where was the Chief Sales Officer. In this role, he built the sales organization from scratch to a team of 15 that grew revenues from zero to over $50 million during his 6-year tenure. Prior to Pontiflex, Chris was VP Partner Marketing at Orbitz where he led a new team from zero to $35 million in revenue in 4 years.
This hire comes amidst a period of tremendous growth and accolades for Synthesio. In addition to closing a $20 million round of funding in March, the hiring of Leah Pope, VP of Global Marketing, Dan McKinnon as VP of Sales, UK and the signing of several global clients, Synthesio also earned the highest score of all Enterprise Listening Platforms in the recent Forrester Wave™ Report, helping to reinforce the company’s place as a leader in the social intelligence industry.