SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ClearSlide, the leading sales engagement platform, today announced the appointment of Raj Gossain as vice president of product. As an 18-year technology industry veteran, Gossain has extensive background in mobile, web application software, and SaaS products at companies including Cisco Systems, Cisco WebEx, Yahoo!, Netscape, AOL, and Opsware.
Gossain will lead ClearSlide’s product team focusing on strategic innovation, product excellence and intuitive user-experience for the company’s rapidly growing client-base. ClearSlide has more than doubled its client-base in recent years with leading companies like Comcast Spotlight, LinkedIn, Thomson Reuters and thousands of others ClearSlide customers.
“We are committed to excellence across our organization and specifically in how we plan and deliver client-centric products,” said Al Lieb, CEO of ClearSlide. “Raj is a strong, creative leader with a track-record of product success and inspiring team leadership. He is a great addition to the ClearSlide executive team and will be instrumental in enhancing our sales engagement platform.”
Gossain joins ClearSlide from Cisco Systems where he most recently served as vice president and general manager overseeing the Project Squared team, which built new mobile-first, cloud-delivered team collaboration experiences. Before that he was vice president of products for Cisco WebEx, where he led product strategy, planning, and execution for WebEx meetings, audio, video, web conferencing, as well as their enterprise messaging, social, and Jabber unified communications solutions.
“I’m inspired by ClearSlide’s mission and the team’s passion to help companies better engage their customers with technology that provides sellers and marketers more insight,” said Gossain. “ClearSlide has demonstrated tremendous marketplace momentum and I look forward to accelerating its success by delivering dynamic products that provide valuable new capabilities and great results for our clients.”
ClearSlide is the leading sales engagement platform that powers valuable, genuine business conversations and enables sales teams to close more business. ClearSlide improves customer communications (phone, email, face-to-face) by providing real-time visibility and analytics for both sellers and sales leaders. As a result, customers achieve higher seller productivity, increased sales management effectiveness, and stronger customer-facing messaging. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, ClearSlide serves thousands of customers, including Rackspace, Thomson Reuters, LinkedIn, Forbes, and more.
The ClearSlide platform gives sales leaders insight into the real-time activity of their teams and provides deep analytics about the types of content that ultimately is most impactful with customers. For sales professionals, ClearSlide allows for easy communication with customers and prospects, whether online or in-person, using ClearSlide’s web-based or mobile applications.