Guru Hires Sunny Manivannan as Vice President of Marketing

Enterprise software entrepreneur and executive joins Guru to lead marketing strategy and operations

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Guru, the AI-powered Revenue Empowerment Network, announced today that Sunny Manivannan has joined the company as vice president of marketing, reporting to Guru co-founder and CEO, Rick Nucci.

Sunny is a proven leader and entrepreneurial executive,” said Rick Nucci, co-founder and CEO at Guru. “He comes to Guru with significant expertise in developing and executing winning go-to-market strategies and a track record of energizing and mobilizing others to act. In addition, Sunny truly lives our core values and believes in empowering everyone around him to do their best work, which makes him a natural fit for Guru and our growing community of employees, customers, and partners.”

Sunny will lead Guru’s marketing and go-to-market strategy and execution as the company scales. He joins Guru from Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), where he was most recently the vice president of product marketing. Sunny also held various other roles at Coupa across business operations, go-to-market strategy, and product management, including serving as general manager of Coupa’s expense management business unit. Sunny joined Coupa in February 2015 when Coupa acquired ZenPurchase, an enterprise sourcing and procurement SaaS company led and co-founded by Sunny.

I am honored to join the Guru team, and look forward to helping us advance our mission of empowering revenue teams around the world,” said Sunny Manivannan, vice president of marketing at Guru. “Knowledge is the currency for success for any individual or team trying to grow their company’s revenue, and no other solution delivers the right knowledge at the right time like Guru does. A future in which every revenue team around the world uses Guru is a future full of delightful customer experiences. I want to be a part of this future, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to build it with the Guru team.”

About Guru

Guru is the AI-powered Revenue Empowerment Network, empowering the next generation of knowledge workers in customer support, customer success, sales, and other revenue functions. With hundreds of customers including leading enterprises such as Shopify, Square, and Yext, Guru is reshaping the way teams create, find, and use institutional knowledge to deliver delightful customer experiences. Founded by enterprise software veterans Rick Nucci and Mitchell Stewart, Guru has offices in Philadelphia, PA, and San Francisco, CA, and is backed by leading venture capital firms Emergence Capital and FirstMark Capital, with additional funding from the Slack Fund, Salesforce, and Michael Dell. Learn more at www.getguru.com or follow @Guru_HQ on Twitter.

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Sling & Stone for Guru
Dom Koudsi
dom@slingstone.com

Release Summary

Enterprise software entrepreneur and executive, Sunny Manivannan, joins Guru to lead marketing strategy and operations as the company scales.

Contacts

Sling & Stone for Guru
Dom Koudsi
dom@slingstone.com