“As we continue to scale and evolve our dynamic work platform to meet the rapidly changing needs of the market, it is imperative that we seek and encourage fresh points of view across all levels of Smartsheet,” said Mark Mader, Smartsheet President and CEO. “Rowan’s depth of experience in software solutions and cloud innovation provides us an invaluable perspective as we drive to our next phase of growth.”
Trollope is a recognized Silicon Valley leader who currently serves as CEO of Five9, a leading provider of cloud contact center software for the enterprise. Prior to Five9, Trollope was SVP and General Manager of Cisco’s Applications Group, winning over 20 awards for outstanding product design. He also served as Group President sales, marketing, and product development at Symantec, where he was responsible for cloud security and the SMB market.
“Smartsheet plays a critical role in a new world of work and their innovative approach is what I believe sets them apart from others in their category,” said Trollope. “I look forward to working alongside the Smartsheet team to continue providing customers with an industry-leading platform and to support the company’s future business success.”
Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR) is the enterprise platform for dynamic work. By aligning people and technology so organizations can move faster and drive innovation, Smartsheet enables its millions of users to achieve more. Visit www.smartsheet.com to learn more.
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