Leankor Announces Executive Team Expansion to Drive Global Sales and Customer Success Operations
Two Vice President Hires Brought on to Support Ongoing Corporate Growth Initiatives
July 09, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leankor, a SaaS enterprise work and project management solution developed to address large, long-running and complex projects for Industrial Organizations, is pleased to announce the hiring of two new Vice Presidents. Expanding their executive team, Mike Mayer has joined as Vice President of Global Sales and Ian Zipursky as Vice President of Global Operations.
Mike Mayer joined Leankor as Vice President of Global Sales with responsibility for worldwide sales, technical presales and sales operations. Mayer comes to Leankor from Workfront, where he led sales teams in the Central US. Prior to Workfront, he spent 18 years at Dell EMC managing multiple specialty software sales teams focused on Dell’s emerging technologies including Software Defined Data Center ($40+million) and eDiscovery Compliance solutions ($25+million).
Ian Zipursky leads Global Operations for Leankor, focusing on customer service and client onboarding. Zipursky comes to Leankor from Curve Dental, a cloud system for dental practices, where he acted as President and Chief Operating Officer. He led Curve Dental from a start-up to a private equity exit. During his time at Curve Dental, they grew the user base to serve over 20,000 dental professionals across North America, while experiencing over 100 straight months of customer and revenue growth.
Mayer brings over 25 years of dedicated experience in account management and sales and Zipursky has managed and run operation departments for over 20 years. Both executives have experience in software and cloud-based, SaaS systems.
Leankor’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Emilio Bernabei commented on the expansion, “The joining of Zipursky and Mayer reinforces the incredible evolution that Leankor has been under in the last couple of years. Leankor is rapidly gaining recognition as a leader in the enterprise work and project management space, and we saw the need to bring on leadership that had the experience and drive to continue to move us forward.” He expanded, “They both bring outstanding skillsets, integral knowledge, leadership, and most importantly, a customer first focus.”
Geoji George, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, remarked, “Leankor has been experiencing tremendous growth due to the overwhelming adoption and success of our solution in Industrial and Pharmaceutical organizations. Combining Zipursky’s ability to drive ongoing growth through customer satisfaction and Mayer’s proven track record of success in high growth technology markets, the two will focus on advancing our already robust solution and world-class customer success team to continue to address the unique needs of the industries we serve.”
Leankor is a highly visual work and project management solution built on the Salesforce Cloud. Designed for the enterprise customer, Leankor helps companies execute complex projects at scale. A transformative solution, it links different styles of methodologies and processes, empowering people to work more effectively. Leankor enables teams to organize, manage, collaborate, and deliver better projects, helps decision-makers measure effectiveness and allows companies to deliver quicker revenue cycles. Leveraging the power of Salesforce, it brings together customer, project, and resource data extending the Customer 360 vision. Leankor is used by many of the world’s leading brands with focused solutions for Manufacturing, Construction, Solar, Energy, Biotech/Pharma and Telecom. To learn how Leankor can help your company, visit www.leankor.com