SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 25, 2019 – Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), today announced that its CEO and founder, Chris Golec, has been recognized as the Marketing Technology Executive of the Year, for the second consecutive year, by DMN. Winners were announced yesterday in New York City at the 2018 DMN Awards ceremony.
Golec founded Demandbase in 2006 and pioneered the ABM technology category to help the world’s largest and fastest growing companies such as Salesforce and Adobe transform their B2B sales and marketing. Under Golec’s leadership and vision, Demandbase grew to become the leading ABM provider and was named a leader in The Forrester New Wave Report™: ABM Platforms, Q2 2018.
“It’s an honor to be chosen as the Marketing Tech Executive of the Year,” says Golec. “As pioneers in Account-Based Marketing, this award underscores Demandbase’s contributions and leadership in B2B marketing technology.”
The DMN Awards honor the best campaigns, platforms, marketers and teams across 17 categories including content marketing, customer experience, mobile, social and analytics.
Demandbase consistently wins “Best Place to Work” awards, and Golec has a 95 percent CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.com. Prior to starting Demandbase, Golec founded Supplybase to help global manufacturers collaborate with their supply chain to bring new products to market. As one of the first successful B2B software and data solutions in the late ‘90s, Supplybase was acquired in March 2000 by i2 Technologies (Nasdaq: ITWO). Before becoming a software entrepreneur, Golec held multiple sales, marketing and engineering positions with GE, DuPont and GM.
Demandbase is the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM). The company offers the only Artificial Intelligence-enabled, comprehensive ABM platform that spans Advertising, Marketing, Sales and Analytics. Enterprise leaders and high-growth companies such as Accenture, Adobe, DocuSign, GE, Salesforce and others use Demandbase to drive their ABM strategy and maximize their marketing performance. For more information, please visit www.demandbase.com or follow the company on Twitter @Demandbase.