Demandbase CEO Chris Golec Named DMN 2018 Marketing Technology Executive of the Year

Golec wins DMN award for second consecutive year for transforming the B2B market

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 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 CEO @cgolec recognized by @dmnews as Marketing Tech Executive of the Year for the second consecutive year #DMNAwards

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About Demandbase
Demandbase is the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM) and an indispensable part of the B2B tech stack. The company offers the only end-to-end ABM platform that helps B2B marketers identify, win and grow the accounts that matter most. The biggest and fastest-growing companies in the world, such as Accenture, Adobe, DocuSign, GE, Salesforce, and others, rely on Demandbase to drive their ABM strategy and maximize their marketing performance. The company has been named to the JMP Securities list “The Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies,” the Deloitte Fast 500, and named a Gartner Cool Vendor for Tech Go-To-Market. In 2019, Demandbase executives authored the definitive book on ABM, Account-Based Marketing: How to Target and Engage the Companies That Will Grow Your Revenue. For more information, please visit or follow the company on Twitter @Demandbase.

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