CHICAGO, March 11, 2020 (Newswire.com) - KnowledgeHound, a data discovery software solution trusted by the world’s top brands, today announced the expansion of its executive team. The company has appointed Laura Baker, former Senior Vice President, Americas at Mintel, as the first-ever Chief Revenue Officer.
Bringing over 20 years of experience and proven leadership in building and scaling sales organizations to fuel revenue growth and client success—Laura Baker will lead the implementation of new revenue programs at KnowledgeHound.
Laura’s extensive knowledge of the market research industry, in conjunction with her deep experience in cultivating relationships, with senior professionals across Fortune 500 companies aligns with KnowledgeHound’s mission to be a martech software that is especially in tune with the needs of today’s enterprise insights leaders.
“We are thrilled to have Laura on our team to supercharge our account expansion and new business growth strategies as we continue to partner with the world’s leading brands on unlocking the potential hidden in their survey data,” said Kristi Zuhlke, Co-Founder and CEO of KnowledgeHound. “As our software solution continues to develop to provide intuitive and accessible analytics for enterprise teams, we are in an ideal position to expand our market reach. Laura’s proven track record developing revenue programs and consulting with clients like ours is pertinent to advancing our go-to-market initiatives.”
In Laura’s time at Mintel, a leader in the market intelligence arena, she oversaw the exponential growth of both revenue and the size of sales teams, created and scaled client success groups, and guided the successful launch of numerous programs, from incorporating custom research into their mix of syndicated research offerings to creating strategic account programs to better align with market and client needs. Previous to Mintel, Laura held sales leadership roles at Kodak and AT&T— touching every business vertical from CPG, Retail, Agency, Government, Financial Services and more.
“I am excited to join this incredibly talented and passionate team to accelerate their already impressive achievements from a revenue standpoint. Leveraging my professional background and experience, I hope to bring a new perspective to KnowledgeHound to further foster success and innovation within this fast, nimble tech organization,” said Laura Baker, Chief Revenue Officer at KnowledgeHound. “I am looking forward to contributing to this company during their key growth stage and working alongside everyone to execute on the vision of expanding our operations into new businesses and business units globally.”