ATLANTA, October 5, 2021 (Newswire.com) - Following a $20 million growth funding round from Expedition Growth Capital, Oktopost, the only social media management and employee advocacy solution architected for B2B, has been aggressively expanding its workforce and strategically hiring Sales, Customer Success and Marketing associates across the US and UK.
Among other key roles, the company announced the appointment of Jason Stone as its new Vice President of Sales for North America. This and other high-profile hires will help Oktopost accelerate its growth and continuous expansion as the leader in B2B social marketing technology.
With over 20 years of sales leadership experience, Jason Stone's career is highlighted by building, developing, and enhancing successful sales teams. He has first-hand knowledge when it comes to the difficulty of starting B2B sales cycles, and he joins Oktopost to accelerate and grow North America's sales efforts. With experience in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of B2B sales, Stone leverages a unique perspective on solving customer needs and challenges in order to achieve sales growth. Jason Stone has played a key role in the growth of startups and established, founder-run companies looking to achieve unprecedented success.
"We are thrilled to bring Jason into the Oktopost family as our new VP of Sales for North America. He is going to play a key role in continuing our momentum to help more B2B companies realize the value of organic social media. Jason's experience bolstering successful sales teams and building meaningful relationships truly brings an additional layer of excitement and opportunity to the future growth of Oktopost," stated Dave Kedzior, Oktopost's General Manager, North America.
"I am very excited to join the Oktopost team and build out our sales efforts within North America. The market opportunity is tremendous for us to be able to provide a service unique to the social landscape. By affording marketing teams with the tools to engage in purposeful social communication and measure the results, we become poised to change the way B2B companies view and use social and the data collected. I look forward to growing Oktopost's sales presence and success in North America and providing customers with the most valuable social tool in the B2B space," says Stone.