Strategy Matters: Q&A with Taleo CEO Mike Gregoire
A new series of software executive interviews gains insight on proven strategies, overcoming challenges and upcoming trends impacting the software industry.
By Chris Roon, Marketing Arts
Mike Gregoire is formerly an executive director at EDS, EVP at PeopleSoft and currently Chairman and CEO of Taleo. Since joining Taleo in 2005, Mike has taken the company public and steadily grown the revenues and customer base throughout the world through execution of internal development plus acquisitions of technology and related competitors.
Publicly traded, Taleo has defined and is the acknowledged market leading talent management solutions company empowering organizations large and small to better understand and engage their best talent for improved business performance. Today more than 4,200 organizations use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance reviews, succession planning and compensation management, including 46 of the Fortune 1000 and over 3,500 small and medium sized businesses across 200 countries. Revenues for the trailing 12 months exceed $192 million making Taleo the worlds second largest Software-as-a-Service company in the market today.
We explore the go-to-market strategies that have evolved in this dynamic marketplace and how Mike has successfully navigated expansion in offering, market share, valuation and profitability.
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