ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
SandHill
21 AUGUST 2013
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
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Tim Draper: Builder of Entrepreneurs & Leaders

Tim Draper

Our second article in SandHill’s series profiling leaders in the software industry features Tim Draper, founder and managing director of global venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He is also founder of Draper University, a program that inspires thought leaders and entrepreneurial “heroes,” teaching students what they need to understand before they can be leaders who can make an impact on the world.

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Future of Cloud Computing

Michael SkokMichael J. Skok, general partner, North Bridge Venture Partners, shares findings of its 2013 Future of Cloud Computing survey, including the new corporate emphasis on bring your own cloud (BYOC), the biggest growth areas and the impact of cloud APIs.

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SaaS Marketing Platform

Craig DavisHow can brands and agencies engage with customers more intimately? Relevvant CEO Craig Davis explains how its SaaS marketing platform gathers, analyzes and makes Big Data actionable across multiple marketing channels. He also talks about challenges he foresees for mobile marketing in the next year.

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Cloud-Enabled Sales Force

Amber NewmanAmber Newman, senior manager of marketing communications, ShoreTel’s Cloud Division, explains why cloud-based CRM is the first in a developing set of opportunities to empower today’s mobile, distributed, agile and data-driven sales teams and shares how to truly cloud-enable your sales force.

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Notable Quote

question mark icon“Don’t believe your own press and don’t become a victim of your success. No matter how innovative you are as a company, if you build the ...”

 

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