Rob Eleveld Joins WhitePages as Vice President, Enterprise Sales
Veteran Go-to-Market Strategist Poised to Drive Continued Growth of
WhitePages PRO Service
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/13 -- WhitePages, the leading
provider of contact information for people and businesses in the
U.S., today announced that Rob Eleveld has joined the company's
WhitePages PRO division as vice president of sales. Eleveld will be
responsible for driving global revenue, implementing sales strategies
and infrastructure, and continuing to build an expert B2B sales team
for WhitePages PRO.
"We're placing a big bet on WhitePages PRO, and it was crucial that
we brought on an expert to identify the right market opportunities
and attract customers most likely to benefit from our identity
verification solutions," said Alex Algard, CEO, WhitePages. "Rob is
that expert. We look forward to the new revenue opportunities his
knowledge and skills will bring to WhitePages."
As vice president of enterprise sales, Eleveld will further define
and implement WhitePages PRO's strategic sales process, and work to
exceed the company's quarterly and annual goals. He will also build
and lead the team of sales and business development executives to
drive new sales and strategic partnerships.
Eleveld most recently served as CEO of Optify, the digital marketing
software suite for agencies, where he shifted the 40-person, $3
million revenue business from a services-based model to a
transactional SaaS platform business. Prior to Optify, Eleveld was
the CEO of Shiftboard Inc., where he created a capitalization
strategy that resulted in the angel funding necessary to successfully
grow its online scheduling and workforce management solution.
"WhitePages PRO is an impressive business, and one ripe with
opportunity. From what I can see, we're just at the tip of the
iceberg with where we can take the platform for enterprise customers
but also make our best-in-class identity verification solutions
accessible to the mid-market with easy-to-use software. I am looking
forward to implementing and driving new strategies to expand the
company's already impressive customer base," said Eleveld.
Eleveld has an MBA and an MS in Manufacturing Engineering from
Stanford University and a bachelor's of engineering sciences from
To learn more about WhitePages PRO visit http://pro.whitepages.com.
About WhitePages PRO
WhitePages PRO [http://pro.whitepages.com]
gives businesses access to WhitePages' contact data, providing a 360
degree view of customers. This intelligence helps to validate online
purchasers to identify both legitimate and fraudulent transactions,
drive greater efficiency from call centers, and enrich contact
records to strengthen customer interactions. Early customers include
Vizio, Oakley and Ann Inc.
WhitePages is the leading provider of contact
information for people and businesses in the U.S. With over 50
million unique monthly users and powering over 2 billion searches per
year across sites that include WhitePages.com and 411.com, WhitePages
offers consumers one-click access to more than 200 million adults and
also provides them with the ability to edit and control their own
listings. The company's suite of mobile products includes a top-50
mobile website and popular Android and iPhone apps with over 15
million active monthly users.
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