Sample tech and research solutions agency WiseWorks has promoted Scott Jones to the role of EVP, Head of Sales, while hiring J.T. Kirby and Nimai Sharma as Senior Sales Directors.
The firm, which was previously known as WiseSample, has developed a range of solutions including a DIY project management tool for smaller firms, and a monetization tool for publishers. It has six locations worldwide including offices in Canada, the US, India and Singapore, owns and operates proprietary panels in 26 countries, and has a specialized technology team which creates and runs products for sampling, monetization and project management in online research.
Jones, who is based in the US, joined as VP last year, having previously worked for research and tech firm Instantly for more than seven years, latterly as Senior Director of Research Solutions. Earlier, he held senior roles at Toluna, uSamp, and Greenfield Online. Kirby joins in New York, after several years in business development and sales roles at online panel specialist Netquest. In his new role as Senior Director, Research Solutions, he will oversee the Major Accounts team.
As General Manager - India & Senior Director, GCD & Technology Sales, Sharma will oversee the firm's India operations from its office in New Delhi. Most recently, he worked at on-demand panel and sample company Innovate MR, as Senior Director - Global Account Management, and before this he held senior roles at enterprise data and analytics solutions firm Annik Technology Services and Toluna.
Commenting on Jones' promotion, CEO Gaurav Agarwal said: 'Scott has been an instrumental piece to the team since joining in early 2016, and is responsible for our triple-digit revenue growth over the past year. He is a bold forward-thinker and we are thrilled to have him take on this vital role helping shape our sales team for the future. I have no doubt he will continue to build on our strong fundamentals'.
Web site: www.wiseworks.xyz .
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