Experts Exchange names Brian Clausen as new CEOMay 1, 2013 4:29 pm ·
Experts Exchange is pleased to introduce Brian Clausen as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The move is part of a concerted investment the company is making in its next stage of growth.
Mr. Clausen brings more than fifteen years of executive-level experience in the software/Internet industry across the management teams of three companies, including his most recent position as Senior Vice President at Shopatron. While at Shopatron, he oversaw the acquisition of more than 1,000 new clients and a near-tenfold increase in revenue.
“Brian is a very talented and capable leader,” explains Randy Redberg, chairman of the board for Experts Exchange (prior to hiring Clausen, Redberg was also acting CEO). “He has a deep understanding of what makes technology companies work, which will be important as we expand our resources for online technology learning.”
Clausen points to the company culture and unique online community as key reasons for joining Experts Exchange.
“Experts-Exchange.com is a deeply-rooted and well-respected technology community,” says Clausen. “That foundation will be crucial as we strive to make Experts Exchange the number one community for technology education and knowledge sharing.”
Brian’s previous management experience includes roles as Senior Vice President at Shopatron, VP of Sales and Marketing at Web Associates (now Rosetta) and head of Professional Services and Product Marketing at Sunnyvale-based Vigilance (now part of Infor). Brian also holds Masters and Bachelors degrees from Stanford University, is on the Board of Directors of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Luis Obispo County and coaches youth baseball and basketball.
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