Sunnyvale, CA — September 13, 2016 —  Clari, the leading provider of sales execution and forecasting solutions, announced today that David Karel has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Karel joins Clari from LinkedIn, where he was Head of B2B Marketing for the company’s Marketing Solutions business. Prior to LinkedIn, David was VP of Product Marketing at SuccessFactors and then CMO at Bizo, where he was responsible for building out the company’s marketing effort which helped scale revenue to a $50M+ run-rate before being acquired by LinkedIn.  

“As we build on our current momentum in the market, it will be critical to build out a high performing marketing engine to fuel our growth,” said Andy Byrne, CEO of Clari. “David is a world-class strategic marketer with a proven track record of doing just that for high growth companies, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome him to the team.”   

Karel brings to Clari over 20 years of experience in B2B marketing, sales and business development and will lead Clari’s global marketing strategy as the company scales through its next phase of growth.

“Having experienced first-hand how technology and applied data science have completely transformed marketing’s role and impact on the business, I see the sales organization on the verge of undergoing the same,” said David Karel, CMO of Clari. “With the platform the company has built, I believe Clari is in a unique position to revolutionize how companies sell and am excited to be part of such a talented team, blazing these new trails.”

Meet David and the rest of the team on Oct 4-5, 2016 at Dreamforce. Clari will host a series of events at Dreamforce including executive briefings, networking breakfasts and happy hours. Join one or all to learn how your team can make better, faster sales decisions through data science.