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B2B CMO Winners

 

Global B2B CMO 100 Awards

Recognising Excellence: Celebrating the Top 100 Global B2B CMOs

 

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Celebrating Top B2B Chief Marketing Officers

Welcome to the Global B2B CMO 100 Awards, an esteemed event saluting the top 100 Chief Marketing Officers spearheading revolutionary practices in B2B marketing. These awards recognise the remarkable ingenuity, visionary strategy, and significant contributions of the world's cutting-edge CMOs in leading business-to-business marketing dynamics and elevating brand performance.

 

Recognising Excellence in Marketing Leadership

Delve into the respected realm of the B2B CMO 100 Awards, an emblem of superiority in the business-to-business marketing arena. These awards underscore the marketing virtuosos who are carving a path in devising robust marketing methodologies and pioneering transformative B2B initiatives.

 

How the B2B CMO 100 Awards Influence the Marketing Landscape

Yearly, the Global B2B CMO 100 Awards establish the benchmark for exceptional performance in business-to-business marketing leadership. The honorees, meticulously selected by an impartial committee of accomplished professionals, signify the zenith of proficiency in their speciality. It underscores the magnitude and prestige of being named among the world's top 100 B2B Chief Marketing Officers.

B2B CMO 100 Awards

B2B CMO 100 Judges

Selected by a panel of independent technology experts, our B2B CMO 100 Awards honour visionary CMOs for their outstanding impact and innovation.

  • Paige O’Neill, CMO, Sitecore
  • Meenu Bagla, CMO, Cyient
  • Sally Croft, CMO, Ericsson
  • Wanda Weigert, Global Chief Brand Officer, Globant
  • John Williams, CMO, Verizon

Global B2B CMO 100
2023 Winners

Alex Rosemblat

Alex Rosemblat

Datadog

Alex Rosemblat

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Alex is the CMO at Datadog and more than 15 years of enterprise software experience including operational workflow design in cloud computing, on-premise virtualization, online data storage and healthcare IT sectors. Alex specializes in product marketing, lead generation, product management, workflow design, engineering management, operational optimization and has been endorsed for his expertise in these skills by colleagues.

Alison Wagonfeld

Alison Wagonfeld

Google

Alison Wagonfeld

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

VP & CMO, Google Cloud

Alison Wagonfield, CMO Google Cloud: Alison leads marketing for Google Cloud including Google Cloud Platform and Google Workspace. In 2015 she was named by The San Francisco Business Journal as one of the “Most Influential Women in the Bay Area”, and in her current role manages her global marketing team, including product marketing, demand generation brand. Alongside her current role, Alison is a Board Member at software development company BILL. Colleagues have described Alison as an incredibly business savvy and operationally-skilled leader who works seamlessly across functions.

Allison Dew

Allison Dew

Dell Technologies

Allison Dew

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO and EVP

CMO and EVP at Dell Technologies, Allison is responsible for Dell's global marketing organization, strategy and all aspects of marketing efforts including brand, creative, product, communications, digital, field and channel marketing. Allison has been endorsed by her colleagues at Dell for her sales enablement, strategic partnerships and multi-channel marketing skills.

Amanda St L Jobbins

Amanda St L Jobbins

Vodafone Business

Amanda St L Jobbins

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Telecommunications Telecommunications

Global CMO & Director Strategic Partners

Amanda St L Jobbins is a global technology executive, NED, keynote speaker and voted a Top 100 Marketer. She is currently the Global Chief Marketing Officer & Director Strategic Partners at Vodafone Business, where she has worked for over a year. Throughout her career, Amanda has worked across a variety of leading, mid-cap and start-up companies helping them with demand generation and go-to-market strategies as well achieving their organisational goals. She has been endorsed by collegues for her skills in product marketing, business development and multi-channel marketing.

Amit Daniel

Amit Daniel

Checkmarx

Amit Daniel

Israel Israel
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Currently the CMO at Checkmarx, Amit Daniel has worked at the company for over five months. Alongside her role, she is an Official Member at Forbes Communication Council and a Member at G-CMO. Amit has more than two decades of experience working across global hi-tech companies in various sectors. She has been described as a CMO with deep business understanding, excellent execution skills and talented leader. Colleagues have endorsed Amit for her skills in product management, strategic partnerships and telecommunications.

Amit Tyagi

Amit Tyagi

HTC Global Services

Amit Tyagi

Amit Tyagi

India India
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Marketing professional Amit Tyagi is the CMO at HTC Global Services, currently based in India. Amit has extensive corporate and entrepreneurial expertise in marketing, business development, alliance management, and sales. He has a proven track record in driving results in different environments by shaping the strategic direction, building required capabilities and leading execution. Throughout his career, Ari has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from Marketing Head APAC -Software Partner Program at Intel Corporation to Partner and Chief Marketing Officer at Apexon. He has been endorsed for his skills in CRM, digital marketing and business development.

Amritesh Chaudhuri

Amritesh Chaudhuri

8x8

Amritesh Chaudhuri

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

EVP & CMO

Amitresh Chaudhuri, CMO, 8x8: An accomplished marketing and technology professional with more than two decades of experience, Amitresh has a strong background in the cloud across the enterprise and consumer space. He has focused on advancing market leadership by creating a disruptive brand strategy and thought leadership, influencer engagement and evangelism. Throughout his career, he has taken on senior leadership roles in companies such as Oracle, CA Technologies and RingCentral. Colleagues have described him as someone who can blend product value, sales acumen and technical expertise to produce an exceptional product.

Ann Lewnes

Ann Lewnes

Adobe

Ann Lewnes

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Executive marketing leader Ann Lewnes is the Chief Marketing Officer at Adobe, where she leads the company's marketing, communications, corporate strategy and M&A efforts worldwide. She also drove the company's positioning, brand strategy and marketing campaigns while leading Adobe’s transformation into a digital marketing leader. Alongside her current role, Anne is on the Board of Trustees at Sundance Institute, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at Lehigh University and a Board Member at Mattel. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in marketing, product management and go-to-market strategy.

Antonia Wade

Antonia Wade

PWC

Antonia Wade

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulting Consulting

CMO

Antonia Wade is currently the Global Chief Marketing Officer at PwC, where she leads a diverse, successful global team, coordinating high-impact activity in an extremely complex and matrixed organisation. Throughout her career, Antonia has taken on a variety of senior marketing roles across organisations including HM Treasury, Accenture and Thomson Reuters. She has been endorsed for her skills in business transformation, media relations and strategy.

Ari Vänttinen

Ari Vänttinen

WithSecure

Ari Vänttinen

Finland Finland
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Currently CMO at WithSecure, Ari Vänttinen is a seasoned marketing leader with more than two decades of experience in the industry. Over the years he has worked across companies including Nokia, McAfee and F-Secure Corporation in roles ranging from Global Marketing Manager to CMO. Ari has been described as a creative and practical marketer and has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in business strategy, marketing strategy and B2B.

Arturo Pena

Arturo Pena

SoftServe

Arturo Pena

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Versatile marketing leader Arturo Pena is the CMO at Softserve, where he has worked for over a year. Throughout his career, Arturo has worked across companies such as Dell EMC, GE Digital and Cognizant in roles ranging from Consultative Marketing Manager - Corporate Marketing to Senior Director, Marketing Demand Generation. Arturo has a proven track record in managing demand generation, integrating sales and marketing functions and building account-based and product marketing programs. He has been endorsed for his skills in integrated marketing, demand generation and strategic planning.

Ashish Babu

Ashish Babu

TCS

Ashish Babu

Netherlands Netherlands
IT Services IT Services

CMO Europe & UK

Considered an inspiring and strategic marketing leader, Ashish Babu is the Chief Marketing Officer for Europe & UK at Tata Consultancy Services, where he has worked for over 14 years. In his current role, Ashish leads the company's brand, marketing, communications, research, sponsorship, events and public affairs functions for the UK & Europe region. Throughout his career, Ashish has taken on a variety of senior marketing roles ranging from Head of Technology Practice at Weber Shandwick to Director of Communications - UK & Europe at TCS. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in corporate communications, public relations and strategy.

Bonnie Pelosi

Bonnie Pelosi

Microsoft

Bonnie Pelosi

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

CMO UK

Bonnie Pelosi is now the CMO UK at Microsoft, where she has been working for a month. She was previously the Europe CMO at technology services and consulting company, Wipro, where she was responsible for overseeing the Europe division’s marketing activities. Now, she leads Microsoft UK’s marketing function and sets their goals and objectives. She has been endorsed for her skills in marketing strategy and integrated marketing.

Carole Offredo

Carole Offredo

Dataiku

Carole Offredo

France France
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Based in the Greater Paris Metropolitan Region, Carole Offredo is currently the CMO at Dataiku, where she has worked for over seven years. Before joining Dataiku, Carole worked at Dassult Systemes where she took on the roles of Sales and Marketing and Global Channel Marketing Director. She has been described by colleagues as an efficient and talented manager and is endorsed for her skills in product marketing, enterprise software and solution-selling.

Carrie Palin

Carrie Palin

Cisco

Carrie Palin

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

SVP & CMO

Carrie Palin, CMO, Cisco: In her current role, Carrie leads a multifaceted marketing practice while being responsible for strengthening Cisco’s brand and increasing demand for the company’s solutions. Described as a results-driven leader, she has a demonstrated history of success in working in high-growth SaaS companies, with extensive experience leading enterprise marketing and brand building in the technology sector. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in demand generation, enterprise software and strategy. Before joining Cisco, she was awarded the 2020 Most Influential Women In Business award in association with Splunk.

Cath Keers

Cath Keers

Sage

Cath Keers

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Customer-focused digital marketing leader Cath Keers is the Chief Marketing Officer at Sage, where she has worked for over five years. With more than three decades of experience in marketing and technology, Cath has a proven track record in delivering results in complex change environments to ensure profitable growth across companies such as Royal Mail, Telefónica Europe O2 and TalkTalk. Alongside her current role, Cath is the Non Executive Director and Chair of Rem at Bupa, Executive Chair at ustwo and NED at Funding Circle UK. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in business strategy, business development and online marketing.

Chandar Pattabhiram

Chandar Pattabhiram

Coupa Software

Chandar Pattabhiram

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Chandar Pattabhiram is the CMO of Coupa Software, and is a results-driven senior executive with more than two decades of experience in strategic marketing and management consulting. He has an extensive track record of recruiting and building dynamic teams of marketers including industry veterans & top business school graduates. Chandar is also a frequent Keynote speaker at the leading SaaS, marketing conferences & published author of many articles & white papers. At his role in Coupa Software, Chandar is responsible for all respects of Revenue Marketing including go-to-market strategy, product and segment marketing, growth marketing and corporate/brand marketing. Chandar is very well-liked and respected by his colleagues and is a great marketer and storyteller. In addition to this, He has a deep knowledge and understanding of the diverse functional areas of marketing, and of how to bring them together so that they are all working in concert and effectively aligned.

Chris Koehler

Chris Koehler

Box

Chris Koehler

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO

Chris has 25 years of experience leading marketing, sales and product teams in start-up and large enterprise environments. He specializes in growing and scaling new products and businesses and is passionate about marketing, analytics and digital trends. Colleagues have said that Chris is always focused on improving the company, driving success, maintaining high-performing teams and helping close key strategic deals.

Chris Kozup

Chris Kozup

Zscaler

Chris Kozup

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Chris Kozup is an accomplished marketing executive with 20 years of experience in all facets of enterprise technology marketing with leadership experience in small and large companies. He is a seasoned manager with the ability to build and lead cohesive, fun teams and has an excellent grasp of strategy and messaging.

David Keene

David Keene

Wipro

David Keene

David Keene

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

CMO, Europe

David Keene is a CMO with extensive experience marketing B2B software, SaaS, Fintech, Cloud, AI, enterprise applications, and consulting services. Throughout his career, David has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from Senior Director, Product Marketing at Oracle to CMO at Speechmatics®. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in leadership and business strategy. David is recognised for understanding full dynamic spectrum of marketing in the SaaS world as well as his passionate and innovative leadership style.

David Turner

David Turner

IRIS Software Group

David Turner

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Marketing professional David Turner is the CMO at IRIS Software Group, where he has worked for over two years. Over the years, David has worked across companies such as CODA, NetSuite and Sidetrade in roles ranging from UK Marketing Manager to Senior Director, EMEA Marketing. Colleagues describe David as a remarkably talented marketer who is a natural leader and is passionate about achieving the best results. He has been endorsed for his skills in business development, product marketing and strategy.

Denise Persson

Denise Persson

Snowflake

Denise Persson

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Results-oriented marketing leader Denise Persson is currently the CMO at software development company Snowflake, a position she has held for over six years. With more than two decades of global marketing experience under her belt, Denise has a proven track record in driving new programs, building highly effective teams, supporting post-merger integrations and product development. Colleagues have described Denise as a sharp, driven and strong marketing leader who inspires her teams.

Ed English

Ed English

Cognizant

Ed English

Ed English

United Kingdom United Kingdom
IT Services IT Services

CMO EMEA & APJ

Senior global marketing executive Ed English is currently the CMO EMEA & APJ at Cognizant, where he has worked for over a year. Ed has more than two decades of experience driving strategic growth for complex enterprise solutions and services across multiple continents and industry verticals. Throughout his career, he has taken on a variety of senior marketing roles across companies such as T-Systems, Dell and F5 Networks. Ed has been endorsed for skills in public speaking, internal communications and sales enablement.

Einat Weiss

Einat Weiss

NICE

Einat Weiss

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Currently CMO at NICE Systems, Einat Weiss is a global leader with more than 15 years of experience in marketing, spearheading business and digital transformations, developing marketing strategies, and establishing brand recognition for Cloud enterprise software companies. At NICE Systems, Einat leads the marketing digital transformation strategy and execution globally. She drives 20% year-over-year growth consistently in marketing-generated opportunities and has increased the user community by 15% YOY. Einat has been endorsed for her marketing, strategy, SaaS and international sales skills by her colleagues.

Emily Orton

Emily Orton

Darktrace

Emily Orton

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Emily Orton, CMO, Darktrace: One of the founding members of Darktrace, Emily Orton has been working at the Cambridge-based IT company for eight years. With more than 13 years of experience in technology marketing and communications under her belt, Emily was named one of Management Today’s ‘35 Women under 35 2020,’ and featured on the ‘Maserati 100 2018’ and Cofinitive’s ‘#OnetoWatch 2018’ lists of UK entrepreneurs. She has been endorsed by her colleagues at Darktrace for her skills in lead generation, enterprise software and strategic partnerships.

Eric Glass

Eric Glass

Ceridian

Eric Glass

Eric Glass

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Creative and experienced marketing and communications leader Eric glass is currently the EVP, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Ceridian, where he has worked for over two years. Throughout his career, Eric has gained a multitude of experience working with startup, mid-market, and Fortune 500 companies such as HP, Yahoo!, LinkedIn and Workday. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in corporate communications, executive communications and corporate positioning and has been described as a consummate communications professional.

Gabrielle Boko

Gabrielle Boko

NetApp

Gabrielle Boko

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Transformational marketing executive Gabrielle Boko is the CMO at NetApp, where she has worked for over a year. Gabrielle has a strong track record of fostering innovation in enterprise organizations and small businesses with her specialties including company and product messaging, digital strategy across media and web and brand and communications. Throughout her career she has worked in companies such as SAP, Sage, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills lead generation, product marketing and strategy.

Gursaran Marjara

Gursaran Marjara

The Access Group

Gursaran Marjara

Gursaran Marjara

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

Chief Marketing Officer

A Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), Gursaran Marjara is currently the CMO at Access Group, where he has worked for over five years. He is a senior marketing executive currently leading a team of more than 100 marketers with a proven track record in developing customer focused and revenue driven marketing teams.

Iris Meijer

Iris Meijer

Verizon Business

Iris Meijer

United States of America United States of America
Telecommunications Telecommunications

CMO, SVP Revenue Operations

Executive marketing leader Ann Lewnes is the Chief Marketing Officer at Adobe, where she leads the company's marketing, communications, corporate strategy and M&A efforts worldwide. She also drove the company's positioning, brand strategy and marketing campaigns while leading Adobe’s transformation into a digital marketing leader. Alongside

Isabelle Duarte

Isabelle Duarte

Okta

Isabelle Duarte

Isabelle Duarte

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO EMEA

Isabelle is a strategic, dynamic and forward-thinking marketing leader with a proven track record of delivering results in B2B and B2B marketing. She is currently the CMO EMEA at Okta. Isabelle is adept at communicating with senior stakeholders and building support and consensus. With more than two decades of experience in the industry, she has particular expertise in building strategy for global IT businesses. Colleagues describe Isabelle as strategic, dynamic and forward thinking in her ability to develop and implement a marketing plan. She has been endorsed for her skills in lead generation, digital marketing and strategy.

James Keating

James Keating

Pleo

James Keating

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Internationally experienced marketing leader James Keating is currently the CMO at Pleo, where he has worked for over a year. James has a successful career in driving commercial impact for some of the world's leading blue-chip and hyper-growth companies such as Microsoft, Oracle and Cognizant. With more than two decades of experience, James has a proven track record of developing and leading diverse teams across multiple geographies. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in product marketing, marketing strategy and marketing communications.

Jason Hemingway

Jason Hemingway

Phrase

Jason Hemingway

Jason Hemingway

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason Hemingway, CMO, Phrase: Considered a marketing veteran with more than two decades of experience in B2B marketing, Jason is CIM qualified and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Throughout his career, he has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from Marketing Manager EMEA at Dow Jones Newswires to CMO at Thunderhead. Colleagues have described Jason as a highly skilled, collaborative and experienced team motivator who develops clear growth strategies. He has been endorsed for his skills in demand generation, SaaS and multi-channel marketing.

Jennifer Chase

Jennifer Chase

SAS

Jennifer Chase

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

SVP and CMO

Jennifer Chase, SVP & CMO, SAS: Jennifer Chase is a marketing professional with more than two decades of experience in the industry. She has worked at SAS for more than 26 years, taking on roles ranging from Analyst Relations Manager to SVP and Head of Marketing. In addition to leading SAS’ marketing division, she also spearheads the company’s data-driven marketing strategy to drive brand awareness and revenue growth. Alongside her current role, she is a Chief Member at New York-based think tank Chief, a position she has held for two months. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in marketing, customer service and B2B. She is also currently sponsoring the SAS Women’s Initiatives Network (WIN) and the SAS Women in Analytics (WIA) Network.

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

CrowdStrike

Jennifer Johnson

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO

Jennifer is now the CMO at Crowdstrike. Alongside her new role, Jennifer is a Board Member at Immersive Labs. Prior to this, she was the CMO and a member of the Board of Directors at software development company Illumio, where she worked for two years. Jennifer now leads CrowdStrike’s global marketing strategy and execution.

Jim Kruger

Jim Kruger

Informatica

Jim Kruger

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer

Jim currently serves as the Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer at Informatica. He has 20+ years of B2B and B2C marketing experience in the areas of cloud, SaaS, services, and hardware solutions, and is a results-oriented, high integrity leader with strong business acumen and an inclusive team-building vision.

Jo Scarlett

Jo Scarlett

PA Consulting

Jo Scarlett

Jo Scarlett

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

CMO

Passionate marketing leader Jo Scarlett has more than three decades of experience in the industry. She is currently the Chief Marketing Officer and PA Foundation Trustee at PA Consulting Group, where she is responsible for PA's brand and marketing strategy and execution as well as driving transformational change and growth. Throughout her career, Jo has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from Director at Ernst & Young to Chief Digital Officer & CMO at BT Global Services. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in B2B marketing and thought leadership.

Joanne Gilhooley

Joanne Gilhooley

Adarma Security

Joanne Gilhooley

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

CMO

Currently CMO at Adarma Security, Joanne Gilhooley is a global marketing, brand and communications leader with more than 15 years of experience in building and leading high performing teams globally. Throughout her career, Joanne has worked across companies such as HPE and Microsoft in roles ranging from Head of Marketing EMEA to Director, Marketing UK. Colleagues describe Joanne as a creative and strategic marketer who delivers innovation to customers and partners. She has been endorsed for her skills in lead generation, strategy and demand generation.

John Dillon

John Dillon

Matrix42

John Dillon

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

Chief Marketing & Product Officer

International technology executive John Dillon is the Chief Marketing & Product Officer at Matrix42, where he has worked for a year. John has a proven track record in developing and leading highly motivated regional and global functions within large corporate, mid-size and start-up businesses. Throughout his career he has worked at companies such as Nokia, Akamai Technologies and SDL in roles ranging from VP Product Marketing - Software & Services to CMO. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in strategic partnerships, business development and go-to-marketing strategy.

John Taylor

John Taylor

AMD

John Taylor

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

John was named Chief Marketing Officer of Advanced Micro Devices in 2017. With over 25 years of experience building global brands and cultures in highly competitive industries, John is known for partnering with customers, executives, business units, and sales teams to drive success. Prior to joining AMD, John served as SVP and Board of Directors member for the world’s largest private tech communications agency, WE Communications, with global accounts including Microsoft, Texas Instruments, and AMD. He received the inaugural WE Visionary Award, the agency’s highest honor.

Jonaki Egenolf

Jonaki Egenolf

Riverbed Technology

Jonaki Egenolf

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO

Seasoned marketing professional Jonaki Egenolf is the CMO at Riverbed Technology, where she has worked for over a year. Prior to joining Riverbed, Jonaki was the CMO at Digital Experience Management company Atnernity, where she helped optimize digital relationships for all consumers and delivered actionable insights on end-user experience. Jonaki is an experienced marketing and sales professional with proven ability to execute enterprise and high velocity go-to-market models and has a successful record in scaling start-ups through her innovative marketing program. Colleagues describe Jonaki as a creative and aggressive marketer as well as a professional and dedicated manager who pays attention to every detail to ensure flawless execution.

Julia White

Julia White

SAP

Julia White

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO & Executive Board Member

Julia White is currently the Chief Marketing and Solutions Officer and Executive Board Member at software company SAP, where she leads the company’s marketing, solution management, corporate communications, industry solutions & value engineering, and government affairs. Prior to joining SAP, Julia worked at Microsoft for over 19 years, taking on roles including: product manager, Channel Marketing Manager, Senior Director, General Manager, and finally Corporate VP. Julia completed her degree in BA Communication at Stanford University and did her MBA at Harvard Business School. Those who worked with Julia described her as an incredible business leader, who is universally respected, insightful, and systematically propels an organization to reach ambitious goals.

Julie Woods-Moss

Julie Woods-Moss

Thoughtworks

Julie Woods-Moss

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulting Consulting

CMO

Rated the 16th most influential CMO in the world by Forbes in 2017, Julie Woods-Moss is a passionate and innovation-led marketing executive with more than three decades of experience in the industry. She is currently a Member of the Global Coordination Group (Exec Co) and Chief Marketing Officer at Thoughtworks in addition to being Chair Of The Board Of Directors at dunnhumby and President & CMO at Woods Moss Holdings BV. She is Julie a Forbes Technology Council and CNBC CMO Council contributor and was named one of the 50 inspiring women in technology in the UK in 2018. Julie has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in strategy, marketing and management.

Jussi Wacklin

Jussi Wacklin

T-Systems International

Jussi Wacklin

Spain Spain
Consulting Consulting

CMO & SVP

Described by colleagues as a passionate, charismatic and transformational marketing leader, Jussi Wacklin is now the CMO & SVP at T-Systems International. In his new role, Jussi leads the marketing and communication teams in order to contribute to the commercial success of T-Systems as well as driving growth. In addition to his role at T-Systems, Jussi is a Member of the Board Of Directors at Luxid.

Karen Walker

Karen Walker

Intel Corporation

Karen Walker

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Karen is responsible for building and strengthening Intel's brand, supporting growth strategies, cultivating opportunities in new and existing markets, and increasing demand for Intel's products and solutions globally. She is widely recognized as an industry authority on both technology and marketing topics. Karen was named one of the Top 10 Most Influential CMOs in the World by Forbes.

Kathi Wimmer

Kathi Wimmer

intive

Kathi Wimmer

Germany Germany
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Dr. Kathi oversees all aspects of intive's marketing globally, developing and executing strategies that will strengthen the company's position as the driver of digital excitement. She has almost two decades of leadership and professional experience in marketing and communications and has been described as a creative, outstanding marketer who always strives for excellence.

Kim Salem-Jackson

Kim Salem-Jackson

Akamai

Kim Salem-Jackson

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

EVP & CMO

Currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Akamai Technologies, Kim Salem-Jackson leads global marketing efforts including purpose, product marketing, field and digital marketing, as well as the company’s customer enablement programs. Alongside her current role, Kim is a Member, Board of Directors at Akamai Foundation, Executive Board Member at Fast Company Executive Board and an Official Member at Forbes Communications Council. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in B2B, lead generation and enterprise software.

Laura Heisman

Laura Heisman

VMware

Laura Heisman

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO

Experienced professional marketer Laura Heisman is the CMO at VMware, where she has worked for over a year. With more than three decades of experience, she has worked across multiple marketing disciplines ranging from customer marketing, to branding, product marketing, public relations and to segment and field marketing. She has been endorsed for her skills in corporate communications, analyst relations and go-to-market strategy.

Leah Anathan

Leah Anathan

Mews Systems

Leah Anathan

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Hospitality Hospitality

CMO

European marketing leader Leah Anathan is the CMO at Mews Systems, where she is responsible for the global marketing program and team. Leah is an executive marketing leader with comprehensive experience in all aspects of software marketing including corporate, brand development, GTM strategies and digital marketing. Throughout her career Leah has taken on roles ranging from EMEA Marketing Manager, Southern Europe at BMC Software to CMO at Qubit. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skils in lead generation, product marketing and strategy.

Leigh Cantrell Day

Leigh Cantrell Day

Red Hat

Leigh Cantrell Day

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Global marketing leader Leigh Cantrell Day is the SVP, CMO at Red Hat, where she has worked for over 16 years in roles ranging from Senior Director, Corporate Communications to VP, Marketing Communications + Brand. Colleagues at Red Hat have endorsed Leigh for her skills in corporate communications and public relations. Leigh has taken a multi-faceted approach to the building of Red Hat's brand and is the founder of Red Hat's multi-thousand user event as well as the executive producer of Red Hat's award winning films and podcasts.

Lisa Campbell

Lisa Campbell

OneTrust

Lisa Campbell

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

OneTrust CMO Lisa Campbell is an accomplished customer focused marketing and enterprise software executive, independent board member and chairman of the board with a track record of developing and operationalizing business and go-to-marketing strategy. For almost a year, Lisa has led the marketing organization for the OneTrust and their category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. She is responsible for brand, demand generation, accelerating growth in new businesses, communications, channel marketing, digital marketing and customer experience. Lisa has a combination of unique leadership characteristics and abilities. She sets the vision for her business in an evolving market, engages and interacts with customers in an inquisitive manner and executes the business plans through her team.

Lucian Lui

Lucian Lui

Immersive Labs

Lucian Lui

Lucian Lui

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Lucian is a C-Suite marketing leader with over 25 years of experience growing publicly-traded and Forbes-ranked commercial companies driven by technology for brands like Microsoft and Iron Mountain. He is currently the CMO of Rapid7, cybersecurity business that is focused on helping customers securely innovate and operate as they move forward in these challenging times.

Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen

Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen

BCX

Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen

South Africa South Africa
Technology Technology

CMO

Mandisa Ntoloko-Petersen has over 25 years of marketing and communications experience and leads a strong team of marketing professionals who communicate the essentials of the company's solutions and services offerings to the market and help shape the client experience. She has been endorsed by colleagues as an executive with exceptional managerial and leadership skills.

Mandy Dhaliwal

Mandy Dhaliwal

Nutanix

Mandy Dhaliwal

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Experienced marketing leader Mandy Dhaliwal is currently the CMO at Nutanix, bringing more than 25 years of experience in driving growth and innovation strategies across the cloud and software markets and building high performing organisations. Alongside her role, Mandy is a Founding Member at Chief and CMO Huddles as well as a Member Board of Directors at Quiq. Colleagues have endorsed Mandy for her skills in cloud computing, leadership and product marketing.

Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler

LeanIX

Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

CMO

Mark Wheeler, CMO, LeanIX: CMO at software vendor LeanIX, Mark is a strategic leader with experience in worldwide impact, accelerated results, organisational and process transformations in cloud infrastructure and marketing technology. Mark has been described as an exceptional marketing leader who brings vision, drives company, category, and product growth and is able to operate at a higher level than most marketing VPs. He has been endorsed for his skills in strategy, demand generation and go-to-market strategy.

Martin Häring

Martin Häring

Temenos

Martin Häring

Germany Germany
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Martin is a marketing executive with extensive international business experience in EMEA, APAC and the US. He has worked for more than 25 years in global leadership roles for international Hi-Tech companies and market leaders. He has been described as a leader with a clear vision and strategy. Martin is the go-to-person for conflict resolution and problem solving.

Martyn Etherington

Martyn Etherington

BMC Software

Martyn Etherington

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

SVP and CMO

Martyn Etherington is an industry-recognised CMO with a proven track record in driving revenue, market share and brand growth. Throughout his career, Martyn has taken on a variety of senior marketing roles ranging from VP Marketing at IBM to EVP & CMO at Teradata. Colleagues describe him as a C-level leader with a transformational impact, empowering marketing organisations with his strong leadership skills. He has been endorsed for his skills in go-to-market strategy and demand generation.

Matt Fairbanks

Matt Fairbanks

Sophos

Matt Fairbanks

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

IT marketing executive Matt Fairbanks is the CMO at Sophos, where he has worked for over a decade. Matt is a seasoned marketing leader with deep experience in product management and all aspects of marketing including product, digital and demand generation. Throughout his career Matt has worked across companies such as Symantec, Citrix and McAfee in roles ranging from Senior Director, Product Marketing to Senior Vice President. Colleagues at Sophos have endorsed Matt for his skills in go-to-market strategy, virtualisation and security.

Matt Hooper

Matt Hooper

Quantexa

Matt Hooper

United Kingdom United Kingdom
IT Services IT Services

CMO

Matt has over two decades of experience in senior management roles, with team enterprise software experience across marketing, corporate strategy, operations, product management, sales operations and business development. Colleagues have described him as a vastly experienced CMO who provokes energy and creativity in his teams.

Matt Preschern

Matt Preschern

NTT

Matt Preschern

United States of America United States of America
IT Services IT Services

Chief Marketing and Demand Generation Officer

Matt Preschern is a highly collaborative and results-driven business leader and marketing professional with 25 years experience in marketing, demand generation and revenue management, CX, Digital, MarTech deployment, PR and communications. Matt was also recognized by Forbes as one of the world’s most influential CMOs.

Meagen Eisenberg

Meagen Eisenberg

Lacework

Meagen Eisenberg

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Considered a transformational marketing leader, Meagen Eisenberg is now the CMO at Lacework. Alongside her new role, Meagen is a Board Member at G2 and an Advisor for more than five other companies. Described as a strong marketing executive and a visionary leader, she has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in lead generation and demand generation. In her new role at Lacework, Meagen oversees the company’s marketing and advertising initiatives and activities.

Michael Marcellin

Michael Marcellin

Juniper Networks

Michael Marcellin

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

CMO

Michael is a transformational CMO leading the global team responsible for marketing Juniper’s product and services portfolio and stewarding the brand, using analytics and automation to drive preference and demand for Juniper in the market, learning and development for Juniper and our customers, and delivering a differentiated experience for our customers.

Michael Park

Michael Park

ServiceNow

Michael Park

United States of America United States of America
Consulting Consulting

CMO

Michael Park is the CMO at ServiceNow, where he has worked for more than a year. He is described as a high impact growth and transformation eader with more than 25 years of experience in P&L management, product, go-to-market strategies and marketing leadership. His colleagues have endorsed him for his go-to-market strategy, product management and product marketing skills.

Michaël Rolland

Michaël Rolland

Devoteam

Michaël Rolland

Luxembourg Luxembourg
Computer Software Computer Software

Group Chief Marketing Officer

Michaël is responsible for the overall marketing and communication activities at Devoteam Group. He is described as a professional marketing leader who is trusted by colleagues and customers. Michaël occasionally thinks outside the box and is deeply committed to the company's goals and objectives.

Mika Yamamoto

Mika Yamamoto

F5

Mika Yamamoto

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer

Driven marketing executive Mika Yamamoto is the Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer at F5, a position she held for over three years. Throughout her caree, Mika has across leading companies including Gartner, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP and Adobe. Colleagues have described Mika as a passionate, innovative and strategic marketing leader who cultivates a career-driven environment. She has been endorsed for her skills in strategy, product marketing and product management.

Natasha Pearson

Natasha Pearson

Orange Business Services

Natasha Pearson

Natasha Pearson

Netherlands Netherlands
Telecommunications Telecommunications

CMO

Based in Amsterdam, Natasha Pearson is currently the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Orange Business Services, where she has worked for over a decade. In her role, Natasha is responsible for managing and overseeing the implementation of marketing programmes across Orange Business Services. Throughout her marketing career, Natasha has taken on senior roles ranging from Corporate Communications Director, Russia at Polaroid to Corporate Marketing Director at SES. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in marketing communications, advertising and integrated marketing.

Neil Dowling

Neil Dowling

Rightpoint

Neil Dowling

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulting Consulting

CMO

Neil is now the CMO at Rightpoint, where he has worked for the past month. Before joining Rightpoint, Neil worked at Genpact for over six years as their Marketing Director for Europe, Australia and Japan, and their Vice President of Global Integrated Marketing. Neil also has experience in senior marketing roles at companies including Cognizant and Fujitsu. He has been endorsed by his colleagues for his skills in marketing communications and marketing strategy.

Nitsa Zuppas

Nitsa Zuppas

Veeva Systems

Nitsa Zuppas

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Seasoned marketing executive Nitsa Zuppas is currently the CMO at Veeva Systems, where she has worked for a decade. Currently based in California, Nitsa has worked across a variety of companies throughout her marketing career. Her roles have ranged from Public Relations Manager at STG Marketing Communications to Vice President, Marketing at Siebel Systems. Colleagues have endorsed Nitsa for her skills in product marketing, public relations and enterprise software.

Oliver Pilgerstorfer

Oliver Pilgerstorfer

IFS

Oliver Pilgerstorfer

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Oliver Pilgerstorfer, CMO, IFS: Oliver leads IFS' global marketing and communications activities. In his current role as CMO, he has developed a diverse global marketing organisation and increased brand awareness. Oliver combines his passion for demand generation and brand strategy with his knowledge of business operations and uses this to achieve the company's goals. Throughout his career he has taken on senior marketing roles in companies such as Agilent Technologies, Hotwire and BlackBerry. He has been endorsed for his skills in digital marketing, strategy and media relations.

Paresh Vankar

Paresh Vankar

LTIMindtree

Paresh Vankar

Paresh Vankar

United States of America United States of America
Consulting Consulting

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Senior technology executive Paresh Vankar is currently the EVP and CMO at LTIMindtree. Before joining LTIMindtree, Paresh worked at HCL Technologies for over 17 years in roles ranging from Head Pharmaco Vigilance to Global Head Marketing - FS. Collleagues have described Paresh as a strategic and agile marketer with a focus on business development. he has been endorsed for his skills in business development, team management and strategy.

Paz Macdonald

Paz Macdonald

Hyperscience

Paz Macdonald

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Paz is currently the CMO at Hyperscience, an intelligent document processing platform, where she has worked for over two years. Throughout her career, Paz has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from EMEA Marketing Manager at Samsung SDS to VP Marketing, EMEA and Asia Pacific at MongoDB. Colleagues describe Paz as an inspiring leader who leads and helps grow her teams. She has been endorsed for her skills in lead generation, demand generation and marketing strategy.

Peder Ulander

Peder Ulander

MongoDB

Peder Ulander

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Global technology and marketing executive Peder Ulander is currently the CMO at MongoDB, where he has worked for over a year. Peder has a proven track record in consistently delivering strong business growth through new strategic approaches, re-engineered marketing, brand-building and new product development. Alongside his role at MongoDB, Peder is a Strategic Advisor at Stacklet, a Board Member at Continuous Delivery Foundation and an Advisor at Zype Media. Colleagues have described Peder as a motivational and charismatic thought leader that is always willing to support his team across multiple territories. He has been endorsed for his skills in product management, product marketing and cloud computing.

Perzon Mody

Perzon Mody

Capgemini

Perzon Mody

Perzon Mody

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulting Consulting

CMO for North and Central Europe

Currently based in London, professional marketing leader Perzon Mody is the EVP CMO at Capgemini, where they have worked for up to six years. Throughout his career, Perzon has taken on senior marketing roles ranging from Group Marketing & Communications Officer at Accenture to Head of Marketing - Cognizant Europe, Middle East, India & APAC. He has been endorsed for his skills in marketing strategy and B2B marketing.

Pete Schlampp

Pete Schlampp

Workday

Pete Schlampp

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Pete Schlampp has been promoted to Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Workday, where he has worked for over six years. Specialising in enterprise software products and technology, Pete has more than two decades of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, he has taken on a variety of roles in companies such as Cisco Systems, Solera Networks and Platfora.

Rachel Thornton

Rachel Thornton

MessageBird

Rachel Thornton

Netherlands Netherlands
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Rachel is a marketing professional with extensive experience in product positioning and messaging, and marketing and brand strategy development. She has more than a decade of experience in developing and managing successful global product and program rollouts and has been described by colleagues as strategic thinker who balances creativity and execution to achieve her desired goals.

Rick Jackson

Rick Jackson

Veeam Software

Rick Jackson

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Experienced marketing executive Rick Jackson is currently the CMO at Veeam Software, where he is responsible for leading the company's global marketing organisation. With a multi-discipline executive leadership background in marketing, sales and engineering, Rick is considered a strategic and inspiring leader. Throughout his career, Rick has taken on roles ranging from SVP, Worldwide Marketing at BEA Systems to CMO at Qlik. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in product management, strategy and enterprise software.

Rick Schultz

Rick Schultz

Databricks

Rick Schultz

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Rick is a CMO with a combination of strong leadership, product marketing, demand generation and operational skills, with over 20 years experience leading enterprise software marketing teams and a successful startup CMO at Alteryx, where he fuelled substantial revenue and customer growth for just over 4.5 years.

Rory Cameron

Rory Cameron

Medallia

Rory Cameron

Rory Cameron

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

Chief Marketing and Corporate Development Officer

Energetic and passionate marketing executive Rory Cameron is currently the Chief Marketing and Corporate Development Officer at Medallia where he leads marketing, corporate development and channels for the company. Throughout his marketing career, Rory has held various senior positions such as Head of Sales and Marketing and EVP GM Litmos and Corporate Development Callidus Cloud. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in SaaS, enterprise software and cloud computing.

Ruth Rowan

Ruth Rowan

Avanade

Ruth Rowan

United Kingdom United Kingdom
IT Services IT Services

CMO

Ruth Rowan has over 25 years of experience in marketing and commercial roles, delivering marketing and demand generation targets while enabling rapid growth and digital transformation in complex organizations. She is passionate about driving wider sustainable and positive impact. Ruth has won several industry awards with her teams.

Sam Burns

Sam Burns

KPMG

Sam Burns

Sam Burns

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulting Consulting

CMO

Award-winning marketing executive Sam Burns is the Global Chief Marketing Officer at KPMG, where she has worked for over nine years. Sam has more than three decades of experience developing distinctive sales and marketing programmes that deliver strong ROI and real business outcomes across Ernst & Young and KPMG. Colleagues have endorsed Sam for her skills in brand awareness, marketing strategy and brand development.

Samir Bagga

Samir Bagga

L&T Technology Services

Samir Bagga

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO

Samir is a marketing executive with proven business leadership, marketing direction and strategic vision. tHe is an international B2B marketing professional with over 22 years of marketing experience to Global 1000 & SME corporations in America’s, Europe and India.

Sandra Montes

Sandra Montes

Olist

Sandra Montes

Brazil Brazil
Logistics Logistics

CMO

Performance-focused marketing professional Sandra Montes is currently the CMO at Olist, where she has worked for ten months. Alongside her main role, Sandra is a Board Member at Camil Alimentos S/A and an Associate Member at BR Angels. Throughout her career, she has worked across companies such as Electrolux, OLX Brasil and Rappi in roles ranging from CMO - Marketing and Communications Director - Latin America to Chief Growth Marketing Officer. Colleagues have described her as a motivational and passionate marketer who has the ability to build teams and evangelize them to deliver outstanding results. Sandra has been endorsed for her skills in strategy, brand management and market planning.

Sandy Ono

Sandy Ono

OpenText

Sandy Ono

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

EVP & CMO

Accomplished marketing executive Sandy Ono is the EVP & CMO at OpenText, where she has worked for over a year. Sandy leads global brand and demand for OpenText across all business units as well as driving growth and innovation through the power of strategic marketing. With more than two decades of experience in marketing and sales, Sandy's experiences range from digital marketing to launching new business divisions. In addition to this, she has helped Fortune 500 companies and top brands drive large scale transformation projects. She has been endorsed by colleagues for her skills in management consulting and marketing strategy.

Sarah Franklin

Sarah Franklin

Salesforce

Sarah Franklin

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Expert marketing leader Sarah Franklin is currently the President & CMO at Salesforce, where she has worked for over 15 years. Described as a unique leader with a blend of technical knowledge, business acumen and marketing expertise, Sarah has gained a multitude of marketing experience throughout her career. Colleagues consider Sarah an extremely talented and creative marketing leader who utilises her deep technical skills to come up with solutions. She has been endorsed for her skills in SaaS, enterprise software and cloud computing.

Simon Edward

Simon Edward

IBM

Simon Edward

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Technology Technology

VP, CMO & Client Experience Leader, UKI

Simon Edward, VP, CMO & Client Experience Leader, UK and Ireland, IBM: A chartered marketer and FCIM, Simon has experience in all aspects of B2B marketing. Throughout his career, Simon has taken on roles ranging from Technology Segment Manager to VP Market Development & Insights, Europe, MEA & Global Markets at IBM. Alongside his current role Simon is an Advisory Board Member at HotTopics. He has been endorsed for his skills in marketing management and marketing strategy. Colleagues describe Simon as an exceptional CMO who fosters close collaboration and leads highly effective teams with clear objectives and principles.

Simon Mouyal

Simon Mouyal

CyberArk

Simon Mouyal

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Simon is an award-winning CMO with experience building growth-driven operating model and teams. He specializes in positioning complex technology and data platform to declare market leadership, and has worked across Microsoft, Rackspace and Medidata Solutions, before his current CMO role at athenahealth.

Sophie Chesters

Sophie Chesters

UserZoom

Sophie Chesters

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Seasoned marketing leader and growth advisor Sophie Chesters is currently the CMO at UserZoom, a position she has held for over a year. Throughout her career, Sophie has taken on senior marketing roles across companies including Google, Incisive Media and Medallia, gaining global expertise in SaaS, technology and media. She has been described by colleagues as a marketer with a great strategic mindset who can motivate a team of diverse individuals towards a common goal and deliver ambitious product launches.

Stephanie Buscemi

Stephanie Buscemi

Confluent

Stephanie Buscemi

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Stephanie Buscemi was placed on the Forbes 50 Most Influential CMOs 2020, Demonstrating Resolute Leadership in Transformative Times. She is an accomplished technologist and understands the technology scene well. She has a very comprehensive understanding of the forces shaping the industry. Stephanie is considered an effective and accomplished communicator and leads with her values.

Steve Daheb

Steve Daheb

Tanium

Steve Daheb

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Steve Daheb is a senior marketing executive with more than two decades of experience in leadership roles spanning sales, marketing (brand, corporate, field, product, solution) and business development. Steve has a proven record of driving business growth through corporate strategy, go to market execution, brand reimagining and demand creation. Throughout his career, Steve has taken on senior marketing roles in companies such as Citrx, Oracle and ON4. He has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in go-to-marketing, product marketing and SaaS.

Steven Wastie

Steven Wastie

Menlo Security

Steven Wastie

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Steven Wastie, CMO, Menlo Security: Considered a transformational go-to-market leader, Steven Wastie is currently the CMO at Menlo Security, a position he has held for over two years. Known for being a forward-thinker, he leverages marketing technology and data analytics to drive sustainable revenue results and optimise marketing operations and teams. Throughout his career, Steven has taken on roles ranging from Marketing Manager at AT&T Online Services to CMO at Unravel data. Alongside his current role, Steven is a member of The CMO Club. Colleagues have endorsed him for his skills in go-to-market strategy, product management and enterprise software.

Sumit Virmani

Sumit Virmani

Infosys

Sumit Virmani

India India
IT Services IT Services

EVP and Global CMO

Experienced marketing executive Sumit Virmani is currently the Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer at Infosys, where he has worked for over 18 years. In addition to his current role, Sumit serves as a Trustee at Infosys Foundation, a position he has held for over a year. Throughout his time at the organisation, he has held six senior marketing roles ranging from Head Marketing - Finacle to Senior Vice President and CMO. Colleagues have endorsed Sumit for his skills in marketing communications, product marketing and lead generation.

Susan Blocher

Susan Blocher

Lenovo

Susan Blocher

United States of America United States of America
Technology Technology

CMO, Infrastructure Solutions Group

Susan has a passion for transforming marketing into a strategic and measurable contributor to the business by aligning marketing with sales and building a fast-paced, highly effective marketing organization. She has held marketing and communications leadership roles at Intel, HPE and IBM. Colleagues have said that Susan is able to demonstrate vision, clarity of thought and communicates her ideas effectively.

Teresa Poggenpohl

Teresa Poggenpohl

Unisys

Teresa Poggenpohl

United States of America United States of America
IT Services IT Services

SVP and CMO

Considered an energetic B2B marketing and brand strategist as well as a trusted business advisor, Teresa Poggenpohl is currently the SVP CMO at Unisys, where she has worked for over a year. She has a proven track record in helping businesses transform and devising breakthrough marketing campaigns and building winning teams. Prior to joining Unisys Teresa launched her own consulting business, Poggenpohl Consulting, in 2020. Colleagues have described her as a smart and strategic visionary who can navigate complex organisational environments. She has been endorsed for her skills in management consulting and marketing strategy.

Tim Minahan

Tim Minahan

Citrix

Tim Minahan

United States of America United States of America
Computer Hardware Computer Hardware

EVP of Business Strategy & CMO

Technology and marketing executive Tim Minahan is currently the EVP of Business Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer at Citrix, where he is responsible for leading corporate strategy development and execution, global marketing, communications and several other aspects within the marketing organisation. Throughout his career, Tim has taken on senior marketing roles in companies such as SAP, Ariba and Aberdeen Group. Colleagues have descrined Tim as an inspirational leader with global expertise in corporate and go-to-market strategy.

Ulf Henning

Ulf Henning

Accenture

Ulf Henning

Ulf Henning

Germany Germany
Consulting Consulting

CMO Europe

Ulf Henning is a marketing executive with extensive global management and leadership experience. He specializes in B2B marketing, media relations, research and positioning. Prior to his current role, Ulf had experience in a multitude of industries including energy, utilities, chemicals, metals and mining, financial services, travel and transportation, automotive, industrial equipment, retail, consumer goods and life sciences.

Vivian Gomes

Vivian Gomes

Movate

Vivian Gomes

India India
Technology Technology

CMO

Vivian has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry where he has undertaken multiple leadership roles across marketing and business development. He has been described by colleagues as a great team player adept at bringing the best out of any team.

Yasutaka Mizutani

Yasutaka Mizutani

Colt Technology Services

Yasutaka Mizutani

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Telecommunications Telecommunications

Global CMO

Marketing and business development professional Yasutaka Mizutani is currently the Global CMO at Colt Technology Services, where he has worked over eight years. Yasutaka has more than two decades of experience in IT, telecommunications and the cloud service market. He has been recognised as one of the World’s 50 most influential marketeers in the Data Economy magazine for his scientific digital marketing strategy with AI and machine learning. Yasutaka has been endorsed by colleagues for his skills in product marketing, cloud computing and product management.

Youtse Sung

Youtse Sung

Outpost24

Youtse Sung

Youtse Sung

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Youtse Sung is the CMO at Outpost24, where she has worked for over four years. Alongside her new role, she is also a Board Member at Umbraco. Before joining Outpost24, her previous role was Senior Manager of Global Marketing Programs and Product Marketing at Episerver. Youtse also has experience in senior marketing roles at companies such as Agilent Technologies, Gyro International and Serco. She is now responsible for overseeing the company's business and marketing strategy as well as marketing communications.

Yulia Poslavskaya

Yulia Poslavskaya

Innotech

Yulia Poslavskaya

UAE UAE
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Strategic marketing executive Yulia Poslavkaya is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Innotech. Yulia joined the company at the early startups stage and has been supporting their business growth to enterprise level. She is considered a seasoned storyteller with experience working for global organisations, including managing remote teams across various geographies and cultures. Colleagues have described Yulia as an inspiring leader who is organised, meticulous and always finds innovative solutions to resolve matters without compromising on quality.

Zarina L Stanford

Zarina L Stanford

Bazaarvoice

Zarina L Stanford

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Zarina is an award-winning marketing leader with experience at businesses IBM, SAP, Syniti and Texas-based Rackspace Technologies, where she led its marketing and communications, globally, at the multicloud solutions experts. She is currently the CMO at Bazaarvoice and a Board Member at FortyTwo.VC. Colleagues describe Zarina as a strategic leader who drives high-performance marketing in B2B while motivating those around her to think outside the box. She has been endorsed for her skills in enterprise software, demand generation and go-to-market strategy.

Zeynep Inanoglu Ozdemir

Zeynep Inanoglu Ozdemir

Palo Alto

Zeynep Inanoglu Ozdemir

United States of America United States of America
Computer Software Computer Software

CMO

Zeynep is currently the CMO at Palo Alto Networks, where she has been working for over a year. She specialises in data-driven marketing, AI and cybersecurity. Those who have worked alongside her have described Zeynep as someone incredible in her ability to synthesize macro market trends into messages that resonate. She continues to inspire people to a higher purpose and shared vision

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  • Meenu Bagla, CMO, Cyient
  • Sally Croft, CMO, Ericsson
  • Wanda Weigert, Global Chief Brand Officer, Globant
  • John Williams, CMO, Verizon

With a focus on innovation and leadership, the Global B2B CMO 100 award celebrates the remarkable achievements of these individuals who are pushing the boundaries of marketing and driving growth in their organisations.

 

The winners were announced at The Studio, our flagship event held at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, where over 100 marketing leaders gathered to network, share ideas, and celebrate success in the industry. From cutting-edge strategies to impactful campaigns, our B2B CMO 100 winners exemplify the very best of the C-suite community. They represent the essence of HotTopics, where the world’s top marketing leaders convene to discuss, share, and shape the business agenda on a global stage. 

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