Internet veteran tapped to lead next phase of growth
San Diego, CA, September 1, 2017 – Today CIENCE Technologies, an emerging leader in managed services for lead generation, announced the appointment of John Girard as Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Today’s appointment further strengthens CIENCE’s core business and accelerates the strategic shift to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the lead generation outsourcing space.
Girard, 45, has a long track record of innovation and business success, including a decade leading Clickability as Chairman & CEO. Most recently, his startup company Connectifier was successfully acquired by LinkedIn.
“I’m thrilled to have the chance to lead and grow CIENCE by providing unparalleled value to our clients,” said Girard. “This is a great opportunity to redefine an industry that has grown stagnant by introducing modern technologies, especially a growth hacking mindset.”
Girard brings a rare combination of operational expertise, a deep technology background, business acumen, and strategic experience to his role. These skills will build on CIENCE’s commitment to becoming the leading lead generation services company in the world.
CIENCE Technologies counts over 150 employees across its global offices on four continents. The company has attracted diverse B2B clients from the very top of the Fortune 500 to hot new startups seeking a more innovative approach to lead generation.
CIENCE is positioned to become a leader in the managed services space, thanks to its progressive approach to building data science into its people-as-a-service outsourcing. The company is currently growing at a 150% yearly pace.
“We’re excited to have John leading us as we seek to transform the future,” said Thomas Cornelius, CIENCE Technologies Chairman. “We’re offering machine-powered, human-driven solutions that maximize the power of both. We’re solving the biggest need most sales organizations face, which is high-quality lead generation.”