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Comings & Goings: SmartAction Hires New Senior Vice President of Sales
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Comings & Goings: SmartAction Hires New Senior Vice President of Sales

May 27, 2014

  By Deepika Mala, TMCnet Contributor

SmartAction, a provider of artificial intelligence voice self-service, recently appointed industry expert Steve Prodger as its new senior vice president of sales.

Steve has more than 14 years of sales management experience in enterprise SaaS (News - Alert) technology. His vast knowledge will help him lead SmartAction’s growing sales team in an efficient manner.

He also has a strong track record of developing and managing world-class, enterprise sales and business development organizations in high-growth environments.

Prodger’s appointment as senior vice president of sales will support SmartAction’s continued growth and expansion into new industry verticals. “Steve’s wealth of contact center knowledge and his extensive experience in enterprise technology sales have already made him a key addition to the SmartAction family,” said Tom Lewis, CEO of SmartAction, in a press statement.

Officials at SmartAction believe that Prodger has the potential to fulfill this role and his vast experience will help him play a crucial role in sharing the company’s next-generation technology with all those other firms that don’t even know it exists.

Before joining SmartAction, Steve held various high profile sales leadership positions within high-tech and customer experience organizations including Empathica, Mindshare Technologies and Dell (News - Alert) Computers.

“It’s exciting to be joining such an innovative company that dedicates itself to enhancing the customer experience through the use of Intelligent Voice Automation,” said Prodger, “I’m 100 percent convinced their use of artificial intelligence is changing the face of the industry and their timing couldn’t be better. Tech giants and anyone looking at the next evolution of technology is embracing AI. It is truly exhilarating to be part of the evolution.”

Academically, Prodger holds a B.A. in Economics with a focus on strategy and change management from Wilfrid Laurier University.

In January, TMC (News - Alert), a global integrated media company, recognized SmartAction IVA, intelligent voice automation solution, with the CUSTOMER 2014 Product of the Year award.

Edited by Maurice Nagle
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