PR Newswire | October 27, 2023
Inc. Business Media announced the second annual Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe that have proven track records supporting entrepreneurs and helping startups grow. The list recognizes 389 firms in marketing and advertising, health and wellness, financial services, legal, logistics, and productivity, as well as other areas of business.
All 389 companies received top marks from clients for being instrumental in helping leadership navigate the dynamic world of startups. These B2B partners support entrepreneurs across various facets of the business, including hiring, compliance, infrastructure development, cloud migration, fundraising, etc., allowing founders to focus on their core missions.
"Trusted B2B partners provide guidance and expertise that founders rely on at various steps of their organization's journey. Partners that possess a demonstrated ability to deliver quality support are at the core of entrepreneurship and help bring big ideas to life," says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. Business Media.
At RocketReach, we strive to provide the most comprehensive and accurate contact information database with easy to use tools to simplify our customer's workflows. As a growing company ourselves, we understand the importance of partnerships. We work closely with our partners to unlock more opportunities and create more value for our customers, says Scott Kim, CEO of RocketReach. Being included in the 2023 list of Inc. Power Partners is a meaningful acknowledgment of the work our team does to support all of our partners every day.
Whether it's to build a pipeline, hire the best talent, conduct research, expand partnerships or find investors, having reliable contact data is an accelerant for all startups. Last month, RocketReach announced numerous product enhancements, including improved data quality, simplified workflows and new capabilities such as AI-powered search and Intent Data that help startups accelerate their outreach efforts.
We also know that entrepreneurs are juggling a million things at once and ramping yet another tool should not be one of them. At RocketReach, we offer custom team plans which include free onboarding, integration support, and business goal coaching with help from our dedicated Customer Success Team.
To view the complete list, go to: https://www.inc.com/power-partner-awards/2023. The November 2023 Issue of Inc. magazine is available online now at https://www.inc.com/magazine and will be on newsstands beginning October 31, 2023.
About Inc. Business Media
The world's most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest- growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
Founded in 2015, RocketReach is the leading Professional Contact Search platform that is trusted by over 16 million users and 95% of the S&P 500. Consistently rated as a leader in data quality, our platform leverages patented technology that covers 700M+ people and 30M+ companies across the world. We provide sales, recruiting, marketing, and entrepreneurs the ability to connect directly with the right people and decision makers. For more information about how RocketReach is creating the connections that create opportunities, please visit www.rocketreach.co.
PR Newswire | November 02, 2023
IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, today announced that it has received the EMEA Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year Award from Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, at Boomi's 2023 EMEA Partner Summit.
A Boomi partner program member since February 2020, IFS has helped mutual customers optimize critical business processes to unlock the power of intelligent connectivity and automation.
IFS and Boomi have formed a strong partnership that provides businesses with a scalable, flexible, and intelligent platform. By combining their expertise, they offer IFS customers the ability to achieve greater efficiency, agility, and scalability from their investment.
Partnering with Boomi, IFS customers can build integrations faster, reducing development time by weeks or months. Boomi provides a unified, cloud-native platform that seamlessly connects IFS Cloud with other services and SaaS applications.
Christian Pedersen, Chief Product Officer, IFS, said,Boomi has been and continues to be a significant Global Technology Alliance for IFS, enabling us to deliver value to our customers. We prioritize our customers' freedom to select the best solutions that suit their needs. IFS Cloud seamlessly connects to Boomi's platform through open RESTful APIs, enabling customers to efficiently integrate best-of-breed applications and services.
Pedersen continued, "Our partnership with Boomi offers customers a variety of choices for complex data integration, resulting in faster time-to-value. We're honored to have been recognized as their Partner of the Year and look forward to continuing this mutually beneficial partnership."
EMEA Partner Award winners received recognition during the 2023 Boomi EMEA Partner Summit held on October 30, 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal, which brought together Boomi partners from across the region to learn, network, and share best practices.
"Our global partners offer a wide array of expertise, skills, resources, and technologies to ensure the success of our equally diverse customer base," said Dan McAllister, Senior Vice President of Global Alliances and Channels at Boomi. "As trusted advisers, strategic consultants, leaders, and innovators in IT and digital transformation, our partners solve problems and proactively implement Boomi's technology day in and day out. We're honored to recognize the work they accomplished this past year."
IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers-at the Moment of Service™. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of over 6,000 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our 6,500+ customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com
Meltwater | November 06, 2023
Doug Balut has consecutively received the CRN Channel Chiefs Award in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
He led global teams and forged partnerships with organizations such as SAP, Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, and Intel, among others.
At Meltwater, Doug Balut will be crucial in growing the company and enhancing client satisfaction through partner programs and strategic relationships.
Meltwater, which empowers companies with solutions spanning media, social, consumer, and sales intelligence, has announced the appointment of Doug Balut as Senior Vice President of Global Alliances and Partnerships.
In this new position, Doug Balut will be cultivating a dynamic partner network, establishing a resilient channel sales structure, and formulating go-to-market strategies. These initiatives are all geared toward advancing the company's expansion, enhancing customer value, and reinforcing its standing as a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade solutions.
Doug Balut possesses over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, with a strong background in building and leading strategic alliances, channel sales, and business development within the SaaS sector. Before this, he worked as Senior Vice President of Global Alliances at Sprinklr. During his tenure at Sprinklr, he was pivotal in establishing a partner organization and successfully implementing a growth-oriented methodology, culminating in Sprinklr's IPO in 2021. Before his time at Sprinklr, he held various leadership positions in sales, both in direct sales and indirect partner sales, at Cisco. He directed teams on a global scale and established collaborations with entities like SAP, Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, and Intel, among others.
John Box, CEO of Meltwater, remarked
I am thrilled to welcome Doug Balut to the Meltwater team as our new SVP of Alliances and Partnerships. He has a proven track record of driving revenue growth, expanding market reach, and creating value for customers and partners.
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John Box emphasized that Doug Balut will be pivotal in fortifying the company's partner ecosystem and expediting its worldwide expansion. He added that the company anticipates a fruitful collaboration with Doug Balut to provide clients with excellent media, social, and consumer intelligence solutions.
Doug Balut expressed his enthusiasm upon joining Meltwater, expressing his profound excitement about the opportunity to establish a novel partner ecosystem in support of Meltwater's growth and enterprise transformation initiatives. He emphasized that the current moment is opportune for directing attention toward expanding large accounts on a global scale, marking the next phase in Meltwater's dynamic history. He acknowledged that partnerships serve as a driving force for this expansion and affirmed his readiness to construct an organizational framework and a network of influential partners to facilitate the attainment of these objectives.