Anaplan Hires B2B Marketing Entrepreneur, Grant Halloran, As Chief Marketing OfficerSan Francisco – April 22, 2015 – Anaplan, the planning cloud for Sales, Finance, Operations, and HR, has hired B2B software expert Grant Halloran as Chief Marketing Officer. Halloran joins from Infor, where he was Global Vice President and General Manager following its acquisition in 2012 of Orbis, a SaaS-based marketing software company he co-founded.
“I’m thrilled to join Anaplan. Our platform gives us huge scope to bring agility to virtually any enterprise planning process, which makes our market opportunity so large,” Halloran said. “This problem we fix is global and we are addressing it with a truly international business culture, which makes Anaplan such a dynamic and exciting company.”
Grant brings to Anaplan more than 18 years of expertise in the software industry. In addition to founding Orbis, he spent more than 10 years as the Managing Director and Co-founder of Australian-based companies Brand Manager and ProductBank. In 2001, he was recognized by eMag as one of 30 young people changing the world through technology innovation.
Grant’s hire reflects continued momentum by Anaplan. In 2014, Anaplan doubled its users to 35,000 + globally with a customer base across 20 countries.
Recently, Gartner recognized Anaplan in a second Visionaries placement in the Corporate Performance Management1 Suites category, adding to its January 6, 2015 placement in the Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management2.
Anaplan will host its annual Hub Conference in 2015, across nine cities. Our next series is in San Francisco from 18 – 20 May. Learn more here.
Anaplan is the planning cloud for Sales, Operations, Finance, and HR. We built our platform from the ground up to empower you to plan, collaborate, and act—in real-time. Anaplan enables you to deploy easy-to-use applications to solve complex planning challenges across your organization. Stay ahead of critical business events, rapidly model potential impacts, and course correct on the fly. Anaplan is a privately held company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA with global offices on four continents. To learn more, visit anaplan.com. Join us on twitter: @anaplan
1. Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites” by Christopher Iervolino and John E. Van Decker, April 2, 2015.
2. Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management” by Tad Travis, January 6, 2015.
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