San Mateo, California, August 15, 2012 - Leading analytics software company FirstRain today announced that Nora Denzel has joined FirstRain’s Board of Directors. Ms. Denzel brings more than 25 years of technology and leadership experience to the FirstRain Board.
Most recently, Ms. Denzel was senior vice president for Big Data, Social Design and Marketing at Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU), where she was responsible for establishing, directing and implementing Intuit’s data strategy and central marketing programs. Prior to Intuit, she was senior vice president of Hewlett-Packard’s global software business, served as senior vice president of product operations at Legato Systems (acquired by EMC) and held several engineering, marketing and executive positions during 13 years at IBM.
“I am delighted that Nora is joining FirstRain’s Board of Directors,” said FirstRain CEO Penny Herscher. “She brings deep, relevant experience that will be invaluable as we grow our market share and leadership position providing customer intelligence to the world’s top sales and marketing teams.”
“This is an exciting time to join FirstRain,” Denzel said. “Their ability to provide in-depth, tuned customer intelligence to Fortune 1000 B2B sales and marketing teams is game changing, and I look forward to contributing my enterprise software, social and mobile experience to the Board.”
Ms. Denzel serves on the board of directors for Overland Storage Inc. (NASDAQ: OVRL), Saba Software (NASDAQ: SABA) and the Anita Borg Institute, which provides resources and programs to help industry, academia and government recruit, retain and develop women leaders in technology fields. Ms. Denzel earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the State University of New York and a master’s degree in business administration from Santa Clara University.
FirstRain is a pioneer and leader in customer intelligence solutions for the enterprise. FirstRain’s cross-platform solutions provide major account sales, marketing and finance professionals intelligence that is tuned to their specific company strategy and allows them to deeply understand their customer’s business and their markets. FirstRain’s patented analytics technology finds business-focused Web and social intelligence and then integrates it seamlessly into the world’s premier CRM and social enterprise platforms, including Salesforce.com, Chatter, Cisco Quad, Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics, Jive and Yammer. This intelligence is similarly incorporated into leading research platforms such as Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ, FactSet Research Systems, Fidelity.com and Mergent. Based in San Mateo, California, FirstRain also has offices in New York and Gurgaon, India. To read our blog, visit us at http://www.firstrain.com/marketmine.