PROVO, Utah, Oct. 18, 2012 – Dave Elkington, CEO and Founder of XANT, the leading provider of sales automation technology to inside sales professionals, has been selected as a Top 40 under 40 business leader by Utah Valley BusinessQ Magazine. The award, available only to exceptional business professionals under the age of 40, is distributed annually to business leaders within Utah Valley. “I’m honored to be recognized among Utah Valley’s 40 under 40,” Elkington said. “Building and growing XANT into the leading organization in the inside sales space has been both fun and challenging. Being listed among these other successful entrepreneurs and seeing the great things happening locally in Utah is very exciting.” Elkington started his career working for Deutsche Bank Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch and MiraQuest Capital. Prior to XANT, he co-founded Integr8ted Technology Solutions. In addition to building companies, Elkington is the author, in conjunction with Dr. James Oldroyd, of the Lead Response Management study which has been mentioned in the HBR, Inc., and Forbes and has completely re-shaped the lead response industry. Currently, Elkington serves on the board of ProvoTechX, on the national advisory board of the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) and on the BYU CVLC advisory council. He has been recognized a part of Utah’s V100 most influential CEOs twice, as well as twice voted by national peers as one of the 25 Most Influential People in the inside sales industry. XANT has also recently been named one of Utah’s fastest growing companies and is on track to hire 400 employees over the next three years. To learn more about the XANT PowerSuite sales automation platform, or to set up a free trial, please visit www.www.insidesales.com or call a sales rep at (866) 498-6434.
About XANT, Inc.
Founded in 2004, XANT delivers a high velocity sales accelerator platform enabling inside sales representatives to achieve a lead response time of five minutes or less. The PowerDialer platform, designed for business-to-business and high-end business-to-consumer sales environments, has been the most popular dialer app on the salesforce.com AppExchange for over four years. XANT enterprise customers include ADP, BMC Software, Cisco, Dell, Gannett, Marketo and Eloqua. To learn more, visit www.www.insidesales.com.