The people who serve our clients are top-notch — experienced, smart, passionate about their work and excellent with customers. InsideSales.com's culture supports our people, fostering collaboration, encouraging them to rethink conventional wisdom and demanding that they deliver exceptional solutions.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder
David Elkington has a rich background in technology, venture capital and corporate development.+ Read Full Bio
President and Founder
Kenneth Krogue founded InsideSales.com in November 2004, where he currently leads as President.+ Read Full Bio
Chief Financial Officer
Since joining InsideSales in 2016, Elliot Smith has played a pivotal leadership role in implementation of the company finance strategy.+ Read Full Bio
Chief Legal Officer
Howard Baik has spent nearly two decades advising and supporting high-growth, public and privately held companies on a wide range of legal, operational, and strategic initiatives.+ Read Full Bio
Chief Strategy Officer / Chief Customer Officer
Dave Boyce’s 20 years of technology experience include helping build and sell 4 companies and running retail product worldwide for Oracle.+ Read Full Bio
Chief Technology Officer
Ryan Allphin is a technology leader with 25 years of network and security product experience.+ Read Full Bio
President of Growth
Suaad has played leadership roles at high growth software and cloud technology companies driving value creation of over $15B.+ Read Full Bio
As a high tech industry senior executive, Suaad has played leadership roles at high growth software and cloud technology companies driving value creation of over $15B.
Most recently, Suaad was the EVP, Products & Markets @ SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) and prior to that role, served as the first Chief Marketing Officer of Rackspace (NYSE: RAX). Suaad also serves as a venture advisor for Menlo Ventures working with Gild, Takipi and Unravel Data and Platform9. In addition, Suaad is the Chairman of ReachForce.
Suaad earned his Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Managing Director, International
Martin brings more than 25 years of experience in managing and growing business operations in Europe and globally.+ Read Full Bio
SVP, North America Enterprise Sales
Joe Williams joined InsideSales.com in June 2015 with more than 23 years of enterprise sales leadership.+ Read Full Bio
The InsideSales.com board of directors is an extraordinary group of business leaders with strong track records of advising, running and growing successful high-tech companies.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder
David Elkington has a rich background in technology, venture capital and corporate development. As CEO and Chairman, he has led InsideSales.com to consecutive 50-100% year-over-year growth rates, starting with the company’s inception in 2004. David has been active in the evolution and definition of the inside sales industry and speaks regularly. He is co-author of the groundbreaking Lead Response Management industry study, done in conjunction with James Oldroyd, PhD. (visiting Research Fellow at M.I.T.).
President and Founder
Ken brings more than 24 years of experience in sales, development and marketing in both domestic and international markets. Prior to joining InsideSales.com, Ken was one of the original founders of UCN, now inContact (NASDAQ:SAAS), where he held a number of positions including Chief Operating Officer. Prior to inContact, he built and directed the inside sales division at FranklinCovey (NYSE:FC), a leading provider of time and life management training systems. Ken is a weekly contributor on Forbes.com and an active thought leader in the inside sales industry. His blog is the top ranked blog in the world on the topic of inside sales.
InsideSales.com Board Member and Advisor
Lindsey Armstrong has nearly 30 years of experience in global technology sales leadership and management. Lindsey spent more than four years with Salesforce, where she built growth engines in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as Latin America and Asia-Pacific. She previously held numerous executive positions with Oracle, Veritas and Symantec, driving substantial growth in international revenues and scaling capabilities across multiple countries. Lindsey is a proven, world-class executive with a track record of excellence. During her time with Veritas, which was acquired by Symantec in 2005, EMEA revenues skyrocketed from $20 million to more than $2 billion. She serves on the board of directors for SalesHood and Bluewolf.
Partner, U.S. Venture Partners, InsideSales.com Board Member
Dafina is a Partner at U.S. Venture Partners. Prior to becoming a venture investor, Dafina held roles in development and product management at Microsoft. She worked on MSN Live ID and MS Office, and co-authored several key patents. Dafina has served as a Director at MATRIXX Software Inc. and Risk I/O, and was a board observer at Aria Systems, PGP, Imperva, RedSeal, and Cloudflare. She holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in Computer Science, with special focus on cryptography, efficient algorithms and database systems from Harvard University.
Founder, CEO, and Chairman, DOMO, InsideSales.com Board Member
In 1996, James co-founded the first enterprise SaaS business, Omniture; took it public in 2006; and sold it to Adobe in 2009. It was the number one returning venture investmentout of 1,008 venture capital investments in 2004. In 2010, James started SaaS-based Domo to redefine the business intelligence market and transform the way business is managed. Josh serves on the boards of Demand Media, a NYSE-traded company; Rakuten, a publicly traded, five billion dollar revenue e-commerce company in Japan; InsideSales.com; and Save The Children, the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need.
Managing Director, Hummer Winblad, InsideSales.com Board Member
Lars is a Managing Director at Hummer Winblad and has played a key role in the firm’s investments in SaaS, virtualization, cloud and mobile technologies. Prior to joining Hummer Winblad Venture Partners in 2006, Lars was involved in founding and operational roles at start-up companies. He was a co-founder of AutoFarm (now Novariant), a company focused on GPS and robotics. Lars has a Masters of Science (Engineering) and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He also holds an Engineering Physics degree from Queen’s University (with Honors). Lars sits on the board of the SIIA (Software Information Industry Association).
Managing Director, Zetta Venture Partners, InsideSales.com Board Member
Mark Gorenberg is a managing director of Zetta Venture Partners, a venture firm founded in 2013 to focus on early stage investments in analytics. Over the last 25 years, Mark has served as the first venture capital investor and a board member for numerous successful analytics start-ups, including Domo, InsideSales, Omniture (IPO and acquired by Adobe), AdForce (IPO and acquired by CMGI), NetDynamics (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Scopus Technologies (IPO and acquired by Siebel) and Crowdfactory (acquired by Marketo). In 2011, President Barack Obama appointed Mark to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, a 21-person advisory group of the nations leading scientists and engineers. Mark is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation. In 2012, Mark became a Director of the National Venture Capital Association.
Managing Partner, Polaris Partners, InsideSales.com Board Observer
Dave has 18 years of public company operating experience and 15 years as a technology investor, partnering with SaaS companies through rapid growth and successful exits. Dave has served as VP/GM Sales & Services for Lotus Development/IBM, SVP Worldwide Operations for PureAtria/Rational/IBM, and Chief Operating Officer of Calico Commerce (IPO). He has served on he Boards of Polaris portfolio companies which have included Centra Software (IPO), LogMeIn (IPO), Imprivata (IPO), MarkMonitor (Thomson Reuters), Phytel (IBM), Archivas (Hitachi Data Systems), Automattic/Wordpress, Egnyte and Recurly. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, formerly served on the Microsoft Advisory Board, and is an active mentor to the MIT & Harvard entrepreneurial communities. He holds a B.S. from The University of Rhode Island.
Board of Directors Member for LogMeIn and Teradyne, InsideSales.com Board Member
Ed Gillis is currently a member of the board of directors of LogMeIn (NASDAQ), Teradyne Corporation (NYSE) and three venture backed companies, AppNexus, InsideSales.com and Sprinklr. Ed has an impressive background in executive management and financial roles at companies like Skype or Avaya (after being acquired by Silver Lake Partners), as well as Veritas Software (before and after its merger with Symantec Corporation). His leadership roles are preceded by 15 years experience as a certified public accountant. Gillis earned a bachelor's degree in government from Clark University. In addition, he holds a master's degree in international relations from the University of Southern California, and a master's in business administration from Harvard Business School.
Advisory council members share their extensive expertise in financing, operations, technology, recruiting and business strategy with the InsideSales.com executive leadership team. The council includes respected individuals from a wide range of industries and disciplines.
Chief Scientist and Chief Strategy Officer at Domo and one of Top 20 patentees in Utah with inventions in web data.
35-year veteran of the technology industry and serves on the board of Glide Foundation, Guidewire Software and Salesforce.com.
Managing Director of Sorenson Capital and former COO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee of the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Entrepreneur and angel investor, has invested in more than 20 start-ups including Ancestry.com, Omniture, and Skullcandy.
Partner in Heidrick & Struggles and member of the global Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors Practice.
Managing Director at EPIC Ventures, invests in early stage technology companies as a venture capitalist.
Founding Partner of Francisco Partners, serves on the board of Dolby Laboratories, Pain Therapeutics, and Salesforce.com
Managing partner and co-founder of HGGC, prior to HGGC he was a co-founder and managing director of Sorenson Capital