Terry Ranked #19 on Marquee List That Includes CEOs of Salesforce, Slack, Zuora, Shopify, ServiceNow, and Gainsight
FOSTER CITY, CA — August 22, 2018 — Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Alex Terry has been recognized as one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018 by The SaaS Report (TSR).
SaaS CEOs were selected for the Top 50 based on detailed reviews TSR received from employees and industry colleagues. TSR received nearly 5,000 nominations on behalf of hundreds of CEOs, who were assessed across a number of key areas including integrity, intelligence, energy, company culture, and company growth, among other areas.
“I’m honored and humbled to be recognized alongside so many exceptional CEOs of industry-leading SaaS businesses,” said Terry. “Conversica is creating the new category of conversational AI for business, and it’s obviously a team effort to achieve our level of success. While my name is on the list, it’s the contribution of every employee on our team that made that recognition possible.”
Terry has over 20 years of leadership experience in high-growth SaaS and artificial intelligence and machine learning companies. Prior to leading Conversica, Terry was CEO at Become, Inc., an award-winning shopping analytics platform using AI and machine learning to provide marketing services to tens of thousands of merchants in North America, Europe and Asia. Terry previously held executive roles with Zoomerang and AOL/Time Warner.
A technology and business model innovator, Terry holds multiple patents for his work in internet services, integrated communications, and interactive billing systems. Terry is a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences and has been published and featured in Forbes, VentureBeat, Inc. Magazine, The Economist, and the Wall Street Journal.
Since joining Conversica in 2015, Terry has increased annual recurring revenue by over 300 percent and grown the customer base to over 1,200 companies, adding happy customers in a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, education, sports, hospitality, and automotive. He has also overseen the release of award-winning AI Assistants for sales, marketing and customer success, along with new AI capabilities — including deep learning and support for multiple communication channels, languages and geographies.
Conversica is the leader in conversational AI for business and the only provider of AI-driven lead engagement software for marketing and sales organizations. The flagship Conversica® AI Sales Assistant helps companies find and secure customers more quickly and efficiently by automatically contacting, engaging, qualifying and following up with leads via natural, two-way conversations. Used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide, Conversica’s sales assistants are built on a proven and patented AI platform integrating natural language processing (NLP), natural language generation (NLG), and machine learning (ML) capabilities and engage prospects over multiple communication channels and in multiple languages. Recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, Conversica is a portfolio company of Providence Equity, Kennet Partners and Toba Capital and is headquartered in Foster City, Calif.