DotNetNuke Corp. Names Revenue Building Veteran Bob Cortale to Senior Vice President of Sales
SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 27, 2011 – DotNetNuke Corp
., the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft .NET, today announced that Bob Cortale has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales, where he will be responsible for building, developing and managing a world-class global sales force and product support organization.
Prior to joining DotNetNuke Corp., Cortale was Vice President of Sales at VeriSign, Incorporated, a provider of Internet infrastructure services, where he managed a sales team of more than 120 representatives in seven offices across four continents in the company’s Business Authentication division. During his five-year tenure, Cortale’s teams drove revenue growth from $190 million to more than $265 million in a mature market.
Before VeriSign, Cortale was Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing in the Consumer Products Division of InfoUSA, a provider of end-to-end marketing solutions for small-and medium-size businesses. While at InfoUSA, Cortale was responsible for general management of SMB direct sales and retail reseller organizations where he consistently exceeded sales goals and increased retail reseller revenue by 85% during his first 18 months alone.
Cortale also held multiple sales and executive management positions at Caere Corporation, a leader in the design, production, and distribution of optical character recognition-based information management hardware and software products. At Caere, Cortale grew revenue from zero to $50 million and drove enterprise penetration efforts with the company’s core product, resulting in product standardizations with more than two hundred Fortune 500 accounts.
Navin Nagiah, CEO of DotNetNuke Corp.
“We have signed more than 1,100 product subscription customers in less than 2 years with over 400% year-over-year revenue growth. Bob Cortale has a proven track record scaling sales organizations and growing revenue rapidly in high-growth, high-tech companies. His leadership and expertise will be invaluable as we continue on our growth trajectory by launching new product and service offerings and expanding our business geographically.”
Bob Cortale, Senior Vice President of Sales of DotNetNuke Corp.
“This is an exciting time to join DotNetNuke Corporation. In a mere two years, the company has gained a phenomenal customer base and is experiencing increasing demand for its products and services - a feat that typically takes companies years to accomplish. I am pleased to join such a talented team and look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth and success.”
About DotNetNuke Corp.
DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and web applications. The DotNetNuke platform is available in a free Community and subscription-based Professional and Enterprise Editions with an Elite Support option. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates Snowcovered.com where users purchase third party software apps for the platform. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and Pelion Venture Partners, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.
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