Clarizen appoints Matt Zilli as CEO alongside Boaz Chalamish stepping to Executive Chairman

– USA, CA –  Clarizen, the global leader in enterprise collaborative work management, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Matt Zilli as CEO. Former CEO, Boaz Chalamish, has been named Executive Chairman.

Mr. Zilli was most recently Vice President, Go-to-Market at Adobe and prior to that, Chief Customer Officer at Marketo.

“I am extremely proud of what our team has accomplished and want to reassure our enterprise customers that maintaining business continuity and staying laser-focused on meeting their needs are our top priorities during this transition,” said Mr. Chalamish. “Our commitment to our customers informs every decision we make. Matt brings the expertise and experience we need in building and fostering strong, long-term enterprise customer relationships.”

About Matt Zilli

Previously, Mr. Zilli led the field and go-to-market teams for Marketo, which Adobe acquired in 2018. He previously served as Chief Customer Officer at Marketo, overseeing Customer Success, Consulting and Global Enablement. For seven years, he supported Marketo’s growth from ~$60M in revenue through the $4.75B acquisition by Adobe. Before joining Marketo in 2013, he helped launch LineStream Technologies as that company’s Vice President of Marketing.

Mr. Zilli has extensive experience in go-to-market execution, building and leading world-class customer-facing teams, and directing global marketing, sales and customer success campaigns for some of the world’s most recognizable B2B software brands. He joins Clarizen at a time when the company’s product portfolio is earning recognition among enterprise customers and industry analysts for helping enterprise teams become more agile.

“It’s an absolute necessity for enterprises to improve business agility and drive more effective collaboration between teams. Clarizen is poised to seize the leadership position in this highly competitive market,” said Mr. Zilli. “I’m excited to help the company capitalize on the momentum that Boaz, the senior leadership team, and all Clarizen employees worldwide have generated throughout 2019 and into 2020.”

About Clarizen

Clarizen connects work across the enterprise, turning ideas into strategies, plans, and action. With Clarizen, organizations can work the way they want to work and have real-time visibility into all their workstreams. This keeps teams focused on the things that matter, delivers results faster, and helps them exceed their company goals and customers’ expectations. Thousands of global customers, such as Jones Lang LaSalle, Sodexo, De Beers, Ricoh, Box and Shaw Industries, across a wide variety of industries in 124 countries rely on Clarizen to help them achieve their business goals.

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