ON24 appoints Teresa Anania to its Board of Directors and announces Anil Arora named Lead Independent Director

– USA, CA –  ON24 (NYSE: ONTF), a leading sales and marketing platform for B2B digital engagement, today announced the appointment of Teresa Anania to its Board of Directors, effective immediately, replacing Denise Persson, who is stepping down from the Board.

“Teresa is a passionate executive who brings deep expertise in building customer-centric organizations and innovative customer experiences,” said Sharat Sharan, co-founder, CEO and director of ON24. “Customer success is at the core of everything we do, and no one knows how to achieve that better than Teresa. We believe she will be an invaluable asset as we continue to advance the retention and expansion of our customer base by helping enterprises deliver cost-effective revenue and pipeline growth.”

The company also announced that current Board member Anil Arora has been appointed Lead Independent Director, effective immediately, bringing more than 25 years of diverse executive leadership and public company board experience across the technology, financial services, and consumer goods industries.

About Teresa Anania

Anania is currently SVP of Global Customer Success, Renewals, and Customer Experience at Zendesk, where she has led the company’s customer success strategy for the past three years. With more than 25 years of technology and go-to-market leadership experience, she brings a proven track record of increasing customer lifetime value and driving revenue growth to the ON24 Board.

“ON24 is uniquely positioned to help businesses succeed in today’s digital-first world,” said Teresa Anania. “There’s significant opportunity for the digital engagement and insights ON24 provides to transform the entire customer experience, and I’m excited to play a role in helping ON24 realize that vision. I look forward to joining this talented group of directors and supporting the management team as ON24 advances its strategic objectives and delivers ongoing value to both its customers and shareholders.”

At Zendesk, she is responsible for the management and development of Zendesk’s global client base, including managing 110,000+ paid customers across all customer segments from SMB to the enterprise. Before Zendesk, Anania spent eleven years at Autodesk, ultimately serving as Senior Director of Customer Success, where she drove both scale and tech-touch success motions across all market segments. Before its acquisition by Autodesk in 2009, Anania served as COO of Algor Inc. and held other roles of increasing responsibility over her 15 years at the company.

After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University with a BS in Accounting and Information Systems, Anania began her professional career at Ernst & Young, where she built the firm’s quality assurance program and led engagement teams in the sale and fulfillment of multi-site consulting and audit engagements. Anania also holds a Master of Business Administration from Duquesne University with a specialization in Finance and Information Technology.

About ON24

ON24 is on a mission to re-imagine how companies engage, understand, and build relationships with their audience in a digital world. Through our leading sales and marketing platform for digital engagement, businesses use our portfolio of webinars, virtual events, and content experiences to drive engagement and generate first-party data, delivering ​revenue growth across the enterprise – from demand generation to customer success to partner enablement.

ON24 powers digital engagement for industry-leading customers worldwide, including 3 of the 5 largest global technology companies, 3 of the 6 largest US banks, 3 of the 5 largest global healthcare companies, and 3 of the 5 largest global industrial manufacturers, enabling organizations to reach millions of professionals a month for billions of engagement minutes per year with all the first-party data being captured, generated and integrated from one place. ON24 is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices in North America, EMEA, and APAC.

SOURCE: www.ON24.com.

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