Pipedrive welcomes Tom Burnet to its Board of Directors

– USA, NY –  Pipedrive, the easy and effective sales CRM for small businesses, today announced the appointment of Tom Burnet to its Board of Directors, bringing a wealth of experience from guiding various companies through their growth and transformation stages.

“Tom is a distinguished leader in the B2B tech domain with a deep understanding of how to drive growth and innovation within this vibrant and rapidly evolving sector. We’re delighted to welcome him aboard the Pipedrive Board of Directors. Tom has had a remarkable career building top-tier public and private companies. His insight will be immensely beneficial as we advance our mission to help small businesses grow around the world,” said CEO,  Dominic Allon.

About Tom Burnet

Tom Burnet has an extensive background in providing counsel as Non-Executive Chairman to some of today’s leading technology and financial companies. In addition to his responsibilities at Pipedrive, Burnet is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Kainos Group plc, a FTSE250 IT Services business; Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust plc, a FTSE250 investment trust that invests in listed and unlisted US growth companies; Aker Systems, a company specializing in secure data infrastructure; Trading Apps, a provider of software services to global capital markets. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director for the Columbia Threadneedle Private Equity Trust which invests in a diverse spread of private equity investments. In his last executive role, Burnet was CEO and then Executive Chairman of Accesso Technology Group plc, a leading supplier of technology solutions to the Leisure industry with over 1,000 venues served and operations in 30+ countries.

“I’ve been incredibly impressed by the quality of the team I’ve met at Pipedrive. I’m very much looking forward to making whatever contribution I can to their continuing success,” said Tom Burnet.

Tom Burnet has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh. He started his career serving as an Officer in the Black Watch (R.H.R.) and is a member of the Royal Company of Archers, The King’s Bodyguard in Scotland.

His role at Pipedrive was sourced through the external board program operated by Vista Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses and a majority investor in Pipedrive. Launched in 2017, the board program leverages Vista’s ecosystem and additional resources to identify, train, and appoint qualified board candidates for its portfolio companies. The program works to create a diverse pipeline of qualified board candidates through programs and partnerships that advance diversity for all boards and drive impact for the corporate world at large.

About Pipedrive

Founded in 2010, Pipedrive is an easy and effective sales CRM that drives small business growth. Today, Pipedrive is used by revenue teams at more than 100,000 companies worldwide. Pipedrive is headquartered in New York and has offices across Europe and the US. The company is backed by majority holder Vista Equity Partners, and Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Atomico, and DTCP.

SOURCE: https://www.pipedrive.com/

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