Marketo announced on May 22, 2017, that Manoj Goyal is joining the company as chief product officer (CPO), effective immediately. Goyal will report to Marketo Chief Executive Officer Steve Lucas.
Goyal brings more than 25 years of experience in sales acceleration, advertising technology, marketing automation, CRM, big data analytics, enterprise search, and content management to Marketo. He was most recently chief operating officer at Velocify, a cloud-based sales automation company, where he led the company's product, technology, and client success teams. Goyal had previously served as the vice president of engineering at OpenX, overseeing strategy, engineering, data science, and support. He also spearheaded the introduction of a massive-scale database and analytics solution as executive of Cloud Services at Hewlett-Packard. An enterprise technology veteran, he has held engineering leadership positions at Oracle and EMC, where he was vice president of the company's Information Intelligence Platform.
"It is my pleasure to welcome Manoj to Marketo," said Lucas. "We're building a world-class engagement platform, and we're thrilled to have Manoj as a driving force behind this initiative. He has a proven track record of delivering superior enterprise-grade products that scale to drive customer and business success and will be invaluable to our team as Marketo continues to set the industry's innovation agenda."
Goyal will oversee the company's product and engineering teams responsible for the Marketo Engagement Platform.
"The Marketo Engagement Platform delivers a more holistic view of the customer journey to the marketer, something I have experienced firsthand as both a Marketo customer and partner," said Goyal. "It will be a privilege to work with the company's talented product and engineering teams to deliver on our vision for the future."
Goyal earned his M.S. in computer science from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in economics and B.S. in computer science from UC San Diego.
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