Revenue at the digital marketing company has grown 360% since launching September 2015
- – Torchlite® hired Curt Olson, VP of Enterprise and Channel Sales, and Leigh Hamer, Sr. Director of Professional Services to attract, retain and support enterprise organizations.
- – “Torchlite is in high-growth mode as our team fulfills its commitment to create more than 140 jobs by 2019,” said Shawn Herring, Torchlite CMO and co-founder.
- – Torchlite® clients include global leaders in the health and life sciences, automotive and software industries.
INDIANAPOLIS (November 21, 2016) — Torchlite®, a digital marketing software company, announced today that it is investing in building a team to support enterprise-level organizations. This week, the private company hired Curt Olson to spearhead enterprise sales efforts and Leigh Hamer to provide marketing strategy to enterprise clients.
Curt Olson is a 20-year veteran of the SaaS industry with deep experience in software sales, services and product. During Olson’s 13 year tenure with Salesforce, formerly ExactTarget, he was integral in developing many disciplines across the organization as it scaled from the SMB category to an enterprise software and service offering.
Leigh Hamer brings 10 years of experience in journalism, public relations, reputation management, change management, community relations, and internal communications to the Torchlite team. Hamer’s role will directly support enterprise growth and the company’s existing 16 percent of enterprise client base.
“Torchlite is bringing something truly unique to the digital marketing arena with our combination of software platform and freelance marketplace,” said Shelly Griffin, VP Sales Operations at Torchlite. “Torchlite has seen a 156 percent increase in new customers since July. These new strategic hires will directly impact our momentum throughout 2017 and beyond.”
Torchlite has experienced phenomenal growth since launching in September 2015, growing its revenue 360 percent in the last year. Torchlite is pioneering a new industry sector for marketers. The company attracts, vets and pairs professional freelance marketers with clients. Today, Torchlite’s enterprise clients include global leaders in the health and life sciences, automotive and software industries.
“Torchlite is in high-growth mode as our team fulfills its commitment to create more than 140 jobs by 2019,” said Shawn Herring, Torchlite CMO and Co-founder.
“Over the last 18 months, we’ve made significant advances in our software and our marketplace, making it extremely attractive to agencies and large enterprise customers who know what they want, but don’t have the people or tools to get it all done,” added Susan Marshall, Torchlite Founding Partner and CEO. “We’re excited about the top tier talent that will complement our go-to-market momentum and platform innovation.”
Torchlite is where digital marketing gets done. We combine people, campaigns and systems into a single digital marketing platform. For more information, visit www.torchlite.com.