Armed with 19+ years of sales experience, Mike Stella joins the executive leadership team.
Boston, MA, July 22, 2019– Thought Industries, one of the fastest-growing online learning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, is proud to announce the addition of Mike Stella as Vice President of Sales.
Mike joins Thought Industries with over 19 years of sales and management experience, focusing the last 14 in software technology. He brings comprehensive expertise in the areas of scaling organizations, maximizing revenue growth, and leading high-performing sales teams -- key to continuing the growth of the Thought Industries customer base.
“We’re thrilled that Mike has joined our executive leadership team. His pragmatic management approach to training and mentoring software sales professionals will not only strengthen our existing sales team but it will ensure we continue to hire professionals that will enable us to maintain our rapid growth,” said Doug Murphy, President of Thought Industries. “Throughout his career, Mike and his teams have steadily surpassed sales targets due to his ability to develop value-based sales methodology for high growth markets, and we’re confident he’ll provide similar leadership at Thought Industries.”
In his new role, Mike will oversee the global sales strategy, leveraging his vast cross-departmental skill set in Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success. His passion for challenging others to go beyond the status quo will assist in optimizing efficiencies, boost productivity and deliver results in an agile and high growth startup environment.
“It’s an exciting time at Thought Industries, and I’m honored to join the leadership team,” said Mike. “We are solving very important software challenges for our customers such as reducing customer churn, increasing lifetime value, while being disruptive to a legacy system or process that will, in turn, deliver ROI throughout the customer lifecycle.”
About Thought Industries
Thought Industries powers the business of learning with their industry-leading platform. The company was founded in 2014 around the core belief that online learning experiences should be modern, intuitive, engaging, and scalable. Today, Thought Industries features a library of powerful, easy-to-use tools that enable organizations to cost-effectively scale their business and engage with customers across their entire lifecycle. All from one, robust platform.