Thought Industries Names Samma Hafeez as VP of Customer Success

Thought Industries
Jun 8, 2018, 12:00:00 PM

New hire is part of the company’s continued investment in people and technology to deliver an outstanding customer experience

Boston, MA, (June 8, 2018) – Thought Industries, one of the fastest growing online learning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, is proud to announce the addition of Samma Hafeez as Vice President of Customer Success.

A seasoned Customer Success leader, Hafeez will head the Customer Success efforts to accelerate the company’s rapid growth. Previously, Hafeez served as Senior Manager, Client Success and Operations at CloudCare. Prior to that role, she was Senior Manager Customer Success - Enterprise at BrightEdge and Senior Research Associate - Women's Health at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Poverty Action Lab.

“From day one at Thought Industries we have put our customers first. With our growth, we wanted to bring on a senior leader with a strong track-record in SaaS Customer Success,” says Thought Industries CEO Barry Kelly. “Samma's experience, creativity, and thought leadership is second-to-none. I know she will have an enormous impact on the future of our business.”

Hafeez brings more than a decade of experience to Thought Industries, leading and scaling industry-recognized teams in the delivery of technology and services around the world. She spearheaded key corporate restructuring initiatives and managed multi-million dollar Fortune 100-1000 portfolios at high-growth, venture-backed enterprise SaaS companies in healthcare and marketing.

Hafeez’s track record includes achieving 100% gross annual retention two years in a row and building a formalized customer onboarding and certification program to enhance product utilization and reduce churn. While at CareCloud, she designed and executed a champion reference program to improve sales velocity and drive marketing leads. At BrightEdge, Hafeez founded a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to foster employee engagement and social impact, and also owned several critical optimization initiatives focused on driving renewals and upsells along with increased customer satisfaction.

"Thought Industries offers unrivaled value to customers with a beautiful and intuitive cloud-based learning solution that drives immediate ROI and time-savings,” says Hafeez. “I am thrilled to join the company at its Boston headquarters at this stage in our growth to deliver a world-class experience to our clients."

About Thought Industries

Thought Industries powers the business of learning with the world’s first Learning Business Platform. Offering a comprehensive suite of enterprise-level learning delivery and monetization tools, the customizable platform enables businesses and organizations to deliver engaging and fully-branded learning experiences to their business and consumer audiences. From creating online courses to managing an online learning business, the platform hosts a library of powerful, easy-to-use features that enable organizations to get to market quickly and cost-effectively. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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