Israel’s LivePerson, Inc., a provider of digital engagement solutions, announced the promotion of Dustin Dean to the position of Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Customer Success, while showing record bookings for Q4 2014 of $11 million.
Dean has served at LivePerson for 10 years in key sales and business leadership roles, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of the Global Strategic Group at LivePerson. He will lead the company’s global sales and customer success organizations and will be responsible for driving strategic business expansion, acquiring new customers, and developing LivePerson’s growing global user base.
“Dustin brings tremendous value to this role with his depth of knowledge of not only our business but our customers’ businesses. His commitment to the LivePerson culture and understanding of our value make him an ideal leader for our global sales and customer success organizations, ” said Robert LoCascio, Founder and CEO of LivePerson. “I am confident that with his depth of experience with the Company, he will foster stronger alignment within our sales and customer success organizations in order to drive solid strategic growth of our customer relationships.”
Prior to joining LivePerson, Dean held strategic sales and entrepreneurial roles in the technology and financial services industries.
LivePerson also reaffirmed revenue guidance and select unaudited Non-GAAP financial expectations for the quarter ended December 31 and full year 2014.
The Company anticipates record bookings for the fourth quarter of 2014 of approximately $11.0 million. Bookings are expected to approximate $41.3 million for the full year ended December 31, 2014, a 19% increase as compared to the full year 2013.
The Company currently anticipates that revenue for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 will be at the high end of the ranges previously guided on November 4, 2014, and hereby reaffirms its adjusted EBITDA and adjusted net income guidance ranges.