WalkMe Appoints Scott Little as Chief Revenue Officer
Permanent SaaS sales manager to deliver the next phase of growth; joins the WalkMe management team
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WalkMe Ltd. (NASDAQ: WKME), a leading provider of digital adoption solutions, today announced the appointment of Scott Small as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), reporting to the CEO and co-founder, Dan Adika. Little will lead WalkMe’s overall optimization and expansion efforts to leverage digital adoption $34 billion total addressable market as demand for WalkMe’s enterprise-class digital adoption platform (DAP) increases.
Little joins WalkMe from Software AG, where he spent nearly three years in senior sales roles, most recently as chief revenue officer. Under his leadership, Software AG transformed its digital business into a modern portfolio dominated by SaaS and subscriptions, delivering double-digit booking growth and consistent profitability. Prior to Software AG, Little held several leadership positions at global B2B SaaS technology companies Commvault and Aveva, as well as industry stalwarts Oracle and IBM, spending nearly two decades with Oracle.
“Scott’s experience scaling sales organizations at high-growth companies and delivering operational excellence at leading technology companies will strengthen the infrastructure that will take WalkMe to the next level of growth. “, said Dan Adika, CEO and co-founder of WalkMe. “He is a strong leader who understands the huge market opportunity for WalkMe and the role digital adoption platforms play in driving digital transformation success. We are excited to welcome Scott to our leadership team to continue driving the success of WalkMe.”
“What excites me most about WalkMe is the opportunity to change the way humans interact with software to maximize business investment in technology,” Little said. “With an entire career focused on enterprise B2B software sales, I have seen how lack of technology adoption has been a major barrier to successful transformation projects. DAP is the missing link that bridges the gap, and I look forward to expanding WalkMe’s reach to bring more value to the customers and industries we serve.”
WalkMe’s cloud-based digital adoption platform enables organizations to measure, drive, and act to ultimately accelerate their digital transformations and better realize the value of their software investments. Our no-code platform leverages our proprietary technology to provide visibility to an organization’s CIO and business leaders, while improving user experience, productivity and efficiency for employees and customers . In addition to walkthroughs and third-party integration capabilities, our platform can be customized to meet an organization’s needs.
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