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TMCNet:  Leads360 CEO Nick Hedges Named One of the 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management

[January 24, 2013]

Leads360 CEO Nick Hedges Named One of the 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--

Leads360, a market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation solutions, today announced that Nick Hedges has been honored as one of the 2012 "50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management" by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA). The annual list recognizes key marketing and sales experts in the field of lead generation and lead management for their impact and contributions to the industry. The accolade caps off a year of impressive expansion under Hedges' leadership, a year that included the launch of powerful new products and a growing industry footprint.

Leads360's President & CEO, Nick Hedges, earns top spot in Sales Lead Management Association's top 5 ...

Leads360's President & CEO, Nick Hedges, earns top spot in Sales Lead Management Association's top 50 ost influential people in sales lead management. (Photo: Business Wire)

"I am gratified to be recognized alongside so many accomplished leaders moving the industry forward," said Hedges. "This accolade is truly an acknowledgement of all that Leads360's talented team has accomplished in the last year as we execute our vision of driving sales velocity for fast-growing small companies and global enterprises alike."

The award is the latest achievement in a year of significant strides for the company. In early 2012, Leads360 introduced expanded functionality for our intelligent dialer, Dial-IQ. Dial-IQ has been met with incredible excitement by customers. In the two years since Dial-IQ was introduced, almost 40% of the Leads360 customer base has adopted the intelligent dialer, achieving phenomenal results with increases in contact and conversion rates of 66% and 77% respectively, according to Leads360 research.1

In 2012, the firm also raised $15 million in funding, a strong validation of its business model, and added new talent to its experienced leadership team. Leads360 was recognized for significant achievements, ranking as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's (News - Alert) 2011 and 2012 Technology Fast 500. Leads360 also ranked no. 2 best place to work in all of Los Angeles in 2012.

The SLMA has over 4,000 members representing academic, B2B and B2C sales lead management industries. Every year, SLMA sponsors an election for the "50 Most Influential People" and the "20 Women to Watch in Sales Lead Management." A full list of the 2012 recipients can be found here.

About Leads360

Leads360 is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales automation solutions that drive more effective and efficient sales processes and improved conversion rates. With unmatched expertise, drawn from a dedication to helping more than 5,000 clients automate and improve their lead response and selling processes, Leads360 has become the platform of choice for organizations focused on improving customer acquisition practices and business performance. Leads360 is a privately held company, recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte. Please visit for more information.

1 Dial-IQ Boosts Conversion Rates by 77%, Leads360 research, 2011

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