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Sisense Accelerates Growth with the Sisense Fusion Platform; Appoints Paul Scholey as VP of International Sales, Kristina Agassi as General Counsel

by Jessica Weisman-Pitts
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Sisense Fusion platform drives growth to $140 million in annual recurring revenue, driven by 30% growth in strategic accounts

October 7, 2021Sisense, the leading AI-driven cloud platform for infusing analytics everywhere, today announced it has hired Paul Scholey as Vice President of International Sales and Kristina Agassi as General Counsel.

The appointments come in the midst of surging growth for the company, which now has $140 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR), 75% attributed to its infusing analytics strategy. The company is seeing 30% growth in targeted strategic accounts helping the 1B global knowledge workers that need to go beyond the dashboard and embed insights into their customer and employee-facing apps and workflows.

According to Gartner®, 51 percent of global knowledge workers1  are expected to work remotely by the end of 2021, and with more than 1B global knowledge workers in different places using different tools and apps to do their jobs, demand has skyrocketed for more personalized and customized analytics that deliver actionable intelligence without disrupting daily workflows.

“Thousands of companies have turned to the Sisense Fusion platform to transform their business and product offerings with AI-powered, infused insights that enable both employees and customers to make data-driven decisions,” said Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. “Our appointment of Paul and Kristina comes at a time of dynamic growth and further expands our mission to help businesses drive more value to their customers.”

Scholey leads Sisense’s international sales, tapping his extensive experience in business intelligence (BI) and SaaS with a focus on growing and scaling early- to mid-stage SaaS businesses. Previously, he served as VP and GM of International Sales at BlueJeans, where he scaled the international business across Europe, Asia and Japan with local offices and teams across those regions. Before that, he ran the analytics businesses of Oracle in the UK, as well as served as VP of International at Pentaho in the UK, where he grew Pentaho’s international business 500% in five years.

“I am energized to join the Sisense team, so I can further expand global business and build a world class team that supports our customers to break analytic barriers and win in their respective markets,” said Paul Scholey as Vice President of International Sales.

As General Counsel, Agassi oversees Sisense’s legal, compliance and governance functions, drawing on over a dozen years of experience in the legal field. Previously, she was Group VP and Deputy General Counsel at Zeta, a global marketing software-as-a-service (SaaS) company with a data-driven cloud platform, leading the company through its IPO and managing acquisitions and divestitures, international operations, commercial transactions, financings, and more.

“I’m excited to join Sisense during this growth acceleration stage,” said Kristina Agassi as General Counsel. “I look forward to collaborating with leaders across the company to help drive business innovation, and produce the best outcomes for our customers who rely on Sisense to transform and drive their own businesses.”

1 Gartner, Gartner Forecasts 51% of Global Knowledge Workers Will Be Remote by End of 2021, Gartner Newsroom, June 22, 2021

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About Sisense

Sisense goes beyond traditional business intelligence by providing organizations with the ability to infuse analytics everywhere, embedded in both customer and employee applications and workflows. Sisense customers are breaking through the barriers of analytics adoption by going beyond the dashboard with Sisense Fusion – the highly customizable, AI-driven analytics cloud platform, that infuses intelligence at the right place and the right time, every time. More than 2,000 global companies rely on Sisense to innovate, disrupt markets and drive meaningful change in the world. Ranked as the No. 1 Business Intelligence company in terms of customer success, Sisense has also been named one of the Forbes’ Cloud 100, The World’s Best Cloud Companies, six years in a row. Visit us at www.sisense.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Kristina Agassi

Paul Scholey

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