Oct 20, 2011
New Executive Position Focuses on Strategic Alliances, Product Integrations and Acquisitions
Infusionsoft, the leader in sales and marketing automation software for small businesses, is pleased to announce the addition of Hal Halladay to the executive team as senior vice president of corporate development. With a career in technology and finance that spans more than two decades, Halladay will lead Infusionsoft's corporate development opportunities such as joint ventures, partnerships, licensing, acquisitions and corporate strategy.
Halladay will report directly to Infusionsoft Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Clate Mask.
"Hal has a wealth of experience in strategic opportunities and an entrepreneurial fire that makes him an ideal addition to our leadership team," says Mask. "Infusionsoft is moving full speed ahead on our strategic growth plans, capitalizing on the exciting market opportunities we have in front us. Hal is a valuable addition to the team as we identify and pursue new opportunities for growth."
Halladay previously served as co-founder and CEO of technology start-up Smi.sh, a platform for apps that combines friends, files, feeds, apps and favorites. Halladay's career started on Wall Street, where he completed various corporate finance transactions as an investment banker for seven years. Subsequently, he has served as an executive at various technology companies for the past 13 years, where he developed and executed strategic initiatives for dynamic growth businesses. Hal was president and chief executive officer of North Sky, Inc., which grew to become a top-50 web site and was later acquired by About.com, where he served as general manager for About Web Services. Halladay received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
"Throughout my career, I've learned to recognize businesses that are positioned for dramatic growth and global success," says Halladay. "Without a doubt, Infusionsoft is one of those rare breeds that is leading its category with the promise of substantially greater success in owning the small business market. I look forward to working with the dynamic leadership team in building the next chapter in Infusionsoft's exciting future as the leader in sales and marketing automation software for small businesses."
Infusionsoft is on a mission to simplify sales and marketing for millions of small businesses. The company focuses solely on empowering small business success and provides a powerful, integrated sales and marketing automation solution. Combining CRM, marketing automation, e-commerce and payments solutions into one platform, with a vibrant marketplace of apps, integrations and partners, Infusionsoft helps small businesses scale their sales and marketing and accelerate growth. The privately held, eight-time Inc. 500/5000 company is based in Chandler, Arizona and is funded by Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures. For more information, visit www.infusionsoft.com, or the Infusionsoft blog.