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Springville, UT, United States, 2007/09/26 - Founder and former CEO of online dating firm MingleMatch and member of Utah Angels Investment Group adds expertise to hosted technology firm.
InsideSales.com, the leading provider of on-demand Lead Management solutions, announced today that Ben Peterson has agreed to become the third member of the InsideSales.com Board of Advisors.
“Ben has proven expertise in business development and internet marketing that we are already tapping into,” said David Elkington, CEO of InsideSales.com. “He has been involved in several successful startup ventures and has been of great help to us even before officially joining our board”
Ben Peterson was the founder and CEO of the online dating firm MingleMatch, Inc., bootstrapping his company and, by focusing on the growing niche of social networking websites, grew from zero to millions of members. MingleMatch was acquired by publicly-held Spark Networks (LOV) in 2005. He has a great deal of expertise in the areas of online subscription models, advertising models, and social networking.
“I am particularly excited about the hosted lead management and the patent-pending dialer technologies owned by InsideSales.com,” said Mr. Peterson. “They offer a more active tools and capabilities to increase leads and sales revenue for companies who have a web-based marketing platform.”
Prior to MingleMatch, Mr. Peterson was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Online Advertising Sales for MyComputer.com (what is now Omniture), and co-founder of Allegiance Technologies.
He currently serves on the board of the Center for Economic Development of Orem, and is an active member of the Utah Angels Investment Group.
Mr. Peterson graduated from Brigham Young University in Business Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship.
InsideSales.com is a leading provider of Lead Management solutions. The InsideSales.com solution provides tools to help companies manage leads generated through websites and other marketing initiatives, and to enhance and optimize their lead response strategies. These tools include mixed-media web form auto responders, outbound dialers, voice messaging, inbound call routing systems, voice broadcasting, and automated mixed-media “drip” campaign solutions. All of these tools are hosted and provided on-demand. 300 companies worldwide, including Omniture, Franklin Covey, Whisper Creek Log Homes, and Prosper Learning, Inc., use InsideSales.com’s solutions.