InsideSales.com announced today that Dave Elkington, the company CEO, was selected among the Forty under 40, the 7th annual awards program presented by Utah Business Magazine to be presented February 25th at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
“Dave has worked very hard and I want to be first to congratulate him,” say Ken Krogue, President of InsideSales.com and Dave’s partner. “He has carried an amazing load getting us to this stage of growth and profitability without taking venture money. Dave has a unique combination of grittiness and wisdom well beyond his years. I’m not at all surprised at his success. Great job, Dave!”
Dave Elkington in Forty under 40 by Utah Business Magazine
Mr. Elkington launched the InsideSales.com project in 2004 as the first hosted lead management CRM solution with built-in dialer technology. It has risen to the lead of the industry it pioneered in five short years as Dave and the team continues to innovate technologies to dramatically increase leads and sales for remote sales professionals.
With a background in investment banking, venture capital, and software development, Mr. Elkington navigated InsideSales.com to a position of financial strength and growth recognized in the Inc. 500|5000. All done organically because of intense demand for on-demand software applications; industry analysts are taking note. With his name on four patents-pending and more ideas currently in development, Dave Elkington can’t sit still long.
InsideSales.com is noted for landmark research done in conjunction with Kellogg and MIT in 2007. Dave presented the research jointly with Dr. James Oldroyd in Boston to a standing room crowd at the MarketingSherpa Summit; highlighting the effect of immediate response to web leads. This sparked an ongoing love for “Research Marketing” that positions InsideSales.com as the leader in the fastest growing and, according to Forrester, the most effective lead generation method for B2B sales.
InsideSales.com is the leader on-demand applications designed for Inside Sales professionals. Their Lead Response Management (LRM) Suite contains a full lead management CRM and PowerDialer with “Predictive 2.0” technology that predicts who to call and when to call to optimize lead qualification and close rates. Their award-winning dialer software has been integrated natively into the Salesforce CRM solution and is the 5th Most Popular Application of 800 applications on the salesforce.com AppExchange.