Leader in on-demand email and marketing automation marks ten year anniversary with 40% revenue growth year-over-year and expanded global operations
San Bruno, Calif. – August 28, 2008 – Responsys, a leading global provider of on-demand email and marketing automation solutions, today announced that it has posted record growth over 2007 as marketers around the globe recognize the need for relevant, integrated marketing communications to build brand and drive sales. Industry leaders such as the National Basketball Association (NBA), Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., Teleflora, Wine.com, and others have recently switched to Responsys for on-demand email and marketing automation, driving 40% revenue growth and the company’s fourth consecutive year of profitability.
Now in its tenth year of operations, the company has significantly expanded its domestic and international operations, strengthening its tradition of marketing innovation and client success worldwide. Responsys grew headcount 40% over 2007 with key hires in engineering, client services and sales. In March 2008, Responsys relocated its company headquarters to a 20,000-square-foot office in San Bruno, California to accommodate its growing staff and plans to move its San Francisco staff to a larger downtown office space by the end of the year.
In Europe, Responsys expanded its operations with a 100% increase in staff numbers and a move to larger offices in central Reading, UK. The company also secured a new contract win from Fortune 500 office products provider Avery-Dennison Europe and deepened relationships with existing customers AOL UK, MORE TH>N, Wunderman, Which? and Serenata Flowers.
The company also expanded its reach to Asia with the launch of Responsys Asia in February 2008. In less than eight months, the office has grown to nearly 20 employees, and the unit most recently added industry veteran Victor Lam as dedicated Senior Systems Analyst for Asia. This rapidly expanding team is focused on ensuring marketing success for a growing roster of industry-leading clients in Thailand, Singapore, China, Australia and New Zealand, including Westfield Group, Loyalty New Zealand, Reap Interactive and TANGS, among others.
“Marketers around the globe are embracing Responsys to deliver effective and relevant campaigns with unprecedented ROI,” said Dan Springer, Chief Executive Officer of Responsys. “We are committed to supporting these leading marketing organizations with the strongest technology, best client services and a culture that puts customer success at the core of everything we do. I’m very pleased with our current growth and I look forward to driving the continued market and product expansion of the leading Responsys Interact platform.”
Responsys is a leading global provider of on-demand marketing solutions that empower businesses to market more effectively through email, direct mail, and mobile channels. Since 1998, Responsys’ hosted solutions have served as proven alternatives to expensive, on-premise marketing software, helping companies across industries improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability of global marketing operations. Responsys leverages proven methodologies, current best practices, and open technology to offer marketer-centric products and services designed to drive the fastest return on investment (ROI) in the marketing industry. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, Responsys is trusted by leading brands such as 24 Hour Fitness, Apple, Avis Europe, Continental Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, Intrawest, KeyBank, Lands’ End, LEGO, Liz Claiborne, PETCO, and Salesforce.com. Responsys is recognized as a market category leader by Forrester Research and JupiterResearch in their most recent evaluations. For more information, visit http://www.responsys.com.