Alex Bard

I am a passionate, driven entrepreneur and have been part of the founding team of 4 internet software start ups including eShare Technologies, eAssist Global Solutions, Goowy Media, and Assistly.

Currently I am the CEO of Campaign Monitor. Campaign Monitor a leading email marketing platform that makes it easy for any business to grow their audience, send beautiful email newsletters and see stunning reports on the results. The company was founded in 2004 and has been profitable every quarter since launch. More than 100,000 paying customers in 170 countries rely on Campaign Monitor to manage their email marketing.

Prior to CM I was the CEO of Assistly, which was acquired by salesforce.com in September of 2011 and rebranded as Desk.com, providing small business an all in one customer support. At Salesforce I was EVP and GM of Service Cloud.

Forbes Magazine named me to the list of the Rising Stars at The World's Most Innovative Companies. I was also listed to Business Insider’s 15 Enterprise Tech Rock Stars You've Never Heard Of But Should Know.

Additionally I am an advisor and investor in several start-ups including Kabam, Moon Express, Hello Inc, Thalmic Labs, Bitium, Get Around, Zen Payroll, TapTalk, TrueMkaer, Stay Classy, Stitch Labs, True Ventures, Venture51, Social Leverage, Bullpen and others.

I have lived all over the world including NY, Toronto, London, LA, and currently reside in San Francisco with my amazing family.

My favorite quote is "The universe always conspires to help the dreamer.” — “The Alchemist”, Paulo Coelho

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