Pioneering SaaS Service Engagement Platform Company Welcomes Seasoned Sales and Business Development Expert to Drive Strategic Growth
Santa Clara, CA – February 13th, 2019 — Ushur, a Service Engagement platform that leverages data and technology to digitally transform backend processes and conversational interfaces for enterprises, today announced the addition of Jay Berryhill to its executive team. As Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Berryhill will lead the company’s business development and sales teams to build customer and channel relationships along with developing key partnerships that fuel revenue growth.
“As we continue to help customers reduce enterprise costs and boost customer satisfaction through automation, we are delighted to welcome Jay to the team,” said Simha Sadasiva, co-founder and CEO of Ushur. “His expertise and track record in expanding market reach for technology companies will be invaluable in continuing to develop Ushur, particularly in the insurance sector and key vertical markets, which are moving quickly towards automating both backend processes and customer engagements.”
In his new role at Ushur, Berryhill will work to further optimize sales processes and methodologies to continue the growth of the company’s highly successful enterprise solutions which bring significant value to customers. He will also oversee all sales and business development activities to advance the company’s growth and global market share.
“Ushur’s service platform is demonstrating great value and being adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 5000 companies. These customers are preparing to be next-generation companies with lower costs, better sales conversions and higher customer satisfaction using Ushur’s solution. Ushur has the ability to help our insurance and vertical market customers automate their business through our state-of-the-art technology, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic processing,” said Berryhill. “ I’m excited to join the company at this exciting stage and look forward to supporting its growth into a next-generation technology provider that brings tremendous value to our customers.”
Berryhill brings to Ushur more than 25 years of experience in sales, business development and revenue growth. Prior to joining Ushur, he served as VP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Sling Media (a subsidiary of Dish Network), and VP of Sales for the global software corporation, Autodesk. Under his leadership, revenues more than doubled–from less than $1 billion to over $2 billion annually, with notable growth in the design collaboration and manufacturing divisions.
Berryhill has extensive experience with both startups and Fortune 500 companies, holding senior sales leadership positions at emerging technology companies including Live Capital, Redcart, and Encanto Networks, as well as at notable corporations, such as Motorola and General Electric. He holds a Bachelor of Science in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama.