Episode 7

December 15, 2021

Industry Merger Shakes Up the PS Technology Industry: Meet the Leader of the Mavenlink / Kimble Organization

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Special guest host and industry insider, John Ragsdale from TSIA sits down with Michael Speranza. It was announced on Wednesday that Michael will be the new CEO of the company formed by the Mavenlink and Kimble merger. In this special episode we explore Michael’s background and answer key questions regarding the merger and the competitive advantage that it will create in the industry. The conversation includes:

  • Michael’s interesting technology background and the career path that lead him to this role
  • What the merger means for ongoing and future product development plans
  • The day 1 advantage and significant growth opportunity that this merger will facilitate
  • How this helps expedite global business solutions and great customer experiences
  • Michael’s top priorities and his positive feelings on the future of how the merger will impact customers
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Matt Finch

Vice President, Global Solutions Consulting and Enablement

Matt Finch is a 20 year software and services industry leader who has led pre sales, sales and services teams across a variety of software companies. Matt’s early career was involved in one of the UKs first SaaS startups in the late 90s and then one of Europe’s largest consulting organizations. Following a move to the West Coast almost a decade ago he has been growing solutions consulting organizations at global software companies ever since. Matt’s passion for technology and process improvement focuses him on helping companies reach their potential and realize the value of the software they implement through a relentless focus on outcomes and adoption.


Brent Trimble

Managing Director, Marketing Service & Agency Vertical

Brent Trimble is a 15+ year agency leadership veteran who has led agency growth and operation initiatives. As Mavenlink’s Agency Managing Director & VP of Advisory Services, he specializes in mapping and improving agency workflows. Deploying market understanding and best practices, Brent helps agencies refine processes and staffing dynamics. He isolates key metric improvements resulting in faster revenue recognition and ultimately models performance impact. Before joining Mavenlink Brent held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, independent agencies and consulting firms.

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