London, 19th June 2014 - EngageSciences, the social engagement platform, today announced that Dick Cahill has joined the company as COO, bringing with him a wealth of unique operational skills and extensive experience. Cahill joins EngageSciences having spent the last 20 years in senior management roles, where he has effectively scaled and achieved predictable and repeatable revenue growth for a range industry-leading technology companies. In his new role, Cahill will focus on driving continued worldwide expansion for EngageSciences.
Cahill previously held the position of VP and GM International at Kronos. Before his time at Kronos, Cahill held a number of roles at companies including Vignette, MRO Software, Remedy and Siemens Rolm Communications.
‘Expanding fast and on an international basis, brings operational challenges. So it is great to be able to secure the services of someone of Dick Cahill’s calibre’, says Richard Jones CEO of EngageSciences, ‘‘he will strengthen our ability to both serve customers better and expand at scale in a cost efficient manner’.
The hiring of Cahill comes at a time when EngageSciences has experienced unprecedented expansion over the last two years with triple digit annual growth. With operations in the US, UK and Australia, and clients in over 72 countries, the company is looking to broaden and strengthen the management team in advance of additional institutional investment later this year.
‘I am looking forward to working with the team at EngageSciences. They have built a great product used by many of the worlds most interesting brands. Helping them expand from that solid foundation will be an exciting challenge’ comments Dick Cahill.
The news comes off the back of the release of significant new functionality that expands EngageSciences value to both enterprise brands and agencies. The new Conversations module allows brands to start building a database of all audience members that are connecting with a brand’s content across multiple social networks, and then use this data to power the performance of other marketing channels.
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The EngageSciences social engagement platform enables brands to engage, track and amplify today's connected consumers across social, digital and mobile channels. With this next generation marketing platform brands can optimize their content strategy with a tagging and messaging framework, and aggregate, curate and publish valuable advocacy content from across the social web. In addition, they can engage followers with immersive social campaigns and reward and recognise positive fan behavior with loyalty and gamification mechanics. Ultimately, EngageSciences delivers a goldmine of audience data that powers the performance of online advertising, email marketing and transactional loyalty programs. With global offices in New York City, London, Oxford and Sydney, and clients including Ski.com, Johnston & Murphy, Domino’s, Microsoft, Verizon, MasterCard, JW Marriott and Nokia, EngageSciences has firmly established itself as an enterprise software vendor catering for brand marketers and their agencies.