New York, 05 August, 2021 - Pipedrive, the leading CRM platform for sales and marketing teams, today announced that experienced sales and digital marketing executive Jens Oberbeck has joined the company as VP of Sales. At Pipedrive, he is responsible for scaling sales by developing plans and strategies, managing sales teams, and organizing and maintaining sales operations.
Jens Oberbeck has more than 20 years of experience in sales and digital marketing. As a student, he launched an “eCity Portal” for a district in Hamburg, Germany and started his career in sales. After graduating from university, Oberbeck started a career in the digital advertising industry. Prior to joining Pipedrive, Oberbeck gained experience in contextual targeting, mobile advertising, worked at Amazon, and in programmatic sales, bringing a wealth of sales and general management experience to the company.
“I am beyond excited to join Pipedrive. I discovered at an early age that I am passionate about sales as it is fun and at the same time, enables me to learn so much about human behavior. My further experience in the digital advertising industry has enhanced my interest in the SaaS industry. As VP of Sales, my focus is to scale Pipedrive’s sales by finding new business opportunities as well as nurturing relationships with existing customers,” said Jens Oberbeck, newly appointed VP of Sales.
“Pipedrive has very ambitious product development plans. While growing from a single tool to a multi-function product is crucial for our business plans, sales plays a key role in building and nurturing trust with our customers. I absolutely love Jens’ energy and his approach to running and developing a business. Pipedrive will definitely benefit from his wealth of sales, digital marketing, and general management skills,” said Michael Schrezenmaier, COO, Pipedrive.
Before joining Pipedrive, Oberbeck worked in Unruly, where he served as Managing Director and VP of Commercial in the DACH region, in MiQ as VP of Commercial in the DACH region, and in Amazon as the Principal of Agency Development.
Founded in 2010, Pipedrive is the first CRM platform developed from the salesperson's point of view. Today, Pipedrive is used by sales teams at more than 95,000 companies worldwide. Pipedrive is headquartered in New York and has offices across Europe and in the US. The company is backed by a majority holder Vista Equity Partners, and Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Atomico, DTCP, and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Learn more at www.pipedrive.com.