MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) - AgilOne, the leader in cloud-based predictive marketing analytics, today announced that Saravanan Chettiar, formerly of Castlight Health and Salesforce.com, has joined the company as vice president of finance. Chettiar comes to AgilOne with more than 15 years of diverse finance and operations experience which will be invaluable in his new role leading the company's finance, HR, and legal functions.
"AgilOne is at a significant growth stage coming out of our Series B round at the end of 2012. This is the year of growing sales and marketing and Saravanan's finance leadership will prove invaluable in helping the company get to the next phase of success," said Omer Artun, CEO of AgilOne. "His experience with some of the most successful SaaS companies in the world is an essential addition to our team. We are thrilled to welcome him to AgilOne."
"AgilOne is dominating the market for predictive marketing analytics. Some of the biggest companies in the world are powering their marketing functions with AgilOne. I looked at many opportunities in the cloud computing space, and AgilOne truly stood out -- both for the tremendous traction it has today and for the potential it has to extend its leadership in this space. I am truly excited to join the team and to help lead the company's financial and operational growth to the next stage," said Chettiar.
Prior to AgilOne, Chettiar was vice president of finance at Castlight Health, a SaaS healthcare IT company with over $180M in capital raised. Before that, he held leadership roles in the corporate planning and sales operations teams at Salesforce.com. Chettiar has also held banking, public accounting, and internal audit roles at Credit Suisse, KPMG, and the Siemens Group. Chettiar has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's in Accounting from Nanyang Technological University.
AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive intelligence application for marketers. It is used by hundreds of brands including Shazam, Sports Authority, Moosejaw, ideeli, and shopPBS.org. AgilOne helps marketers connect with the individual in every customer. AgilOne prescribes exactly the right marketing offer, makes each relationship more profitable, and simplifies the science of marketing. Based on a data-scientist approach, AgilOne makes big customer data clean and smart. Then, AgilOne recommends what immediate actions to take to increase revenue. AgilOne is based in Mountain View, CA and is venture-funded by Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund. For more information, please visit www.agilone.com.