NEW YORK (April 12, 2016) – Work Market, the leading provider of on-demand labor software to the enterprise, today announced the addition of Tom Benton as chief revenue officer (CRO) to its leadership team. In this role, Benton will leverage his successful background of optimizing high performance sales organizations to drive Work Market’s continued growth into the enterprise market.
Benton joins Work Market from Salesforce.com, where as Global Vice President, Sales and Business Development, he led the growth strategy for the Enterprise Business Unit and held global revenue responsibility for the HR and Employee Engagement Offering and the launch of Analytics Cloud. Previously, he worked for Oracle, holding the positions of vice president of Sales, Strategic Growth Markets; vice president of Sales, North America Technology Organization; and senior director of Platform Solutions and Database Appliance.
“Work Market has achieved tremendous results transforming how businesses and skilled workers connect in a modern world,” said Stephen DeWitt, CEO of Work Market. “Throughout his career, Tom has held key roles at the world’s largest enterprise technology brands. He’ll be instrumental in growing our business and guiding the future of Work Market.”
“The new workforce is evolving rapidly. So is the enterprise. The combination is creating a tremendous opportunity for businesses to leverage a modern on-demand operating model. From freelance to full-time to external partnerships, today’s enterprise requires the right tools to enable change and manage the complexities of a flexible workforce,” said Benton. “I am thrilled to join the team responsible for developing the innovative enterprise software that enables this mosaic of labor to connect transforming how businesses achieve entirely new levels of productivity.”
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