Cipher Moves to Accelerate Sales with Strategic VP of Sales Hire

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New VP of Sales to facilitate the rapid growth of Cipher’s cutting-edge Knowledge360® SaaS solution

Michael Irving, Vice President of Sales, Cipher

The continued growth of our award-winning Knowledge360® solution and unique business model, which combines commercial and government consulting services with software development, makes for an interesting sales opportunity.

Michael Irving, former Senior Director of Inside Sales at marketing analytics firm WealthEngine, has joined Cipher, the world’s leading competitive intelligence and technology consulting firm. As the new VP of Sales, Mr. Irving will lead the expansion of the sales function at Cipher and facilitate the rapid growth of Cipher’s cutting-edge Knowledge360® SaaS solution.

“We’re very excited to welcome Mike to Cipher,” said Peter Grimm, CEO, Cipher. “His 15+ years of experience in software sales adds vital insights to our team at a time when Knowledge360® is poised to take off as the leading intelligence software solution.”

In previous roles, Mr. Irving has overseen the growth of sales teams by 400% under his management. He has been continually recognized as a top-performer at every stage of his career and developed an expertise in the management of growth-oriented software companies. Mr. Irving has held leadership roles at companies like LivingSocial, Vocus, and Careerbuilder.com.

“It’s an exciting time for Cipher! The continued growth of our award-winning Knowledge360® solution and unique business model, which combines commercial and government consulting services with software development, makes for an interesting sales opportunity,” said Michael Irving, VP of Sales, Cipher. “I look forward to growing the sales function here.”

In addition to crafting an outreach strategy for prospective clients, Mr. Irving will focus on building out the sales team through the strategic hiring of junior-level representatives. One of his first assignments will be to represent Cipher at the 32nd Annual SCIP International Conference & Exhibition in Atlanta later this month.

About Cipher
Cipher is an innovative consultancy focused on delivering competitive intelligence services and technology solutions that help our clients make smarter, faster decisions. Leveraging over 20 years of experience, our team of experts serves as the trusted partner to the world’s greatest companies. Our clients rely on us to solve their toughest strategic challenges and to provide insight into all aspects of the marketplace. Visit us online at http://www.cipher-sys.com.

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