Brian E. Kardon
Mr. Kardon has served as a director of the Company since April 2018. Since September 2015, Mr. Kardon has been Chief Marketing Officer at Fuze, Inc., a cloud-based communications platform provider, and is responsible for the company’s market positioning, demand generation, thought generation and integrated marketing worldwide. Prior to joining Fuze, Mr. Kardon served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Lattice Engines from 2013 to 2015, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software marketing and sales applications. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ) from 2008 to 2012, where he was part of a team that led Eloqua’s growth and leadership in the marketing automation sector, resulting in a successful initial public offering and subsequent purchase by Oracle. Mr. Kardon has also served as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Forrester Research (NASDAQ: FORR) and Chief Marketing Officer at Reed Business Information (NYSE: RELX).
Mr. Kardon holds a B.S. degree in economics, marketing and finance (1979) and an MBA (1987) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
In the past year, Mr. Kardon was named to: “50 Most Influential CMOs” (Forbes), “100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World” (Richtopia) and the “30 Tech Marketing Leaders Changing the Industry” (Synthesio). In 2017 the Fuze Marketing Team won the prestigious ROI Award from SiriusDecisions for Excellence in Demand Creation.