the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today
announced the acquisition of training and enablement platform Zunos,
to launch the industry’s most comprehensive Enablement Platform for
sales, service and partner/channel teams.
In the digital era, workforce training and development is critical for
businesses looking to strengthen employee retention and ultimately drive
ROI. Bigtincan’s sales enablement platform, combined with Zunos’
mobile-first, learning and onboarding, is ideally positioned to deliver
a gorgeous learning experience. Together Bigtincan’s Hub and Zunos’
micro-learning platform will arm sales teams and partner organizations
with the skills and knowledge needed to drive effectiveness and
performance in an increasingly competitive economy.
“Bigtincan is excited to welcome the Zunos team to our family,” said
David Keane, Co-founder and CEO of Bigtincan. “The unique technology and
market presence of Zunos adds to Bigtincan’s vision of empowering sales
and service professional to be more successful and productive every day.
Leveraging Zunos’ unique approach to partner enablement, this
acquisition also furthers our market reach to include the traditionally
extended – and often neglected – network of our customers.”
In addition to Zunos’ learning capabilities, this acquisition also adds
household name customers American Airlines, Sony PlayStation and Telstra
to Bigtincan’s global customer base. Additionally, Zunos brings its
market leading IP, new channel partners and world-class talent to the
“Zunos’ technology improves the performance of individuals by taking
learning and skills development to the next level, truly engaging people
with a unique learning experience,” said Stefan Teulon, CEO of Zunos.
“In pairing our expertise with Bigtincan’s innovative, AI approach,
expansive go-to-market team and global presence, we are excited to shape
the future of learning and sales enablement for a growing global market.”
As part of the integration, Bigtincan will leverage Zunos’ expertise to
shape its comprehensive learning platform in the Bigtincan Hub, focusing
on micro-learning strategies to ensure retention, gamification to boost
engagement and partner enablement to ensure holistic dissemination of
content and knowledge across partner teams and organizations.
According to a recent
report from SiriusDecisions, sales learning and coaching helps sales
enablement create, deliver and manage opportunities critical to the
success of the sales teams. The report goes on to discuss how sales
learning and coaching delivers a number of important benefits, including
faster time to competence, as well as providing individuals with
confidence and improved learning retention.
The acquisition terms include an upfront payment and ongoing incentives
based on Zunos revenue growth. Full terms of the acquisition are
available on the Bigtincan Investor site – http://investors.bigtincan.com/
or on the Australian Stock Exchange website (http://asx.com.au).
To learn more about Bigtincan and Bigtincan Hub, visit www.bigtincan.com.
About BigtincanBigtincan (ASX:BTH) helps sales and
service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. The
company’s mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation platform
features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps
to more effectively engage with customers and prospects and
encourages team-wide adoption. Leading brands
including AT&T, ThermoFisher, Merck, ANZ Bank and others rely on
Bigtincan to enhance sales productivity at every customer interaction.
With global sales and marketing headquartered in Boston, Bigtincan also
has offices across EMEA, Australia and Asia. To discover more about how
your organization can benefit from the Bigtincan Hub platform, please
visit www.bigtincan.com or
follow @bigtincan on Twitter.
About ZunosZunos has worked closely with the largest
companies in the world over the last five years to solve the problem of
sales training engagement. The company’s mobile, micro-learning and
gamification platform allows companies to create engaging learning
experiences that drive learning results. Leading brands including
American Airlines, Sony PlayStation, and ProsperWorks rely on Zunos to
ensure their employees and partners are performing at their best. Zunos
has global sales and marketing headquartered in San Francisco and
product development in Sydney. To find out how your organization can
benefit from engaging learning experiences, please visit www.zunos.com.
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