SAN BRUNO, CA--(Marketwire - 05/27/11) - Responsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTG - News), the leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions, today announced that Dan Springer, Chief Executive Officer of Responsys, was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as Best CEO at a company with revenue under $100 million in 2010.At its second annual Tech and Innovation Awards, the San Francisco Business Times honors the Bay Area's most innovative and enterprising technology companies and entrepreneurs that are fueling the local economy, attracting VC funding and growth capital, adding jobs, and transforming every area of technology from social media to gaming and mobile applications. The judging panel selected an exceptional group of 25 finalists in 12 categories out of hundreds of nominations to help shine the spotlight on a fascinating group of companies leading innovation and job creation in the Bay Area.Dan Springer joined Responsys as CEO in 2004. He saw an opportunity to grow and transform the company's offerings to include all the emerging interactive channels -- email, mobile, social and the web. Under Dan's direction, Responsys has become the leading provider of cross-channel marketing solutions serving the enterprise and general business markets."All of us at Responsys are very proud of Dan, both because of the respect we have for the SF Business Times and because of how tirelessly he works on behalf of Responsys customers and employees," said Scott Olrich, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of Responsys. "Under Dan's leadership, Responsys achieved 42 percent growth in 2010 and a successful IPO at the end of April, 2011. There is no CEO more deserving of this award than Dan. I know he would want to give most of the credit to the over 600 Responsys employees around the world that have worked so tirelessly to help us make this company something truly remarkable."Over the last few years, Responsys has been the recipient of some of the most prestigious industry analyst recognitions and awards in the industry, including:
- Positioned in Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for CRM Multichannel Campaign Management, 2011" report
- Named a "Strong Performer" in "The Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management (CCCM), 2009" report
- Named a "Leader" in "The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Service Providers, 2009" report
- Named a 2009 Upshot50 Marketing Technology Leaders award winner
Responsys is the leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing today--email, mobile, social and the web. With Responsys solutions, marketers can create, execute, and automate highly dynamic campaigns and lifecycle marketing programs that are designed to grow revenue, increase marketing efficiency, and strengthen customer loyalty. Responsys' New School Marketing vision, flexible on-demand application suite, and customer success-focused services aim to deliver high ROI, increased levels of automation and fast time-to-value. Founded in 1998, Responsys is headquartered in San Bruno, California and has offices throughout the world. Responsys serves world-class brands such as: American Family Mutual Insurance Company, Avis Europe, Continental Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, Dollar Thrifty, Lands' End, LEGO, Newegg, PayPal, Qantas, and Southwest Airlines. For more information about Responsys, visit responsys.com.