Jay Larson joined Jive as the President, Worldwide Field Operations, responsible for all customer-facing functions on a global basis including sales, pre-sales, strategic channel alliances, sales operations and all client and professional services.
Jay is a seasoned technology industry executive with more than 25 years of experience in the software industry.
He served most recently as the Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for SuccessFactors, following his role as Vice President of Global Enterprise Sales. During his tenure, SuccessFactors' revenue grew rapidly, from approximately $100 million to over $350 million.
Prior to SuccessFactors, Jay was a senior executive with Mercury Interactive from 2000 to 2006 where he was responsible for all revenue-generating functions. During his tenure, Mercury Interactive's sales organization grew to more than 1,100 professionals and revenue grew from approximately $300 million to over $1 billion.
Jay's previous experience includes sales leadership roles at Oracle Corporation, Network Associates and Siebel Systems.
He holds a B.A. from Harvard University.
An M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.