Nick Mehta is CEO of Gainsight, the leading Customer Success Management company. Prior to Gainsight, Nick was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners where he focused on developing opportunities in the enterprise applications and infrastructure markets. Prior to Accel, Nick served as CEO of LiveOffice, where he led the company’s profitable growth to $25 MM in revenue and successful sale to Symantec. LiveOffice earned recognition as a Visionary by Gartner, as an Inc. 5000 company, and as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. Prior to LiveOffice, Nick was a Vice President at VERITAS Software (acquired by Symantec).
As CEO of LiveOffice, Nick Mehta's focus is on continuing to grow LiveOffice's market leadership in the software-as-a-service messaging industry. Serving in senior operating roles for public and private companies in the enterprise and consumer technology markets for much of his career, Nick has built a well-respected reputation in the email and messaging industry. He spent more than five years at Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) and Veritas Software Corporation (acquired by Symantec in 2005), where he served as vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Vault (formerly KVS) information archiving and discovery software business from its acquisition in 2004 until 2007.
During this time, the business grew from $23 million in annual sales in 2004 to more than $200 million in 2007 and received recognition from ESG, Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Radicati as being the leading product in the "on-premise" email archiving market. Nick has also held other roles leading product management for all email-related businesses at Symantec and previously for CommandCentral, a suite of storage management solutions.
Prior to Veritas, Nick ran product management at XDegrees, a venture-funded storage software startup which was acquired by Microsoft. Before that, Nick cofounded his first business during college in the mid 1990s, a venture-funded online golf retailer called Chipshot.com that became one of the top 20 online retailers of its time. Most recently, Nick served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at venture capital firm Trinity Ventures.Nick holds a Bachelor's degree in Biochemical Sciences and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Chief Executive Officer
May, 2012 - Feb, 2013
May, 2008 - May, 2012
Entrepreneur in Residence
Oct, 2007 - Apr, 2008
Vice President, Product Management, Enterprise Vault and BrightMail
Feb, 2007 - Oct, 2007
Information Technology Analyst Intern
Jun, 1996 - Aug, 1996
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