Nick Mehta is the Chief Executive Officer 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 Chief Executive Officer 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. As Chief Executive Officer 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.
Nick 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 co-founded 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.
Nick holds a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Jan, 2014 - Current (almost 3 years)
Feb, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Aug, 2015||Kahuna||$45M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||Docker||$95M / Series D||Goldman Sachs|
|Mar, 2015||Logikcull||$4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2014||Vera||$14M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2014||Hoopla Software||$8M / Series B (Lead)||Trinity Ventures|
|Sep, 2012||Chatalog||$125k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May 12, 2016||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Thursday, May 12th, 2016|
|Apr 20, 2016||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Wednesday, April 20th, 2016|
|Mar 4, 2016||PRNewswire All - Advocamp, the Customer Experience, Engagement, and Advocacy Conference, Kicks Off March 7|
|Mar 3, 2016||Market Wired - Top - Gainsight Triples Business as Customer Success Becomes an Enterprise Imperative|
|Jan 14, 2016||Enterprise Irregulars - Successful vs. Very Successful SaaS Companies|
|Dec 28, 2015||Venture Capital Database - Hey: Why You Should NOT Join A Startup|
|Dec 20, 2015||Business Insider (tech) - This $400 million startup saw most of its growth in the last 2 years by focusing on one area|
|Dec 20, 2015||Business Insider Australia - This $400 million startup saw most of its growth in the last 2 years by focusing on one area|
- 3 Ways to Create Win-Wins with Customer Data
- Nick Mehta Keynote | Pulse Conference 2015
- Nick Mehta Interview at Dreamforce 2013
- "Second-timers": Kris Duggan (Betterworks), Nick Mehta (Gainsight) and Mark Organ (Influitive/Eloqua)
- Salesforce Ventures and Gainsight
- The Age of Useless Information feat. Vidyard, Gainsight, Sendgrid, D&B
- Forecast 2015: CEO Panel - Nick Mehta of Gainsight and Steve Walske, former CEO at PTC