March 20, 2018 by Alex Cohen
Chief Customer Officer Kent Perkocha Earns Gold for Senior Sales Executive of the Year And
Apttus’ Applied AI Offering “Max” Honored for Innovation in Sales – Technology Industries
SAN MATEO, CA – March 20, 2018 – Apttus, the global leader in Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions utilizing artificial intelligence (AI), won multiple awards at the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service held in Las Vegas, NV.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The awards spotlight Apttus’ impact on significantly evolving a middle office Quote-to-Cash market focused on optimizing the most important set of processes within any enterprise – generating revenue and managing key commercial relationships. The company was acknowledged for the following:
- Apttus Chief Customer Officer Kent Perkocha earned the GOLD Stevie® Award for Senior Sales Executive of the Year
- Apttus “Max,” the world’s first applied AI for Quote-to-Cash, earned the SILVER Stevie® Award for Innovation in Sales – Technology Industries.
Apttus provides an Intelligent Middle Office platform allowing enterprises to automate, optimize, and apply artificial intelligence to their revenue generation and commercial relationship management processes. The Stevie Award honor is the latest in a growing list of awards the company has received for Max. Perkocha, as both co-founder and Chief Customer Officer, has played a significant role in helping Apttus customers since the company’s inception in 2006. Since Apttus introduced Max in 2016, Perkocha has helped customers apply AI to yield greater revenue opportunities. Additional recognitions for Max include:
- 2018 BIG Innovation Award – Winner: Best New Product (causing market or customer disruption)
- 2018 Edison Award– Finalist: Innovative Services
- 2017 Golden Bridge Award– Gold Winner: Innovations in Technology – Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
- 2017 V3 Technology Award– Finalist: Best AI/Machine Learning Provider
- 2017 BIG Awards for Business– Finalist: New Product of Year
- The 2017 Cloud Awards– Finalist: Best Cloud Automation Solution
“Apttus created a new market called the Middle Office, and maintaining our leadership in this market requires creating new ways to create value for our customers. Max is an excellent representation of that added value,” said Kent Perkocha, Chief Customer Officer at Apttus. “Apttus has a long history of delivering innovation like Max to our customers. The Stevie Awards accolades are emblematic of Apttus’ impact on leading the way within the Middle Office space.”
“All of our Stevie Award winners should be proud of their achievements. Independent professionals around the world have agreed that their accomplishments are worthy of our public recognition,” said Stevie Awards president Michael Gallagher.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.
Apttus is a Silicon Valley-based global provider of the Intelligent Middle Office platform allowing enterprises to automate and optimize their most critical revenue and commercial relationship management processes. Apttus is powered by the Apttus Intelligent Cloud, a hybrid-cloud platform utilizing the most advanced technologies from Salesforce, Microsoft and IBM. Analysts rank Apttus as the global gold standard for Quote-to-Cash (QTC) and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions. Apttus’ innovations include Max, the company’s Applied Artificial Intelligence that enables enterprises to achieve superior business outcomes. Apttus partners with a world-class ecosystem. Apttus customers include hundreds of the world’s mid-sized organizations and the who’s who of the Global 1000.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors of the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include HCL Financial Services, Rant & Rave, Sales Partnerships, Inc. and ValueSelling Associates, Inc.