Cloud9’s forecasting solution … will enable us to move off of time-consuming spreadsheets to a standardized and simplified forecasting process. But even more importantly, it will help our sales managers improve results.

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MEDIA ALERT: LinkedIn to Discuss Driving 100 Percent Revenue Growth in Latest Installment of Cloud9’s Expert Webinar Series

November 08, 2011

Cloud9, the leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions, today announced that LinkedIn’s Brian Frank, vice president of global sales operations, will be the featured guest in the next installment of the Cloud9 Expert Webinar Series.

The webinar, “What Secrets Lie in your Sales History?” will focus on how the professional networking site is driving 100 percent revenue growth using Cloud9, a leading sales forecasting and pipeline management solution. Frank also will leverage his experience implementing Cloud9 to outline best practices and flag potential pitfalls for new and potential users.

Registrants of this webinar will learn in-depth, anecdotal information about how LinkedIn uses Cloud9 to:

  • Predict future outcomes and improve overall forecast accuracy;
  • Drive high-performance revenue growth and implement tighter business plans; and
  • Set quotas more effectively and increase achievement across the sales team.

Additional Details

Who: Brian Frank, vice president of global sales operations, LinkedIn

What: “What Secrets Lie in your Sales History?,” part of the Cloud9 Expert Webinar Series

When: Thursday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST


About Cloud9

Cloud9 is the world’s leader in on-demand sales forecasting and pipeline management solutions. The company’s solutions allow users to actively manage sales performance with intelligence – going beyond traditional CRM applications. Cloud9 allows users to dramatically improve the predictability of their sales forecasts, gives them visibility into exceptions and changes, and allows them to identify risks and opportunities. The result is more accurate forecasts, higher win rates, and accelerated revenue. Cloud9 solutions deliver value in just 24 hours and require zero installation, maintenance, or support from IT. Cloud9 customers include Avaya, BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC), Computer Associates (NASDAQ: CA), EMC2 (NASDAQ: EMC), Siemens (NASDAQ: SI), Splunk, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), and Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI). The company is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, please visit

About LinkedIn

Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 120 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenue coming from member subscriptions, marketing solutions and hiring solutions. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn also has offices across North America, as well as throughout Europe, Asia and Australia.