Agilence, Inc. the leading SaaS provider of data management and analytics focused on grocery, retail, and restaurants, today announced Brian Brinkmann as Chief Product and Marketing Officer (CPMO). Brinkmann brings extensive expertise to accelerate growth through product innovation and marketing excellence.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to the Agilence team,” said Russ Hawkins, CEO of Agilence, Inc. “For over 15 years we have helped our customers improve operational performance with analytics and prescriptive alerts that drive sales, reduce costs, and ensure compliance. Brian’s experiences and knowledge will help us expand our market with new products and increased awareness to better serve our ever-growing community of 70,000+ grocery, retail, and restaurant locations.”
Brinkmann brings more than 20 years of software leadership in marketing, analytics, business intelligence (BI), technology, go-to-market, and sales enablement. Prior to Agilence, Brinkmann held leadership positions at Logi Analytics and MicroStrategy. Brian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and an MEM from the McCormick School of Engineering, both at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton.
“Proven customer success is what attracted me to Agilence. That comes from a combination of an outstanding SaaS product and dedication to customer support that delivers quantifiable business results,” said Brinkmann. “A four-time Stevie Award winner for Customer Service Department of the Year and over 96% customer retention – even through the pandemic – it is clear Agilence customers receive value. I am excited to work with the leadership team to embark on the next phase of growth and excellence.”