Blend Labs, Inc. (NYSE: BLND), a leader in cloud banking software, today announced tech industry veteran Dean Klinger as its new Head of Revenue. Klinger recently served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Major Accounts at Snowflake, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a market leader in cloud-based data warehousing and analytics (the data cloud).
Reporting to Head of Blend, Nima Ghamsari, Klinger will oversee Blend’s end-to-end customer journey. Klinger brings 25+ years of sales and leadership experience in the enterprise software space to Blend. He spent 12 of those years in various senior leadership roles in the SaaS cloud space selling highly technical solutions to enterprise customers.
Prior to Snowflake, Klinger held several senior leadership positions at ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company, with the most recent being Vice President of Major Sales, West.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dean to Blend. He brings extensive experience at leading software companies like Snowflake and ServiceNow, helping them rapidly scale to the companies they are today,” said Ghamsari. “Blend continues to grow and capture market share in mortgage while gaining traction in our consumer banking and marketplace business, and I know Dean will help propel our vision forward as a leading cloud banking software provider.”
Klinger has previously held enterprise sales leadership roles at leading technology companies including Data Domain, EMC, and Cisco Systems.
“I couldn't be more excited to join Blend,” said Klinger. “What Nima and team have created is, simply put, the future of banking. Having an automated platform that takes friction and manual process out of our banking needs is not only essential, but expected in our already fast paced, digital world.”
Blend is the infrastructure powering the future of banking. Financial providers — from large banks, fintechs, and credit unions to community and independent mortgage banks — use Blend’s platform to transform banking experiences for their customers. Blend powers billions of dollars in financial transactions every day. To learn more, visit www.blend.com.
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