Appoints Jerry Haywood as Chief Executive Officer

SANDNES Norway 25 November 2022– (Business Line) –, the global leader backed by Nordic Capital in AI Dialogue for Enterprise, today announced that Jerry Haywood is joining the company’s executive team as effective CEO on December 1, 2022. Haywood brings with him 20 years of enterprise technology experience and has managed various sales and senior leadership positions at IBM, Cisco and Salesforce. He joins from LivePerson, a global technology company that creates business, dialogue and AI software. Haywood will succeed Lars Ropeid Selsås, founder and current CEO, who wants to devote more time to product development and innovation.

Selsås, who has been actively involved in the recruitment process along with co-founder and chief commercial officer Henry Vaage Iversen and chief operating officer Camilla Gjetvik, said: Better yet .Located to become a world leader in conversation AI.This leadership change is a natural step in the next phase of growth for is a leader who Has a strong vision and experience that can build a solid foundation built over the last six years. And we are thrilled to have him join us. While it is his excellent record. What makes him a natural candidate for this important leadership role is the personality and style of his people-centered leadership that impresses us the most. He is friendly and humble. “By energy. A natural leader who can produce results while making it a pleasant ride.”

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Vaage Iversen added: “I’m glad Jerry has agreed to join as CEO, and I’m glad we were able to fulfill Lars’ desire to focus on what he enjoys most – the technology needed to disrupt the fundamentals. Of AI Conversation and to continue to provide the best automated customer interaction solutions available on the market. “

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For the last three years, Haywood has held the position of SVP EMEA at LivePerson, where he has led the company’s strategic relocation in Europe, achieving impressive growth. Prior to LivePerson, Haywood spent eight years at Salesforce, where he led cloud services first in the UK and then for other European countries, achieving more than 30% increase in revenue and revenue. Booking from year to year.

Haywood said: “I am thrilled and honored to join as the owners and leadership want to accelerate growth while putting the company into a world-class leadership position. Conversation AI. already knows me very well. I have been following their amazing journey closely and I believe that scaling up has something that it has to go all the way. ” has the best technology available A great team with the brightest ideas in the industry. I want to thank the founders, the board and Nordic Capital for their trust. I can’t wait to meet with teams around the world and get started. No.

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Haywood will balance his time between Stavanger, Norway, where is headquartered, and London, UK, one of’s main markets, where he lives with his wife and three children.

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