ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ActivEngage, Inc. welcomes Jeff Clark as the new Vice President of Sales. Clark brings over 20 years of proven effectiveness leading large sales teams in the automotive industry.
Most recently, Clark was the Chief Sales Officer of DealerOn, Inc., where he was responsible for the company’s entire sales operation and strategic partner business development, as well as its enterprise accounts and OEM relationships. Prior to this role, Jeff also held senior sales, marketing, and management roles at Cars.com, Coca-Cola, Dealer.com, and Auto-Bid Systems.
Clark joins an executive team of automotive veterans. Their collective experience working with dealers and manufacturers gives ActivEngage the unparalleled ability to help dealers solve digital communication challenges.
“Jeff brings with him an abundance of sales expertise, key connections, and invaluable relationship-building skills that we feel are essential to ActivEngage’s continued rapid growth,” said Ted Rubin, COO of ActivEngage. He added, “Jeff’s appointment to this new position is a milestone for our company. His industry knowledge, level of professionalism and desire to bring true value to his customers, is directly in line with our company values and will help us aggressively move into the future.”
“I’m thrilled to join ActivEngage at a time when the car business is evolving, and dealers need to find new pathways for customers to engage across digital channels,” remarked Jeff Clark. “Consumers want to interact with car dealers more effectively and proactively, and that’s exactly what live chat, and ActivEngage specifically, brings to the table.”
In addition to being a prominent sales leader, Clark is also a renowned speaker at countless automotive events and will be speaking at the Digital Dealer 24 Conference & Expo in Orlando this spring.
ActivEngage provides the most trusted live chat solutions to thousands of automotive manufacturers and dealerships around the world. Since launching the first managed chat solution for automotive in 2007, ActivEngage has continued to set the standard for online conversations that increase dealership revenue. Today, ActivEngage leads the evolution of online engagement and conversion with ActivOne™, its comprehensive digital communication solution for dealers. ActivEngage is a six-time Diamond Award Winner in the Dealers’ Choice Awards and a two-time Automotive Website Award winner in the Website Merchandising category. To learn more about ActivOne, please visit www.activengage.com.
Producer and Host of the AutoConverse Future Mobility & Connectivity Podcast, Ryan began working in the automotive industry in 2001, establishing his roots in online vehicle merchandising before expanding into digital marketing and now multi media for Automotive B2B. You can connect with Ryan on LinkedIn.