Showpad Appoints HP, IBM and Unit4 Veteran Dave Goossens as Vice President of Services and Support
Experienced executive will expand Showpad’s services portfolio and spearhead initiatives to drive loyalty and improved customer experiences
Showpad, the leading sales enablement platform for modern sellers, has named Dave Goossens as the company’s first Vice President of Services and Support. In his position, he’ll be responsible for driving a world-class experience for Showpad’s customers, ensuring users are empowered to take full advantage of the platform’s benefits while also expanding the company’s current services. Goossens will be located in Showpad’s Ghent, Belgium headquarters.
“We’re thrilled to add Dave’s leadership and scale-up expertise to our growing team,” says Jason Holmes, COO and President of Showpad. “We’ve invested heavily in expanding our professional services and support capabilities this past year, and Dave will further our mission to consistently deliver the best buyer experience. His impressive background will be a key driver in our continued growth over the next several years.”
Before Showpad, Goossens served as Chief Customer Officer for Unit4. Prior to Unit4 he held several technology and sales-focused leadership roles, including Vice President of Software Services for Hewlett Packard’s European, Middle Eastern and African markets, as well as Director of ITS Sales for IBM Europe. Goossens’ customer experience and track record building high-performance service teams will be an invaluable asset to Showpad’s company culture and leadership team.
“Having spent my career in executive roles in established global enterprises, I am thrilled to join Showpad to support its amazing growth trajectory. Having worked with large sales teams, I understand firsthand the need for a strong sales enablement platform,” said Goossens. “Showpad has established an incredible track record of supporting customers with the most innovative technology in the sales enablement space alongside best practices derived from years of helping customers across the globe. In short, Showpad has the right strategy, product and culture to grasp this enormous market opportunity.”