on Oct 27, 2021 / by Anna Eliot

Omar Hussain joins DemandScience as EVP & Chief Product Officer

Seasoned public and private company leader pivots from board member to the executive team to further accelerate and amplify growth

DANVERS, Mass, (October 27, 2021) — DemandScience, the global B2B buyer intelligence platform for hundreds of the world’s largest software, technology, and B2B service companies, today announced that Omar Hussain is joining the company as its EVP & Chief Product Officer. Mr. Hussain is known for his 14-year leadership of software company Imprivata, which he grew from a Series A start-up to an initial public offering (IPO) on the NYSE in 2014, and later sold to private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $544 million.

“As DemandScience continues to expand our product portfolio both organically and through acquisitions, we are fortunate to add a veteran leader with a proven track record of growing B2B technology companies to our team,” explained Peter Cannone, CEO of DemandScience.  “Omar Hussain’s experience scaling companies and building companies for public markets will benefit DemandScience and our global customer base as we continue to achieve record-setting growth.”

DemandScience has just completed its fifth successive quarter of record bookings and, with 2021 revenue well exceeding $100M, is on pace to achieve 100% YoY revenue growth. In the past year, the company has completed six acquisitions, fueling its solutions in the marketplace, data intelligence and demand generation as-a-service.

“I am excited to be part of an organization with clear innovation, vision and growth,” said Omar Hussain, EVP of Product & Technology for DemandScience.  “As a board member, I have had a front row seat to the company’s seasoned and talented management team and their accomplishments to date. I am privileged to be part of this team.”

Mr. Hussain currently serves on the Board of Directors at Placester, Humanyze, Datica and Secure AI Labs. Prior to his tenure as president and CEO of Imprivata, which began in 2002, Mr. Hussain’s executive career with B2B technology companies includes being Founder and CEO of AnchorSilk, GM of Numega Labs for Compuware, and VP of Marketing and Business Development for Open Environment Corporation. 

About DemandScience

DemandScience is a global buyer intelligence platform that accelerates demand generation for the world’s largest software, technology and B2B companies. Leveraging decades of experience in B2B market intelligence, analytics, content trends, and predictive intent, DemandScience delivers healthy data and prioritized buyer insights that align sales and marketing professionals with more qualified audiences.

Read the full press release here.

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