GetUpside, a retail technology company that guarantees profit for nearly 30,000 brick-and-mortar businesses nationwide, today announced the appointment of Sean Carr as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Sean is a sales veteran with a 20-year track record of driving growth in both public companies and early stage technology ventures. As CRO of GetUpside, Sean will oversee merchant sales and account management, across all verticals.
“In my career, I’ve been drawn to innovative businesses that are creating real value for their customers,” said Carr. “GetUpside’s technology is transforming brick and mortar commerce by enabling merchants to earn proven and measurable profit. I’m looking forward to joining a team that has already achieved incredible growth and to helping the company make an even bigger impact.”
Prior to his appointment, Sean was the North America sales leader for Gartner’s Sales & Marketing division, following its acquisition of CEB. At CEB, Sean held various senior leadership roles, including Global Head of Sales for the firm’s professional services division, and the commercial leader of several subscription services businesses for large enterprise and mid-market corporate clients. In these capacities, Sean helped launch and grow the firm’s Challenger sales training business into a global leader in the sales effectiveness space, and supported a range of M&A, business development, and new product development activities.
“Sean has grown new business units from $0 to $90M in new annual revenue, owned $130M in revenue for a publicly traded company, and hired, trained, and scaled multiple sales organizations,” said GetUpside CEO Alex Kinnier. “We’re thrilled Sean is joining the GetUpside team as we continue to grow our company.”
GetUpside is a retail technology company that delivers new customers and proven profit to brick and mortar businesses nationwide. GetUpside’s platform generates personalized incentives that motivate 30 million users to choose participating businesses over the competition. The profit delivered is measurable, proven, and guaranteed. When businesses and customers do better, communities grow stronger.