SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudwords announced today it has doubled its employee roster in 2016 and hired top talent with deep experience in the global marketing and localization industries with the addition of Sam Pederson and Scott Schwalbach. Cloudwords also announced it has been named for the third consecutive year on the EContent 100 list of companies that matter most in the digital content industry. The company continues to gain traction as a solution for enterprise organizations to deliver marketing campaigns and localized content to international regions with increased speed, efficiency and scale.
Having recently won several new enterprise accounts and contract renewals, Cloudwords has grown its sales, marketing, and product development teams. Its newest key hires include Sam Pederson, Vice President of Growth Strategy and Partnerships, and Scott Schwalbach, Senior Customer Advocate. As part of Cloudwords' growing sales, marketing and partnership team, Sam Pederson will work with existing and new customers on their path to digital transformation in global marketing, as well as in the marketing partner ecosystem. Sam is an experienced leader in demand generation and marketing operations in the global technology industry, and has led teams and initiatives in global marketing and sales at Marketo, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and Kaspersky Lab, among others. In his new role, Scott Schwalbach will manage customer and partner relationships at Cloudwords. Scott has more than 40 years of experience as an operations, localization and globalization leader, working for and with some of the largest companies in the world, including 17 years at Microsoft as an International Program Manager. A recognized localization industry expert, Scott is a co-leader for the Localization Unconference, frequently speaks at industry events, and teaches courses in global communications and customer expectations. "This past year, Cloudwords is increasingly gaining industry recognition as the solution of choice for global marketers, and we're honored to be included on lists like the EContent 100 and Inc. 5000," said Richard Harpham, CEO of Cloudwords. "The addition of Sam and Scott brings extensive global business experience to the team and further supports our efforts to help enterprise organizations transform their marketing clouds to effectively increase brand awareness and drive global demand." The EContent 100 list of companies that matter most in the digital content industry, now in its 16th year, represents the most important companies in the digital content industry and also reflects the trends in the industry that will be integral to success in the coming year. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and IBM are just some of the companies that were included in this year's list. About Cloudwords Cloudwords software speeds time to market for global campaigns and localized content. By connecting marketing systems and automating project workflow, Cloudwords eliminates time-consuming tasks and delivers unprecedented visibility into the localization process. With Cloudwords, marketers realize the global value of their marketing technology stack, enabling the delivery of more personalized content, in more languages, to more customers at a speed, quality and scale impossible to achieve with manual processes. Visit www.cloudwords.com to learn how global brands like Amazon Web Services, CA Technologies, McDonald's, Marketo, Oracle, Hubspot and Iron Mountain use Cloudwords. Headquartered in San Francisco, Cloudwords is backed by Storm Ventures, UMC Capital and Marc Benioff, founder of salesforce.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151209/294863LOGO