Industry leader on research and innovation joins Vistage as Chief Research Officer

SAN DIEGO (July 11, 2016) – Vistage announced today that Joe Galvin has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Research Officer. Galvin will be responsible for expanding Vistage’s research and benchmarking capabilities to uncover actionable insights for CEOs and executives worldwide.

Vistage Chief Executive Officer Sam Reese said, “I’m excited for Joe to bring his rich background of research and innovation to Vistage. Each month, Vistage members come together in their group meetings and via our online resources to discover the right solutions to their toughest business challenges. Joe’s proprietary research will build upon that experience, revealing best practices Vistage members can use to grow their businesses.”

Joe is an established thought leader and business analyst from his former roles as Chief Research Officer for CSO Insights – Miller Heiman, VP Sales Optimization Strategies at SiriusDecisions and VP/Research Director CRM for Gartner. He has researched and presented to business leaders around the world on advanced concepts in customer management, world-class sales performance and CRM-SFA Technology. Joe has published more than 400 research briefs and engaged audiences at hundreds of conferences, forums and executive presentations.

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