Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company and provider of local marketing SaaS technology, Surefire Social, announces the appointment of Mangesh Wadegaonkar as CPO
Surefire Social is pleased to announce that Mangesh Wadegaonkar has joined Surefire Social as its Chief Product Officer. The Surefire Social team is thrilled that Mangesh brings more than 15 years of professional experience in the areas of technology and local digital marketing.
“Mangesh brings deep local marketing experience to Surefire Social that will pay huge dividends for our company’s product roadmap and monetization strategy.” Surefire Social CEO Chris Marentis said, “Our launch of the SurePulse Marketing Control Center has now enabled our clients to roll up their local marketing activity in one place. His background in technology, business planning and strategy, product innovation, sales channel enablement and development will benefit our clients, partners and help us grow even faster.”
Mangesh previously served as VP & GM for the digital solutions business unit in a $200MM direct mail company. He also successfully built out the SMB business unit in a late stage video technology startup.
Mangesh started his career in telecom where he led the first ever VoIP 2-way radio system that revolutionized operations in both federal and state governments, and enterprises alike. He has co-founded and currently serves as a board member of Startup Leadership Program, an education nonprofit that trains high-caliber entrepreneurs to build and run successful companies in over 25 cities globally
Mangesh holds a B.Eng in EE, an MS in Comp Science, and a MBA from Cornell.