Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) today announced that Mike Morhardt will be joining the company as chief sales officer.
Morhardt has 20 years of experience leading sales organizations in the information services business. He was most recently managing director for the Gerson Lehrman Group. Before that, he spent 14 years at Gartner, where he headed the company’s Americas sales organization and worldwide event sales team.
“Mike has demonstrated the ability to build high-performing, cost-effective sales organizations marked by their accountability and operational excellence,” said George F. Colony, Forrester’s chairman and chief executive officer. “He is a seasoned and disciplined executive and an influential process improvement leader who has expertise in systems upgrades, training and onboarding, and packaging and pricing.”
“I have tremendous respect for the Forrester brand, and I look forward to working with the management team to make an immediate impact on the organization,” said Morhardt.
Morhardt starts in his new position on November 12, 2012.