Eric Prugh Joins Indy-based PactSafe, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer

Mar 3, 2015 3:00:59 AM

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Experienced Business Developer Joins Software Startup to Manage Operations, Strategy, Client Support and Marketing

Eric Prugh, the new COO at PactSafeINDIANAPOLIS – March 3, 2015 – Software startup PactSafe, Inc. announced today that former ExactTarget product & consulting leader Eric Prugh has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Prugh is now responsible for all customer-facing activity and operations including product strategy, customer support, sales, and marketing. Launched on February 2nd, PactSafe™ is a cloud-based digital contracting platform that manages, tracks, and certifies companies’ digital legal agreements such as their Terms of Use, Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Before joining PactSafe, Prugh reported to Chief Product Officer Bryan Wade at Salesforce Marketing Cloud as the head of the Content product line where he directed strategy and product management and supervised the launch of several major products. During his tenure there, Prugh also helped build the company’s Asia-Pacific team in Sydney. In his 7 years with the company, he was honored with many awards for his accomplishments including the Impact Award for community service, MVP in Solutions Consulting, and Region of the Year while in Australia for achieving 199% of the annual growth target.

Prugh is known for his skills in positioning, public speaking, and building small, high-functioning teams within a larger business. He is experienced in working with executives in selling, competitive positioning, and product strategy.

Brian Powers, Founder and CEO of PactSafe™ remarks, “Eric’s career at ExactTarget spanned 3 continents and many parts of the organization as the company grew from 250 employees to 2,000. He held leadership roles in the Solutions Engineering team, managed the strategy and development of a product organization, and is credited as being critical to expanding the Australian business unit tenfold, from $2M to $20M in only 2 years. His combined expertise in SaaS business strategy, sales and positioning, and product strategy makes him uniquely suited to developing PactSafe's nascent business and solutions. We are very pleased to have such a talented executive come on board.”

“The opportunity for PactSafe is immense as the market is wide and deep,” Prugh said. “The green field of an undefined, untapped market and the chance to define a global standard attracted me most to PactSafe. I’ve developed a well-rounded set of skills to apply to building a business from the ground up and I couldn’t be more excited to leverage those skills at PactSafe.”

About PactSafe, Inc.
PactSafe, Inc. is a technology company based in Indianapolis. Founder and CEO Brian Powers, a lawyer and entrepreneur, created the PactSafe™ cloud-based application to manage, track, deploy and enforce digital legal agreements. PactSafe recently raised $600K of seed capital in its first round of investment from firms including Elevate Ventures and Vulpes Testudo Fund. The company’s advisory board includes leaders from LegalZoom, Salesforce, and ZipRecruiter, and a former Amazon in-house attorney. For more information, visit www.pactsafe.com.

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Brian Powers

Written by Brian Powers

PactSafe CEO & Founder