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Gail Goodman

Gail Goodman

CEO, Constant Contact

Gail is a small business advocate and visionary, whose work as the CEO of Constant Contact has allowed more than 500,000 small enterprises to build better relationships with their customers.

Named “Executive of the Year” at the 2009 American Business Awards, Gail was the 2008 New England Regional winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2011, she was inducted into the MITX Innovation Hall of Fame and named one of Boston’s Top 30 Innovators by the Boston Globe. Under her lead, Constant Contact was ranked 134 on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500 and was named Best Overall Company at the 2009, 2010, and 2011 American Business Awards.

A frequent speaker at industry events, Gail develops and tracks best practices in small business success; email, event, and social media marketing; customer communications; and entrepreneurship. Gail is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, a member of the Board of Directors of SCORE, and Chairman of the Board at Constant Contact.

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Business of Software US 2012

Gail Goodman talks about moving from the safe world of online marketing into the terrifying real world

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The long, slow, saas ramp of death


Business of Software US 2012

Gail Goodman’s talk at BoS2012 regarding starting and growing Constant Contact was the highlight of the conference for me. I am at that point in my business trajectory where scaling accounts sold to SMBs is my primary concern going forward, and I have discovered — like everybody does, apparently — that this is very tricky.

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