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Jifflenow Announces Key Executive Appointments

Uday Bellary, Ravi Chalaka and Darrin Simmons will lead finance and operations, marketing, and products for the world’s leading meeting automation platform


Jifflenow, a platform for automating the scheduling, managing and analysis for strategic B2B meetings, today announces the appointment of three new executives to its leadership team. Technology industry veterans Uday Bellary, Ravi Chalaka and Darrin Simmons have joined Jifflenow to accelerate growth in the meeting automation space.

  • Uday Bellary brings more than 30 years of global executive leadership in finance, accounting and operations to Jifflenow as Chief Financial and Operations Officer. Bellary’s experience includes two successful IPOs, several domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures, and the execution of many rounds of equity and debt financing.
  • Ravi Chalaka joins as Chief Marketing Officer of Jifflenow. Chalaka has more than 20 years of marketing, strategy and business development experience with companies including NetApp, BlueArc and Hitachi Vantara. As CMO, Chalaka will oversee marketing, sales development and demand generation.
  • Darrin Simmons joins as Vice President of Products. Simmons has more than 15 years of experience in software product management, including leading the product management team for Cisco’s $1B cloud-based SaaS collaboration platform, WebEx. In his new role, Simmons will drive the vision, strategy and user experience for all Jifflenow products.

“I am thrilled to welcome three incredibly talented executives with a proven track record of growing disruptive technology companies to multi-billion dollars in revenue,” said Hari Shetty, founder and CEO of Jifflenow. “I look forward to working with Uday, Ravi and Darrin during this exciting phase of growth.”

Strategic B2B meetings, such as sales and partnership meetings, are proven to accelerate business growth. In order to increase the quality and the number of B2B meetings, enterprises need a platform to automate the workflow of business-critical meetings effectively. Large investments in corporate events, briefing centers, roadshows, executive and influencer engagements are further evidence of the growing need to maximize ROI using automation software.

Jifflenow, the leading Meeting Automation Platform, is trusted by a growing roster of hundreds of the biggest enterprises in industries like technology, telecom, financial services and healthcare to automate and schedule strategic B2B meetings. Jifflenow enables customers to manage thousands of strategic meetings every day.

About Jifflenow

Jifflenow is the world’s #1 Meeting Automation Platform (MAP) that helps enterprises accelerate business growth by automating the scheduling, management, and analysis of strategic meetings at events, briefing centers, roadshows, executive sessions, and training forums. This advanced SaaS platform offers enterprise-class analytics, security, GDPR compliance and integration with leading sales and marketing software. Jifflenow is the most trusted MAP with hundreds of enterprise customers and over 50 Fortune 1000 companies.

The company is backed by Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital and Saama Capital and is based in San Jose, California.