Managing Partner, Montclare
Kevin Dobbs is the founder and CEO of Montclare, a leading advisory firm exclusively focused on building profitable SaaS businesses. His firm recently acquired the leading SaaS social community site Dreamsimplicity, and the combination of these two companies will result in a new firm that is being launched in Spring 2013. This new company will deliver rich content, business services and an active community, all focused exclusively on SaaS.
Montclare is also the publisher of the SaaS Top 250. Launched in 2010, the SaaS Top 250 provides deep insight into market trends, major fundings, notable M&A deals and information on hot start-ups. Recently the SaaS Top 250 has mentioned multiple times in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Bloomberg, and MarketWatch. Many leading SaaS firms have endorsed the SaaS Top 250 including Adaptive Planning, DocuSign, Concur, and Eloqua.
Kevin is active in the SaaS community, a frequent speaker and has published several white papers including Building a High Value SaaS Business and Challenges & Best Practices Associated with Transitioning to a SaaS Model. He also is the author of the popular Smart SaaS blog and has participated many SaaS and Cloud Computing industry events.
What are the "Hot" Enterprise SaaS startups that Enterprises are actually buying and deploying, not just what's being covered in TechCrunch? In this session, we'll cut through the hype and get to the reality of which companies are being deployed and where. Learn when and how to use each company and who's using them in anger.