Marc Altshuller is President & CEO of Varicent, a provider of Sales Performance Management software that helps organizations plan and manage territories, quotas and administer variable incentive programs. Under Marc’s watch, Varicent has also acquired and integrated Symon.AI, an augmented intelligence solution for data ingestion, data preparation, advanced analytics, data science and machine learning focused on business users.
Marc was the original founder of Varicent in 2005, leading Varicent to become Canada’s fastest growing company in 2010 and the 2010 Deloitte Fast 500 fastest growing software company in North America. Varicent was then acquired by IBM in 2012 where following the acquisition Marc was promoted five times over the next six years, ultimately holding the role of General Manager of IBM’s ~$1 billion Business Analytics Division. During this time, Marc brought Cognos back to growth, oversaw IBM’s largest organic digital offering, Watson Analytics, and was on IBM’s Growth & Transformation Team, comprised of the top 300 Executives at IBM.
Most recently, before rejoining Varicent, Marc served as Executive in Residence at Information Venture Partners, a Toronto/NY based Fintech fund before partnering with Great Hill Partners to buy back Varicent from IBM on December 31, 2019.