Brainshark for Coaching Wins Second Consecutive Gold Stevie® Award in 2017 International Business Awards

Sales Enablement and Readiness Solutions Honored for Fifth Consecutive Year as Company Expands on Technical Advances

WALTHAM, Mass. — August 10, 2017 — Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, today announced that Brainshark for Coaching is a Stevie® Award winner in the 14th Annual International Business Awards (IBAs). Receiving the highest category honor of gold for the second year in a row in the “New Product of the Year: Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution” is a particularly special endorsement as the company continues to provide customers with the latest technology to improve sales productivity.

The IBAs are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The program received entries from more than 60 nations and territories this year.

“This win is a great honor for our company, and a reflection of the innovative and exciting work our teams produce every day,” said Brainshark CEO Greg Flynn. “At Brainshark, we take great pride in being at the forefront of the sales enablement technology market. Curiosity is at the core of our company culture, and we’re committed to continuously exploring new ways to help our customers improve sales readiness and performance.”

Brainshark for Coaching empowers sales managers with an easier way to sharpen reps’ knowledge and skills through video-based coaching and practice. Managers can coach their teams anytime, anywhere, validating that reps have not only completed required training, but can demonstrate mastery of what they’ve learned before taking those messages out in the field. Reps can practice their cold calls, pitches, presentations and more, and receive detailed feedback from both managers and peers, delivered instantly to their computers and mobile devices. Managers, in turn, use the solution to gauge training effectiveness, identify reps’ strengths, promote collaborative learning and ensure reps are prepared to engage successfully.

About Brainshark

Brainshark sales readiness software equips businesses with the training, coaching and content authoring capabilities to achieve sales mastery and outsell the competition. With Brainshark, companies can: prepare sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching that ensures reps master your message; and empower sales organizations with rich, dynamic content that can be created quickly and accessed anywhere. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to identify and close performance gaps, and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.