Brainshark Kick-Starts 2016 with New Chicago Office and Plans to Increase Headcount by 35%

Company Expansion Driven by Continued Rapid Growth and Increasing Market Demand for Its Sales Enablement Solutions

WALTHAM, Mass. — January 12, 2016 — Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement solutions, today announced an expanded presence and company growth, with a new office in Chicago and additional operations throughout the Midwest and West Coast regions. Driven by strong demand for its sales enablement solutions, Brainshark plans to increase overall headcount by 35 percent this year with 85 new hires – growing its sales team, in particular, by 40 percent and its customer care team by 50 percent.

The strong, continued expansion will extend Brainshark's sales enablement leadership, while helping to better serve its customer base in industries such as technology, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare and medical devices. Brainshark’s award-winning sales enablement solutions, including the Brainshark Sales Accelerator, help companies improve sales onboarding, continuous training, prospecting, live presentation delivery, coaching and content development. Powerful analytics also provide actionable insights into how deals are won.

"Our aggressive and rapid company growth is a true reflection of our sales enablement leadership and success, and market demand," said Brainshark President Greg Flynn. "By expanding into new markets and further growing our talented team this year, we look forward to better serving our existing and future customers – and continuing to deliver on the promise to help companies maximize sales productivity and increase their pipelines."

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.