2020-10-08 08:48Press release

Fast growing GetAccept recruits Jakob Bignert, previously Head of Product at Evernote

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Since the start in 2016, GetAccept has doubled its turnover year over year. 2020 is no exception, as revenues are expected to reach SEK 40M. The company has ambitious growth plans going forward and as part of their strategy, GetAccept will invest even further in their product development by recruiting Jakob Bignert as GetAccept's new VP Product.

Jakob comes to GetAccept with several years of experience from the US based company Evernote, where he was hired as the first Product Manager and was involved in developing the successful Note Taking App from scratch. Most recently, Jakob has worked as VP Product at the Swedish company Apptus. With his experience, Jakob will be the key person to lead GetAccept's product-led growth strategy to further scale up the business moving forward.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the team at GetAccept. I’ll be bringing valuable experience from my time at Evernote, but also more recently from Apptus, which I will further develop within GetAccept. GetAccept's product is already great and has all the fundamental attributes to succeed and scale with a product led growth strategy, and I look forward to leading that mission going forward.”, says Jakob Bignert, VP Product.  

GetAccept provides the next generation platform for Sales Enablement and e-signing. The company has grown from 30 to over 100 employees and opened up new offices in several markets worldwide the two years. 

“The companies that are the best at attracting the right people, with the right knowledge, are the ones who will become market leaders in their category. Jakob has "seen the movie before" and with his experience within product development and from fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, GetAccept will take the next step to change how B2B sales are done in an increasingly digital world.", says Samir Smajic, CEO and founder of GetAccept.

Jakob Bignert will start in the role as VP Product at GetAccept November 1st 2020.


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GetAccept is an all-in-one sales platform combining video, live chat, proposal design, document tracking and e-signature to simplify the life of every sales team. Features such as personal video messaging, live chat and analytics are popular among sales, HR, customer success and development teams. Founded in 2015 by swedish entrepreneurs and Y Combinator alumni Samir Smajic, Mathias Thulin, Jonas Blanck and Carl Carell, the platform serves more than 25,000 users in more than 2,000 different enterprises across 40+ countries.

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