Brainshark

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Brainshark is a technology company that provides a sales enablement platform and product suite. The company provides web-based applications and products, delivered via software as a service, to help companies improve sales effectiveness and productivity by creating dynamic content used for sales training, onboarding, and coaching.
TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQWaltham, MA, US
Websitebrainshark.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)226
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Brainshark

Greg Flynn

Greg Flynn

Chief Executive Officer
Joe Gustafson

Joe Gustafson

Founder & Chairman of the Board
Chris Caruso

Chris Caruso

Chief Technologist
Jack Derby

Jack Derby

Director
Dave Casion

Dave Casion

Chief Technology Officer
Dermot O’Grady

Dermot O’Grady

Chief Financial Officer
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Brainshark Office Locations

Brainshark has offices in Waltham and Naperville
Waltham, MA, US (HQ)
130 Turner St
Naperville, IL, US
3333 Warrenville Rd #200
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Brainshark Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1999

Brainshark total Funding

$20.9 m

Brainshark latest funding size

$6.90 m

Time since last funding

16 years ago

Brainshark investors

Brainshark's latest funding round in June 2005 was reported to be $6.9 m. In total, Brainshark has raised $20.9 m
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Brainshark Operating Metrics

Jun, 2018

Patents Issued

1

Patent Applications

1
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Brainshark Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Brainshark Online and Social Media Presence

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Brainshark Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    84/100

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Brainshark News and Updates

Brainshark Named a Leader in The Aragon Research Tech Spectrum™ for Sales Coaching and Learning, 2019

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, today announced it has been named a Leader in Aragon Research's first-ever "Tech SpectrumTM for Sales Coaching and Learning."1 The report evaluates major...

Brainshark and CSO Insights to Reveal Data on Sales Enablement Investments and Trends in Co-Hosted Webinar

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, will unveil data from a new report on sales enablement trends during an upcoming webinar with CSO Insights, an independent sales research firm within Miller...

Brainshark to Present New Sales Onboarding Strategies at Gartner Sales & Marketing Conference 2018

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, will present new approaches and insights to improve sales onboarding at the Gartner Sales & Marketing Conference 2018, Oct. 9-11, at the ARIA Las Vegas. More...

Brainshark Named 'Best Sales Enablement Software for Enterprises' in MarTech Breakthrough Awards

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, today announced it has been named "Best Sales Enablement Software for Enterprises" in the MarTech Breakthrough Awards. The inaugural awards program, part of the...

Brainshark's AI-Powered Engine for Sales Coaching Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2018 International Business Awards®

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, today announced that Brainshark Machine Analysis is a Stevie® Award winner in The 15th Annual International Business Awards® (IBAs). Brainshark's new, artificial ...

Brainshark Named Among 'Best Sales Enablement Solutions for Building Better Sales Brains' in New Analyst Report

WALTHAM, Mass., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, today announced it is a featured solution provider in the newly published "Vendor SmartListTM: 2018's Best Sales Enablement Solutions for Building Better Sales...

Brainshark Blogs

Top 20 Ways to Achieve Better Sales Enablement

What separates good sales enablement programs from great ones? Great sales enablement requires a coordinated effort between departments (sales, marketing, product, etc.), a formal strategy and executive sponsorship. The best programs are data-driven, highly engaged with sales reps and continuously…

Considering a Sales Readiness Platform? Ask Yourself 3 Key Questions

According to CSO Insights Fifth Annual Sales Enablement Study, 61.3% of organizations report having sales enablement, representing a steady increase from the previous year. In the study, sales enablement was shown to be even more prevalent in organizations with more than 25 sales reps. With this co…

Informal vs. Formal Learning: What's the Difference?

Enterprises often wonder whether formal or informal learning, or some blend of the two, is right for their team. Before making this decision, it is important to understand the difference between the two and how they can each benefit an organization. Formal vs. Informal Learning Formal learning…

Cindy Cunha, PHR

Cindy is the Director of Talent and Culture at Brainshark. She is a highly experienced Director of Human Resources with 15+ years of experience growing and scaling the HR function within an organization. She has a keen appreciation of the needs of management teams and the business as a whole and is…

Virtual Sellers, Don’t Do This! 7 Cringeworthy Mistakes (from Real Buyers)

Virtual selling isn’t easy. Far from it. When meetings turned virtual earlier this year, sellers had their work cut out for them. And while they were transitioning to online, mistakes were happening left and right. However, we’re now several months into virtual selling and slip-ups are still occ…

Is It Time to Re-Train Reps on Your Sales Technology Toolset?

We’ve recently looked at why a lot of companies are doubling down on sales training right now. So with that in mind – what are the best training areas to focus on? One option is to refresh your sales technology learning paths. With so many teams working from home right now, a lot of reps are utili…
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Brainshark Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brainshark founded?

    Brainshark was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Brainshark key executives?

    Brainshark's key executives are Greg Flynn, Joe Gustafson and Chris Caruso.

  • How many employees does Brainshark have?

    Brainshark has 226 employees.

  • Who are Brainshark competitors?

    Competitors of Brainshark include Lattice, Lessonly and Bigtincan.

  • Where is Brainshark headquarters?

    Brainshark headquarters is located at 130 Turner St, Waltham.

  • Where are Brainshark offices?

    Brainshark has offices in Waltham and Naperville.

  • How many offices does Brainshark have?

    Brainshark has 2 offices.