Jim Benton

EIR @ Color, Co-founder & Former CSO at ClearSlide

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Jim Benton is currently an EIR at Color Genomics where he focuses on enterprise GTM and strategy. Prior to Color, Jim was co-founder and COO & CSO at ClearSlide where he built a world-class GTM organization, raised $90M in funding with support from Felicis, Greylock, Bessemer, Social Capital, and Comcast Ventures, grew from a 2-person company to several hundred employees, completed 3 acquisitions, opened multiple sales offices and created the leading sales engagement platform. ClearSlide was acquired by Corel in December of 2017.

Prior to Clearslide, Jim was VP Sales at AdBrite (acquired by SiteScout), and Sr. Director of Sales at Ticketmaster via the Evite acquisition. He is passionate about building remarkable teams who create and deliver amazing product experiences that solve large, meaningful problems.


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