Groupize is growing its team with the addition of Michael Linhardt as Senior Director of Sales

Former GrubHub, International SOS, and American Express Global Business Travel sales executive joins Groupize as corporate meetings and events see an unprecedented resurgence

Groupize, the industry’s most innovative platform for meetings and events management, has announced a new appointment to its sales leadership team. Enterprise technology veteran Michael Linhardt has joined the company to spearhead sales efforts in multiple verticals as Groupize continues to expand.

Linhardt comes to Groupize with two decades of successful sales and business development leadership experience in travel, finance, security, and technology markets. He has held enterprise sales management roles at GrubHub, International SOS, and American Express Global Business Travel. 

“We are very pleased to have Mike join Groupize at such an exciting time in our journey,” said Alisa de Gaspe Beaubien, the company’s CEO. “As a well-respected sales executive with a proven track record in successfully expanding companies through strategic relationship building, he is an important addition to our team. Mike’s decades of expertise in travel and duty of care will benefit partners and customers as Groupize continues to  expand product functionality by vertical.”

As in-person meetings resume at a record pace,  it has become clear that relying on manual or legacy systems is no longer an option.  Groupize is the one solution that solves disconnected processes and streamlines collaboration to provide visibility,  duty of care, compliance, spend insights, and simplifying processes – providing automation on a global scale. The platform offers market-leading expert support and a frictionless implementation experience that requires minimal training and can be launched in a day.

“I have a passion for technology and help deliver the best solutions for each client,” shares Linhardt.  “I believe that integrity and character are at the core of the relationship I build with clients. Groupize is at a stage of its growth trajectory where my background fits incredibly well. I am thrilled to be surrounded by such a talented team of meeting and travel industry experts who always put the customer first.” 

With this appointment, Groupize continues to build for long-term growth as the meetings and event management technology provider of choice for global enterprises.

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