At the moment, Jim Benton, CEO at Refrain introduced the corporate has agreed to a merger with ZoomInfo for $575m.
I keep in mind assembly Roy Raanani, Refrain’ founder, greater than 5 years in the past, when he demoed the corporate’s capacity to investigate voice conversations in real-time, extracting phrases, detecting inflections in audio system’ impacts, and synthesizing understanding from sine waves to help account executives.
It was revolutionary. We linked on a shared curiosity in speech recognition applied sciences and determined to companion over a dinner at a steakhouse within the Union Sq. neighborhood of San Francisco.
A lot has occurred since then. Refrain helped create the Conversational Intelligence software program class that advanced from AI curiosity to must-have for contemporary gross sales leaders. The corporate gained over prospects like Zoom, MongoDB, Invoice.com, Adobe, Docusign, amongst many others.
Alongside the best way, Jim Benton joined the enterprise as CEO, accelerating our go-to-market, sharing insights with key gross sales leaders on The Weekly Briefing, and main the corporate to this terrific final result.
Congratulations to the complete Refrain crew at the moment, on an important final result, and reaching one more milestone within the journey to bringing Conversational Intelligence to each particular person in a go-to-market function!