Blend hires former ServiceNow and Snowflake head as new chief revenue officer

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blend Labs, Inc. (NYSE:BLND), a leader in cloud banking software, today announced technology industry veteran Dean Klinger as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Klinger most recently served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Key Accounts at Snowflake, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a market leader in cloud data warehousing and analytics (the data cloud ).

Reporting to Blend’s Head, Nima Ghamsari, Klinger will oversee Blend’s end-to-end customer journey. Klinger brings over 25 years of sales and leadership experience in the enterprise software space to Blend. He spent 12 of those years in various leadership positions in the SaaS cloud space selling highly technical solutions to enterprise customers.

Prior to Snowflake, Klinger held several leadership positions at ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company, most recently as Vice President of Major Sales, West.

“We are delighted to welcome Dean to Blend. He brings extensive experience at leading software companies such as Snowflake and ServiceNow, helping them quickly evolve into the businesses they are today,” said Ghamsari. “Blend continues to grow and gain market share in mortgage lending while gaining traction in our consumer and market banking businesses, and I know Dean will help propel our vision as a leading provider of cloud banking software.

Klinger previously held corporate sales leadership positions at leading technology companies including Data Domain, EMC and Cisco Systems.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Blend,” Klinger said. “What Nima and her team have created is, quite simply, the future of banking. Having an automated platform that takes the friction and manual processes out of our banking needs is not only essential, but expected in our already rapidly changing digital world.”

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Blend is the infrastructure that powers the future of banking. Financial service providers – from large banks, fintechs and credit unions to community and independent mortgage banks – are using Blend’s platform to transform their customers’ banking experiences. Blend powers billions of dollars in financial transactions every day. To learn more, visit www.blend.com.

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