Marty Beard - LiveOps
Marty Beard is President and Chief Executive Officer of LiveOps and serves on its board of directors. He is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of the company. Under his leadership LiveOps is capitalizing on the cloud, social and mobile revolutions to transform customer service interactions.
Prior to joining LiveOps, Marty was President of Sybase 365, the global leader in mobile messaging and mobile commerce services. As President, he grew the division 150% and helped solidify Sybase’s enterprise mobility leadership – a major reason for SAP’s $5.8B purchase of the company in July, 2010.
Prior to Sybase, Marty worked at Oracle where he was an early advocate of e-Commerce services as Vice President of Oracle Online. In this role he was responsible for driving Oracle’s e-business transformation, leveraging the web to improve customer sales and support.
He has served on the boards of directors for Harris Interactive and CTIA-The Wireless Association.
Marty obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, with a double-major in Rhetoric and History. He also holds an MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.