Insightful Science bolsters leadership team with high-level sales and marketing expertise to accelerate growth initiatives

  • Marta DeBellis, Chief Marketing Officer of Adobe and Intel, Joins as Chief Marketing Officer

  • Rapid7 Go-to-Market Growth Strategist Stephanie Furfaro Named Chief Revenue Officer

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insightful Science, the global leader in scientific R&D software that connects science, data and decision-making, today announced the appointments of Marta DeBellis as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO ) and Stephanie Furfaro as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). These appointments further strengthen the leadership team as the company continues to grow exponentially and expand the reach of its search and data solutions.

Today, Insightful Science includes the Dotmatics enterprise platform and top apps for scientists, including SnapGene, Geneious, and GraphPad Prism. In 2021, Insightful Science deployed approximately $1 billion in capital to acquire five cutting-edge science software applications that are essential to laboratory research. The company’s offerings reach two million scientists and more than 10,000 customers, signaling a significant transformation in the future of software and data management in scientific research and development laboratories.

Marta DeBellis has global marketing expertise for B2B SaaS companies with annual recurring revenue (ARR) in the hundreds of millions to billions. She has held leadership positions at industry leaders Adobe, Intel, MRM/McCann Worldgroup and Instructure. Marta’s most recent role as Global CMO at HireVue included driving go-to-market strategy, brand positioning and growth initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. As CMO at Insightful Science, Marta is responsible for brand leadership and extending the reach of the company’s solutions, drawing on her extensive experience from large public companies and growing private equity firms to drive digital transformation in Science.

Stephanie Furfaro is an expert in building and scaling global sales teams and clients, from startups to high-growth public companies. She led global client teams through the transition to SaaS-based sales models and developed new sales and channel teams to accelerate revenue growth. Prior to joining Insightful Science, Stephanie worked for cybersecurity platform company, Rapid7, most recently as Senior Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships, where she built and led customer-facing teams as the company increased its revenue from $20 million to more than $450 million. As CRO at Insightful Science, Stephanie is responsible for leading the global business organization for the Dotmatics enterprise platform.

Insightful Science continues to strengthen its leadership team with recent announcements of a new CFO, Rebeca Sanchez Sarmiento, and Dotmatics President, Mike McKee, both of whom have demonstrated leadership in public technology companies. These developments support the company’s growth plans, including preparation for a potential IPO.

Thomas Swalla, CEO of Insightful Science, added: “Marta and Stephanie join the company at a very exciting time after a year of record growth. Both bring invaluable expertise and leadership experience in growing and scaling public companies and will be essential in helping to accelerate our trajectory. Our ability to attract high caliber industry leaders is a testament to the strength of our senior team, the transformative impact of our combined solution, and the values ​​we hold as a company. We look forward to working with Marta and Stephanie to help us achieve our mission of accelerating scientific innovation for a healthier, cleaner and safer place to live.”

Insightful Science is a private portfolio company of Insight Partners, the leading global venture capital and private equity firm that invests in high-growth technology and software companies.

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