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Deputy Appoints Jaimie Buss as Chief Revenue Officer

November 13, 2023

Former Zendesk and VMware revenue leader joins to fuel the next phase of growth.

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Deputy, the world's premier software platform for managing shift workers, has announced the appointment of Jaimie Buss as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In her new role, Buss will lead Deputy's global sales, marketing, and strategic partnerships functions to further solidify Deputy's standing as the preeminent global platform supporting shift work industries and deskless workers.

As a seasoned executive with over two decades of SaaS experience, Buss joins Deputy from Articulate, where she served as CRO, leading sales, customer success, revenue operations, sales engineering, and sales enablement. Her impressive journey began at VMware, where she held various leadership roles and contributed to their massive hypergrowth and scale.

During her tenure at Zendesk, Buss played a pivotal role in the company's phenomenal growth, from $300 million to $1.3 billion in annual recurring revenue. Her leadership was instrumental in doubling the sales team to over 250 people while establishing and incubating essential new functions, including business development and the first renewal team in North America.

"We are thrilled to welcome Jaimie to Deputy as our new Chief Revenue Officer," said Silvija Martincevic, CEO of Deputy. "I am confident that her unique skill set, honed through years of experience in product-led growth (PLG), high-velocity and enterprise SaaS sales, will be a driving force in accelerating Deputy's global growth and impact on the world of shift work."

Reflecting on her appointment, Buss expressed her enthusiasm for the opportunity: "I am incredibly excited to join Deputy and be part of a team poised for remarkable growth. The opportunity to make a significant impact through technology to address the unique challenges faced by shift workers and the businesses who employ them is truly inspiring.

"Deputy's potential is undeniable,” Buss added. “The company is well-positioned in a market that's ready for innovative solutions. What attracted me to this opportunity was the chance to create impact on a truly global level and help the company reach its full potential. The talented team and collaborative culture at Deputy have me looking forward to the exciting journey ahead."

Buss’ appointment as Deputy’s first Chief Revenue Officer supports Deputy's clear commitment to sustained growth, expansion, and innovation.

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