Benchmark tested, market proven

Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995 to help organizations make more informed decisions. Vanguard has continued to push the boundaries with analytics, machine learning, statistical forecasting, and artificial intelligence. 

Working with market leaders from across the Fortune 100 to the midmarket, Vanguard has developed the most advanced and accurate planning solution in the world. With a global network of partners and a market-leading, cloud-based mesh network, customers and analysts alike are impressed with Vanguard.

Today, companies across every major industry and from more than 60 countries rely on Vanguard planning solutions. This global presence stems from our commitment to solution innovation, customer support, and responsible management. The products and services you rely on today will evolve, without service disruption, as your needs and process maturity levels grow.

Known today as leaders in probabilistic planning enabled through Monte Carlo simulation, Vanguard Software remains at the vanguard of innovation.

Rob Suggs

Rob Suggs

CEO

Rob is Vanguard’s founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Darden. Prior to founding Vanguard in 1995, Rob built a career in technology strategy, assessing the risks and opportunities of emerging technologies to guide C-level decisions. Today, Rob directly manages all research and development activities at Vanguard in addition to his role providing executive leadership and oversight.

Neal Goffman

Neal Goffman

Chief Operations Officer

Goffman has over 15 years of experience in the SaaS industry, taking products through the entire cycle from concept to delivery. Before joining Vanguard, Goffman contributed to several successful start-up exits and he was an innovation leader at IBM, overseeing delivery of IBM Watson projects for the public sector, including such domains as artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, and advanced analytics.

Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis

Executive Vice President

Brian has over 15 years of experience in predictive planning, advanced analytics, and supply chain optimization. Prior to joining Vanguard, Brian worked at Ford Motor Company and UPS. He has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a MSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Eric Manzon

Eric Manzon

Vice President

Eric has been providing forecasting and custom solutions to Vanguard customers for over a decade, with over 25 years of experience architecting, designing, and developing solutions for large scale businesses. He has worked as a consultant for IBM, Oracle, and BEA to numerous customers including Kodak, The Hartford, Blue Cross, CBS, and more. Eric has a MS in Computer Science from Clemson University and a BA in Computer Studies from Northwestern University.

Amy King

Amy C. King

Vice President of Marketing

King is passionate about bringing Vanguard customer successes to the market. She has over 15 years of experience in the data and software industries, where she specializes in building high-functioning marketing teams while growing brand awareness and demand. With a background in both start-ups and well-established companies including Ghostery, Valassis, and Zaloni, King focuses on product-based marketing initiatives supported by reporting and scalable marketing automation.

Ashley Epler

Ashley Epler

Business Analyst

Avi Falek

Avi Falek

Director of Solutions Architecture

Ben Fitzgerald

Ben Fitzgerald

Software Engineer

Bob Joyce

Bob Joyce

Senior Business Analyst

Bojan Poluga

Bojan Poluga

Inside Sales Executive

Corne Rutherford

Corné Rutherford

Senior Trainer

Edward Macey

Ed Macey

Senior Project Manager

Ian Lloyd

Ian Lloyd

Marketing Analyst

James Walker

James Walker

Senior Software Engineer

Jeff Heinz

Jeff Heinz

Senior Business Analyst, Supply Chain SME

Jessie Luchsinger

Jessie Luchsinger

Senior Business Analyst

Joe Melton

Joe Melton

Senior Software Engineer

Jordan Jahja

Jordan Jahja

Software Engineer

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Jordan Lewis

Implementation Engineer

Jose Medina

Jose Medina

Systems & Security Engineer

Julie Carlino

Julie Carlino

Technical Writer

Kaitlin Suggs

Kaitlin Suggs

Digital Media Producer

Kat Franklin-Kent

Kat Franklin-Kent

Business Office Manager

Kyle Trainor

Kyle Trainor

Implementation Engineer

Lori Power

Lori Power

Senior Project Manager

Luke Collins

Luke Collins

Inside Sales Executive

Marie Cross

Marie Cross

Client Partner

Michael Hargroder

Michael Hargroder

Sales Engineer

Nate Myles

Nate Myles

Account Executive

Nate Reynolds

Nate Reynolds

Software Engineer

Nathan Goldstein

Nathan Goldstein

Director of Channel Management

Rob Jordan

Rob Jordan

Inside Sales Executive

Roger Russell

Roger Russell

Implementation Engineer

Shawn Witham

Shawn Witham

Senior Software Engineer

Stephen Hicks

Stephen Hicks

Account Executive

Subhajit Guha

Subhajit Guha

Senior Project Manager

Susan Davis

Susan Davis

Senior Accountant

Tina Kasic

Tina Kasic

Project Manager

Ty McDuffie

Ty McDuffie

Project Manager

Wor Thongthai

Wor Thongthai

Software Engineer

Zak Broddle

Zak Broddle

Implementation Engineer

Careers

Sales & Marketing

Sales and Marketing Operations Manager

Responsibilities include

  • Maintain, administer and update Salesforce, including connections with other applications
  • Build and manage sales and marketing dashboards, reports, funnel analytics, lead analysis and sales performance metrics via Salesforce
  • Ensure proper lead flow, lead quality, sales data accuracy, and staff engagement within Salesforce and Outreach
  • Oversee the marketing software and tools management
  • Analyze marketing and sales performance, identifying steps in the funnel for improvement
  • Maintain Salesforce Partner Portal and ensure partners are credited for their contributions
  • Use Google Analytics and other marketing tools to assist Marketing Growth Manager in growing top-of-funnel leads through increased web, social, and paid engagement
  • Collaborate across Sales, SE, Partner, and Marketing channels for aligned reporting and analytics
Requirements
  • BA in Marketing or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of Sales Operations or Marketing Operations experience
  • Salesforce Certification or equivalent experience
  • Ability to create dashboards, analytics, and insights from Salesforce
  • Experience with Pardot, Zoominfo, and Outreach a plus
  • Working knowledge of Google Data Studio a plus
  • Experience with marketing funnel analytics a plus

 

Full Job Description

Growth Marketing Manager / Demand Generation Manager

Responsibilities include

  • Grow top of funnel leads through strategic mix of marketing automation activities
  • Manage Pardot email campaigns, growing both list size and campaign success
  • Execute social media posts, measure their engagement, and improve followership
  • Optimize paid advertising strategy and execution across Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook, increasing engagement and conversions
  • Manage and execute SEO/SEM strategy, working with team members to optimize content, website, and campaign assets
  • Own monthly webinar planning and execution
  • Increase company links and presence on 3rd party websites and manage linking strategy
  • Build and monitor reports to analyze growth in web traffic, email lists, social followers, ad engagement, SEO rankings, and demo requests
  • Work closely with content marketing to drive performance with high-engagement content
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing Operations, Sales, SE, and others to increase quality leads
Requirements
  • BA in Marketing or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of demand generation, growth marketing, or marketing automation experience
  • Demonstrated successful use of marketing tools to increase demo requests
  • Experience in growing email lists, social followership, and website traffic
  • Experience with SEO/SEM, with a strong knowledge of content optimization
  • Ability to drive paid ad performance across Google, LinkedIn, Facebook
  • Enthusiasm for data-driven marketing, you love to constantly check the metrics

 

Full Job Description

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Other Operations

Vanguard Software Corporation Headquarters

5000 Centregreen Way

Cary, NC 27513

Proven performance

Billion dollars in forecasts managed

Countries wordwide

Customers from small businesses to global industry leaders

What our clients have to say

Joachim Schwarzkopf MBA, PhD

Senior Portfolio Manager, Novartis – Vaccines & Diagnostics

"We are making strategic decisions that have long-term impacts on our business. Without Vanguard, we would not have the visibility and analysis we need to make the right decisions."

Ana Rodriguez

Director, Enterprise Applications and Integrations

"Vanguard has enabled Skullcandy to be more automated and calculated with our Demand Planning. The usability and thorough on-boarding and configuration process offered by Vanguard enabled us to completely migrate from our historical software very quickly"

Brent Phillips

Director of Demand Planning at Traeger Grills

“Our team selected Vanguard Software because we believe they are the best solution for our current demand planning needs and future supply planning needs.”

Renee Thomas Jacobs

CEO, Buy Auto Parts

"From the first time we loaded our data into Vanguard, we've been happy with the results. Between heightening our understanding of sales cycle curves, the immense flexibility, and responsiveness of the platform, and providing a single view of all items and categories, we've had a very positive experience."

Jim Cafferty

Lead Evaluator for Winzer

“One vendor stood head and shoulders above the others through the process — Vanguard Software. Vanguard consistently worked harder and provided more tangible, high-quality data and answers to questions than any other competitor.”

Vijay Ramadoss

IT Technical & Management Expert

"Vanguard is really easy to use and allows you to quickly pull demand data to use to support the business. Vanguard’s staff is always willing to help out with any question/concern I have about the system/information. Vanguard’s onsite training was extremely beneficial to help learn the tricks of the tool."

Geoffrey Taylor

Logistics and Inventory Manager, AFT Pharmaceuticals

"We looked for a software which could deliver the necessary requirement for our business and allows for customization. Vanguard has that capability and proven to be a reliable software, with a good supporting team behind it."

Cameron Yee

Business Analytics Manager, Buy Auto Parts

"After reviewing five different forecast systems, Vanguard excelled in all our requirements. Vanguard has great visualization and interface tools to assist with Ad-hoc and strategic analysis. The ability to measure statistical forecast accuracy greatly adds merit to the competency of the system. What really sold us was the exceptional customer service support to maximize the full potential of the software."

David White

Business Intelligence Manager, Endeavour

"After the initial Pre Sales demonstrations to our prospects, the most common statement is not whether they wanted to go ahead, it is when should we start the trial."

Ewelina Piasecka

Demand Planning Manager, Sensata Technologies

"Vanguard brought massive, positive improvements to purchasing, confidence, and stock reduction. Their system helped us stabilize production. That saved us money, but it also enabled us to grow the business more sustainably. Instead of managing spikes in demand, we achieved much greater stability in production scheduling and fulfillment."

Curt Mason

Financial Analyst, Francesca's

"We use Vanguard to effectively create and distribute sales plans to our field leadership to help them manage their business units."

Dave Palew

Director of Supply Chain, Aurobindo Pharma USA

"At its core, Vanguard Forecast Server is a user-friendly forecast generator with powerful analytical tools and easy-to-read reports. As users become more adept with the system, their ability to manage and manipulate forecasts increases tremendously. The results are consistently more accurate forecasts, time and again, and better forecast accuracy leads directly to a better bottom line for our business."

Marcia Ferrill

Assistant Director, Planning and Development – Kansas Department of Transportation

"Vanguard's forecasting process makes us so much more effective as an agency, especially when every dollar really counts."

Patty Thompson

Sr. Accountant, SDOT

"South Dakota DOT had heard from another State DOT about how they forecast their cash, and because we had been looking for that type of system, we spoke with that agency and decided to inquire about getting a similar system tweaked to fit our needs."

Tim Oligmueller

Director of Business Intelligence, Keen Footwear

"The reason I chose Vanguard was the quality of the pre-sales support and assistance in setting up a proof of concept with our actual data. While functionality was similar between all the choices your team and immediate sales support are what closed the deal."

Chris Patterson

Demand Planning Manager, Natrol

"Vanguard is a premier forecasting tool for businesses of all sizes. The data flexibility, reporting tools, continuous support is why we chose Vanguard over other software solutions."

Carl Turner

Vice President of Supply Chain, Mayne Pharma

"Our company grew rapidly with the acquisition of a large number of products that more than doubled our SKU (stock-keeping units) base. We were implementing a robust Sales and Operations (S&OP) process and needed a tool to assist our team in forecasting demand. We evaluated multiple solutions and continued to return to Vanguard based on their solution and the quality of their design and support team. Since implementing Vanguard we have seen a substantial improvement in our forward-looking forecast as measured by our Mean Absolute Percentage Error. We are confident we made the right selection in choosing Vanguard."

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