October 6, 2020

Kevin Fliess joins Altum as Chief Marketing Officer

SaaS Software Veteran to Spearhead Global Marketing Efforts 

October 6, 2020 

RESTON, Virginia — Altum, Inc., a leading SaaS platform for research grants management, today announced that Kevin Fliess has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created role, Mr. Fliess will join the leadership team of the company and report to CEO Steve Pinchotti. Mr. Fliess will lead all marketing programs to enable accelerated adoption of the ProposalCentral platform by funders and researchers worldwide. 

Kevin’s B2B marketing expertise and his deep understanding of SaaS business models will be a great combination for Altum,” commented Mr. Pinchotti. “Throughout his career, Kevin has demonstrated his ability to successfully execute innovative, global marketing campaigns that help businesses of all sizes build awareness and drive demand. He’s a natural fit to join our team and lead marketing as we continue driving the positive momentum we have in the business.” 

“Altum is a great company with strong values, an inspired vision and innovative products that are empowering its global community,” said Mr. Fliess. “I look forward to helping Steve and Altum continue to tell their story to organizations around the world and working with my new colleagues as we define the future of grants management and open research.” 

Mr. Fliess brings extensive experience building B2B brands and leading innovative, fully integrated marketing programs. Mr. Fliess most recently held the role of Senior Vice President of Marketing at cybersecurity leader Cofense, where he guided the company’s strategic brand and demand generation efforts. Prior to joining Cofense, Mr. Fliess lead all commercial functions at ATPCO, a global airline pricing marketplace. Mr. Fliess also led marketing for Cvent’s Supplier Network and previously served as a Vice President of Product Marketing at SAP. Mr. Fliess holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Business Administration from San Jose State University. 

About Altum 

Altum is a software company driven towards the advancement of research. ProposalCentral is a cloud-based grants management platform designed to empower funders, connect the research community, and extend the impact of grant-making long beyond the award. Altum believes that research is most effective when it’s powered by a community. Altum shares an ambitious vision and an open mind-set, and their organization and platform are designed to foster true collaboration and partnerships. Altum’s headquarters is in Reston, Virginia.