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Chief Sales Officer

Larry shurtz

Larry Shurtz is the Chief Sales Officer at Genesys where he oversees the company’s global go-to- market strategies, including commercial activities, field sales and partner ecosystem operations.

Larry has nearly three decades of experience in the software industry, most recently as Chief Revenue Officer at Confluent, where he led the company to deliver more than 60% revenue growth, doubled customer count and beat all street-guided metrics for seven publicly reported quarters. Prior to that, Shurtz spent a decade with Salesforce leading a 1,300-person team to $ 2.1B in revenue.

Previously, he led the Salesforce Financial Services and Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations, where his team launched the first purpose-built vertical solution, Financial Services Cloud.

Prior to Salesforce, Larry was an area vice president at Oracle, where he led national teams in both the Consumer Packaged Goods and Aerospace industries.

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