SALT LAKE CITY, UT – November 21, 2016 – RizePoint, the global leader in compliance management solutions, today announced that Michelle Suzuki, Vice President of Marketing at RizePoint, has been named Marketer of the Year by the Utah Chapter of the American Marketing Association, an honor recognizing exceptional marketers for bold and innovative contributions to Utah’s business community.
“Michelle’s ideas and skills are positioning RizePoint as the industry leader for compliance software,” said Frank Maylett, President and CEO of RizePoint. “She continues to overachieve in her leadership role – she led the successful rebrand from Steton Technology Group to RizePoint, she increased marketing leads by 300% year over year, and she overhauled RizePoint’s user conference.”
Suzuki’s one-year anniversary with RizePoint coincided with the wildly successful and revitalized user conference, Engage. Under Suzuki’s leadership, she brought a Utah-based user conference to Las Vegas, added a two-track boot camp, and increased attendance by 133%.
“It is a real honor to be recognized among other top marketers and marketing programs in Utah,” said Suzuki.
A 22-year veteran of technology marketing, Suzuki has led worldwide marketing initiatives at renowned tech companies including EMC, Novell, and Ancestry.com. She joined RizePoint from LANDESK Software, where she was Director of Global Marketing. There, she led global demand generation, web development, corporate branding, and creative services teams. Suzuki holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Brigham Young University.
- RizePoint mobile and cloud-based software helps organizations improve the quality, safety, and sustainability of their products, services, and facilities.
- RizePoint’s software is used by 5 of the top 8 hospitality brands and 5 of the top 8 food service brands.
- RizePoint serves more than 387,000 users in 120 countries and territories, speaking 40 languages:
- 105,000 food service restaurants
- 27,000 hotels and resort properties
- 13,000 grocery and retail stores
RizePoint – formerly Steton Technology Group – is the global leader in software solutions that proactively safeguard enterprise compliance—for both internally-imposed standards and externally-imposed regulations. RizePoint software builds and protects brand equity by enabling a consistent customer experience. Our customers gather better data, see necessary actions earlier, and act faster to correct issues before they become costly liabilities. Considered the industry standard for food service, hospitality, and retail, RizePoint mobile and cloud-based solutions serve nearly 2 million audits with 200 million questions answered annually. RizePoint is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit RizePoint.com.
About Utah Marketing Awards
The Utah Marketing Awards, awarded by the Utah Chapter of the American Marketing Association, call attention to the behind-the-scene artisans of influence. The awards honor the craft of marketing and celebrate the impact marketers can make in the world, in 18 categories including Marketer of the Year, market research, and content marketing campaigns. For more information, visit http://utahama.org/events/umas/.
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