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Lithium Technologies  Acquired by Vista Equity Partners (2017  amount undisclosed )

Pier 1, Bay 1A
San Francisco, CA 94111
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Peter Hess (2/28/2018)
President/COO/Operations: Kirk Yokomizo (2007)
Technology: Eddie Lo (6/30/2009)
Sales/Marketing: Justin F. Cook ; Tim Thornburg
Business Development: Byron Bardy
General Counsel/Legal: Celia Bauer
Customer Service: Mike Betzer

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Martin W. Brauns (Interwoven Former CEO) Peter Fenton (Benchmark) Gordon Ritter (Emergence Capital Partners General Partner) A. Brooke Seawell (NEA Venture Partner) Richard Yanowitch (The Entrepreneurs Group CEO) Jeffrey A. Miller (Redpoint Ventures) Geoffrey Moore (Mohr, Davidow Ventures Venture Partner) Ravi Mohan (Shasta Ventures Managing Director) Joe Fernandez (Klout Former CEO)
Former outside board: Micahel G. Thouati (Lithium Technologies Chairman);  Jimmy Wu (Dragonvision International CEO/Chairman)

Business description: Lithium software helps the world’s best brands build trusted relationships with customers. Lithium helps more than 300 iconic brands— including AT&T, Best Buy, Indosat, Sephora, Skype and Telstra — respond on social networks and build trusted content on a community they own. The 100% SaaS-based Lithium Social Customer Experience™ platform enables brands to build and engage vibrant customer communities to drive sales, reduce service costs, accelerate innovation and grow brand advocacy. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and our own community. Lithium is privately held with corporate headquarters in San Francisco and offices across Europe, Asia and Australia.
Customers include: Agitar TechnologiesATandTBarnesAndNobleCingular WirelessComcastDellDoubleClickeBayFileMakerFreescale SemiconductorGameStopGenius.comJuniper NetworksLogitech InternationalNational InstrumentsNintendoNokiaPalmPGPPitney Bowes PostiniRealNetworksRightNow TechnologiesSalesforce.comSanDiskSiebel SystemsSpatial Spatial PhotonicsSprintSymantecTeleTech Xilinx;  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences;  Adult Swim;  Approva;  Axiom Telecom;  Barclays;  Creative;  Firing Squad;;  Future Shop ;  Linksys;  Network Intelligence;  Paciolan;  Playstation;  RoadAndTrack;  Sage North America ;  Sephora ;  Sony Online Entertainment;;  Woman's Day;  Ziff Davis Media
Partners include: BayNoteGenesysOmniture On24 RightNow Technologies

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Sep 2013   Oct 2012
Capital raised: 152.0M
Last Round: 50.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Vista Equity Partners (2017  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Sapphire Ventures

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Record updated: Sep 2018
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2001
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Sep 2013   Oct 2012
Capital Raised: 152.0M
Last Round: 50.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Vista Equity Partners (2017  amount undisclosed )