Founders

Nudge was co-founded in 2014 by former Eloqua executives, Steve Woods and Paul Teshima.

paul-teshimaPaul Teshima

CEO & Co-Founder

Email: paul.teshima@neednudge.com

Twitter: @pteshima

LinkedIn: /in/paulteshima

Speaker Profile:

Paul is the CEO and Co-founder of Nudge, a Modern Sales Platform that leverages relationship strength to help sales teams find and keep their best customers.

He is a successful technology executive who has run Services, Customer Success, Account Management, Support and Product Management teams.

As part of Eloqua’s executive team, Paul helped lead the company from $0 to over $100 million in revenue, then through IPO and a successful acquisition for $957 million by Oracle.

He’s a firm believer that company culture trumps strategy every time, and that storytelling is an essential part of creating a business. He has a successful track record as a leader with a strong focus on sales and customer engagement.

 

Past Speaking Engagements

 

Popular Talks
  • Lessons Learned from Building a Billion Dollar Startup
  • Customer Success: Moving From Art to Science

steve-woodsSteve Woods

CTO & Co-Founder

Email: steve.woods@neednudge.com

Twitter: @stevewoods

Linkedin: /in/stevewoods99

Speaker Profile:

Steve is the CTO and Co-founder of Nudge, a Modern Sales Platform that leverages relationship strength to help sales teams find and keep their best customers.

Steve founded and guided the building of Eloqua. He brought it to a market-leading position in marketing automation and demand generation, led it from $0 to over $100 million in revenue, then through IPO and acquisition by Oracle for $957 million.

He is an experienced SaaS CTO who is passionate about innovation, cloud computing, software evolution, and marketing automation and analytics.

Steve is also the author of the book “Digital Body Language,” which examines ways to decipher customer intentions online. He’s a frequent speaker at various forums involving B2B marketers and sales professionals.

 

Past Speaking Engagements

 

Popular Talks
  • The Antelope and the Refrigerator: Human Behaviour and the Evolution of Social Selling
  • Digital Body Language

 

Resources & References
Best Selling Author
Awards
Patents
  • Systems, Methods, and Apparatus for Analyzing the Influence of Marketing Assets