Cien Completes $3.5M Financing Round Led By Global VC Firm Elaia

Company to accelerate its US market presence as spending on AI-powered sales solutions expected to grow 54% by 2022. Cien Inc., a leading provider of AI-powered sales productivity solutions, today announced the completion of a seed round totaling $3.5M, $1.2M million of which was provided by Global Venture Capital firm Elaia, with follow on from […]

How Salesloft Users Can Add a Qualitative Dimension to Their Sales Metrics

Using Cien’s AI, Salesloft users can measure the qualitative factors that influence a sales team’s performance such as team mood, work ethic, product knowledge and more.   In a post on the Salesloft blog, Cien CEO and Co-Founder Rob Käll discusses how Salesloft users can measure intangible metrics such as work ethic, product knowledge and […]

5 Metrics for Measuring Lead, Pipeline and Sales Talent

  How can you quantify a rep’s product knowledge or engagement ability? Leveraging data from 140M+ daily sales predictions, Rob Käll, Cien CEO, appeared on Donald Kelley’s The Sales Evangelist podcast and gave five metrics to measure your lead, pipeline and sales talent.   1. Lead Quality All leads are not created equal. By evaluating […]

Cien Chosen for Open Challenge at Mobile World Congress 2019

AI company showcases new guided selling capability Dallas and Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019 Cien Inc., the leading provider of AI-powered sales productivity solutions, today announced its participation in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Open Innovation Challenge and the unveiling of its new AI-powered “Cien Mentor” feature. MWC is the largest mobile technology event in […]

Serial Entrepreneur Rob Käll on The SaaS Podcast

“Before starting his first company, Rob worked at an enterprise software company, calling it his “Office Space days,” but decided that wasn’t what he wanted to do anymore.” Cien’s CEO and co-founder Rob Käll joined Omer Khan on The SaaS Podcast to reflect on his personal journey as a serial entrepreneur in the world of […]

Cien on Outreach’s Sales Engagement Podcast

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“It’s not that a rep has to be amazing at everything. They just can’t be terrible at anything.” – Rob Käll, Cien CEO. Cien’s CEO and co-founder, Rob Käll joined Joe Vignolo on Outreach’s Sales Engagement Podcast. Outreach.io is a leading sales engagement platform that accelerates revenue growth by optimizing interactions throughout the customer lifecycle. […]

Cien to Present at BarcelonaTech R&D Day

Cien’s CEO Rob Käll and lead data scientist Malgorzata Wiejacha will be addressing data science students at BarcelonaTech as part of the University’s R&D Day 2019. The Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) commonly referred to as BarcelonaTech, is hosting the UPC Masters R&D Day 2019, an event aimed at helping companies and organizations present their […]

Cien Opens Center of Excellence for Data Science and AI

The purpose of the Center is to understand B2B buyer and seller behavior by analyzing CRM data. DALLAS and MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2018 Cien Inc., a leading provider of AI-powered sales productivity solutions, today announced it closed a seed equity round and obtained financing, via Spain’s Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI). The proceeds totaling over $1.8M USD will, among […]

Rob Käll Addresses International AI Conference

Cien Co-Founder and CEO Rob Käll addressed the attendees of the 2018 Artificial Intelligence International Conference in Barcelona. In a lively presentation, Rob Käll covered a touched on variety of ways in which machine learning is set to change our lives, including technology sales, dating and job searching. Building on concepts borrowed from data science and […]

Rob Käll on Salesforce’s Quotable Podcast

“How do you define sales productivity in your organization? Is it to automate a task and move a deal along the pipeline more quickly? Or is it to add value based on what you are given versus what you produce?”- Rob Käll   Cien’s CEO and co-founder, Rob Käll joined Kevin Micalizzi on Salesforce’s Quotable […]

Rob Käll on Marylou Tyler’s Predictable Prospecting Podcast

What is a good lead, what is a bad lead? How should you evaluate when you’re giving it to a sales development rep? Cien’s CEO Rob Käll connects with revenue growth expert and bestselling author Marylou Tyler on her Predictable Prospecting Podcast. Rob and Marylou talk about how sales teams can use AI to improve […]

The New Sales Algorithm with Rob Käll

We’re modeling human behavior to help sales leaders and reps understand what really drives success.- Rob Käll , CEO    Cien’s CEO, Rob Käll had the pleasure of connecting with Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Glucklow from the Sell or Die Podcast. Rob’s mission is to help sales organizations use of artificial intelligence (AI) to be […]