Biographical Information

Clint Oram

Clint Oram is the chief marketing officer of SugarCRM, which he cofounded in 2004 with the goal of helping companies around the world turn customers into loyal fans. Formerly the company’s chief technology officer, Oram leads corporate development strategy and the alliances teams. Oram was one of the original architects and developers of the Sugar application and has focused on building out the product, company, partners, and community in a variety of executive roles.

Articles for Clint Oram

Modern Sales Reps Need Digital Tools—Lots of Them

The proliferation of data is just one of the challenges of an increasingly sophisticated sales landscape—and salespeople need all the digital help they can get.

Beware of CRM Bloatware

Is CRM becoming packed with too many features? Anything that's not focusing on the job of building customer relationships might be diluting your system's effectiveness.

Beware: 'Cloud' Doesn't Necessarily Mean 'Open'

Cloud-based SaaS solutions offer some great benefits, but be careful. Getting trapped in a proprietary cloud solution can lead to a loss of control—of your data, your security, and maybe even your career.