Experienced SaaS CMO Stijn Hendrikse Returns to Chief Outsiders and Pilots a New Service

“Executives-as-a-Service” firm welcomes back software marketing leader, who will serve Seattle’s robust on-demand technology market

Seattle, WA, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After building the Marketing team as CMO at Fluke Digital Systems, an AI/ML Software Company in Industrial IoT, Seattle-based Stijn Hendrikse has rejoined Chief Outsiders as a Partner.  

The SaaS and Cloud Marketing Leader bears a storied history at Chief Outsiders as a trusted marketing expert adept at growing and bolstering early and mid-stage startups.

After designing and building high-performance marketing teams for multiple subscription-based software companies (SaaS), Hendrikse is now leading a pilot at Chief Outsiders to test a new service specially for B2B SaaS companies.

The “CMO-as-a-Service” offering is optimized for Technology companies who have fast changing marketing leadership needs as they race through multiple growth stages. More details are available at https://saas-cmo.com/

During his tenure at Fluke Digital Systems, Hendrikse launched Fortive’s Accelix Brand as part of his role in building its SaaS marketing function.

Before his recent work at Fluke Corporation, Hendrikse developed and led marketing operations at myriad B2B SaaS startups including Acumatica, Mightycall, Atera, Cielo24, Energage, Comm100, LeadCrunch, and Bigtime. His experience also includes leading Microsoft’s global launch of the Office 365 cloud service in the Public Sector and SMB markets.

“We are thrilled to have Stijn back at Chief Outsiders – his expertise in the SaaS and Cloud spaces is needed in the Seattle market now more than ever,” said Karen Hayward, Managing Partner of Chief Outsiders’ West team. “The Pacific Northwest is a hotspot for subscription software and service startups eager to drive high ROI and scalable growth beyond the early adoption phase, and Stijn is ready to assist.”

Hendrikse is immediately available to emerging Seattle firms who need a trusted positioning, branding, and messaging expert who can turn stalled marketing departments into focused revenue generators.


About Chief Outsiders

Chief Outsiders, LLC is a nationwide “Executives-as-a-Service” firm, with more than 60 part-time, or fractional, Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) engaged from coast-to-coast. Unlike other strategic marketing and management consulting firms, each CMO has held the position of VP Marketing or higher at one or more operating companies. Chief Outsiders have served on the executive team of over 600 client companies to drive growth strategy and execution plans for a fraction of the cost of a full-time executive.

Because of its market-based growth plans, quality of leadership, and experienced team, Chief Outsiders has been recognized for the past four years by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest growing privately held companies in the US, and was recognized in the Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100. Chief Outsiders’ CEO Art Saxby and Principal Pete Hayes are the co-authors of “The Growth Gears: Using a Market-Based Framework to Drive Business Success,” an Amazon #1 best-seller for business owners and CEOs. For additional information about the companies who trust Chief Outsiders as their premier source for business growth acceleration, click here.


CONTACT: Sterling Wilkinson
Chief Outsiders

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