Dennis Dresser is a CRO executive-in-residence (EIR) at Bessemer Venture Partners, where he brings over 20 years of experience as a sales leader in large enterprise software and hyper-growth SaaS companies. As CRO in residence, he works closely with BVP-funded companies as an advisor across all go-to-market functions. Dennis was a sales leader at IBM when he first met BVP partner Byron Deeter whose company, Trigo Technologies, was acquired by IBM. Dennis reunited with Byron in 2010 when he joined Eloqua, another Bessemer-funded company, where he was the Americas Sales leader for a successful IPO and subsequent acquisition by Oracle in 2013. Most recently, Dennis was the Managing Director of Anaplan where he built and scaled the go-to-market functions from $5M revenue to over $170M in less than 4 years.
Dennis is married with two very active boys who keep him busy most weekends in various sporting events and away from practicing his other true love – Golf.