GDS Group, a global leader in immersive event experiences that connect executive leadership with world-class subject matter experts, appoints Brendan Condon as new Chief Revenue Officer to play a pivotal role in accelerating the company’s go-to-market strategy.
Brendan brings extensive experience managing private equity-backed companies and public corporations. He brings a track record of revenue growth, specializing in multi-platform initiatives within advertising, sales, consumer marketing, strategic planning, operations, and finance.
Previously, holding the position of Global Chief Revenue Officer at Captify – the leading Search Intelligence Platform for the open web and the largest independent holder of first-party search data outside of Google. Before that, the position of Chief Revenue Officer at Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable as well as Managing Director at AOL Time Warner.
Brendan is also an Executive in Residence at corporate advisory and investment banking firm, Progress Partners. He is passionate about scaling innovative businesses and taking them to new heights of success.
Brendan holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.
“I am extremely excited to be joining GDS Group at such a significant time on its journey. In an age of digital disruption, I really feel that as a business we are onto something special. With a clear strategy, I’m looking to heighten the awareness of our brand globally by taking the GDS Group brand to new audiences around the world. So, hold on tight because the ride is gonna’ go fast and furious.”
Brendan Condon, CRO of GDS Group
Brendan joins GDS Group at a pivotal time of accelerated growth. In just over two years, GDS has elevated its immersive event experiences to bring real human interaction into the digital world by connecting global business leaders with solutions that enable organizations to drive transformational change.
Brendan’s appointment as CRO follows a record-breaking couple of years for the company with the group recording a staggering 98% YoY growth from 2021 to 2022.
With the appointment of GDS’ new CRO, the company is gearing up for the next phase of transformation and growth.
“I am excited to have Brendan join my executive team to lead our growth strategy as we continue to meet the evolving needs of our clients. He brings a depth of experience driving high-performing teams that deliver results. Brendan will be pivotal in scaling our business as we pursue our vision of helping businesses outpace the speed of change and take GDS Group to the next level.”
Charles Oakley, CEO of GDS Group
About GDS Group
GDS Group is a global B2B solution provider of insight, content, pipeline growth and production services delivered through our virtual platforms and face-to-face experiences.
This is built upon our thirty years of expertise, connecting c-suite executives with real-life, real-time human interactions to help solve their shared challenges and accelerate projects.
Being a technology pioneer and marketing services provider, we produce unique immersive experiences and create unparalleled access to industry thought leadership to enable transformation within their organisations.
Trusted by the world’s leading brands, our mission is to be our client’s pipeline partner by bringing business solutions and targeted audiences together, within dynamic environments, so together we outpace the speed of change.