11 CEOs of Top SaaS Email Marketing Companies To Know About in 2020

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Shrushti

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Last updated: April 14, 2021

In this modern era, marketing has seen a pragmatic shift from traditional to digital.

Internet usage has increased, and customers have access to computers, mobiles, and tablets all the time. That means they can access information anytime they want. 

When it comes to digital marketing, email marketing is one of the best ways to attract and retain customers.

By 2019, half of the world’s population was using email. And the number is only going to increase to more than 4.3 billion by 2023. 

This article will shed light on some of the top CEOs of email marketing companies who are making a big name in the fastest growing SaaS industry. 

CEOs of Top SaaS Email Marketing Companies

The Figures for the number of employees and revenue stated below are subjected to our research from Linkedin and Owler.

Let’s have a look. 

Dmitry Kudrenko, eSputnik

Dmitry Kudrenko

Dmitry Kudrenko is the co-founder and CEO of eSputnik — an omnichannel marketing automation platform. He carries over 10 years of expertise in email marketing and 20 years in software development. 

eSputnik is an email marketing automation platform that has more than 30,000 loyal customers worldwide. They aim to help several business owners develop and manage multi-channel communications with their customers via emails, SMS, mobile push, web push, and more.

They help with customer segmentation, data gathering, and personalization to increase company revenue per customer. 

You can connect with Dmitry Kudrenko here.
No. of employees: 19
Company Revenue: $960,000

Rytis Lauris, Omnisend

Rytis Lauris

Rytis Lauris is the co-founder and CEO of Omnisend, an omnichannel marketing automation platform built for eCommerce. Founded originally in 2012 as Soundest, the email marketing automation platform rebranded with its shift to omnichannel marketing in 2017. Rytis has over 15 years of experience in the eCommerce and email marketing industry. 

Omnisend is an omnichannel marketing automation platform consistently among the top rated e-commerce platforms in the world. Known for its ease-of-use, Omnisend provides sophisticated automation workflows including a variety of channels such as: email, SMS, push notifications, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and more. 

You can connect with Rytis here.
No. of Employees: 77
Company Revenue: 10

Andrew Bialecki, Klaviyo

Andrew Bialecki

Andrew Bialecki is the founder and CEO of Klaviyo, which was established in 2012. Prior to that, he was working at RockTech as the CTO. He has completed his graduation from Harvard University. 

Klaviyo provides an online platform to help businesses scale their operations by delivering amazing email and web experiences. Till now, they have served over 10,000 businesses. They make use of data science to build a strong relationship with customers.

Stay updated about his work at LinkedIn.
No. of employees: 398
Company Revenue: $48.6M

Matt Highsmith, TailoredMail

Matt Highsmith

Matt Highsmith is the CEO of TailoredMail with a long history of working in marketing and brand management. He had previously worked in companies Apple Computer, Procter & Gamble, and more. Before TailoredMail, he was the EVP of Marketing for Intermind. 


TailoredMail is a simple yet robust email marketing platform. They are the only provider of video-in-email technology. Besides, they offer embedded-podcasts, predictive delivery, polls and quizzes, and more. They help create a visually appealing and highly personalized email that is tailored to each recipient.

Find him here.
No. of employees: 14
Company Revenue: $2 Million

Ignas Rubežius, MailerLite

Ignas Rubežius is the CEO of MailerLite that offers the simplest email marketing tool. Before MailerLite, he had also launched Mailer.it and ITEMA company. He has done his Master in International Management from ISM University of Management and Economics. 


MailerLite is designed to help you automate your email marketing. It is best suited for small businesses. It is quite easy to use and enables you to create and send eye-appealing email newsletters. In fact, you can also track your results. 

Follow him on LinkedIn to stay updated.
No. of employees: 5
Company Revenue: $3 Million

Nazzareno Gorni, MailUp

Nazzareno Gorni

Nazzareno Gorni co-founded MailUp in 2003. He earned his bachelor degree in Management Engineering from the Politecnico University in Milan, Italy. His part-time job involves teaching at the Executive Master in Social Media Marketing & Digital Communication at IULM University.


He has even co-authored several books, including Email Marketing published by Hoepli, 2009, and Email Marketing 2.0 by Hoepli, 2013.

MailUp offers a complete email delivery solution. It has more than 11000 clients from all over the world. In fact, MailUp went public with the IPO in 2014 on the AIM Italian Stock Exchange.

Besides, MailUp is driven by artificial intelligence that helps businesses with predictive marketing. It allows them to foresee their customers’ interests, and accordingly create tailor-made buying experiences to increase conversions. 

Find him here.
No. of employees: 121
Company Revenue: NA

Mathew Myers, Vision6

Mathew Myers

Mathew Myers is the co-founder and CEO of Vision6, an online email, social, and SMS software company. He is passionate about emerging technologies and investing in people with great ideas. Previously, he had also founded Outfound — a web-based application for talent acquisition. 

Vision6 is an advanced email marketing automation tool that enables businesses to create professionally designed templates with an easy-to-use drag and drop editor. Besides, they provide detailed reports to help you measure your ROI. They aim to take your business to a new height. 

Follow him on LinkedIn.
No. of employees: 38
Company Revenue: $6 Million

Pawel Sala, FreshMail

Pawel Sala

Pawel Sala is the co-founder & managing director of FreshMail, a cloud-based email marketing provider. He has written a best-selling book named ‘The Fresh Approach to Email Marketing.’ Other than that, he constantly publishes articles in magazines and on websites about marketing and internet business. He loves snowboarding and skydiving.

FreshMail is a cloud-based online platform that offers email marketing automation to all sizes of business. It is used by over 60,000 marketers and has served some of the big clients, including Timberland, WWF, Unicef, and more. They offer an intuitive and rich system to help you create impressive email campaigns.

In fact, they have received multiple awards in email marketing for delivering the highest ROI. 

You can connect with him here.
No. of employees: 70
Company Revenue: $5 Million

Jonathan Bull, EmailOctopus

Jonathan Bull

Jonathan Bull is the co-founder and CEO at EmailOctopus, which was established in 2014. He has studied B.Sc in Software Engineering from The Manchester Metropolitan University. Prior to EmailOctopus, he had worked at Opera Royal House as a Digital Developer. 

EmailOctopus offers email marketing automation tools that can be highly effective in designing your marketing campaign. To date, it has served over 30,000 customers. In fact, the company was featured on IndieHackers podcast #042. Some of its functionalities include seamless integration, analytics, and more.

Find him on LinkedIn.
No. of employees: 5
Company Revenue: $406,000

Eric Holmen, Splash

Eric Holmen

Eric Holmen is currently the CFO of Splash. For more than three years, he was the board member of cielo24. He has studied Journalism from Cuesta College and also holds a Post-Grad certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 


Splash assists businesses in creating meaningful event programs. It allows you to design templates, set up powerful data integrations, and create communication strategies. It helps save time by automating all mundane tasks and creating a streamlined workflow. 

Follow him.
No. of employees: 5
Company Revenue: $79 Million

Wellford Dillard, Campaign Monitor

Wellford Dillard

WellfordDillard is the CEO of the well-established email marketing platform — Campaign Monitor. He has done his MBA in Finance from the University of Maryland. Previously, he had worked as a CFO in several companies, including GetWellNetwork, Storyblocks, OPOWER, and more. 

Campaign Monitor is a part of the CM Group. Campaign Monitor empowers businesses by offering them a robust suite of email automation tools. Till now, they have served over 2 million marketers at 250,000 companies around the world. You can completely customize every aspect of your campaign. 

You can find him on LinkedIn.
No. of employees: 200
Company Revenue: $26 Million
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Shrushti K. Chaware Works as a Digital Marketing Executive, at SoftwareSuggest. She is a Sports lover and always curious to explore new stuff. When she is not working hard at work, she can be found writing, reading or just wandering.

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