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Meat & Potatoes Podcast

Apr 17, 2018

Today’s guest is AtlasRTX founder and CEO Bassam Salem. Bassam was born in Egypt, lived in France and England as a child, and then immigrated to the US as a teenager to attend university. Prior to AtlasRTX, Bassam was Chief Operating Officer at MaritzCX, the world’s largest customer experience technology company with annual revenues of $200 million.  As COO, he was responsible for all operations globally. His team spanned 18 offices around the world and numbered over 600 full-time and over 1,500 part-time staff.

Before MaritzCX, Bassam was Chief Business Officer at inContact, the largest cloud provider of enterprise software for contact centers. He was responsible for all customer and revenue operations of the $200 million, publicly-traded company (NASDAQ ticker is ‘SAAS‘). During his four-year tenure, the company’s market cap grew from $98 million to over $600 million. Bassam has been a leader in the Silicon Slopes community for a long time, which is what made this conversation so great.