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Cloud Software Association appoints AWeber partnerships leader as board chairman

SaaS distribution trade association board now led by Jake Wallace

SAN FRANCISCO, August 14, 2018 – The Cloud Software Association, the SaaS partnership network, has appointed Jake Wallace, strategic partnerships manager at AWeber, as Chair of the board. Wallace will further the association’s mission of bringing together SaaS vendors, resellers, distributors, marketplaces, channels, platforms and API services to build the market for cloud software distribution.

“Jake’s deep knowledge of software partnerships and integrations, as well as his dedication to collaboration, make him the ideal Chair,” said Sunir Shah, President and founder of the Cloud Software Association. “For example, having run successful Slack communities in the past, Jake saw the value this type of collaboration could bring to the association, which has enabled our members to connect and continue conversations from our annual SaaS Connect retreat.”

As the current partnerships manager for AWeber, a global provider of email marketing and automation software, Wallace drives customer and revenue growth by identifying, solidifying and building integration relationships. He has established programs that create mutually beneficial relationships between AWeber and its partners. Previously, Wallace lead partnerships at Zuppler.

“The community that CSA has built both online and offline at events like SaaS Connect is invaluable to partnership leaders across SaaS,” Wallace said. “Sharing honest struggles, big wins and best practices with fellow partnership and integration professionals is truly moving the market for SaaS distribution forward.”

For more information on The Cloud Software Association, please visit CloudSoftwareAssociation.com.

About The Cloud Software Association

The Cloud Software Association is the SaaS partnership network. We’re 2,000 companies building the market for SaaS distribution by working together on platform ecosystems, integrations, distribution and channel sales. For more information on the association and our annual SaaS Connect event visit CloudSoftwareAssociation.com.

About AWeber

AWeber, headquartered in Chalfont, PA., helps 100,000 businesses, entrepreneurs and bloggers increase sales and profits through its software suite of web-based email marketing and automation tools and educational online courses. AWeber seamlessly integrates with more than 450 partner software solutions. AWeber’s 24/7 Customer Solutions team has garnered multiple awards, including Stevie® Awards for Sales and Customer Service in 2018, 2017 and 2016. The privately held company was founded in 1998. For more information, visit aweber.com.