SparkPost to Present at The Montgomery Summit

Selected from 4,000 Nominated Companies, SparkPost CEO Phillip Merrick Will Highlight the Company’s Early Exponential Growth, Competitive Position and Plans for the Future

SparkPost, the highest-performing cloud email service available, today announced that its CEO Phillip Merrick has been selected to present at the annual Montgomery Summit to an invited audience of 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists. As part of Merrick’s presentation on Wednesday, March 9, he will provide an overview of SparkPost’s business growth, best-in-breed technology, and detail how the company secured its market position as a leader in email services.

This opportunity comes on the heels of SparkPost’s banner year in 2015 that included the expansion of its technology offerings as well as record revenue for the company, attaining 8 figures of new SparkPost cloud revenue in just over 6 months. Since its introduction in 2015, SparkPost’s “enterprise class” cloud email services have attracted prestigious brand name clients such as Pinterest, the Financial Times, Zillow and CareerBuilder. In a very short timeframe, SparkPost has solidified its position as the most authoritative name in email services, moving more than 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email and processing billions of messages per month.

“No company is more invested in the success of cloud email services than SparkPost, as evidenced by our ever-growing list of customers and ongoing technology development. Our commitment to innovation has contributed to SparkPost’s leadership position,” said SparkPost CEO Phillip Merrick. “We have seen a tremendous amount of success in the last year, and are confident that this upward trajectory will continue as more companies discover how the power of our email platform can transform their marketing efforts by enabling personalized one-to-one customer communication.”

This year, a global committee of senior investors from top venture capital and growth funds, prior Summit attendees, researchers, entrepreneurs and Summit partners and staff selected 140 companies to present from over 4,000 nominations. Nominees were evaluated according to company sector, stage, growth and engagement metrics, as well as additional considerations including management and vision.

“The caliber of companies nominated for this year’s Summit was higher than ever and the selected presenters will provide excellent insight and expertise into their respective and rapidly evolving fields – from enterprise data to financial technologies to connected devices,” said Jamie Montgomery, founder of The Montgomery Summit. “Our goal is to connect technology’s best entrepreneurs with incredible investors, partners and advisers and to facilitate meetings that will lead to success for all parties.”

About SparkPost

SparkPost is the world’s #1 email infrastructure provider. Customers including LinkedIn, Twitter, Groupon, Marketo, Zillow, Pinterest and Comcast send over 3 trillion messages a year, more than 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email. These companies chose us to provide the deliverability, speed and insight they need to drive customer engagement for their business. Follow us on Twitter @SparkPost or go to


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