Episode 29

November 17, 2022

(Part 1) The Equation for Customer Success According to Gainsight w/ Peter Wride

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What does professional services look like at Gainsight, THE customer success company? How does customer experience influence customer success? How do you get the best customer outcomes? On the latest episode of the Professional Services Pursuit podcast, we tackle all these questions and more as we talk with Gainsight’s Senior Vice President of Professional Services and Upgrades, Peter Wride.

Other topics covered include:

  • Peter’s journey to his current role and the most compelling reason why he joined a customer success company
  • Some of Gainsight’s best practices for customer success
  • Aligning teams with the customer journey for a more cohesive experience
  • The importance of the sales to service handoff
  • What KPI’s Gainsight is measuring their services and deliveries by
  • The professional services onboarding process at Gainsight
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent brings more than 15+ year’s of leadership experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Delivery, Marketing services and product development firms to his technology role at Kantata. As the VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in identifying process improvement potential, business optimization and key health metrics for alignment and orientation.

With deep business understanding through an operator lens - Brent works with Kantata partner firms to refine intrinsic and extrinsic value drivers - giving firm principals the focus required for adoption, mobilization, value realization and ultimately - success.

Prior to joining Kantata, Brent was a client of the platform and held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, and independent marketing consulting firms.