May 29, 2015 – Executive search firm Taylor Winfield has placed Melody Brown as senior vice president of sales at PayScale, Inc., based in Seattle. Ms. Brown has 16 years of sales experience with a focus in the technology industry. She joins PayScale from DataCore Software, an enterprise storage company, where she was VP of sales and channel. Previously, Ms. Brown was VP of online experience, digital marketing and inside sales at Safeco Insurance. She also founded and served as managing principal of Peak Consulting, driving sales effectiveness and developing innovative partner programs for VMware, Safeco, PTC, Oracle and other technology clients.
“We’re delighted to enhance our sales leadership team to capitalize on the market opportunity for modern compensation solutions,” said PayScale CEO Mike Metzger. “In addition, we increased our recruiting efforts to attract highly qualified professionals so the company can continue to innovate and accommodate our rate of growth.”
As the creator of the largest database of individual compensation profiles in the world, PayScale provides a snapshot of current market salaries through its online tools and software.
Established in 1987, Taylor Winfield focuses on providing executive search services for the internet & media, clean tech, software communications & hardware, professional & IT services, retail & consumer, education and non-profit sectors.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media