News & Press / January 31, 2023
SevenRooms Appoints First Chief Marketing Officer
Josh Todd brings two decades of experience building transformative marketing programs for high-growth SaaS companies to SevenRooms
NEW YORK (January 31, 2023) – SevenRooms, an industry-leading guest experience and retention platform for hospitality businesses, today announced the hiring of Josh Todd as its Chief Marketing Officer. Utilizing his passion for human connection and creating stellar experiences, Todd will spearhead SevenRooms’ global marketing strategy.
Josh most recently served as CMO at Mindbody from 2017 to 2022, where he helped grow revenue by 117% and played a pivotal role in connecting millions of consumers with tens of thousands of wellness businesses on the Mindbody Marketplace. Prior to Mindbody, Josh was CMO at Localytics where he helped grow the app engagement platform by 250%. He also served as VP of Marketing at email marketing pioneer Constant Contact, where he drove the company’s aggressive customer-acquisition efforts – with a focus on helping small businesses succeed in a hyper-competitive market. During his time at Constant Contact his efforts supported the company’s growth from 50,000 customers to over 500,000. Josh has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Human Behavior from Babson College and an MBA in Marketing from Colorado State University.
“As we head towards the next growth stage for SevenRooms, we are thrilled to welcome an experienced, proven leader in Josh to the team,” said Joel Montaniel, CEO & Co-Founder at SevenRooms. “Josh is a true full stack marketer, highly analytical and brings a strong point of view on what drives successful marketing organizations. His past experiences prove that he not only can drive customer-acquisition and revenue growth, but can do so in highly competitive industries. With a background rooted in doing what’s best for operators and a true passion for bringing incredible experiences to life, we know his customer-centric approach will help propel us into the future.”
In his new role as CMO at SevenRooms, Josh will continue his mission of helping business owners by empowering operators to create unforgettable hospitality experiences for guests – while also leading the planning, development and execution of the platform’s marketing efforts. He will also be responsible for ideating the strategies that will further cement SevenRooms’ as the leading guest experience and retention platform across new and existing markets.
“Over the past year, I was able to get to know Joel and the SevenRooms team and see the differences they are making across the hospitality industry through data and insights,” said Josh Todd, CMO at SevenRooms. “Throughout my career, I have been passionate about deepening the human connections and experiences within the industries I’ve worked in, and I immediately recognized that SevenRooms truly embodies the operator-first mentality, making this a natural move for me. I’m honored to join the team and look forward to bringing my expertise and storytelling to the table.”
To learn more about open roles on the SevenRooms Marketing team, please visit www.sevenrooms.com.
SevenRooms is a guest experience and retention platform that helps hospitality operators create exceptional experiences that drive revenue and repeat business. Trusted by thousands of hospitality operators around the world, SevenRooms powers tens of millions of guest experiences each month across both on- and off-premise. From neighborhood restaurants and bars to international, multi-concept hospitality groups, SevenRooms is transforming the industry by empowering operators to take back control of their businesses to build direct guest relationships, deliver exceptional experiences and drive more visits and orders, more often. The full suite of products includes reservation, waitlist and table management, online ordering, mobile order & pay, review aggregation and marketing automation. Founded in 2011 and venture-backed by Amazon, Comcast Ventures, Highgate Ventures and Providence Strategic Growth, SevenRooms has dining, hotel F&B, nightlife and entertainment clients globally, including: MGM Resorts International, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Wynn Resorts, Jumeirah Group, Wolfgang Puck, Michael Mina, Bloomin’ Brands, Giordano’s, LDV Hospitality, Zuma, Australian Venue Company, Altamarea Group, AELTC, The Wolseley Hospitality Group, Dishoom, Live Nation and Topgolf. www.sevenrooms.com
Bianca Esmond | Director, Brand Marketing