Marc Troyan is the senior director of customer success research for TSIA. In this role, he works closely with member companies to deliver research and advisory programs focused on helping them optimize their customer success organizations and effectively deliver positive and successful customer outcomes.
Prior to joining TSIA, Marc was the Chief Customer Officer at Heap, where he led the account management, professional services, education and customer support teams. He designed and launched the company’s first NPS program, expanded customer success into EMEA, and led the move of the account management team from sales into customer success.
Marc came to Heap from SAP, where he was the head of customer success strategy for the SAP Customer Experience business unit. In this role, he built and launched a new customer onboarding and enablement program, created new consulting services offerings, designed a new “voice of the customer” program, and delivered a new customer lifecycle model that was deployed across all SAP Customer Experience product lines. In addition to the customer success strategy team, Marc led the value and adoption strategy consulting, product champions, onboarding and enablement, and business operations teams.
Marc was also senior vice president of customer success at Gigya (which was acquired by SAP), where he built the Customer Success department while also leading solution architecture, account management, customer support, identity strategy consulting, and sales engineering. In this capacity, he led the organization through 3x ARR growth, increased gross retention rate from 64% to 90+%, designed and launched Gigya’s voice of the customer program, and led the integration of the customer success team into SAP’s Customer Experience business unit.
In total, Marc has over 25 years of experience working for professional services and technology providers including Ernst & Young, Salesforce.com, and Adobe prior to joining Gigya. Since 2007, he has led Customer Success organizations of varying shapes and sizes. Building these teams and working with amazingly talented people has been his career highlight thus far.