Heidi Melin

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Polycom

Heidi Melin joined Polycom in September 2007 as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. She is responsible for Polycom's high-touch marketing strategy which includes global branding and corporate identity, field and channel marketing, corporate communications, analyst relations, enterprise solutions, demand generation, and events.

A marketing veteran with more than eighteen years of corporate and agency experience, Heidi brings a proven track record of successful, award-winning marketing programs that deliver bottom line results. Prior to joining Polycom, Heidi served as chief marketing officer at Hyperion Solutions, the leader in business performance management and business intelligence, and as group vice president of Marketing for PeopleSoft. Prior to joining PeopleSoft, Melin worked for leading technology advertising agency Hodskins Simone and Searles, where she was responsible for the strategic direction of integrated marketing programs for a variety of high tech clients.

At Hyperion, Heidi led a successful global brand strategy and corporate re-positioning initiative which contributed to its recognition as a leader in two Gartner Magic Quadrants and IDC’s 2006 Marketing Performance Matrix. At PeopleSoft, Heidi led the marketing services organization, managing a global team of 160 marketing professionals. Heidi holds a BA in Political Science from Willamette University.

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