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SOURCE BinWise, Inc.
Former OpenTable executive John Martin brings over 25 years of restaurant experience to BinWise, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software company managing restaurant beverage programs, today announced that John Martin has been named Vice President of Sales. Martin will be responsible for the entire sales operation at BinWise.
"We are thrilled to have John join the BinWise team," says BinWise President and CEO Doug Hickey. "He will be a tremendous asset to sales growth and strategy."
John worked in restaurants for 11 years before he was hired as the first sales person and 20th employee at OpenTable. At OpenTable, John was one of the top three sales performers annually from 1999 thru 2004. He won Account Executive of the year in 2003, and was promoted to Director of Sales in 2005. As Director, he was responsible for Mexico and the Western U.S. and Canada.
"John was one of the key members of the Open Table team over the past 10 plus years," says Hickey. "We look forward to him taking BinWise to the next level. He is a true professional and we are honored to have him join our world class team of customers and employees."
In the 16 months prior to joining the BinWise team, John helped several startups launch go-to-market plans including sales and execution plans for new customers. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami. He also currently serves as an Advisor to ChowNow, and was a board member of GirlVentures and The Ross School.
"We are very happy to hear that John has joined the BinWise team, and we look forward to many more great things to come," says Taylor Parsons, Beverage Director of the Mozza Restaurant Group.
About BinWise, Inc.
BinWise is the only way to smoothly run a successful beverage program in a single application. The company's first product, RealWineLists, was created by wine professionals for wine professionals. The cloud-based software links purchasing, barcode inventory management, point of sales and real-time wine lists, available on pdf, html or iPad, on one platform.
BinWise provides transparency to restaurant beverage management and is being used by restaurants, hotels, corner bistros as well as Wine Spectator Grand Award winning restaurants. Restaurant groups currently using RealWineLists are the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, Mozza Group, Alta Marea Group, Rosewood Hotels, CorkBuzz and A16. Clients use BinWise to manage not only wine, but also beer, spirits, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, cigars, food and glassware.
BinWise was funded in March 2012 by ACP, a private equity firm based in New York and is based out of the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco.
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