Timeline

2012

Jan 2012 / Responsys named a Strong Performer in “The Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management (CCCM), Q1 2012”(January 2012) report

Jan 2012 / Responsys named a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Vendors, Q1 2012” (January 2012) report for the fourth time.

Mar 2012 / Responsys Expands Operations to Latin America

May 2012 / Responsys Hosts Interact 2012, The Interactive Marketing Event of the Year

May 2012 / Responsys Unveils the Interact Social Data Cloud

May 2012 / Responsys Named a Visionary in 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Multichannel Campaign Management

Jun 2012 / Responsys Showcases New School Marketing Success at Interact 2012 EMEA

Oct 2012 / Responsys Expands APAC Operations into Japan

2011

Jan 2011 / Responsys acquires remainder of Eservices.

Feb 2011 / Responsys Interact 2011 spotlights the New School of Marketing.

Mar 2011 / Responsys enhances existing integration with Adobe to help marketers bridge web analytics data and marketing campaigns.

Apr 2011 / Responsys goes public on the NASDAQ.

May 2011 / Responsys is positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Multichannel Campaign Management.

May 2011 / Responsys' Dan Springer is recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as Best CEO.

2010

Jan 2010 / Facebook surges past Yahoo as the number two most popular site in the U.S., drawing nearly 134 million unique visitors.

Jan 2010 / The world now spends over 110 billion minutes on social networks and blog sites.

Feb 2010 / More people are using the mobile web to socialize, 91%, compared to the 79% of desktop users who do the same.

Mar 2010 / Responsys launches Interact Campaign for Social Networks.

July 2010 / Responsys buys 50% stake in Eservices.

Aug 2010 / Responsys expands into Denmark.

Aug 2010 / Julian Ong (former General Counsel from SFDC and SuccessFactors) joins Responsys.

Dec 2010 / Responsys and Microsoft unveil new interactive email.

2009

Jan 2009 / There are an estimated four billion cell phones world-wide, which means about 4.5 billion people go without.

Mar 2009 / Awarded one of the best private and emerging technology companies by AlwaysOn.

Oct 2009 / Responsys launches first on-demand cross-channel marketing suite.

Oct 2009 / Responsys acquires Smith-Harmon, an award winning marketing digital-direct services firm.

Dec 2009 / Responsys ranked a Leader in Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q4 2009.

2008

Feb 2008 / Google overtakes Yahoo as number one popular site in the U.S.

May 2008 / Responsys is positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Campaign Management.

June 2008 / Responsys is listed in JMP Securities Top 100 Private Companies.

Oct 2008 / Responsys wins ClickZ Marketing Excellence Award.

Dec 2008 / Responsys continues its 'Email Reign', ranked a Leader in Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers.

2007

Apr 2007 / Responsys acquires Loyalty Matrix, an on-demand analytics firm.

Apr 2007 / Ed Henrich, VP of Professional Services (former CEO of Yesmail) joins Responsys.

Nov 2007 / Antonio Casacuberta, CTO, joins Responsys.

Dec 2007 / Responsys ranked a Leader in Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q4 2007.

2006

Feb 2006 / Responsys acquires INBOX Marketing, an award winning email creative agency.

May 2006 / Don Smith is appointed Chief Information Officer.

Aug 2006 / Chris Paul is appointed Chief Financial Officer.

2005

Aug 2005 / Responsys creates Cross-Channel Lifecycle Marketing - a new approach to email marketing which soon becomes the industry standard.

2005 / A University of Michigan study finds that 83% of cell phone users said cell phones made life easier, choosing it over the Internet.

Oct 2005 / Andy Priest, CCO (formerly of Epiphany) joins Responsys.

Dec 2005 Responsys ranked a Leader in Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q4 2005.

2004

Apr 2004 / Dan Springer is appointed CEO.

Jul 2004 / Scott Olrich joins Responsys as CMO/CSO.

2002

Jan 2002 / Responsys acquires NetAcumen.

2000

Nov 2000 / Responsys opens a London office.

1999

Mar 1999 / Responsys Interact was first launched - the industry's first, most advanced SaaS email marketing platform.

1998

Mar 1998 / Responsys was founded.

1993

1993 / The term "spam," meaning "unsolicited commercial email" was introduced.

1989

1989 / CompuServe was the first online service to offer Internet connectivity.

1971

1971 / The first email was sent between two machines. ARPANET, the foundation for today's global Internet e-mail service was created.

1967

1967 / The term ‘direct marketing’ believed to have been first used in a speech by Lester Wunderman, who pioneered direct marketing techniques.