About OutLeap

David Karel brings over 20 years of experience driving go-to-market growth strategies, creating and leading new market categories, and developing world-class marketing teams for B2B tech companies.   

When you partner with OutLeap Marketing, you also have access to a rockstar bench of marketing talent (e.g., content marketers, product marketers, website and graphic designers, video production, demand gen specialists) that can be called on to support the engagement.

 
 
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More about David

He ran global product marketing for SaaS leader SuccessFactors through its IPO and beyond, where he helped drive a major repositioning and category creation effort that unlocked larger budgets and ultimately led to the company’s $3.6B acquisition by SAP.  

As Bizo’s CMO, he ran all aspects of the company’s marketing effort that helped scale the company from $3M to a $50M+ revenue run rate leading to the successful acquisition by LinkedIn.  At LinkedIn, David led the product marketing, customer lifecycle and vertical marketing efforts for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions (LMS), a $581M business FY2015.  

Most recently, David was CMO at Clari, the leader in AI for Sales. There, his team grew marketing’s direct contribution to new business to nearly 70% and successfully established a new market category that differentiated the company in an emerging space which helped increase its customer base 3X YoY.

Originally a New Yorker, David and his family have been in the Bay area for 20 years. He holds a MBA in Marketing from University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School and a B.A. in International Relations and Asian Studies from Tufts University.

 
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