Growth Opportunity Consulting

McDonagh Growth Associates is led by C-suite powerhouse, Mariann McDonagh,
a serial growth strategist whose skill, will and determination has put high-tech companies on the map.

Mariann has had a storied career in the enterprise software market and she has led high performance teams through challenging business cycles, including the 2000 and 2008 economic downturns, achieving sustainable growth and lasting impact. Over the past 15 years, Mariann has successfully positioned and grown several businesses through start-up, rapid growth, realignment, product maturation, and turn around. She is a respected leader known for her clear vision setting and ability to facilitate cross organizational collaboration to achieve common goals. Highlights of her success include:


inContact, Salt Lake City, Utah — 2010-2015

Drove stock appreciation from $2.75 to $11 in five years. Architected successful channel, brand and demand strategies. Revamped product management and product operations functions. Created 5-year corporate development strategy.


Xtralis LTD, Melbourne, Australia — 2008-2010
PE Owned: Pacific Equity Partners

Positioned company for exit through combination of brand development, market expansion and demand generation. Successfully introduced several new completely differentiated products in a highly regulated environment. Executed three accretive acquisitions in two years.


Verint Systems, Melville, New York — 2002-2008

Repositioned the company from commodity logging to high-value big data player. Implemented global go-to-market strategies for multiple solutions lines. Executed nine successful acquisitions taking the company from $150M at IPO to approximately $1B in six years., Garden City, New York — 2000-2002
Angel Venture Funded

Created the category of Internet voting through a combination of thought leadership, government and public affairs strategy, and relentless PR focus. Crafted continuously evolving investor communications to secure ongoing funding. Developed expertise in vertical marketing and sales strategy.