MSIT Alumnus Sells Company to LinkedIn

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On July 26th, MSIT alumnus David Pessis had the sales engagement software company that he co-founded, PointDrive, acquired by LinkedIn. The acquisition comes after a year of LinkedIn serving as a customer to PointDrive, alongside other companies including Salesforce, Lockton, JLL, Huron Legal, and TransPerfect. PointDrive, a provider of sales tools that LinkedIn plans to use to empower its users, was founded in 2013 while David was still completing the MSIT program. To read the full story click here.