Press Release

ByDesign Technologies Welcomes Bob Hipple as Vice President of Sales

Jerry York appointed to Global Vice President of Sales to accelerate international growth and expansion plans

(Tampa, FL) ByDesign Technologies, the leading provider of software for the direct selling industry, is pleased to announce that industry leader, Bob Hipple has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Bob will focus on expanding the adoption of ByDesign’s Freedom Solution in North America. Jerry York will focus on accelerating ByDesign’s international opportunities.

“Having recently completed a full time, 18-month church mission, I am delighted to be back serving in the direct sales industry. I have always been impressed with ByDesign’s rich culture of innovation, exceptional talent and outstanding client support. I am very excited to join ByDesign in their role of leading our industry into a new era of technology for direct selling companies.” said Bob Hipple.

Bob brings more than 20 years of sales and leadership experience to ByDesign. Since 2005, Bob has been creating inspiration nationwide as a dynamic keynote speaker, author and the owner of a leading direct sales consulting firm, Direct Selling Today. Bob and his team have provided clients with strategic marketing, training, development, sales leadership, compensation plan creation, and business management services.

In 2008, Bob joined Scentsy as the Vice President of Sales, after an initial consulting engagement. Over the next two years Scentsy grew from 4,000 to 65,000 Consultants.

Following this, Bob held the office of CEO for Damsel in Defense, and helped lead them to their award-winning performance as the recipient of multiple awards, including the Direct Selling Associations “Rising Star Award.” Bob was also a Co-Founder of Perfectly Posh, and held executive level positions at Jenkon and iCentris.

Bob’s market expertise, industry connections, sales insight, and the ability to build critical relationships fit perfectly with ByDesign’s culture and the requirements of our growing base of enterprise accounts.

“We’ve been very busy this past year with record sales and the interest in our products has grown exponentially. ByDesign is dedicated to meeting these challenges by delivering the platform, the technology, the innovation, the expertise, and the support needed to fuel long-term growth for Direct Selling, MLM and Party Plan businesses of all sizes,” said Daryl Wurzbacher, CEO of ByDesign Technologies.

“We are excited to expand our executive leadership, and Bob is a fantastic addition to our growing world-class team,” continued Wurzbacher.

ByDesign’s CEO and GVP of sales will be presenting at the Direct Selling Edge Conference (DSE), along with a faculty of industry experts on February 25-26 in Garden Grove, California.

About ByDesign Technologies

Since its founding in 2000, ByDesign continues to be recognized as the industry thought-leader pushing direct selling technology forward with first-to-market solutions that simplify the many complexities behind Direct Sales, Party Plan and MLM business models. ByDesign’s technology is used on six continents, in 140 countries. Their award winning SaaS solutions include Geneology Management & Commissions, Inventory, Replicated Websites, Premier Rep Tools, Branded Mobile App, Virtual Parties, E-vites, Hostess Rewards, Bookings, Social Sharing, Promotions, & Shopping.

Corporate and Media Contact:
Linda Gulla
VP of Marketing
ByDesign Technologies
813-253-2235 x125