Brian Ludwig joined Cvent in 2000, shortly after the company was founded. Brian was initially a top contributing sales rep and rose through the ranks over the years.
As SVP of Sales, he oversees worldwide sales of Cvent's flagship event management and marketing platform. To this end, Brian travels across the globe and is often called upon to speak at conferences regarding technology trends impacting the meetings and events industry. Brian works hand-in-hand with Cvent’s global sales team, and with leadership across the organization, to help shape strategy and direction in terms of product roadmap, client services, marketing initiatives, operational efficiencies, and acquisitions.
Brian arrived at Cvent with a strong technology sales foundation. Brian worked as a Regional Sales Director for Lutron Electronics, an industry-leading lighting control systems manufacturer. Brian dramatically grew Lutron's footprint in the southern part of the United States. Brian's technical acumen landed him as a regular instructor of architects, engineers, and electrical contractors at Lutron's training institute.
Brian graduated with an MBA from University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith Business School, where he studied Entrepreneurship and Marketing. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.