AUSTIN, TX – August 25, 2011 – ProspX, Inc., developer of the first on-demand enterprise search and sales collaboration solution for the commercial insurance industry, today announced that Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy will partner with the company to promote the parallels between championship sports teams and other world class organizations and the role that collaborative technology can play in ensuring success.
The 2009 graduate of The University of Texas is a former Heisman candidate and AP Quarterback of the Year and is currently the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. McCoy will be represented in key ProspX marketing campaigns as well as through personal appearances at customer events.
"We are thrilled to have attracted such a high caliber sports professional, leader, and entrepreneur who shares our passion and company mission," said Todd Young, president and CEO of ProspX. "Much like winning sports teams, it is critical for insurance brokers, agents, and carriers to work together to leverage key intelligence in order to provide clients with the necessary coverage they need. ProspX is in the business of making this possible by providing a technology platform that helps brokers and carriers quickly search and grab the expertise and resources necessary to drive productivity, increase revenue, boost customer relationships and ultimately win."
"Effective communication across a team is critical to winning," said McCoy. "In preparation for competition, our coaches and players carefully study previous games. We look closely at what has worked and what has not and we determine ways to improve performance, work even closer together, and duplicate winning strategies. I'm excited to be teaming up with a company that has figured out how to automate that winning process of collaboration, preparation and execution."
ProspX develops the industry leading solution for managing the complex, multi-party sales process of the $500 billion commercial insurance industry. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform combines enterprise search and social networking technology to automatically connect commercial insurance agents, brokers, and carriers at the initial point of a business opportunity, as well as throughout the sales cycle.
For more information on ProspX solutions for the commercial insurance industry, please visit www.prospx.com.
About Daniel Colt McCoy
Colt McCoy was born on September 5, 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico. He is the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. Colt McCoy was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Colt McCoy played his college football at the University of Texas at Austin. On November 4, 2006, Colt McCoy threw his 27th touchdown pass in a win against Oklahoma State, to take sole possession of the UT school record for most touchdowns ever thrown by a quarterback in a single season. Subsequently, in the 2006 Alamo Bowl on December 30, Colt McCoy threw two touchdowns against Iowa to tie the NCAA freshman record of 29 touchdown passes established by Nevada's David Neill in 1998. Also during the 2006 season, Colt McCoy was named College Football News Big 12 Player of the Year and was named the quarterback to their "All Freshman Team". For more information, please visit www.coltmccoyfans.org.
Colt McCoy is exclusively represented by the Agency Sports Management (www.theagencysports.com) for all off-field and marketing endeavors. The Agency is based in New York, N.Y., and has a client roster that includes the likes of Troy Aikman, Steve Young, Reggie Bush, Ndamukong Suh, Daryl Johnston, Joe Buck, Marshall Faulk amongst several others.
ProspX, Inc. develops the industry leading social business platform for managing the complex, multi-party sales process of the $500 billion commercial insurance industry. Built for the commercial insurance industry by insurance professionals, the ProspX platform gives brokers quick and easy access to the critical information and resources relevant to the new and renewal business they are working on, while allowing carriers the ability to elevate their message for increased visibility at the initial point of an opportunity. For more information, please visit us at www.prospx.com, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prospx and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prospx.
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