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About Zinc Ahead

Zinc Ahead is a provider of marketing compliance solutions designed specifically for the life sciences industry. The company's flagship product, Zinc MAPS has transformed compliance processes in more than 100 life sciences companies worldwide, demonstrating rapid efficiency and cost savings.

Headquarters Location

The Zinc Building, 4240 Nash Court Oxford Business Park South

Oxford, England, OX4 2RU,

United Kingdom

+44 1865 398 170

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Technology that addresses regulatory challenges and facilitates the delivery of compliance requirements in FIs. Regulatory technology helps FIs and regulators address challenges ranging from traditional compliance and risk management to data reporting and transmission.

Latest Zinc Ahead News

Smart Communications Appoints James Brown as the New Chief Executive Officer

Jun 14, 2018

London and New York: Smart Communications, an independent company focused on enterprise customer conversations, today announced it has appointed James Brown as Chief Executive Officer. Brown brings 25 years of software experience to Smart Communications alongside a deep expertise in leading high growth SaaS organizations and ensuring success among enterprise-level customers in highly regulated industries. As founder and CEO of Zinc Ahead, Brown quickly grew the company to become a leading provider of commercial content management solutions. It provided marketing compliance solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology firms worldwide. Following Zinc Ahead’s acquisition by Veeva, James served as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s commercial content division. Most recently, James served as an Entrepreneur Advisor at Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, which was an early investor in Zinc Ahead and acquired Smart Communications in 2016. At Accel-KKR, James worked on new investment opportunities and consulted with a number of companies across the firm’s portfolio. “I am thrilled to be joining Smart Communications at such a pivotal and exciting time,” said Brown. “The first half of 2018 is on track to be the most successful in company history and I am confident that by continuing to focus on developing innovative product features that keep our impressive roster of customers ahead of the game within their rapidly evolving industries, we can accelerate that growth exponentially.” George Wright, who previously served as CEO and led Smart Communications through its successful launch as an independent company, will continue to serve as a Senior Advisor, ensuring a seamless transition and influencing future progress. “Since the launch of Smart Communications as an independent company in the Fall of 2016, I have been honored to help grow this category-leading organization, and to enable our customers to deliver the most meaningful communications possible,” said George Wright, Senior Advisor with Smart Communications. “As we move into the next phase in our company history, I am confident that our customers are in the right hands with James Brown as CEO based on our unified vision for continued innovation and customer success.” Tags

Zinc Ahead Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Zinc Ahead's headquarters?

    Zinc Ahead's headquarters is located at The Zinc Building, 4240 Nash Court, Oxford.

  • What is Zinc Ahead's latest funding round?

    Zinc Ahead's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Zinc Ahead?

    Investors of Zinc Ahead include Veeva Systems and Accel-KKR.

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