Press Release

Blueprint for Pricing Excellence: Rapidly Unlock Hidden Profits and Revenue

WHAT:          Pricing is the key to sales and revenue success. Companies can significantly decrease their time-to-value and deliver meaningful revenue and profit results for their organizations when they leverage a blueprint for success that includes people, strategy and technology. This informative webinar, conducted in partnership with the Professional Pricing Society, will explore how innovative companies can unlock value:                            

                • Diagnose pricing opportunities.
                • Lay the foundation and utilize tools to execute quick wins.
                • Build a roadmap for pricing excellence.

WHO:         Simon-Kucher & Partners Managing Partner Matt Johnson

     PROS Senior Vice President, Alliances & Partners, Chris Jones


WHEN:       Wednesday, March 18, 2015

                   11:00 a.m. CDT/4:00 p.m. GMT


WHERE:      To register for the event, visit the website.


About Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson is Managing Partner of Simon-Kucher & Partners. With more than 19 years of pricing experience, Johnson helps companies develop effective marketing strategies and optimize pricing processes to maximize revenue and profit growth. He has led pricing projects at more than 80 companies in 19 countries across industries including travel/transportation, cargo, energy, manufacturing, distribution, industrial, chemical, semi-conductors, electronics, software and the Internet. Prior to joining Simon-Kucher & Partners in 2005, Johnson held executive roles at, PROS and IBM’s Palo Alto Research Center, and was also the founder and President of PriceWorks.

About Chris Jones

Chris Jones joined PROS in 2009 and serves as PROS Senior Vice President, Alliances & Partners. Jones is responsible for driving revenue growth worldwide through PROS Partner Network, the company’s partner ecosystem of global system integrators, technology partners and resellers. Together with his team, Jones enables alliance partners engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, services and travel industries to grow their businesses around PROS big data solutions. He previously led PROS Sales Team as its Chief Sales Officer. Prior to joining PROS, Jones served as general manager for Microsoft in its Enterprise Customer & Partner Group, and he worked for six years at EMC and 11 years at MCI.

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 40 industries. PROS has completed over 800 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 1,000 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with CPQ software and its current expectations of the benefits of CPQ software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s CPQ needs and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of CPQ software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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