Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo Talks Subscriptions with Jim Cramer of “Mad Money”

Watch now or read below for a full transcript of Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo in conversation with Jim Kramer on “Mad Money:” Jim:                 Increasingly we live in a Subscription Economy where both consumers, and businesses, get what they need via continuous subscriptions to services like Netflix, or the Dollar Shave Club, not to mention all […]

Highlights from “The Climb”

Some highlights from Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo’s recent discussion with Index Venture Partner Mike Volpi: “When you net out the patterns of how companies really grow, one of the things that really jumped out at me is that growth is not a linear path, but it’s really done through a series of stages. The whole […]

Tien Tzuo on CNBC: Wall Street’s Ongoing Struggle to Make Sense of the Cloud

From CNBC: Wall Street has become quite familiar by now with cloud computing. The model of delivering services over the Web has gained so much momentum that public market investors, who traditionally parked their tech dollars with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Cisco, have dozens of new stocks to choose from if they want growth. But […]

SAP, Welcome to the Subscription Economy

By Tien Tzuo, CEO           The WSJ reported this week that SAP will start to sell its core and most popular Business Suite product line via a subscription model. “It’s very, very clear that a cloud offering as a subscription is what customers want,” said Steve Lucas, SAP’s president of platform […]

Letter from our CEO: The World Subscribed is a Brave New World

By Tien Tzuo, CEO Six years ago, we introduced an exciting new vision of a world subscribed. A vision where all of us are no longer buying products, but instead subscribing to services to meet our every day needs. Fast forward six years, our customers are leading a disruptive transformation in global commerce. The services […]

How Zuora Built a Customer Success Culture

By Todd Pearson, SVP of Customer Success   There’s an increased emphasis on Customer Success today by companies with a recurring revenue models. Above all else, happy and healthy customers are the lifeblood of any subscription business. But how do you build and maintain this culture in your organization? Dan Steinman of Gainsight recently wrote about this. Here, I’d […]

The Opportunity for Media to Reinvent Itself

By Tien Tzuo, CEO   Today, Zuora is thrilled to announce the launch of Z-Business for Media, a solution focused on helping media companies transform their business to the Subscription Economy. Most people are aware that the past decade has been a tumultuous one for the media industry. The digital age and the explosive growth […]

The Fancy Leads Return to Relationships

By Tien Tzuo, CEO   The Internet is breaking down barriers between people. Who would have imagined 10 years ago that, one day, anyone could start a dialog with a celebrity. On a regular basis, you’ll see pop stars like Nicki Minaj taking pictures of herself and sharing it with the world. Cory Booker regularly […]

Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend Subscribed 2012

By Tien Tzuo, CEO   We are less than one week away from our first annual Subscribed conference. Between the caliber of customer speakers and the sessions packed with world-class content, I couldn’t be more excited. In fact, I’ve jotted down my Top 10 Reasons why I think this is a must-attend event for any […]

Zuora Named Top OnDemand “Company of the Year,” 16 Customers Also Honored

by Tien Tzuo, Founder & CEO   Today, I feel honored to announce that we’ve been named AlwaysOn’s OnDemand Company of the Year.     In selecting Zuora, AlwaysOn stated, “With early market entry, strong revenue, and an extremely stable, secure, and useful suite of products, Zuora’s success and continued growth is indicative of its ability […]