Suzanne Behrens joins Granicus as Marketing Director


WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Granic, the leading provider of government experience technologies and services, today announced the appointment of Suzanne Behrens as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). With more than three decades of experience in public sector technology, Behrens’ expertise will be instrumental as Granicus accelerates its mission to help governments achieve their transformation goals and deliver powerful digital experiences to their communities.

Prior to joining Granicus, Behrens spent 16 years at Microsoft, helping build and manage the company’s public sector marketing and inside sales function. Under his leadership, Microsoft grew its public sector business from $100 million to more than $3 billion in revenue. Most recently, Behrens served as CEO of Kenner Technologies, a company focused on implementing technology solutions for federal, state and local government organizations. She also successfully created a marketing consulting organization, Proven Outcomes, to help government technology and fintech companies develop and execute their marketing strategies and organizational plans.

“Granicus is making a real difference in the public sector. It’s not about taking the standard, one-dimensional approach to digital transformation of simply streamlining technology or automating manual processes – it’s about fundamentally changing and improving the way governments work and engage with citizens to have lasting community impact,” said Suzanne Behrens, Granicus CMO. . “My entire career has been spent in the public sector and I have always been passionate about using technology to deliver more powerful experiences for citizens and those who serve them. Granicus shares these same goals, and I’m thrilled to join such an incredible company and bring my experience to help deliver better results to communities in this next phase of growth.

Granicus has experienced significant growth over the past few years as government agencies have rapidly adopted cloud-based software and digital services from large-scale vendors that can help them quickly and cost-effectively advance their digital experience while supporting government-wide data. platform security and performance.

“Now more than ever, governments are looking for ways to connect and engage effectively with communities and better understand their needs. To that end, there is a major opportunity for Granicus to scale and empower government leaders to make every interaction easy and impactful,” said Mark Hynes, CEO of Granicus. “Suzanne’s track record of leading and scaling results-driven marketing teams will be critical to the business as we accelerate our efforts to bring governments closer to the people they serve.

Granicus has created the first government experience cloud purpose-built to help governments accelerate their digital transformation. The company’s purpose-built solution connects more than 500,000 government professionals with 300 million opt-in subscribers, making Granicus the largest community of digital government practitioners in the world. Now powering over 30 billion digital interactions annually, the company is proud to be a critical strategic partner for government innovators committed to delivering humane, fair and secure government experiences.

To learn more about how Granicus is transforming citizen engagement for governments around the world, visit

About Granicus
Granicus connects governments to the people they serve through their portfolio designed specifically for the public sector. More than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies and more than 300 million citizen subscribers power an unparalleled subscriber network that turns government missions into measurable results. With comprehensive cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, meeting and scheduling software, records management, and digital services, Granicus strengthens government-resident relationships in the states. United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. By simplifying interactions with residents, while delivering critical information, Granicus brings governments closer to the people they serve, driving meaningful change for communities around the world.

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