Speakers


Lior Arussy

Founder, Strativity Group/@LiorStrativity
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Lior Arussy is an author, visionary, consultant, and creative catalyst in the areas of creating delightful customer experiences and executing profitable customer strategies. Arussy has worked with leading organizations such as Nokia, FedEx, Thomson Reuters, Honeywell, Capital One, Merck, and SAP, to name a few. Through his work, Arussy assisted a client in securing a $16 billion deal. For his thought leadership and contribution to the industry, Arussy received  ( MORE ) 

Sharon Daniels

President & Chief Executive Officer, AchieveGlobal
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Sharon Daniels, President and Chief Executive Officer, has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of AchieveGlobal. She firmly promotes the concept that the quality of an organization's interpersonal skills can determine success and also applies that same thinking to leading AchieveGlobal and its hundreds of employees. In her time at AchieveGlobal, Daniels has been instrumental in working with customers from a broad array of industries, including financial  ( MORE ) 

Brian Frank

Head of Global Sales Operations, LinkedIn/@tarynfrank
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Brian Frank is Head of Global Sales Operations at LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network. Brian manages the Sales Operations, Channels, Demand Generation, and Training teams, as well as assumes overall responsibility for sales management of LinkedIn's Hiring Solutions vertical, which helps companies hire top passive and active candidates. Prior to LinkedIn, he spent 10 years at Ariba, where his roles included VP and GM of the Contract Management Solutions  ( MORE ) 

John Grosshans

Vice President of Line of Business Solutions, SAP Americas
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John Grosshans is vice president of Line of Business sales for the West sales region and national Utilities industry of SAP North America. In this role, John is responsible for the go-to-market strategy, sales, and overall growth of the SAP Line of Business (LOB) solution portfolio. This includes unique offerings designed for sales, marketing, operations, and procurement professionals in enterprise organizations. John has more than 20 years of executive management  ( MORE ) 

Gerhard Gschwandtner

Founder & CEO, Selling Power
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Gerhard Gschwandtner is Founder and CEO of Selling Power Inc., a multichannel media company that produces the Sales Leadership Conference series and Selling Power magazine, the number one industry resource for sales management executives. Over the course of three decades, he has interviewed some of the most successful leaders and experts in sales, business, sports, entertainment, and politics, including Mary Kay Ash, Marc Benioff, Michael Dell, George Forman,  ( MORE ) 

David Heath

Vice President of Global Sales (Ret.), Nike Inc.
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Following three years as Vice President of US Sales and Customer Service, David Heath was appointed to the global sales role in February of 2007. As Global Vice President, Heath was responsible for the global wholesale business of Nike branded footwear, apparel, and equipment sales (excluding Nike Golf). Having originally joined Nike in 1990, Heath brought nearly two decades of sales and management experience to the organization. Heath was born and raised in Texas. He  ( MORE ) 

Alan Morris

Vice President Sales & Operation - Southwest Region, HD Supply Utilities Ltd.
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Alan Morris is Vice President of Sales and Operations for the Southwest Region at HD Supply Utilities, Ltd. He joined HD Supply in 1999 as an Alliance Manager, leading the integration of a large alliance customer. At HD Supply, Alan served in several key management roles including sales, operations, and sourcing. Prior to joining HD Supply, Alan worked at Fargo Mfg. and Cummins Utility Supply. Alan and his wife of 25 years live in North Texas with their 14 year old  ( MORE ) 

Rajiv Pant

President-North American Operations, Hexaware
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Rajiv Pant is President of North America at Hexaware Technologies since June 2008. He has the revenue and P&L responsibility for over 70% of Hexaware's revenue. Rajiv's role spans across Corporate Strategy & Organization Development, Leadership & Direction, Strategic Planning & Execution, Process Improvements & Adherence, Team Building, New Initiatives, Increased Customer Penetration, Cross Selling, Improved review and forecasting, Improvement in  ( MORE ) 

Mike Pierce

Professional Speaker, Antarctic Mike Speaks
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Antarctic Mike is a professional storyteller and adventure athlete. In 2006, he became one of 12 people to complete the first-ever Antarctic Ice Marathon. Eleven months later, he made history by returning to the Antarctic to become the first American ever to have completed the Antarctic 100km ultramarathon, a grueling 62.1 mile race. Since then, Pierce has completed marathons in Siberia, at Mount Washington, and in the Canadian Arctic. He also broke and set three world  ( MORE ) 

Steve Richard

Cofounder, Vorsight/@srichardv
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Steve Richard is the Cofounder of Vorsight, an award winning sales effectiveness firm that helps B2B sales teams generate more opportunities with qualified decision makers at target accounts. Getting in the right doors is arguably the most difficult part of the sales process. Vorsight believes there is no substitute for practical application of skill in real life selling situations. Through guided live prospecting calls, sales reps learn how to find the right person  ( MORE ) 

Doug Sechrist

Vice President of Demand Marketing, Eloqua/@dougsechrist
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Doug Secrist is currently the Vice President of Demand Marketing at Eloqua, the leader in marketing-automation solutions that dramatically accelerate revenue growth. Sechrist oversees Eloqua's campaign and event planning, field marketing, and demand center. He is responsible for implementing best-practice systems, online and offline campaigns, predictive analytics, and revenue performance management. Sechrist has more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech  ( MORE ) 

Irene Sewer

Director, Field Development, Liberty Mutual
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Irene began her Liberty Mutual career in 2007 as Director of Field Development, overseeing the Field Distribution Training Organization. She, along with a staff of 84, delivers learning and performance solutions countrywide, to support the strategic objectives of Liberty Mutual's Personal Markets strategic business unit. Having spent more than 20 years in the insurance industry, Irene has served in numerous leadership and technical roles in the areas of underwriting,  ( MORE ) 

Justin Shriber

Regional Vice President of CRM On Demand, Oracle
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Justin Shriber joined Siebel Systems 10 years ago and came to Oracle by way of acquisition. During the past decade, he has held many positions in sales and product management. Among other accomplishments, he launched and managed Siebel's midmarket business and Oracle's hosted offering of Siebel. Shriber is currently responsible for Oracle's national CRM On Demand sales team. Prior to joining Oracle, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he  ( MORE ) 

Patrick Sweeney

President, Caliper/@CaliperPatrick
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Patrick Sweeney is the President of Caliper, an international management consulting firm. A best-selling author and inspiring speaker, he shows executives how to identify individual potential and develop top performers. Along with Caliper's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Herb Greenberg, PhD, Sweeney is the coauthor of the New York Times best seller Succeed on Your Own Terms, as well as How to Hire & Develop Your Next Top Performer, both  ( MORE ) 

Amit Varshneya

VP, Marketing, Hexaware/@amit_varshneya
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Amit is VP and Global Head, Marketing at Hexaware Technologies. In this role he oversees the company's marketing initiatives globally and has been instrumental in developing Hexaware's best-in-class marketing capabilities over the last few years. Under his leadership, Hexaware has constantly leveraged unique newer concepts in digital, web and social media marketing. Amit is an internal champion for Hexaware's  ( MORE )