Our Insightful & Visionary Speakers
Keynote Speakers From Our Previous Event
Former Chief of Staff, Inside Sales, Microsoft
As one of the first employees on the Inside Sales team, Rakhi Voria played a key role in building a new digital sales force for Microsoft, growing the team to 2,000 sellers globally and the business to over $5B in under 3 years. She helped develop foundational elements of Microsoft’s inside sales model — everything from recruiting and interviewing new hires, to providing input into the programs, processes, and tools that they needed to be successful.
Senior Vice President Sales, Americas, ServiceMax from GE Digital
Keith Hartley is the Senior Vice President of Sales for Servicemax from GE Digital, with responsibility for the Americas field selling organization and go-to-market strategy. He has a proven track record of sales strategy and sales execution in the business application space including Field Service Management, ERP, CRM and Human Capital Management.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Shari Levitin Group
Shari Levitin is an energetic, wickedly funny sales guru, who helps sales teams bridge the gap between beating quota and selling with an authentic heartfelt approach.
Owner & Leadership Change Expert, Propel Forward
Leadership expert and author Carlann Fergusson inspires leaders to erase self-doubts and discover their best leadership. Using thirty years of experience, she guides them in discovering their unique strengths, crushing limiting beliefs, abolishing self-sabotaging behaviors and leading their teams with vision.
Speakers From Our Previous Event
Founder, National Association of Women Sales Professionals
Cynthia Barnes is recognized as one of the most influential Women in Sales leaders and professional development experts in the world.
Philippe Le Baron
Vice President World Wide Sales, CATIA, Dassault Systèmes
“I Train Lion Tamers for FUN”
Philippe is the Worldwide Sales Leader for CATIA the leading Brand of DASSAULT SYTEMES.
Sales Director, Customer Growth & Retention Lead, Thomson Reuters
What inspires you?
Family, Service, Opportunity to Innovate, The Game
Vice President, Inside Sales, ZipRecruiter
Spanning a twenty-year career, Jason Blais has successfully led Inside and Outside Sales teams across multiple industries. With the last 15 years focused on technology solutions for the HR space, he has also written and delivered numerous presentations accredited by the Human Resource Certification Institute at HR and Trade conferences across the country.
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Sales Operations, Siemens Healthineers
Toby has been with the Siemens group of companies for 16 years working in senior roles in sales operations, finance and business administration. Toby is currently based in New York where he is responsible for a large global team handling Siemens Healthineers worldwide sales operations functions including business partner management, CRM tools & processes, key account management, sales enablement, go to market strategy development and sales education.
Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Programs, Black & Veatch
Joe Plubell is Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Accounts, for Black & Veatch. In this position, he is charged with directing the key offerings of the company in energy, water and telecommunications to a group of targeted global clients. He also has responsibility to ensure overall sales effectiveness and process for all of the Black & Veatch operating businesses. Prior to this assignment, he served as head of Energy Sales & Marketing for eleven years where he led a global sales force accountable for meeting ambitious new business objectives in power generation, power transmission and oil & gas markets.
Head of Customer Experience, Casper – Former Chief Sales Officer, Sprint
Bio is forthcoming.
Senior Director Corporate Market Intelligence, Intel Corporation
What inspires you?
Using Technology to Maximize Human Potential
I sit happily at the intersection of strategy, communications and organizational development. My 30 year long career in the tech sector has covered roles in software engineering, product marketing, business development, brand marketing, market research and corporate strategy.
Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Frost & Sullivan
John Ruggles is the Senior Vice President of Sales & Senior Fellow for Frost & Sullivan. John has been part of the leadership team at Frost & Sullivan for nearly two decades and has been part of their consistent growth over this period of time.
Regional Vice President Sales, Grainger
What inspires you?
Family, People Development, Responsibility
Vice President Sales Operations, Systemax
What inspires you?
Bill Sexton is a Sales Operations leader with 18+ years of finance, sales and operations planning experience specializing in incentive planning, forecasting, and strategy. He currently works for Global Industrial, a rapidly growing industrial supplies distributor, leading the newly created Sales Operations Organization to build a world class sales process and support structure.
Vice President Sales Strategy & Operations, Americas, HP
Urvish Thakkar is Vice President of Americas Sales Operations responsible for enabling accelerated business results and enhanced customer and partner experience through regional go-to-market operations management, sales support, and business process improvement.
Global Director of Client Development, The Northern Trust Company
Mr. Thomas joined Northern Trust in 2015 and brings over 15 years of investment and leadership experience. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Thomas was a Managing Director of JP Morgan serving 13+ years in Houston, San Francisco and Chicago.