12 Sales Influencers to Follow in the UK
Bio: Known as The UK's Most Hated Sales Trainer, Benjamin is an engaging sales speaker, sales director and sales trainer who’s challenging and brutally honest in his assessments. His ‘no holds barred’ presentation is unique, with humor and total honesty. He educates, inspires, motivates, and helps salespeople understand why they struggle with many of their daily sales frustrations.
Why He’s Great: Benjamin will help you discover that your childhood programming, beliefs, behaviors and habits, and things you do unconsciously, are what prevent you or your staff from excelling at sales.
Bio: Richard is the co-founder and head of sales at Refract, a company that helps Sales Leaders unlock the hidden value in their sales conversations, understanding what makes their top sales people more successful, and enabling Sales Managers to positively impact/coach sales people to higher effectiveness.
Why He’s Great: He’s passionate about helping salespeople become more successful through coaching, personal development, and better understanding the science of sales.
Bio: Daniel is a Keynote Speaker, Social Selling & LinkedIn Trainer, and Founder and Owner of The Daily Sales. He’s one of the world's leading LinkedIn and social selling experts, with over 16 years sales and sales management experience, and an audience of over 500,000 LinkedIn followers.
Why He’s Great: Daniel is on a mission to help as many businesses and salespeople as possible learn how to generate more sales with LinkedIn and social selling.
Bio: Guy is Founder and CEO at Ebsta, a tool that connects email, calendars, phone records and more to Salesforce, enabling you to maximize your sales team's productivity. Ebsta has become the most popular ‘app’ in the Salesforce ecosystem (arguably the most popular app store in the world), with an install base of over 10,000 companies within a year.
Why He’s Great: He has advised and sold technology and data services to hundreds of businesses, including some of the largest recruitment companies in the world, enabling them to improve their sales performance and more.
Bio: Nazma is Chief Revenue Officer at Cognism, a sales acceleration platform, using patented AI technology, to provide B2B sales teams with a blend of real-time company, people and event data to streamline prospecting, and find and deliver new revenue. She was recognized as one of the "Top Women Leaders in SaaS of 2018" and voted "Top 10 SaaS Sales leader UK 2018".
Why She’s Great: Nazma has shown an outstanding ability to drive revenue growth and increase market share in the software industry.
Bio: James is the founder at Sales Confidence, a growing movement that champions the UK’s SaaS founders, sales leaders and the next generation of SaaS sales talent. He’s also the founder of #SAASGROWTH2020, Europe’s No 1 B2B Sales Leadership conference. He spent three years at Linkedin and was responsible for flagship enterprise accounts.
Why He’s Great: His vision is to build the world’s largest B2B sales community, elevate the sales profession and help sales professionals be the best they can be, through achieving peak performance, mindset awareness and positive wellbeing.
Bio: Michael is VP of Sales at CloudTask and heads up their European operations. His focus is on enabling companies to generate more qualified sales meetings from their marketing leads. One of his main aims is to help European and British companies scale in the US market. Sales aside, Michael is the Founder of Enmotion, and is passionate about lighting up our plant through renewable energy solutions.
Why He’s Great: He helps sales and marketing leaders boost their revenue through targeted and effective B2B sales strategies.
Bio: Marcus Cauchi is a licensed Sandler trainer. He is an engaging and challenging speaker on sales, sales management, company turnaround, achieving maximum cash at exit and successful recruitment of salespeople. Marcus has trained thousands of salespeople, managers and business owners across 400+ sectors of the market.
Why He’s Great: Marcus provides CEOs and Channel Chiefs the framework, strategy, and tools to build, develop, and sustain productive, mutually-beneficial partnerships.
Bio: Will is the Founder of SaaSLeads.io, which helps US Based technology organizations build brand awareness and expand their customer base in the UK and Europe. He has over 10 years of experience working in some of UK's most successful start-ups and B2B organizations.
Why He’s Great: He knows how to connect European businesses with US based technology organizations to help them improve and automate their business processes.
Peter is currently the Manager of Recruiting Solutions EMEA for Cornerstone OnDemand, the world’s premier people development company. He’s also the founder of Storifyd. Peter helps business owners tell their stories and build business they love.
Why He’s Great:
Peter’s expertise is in the HR tech world. If you're a tech-centric salesperson, he’s an impeccable visionary to follow because his social media posts focus on sales, marketing, and tech.
Known as the “Entrepreneur's Godmother”, Alison teaches entrepreneurs and startups to sell to their products and services, over and over again. She is a TEDX speaker and an international speaker specializing in culture change & performance. Alison is also currently the managing director at Sales Coaching Solutions, and has the prestigious title of being Amazon’s #1 Best Selling Author for her book Secrets of Success.
Why She’s Great:
Alison is passionate about the psychology behind selling, and volunteers her time to mentor young business students.
Phil M Jones
Phil is president and CEO of Philipmjones International, A progressive sales training organization helping its customers develop their skills through both workshops and bespoke one to one coaching. He is also an international business speaker and a best-selling author.
Why He’s Great:
Phil is focused on teaching the world to sell and has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process, reframe what it means to “sell,” and help his audiences to learn new skills that empower confidence, overcome fears and instantaneously impact their results.
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