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Sales Director, Channel Manager

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
September 22, 2019

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Jamie Davie

** ******** ****. *********, *******, L3X 2K5

Cell: 647-***-****

Profile:Results oriented Sales Leader with a successful track record growing and mentoring Sales Teams. Over 22 years’ experience in Direct and Channel Technology / Software Sales and Management. Within that span I have over 10 years directly managing Sales Executives, and over 5 years managing a Channel Program. There are three unique attributes that define me:

First: I empower, motivate, and enable Sales Teams to succeed through training, mentoring, and confident leadership

Second: Work effectively in a matrix environment, successfully pulling multiple stakeholders together across different business units to achieve a common goal

Third: I personally drive results and “show them the art of the possible” by leading through example, and I know when to engage Senior Management in critical stages of a negotiation Core Competencies

Sales and Management Technology

Strong Sales Team Leader, competent with multi-tier forecasting, training and motivating employees and channel partners

Excel at creating and executing on a corporate sales strategy to drive growth or change, from inception through to execution

Works closely with team members, including Marketing and Operations, to drive front of the pipeline activity through trade show and event management

Exceptional capability in driving early stage sales opportunities with strategic planning, ongoing cadence and activity, and continuous energy through various paths to motivation.

Solid understanding of the SaaS delivery model, advanced networking, private cloud datacenter modelling, SDN, Network delivery, and Telecom infrastructure

Extensive experience within the Public Cloud arena, including sales related competencies with AWS, Azure, and GCP service offerings

Overall understanding of the various components within a CI / CD pipeline, how they interact, and how an organization may adopt some or all of its components

Broader skill set includes Network and Telecom project implementation (Software, SaaS, SAN, Cloud Computing, LAN, VoIP, WAN, Video, Unified Communication) including design, development, and deployment

Business Experience

Oct ’16 to Current Sales Director, Densify, Markham

Managed up to 11 Business Development Reps, created ‘go to market’ sales strategies to drive new business opportunity for Sales team through direct and indirect channels. Exceed quarterly targets 3 quarters in a row on metrics designed around new business development (meetings, funnel growth, overall activity)

Managing 3-5 Channel Partners across the United States, responsible for opportunity generation through entire sales cycle to close. Leveraged many local events with partners to drive 250K in new pipeline / month with each Partner.

Managed sales opportunities through both direct and indirect channels, strong emphasis on regular pipeline, revenue, and event forecasting (events are marketing initiatives I am managing)

Major part of trade show initiative (with Marketing), managed and ran over 10 trade shows in past 2 years Oct ’14 to Sept ‘16 VP Sales and Marketing, High Tech Communications / Smart IP, Ont

Manage between 5-7 employees spread across marketing and inside / outside sales

Develop and execute on multiple sales strategies to overachieve a monthly minimum revenue target for inside sales of $88K and an overall yearly revenue objective of 5 million

Executed a marketing plan to introduce social media marketing into sales process

Strong emphasis on weekly revenue forecasting

Implemented the use of CRM for all Sales activity, from quoting to forecasting to close Aug ’13 to Oct ‘14 Sales Manager, Invenio (Microsoft), Mississauga, Ont

Initially managed two teams of (7 and 3) Sales Consultants driving Software Asset Management into the SMB space

(1 to 750 seat organizations) carrying a $20M target

My primary objective was to fix the Corporate team by implementing new procedures and drove the Team to success

(100% revenue target / 3.3 million)

Overachieved on Corporate team for year end, first time ever, and achieved 119% over both teams for largest revenue overachievement ever

Strong emphasis on weekly revenue forecasting across six (6) Microsoft Business Leads

Took over Partner Sales Team, total of 25 direct reports across the six Microsoft Depts April ’12 to Aug ‘13 Enterprise Channel Manager, Aastra Telecom Inc., Concord, Ont

Managed and right-sized Channel Partner base from 7 to 3, then grew to 5

Saved key accounts from desertion (IBM, Edmonton Public School Board, Trump Tower) and turned them from canceling their contract to spending over 400K within one year

Strong emphasis on forecasting (Channels & Employees) using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Oct ’06 to April ‘12 Sales Consultant, (High Tech Com. / Connex / HIP Com.), Toronto, Ont

Sold High Tech’s first Hospital, Major Automotive, and Government Account representing over a 1.5 million in revenue (150% to plan)

Locked in one of Connex’s largest Data Center engagements for Tier 1 Financial organization, represented over a quarter of a million in in-year revenue

Expanded and managed HIP’s reseller channel by 1 new reseller a month for a 12 month span

Succeeded in closing and implementing HIP’s first and largest Real Estate Client

Managed a team of 3-5 reps Direct Sales Reps

May ’00 to Oct ’06 Associate Director, Sales, Bell Canada, Bell Enterprise Sales, Toronto Ont.

Drove a large deal over 24 months, and 8 million dollar new Call Center solution at a tier 1 Bank and the installation of an advanced software solution for a top 5 insurance company

Fortune 100 Accounts, including RBC, 3 of top 5 Insurance Companies, and Credit Unions

Overall Management responsibility of the back office team assigned to support the client Education

2005 Financial Analysis and Control for Managers at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada 1998 Bachelor of Commerce, IT Systems Integration, Law, and Finance at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada Volunteer

Over 10 years coaching hockey and baseball at the house league and rep level

5 years volunteer in the Junior Achievement Program for Young Adults

4 years as Chairman of the Parent / Teacher Council of St Nicholas Elementary School

2 years as Chair of the Fundraising Committee for Special Events at St Nicholas Elementary School


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