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Mike Clapson

Global Enterprise Sales Leader
Vancouver, Canada Area
I am an internationally experienced SaaS Sales Leader with an established track record of performance building teams and scaling revenue. By education, I'm an engineer which allows me to connect with technical customers and develop comprehensive solutions. People and culture are what makes a Sales Org thrive and will be critical to our success in any organization that I'm a part of! I also bring an operational and analytical view to Sales which differentiates me from other sales leaders.

Work Experience


Head of Enterprise Sales, Canada + PNW

2020 - Current
  • Following my success in previous roles and markets, taking on a new challenge focused on developing a market which we believe had great growth potential.
  • Starting with a team of 6 AEs in Vancouver and Toronto
  • Maintaining responsibility for Slack's Higher Education team and vertical


Sales Director, Enterprise

2017 - 2020
  • Grew and lead an amazing team of up to 13 Enterprise Account Executives
  • Scaled Enterprise West ARR and ACV by 100%+ YoY in FY18 and FY19
  • Over 10 Quarters, delivered an average performance of 113% of aggressive quotas.
  • Established and grew the Slack for Higher Education & Nonprofits program bringing on customers like MIT, Harvard, ASU and Oregon State.


Head of Growth, APAC

2016 - 2017
  • Founding member of Slack's APAC go-to-market team
  • Built and lead our Sales, Customer Success & Solutions Engineering team of 8 based in Australia and Japan
  • In 18 months, supported regional revenue growth of 273% to over $25M in ARR


Sales & Sales Operations

2014 - 2016
  • One of Slack's first three sales people
  • Helped define team processes, tooling, and product positioning
  • Lead the initial configuration and customizations of our Salesforce instance


Manager, Global Alliances & Channel Sales

2014 - 2014
  • Built and lead a four person team responsible for the strategic development and growth of Mobify's partnerships, alliances and channel revenue globally.
  • Governed all partner related activities, enablement, and co-sell processes.
  • Recruited and on-boarded new services partners, including IBM and OSF Global Services.
  • Managed Mobify's strategic alliances with technology partners, including Demandware and Jive.


Sr. Account Executive

2013 - 2014


Account Executive

2011 - 2013


Harvard University

Certificate in Strategic ManagementManagement Studies

The University of British Columbia

BAScEngineering Minor in Commerce