Technology Sales Person specialising in education and safeguarding
Leeds, United Kingdom
Eduvault is an independent community where schools can compare and review technology solutions. The aim of the site is to help schools make better procurement decisions by having free access to the unbiased product information. I identified a need for this type of platform, created the concept, found developers to build the site, raised capital, signed up vendors and marketed to end users.
Mobile Guardian is an MDM solution which helps schools, and parents manage and monitor mobile devices. Originally an App for parents, I worked with Mobile Guardian as a consultant to help them target the education market. 6 months later I joined the company in a formal capacity and am responsible for selling in to UK LEA's, MSP's and US Districts.
Extrados is a company which I set up in order to provide sales services from anywhere as I traveled across the world. The primary goal of the company was to provide 'feet on the ground' sales to companies who wanted target new markets where they didn't already have a presence.
Smoothwall are a UK based web filtering vendor who specialise on solutions for the Public Sector. I started at the company as a cold caller targeted with helping them breaking into the Local Authority Market and left as Government Sales Manager running a team of six people including entry level staff and senior sales professionals.
Webroot is a cloud based security provider, who at the time focussed on web and email filtering for businesses. I was selected by Webroot following a Pareto Law assessment day. I worked in a lead generation role arranging meetings and webinars for senior sales staff.