I have to hand it to Kyle Porter, Tami McQueen, Anthony Zhang, Sean Kester and the rest of the SalesLoft team for putting on a kick ass inaugural conference in Atlanta, GA called Salesloft Rainmaker focused on promoting the sales development profession. It was a light hearted, fun conference full of friendly, enthusiastic people.
They assembled an amazing group of rockstar experts to speak including:
Steve Richard – Founder, VorsightBP
Dan Waldschmidt – Business Strategist
Trish Bertuzzi – President & Chief Strategist, The Bridge Group Inc.
Craig Rosenberg – Co-founder, TOPO
Allen Nance – President & CEO, WhatCounts
Chad Burmeister – Vice President of Sales & Marketing, ConnectAndSell
Derek Grant – VP of Sales, FullStory
Ralph Barsi – Senior Director of Sales Development, Achievers
Andrew McGuire – Manager of Outbound Sales Development, Zendesk
Kevin O’Malley – VP of Marketing, Catavolt
Ali Gooch - Director of Sales Development, Salesforce.com
Jon Birdsong – Chief Executive Officer, Rivalry
Kenji Kuramoto – Chief Executive Officer, AcuityComplete
Jay Tuel - Director of Sales Development, Demandbase
Adam Lewites – Head of Client Partnerships, InsightPool
Jason and I were also invited to speak at the conference, which was an incredible experience as well.