SiriusDecisions Announces Keynote and Guest Speaker Lineup for 2015 Sales Leadership Exchange

Two-Day Conference for Sales Leaders to Feature Keynote from Global Futurist, Dr. James Canton, and Guest Speakers from CA Technologies, GE Energy Management and Rackspace

WILTON, Conn.--()--SiriusDecisions, the leading global business-to-business (b-to-b) research and advisory firm, announced today that renowned global futurist Dr. James Canton will deliver the keynote address along with three industry-leading guest speakers at the second annual SiriusDecisions Sales Leadership Exchange, February 25-26 in San Diego. Dr. Canton’s speech will cover the emerging, complex and fast-moving technologies that will redefine the b-to-b marketplace.

Dr. Canton is a futurist, social scientist, author, and visionary business advisor, serving as the leading authority on future trends in innovation and technology. For more than 25 years, he has predicted the key trends that shape our world while serving as CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a leading think tank he founded in 1990 that advises business and government clients.

In addition to the keynote address, the exciting lineup of guest speakers and presentations includes:

  • Todd Cione, Chief Revenue Officer, Rackspace
    “Sales and Marketing Investments Impact on Growth, Productivity, Workforce Capabilities and Overall Engagement”
  • Lee Cooper, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, GE Energy Management
    Creating a Culture of Commercial Intensity”
  • Sal Patalano, VP Marketing, Global Partner Organization, CA Technologies
    Paradigm Shift - License Versus Subscription Pricing & the Impact On the Channel”

SiriusDecisions’ Sales Leadership Exchange is a unique two-day event that brings together SiriusDecisions analysts and the world’s top sales leaders. Attendees share insights and solve critical business issues together, such as how to advance sales excellence through enablement, operations and the channel. This year’s event will feature more sessions and guest speakers than previous years, providing attendees with a unique and interactive experience.

For more information on SiriusDecisions’ second annual Sales Leadership Exchange, including its sessions and agenda, please click here.

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“We are delighted to welcome Dr. James Canton and our other guest speakers for what will be an exciting and action-packed two-day event,” said Colleen Honan, Vice President, Worldwide Sales, SiriusDecisions. “After the success of our inaugural event last year, we’re offering attendees more sessions and guest speakers than ever before. It’s the perfect opportunity for leading sales leaders to tap into SiriusDecisions' latest research insights, models and frameworks, share best practices, and network with other top sales leaders.”


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Release Summary

SiriusDecisions will host a two-day conference for sales leaders to feature keynote from global futurist, Dr. James Canton, and guest speakers from CA Technologies, GE Energy Management and Rackspace.


March Communications
James Gerber/Caroline Legg, +1 617-960-9875