We are excited to share our first annual Sales Women to Watch. The idea for this list came after having conversation after conversation with amazing females sales professionals who were leading their teams, leading their companies, or leading women in their industry. These are women who embodied our values of being trail blazers, risk takers, people developers, and esteem builders and we wanted to shine the spotlight on them.
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Sr. Mid Market Sales Executive
SalesLoftJordan was the first rep to hit $1M in company history in 2018. She also hit 112% to plan in 5 months and she started a Women’s Breakfast at the Rainmaker conference. Did we mention she also started Close(her), a group committed to helping women in sales prepare for leadership?
Inside Sales Manager
UXPinSamantha is an entrepreneurial minded sales leader who is passionate about creating positive change. She volunteers with San Mateo County Pride Center and recently spoke at SaaStr on enabling a culture of inclusion in sales
Enterprise Account Executive
Nela is a world class sales professional who goes alongside her prospects in the buying journey. Nela is also actively helping NAVEX as they work to improve their environment for females in sales
Chief of Staff
Sr Business Mgr to CVP Inside Sales
MicrosoftWomen@Microsoft Co-Chair, Forbes Contributor, and responsible growing the team to 2,000 sellers globally and the business to over $5B in under 3 years. A true champion for women in sales and a savvy business leader
VP of Sales and Strategic Partnerships
Criteria CorpAmyra has led company hiring initiatives that have increased gender diversity on her team from 10% to 30% in just one year. Amyra shares her love of sales as chapter vice president of AA-ISP Orange County and is an active thought leader and contributor to #GirlsClub.
Senior Vice President, Sales and Customer Success
AODocsRan CS at SalesLoft growing revenue from $2 – $20M in two years. Now Sr. VP of Sales and CS she is looking to do it again. She is taking her passion for women in tech and recently launched #SheScales which offers professional development for women in tech
Score More SalesFounder of Score More Sales who has used her platform to be a #WomenInSales Champion. She leads Women Sales Pros an online community dedicated to helping women in B2B sales and acts as a thought leader for #GirlsClub.
Founder and CEO
Social Centered SellingWith 25+ years in sales, Barb is making waves for women in sales with her Women in Sales Podcast. She gives women a platform to showcase their sales skills and leadership and is a top contributor to AA-ISP, Women Sales Pros, SAP Radio, Sales Expert Channel, and more
Sr. Account Executive
Periscope DataAccomplished sales professional with a passion for culture. While at Gainsight Serra also ran the Alumni Association and consulted on the awesome and unique culture of Gainsight.
Enterprise Account Executive
TricentisCan you say quota crusher? For the last 4 years Sarah has beat her performance the year before. 2015 – 101%, 2016 – 164%, 2017 – 197%, 2018 – 257% and was #1 of 50 in 2018. You go girl!
Founder and CEO
NAWSPAs a sales trainer she delivers on-site workshops and events focused on helping women sales professionals influence decision makers. She is also the Founder and CEO of NAWSP, a community for women in sales to connect and grow.
OutreachSaaS Sales Leader with a passion for her role and advocating for women in sales. Brooke is a protege in #GirlsClub and is a published author in Forbes, Apple News, and Sales Hacker. In her free time she volunteers as a youth volleyball coach.
OutreachAs a rep, #1 was a common place for Julianne with a history of claiming this spot in every sales role. She now leads a team of SDRs and is actively involved in the Women of Outreach program to empower women at work.
DocuSignSales development leader with a track record of repeated success. In addition to her management responsibilities, Shikha ehe aided with the Vidyard Sales Academy was external coordinator for MyYard, Vidyards D&I Committee
Sr. Account Executive
An introverted seller, Preeti has made that her advantage and inspired many other introverts to do the same. She is also a public speaker who has spoken at Rainmaker, Toronto Enterprise Sales Forum, and #GirlsClub. She also acts as a mentor for Bravado Mentorship Program.
Vika mixes her military background with her passion for software to provide unparalleled experiences for her prospects. Her “average” performance for the previous 6 quarters is 182%. In addition she works with employee resource groups for military veterans and women in sales
Manager, Enterprise Business Development Manager
Strong sales leader with a track record of success. She launched the SDR Idea Exchange, a quarterly meetup for SDRs and Sales Managers and in her free time acts a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Ali is a dynamic leader who is passionate about developing young sales reps into the future leaders of business. She is a champion for women in sales and is active in women’s groups within Salesforce helping empower young females at the company
Manager of Sales Development
Melissa is a true leader of people and plays a key role in the fast growth of LeaseQuery. In her free time she is involved with Free Fab’rik, an organization that restores dignity, confidence, and hope by providing free shopping experiences for underprivileged women
Sr. District Manager
Marinda is able to use her role in sales to truly help make the lives better for her customers. She is helping change the view of the sales profession by acting as a listener, problem solver, advocate, and industry expert for her prospects and customers.
RCM Sales Team Lead
Recognized by her peers, leaders, and customers as a top notch sales professional. She holds several performance records, outproducing 50+ other sales reps.
Senior Account Executive
Annie is quickly making a name for herself in sales. She has earned three promotions in the last 1.5 years and is an active contributor on LinkedIn, providing valuable posts and sharing insights she is learning about how to sell better.
VP of Sales and Marketing
SmartBug MediaIn her free time, Jen serves on the Board of Girls in Tech– Phoenix, a local chapter of the global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology.
Natalie is a rising star in sales despite knowing most of her life this was her calling. She is now giving back her knowledge and time as a mentor for the Bravado Mentorship Program.
Regional Sales Manager
In three short years Amanda has earned 4 promotions, starting as a SDR and now regional sales manager. She was also selected to participate in the Vista portfolio Sales Accelerate program.
Vice President of Revenue
CircleCIPassionate sales leader with proven experience in building and driving revenue growth through high performing sales teams across Enterprise, Mid-Market and SMB through both field and inside sales teams. Created and runs the Women’s Group at CircleCI.
Shannon pulled double duty in 2018 acting as sales rep and team lead. She led her business unit in performance, top 5% of sales reps, and her team finished at 141% last year. She is now leading a team and helping develop reps on her team.
Regional Sales Manager
Rebekah is a selfless leader who has taken her passion for people past her team at Lucid and is a founding member of Utah Women in Sales, a community for women in sales to empower, support, and educate one another.
Alliance Partner Manager/Chief Happiness Officer
Heather has been pulling double duty for two years as she has been a sales superstar earning President’s Club and Zoomie Awards while heading up Zoom’s Happiness Team. Her happiness team is comprised of 13 managers and 60 global happy crew members.
Sr. Account Executive
Seasoned sales professional who has been instrumental in helping Sigstr scale. She also co-runs Linking Indy Women, a women’s networking organization that hosts monthly events featuring female leaders in Indianapolis.
Self EmployedAs a former Account Executive, Rebecca launched, produced, and hosted the Women in Sales Series for Close.io. She is now a sales consultant based in Thailand helping companies with sales copy and training in Muay Thai.
SVP of Customer Success, Growth Accounts
TechTargetStrong sales leader with a passion for making others better for having worked on her team. She is the co-chair for TechTarget’s Women in Business committee and actively advocates for women in sales.
Chorus Kat is the longest tenured rep on Chorus.ai’s sales team, she led the large hiring wave of new team members and serves as a mentor to large numbers of incoming reps, helping retain these members and contributing to their individual successes. She also hit 150% to quota in 2018.
Kelly Del Curto
Director of Sales
LeverKelly has earned 3 promotions in 3 years as a results oriented servant leader. She is passionate about helping her team grow in their careers and is active in the women’s group at Lever.
Head of Corporate Account Growth Management
Amplitude As a rep, Shivani consistently outperformed her plans while helping others on her team. She took her passion for people into her manager position and is heading up a women’s program at Amplitude.
Dropbox Alexandra pulls double duty as sales rep for Dropbox and business owner of Booker Elite Athletics that empowers female student athletes on and off the field. She is a passionate champion for diversity and most recently spoke at SaaStr on the topic.
New Relic Tanya consistently exceeds quota with a current streak of 12 quarters in a row. She also has an active role in helping New Relic with their D&I initiatives.
Regional Sales VP
Grainger Mollye has established herself as a savvy leader, successfully executing a variety of responsibilities throughout her tenure. She is internally and externally a champion for women in sales leading groups at Grainger and acting as a thought leader for #GirlsClub.
Lead Sales Engineer
ClariDiana is a life learner who blends her sales presence with technical aptitude to aid the sales organization in closing deals. She also is leading D&I initiatives at Clari and spearheading an initiative to make it bigger than Clari with an International Women’s Day event.
Savana Al Nahi
Sales Enablement Specialist
BeckTechSavana is a recent graduate of the UT Dallas Sales Program, a competitive program of hand-selected undergrads, where she was awarded top sales rep in their live role play competition, besting 20+ sales program peers. She also led the Women in Sales Leadership Summit where they bring in speakers to share their experience.
Vice President, Sales
TwilioAn accomplished sales leader with a history of scaling high growth companies. Acting board member for Girls In Tech, a no-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology.
Sr. Director, Global Sales Development
Snowflake Nicolette accelerated from top SDR to Director of Sales Development in three short years. She is an expert on the SDR role and is featured as a speaker at Unleash and published on Tenbound’s podcast.
VP of Strategic Business
OpenWorks Christin led the development of the first ever Women’s Leadership Program during her time at Staples and continues to invest her time as a mentor for #GirlsClub and driving events at her current company.
Levitin Group Named to LinkedIn’s Top Voices 2018, Best selling author, and renowned sales expert who is passionate about helping individuals see personal transformation. She is an advocate for women in sales and supports groups like #GirlsClub and Women Sales Pros.
Sr. Director, Inside Sales and Lead Operations
Reputation.com Lisa has quickly risen through the sales organization exemplifying skills in process, leadership, training/development, and working cross-functionally. She also was chair for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Poker Run and Cooler by the Lake for the past 3 years.
Mid Market Account Executive
Greenhouse In her two years as an AE Liza earned President’s Club honors with an average performance of 172% against plan. She is a great example of the true sales professional by creating great buying experiences for her prospects
SalesLoft As one of her customers described her “Blanche is everything a Sales Leader can ask for in an AE. She was diligent with her process, she was quick with follow ups, and she wasn’t afraid to ask for the deal. In a crowded market of competitors, *she* was a difference maker and certainly had an effect on our decision.”
Strategic Account Executive
MixMaxLauren is a goal crusher and in 2018 her average quarterly performance was 182% to plan. She’s also a team player and offers a hand to new teammates.
Mid Market Account Executive
New Relic Throughout different roles, Angela has consistently exceeded her number, been a developer of her teammates, and provides a world class experience for her prospects. She also acts as a Mentor for Women in Technology, an organization that provides female students in middle school, high school, and college with education, exposure and experience.
LessonlyWith experience in a variety of industries and roles until learning that sales was her calling. She’s a student of the sales profession and thrives on new challenges.
Last year I was fueled to write an article about the challenges of being a new or expectant mother in a software startup after attending SaaStr Annual 2018.