Fred Kessler is Sales Partnerships’ founder and CEO, and an early pioneer in the field of sales outsourcing and sales performance management. He helps enterprise businesses bridge the innovation and efficiency gap for engaging customers and growing revenue using analytics, scalable processes, and technology. He founded Sales Partnerships in 1997.
Fred has two decades of sales and sales management experience. As a life sciences sales representative he set records for achievement in sales, sales management and sales program development. Fred was twice honored, in two different industries, as being in the top 5 of all sales reps in his industry (Pharmaceuticals and Publishing Distribution). His background also includes director positions in Fortune 500 companies as well as two stints as a VP of Sales (publishing and software).
Fred has been recognized as an innovator and pioneer in changing how the business of sales is done, both in his role as CEO of Sales Partnerships and in his overall career in sales and sales management. He is a regular speaker at industry events ranging from market growth hacks through buyer motivation, and at Inc. Magazine’s Growth Conferences. In 2016, Fred won a Stevie Award for Sales Chief Executive of the Year in North America from the American Business Awards.
Sales Partnerships, Inc. (SPI), was presented with 8 Gold Stevie Awards for 2019. The Stevies awarded SPI as the top National Sales …Explore More
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