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2017 Top Sales Development Leaders Announced at World’s Largest Sales Development Summit

December 15, 2017

SILICON SLOPES, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 15, 2017--At this week’s Sales Development Summit, a two-day virtual event sponsored by sales acceleration SaaS software leader InsideSales.com and sales industry thought leader Sales Hacker, the sales development community named its top 10 leaders who are forging new paths and changing the face of sales development as we know it. The first annual Sales Development Leader awards were given to:

“The role of sales development is to partner with the sales team to close business by providing qualified pipeline. This group of leaders has laid the foundation for the industry as it continues to grow and expand,” said Dave Elkington, CEO, InsideSales.com. “Aspiring sales development managers and reps should look to these individuals and learn from them, as they have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the space. If the sales development industry is going to continue to succeed, it will need more leaders like these to continue to innovate and push the boundaries.”

Other individuals who were included in the list of top 25 sales development leaders included Max Altschuler (Sales Hacker), Ralph Barsi (Service Now), Anthony Iannarino (B2BSalesCoach.com), Jeffrey Gitomer (Buy Gitomer), Kristina McMillan (TOPO), Aaron Ross (Predictable Revenue), Michael Pedone (SalesBuzz.com), Lori Richardson (Women Sales Pros.), Chad Burmeister (ScaleX.ai), Craig Rosenberg (TOPO), Kyle Porter (SalesLoft), Kyle Vamouris (ForUsAll), Matt Heinz (Heinz Marketing), Steve Richard (Execvision), and Joanne Black (No More Cold Calling).

The Sales Development Summit included more than 40 expert speakers and nearly 6,000 attendees. The Top 10 Sales Development Leaders named were among more than 50 leaders nominated. Combined, they received more than 5,000 votes from peers and practitioners who respect their work and the thought leadership they bring to the sales development industry.

About InsideSales.com

InsideSales.com offers the leading artificial intelligence (AI)-fueled sales acceleration platform. Powered by Neuralytics®, a predictive analytics and AI engine with the industry’s largest collection of sales interaction data, the platform helps sales teams close more sales by efficiently engaging with prospects at the right time, in the right way. Industry awards include the Forbes Cloud 100 list, CNBC Disruptor 50, and the 2017 AIconics Award for Best Artificial Intelligence Application for Sales and Marketing. Customers include ADP, Bank of America, Caesars Entertainment, CenturyLink, Fidelity Investments, Groupon, and Microsoft. For more information, visit  www.insidesales.com.

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