50 People You Should Know In Sales & BD

September 16, 2018

Early in your career, it’s great to know who the top practitioners of your field are so you understand what greatness looks like and have a sense of who to emulate.

We thought a list like this should exist, so we’ve started it.

As you’ll notice, there are fewer than 50 people on this list. Who have we missed? We would love your suggestions!

After reading through their profiles, here are two concrete things you can do to continue to learn from them:

  1. Subscribe to this Twitter list.

  2. Subscribe to our quarterly email where we curate the best writings from the people on this list.

Allison Pickens VP, Customer Success & BizOps @ Gainsight

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Age: 31
Hometown: Rosement, PA
College: Yale
Major: Ethics, Politics, and Economics
Companies: BainCapital, SparkTrades, Gainsight
Sector: B2B SaaS
Stage: Initiation, transition

Why? Allison leads customer success at Gainsight, which provides an industry-leading SaaS product for other SaaS companies’ customer success teams. So she knows her stuff.
More about Allison: Allison’s prolific writing on customer success as Gainsight.