COMMUNITY & EVENTs


 

When you're struggling with sales, it helps to have people around you that you can ask, "Hey, what did you do about x?". Well, SalesCollider exists for this very purpose. Our events combine intimate group discussions with other founders and presentations by best-in-class mentors who've been there and done that. 

 
When you are stuck in day-to-day operations in your own company, you don’t think about the problems that could surface... SalesCollider shows you what a great sales process looks like.
— Fu Fei, Revenue Roadmap Workshop (Singapore, 2018)
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The Revenue Roadmap Workshops

(1 to 5-day programs)

For a founding team who wants to start their sales on the right foot, our workshops are the best place to start. We organize the content around building a Revenue Roadmap for your company so that every participant leave with a structured plan to start selling the next day.

During the program, participants take a deep dive into additional key concepts (such as hiring, managing teams and analyzing advanced metrics) with mentors and sales leaders from top Silicon Valley companies. 

Learn about our recent program in Singapore here.

Meetups

(2-hour evening events)

Meetups are where it all started for us. In 2014, a group of 20 founders gathered to hear a PM-turned-VC discuss selling the first ad on Twitter and to learn about the hiring process Ryan developed at AdRoll (where he built a 32-person team in 8 months). 

Typically, our events include a fireside chat with a prominent VC and a top-tier mentor. The VC discusses what they look for in early-stage companies and the mentor shares what they've learned from their experience in the field. 

Learn more here.

 

Conferences & Keynotes

(1-2 hour mini-workshop or sales talk at your event)

Ryan's passion comes through clearly as a conference speaker and workshop facilitator. Seeing these opportunities as a way to have an impact on a broader audience, he takes the content of these talks very seriously. 

In 2017 and 2018, Ryan spoke at ten startup accelerators (and counting) in Silicon Valley and eight countries including Singapore, Argentina, Italy and Japan. 

For a list of recent talks, check out Ryan's bio page.

Connect with us to request J. Ryan Williams to speak at your next conference or event. 

J. Ryan Williams is legitimately one of the best speakers I’ve ever heard.
— John Allen, CEO of Elite Meet and Former Navy SEAL

Mentors & Past Event Speakers

 

If you want to ask a revenue leader how they did things back at Box when no one had ever heard of Box, you'll want to talk to Doug or Whitney. When you want to learn how to hire salespeople who can sell to developers, you need to learn from Annelies who does this every day at Mode Analytics. Regardless of what topic is on your mind, our mentors and event speakers have been down that road before and are happy to share the ups and downs of their journey. 

Here are a few of the mentors and event speakers from recent events because the amount of talent on the whole list would stun you.

 
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Annelies Husmann
As Director of Sales & Account Management for Mode Analytics, Annelies is no stranger to strategy, process and execution. Her team is responsible for all revenue-generating channels within a quickly growing data analytics company. Previously, she led B2B sales and account management teams at AdRoll. 
Follow Annelies on LinkedIn

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Jake Reni
As Head of Adobe Sales Academy and an advisor to hyper-growth startups, Jake plays a crucial role in fostering future SaaS sales leaders. A 15-year veteran of high-tech enterprise sales, Jake is the Chapter President of AA-ISP and an Ambassador of Sales Hacker, where he serves as a resource for sales professionals who want to take their careers to the next level.  Follow Jake on LinkedIn

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Doug Landis
Doug’s career has taken him from Google to Salesforce to Box and now Emergence Capital, one of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms. As a Growth Partner, he creates platforms sharing go-to-market strategies. These platforms help portfolio companies to scale, grow and work their way toward becoming billion-dollar SaaS businesses.  Follow Doug on LinkedIn

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Whitney Bouck
Whitney Bouck, COO at HelloSign, is no stranger to B2B sales and marketing. She has over 25 years experience as an enterprise software executive, most notably as the SVP of Marketing and GM of Enterprise for Box Inc. Additionally, Whitney serves as a startup advisor to early-stage companies and VCs such as YCombinator and Bee Partners.  Follow Whit on LinkedIn.
 

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Ajay Agarwal
A 2012 and 2013 member of the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 VC Investors, Ajay currently leads the west coast office for Bain Capital. There, he invests in early-stage software companies.  Ajay’s experience  as  an operator includes serving as SVP of Sales and Marketing during Trilogy's scale to over $300M in revenue. follow Ajay on LinkedIn.