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All-Star Speaker Roster Announced for Unleash 2021!

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Harmony Anderson, Head of Demand Generation

This year it’s game on, and we’re counting down the days to (virtually) gather, grow, and celebrate together at Unleash 2021!

We’ve packed three days with everything you need to know to win customers in the new era. That means inspirational keynotes, stellar sessions, and a variety of speakers that will share their perspective. Today we’re pumped to highlight our all-star roster and activities (hint: we’re bringing back the 90’s!).

Read on to see what we have in store…

Unleash 2021 Keynote Speakers

Guy Raz, Award-winning reporter, radio & podcast host and creator

Described as “one of the most popular podcasters in history,” you probably know Guy Raz as the host, co-creator, and editorial director of the TED Radio Hour and How I Built This podcasts. Or maybe as the host of “All Things Considered” weekend edition, and "Three Minute Fiction" from 2009 to 2012. Or even all the above!

With insights and inspiration on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture, it’ll be like a live episode of your favorite podcast.

Carey Lohrenz, Motivational speaker, former lieutenant in the U.S. Navy

As the first woman pilot to fly the F-14 Tomcat in the U.S. Navy, Carey Lohrenz knows the code to fearless leadership, exceeding expectations, and smashing glass ceilings.

Since leaving the Navy, Carey has applied her expertise and experience in the military to help business leaders share how they can similarly succeed in fast-paced and dynamic environments. At Unleash, Carey will be sharing lessons in leadership and performance that will help you execute your processes with military precision. You can pick up a copy of her book, Fearless Leadership, beforehand and come prepared with questions.

Outreachers & Honored Guests

You’ll hear from our CEO and co-founder Manny Medina and CRO Anna Baird as well as members of our executive team– Amritansh Raghav, Victoria Grady, Mary Shea, and Harish Mohan. They’re eager to share the latest trends, best practices, customer success stories and tech innovation to help you optimize your revenue strategy.

In fact, Anna is sitting down with Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor of Morgan Stanley. They’ll discuss overcoming obstacles, conceptualizing winning strategies, and directing momentum no matter the environment. As a member of Fortune Magazine’s list of “The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Carla has a wealth of knowledge to share on the subject.

That’s not all! We’ve got world-class thought leaders and industry disruptors joining us to share their perspective on how to transform the sales profession. The lineup includes Ralph de la Vega, Chairmen of the De La Vega Group, past vice chairman of AT&T Inc., and author of “Obstacles Welcome” and a roundtable discussion with Ryan Azus (CRO, Zoom), Chris Degnan (CRO, Snowflake) and Erica Schulz (President, Field Operations, Confluent).

Plus, hear from revenue experts from notable tech companies and organizations including:

  • Alyson Welch, VP, Enterprise Sales (Twilio)
  • Dan Gottlieb, Director Analyst (Gartner)
  • Skip Miller, President (M3 Learning)
  • Don Otvos, VP of Revenue Operations (Leandata)
  • Nick Casale, Director of Sales (Sendoso)
  • Dan Sorenson, Sr. Program Manager, Global Sales Engagement (Proofpoint)
  • Jody Michael, CEO (Jody Michael Associates)
  • Marc Altshuller, President & CEO (Varicent)
  • Cynthia Barnes, Founder & CEO (NAWSP)
  • Stefanie Boyer, PhD, Professor of Marketing (Bryan University)
  • Sarah Halley, Sr. Manager, Sales Acceleration & Incubation (Cisco)
  • Patricia McLaren, Co-founder & CEO (RevShoppe)
  • DeShawn Shead, Assistant Defensive Backs Coach (Seattle Seahawks)

And if that’s not enough…

American Idol, 90’s beats, and a freestyle musician. What do they all have in common? This year, we will be bringing the fun (virtually) to you with our Unleash After Hours events!

At the end of each day of Unleash, stay for exciting entertainment. Introducing our amazing entertainers:

ReplayzLive – Battle of the VPs! This “American Idol” style event will have you revved up. We will have three VPs battling to produce the best response to pricing objections and will give rapid fire feedback by our panel of judges!

Saved by the 90’s! This is a hit event each year – our 90’s dance party! We will be letting loose and dancing around our home offices to the Saved by the 90’s cover band. We’ll be taking song requests via chat!

Kelley James - Singer/entertainer Kelley James will deliver an intimate acoustic, and one of a kind teebox freestyle, performance! Kelley's talent lies in his uncanny ability to improvise songs on the spot and incorporate the audience in a way that delivers a unique experience during each performance that cannot be replicated.

The countdown is on and you will not want to miss this experience. So, grab your ticketsand join us for Unleash!