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Sales is an integral part of any business, but rarely associated with the CEO’s role. Sales are bottom lines only, right? Wrong. Engineer, turned breakout salesperson, turned powerful CEO, Jim Hemmer shares his journey to the chair, and dares you to think sales at the top doesn’t matter. 

High tech industry leader with a track record of creating successful companies at all stages of development from start-up to Fortune 500, and growing them globally to become major players in their sectors.

Jim Hemmer, former CEO, WorkStride and now CEO of CreditXpert.

What we talked about:

  • A winding path to the chair
  • How do sales come in to play for CEO’s
  • Problem-solving at the top

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By Published On: August 27th, 2020Categories: Being CEO, Leadership, Management, Podcast, SalesTags: , , , ,

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About the Author: John Belizaire

John is a versatile CEO and serial entrepreneur who has successfully founded, scaled multiple technology companies over a 20-year career. He is currently the CEO of Soluna, a company helping to shape the future of renewable energy and computing. Before Soluna, John was the founder and CEO of FirstBest, a transformative insurance software company acquired by Guidewire Software and Theory Center, an e-commerce software company acquired by BEA Systems. Before becoming an entrepreneur, John was the lead architect for Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group. John is on the advisory board of several software-as-a-service, data analytics, and insurtech startups. He is the Managing Editor of CEOPLAYBOOK Media LLC, an online publication full of sage advice for first-time founder CEOs. John is also a trustee of Harlem Academy, an independent school in New York.