Bill Griffin applies enterprise level sales expertise to companies of all sizes, including startups and the mid market.
Through an incredibly varied and successful career as a global sales leader that spans multi-billion dollar companies in the Construction, Energy, Financial & Professional Services, Media & Entertainment and Software/SaaS industries, he has led large teams in multiple functions, including Enterprise, Channels, Inside Sales, Sales Operations, Field Marketing, and Customer Success.
Bill is also widely regarded as a leading authority on Channels, and includes among his career highlights:
- Executive Vice President and Corporate officer for Aspen Technology (NASDAQ: AZPN)a ~$500M provider of optimization software for the Oil/Gas and Chemical industry. Bill’s global team at Aspen exceeded 700 employees in Sales (Enterprise, Channels, Inside Sales), Professional Services, and Customer Success function.
- Multiple Sales Executive positions with Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK), a nearly 3B Software firm focused on Manufacturing, Architecture, Engineering & Construction, and Media & Entertainment customers. Bill’s roles at Autodesk included VP Global Named Accounts, VP of Worldwide Channel Sales, and VP Global Cloud (SaaS) product sales. Bill’s teams at Autodesk exceeded 500 staff and held quota responsibility in excess of $2B annually.
Bill’s career started at Xerox Corporation where he progressed from cold calling B2B sales representative to Global Sales Leadership. Bill’s last role at Xerox was General Manager, Worldwide Financial Services.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration BS in Marketing from Wilkes University.