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20
Aug 2018

Ready, Set, Grow! with Guest Kevin Jones

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Host, Laura Patterson interviews Kevin Jones, Founder and Former CEO Anovia for her monthly program: Ready, Set, Grow! LIVE Thursday, 8/23, 10:30am Pacific. 

Ready, Set, Grow! is to provide a venue for CXOs to share their insights on what it takes to successfully achieve organic growth, lessons learned, the role they believe Marketing needs to play in growth and how they measure Marketing’s contribution beyond this “quarters” revenue. 

About our guest, Kevin Jones:

Kevin Jones is all about driving growth through innovation, strategic partnerships, a results-oriented culture and keen risk management practices.  He founded Anovia Payments in 2013 and in its first four years the company had over 12,500 business customers. While at Anovia, President of SignaPay, other Executive roles (Chase Paymentech, First American Payment Systems), Kevin believes in building nimble, flexible organizations that succeed as a result of developing long, mutually profitable relationships. Later this year Kevin will be starting a new company, backed by a major private equity company and $100mm investable capital. Later this year, Kevin, will be bringing his 20-year expertise in the payments industry to new company that focuses on software integration to create added simplicity for merchants.

16
Jul 2018

Ready, Set, Grow! with Guest Dave Sikora

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Host, Laura Patterson interviews Dave Sikora, CEO, Altr for her monthly program: Ready, Set, Grow! LIVE Thursday, 7/19, 10:30am Pacific. 

Ready, Set, Grow! is to provide a venue for CXOs to share their insights on what it takes to successfully achieve organic growth, lessons learned, the role they believe Marketing needs to play in growth and how they measure Marketing’s contribution beyond this “quarters” revenue. 

About our guest, Dave Sikora

A software industry veteran, Dave has previously served as CEO of 2 public and 5 private, venture capital backed software companies and has held board director positions with 4 public companies. He executed the first Internet Software IPO in the State of Texas in 1995 and collectively his companies have raised over $100M in venture capital and have experienced exits and value creation events of almost $1B. Dave was most recently the CEO of Stratfor, a global intelligence and research firm with industry-leading products focused on emerging global physical and cybersecurity threats. Dave is an alumnus of the University of Houston and Harvard Business School.

14
Jun 2018

Ready, Set, Grow! with Guest JT McCormick

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Host, Laura Patterson interviews JT McCormick, CEO/President of Book in a Box for her new monthly program: Ready, Set, Grow! LIVE Thursday, 6/21. 

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11
Jun 2018

Ready, Set, Grow! with guest Steven Shanklin

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Host, Laura Patterson interviews Ziggy Shanklin, CEO and Founder of White Cloud Security, Inc. for her new monthly program: Ready, Set, Grow! Ready, Set, Grow! is to provide a venue for CXOs to share their insights on what it takes to successfully achieve organic growth, lessons learned, the role they believe Marketing needs to play in growth and how they measure Marketing’s contribution beyond this “quarters” revenue. 

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12
Feb 2018

Why CEO’s and CFO’s are still beggars when it comes to marketing ROI

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Listen while you work out on iTunes

 

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Flushed with Data and Metrics: Why is it Still Hard to Prove Marketing ROI?

The data is there, or at least available; that excuse for proving the ROI of marketing is dead and isn’t valid.  If the Chief Financial Officer for a company is asked to show the ROI for the company, it would be impossible for him or her to simply say, “AH, we can’t do that.”  So, what is it that is makes beggars out of CEO’s that want to know the ROI for marketing? Why isn’t marketing ROI a written part of every CMO’s job description? Author Laura Patterson of VisionEdge Marketing has opinions about why this is still an evasive goal for most corporations. 

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23
Sep 2010

Sept 23 Laura Patterson & Jill Konrath Guests

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SLMA Radio Interviews on Sept 23rd, Laura Patterson, Vision Edge Marketing and Jill Konrath, Selling to Big Companies. Listen to opinionated, to the point; some say pushy, driven, accomplished women who grow companies! Talk about powerful, on the edge, well known CEO’s, Laura Patterson and Jill Konrath guide large and small companies to usual growth through vastly different approaches Jill Konrath, Chief Sales Officer of Selling to Big Companies, in the top ten of the Fifty Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2009 is the author of three books, SNAP Selling, Selling to Big Companies and Get Back to Work Faster. A leading sales strategist and a thought leader in B2B sales is an in-demand sales speaker who provides much needed wake-up calls to sales organizations. She is a passionate spokesperson for turning the sales force into a competitive advantage Laura Patterson, is CEO of a VisionEdge Marketing, Inc. a data-driven and metrics-focused marketing firm that specializes in improving marketing performance and helping organizations create a competitive advantage designed to attract, secure and retain profitable customers. Their services include marketing performance management and measurement , marketing and sales alignment , product and strategic marketing , and professional development . She is also a two time author; her latest book is Marketing Metrics in Action. Tune in Thursday at 5 PM PST at SLMA Radio. Can’t make it? Tune in later by accessing a recording of the program on the following Monday by visiting the SLMA web site.