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Please join us for a Lunch & Learn Speaker Series with WG’98 Kelly Breslin Wright on Wednesday October 7th, 12:15 to 1pm PT to hear her insights on building and managing a successful sales team, managing growth and more.
Kelly has extensive experience with building and leading a sales team and how companies can better navigate through multiple stages of growth, IPOs and financings, global expansion, CEO and leadership transitions and strategy development. Kelly joined Tableau as the company’s first salesperson and tenth employee in 2005 and helped grow Tableau into a multi-billion dollar public company as a key member of the executive team. She grew Tableau’s revenue and field operations from zero to $850m in revenues and managed over half of Tableau’s global team as the company grew to 3,300 employees.
Kelly helps companies create best-in-class sales and marketing organizations. She also works with companies to develop purpose-driven companies with a great culture and workplace.
Kelly will be interviewed by Alissa Finerman, an Executive Coach and Wharton MBA.
We hope you can join us for this powerful conversation.
Date: Wednesday October 7th, 2020
Time: 12:15 – 1 pm PT
Price: Members free*, Non-members $10
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About Kelly Breslin Wright
Kelly has over 30 years of experience in leadership, sales, operations, and strategy. She spent 12 years at Tableau Software, where she led worldwide sales and field operations as Executive Vice President of Sales. Before Tableau, Kelly worked at Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, Bank of America, Dale Carnegie Training and AtHoc.
Kelly is a Board Director at Fastly (NYSE:FSLY), Lucid, Amperity, and Even and an advisor at data.world and Hyperproof. She teaches Go-To-Market Strategy at the UW’s Foster School of Business and is an Advisor for UW’s Professional Sales Program. She regularly speaks on topics including sales, go-to-market, leadership, culture, operational excellence, diversity and scaling. She is active on multiple women on board organizations, including onBoarding Women, 2020 Women on Boards, and others, all focused on promoting increased gender diversity on boards.
Kelly earned her BA from Stanford University and MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Alissa Finerman
Alissa Finerman is an Executive Coach and Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. She works with leaders, managers and teams to drive performance and leadership development. She is an executive coach for the Wharton Executive MBA program. Prior to coaching, she worked on Wall Street for 10 years and played on the Women’s Professional Tennis Tour. She earned her MBA from the Wharton School. Alissa is the author of the book, Living in YOUR Top 1%. She is VP of Programming for the Wharton Alumni Club of Southern California.
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Start time: 12:15 PDT
End time: 13:00 PDT
Wharton Club of Chicago Members: $20/session, Non-members (including Wharton Club of Southern California): $35/session
The four sessions are designed to provide critical insights and guidance across the following four areas:
Marketing Mondays is a meetup for Wharton alumni working in marketing. We will also welcome for our non-marketing alumni friends who could use some help. In each weekly one-hour zoom meetup, we will discuss the current issues we are facing in marketing and help each other access the resources and connections we may need.
Emad Hasan shares profitable lessons in data from Facebook, PayPal and his customer lifetime value company, Retina.
Marketing Mondays is a tri-weekly group for Wharton alumni working in marketing. In each one-hour Zoom meeting, we will discuss the current issues we are facing in marketing and help each other access the resources and connections we need to be successful.
Marketing Mondays is led by Dan Smith W ’86 and UCLA MBA ’90.
We will email the Zoom link to attendees the morning of the event.
(When registering, the attendee designation field is your job title; please include this in the text field for attendee designation when registering).
Please join us for our first Wharton SoCal Lunch and Learn Speaker Series of the year with our guest Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital. Glenn has been a Venture Capitalist for over 20 years, the last 14 with GGV Capital. He works with growing companies and serves as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and management teams as they work to build great companies. He is a venture investor in Slack, Airbnb, Square, Kong and many others.
Members: $0, Non-members $0