The AA-ISP is committed to cultivating and maintaining relationships that aid in the advancement of our profession. AA-ISP Advisory Board Members play a key role in that goal, sharing a common commitment to our mission of raising the level of professionalism and performance within Inside Sales.
Lisa is General Manager of EMEA Inside Sales at Microsoft. She is responsible for driving the EMEA Inside Sales strategy and the implementation across all commercial segments and product lines. Prior to Microsoft, she was Vice President of Inside Sales at Oracle, where she worked for over 13 years. She has over 25 years of experience in a wide variety of industries & functions for well-known blue-chip companies Microsoft, Oracle, BT, Motorola, & Accenture, as well as being instrumental in the start-up of an international software company. She is a highly motivated senior business leader, used to balancing the needs of operational and sales excellence with strong business management.
She is also on the Board of Enterprise Ireland and the Digital Sales Advisory Council of Ireland.
Lisa graduated with an MBA, Electronic Engineering degree, and Mathematics degree from Trinity College Dublin. She also holds a Diploma in Life & Business Coaching and most recently, a Diploma in Company Direction.
Leading people for since the year 2000 across blue chip organizations like Deutsche Bank, Lufthansa, PayPal, LinkedIn and now Microsoft Frank’s mission for his professional life is to Build World Class Organizations, Grow & Transform Lives and Have Fun. Thus far, Frank has lived and worked in Germany, UK, Canada & Ireland, where he has managed both small and large multi-lingual teams, in multi-cultural environments.
Frank spend 6 years in LinkedIn, where he headed Enterprise & Inside Sales in EMEA for LinkedIn Sales Solutions. He made the move to Microsoft in January 2017, where is helping to build out the new Worldwide Inside Sales organization in EMEA. The best part of his job is hiring strong talent and building culture based teams that strive for outstanding performance.
Frank has a Masters Degree in Management and Organizational Studies. He frequently guest lectures in local universities. His experience and expertise include Leadership, start-ups, Social Media, Social Selling and more. Frank is strong believer in the future of Inside Sales.
Martin brings more than 25 years of experience in managing and growing business operations across a variety of industries in Europe and globally, with a proven track record for building high-performance sales organisations. Prior to his role at InsideSales, Martin held GM and sales executive roles Lumesse Limited, ServiceSource International and Salesforce. As the first employee in Salesforce’s EMEA organisation, he helped grow the company’s EMEA business to $300 million in annual revenue.
Gerard brings extensive experience scaling and developing high-performing Inside and Field sales teams to his role as Vice President of Sales leading Indeed.com sales efforts across the EMEA region. Through more than 16 years in sales, Gerard has helped grow revenues in both start-up and public traded corporate companies. Before Indeed.com, Gerard served as Sales Director of UK Commercial Industries at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) where he contributed to increasing revenue throughout the UK market. He also served as the Head of Services and Renewals Sales – EMEA at EMC (NYSE: EMC) and was part of Apple's Corporate and Enterprise sales business (NASDAQ: AAPL). Gerard graduated from Cork Institute of Technology in Electronic Engineering in 2001, he later completed IMI Management Diplomas in 2004 and an Executive Program in IMD Switzerland in 2006.