Sales Team, Sales Achievement, & Solution Provider Awards Final Judges

2016 FINAL JUDGING CHAIR

Rob JeppsenRob Jeppsen, Senior Vice President & General Manager, HireVue Accelerate, HireVue, Inc., South Jordan, Utah, USA

Rob Jeppsen is a senior executive at HireVue, a fast-growth technology company that is launching a game-changing tool for Sales Leaders worldwide, and aims to revolutionize how sales leaders coach their teams and develop the world's greatest sales teams.  Prior to joining HireVue, Rob was the SVP of Sales at Zions Bank from 2005 to 2015, where he helped lead a team of about 300 commercial bankers in a full-service offering of products to help grow and manage businesses.

Rob loves moving the Sales needle and has worked for, and consulted with, many organizations on sales, sales processes, leadership development, and the commercialization of new products and services, with emphasis on the technology and financial services sectors.  Rob also enjoys building and driving growth of emerging organizations. He sees relationship development, business development, marketing, and corporate strategy as key ways to engineer value in organizations.

Rob is invited to speak at over 100 events each year. His 6-course training series, The Business Performance Series, was recognized as "Sales Training Curriculum of the Year"​ in the 2012 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and has been successfully taught to over 900 businesses. Since 2007, Rob has received 15 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in categories such as Sales Team of the Year, Sales Coaching Program of the Year, Sales Process of the Year, Sales Director of the Year, and Senior Sales Executive of the Year.

Committee:

Leigh Bochiccio, Vice President, Global Sales Learning
Mastercard, Purchase, New York, USA

Mikel Chertudi, Vice President, Inside Sales
Adobe Systems, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Daniel DiBona, Manager, Sales
Elephant Insurance, Henrico, Virginia, USA

Jim Dickie, Research Fellow
CEO Insights, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Simon Frewer, Global Director of Sales
CEB, Rosslyn, Virginia, USA

Lisa Guess, Vice President, Sales Engineering
Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale, California, USA

Rock Hamilton, Vice President
ACI Worldwide, Naples, Florida, USA

Phil Harker, Senior Vice President, Client Solutions
Rally Health, Washington, DC, USA

Jake Hugely, Managing Director, Fee Income
Zion Bancorporation, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

 Jill Konrath, Author & Keynote Speaker
Jill Konrath, Sales Accelerator, White Bear, Minnesota, USA

Gary Roads, Sales Curriculum Leader
Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Jason Robinson, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
MarketBridge, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Jeff Spencer, Vice President, Sales Operations
Waste Management, Houston, Texas, USA

Heather Valentine, Vice President, Global Services
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Manakin Sabot, Virginia, USA

Chas Weems, Senior Director
Smith & Nephew

Angela Xavier, Vice President, Sales, Americas
Intercontinental Hotel Group, Atlanta, Georgia, USA