Before he founded his consulting firm in 1997, Dave Stein was employed by several leading edge high tech companies in a diversity of roles: programmer, systems engineer, sales representative, sales manager, director of worldwide sales development, VP of sales, VP of marketing, VP of international operations, VP of client services, and VP of strategic alliances.
During the early 1990s, Dave Stein lived and sold in Europe, commencing international operations for the technology company he helped to build, Datalogix International. In the decade since, Dave Stein has focused on coaching experienced sales teams in 48 states and 20 countries. His unique skills in competitive sales strategies and political positioning have helped thousands of sales professionals win hundreds of millions of dollars of business against insurmountable odds.
Specializing in large, complex opportunities, Dave Stein is much in demand as a speaker, consultant, coach, and trainer. He has worked with companies small and large, from $5 million in sales to the Fortune 500, including IBM, Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Invensys plc, Intermec, NEC, ALLTEL, Pitney Bowes, Siemens, AMS, Richardson Electronics and Bayer.
Dave Stein sits on the board of directors of Global Entertainment Holdings/Equities, Inc. (OTC BB: GAMM), a leading publicly traded holding company that provides business development support and administrative assistance for technology driven subsidiaries that license, develop and host Internet software applications and operate web publishing sites in the online gaming sector.
As a member of the National Speakers Association, Dave Stein is an exhilarating keynote speaker who proves his points with real life anecdotes. He is also a fitness enthusiast, teacher, instrument rated pilot, airplane owner, dog lover, sky diver, scuba diver, firewalker, maker of world class margaritas, early adopter of technology, life long student of psychology, and a recognized expert in business application software sales, marketing and service. Feisty and funny, Dave Stein invariably rates at the top in presentation quality, content, applicability and pure entertainment value. He is extremely proud of his ability to help companies win sales campaigns while maintaining high standards of personal integrity and business ethics.