Featured Speakers
John Neeson

John Neeson
Managing Director
SiriusDecisions

SiriusDecisions

John Neeson is a well-recognized thought leader in business-to-business marketing. John has more than 25 years of experience focused on marketing, product development, sales management, communications and general management for a variety of businesses and industries.

Prior to founding SiriusDecisions 10 years ago, John was chief executive officer of Skila, a SaaS provider of business intelligence solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology industries. John also spent 12 years at Gartner Group as a member of the company's senior management team, holding positions that included vice president of sales, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, and executive vice president and general manager of the Technology Provider Group. John was instrumental in helping Gartner grow from $15 million in yearly sales to $800 million through the development of the company's brand strategy and the creation of concepts such as Enterprise Resource Planning, an industry term used today. While at Gartner, John played an active role in more than 25 acquisitions and investments. John began his career at 3M Corporation in the Media Services division where he was a consultant.

John received a BA in economics from Ithaca College.

Todd Davison

Todd Davison
President
Bulldog Solutions

Todd Davison is the president and co-founder of Bulldog Solutions. He is a recognized thought leader on webinars and demand generation, and has authored many articles and white papers on the subject. Todd is an active member in the Austin chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization ("EO").

Before establishing Bulldog Solutions, Todd served as the vice president of marketing and operations for U.S. OnLine, where he oversaw all aspects of strategic marketing and marketing operations. Todd has a Master of Professional Accounting and a Bachelor in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.


Moderator

Christian Bernard

Christian Bernard
CEO at SalesLab DemandGen
Bulldog Solutions Europe

Christian Bernard is CEO at SalesLab DemandGen, a consulting firm in partnership with Bulldog Solutions that specializes in optimizing sales and marketing operations. With 15 years of senior management consulting across EMEA, Asia and the U.S., and 10 more years of sales and marketing management at large North American firms in EMEA, Bernard has spearheaded the transformation from product to solution selling for SalesLab DemandGen clients, increasing the value of orders and win rates. He has also led the charge in revamping clients' marketing and sales team operational practices, resulting in significantly higher ROI for demand-generation programs and sales productivity.

Prior to joining SalesLab DemandGen, Bernard was managing partner, EMEA at sales consulting firm OnTarget, where he was a major contributor to growing an EMEA offshoot of its U.S. parent to a $20M operation. Prior to OnTarget, he was director of sales operations, EMEA at Tandem Computers.

Bernard holds a degree in engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Electronique, Paris, France.