Paul can help sales forces understand how well they are performing compared to “normal” start-ups, which his audience members find very motivational.
Paul helps take start-up companies from zero to $100M quickly. Professionally, Paul’s favorite place to be is “inside the tornado” of a fast growing, dynamic start-up. He invests in the IT, security, consumer, and digital energy sectors; and is on the boards of Homesuite, Peerspace, SkyCure, Dreambox Learning, Kik and InsideView. Past investments include Chegg (CHGG), MobileIron (MOBL), Coverity (acquired by Synopsys), Averail (acquired by MobileIron), Conformia (acquired by Oracle), Ketera (acquired by Rearden Commerce), RouteScience (acquired by Avaya), Talking Blocks (acquired by Hewlett-Packard), and TuVox (acquired by West).
Paul Holland is a former head of Worldwide Sales for a number of highly successful start-up companies that have generated over $13B in market capitalization. He has spoken for dozens of organizations over the years, usually on the topic of high performance software sales. He has worked with some of the best software CEOs in the business (Reed Hastings, Pure SW and now Netflix; and Mark Gainey, Kana and now Strava). He has extensive experience in software security from his work with MobileIron, Coverity, Skycure and others in the Foundation Capital portfolio. Given his years in venture capital, Paul can help sales forces understand how well they are performing compared to “normal” start-ups, which his audience members find very motivational.