SEM SIG: Can Sales Operations Help SW Engr. Mgrs?



  • The Monthly Meeting of the SEM SIG


    Presentation Overview

    How Can Sales Operations Help Software Engineering Managers?

    This interactive program will focus on the role that Sales Operations can play in the software engineering environment. In today’s competitive landscape, it is critical to adapt to changing markets. This event will provide insights into what Sales Operations is, what benefit it can provide to engineering managers, and how to leverage this functional area for the benefit of software project business goals.

    This event will benefit engineering team members, managers, and leaders who wish to contribute more successful business results to their organization. Active participation throughout the program is encouraged.


    About the Presenter

    Sharon Lewis, President, Strategic Impact, Inc.,

    Sharon Lewis is the Founder and President of Strategic Impact, Inc., a management consulting practice specializing in providing complete solutions for global sales and marketing operations. She has 25 years of leadership experience within Life Science and software companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 100 companies.

    Most recently, she was with Genentech, where she established a new department and led a customer strategy initiative. Previously, she established a new worldwide sales operations function at a privately held mid-sized software company recently acquired by IBM. Ms. Lewis led Global Sales Operations, Marketing Operations, Worldwide Operations, and IT at CRM software company, Clarify. She also held leadership roles in sales, marketing, and IT operations at Parke-Davis, Warner-Lambert, which was acquired by Pfizer. She was a key contributor in the launches of numerous blockbuster products such as Lipitor® and Accupril®.

    Ms. Lewis holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BS from Montclair State.



    Building D
    Southern Cross Room
    3410 Hillview Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94304



    6:30pm - 7:00pm - Registration
    7:00pm - 8:30pm - Presentation



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members


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