SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders Awards 2019: The Top Ten


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Meet SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders of 2019. Our most popular CEO, COO’s and Presidents that spoke at SaaStr Annual 2019. Curious how we came up with this list? We found our most popular speakers by speaker views and likes, session bookmarks and ratings weighing categories more heavily for overall rating than initial interest. Using magic (standard deviation) we came up with the best of the best of our sessions as voted by you, our SaaStr community. Every week we’ll be rolling out new winners until we get to the very pinnacle of our list. Keep your eyes peeled as we unveil the list and a bit more about your favorite leaders.

SaaStr’s Most Respected Leader Awards Number: 9 to 5

Brian Halligan Hubspot Founder/CEO
About Brian…
Our metrics suggest that our attendees were very excited about Brian as a speaker. His high marks in our “speaker likes” metric lands him
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SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders Awards 2019: The Top Ten


This post is by Deborah Findling from SaaStr


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Meet SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders of 2019. Our most popular CEO, COO’s and Presidents that spoke at SaaStr Annual 2019. Curious how we came up with this list? We found our most popular speakers by speaker views and likes, session bookmarks and ratings weighing categories more heavily for overall rating than initial interest. Using magic (standard deviation) we came up with the best of the best of our sessions as voted by you, our SaaStr community. Every week we’ll be rolling out new winners until we get to the very pinnacle of our list. Keep your eyes peeled as we unveil the list and a bit more about your favorite leaders.

SaaStr’s Most Respected Leader Awards Number: 9 to 5

Brian Halligan Hubspot Founder/CEO
About Brian…
Our metrics suggest that our attendees were very excited about Brian as a speaker. His high marks in our “speaker likes” metric lands him
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SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 17, 2019


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Ep. 233: Godard Abel is the Founder & CEO @ G2, the company helping millions of business make better product buying decisions every month. To date, Godard has raised over $100m in funding with G2 from the likes of Accel, IVP, High Alpha, Pritzker Group and Chicago Ventures just to name a few. As for Godard, he founded his first business, BigMachines, in 2000, a business he scaled to $50m in revenue and over 300 people up until it’s acquisition to Oracle 11 years later for $400m. Godard then became CEO @ Steelbrick where he took them from 5 to 200 employees and increased bookings by 37x in 7 quarters. Steelbrick was ultimately acquired by Salesforce where he spent a year and a half before starting G2.

In This Episode We Discuss:

Even More of SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders Unveiled!


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Meet SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders of 2019. Our most popular CEO, COO’s and Presidents that spoke at SaaStr Annual 2019. Curious how we came up with this list? We found our most popular speakers by speaker views and likes, session bookmarks and ratings weighing categories more heavily for overall rating than initial interest. Using magic (standard deviation) we came up with the best of the best of our sessions as voted by you, our SaaStr community. Every week we’ll be rolling out new winners until we get to the very pinnacle of our list. Keep your eyes peeled as we unveil the list and a bit more about your favorite leaders.

SaaStr’s Most Respected Leader Awards Number: 10 to 14

 
Nick Mehta Gainsight CEO
About Nick…
Nick Mehta and Anthony Kennada presented on how to create a new category (customer success). He rises to number ten on our list
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5 ways to get the most out of SaaStr Europa


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Bags packed, tickets booked – what’s next? Here is your guide to everything you should know before you get to Paris next month! We have a few tips for making sure you take advantage of everything you can see and do at SaaStr Europa. Take a look!

1.Register for your sessions

Session registration is open! Having trouble figuring out how to reserve your seat? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out this video below for all the steps you should follow to save your spot. A few weeks out from the event is usually when we see a huge surge in seats being reserved so if you’re reading this, it’s the right time to start plotting out your schedule.

2.Vote for your favorite sessions

You have four categories to choose from inside the app itself, we highly recommend you do a few things once you’re onsite: Before Continue reading "5 ways to get the most out of SaaStr Europa"

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 10, 2019


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Ep. 231: Jason Reichl is the Founder & CEO @ GoNimbly, the first SaaS consultancy to focus on revenue operations. Currently growing 100% year over year, working with companies to un-silo their operations and create one strategic revenue ops team to support their Go To Market strategy. In the past, Go Nimbly has helped companies like Zendesk, Twilio, PagerDuty and Coursera to achieve alignment and increase revenue by 26%. As for Jason, prior to co-founding GoNimbly, he was Director of Product Management @ TradeShift and before that was VP of Product Management @ Lanetix.

In This Episode We Discuss:
  • How Jason made his way from Director of Product Management at Tradeshift to changing the way we think about scaling revenue operations with GoNimbly.
  • Why does Jason believe that we have to remove handoffs between go to market teams? Why are they so damaging? How Continue reading "SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 10, 2019"

More of SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders Awards List Revealed!


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Meet SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders of 2019. Our most popular CEO, COO’s and Presidents that spoke at SaaStr Annual 2019. Curious how we came up with this list? We found our most popular speakers by speaker views and likes, session bookmarks and ratings weighing categories more heavily for overall rating than initial interest. Using magic (standard deviation) we came up with the best of the best of our sessions as voted by you, our SaaStr community. Every week we’ll be rolling out new winners until we get to the very pinnacle of our list. Keep your eyes peeled as we unveil the list and a bit more about your favorite leaders.

SaaStr’s Most Respected Leader Awards Number: 19 to 15

Eric Yuan Zoom Founder/CEO
Eric Yuan
About Eric…
Elisa Steele holds strong at number twenty-two with high-interest metrics from our attendees who looked forward to her as a speaker. Namely is an
Dug Song
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Get Excited! Here’s how to meet with VCs at SaaStr Europa.


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It’s hard to believe but we’re exactly 36 days away from SaaStr Europa. Use this opportunity to learn from investors how to scale up your company. From small group meetups to one-on-one meetings and even larger scale sessions, there will be lots of different ways to engage with VCs in Paris.

Check out some of our VC day sessions! 🤝🏻

  • “Using Product Led Growth as an Indicator for Investment” with OpenView Venture Partner Ashley Smith
  • “1How to Lie (to Yourself) with SaaS Statistics” with Threshold Ventures Partner Josh Stein
  • “Early days: Why It Took Two Years to Fund This Company” with Shasta Ventures Managing Director
  • How to Get Funded When You’re Not an Obvious Candidate” Impact X Capital Partners Founding Member and Principal Yvonne Bajela and Backstage Capital Director Andy Davis
  • “Building High-Performance Teams and Hiring Gamechangers” Notion Capital Partner Jos White and Notion Capital Head of Continue reading "Get Excited! Here’s how to meet with VCs at SaaStr Europa."

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 3, 2019


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Episode 229: Manny Medina is the Founder & CEO @ Outreach, the market leading sales engagement platform that turns your team into a revenue-driving machine. To date, Manny has raised over $114m in funding from some great people including friends of the show in the form of Alex Clayton @ Spark, Mayfield, Trinity Ventures and DFJ Growth, just to name a few. Prior to founding Outreach, Manny spent 7 years with Microsoft where he ran the Latin America and Canada business development group for Microsoft’s emerging mobile division, representing $50M of yearly revenue. Before that Manny was a Senior Product Manager @ Amazon where he engineered the compensation system for Amazon Associates and Web-Services which accounts for 15% of Amazon’s traffic.

In Today’s Episode We Discuss:

Connect with a Mentor at SaaStr Europa 2019


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These mentorships are specific to product and engineering. This is a chance to get actionable advice from mentors in your field and walk away with some tangible takeaways. Our goal is to help everyone get from $0 to $100m ARR with less stress and more success. We do that with a combination of industry-leading content and community connections. While sessions are a key feature to our conferences, being able to sit down with some of your peers and ask questions directly helps leverage the great minds that speak and attendees SaaStr Europa. After the jump – more about how you can meet a mentor at SaaStr Europa!

Seeking Mentorship at SaaStr Europa 2019?

We trialed a version of this at SaaStr Annual 2019 and attendees loved it so much that we’re doing it again. PlatoHQ has helped us source some amazing product and engineering mentors for you. At SaaStr Europa
Mentorships
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