J. Ryan Williams 

Keynote Speaker - Sales Coach - Startup Advisor

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 J. Ryan Williams - Speaker, Sales Coach and Advisor to Startups

J. Ryan Williams - Speaker, Sales Coach and Advisor to Startups

J. Ryan Williams has been building sales teams for over nine years in Silicon Valley and has worked on interesting companies in advertising, mobile, design, healthcare, and SaaS.  Clients at SalesCollider are fast-moving software companies backed by the best VCs (Including Y-combinator, TrueVentures, 500 Startups, and A16Z).   Ryan's management experience includes building sales training for 400 reps at AdRoll where he also launched a $60M mid-market sales team.  As VP of Sales at LeadGenius, Ryan grew enterprise sales 400% and helped raise Series B from top-tier investors.

Passionate about developing founders and sales leaders, Ryan is often coaching or mentoring either 1:1, or 1: Many via podcasts, blogs and many videos hosted at SalesCollider.com.  His speaking topics include How Sales Reps Can Think Like Business Owners, Scaling from 5 to 50 clients, and The Revenue Roadmap, How Founders Control Sales from the Start. 

Custom workshops, Keynotes and Sales Kick Offs can be created upon request.  Ryan can be reached at ryan@salescollider.com.

 

 

 

 

 

J. Ryan Williams - Speaker Portfolio

Previous Speaking Engagements:

Why 70% of New VPs of Sales Fail
SaaStr Podcast w/ Harry Stebbings (San Francisco, CA) - March  2018  - RECORDING

The Six Challenges to Selling Into the US Market
500 Startups (San Francisco, CA) - March  2018

Creating Sales Predictability from the Start
Innogate Global Accelerator at ITÜ (Istanbul, Turkey 🇹🇷) - March  2018

Creating Sales Predictability from the Start
PiCampus (Rome, Italy 🇮🇹) - February 2018 - VIDEO

Pitch Coaching for Seed Stage Founders
Startup Grind Global Conference (Silicon Valley, CA) - February  2018 - VIDEO

Five Things that Sales Reps Can Learn from Founders
Sales Kickoff Keynote - Top 5 Tech company in SF - January  2018

The Revenue Roadmap 2-Day Workshop
500 Startups (Mexico City, Mexico 🇲🇽) - December 2017

Five Things You Prob. Don’t Know About Your Customers
MaRS (Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦) - November 2017

Scaling from Five to Fifty Clients
Digital Freedom Festival (Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻) - November 2017

How to Pitch Investors, Seed Edition
Digital Freedom Festival (Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻) - November 2017

Scaling Sales from $0-$1M ARR
NXTP.Labs (Buenos Aires, Argentina 🇦🇷) - October 2017

Sales 101:  What Founders Need to Know Before You Sell
500 Startups Pre-Accelerator  (Montevideo, Uruguay  🇺🇾) - October 2017                                                                                                                  
Thinking Like a Business Owner
Adobe Sales Kick Off (San Jose, CA) - June 2017

The Secrets to the 'Land and Expand’ Sales Strategy
500 Startups (Mountain View, CA) - May 2017

Sales 101 for Startup Founders
500 Startups Pre-Seed Program (Kobe, Japan 🇯🇵) - August 2017

De-Risking Startup Sales with a Solid Hiring Strategy
Open Source Sales Summit (San Francisco, CA) - October 2016

Selling to the C-Suite (Panel Moderator)
Enterprise Sales Forum hosted by Lyft (San Francisco, CA) - August 2016

Identifying Prospects with Account Based Selling (Panel Moderator)
Enterprise Sales Forum hosted by LinkedIn (San Francisco, CA) - December 2016

3 Things You Need to Know About Start Up Sales
Jason Calacanis’ Launch Incubator (San Francisco, CA) - February 2016

 

 

"Huge shoutout to J. Ryan Williams from SalesCollider for spending time with our Adobe Inside Sales team to coach them on the "Be The Owner Of Your Business" mindset! It was #leadgendary!"  

-Head of Inside Sales, Adobe

 

 

"Thank you! You were a great inspiration to many of us!"

-DFF Conference Organizer, Riga Latvia

 

 

"Best speaker at our conference"

- Conference Organizer, San Francisco 

 

 

 

 

 
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