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Our Management Team

Eileen Sullivan, Founder and Managing Partner

René Dane, Partner and EVP Sales & Business Development

Colin Scaife, Partner and Managing Director for Europe and the Middle East



Eileen Sullivan, Founder and Managing Partner

 

Eileen is a senior manager and veteran entrepreneur who brings over twenty years of experience in business and marketing, with extensive experience in the international marketplace. A veteran of five start-ups, two successful turn-arounds and several mergers and acquisitions, her background includes Officer, VP and director level positions at companies in all stages of growth.

 

With deep expertise in business and marketing strategy, targeted tactical marketing and maximizing marketing effectiveness and ROI on limited budgets, Eileen  has helped companies launch operations from the ground up, grow from zero to $50 million in under 4 years, achieve 70% to 100% annual growth, expand into international markets, become recognized leaders in crowded market segments and land spots on the prestigious Inc. 500 annual list.

 

She has helped companies get investor ready, raise a total of more than $40 million in funding, execute successful private placement offerings and prepare for IPO. Eileen has managed investor relations for a $100 million multi-national company, and played integral roles in mergers and acquisitions on both sides of the deal, including managing due diligence and sensitive internal and external communications.

 

Eileen is a former Board member of the American Marketing Association, and has also served on the Boards of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Women Executives and Entrepreneurs. An accomplished public speaker, she has been a guest lecturer at California State University/Los Angeles graduate school of business program in their Entrepreneurship Institute and a guest speaker at the UCLA Anderson School of Management Business Entrepreneurship Conferences. Awards include the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil and the Bell Ringer Award for Excellence in Communications.  

 

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René Dane, Partner and EVP Sales and Business Development

 

René has over twenty years experience in sales and international business. His career includes senior level positions in sales, corporate management, business development, distribution channels and strategic alliances for a variety of software and technology products and services companies.

 

René's areas of expertise include systematically moving prospects through the sales cycle to close business and driving companies' expansion into global markets. He possesses a thorough understanding of the psychology and techniques of B2B consultative sales, as well as the latest marketing strategies and how they relate to today's sales processes.

 

René has helped launch start-ups, opened and grown territories, built sales teams from scratch and coached them to excellence, sold into and managed major accounts, and implemented lucrative distributorships and strategic business alliances.

 

René holds an MBA and is able to conduct business in several European languages

 

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Colin Scaife, Partner and Managing Director for Europe and the Middle East

 

An international business veteran with more than twenty years experience in marketing, sales and business development, Colin specializes in helping companies overcome sales and marketing issues by creating, managing and executing programs tailored to each client's key strengths and unique advantages to achieve sales cycle efficiency and increase revenues.

 

His most recent focus has been working with early stage private equity companies, driving first sales for numerous start-up technology companies. He also has extensive expertise in business development, developing and managing sales channels, strategic alliances and distributorships.

 

Based in Brussels, Belgium, Colin has lived in Denmark, Germany, France, the UK, and the USA and worked across Europe and the Middle East and he is comfortable doing business in 5 European languages.

 

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