Episode 51 – From Start Up to Seed Funding to Series A and Beyond with Gordon Lawson
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In this week’s episode, we welcome the Chief Executive Officer of NetAbstraction, Inc., Gordon Lawson to discuss his approach to business growth, sales leadership, hiring, and managing people both within and outside a sales structure. KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE: Key things to look for when hiring a sales team, How being a leader in the military can prepare you for leadership in the private sector Determining whether people are good or not for your team Advice on stepping into a leadership role for the first time Three key tips for successfully managing a business THIS WEEK'S GUEST Gordon Lawson has nearly two decades of experience in the cyber security sector, focusing on global enterprise business development. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a veteran of the US Navy. After leaving the military he built a successful sales and sales leadership career in the cybersecurity industry, with organisations such as Pictometry, PhishMe, ReversingLabs and RangeForce. He is currently CEO of a highly disruptive cybersecurity vendor NetAbstraction. For more information, or to get in touch with Gordon, check out: Website: www.netabstraction.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gordon-lawson-58679710/ YOUR HOST Simon Lader is the host of The Conference Room, Co-Founder of global executive search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy. Since 1997, Simon has helped Senior Executives achieve Life Transformation through finding their ideal job and consulted with leading enterprise software and cybersecurity vendors to build highly effective teams. Get to know more about Simon at: Podcast: https://theconferenceroompodcast.com Website: https://simonlader.com/ Blog: blog.salisi.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonlader LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/headhuntersimonlader Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3dd0obQSM8cYRV0HCxiuF0
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