The Harris Consulting Group announced today that AA-ISP recognized Richard Harris as part of the AA-ISP Leadership Summit 2015 at an awards banquet held in April at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, Ill.
“It is an honor to recognize Richard Harris as this year’s recipient of The TOP 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional Awards. Richard has proven their dedication and commitment to advancing the profession of inside sales, which is the mission of the AA-ISP,” stated Bob Perkins, Founder. “We are confidentthat Richard will continue to have an impact on the inside sales community for years to come”, stated Perkins.
“There are so many people on this list that I know, admire, and respect. I consider it a real privilege and honor to receive this recognition and be listed amongst them,” said Richard, Owner. “What Bob and his team over at the AA-ISP has created is truly remarkable. We are very appreciative not only of their recognition but also their continued efforts in supporting the Inside Sales community,” stated Richard.
Richard founded The Harris Consulting Group after coming face-to-face with many start-up and expansion stage SaaS organizations that were struggling to build or scale their sales teams, yet had strong ideas and a solid product market fit. The Harris Consulting Group focuses on providing real-world sales, sales training, leadership, and operational experience with companies who want to grow their revenue with proven, measurable results.
Richard brings over 20 years of technology and SaaS experience in sales training, operations and sales leadership into his role as a sales consultant. He has built, led and consulted with a wide range of organizations including start-ups, mid-size companies, and global organizations, including, eVestment, Gainsight, Mashery (acquired by Intel), Outbound Engine, PC Guardian (acquired by Acco Brands), Riverdeep (acquired by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), SocialChorus, Spanning (acquired by EMC), TopOpps, Workspot, and Village Voice Media.
The AA-ISP is an international association dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession of Inside Sales. The association engages in research studies, organizational benchmarking and leadership round tables to better understand and analyze the trends, challenges, and key components of the growth and development of the Inside Sales industry. Our mission is to help inside sales representatives and leaders to leverage our information and resources through published content, local community chapters, national conferences, career development, and an Inside Sales Accreditation program.