Why are you nominating this person?
Debbie Qaqish is a Principal Partner and Chief Revenue Marketing Officer for ThePedowitz Group, the authority on Revenue Marketing Transformation. Last year she was named the 10th Most Influential in SLMA and one of SLMA’s Top 20 Women to Watch in 2010. A sales executive turned marketer, Debbie understands the sales process and need for marketers to drive revenue and demonstrate their roles as value creators – In fact, she coined the term Revenue Marketer® in 2007 and is passionate about helping her clients succeed in this role. A prolific writer and charismatic speaker, Debbie is often asked to write articles and speak at industry forums. The College of William and Mary has invited her to speak to their MBA students about Revenue Marketing for the last three years. Debbie also created and launched the Revenue Marketing University designed specifically to educate marketing executives on how to transition their marketing organizations from cost centers to revenue centers. Debbie hosts her own internet radio program, WRMR Radio, where she interviews successful Revenue Marketers who are making a name for themselves and their companies.
What stand-out thing have they done?
This summer, Debbie lead The Pedowitz Group initiative with Lenskold Group to launch a ground-breaking research study on the business impact of marketing automation on revenue. Results produced a solid business case for investing in marketing automation and ROI metrics. Also, this October, Debbie introduced Revenue Marketing University, a professional certification course for Revenue Marketing Executives. This six course, instructor-led webinar series is taught by industry experts with proven track records for creating predictable, repeatable and sustainable streams of revenue. RMU brings together the best practices in demand generation and revenue accountability for marketing.
Wondering how to nominate someone?
Nominations Accepted on October 1st for the 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2012.
On October 1st the nominations page on the SLMA site will be open for members to nominate up to three people they believe are the most influential people in sales lead management. SLMA co-founder Susan Campanale said, “This year, as last year, the process is divided into nominating and voting.”
- Nominations: SLMA members may nominate one or more professional individuals for consideration until October 28, 2011.Nominations are accepted from SLMA members only.However, nonmembers may nominate someone once they join SLMA, and membership is currently free.
- Voting: Members or non-members may vote for candidates listed on the SLMA site on November 1st. Voting will be open until November 30 , 2012. The ‘50 Most Influential Sales Lead Management Professionals’ List will be published on December 5, 2012. Executive Director Jim Obermayer said,”We do not subscribe to my hometown of Chicago’s voting philosophy of -vote early and vote often.” Each voter may cast three votes for different individuals; multiple votes for the same person by the same person will be voided. As occurred last year, winners will be given certificates and special logos with their names for placement on their sites. Many will be invited to be interviewed on SLMA Radio during the following year.
- Rules for Nominating and Voting
- A nominated person does not have to be a member of the SLMA to be in the top 50.
- The person nominating an individual must be a member of the SLMA (membership is free).
- An individual member of the SLMA may nominate more than one person, but cannot vote for one person multiple times.
- The people with the most votes win.
- A person nominating someone must list the nominees name, company, country, email address (for notification only) and phone number, and a 50-word statement of their contributions. The statement is optional but not mandatory.
- The person nominated must be active in business sometime in 2012 (retirees count, deceased nominees count if they were active in business sometime in 2012).
- International nominees count, this is not limited to business people from the United States of America.
- Immediate members of the SLMA management staff (Obermayer, Friedman, Campanale, Hall and Finch) are not eligible for nomination.
- Members of the Advisory Board are eligible for nomination.
- Voters have to be a member of the SLMA