Why are you nominating this person?
Nikolaus Kimla is the CEO Pipeliner CRM. He is the author of Salespeople Embracing It All: The IT Revolution and Empty Coffers–New Burdens. Professionals who use Pipeliner CRM — sales managers, sales professionals, and sales teams — need to have better ways to meet the non-stop challenges. Salespeople and those who manage them need allies they can count on to understand what they need and make it for them. This is the mission of Pipeliner CRM. The highest aspiration of salespeople is entrepreneurial — people who organize, operate, and take the risks for business success. Teams of entrepreneurs are spearheading the revolution of social business. Kimla embrace these people as Salespreneurs, and built a product to support their efforts. Nikolaus Kimla has a passionate belief in the power of the entrepreneurial spirit — the person called the salespreneur. Connecting a salesperson to an exceptional sales tool will work to the benefit of his company. Kimla also has a passionate belief in empowering great managers. Superior managers turn actions into results. Allowing managers to see clearly and act effectively is the reason Pipeliner CRM was built as a visual tool — a guiding light — that prioritizes workflow and informs leadership. Kimla further has a passionate belief in education and helping others succeed. The success of Pipeliner CRM is built on the success of their users. Nikolaus Kimla is determined make Pipeliner CRM a center of excellence in information, advice, and debate around Sales topics and trends. Shared knowledge is the most powerful force in humankind.
What stand-out thing have they done?
Being both an entrepreneur and a sales veteran himself, Nikolaus Kimla put forth the concept that salespeople actually are entrepreneurs within the enterprise. Nikolaus set out to not only change the way the world thinks of salespeople, but to actually empower salespeople as the entrepreneurs they actually are.
Their Company URL: http:/www.pipelinersales.com