The sales conference for forward thinking sales leaders

June 11, 2015 at Terra Gallery, San Francisco

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What is Forecast?

  • Forecast is a sales conference for sales leaders who are passionate about taking advantage of new technologies to accelerate their team's performance.

    Come hear how the world's top performing sales organizations are building and energizing their sales teams and learn about the latest software tools that will transform the way your team sells.

    If you are a sales leader at your company, this is the one conference you don't want to miss!

  • Watch a recap of a previous local Forecast event

Forecast 2015 Core Themes

  • Sales Productivity and Acceleration

    Your sales team is most likely performing at 20% to 35% productivity. However, technology today can do so much to reduce repetitive tasks. With the proliferation of cutting edge tools sales teams are now able to be productive like never before. Innovative companies are heavily investing in such tools to boost their sales team's performance.

    We'll talk about how these tools are changing sales forever and what we should expect to see in the future.

  • Sales Intelligence and Big Data

    Some might think that big data is just another buzzword. In the world of sales though, the outcome is clear (more sales!) and the process is very well defined. This makes big data and machine learning a new frontier for sales organizations that want to improve their performance in a step function way.

    Get ready to hear about new strategies that will transform the way you sell.

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  • Parker Conrad

    Parker Conrad

    Co-founder and CEO, Zenefits

  • Mark Roberge

    Mark Roberge

    Chief Revenue Officer, Hubspot

  • Nick Mehta

    Nick Mehta

    CEO, Gainsight

  • Kate Leggett

    Kate Leggett

    VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

  • Mike Derezin

    Mike Derezin

    VP Sales Solutions, Linkedin

  • Bill Binch

    Bill Binch

    SVP Global SMB Sales, Marketo

  • Robert Brewster

    Robert Brewster

    VP Global Sales, Twilio

  • Steve De Marco

    Steve De Marco

    VP Worldwide Sales, Xactly

  • Jason Mills

    Jason Mills

    Director of Sales and Support, Expensify

  • Bridget Gleason

    Bridget Gleason

    VP of Sales, Yesware

  • Raj Gossain

    Raj Gossain

    VP of Product, ClearSlide

  • Ben Sardella

    Ben Sardella

    Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Datanyze

  • Misha McPherson

    Misha McPherson

    Sr. Director of Sales Enablement, Mixpanel

  • Mamoon Hamid

    Mamoon Hamid

    Partner, Social+Capital

  • Roger Lee

    Roger Lee

    General Partner, Battery Ventures

  • Laela Sturdy

    Laela Sturdy

    Partner, Google Capital

  • Jason Heltzer

    Jason Heltzer

    Partner, Origin Ventures

  • Uzi Shmilovici

    Uzi Shmilovici

    CEO, Base

  • Steve Walske

    Steve Walske

    Managing Director, Myriad Investments; Former CEO, PTC

  • Rory O’Driscoll

    Rory O’Driscoll

    Partner, Scale Venture Partners

  • Travis Huch

    Travis Huch

    VP Sales, Base

  • Tal Tsfany

    Tal Tsfany

    Chief Customer Officer, Base

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Terra Gallery

511 Harrison Street
San Francisco


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Registration and Breakfast

Have breakfast and get settled in for a great day of networking, learning and strategy.

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction

In his keynote presentation, Base CEO and Founder, Uzi Shmilovici will take you on a journey through time and share how we got to the current state of sales.

9:00 AM

Investing in Next Generation Sales Technologies

Investors weigh in on what they look for, and what they think about when investing in the next generation of sales technologies.

9:45 AM

Scaling Sales - The CEO Perspective

CEOs from some of the top companies in the world discuss the challenges they had with scaling their sales teams.

10:45 AM

Sales Productivity - The New Frontier

There's an entire new category of sales tools that are helping reps sell more and giving sales leaders deeper insights. The people behind the products you use daily share their take on the new frontier of sales.

11:15 AM


Take a break, grab some delicious food and meet with sales leaders.

12:00 PM

Fragmentation and Consolidation in Sales

In her Keynote, Forrester's Kate Leggett breaks down the current sales landscape and looks onward into the future.

1:00 PM

The Future of Sales Management

New sales processes and tools are leading to new sales management strategies. Top VP Sales weigh in and share how you can effectively manage this new breed of sales professionals.

1:45 PM

Serendipity to Science

Mike Derezin of LinkedIn introduces ways in which sales is getting more scientific, focusing on social selling.

2:15 PM

The Sales Acceleration Formula

Mark Roberge scaled the Hubspot sales team from $0 to $100 million by building a repeatable sales formula. Coming from an engineering background, Mark offers a unique perspective on the science of sales, one you don’t want to miss.

3:15 PM

Building a Sales Machine - Lessons From a Unicorn

Social+Capital's Mamoon Hamid and Zenefits' Parker Conrad hold a fireside chat to talk about the keys to building the Zenefits' sales machine.

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Base CEO, Uzi Shmilovici wraps things up and recognizes Forecast award winners.

4:45 PM

Happy Hour: Sales Science Bar

Cocktails, Hors D'oeuvres and Networking.

5:00 PM

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