Dave is principal and co-founder of the Silicon Valley Sales Group which owns and operates the Sandler Training Center in Santa Clara. He has trained, developed and coached professionals, from lawyers to accountants, architects, and engineers, as well as executive management, sales leaders, and individual sales reps from small businesses to the Fortune 2000 in manufacturing, software/SaaS, real estate, and myriad service businesses. Through training, consulting, and personal coaching, Dave transforms his clients’ businesses and their lives, by building self-awareness, fostering change, and holding them accountable for achieving their personal and professional best. Dave holds both BA and MBA degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.
Bruce is passionate about building and scaling customer facing teams for early to mid- stage technology companies. He has served on the executive team of seven early stage ventures leading global sales, customer success, marketing, and business development. Bruce has broad experience selling B2B enterprise SaaS and software products into diverse markets including infrastructure, networking, IIoT, fintech, retail, payments, artificial intelligence, marketing automation, cloud computing, and aerospace and defense. His experience ranges from building sales teams from the ground up to leading all customer facing aspects of a business. Bruce has extensive international channel experience having established multiple teams in EMEA and APAC. He enjoys supporting the growth of those around him and helping people develop their skills and build their careers.
Bruce has a technical background earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.