Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team2018-08-10T20:17:44+00:00

Meet Our Team

Edward Golod
Edward GolodCEO & Founder
Edward Golod is a global thought leader specializes in building business outcome sales advantages for vendors and enabling sales teams to sell from the top, into the C-suite office. His 35 years experience in Software, SaaS, IT and Manufacturing includes founding three successful startups. He singularly built the U.S. Enterprise Command & Control market growing his company to $50M. Includes founding a Financial Services software firm later sold for $20M, and a leading Consultative Sales training firm based on selling business value. He also held sales positions with industry leaders at Eloqua, Teradata, Microsoft, and SAS Institute.

His career revenue of $245M includes $3.4B in identified client value, raised millions in venture funding, holds several patents, and advises CEOs on growth strategies.

He holds a BA from the SUNY with the only degree ever in business and sales.

Nabil Badr
Nabil BadrInterm COO & Chief Digital Officer
Dr. Nabil Georges Badr is an international leader driving top-level execution with key performance indicators focused on long-term value creation, customer satisfaction, and revenue growth. His experience of 30+ years in IT/ICT includes high-level enterprise business leadership positions, with C-Suite financial value advisement, from Industry leaders as Chase/Washington Mutual, Kaiser Permanente, and Bank of America/Countrywide Home loans.

He founded several successful startups, specializing in B2B/B2C digital innovation, BI, big data, advanced analytics, & AI.

He holds a Ph.D. in Business Admin. from the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, a Master’s in Engineering from Calif. State Univ., and a Certificate of Research from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

James Gerber
James GerberExec. Dir. Financial Business Analysis
Jame’s extensive experience is as a finance leader at the highest levels of the military, government, and business. He managed $17B+ budgets including qualitative and quantitative analysis, project management and company finance. Retired from the Marine Corps as the Sr. Budget Analyst and Programmer for the entire portfolio of warfighting equipment valued at $12 billion. Worked at the Office of Budget, U.S. Dept. of the Interior and was responsible for 17 bureaus representing $17.5 billion. Earlier lead a Schedule and Cost Analysis Team of a $1.5 billion DOD program.

He holds a BA of Arts in Chinese from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Cynthia Phillips
Cynthia PhillipsChief Marketing Strategist
Cynthia is a seasoned marketing strategist with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry working for companies ranging from start-ups to global Fortune 500 companies including Fidelity Investments, JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Fitch Ratings and Accenture. She is a proven leader in marketing automation and customer relationship management strategy and technology.

She consults with C Level executives on the use of technology to obtain the necessary analytics to reach sales goals and ultimately achieve corporate revenue goals. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women.

She holds a BS, Business Administration and Communication, Adelphi University.

Panagiota Betty Tufariello, Esq
Panagiota Betty Tufariello, EsqChief Litigation Officer
Betty is one of the leading Intellectual Property attorneys in the U.S., with 20 plus years’ experience in corporate law, tech, SaaS, and science. She delivers significant client value with patents, trademarks, inventions, copyrights and trade secrets; both in securing with the government and in litigation. Her successful litigating includes against Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, and Sketchers. A highly skilled negotiator, covers the formation and dissolution of joint ventures, corporations, and license agreements.

She holds a J.D. degree, The Brooklyn Center, Hofstra Law, and B.S. degree, cum laude, in Chemistry, Long Island University. Is the founder of INTELLECTULAW, and speaks fluent Greek, Italian, French, and Spanish.

Susan Reznak
Susan ReznakManaging Director, Business Value Engineering
Prepared SEC, 10-K and 10-Q statutory filings contribute to the earnings release materials and prepare financial statement fluctuation analysis. Managed research on new disclosures; and worked with Sr. corporate leadership to deliver quality MD&A, financial statements, and footnotes in accordance with SEC, FASB and US GAAP rules. Includes expertise in budgeting, forecasting and results analysis, deal review, revenue recognition analysis, compliance reporting, debt covenant calculations, and consolidated global cash forecast on a weekly basis with company’s Treasurer

Experience: Deloitte & Touché, Senior Auditor, TYCO, Sr. Manager External Reporting, AVAYA, Sr. Finance Manager, LUCENT Technologies, External Reporting Manager.

Education: M.B.A., Rutgers Graduate School of Management, Rutgers, B.S. Accounting, Villanova University.

Janine Buis
Janine BuisDirector, Strategic Accounts, President GrowthTera
Janine is an experienced business leader helping organizations build meaningful connections between customers and employees – as a marketer, strategist, M&A integration leader, she supports Revenue Accelerators. At Nokia, she brought together global teams to create a global mobile services unit and support the app developer ecosystem. She has managed the change process arising from M&A integrations, and organization and cultural change initiatives. She has launched pioneering technologies in the market. Janine started her career as a consultant at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen.

She holds an MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.

Sherri Sklar
Sherri SklarDirector, Strategic Accounts, CEO, GrowthTera
Sherri is a seasoned sales, marketing, and business development technology executive who has led transformational change and created award-winning revenue and market leadership strategies. She has helped companies achieve triple-digit growth and successful exit strategies. Her high-performance sales, marketing, and business development strategies, training and sales enablement success support Revenue Accelerators; and companies as IBM, CA, SunGard, CTG. She shortens sales cycles, builds robust pipelines, and converts stalled opportunities into multimillion-dollar closed deals based on business outcomes.

Sherri holds an MBA, Harvard Business School, BA, Tulane University.

Laurie Parker
Laurie ParkerManaging Director, Business Value Engineering
Laurie is an expert in market research, statistical and financial analyses, and operational strategies for the Fortune 50. She developed strategies to increase market share, managed research consultant teams, market sizing and segmentation, business development, and survey design and execution. Created management training programs for entrepreneurs, and builds marketing plans in multiple industries including policy positions on Medicare and federal and state health care regulatory reforms.

Experience: LSA Research, Founder & Principal, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Senior Consultant, Manager, Practice Director,

She holds an M.B.A., Harvard, BS Engineering, Brown University