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Roland Bissell Roland Bissell

CEO | Convergent Telecom Inc.

St. Catharines, ON, CANADA

Experienced dynamic sales coach

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Biography

Roland is recognized as an accomplished Sales Leader with a track record of outstanding achievements in various competitive market segments. A results-driven entrepreneur, who forges strong relationships with internal and external partners. Innate leadership abilities combined with a business acumen in mentoring sales leaders and building top-performing teams. Roland is both engaging and motivating.

Industry Expertise (10)

Telecommunications

Health Care - Services

Business Services

Management Consulting

Advertising/Marketing

Insurance

Professional Training and Coaching

Information Technology and Services

Business Supplies/Equipment

Financial Services

Areas of Expertise (2)

Spin Selling

Professional Selling

Accomplishments (5)

President & CEO (personal)

1998-11-01

 Founded Convergent Telecom in 1998 and has built it from the ground up to an existing business which earns in excess of five million in annual revenue

Launches development of WEB based Softweare as a Service for Tracking Time, Travel, and Location (professional)

2008-12-01

Launches development of a Software As A Service solution for tracking time, travel, expenses and location for mobile BlackBerry users.

Appointed Exclusive North American Distributor for FormsGeniePro.com (a software as a service) (professional)

2009-02-15

Convergent Telecom signs exclusive North American distribution agreement with RSIC BV of Leiden, The Netherlands for FormsGeniePro, a Software As A Service solution for consolidating data collected in the field by FormsGenie users.

C-Chair Niagara College Advisory Committee for Computer Programing & New Media department (professional)

2008-09-01

• Serves as Co-Chair of the Niagara College Computer Programming Advisory Committee working with faculty and students to ensure course content is current and relevant.

Chair Junior Achievement (personal)

1990-01-01

 Active promoter, contributor and advocate in the local community: Junior Achievement member from 1990-2000 (chair of the board 1999 and 2000); Virtacore member since 2004

Education (1)

Sheridan College: Business Administration Diploma, Business Administration/Marketing 1984

Sample Talks (1)

SPIN Selling

SPIN Selling from Xerox has had a profound effect on my life and my career. I was lucky to have learned these selling skills early on in my career. These skills have helped me be a better father and parent, as well as a a successfull sales person.