Mobile Training as a Sales Enabler-Bill Young and Wilson Garland

When used properly mobile technology can greatly improve the “stickiness” of sales training and enhance the ROI.  Training can be fun, motivational and ultimately drive sales results more efficiently and effectively; mobile technology is the enabler! Take aways from this session include: How Mobile changes the game for sales and product training, shifts event driven instruction to a continuous learner centric model, and gamification drives engagement and persistence.

image001Bios: Bill Young  co-founded SalesFitness, LLC with the vision to harness mobile technology to help sales professionals reach their full potential through training, collaboration, and self discovery. He started his career with IBM, and later rose to senior sales management roles at organizations like National Computer Systems, and Capella University. Over the years Bill has earned a reputation for building successful sales organizations based on a strong culture of integrity and excellence.

Favorite App: Planets.  I’ve always been fascinated by astronomy.  The Planet app allows me to track the planets in the night sky, I’m normally a big hit around the camp fire.

image002Wilson Garland co-founded SalesFitness  after more than 20 years of experience in marketing, product development, and senior business leadership roles. Working with companies like J. Walter Thompson, 3M, Capella University, and Regency Beauty Institute, Wilson has specialized in building strong cross-functional teams and creating the strategies, operational discipline, and innovative marketing approaches needed to create and reinvent products and categories.

Why Mobile March: We’re excited to be participating in Mobile March to learn more about how mobile technology is changing and improving business practices.