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Stephen Davis
Works at CXO Advisory Group
Attended Syracuse University, MBA
Lives in Boston
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Check out the slides from my seminar "Ignite Your Business Growth: How to get Traction for Your Startup" and let me know what you think. I'm always looking for feedback
Topic presented at the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp in Boston March 6, 2015 Most startups don't fail at building a product. They fail at acquiring customers when they launch. Traction shows the world and investors that your startup is viable and a good investment opportunity The fact is most young businesses don’t achieve enough traction in the market. They’re trying hard but the ideas and tactics that they’re using just aren’t working. And the...
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Registration is now open for our workshop on "Finding Your Target Market"Date: January 13th, 2015Time: 9:00am - 10:30amLocation: Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square Many start-ups have great ideas but struggle when it comes time to bring the product to market and have difficulty in selecting a market to focus on. Defining your optimal target market and identifying the ideal prospect will help you streamline the effectiveness of your mar...
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Just uploaded the latest slides from my Workshop on "Finding Your Target Market" Let me know what you think.
Presentation made by Stephen Davis on July 21, 2014 at the MassChallenge Accelerator in Boston Many start-ups have great ideas but struggle when it comes time to bring the product to market and have difficulty in selecting a market to focus on. Defining your optimal target market and identifying the ideal prospect will help you streamline the effectiveness of your marketing, shorten the sales cycle and close more business. In this program we’ll c...
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Uploaded the slides from my recent seminar "Choosing and Managing Sales Channels for Your Startup". Let me  now what you think.
Choosing and Managing Sales Channels for Your Startup Once you have selected and developed a unique product, developed your packaging, the selection of your dis
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Are your sales stalled, plateaued or declining? The business landscape has changed and traditional business models no longer seem to work. Business can’t grow
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Topic presented at the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp in Boston March 6, 2015 Most startups don't fail at building a product. They fail at acquiring customers when they launch. Traction shows the world and investors that your startup is viable and a good investment opportunity The fact is most young businesses don’t achieve enough traction in the market. They’re trying hard but the ideas and tactics that they’re using just aren’t working. And the...
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Check out the latest version of my workshop "Finding Your Target Market"
Many start-ups have great ideas but struggle when it comes time to bring the product to market and have difficulty in selecting a market to focus on. Defining
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Many start-ups have great ideas but struggle when it comes time to bring the product to market and have difficulty in selecting a market to focus on. Defining
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Check out my slide deck from my recent speech "Re-Ingnite Your Business Growth". Let me know what you think.
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Occupation
Management/Business/Sales Consultant
Skills
B2B & B2C Sales Development ► B2B Social Media ► Business Coach ► Global Entrepreneurship ► Global Go-to-Market ► Interim Corporate Officer ► International Market Development ► New Business Development ► New Market Planning ► Raising Venture Capital ► Sales Channel Management ► Sales Strategy ► Senior Advisory and Board of Director roles ► Speaker & Trainer ► Strategic Advisor & Mentor ► Strategic Marketing ► Strategic Planning
Employment
  • CXO Advisory Group
    Management/Business/Sales Consultant, present
  • Living Expositions
  • Davis Management Group
  • Medvance Solutions
  • eStorit.com
  • WPI Venture Forum
  • Qualogy
  • Ventana Technologies
  • Corvus Systems
  • Atari
  • IBM
  • General Electric
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Currently
Boston
Previously
Spring Valley, NY - Silicon Valley - Syracuse - Poughkeepsie - New York City
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Interim Business Executive - Business Development & Sales Channel Expert ★ Startup Mentor & Coach ★ Speaker & Trainer
Introduction
Stephen Davis, Principal and Founder of The CXO Advisory Group provides interim COO and VP Sales and Marketing services focused on improving the performance and profitability of emerging and established companies. Steve has worked with companies in North America, Europe and Asia to assist them in establishing US market operations, strategic alliances, joint ventures, business development and sales management. He has assisted clients with due diligence and preparation for venture financing.

Steve Davis has more than 30 years experience as a senior executive, including COO and CMO with P&L responsibility in the computer, software, consumer electronics and Internet industries. Steve has successfully built, managed, and restructured numerous sales and marketing organizations. He has successfully developed new markets and has introduced over 300 new products into various industries.

Steve is an industry pioneer whose visionary marketing and sales strategies were instrumental in two of the PC industry milestone products. Among his many successes he was responsible for introducing ATARI's home computer and Corvus OMNINET, the PC industry's first local area network.

In 1989, Steve founded the Davis Management Group, a company whose proprietary sales management and marketing methodology promoted growth in client's revenue and profitability. He is an executive strategist and problem solver who conceives, plans and implements new business practices to produce measurable improvements in market position, revenues and profits. Previously, Steve spent 15 years in senior level positions at major corporations including Qualogy, Corvus Systems, Atari, IBM and GE.

Steve is active with many groups that support entrepreneurs. He is a frequent speaker and prolific writer on marketing and sales topics. Davis has given speeches at some of the leading business and technology forums and his articles have appeared in a variety of engineering and IT business publications.
Education
  • Syracuse University, MBA
  • Syracuse University, MS Computer Engineering
  • Syracuse University, BS Computer Engineering
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