Sarah Speake Director of Commercial Marketing & Research ITV
A goal-oriented senior Sales & Marketing Director with 20 years experience in the technology & media sectors, known as an inspirational motivator, leader and mentor specialising in business transformation & delivery.
Sarah joined ITV from Google as Director of Commercial Marketing & Research late 2013, and is delighted to represent such an exciting brand as “Channel of the Year” at a time when TV remains the home of where brands live.
Sarah has a history of successfully implementing positive change and recruiting highly-skilled teams to over-achieve and challenge previous business methods. She sits on the Marketing Society Board and mentors for the Marketing Academy. In addition, she is currently studying at Henley Business School to become an accredited coach.
Sarah takes pride in being known as an outstanding people leader who is passionate about Diversity contributing to better business, and holds a global TIAW (The International Alliance for Women) award for economic empowerment of women. She is a proud member of WACL (Women in Advertising & Communications London).
She lives in West London with her husband and little people. Sarah will mentor the Best Woman Sales Newcomer
Lisa has over 20 years of Consultative Sales and Commercial experience in both North America, UK and EMEA. After achieving multiple sole contributor Top Performer awards in the US, she then moved in to Sales Management in the UK where she successfully took on large-scale complex Sales and Commercial projects in excess of £28m and £14m leading to increased sales, revenue, profitability and retention.
After many years working with large corporate organisations in the UK and US, she went on to lead the commercial and sales direction for software (SaaS, On-Premise and Hosted) solutions as well as managed and professional services for small to mid-Sized organisations looking to expand in the UK and EMEA.
Her Passion is Sales Excellence via the effective development of people, process and strategy. She genuinely loves seeing people and organisations become successful and thoroughly enjoys working with clients to help them achieve exceed their goals and objectives. Lisa will mentor the Best Woman In Field Sales.