Alison Edgar, Darryl Praill & Daniel Disney
Debate Host- Alison Edgar:
Alison Edgar, Managing Director of Sales Coaching Solutions and The Entrepreneur’s Godmother, is one of the UK’s Top 10 Business Advisers and #1 in Sales and Marketing.
Alison is regularly featured on BBC 1 Breakfast, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian as well as BBC Radio 4 Moneybox and has recently appeared on LBC Radio.
She has trained thousands of people nationally and internationally. Her client list ranges from start-ups all the way through to multi-national conglomerates and includes Dragon’s Den and Apprentice winners.
Darryl Praill, CMO of VanillaSoft, is a high-tech marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience spanning startups, re-starts, consolidations, acquisitions, and divestments. He is a guest lecturer, public speaker, and radio personality and has been featured in numerous publications, podcasts, case studies, and best-selling books. Praill is a former recipient of the coveted Forty Under 40 Award and has held senior executive roles in leading companies including Sybase (now SAP), Cognos (now IBM), and webPLAN (now Kinaxis). He has raised over $50 million in venture funding across multiple organizations and consulted with world-class corporations including Salesforce, SAP, and Nielsen.
Daniel Disney is one of the world’s leading Social Selling and LinkedIn experts. With a LinkedIn audience of over 400,000+ followers, content reaching millions and over £25,000,000 in sales generated from LinkedIn over the last 6 years, very few out there understand it like Daniel does. In 2018 alone his LinkedIn content reached 164,000,000 people and he was crowned the 14th most influential sales expert on LinkedIn in the world. Daniel is now one of the most in-demand sales and Social Selling keynote speakers and trains sales teams all over the world how to leverage LinkedIn and Social Selling to its full potential.
Social Selling Vs. Cold Calling
As the world of business grows and evolves, so does the world of sales. In this debate, Daniel Disney, one of the world’s leading experts on social selling will go head to head once again with VanillaSoft’s, Darryl Praill, who stands firmly on the side of good old-fashioned cold calling.