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For 15 years, Jon held a number of sales and business development leadership positions at Bureau van Dijk, helping take the organization through 3 private equity takeovers and into a multi-billion-dollar acquisition by Moody’s. His approach was always the same – roll up his sleeves and dive in. It’s his calling card. After a series of progressive roles, however, Jon was itching for a change. He wanted to leverage his experience scaling sales, account management and customer success and apply it to a high growth company. So, he turned to Dream Job Catcher.

Within 8 months, Ben transitioned from a successful but organic career to a dynamic intentional one that completely changed the trajectory of his career path. Ben had already reached the executive ranks in the Customer Relationship and Engagement space, but knew he wasn’t fulfilling his potential. He joined Dream Job Catcher, and not only found his ideal role at his target company, but also realized his market value and increased his comp by 40%.

Ben spent his early career as a Systems Administrator and Release Manager at Autodesk, but had a strong interest in building products. So he pivoted to product management and found his true passion. He loved leading cross-functional teams to determine use cases and build products that solve meaningful problems.

After a long tenure, Ben was ready for a new challenge where he could learn the intricacies of a new industry as well as grow his experience and expertise.

Vivian built a strong marketing career at management consulting firms — successfully partnering with Fortune 500 companies and building strategies and programs that drove brand awareness, customer loyalty and revenue growth.

The pandemic gave Vivian the opportunity to reflect on her career and determine what she wanted to do next. She felt ready for a new challenge and wanted to move into an in-house role at a tech company.

Kenneth had a progressive career at Concur (and SAP Concur), moving from Marketing Analyst to Senior Analyst to Team Lead and finally to Senior Group Manager. He valued his experience there, but missed the high growth stage where he built programs, processes and teams to support the business unit’s double-digit revenue and customer growth.

He was ready for a new challenge that would leverage his expertise and experience where he could make a big impact. Kenneth also wanted to make a strategic move that upleveled his career trajectory — so he joined our program.

Derek built a remarkable career in tech helping companies grow their sales and strategic partnerships. He spent the last 10 years leading and managing key partnerships for Adobe’s Digital Experience business — collaborating with sales teams to establish, expand and accelerate new revenue opportunities as well as drive overall partner success.

Jerry merged his love of data and storytelling into an impressive career. He’s built marketing analytics practices and teams for Fortune 100 tech companies as well as global advertising agencies. Jerry delivers data with actionable insights that have helped shape many companys’ direction and strategy.

Throughout his career, Justin built networking and security products that solved big problems for enterprises. He also had a successful track record of leading cross-functional teams to execute global go-to-market and growth strategies.

Mark built a career in investment banking and technology research at Fortune 100 companies. He then made a strategic career move into corporate development and strategy at a leading consumer electronics company.

Kara has extensive experience building teams and processes that help companies scale growth. She’s led customer success and support teams across media, wellness and tech industries. Kara’s customer-centric approach contributed to greater adoption, engagement and higher NPS scores.

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