Josh Allen is the Chief Revenue Officer for one of the hottest SaaS companies on the planet: Drift. Chances are, if you’re in B2B and on LinkedIn, you’ve seen one of their videos. In this episode, Josh and Ryan riff about how tips and tricks don't work. Why detecting empathy is crucial in the hiring process, and how having authentic conversations can make all the difference in sales.
As CRO, Josh Allen is responsible for building and executing Drift's long term go-to-market sales strategy as the company strives to transform the way businesses buy from other businesses. He joins Drift after serving as SVP, North America Sales & Service at CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) where he led a team of more than 300 sales, service, and operations professionals during the company’s most expansive growth period.
Allen also spent a decade at LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM), where he held a number of leadership positions, including VP of Sales for two of the company’s three business units, and helped open and expand their international headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.