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Kevin N. Hooper

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

Previously Group Vice President Business Intelligence/Analytics for Products-based Industries, Oracle.

Previously Group Vice President Business Intelligence/Analytics for Products-based Industries, Oracle.

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Positions

President Spectrum Leap LLC May 2016 - present
Group Vice President Business Intelligence/Analytics for Products-based Industries Oracle May 2015 - March 2016
Executive Vice President Enterprise Business NEC Corporation October 2014 - January 2015
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Solutions and IT/NW Services NEC Corporation of America July 2013 - October 2014
Senior Vice President Enterprise Platform Solutions NEC Corporation of America November 2012 - July 2013
Vice President and General Manager HP Networking, Enterprise Group US Hewlett-Packard May 2012 - October 2012
Vice President and General Manager HP Networking Sales, ESSN Americas Hewlett-Packard February 2012 - May 2012
VP and General Manager Emerging Growth and SMB, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking HP November 2009 - February 2012
Vice President TSG Commerical Business US Hewlett-Packard November 2007 - October 2009
Vice President WW Business Partner Strategy IBM April 2007 - November 2007
Director WW Channel Marketing and Enablement IBM September 2005 - April 2007
Director of Sales and Business Development IBM Software IBM January 2003 - September 2005
Director of Consulting ACG August 1995 - April 1998
Human Factors ABB 1990 - 1992

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst Human Computer Interaction 1988 - 1990
University of Sussex Mathematics and Statistics 1985 - 1988

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact

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As an Advisor

Informal communications lead to a free exchange of ideas and a focus on execution. Lets talk.

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Fabrice Prevost
Director, Area Channel Sales Northeast, Veeam Software.
One of the smartest sales leaders I know. Knows the the sales, analytics, P&L, operations functions of running an organization. One of the ... best sales leaders I've ever worked for!
Michael Dowling
We worked together  •  Transformational Sales Leader - Central Region, Oracle.
Kevin is an accomplished leader with experience on both sides of the table - as a major vendor, and as a partner. He is very skilled at fin ... ding the chinks in an organizations strategy, both operationally and on delivery. Kevin does a great job of breaking down strategy and identifying the issues that must be addressed. Kevin is a big proponent of the channel and leverages those resources to maximize reach. He's got a great mix of large and small company experience and does a great job of promoting the business - fantastic speaker.
Dave Powell
CEO, Pro Hockey Vision and CEO, SandOaks, LLC. Stanford grad.
Mike Riegel
General Manager, experienced as CEO, Board Member, CMO, Sales Executive. Digital Thought Leader, Cloud & SaaS Executive, Coach, Ex-IBM
Kevin's experience across many companies at the most senior levels, and his extensive sales, marketing and general management experience giv ... e him the ability to coach and mentor startups and smaller companies on a whole range of topics including business model design, product and service strategies, sales and channel growth and performance, along with leadership, vision and team building. His wealth of experience and his ability to apply it to other company's situations makes him a tremendous asset to the many companies and people he has advised and mentored during his 20+ year career in the technology industry.
Matthew (Matt) Brown
We worked together  •  Area Vice President of Sales - Business Analytics - Products-based Industries, Oracle. Vanderbilt grad.
Kevin is one of the best providers of useable, thoughtful counsel in sales leadership and general business that I have come across in my car ... eer. He posesses a both a broad and deep set of career experiences that he can draw to provide sound, actionable advice.

Fabrice Prevost
Director, Area Channel Sales Northeast, Veeam Software.
Fabrice is one of most natural relationship sales professionals I've ever worked with. Direct sales, channels, complex large enterprise sal ... es, Fabrice is your guy. His teams trust him, his peers look to him for guidance, and his management relies on his consisten and predictable performance.

Michael Dowling
We worked together  •  Transformational Sales Leader - Central Region, Oracle.
Michael is one of the most energetic, intelligence and resourceful people I have had the pleasure of working with over the years. I have w ... atch Micheal grow from a diamond in the rough, to a luminary in the field of analytics and the value that customers can derive from analytics. Any early stage or mid-stage startup could benefit from the insight and expertise that Michael could bring to the table.

Matthew (Matt) Brown
Area Vice President of Sales - Business Analytics - Products-based Industries, Oracle. Vanderbilt grad.
Matt Brown has a unique ability to take customer interactions and turn it into learning and coaching opportunities. This means Matt's exper ... ience bank is broad and deep. He is one of the best advisors to anyone looking to build GTM strategy that can be turned in execution I know. He would be an asset to anyone who interacts with him.