Dave Brock is recognized as a top thought leader and consultant in Sales, Sales Management, and Leadership. He started his sales career selling mainframe computers on Wall Street for IBM, and has spent his career developing high performance organizations in sales, marketing, and executive management all over the world. Dave has honors degrees from the University of California at Berkeley with a BSME and from UCLA with an MBA. He is a member of ASQ, the Institute of Management Consultants, Sales and Marketing Executives International, the Product Development Management Association, and the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals. He speaks frequently on a wide range of business, sales, leadership, and related topics. He has addressed audiences in more than 40 countries around the globe. He is featured in many leading publications, including Selling Power, CEO Express, ThinkSales, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and other journals and publications around the world. His blog is syndicated in a number of sites globally, and appears in several languages. David is also the founder of Partners in Excellence, a consulting and services company that helps clients sharpen their strategies and execution in the areas of business strategy, sales strategy and performance, sales channels, marketing, strategic partnering/alliances, product strategy and introduction, globalization, leadership and change management. For more information, visit www.partnersinexcellenceblog.com.