Director of Business Operations for Ericsson
Vanessa Spock, Director of Business Operations for Ericsson, has over 15 years of extensive experience working globally for different types of companies, holding senior positions in Sales, Account Management, Sales/Pre-Sales Operations as well as technology-facing roles like Technical Training & Writing, Project Management and Systems Integration. She has worked with companies such as: CNN, Fox International, Turner, National Geographic, Scottish Parliament, Vodafone, BBC, Microsoft, Sky to name a few. In her current role, Vanessa focuses on helping Management, Sales and Pre-sales Technologists succeed in generating revenue and long-term, sustainable growth.
Originally, she obtained a technical-based degree in Experimental Physics and Pure Mathematics, then Vanessa branched off into “the dark side” to work in management and business, and found a sweet spot working with - and often interfacing between - commercial and technical teams. Having dealt with many complex, frustrating, global and challenging technology projects / sales deals, she tries to draw on her successes and failures to help others solve problems and generate success!