Great conversation with Paul, we cover CPaaS, mobility, IoT, revenue creation, adoption rates in technology, pivoting and advice for technologist looking to expand their offerings. This is the way. In addition, a student of the Stoics. If you are not familiar with the Stoics and Marcus Aurelius, Ryan Holiday makes it easy to understand, check out his Daily Stoics Podcast and books.
Paul ask a great question you need to ponder, even answer at the end of the episode. And he gives some great advice on how to handle your answer.
CEO Global Point View – CPaaS, Mobile Services expert, Start up scaler, Global Sales expert, Negotiator, Strategic Partnerships
Paul Ruppert is a veteran CPaaS and mobile services executive, strategy consultant and holder of 2 tech patents enabling global text messaging, with career experience in both the private and public sectors applying a range of multidisciplinary skills exercised at the highest levels of both arenas–from corporate boardrooms to the White House.
He has generated over $400M in direct sales, is a skilled cross border negotiator, technology innovator and strategic partnership driver with two decades leading global commercial, product, marketing teams and M&A deals in B2B SaaS sales. Prior to entering the private sector, with a Harvard masters graduate degree Paul served over a decade in policy and political roles as an legislative assistant to a US Senator, economic development advisor to a cabinet Secretary, a technology industry lobbyist and White House staffer.
His private sector achievements are exceptional including scaling startups from $0 to $Billion valuations, forging global strategic partnerships, doing business in 80 countries, working with private equity and $B enterprises managing $130M business P&Ls, and managing cross border, cross cultural teams of teams having lived in the US, France and China. Paul is the President of Global Point View Ltd, a strategy consulting firm providing insights to technology companies seeking guidance on focus, strategies and plans via scaling, partnerships and acquisitions.
His international clients have included Facebook, MasterCard, Western Union, Liveperson, Infobip, private equity and venture firms looking to leverage mobile services in their digital plans for conversational commerce.
More on Paul- https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulruppertintl/
Infographic on Paul-https://www.slideshare.net/pruppert/paul-r-ruppert-mobile-exec-graphic