With over 27 years of experience in sales and management, Kirk brings strategic insight and innovative, growth-oriented thinking from engagements with Fortune 1000 companies across high tech, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and education. He is well-versed in multiple disciplines including global/key account strategy, meeting facilitation, workshop delivery, learning program development and execution, sales operations, and leadership development.
In his current role with The Summit Group, Kirk specializes in stakeholder/account management, developing and facilitating training programs, coaching, and facilitated account management and business alignment sessions with strategic account teams and their customers.
Before joining The Summit Group, Kirk held key leadership roles for more than 11 years within Cisco System’s Global Accounts and Client Director Programs. In various capacities, he led critical elements in the establishment of each program, while driving key initiatives such as the Global Customer Advisory Board, Global Resourcing and Coverage Models, and Voice of the Customer initiatives.
Kirk is a regular SAMA speaker on topics of value creation and accelerating joint solutions. Kirk holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania at Kutztown.
Kirk is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.