We are excited to welcome Wesley Billingslea as the newest member of the ever-growing Matchbook Services team. Wes joins our company as VP of Sales & Marketing and brings with him over 25 years of software sales and leadership, with the last 15 years focused on sales GTM for early-stage companies. A well-connected strategic seller and leader with hands-on experience hunting, defining, and driving sales with a proven record of launching, growing, and creating viable revenue growth and exit strategies for multiple early-stage companies.
When asked about bringing on Wes to lead Sales & Marketing at Matchbook AI, incoming Board Member, Shankar Ram had this to say:
“Wes has proven to be a strategic sales leader and top individual contributor at early-stage companies. He has developed and delivered value selling strategies to match the needs of customers ; his ‘winning culture’ has re-ignited organizations and I am looking forward to his contribution to Matchbook."
Wes has been an early contributor to SAP and Ariba’s B2B sales strategy in their early days. For the past 14+ years, Wes has helped develop sales and marketing strategies for multiple startups, driving over $285M+ in revenues.
Founder & CEO, Rushabh Mehta had this to say about Wes:
“I am excited to welcome Wes to the Matchbook team. Wes’ expertise in building and leading hyper growth sales teams and processes for Enterprise technology platforms such as Matchbook AI is precisely what we need to deliver on our vision and growth promise. Wes has the unique ability to connect with customers and truly understand their pain points and needs. Incorporating those skills into the entire sales process will ensure that we continue to be a customer centric company, delivering strong value to our customers and partners."
In his role at Matchbook AI, Wes will not only drive hyper growth and revenues, but will also champion customer-centric product and platform innovations. Wes will be responsible for enabling and managing growth across all revenue generation channels, including our strategic partner channels.
When asked about joining Matchbook AI, Wes had this to say:
“As an advisor and mentor to several accelerators and incubators, I had the opportunity to review hundreds of start-ups. Many had strong technical teams but the most critical factor is always, do you add value to a customer. After my first meeting with Rushabh, I was so impressed with what Matchbook has been able to accomplish in such a short time. Rarely does a young company win business in general at an early-stage, let alone the major brand names that Matchbook has won. I love the company culture they are building and they are hyper-focused on delivering real value to their customers. I am so excited to join the team and help accelerate their customer successes."
Wes is also an accomplished black and white photographer with exhibits throughout multiple galleries and universities. He has also presented his documentary work to over 18,000 students in 5 States.