Don Clewell, a seasoned sales and go-to-market professional with over 25 years of experience in sales leadership, has successfully led both direct and indirect sales with teams ranging in size from 6 to over 400 sales professionals. The majority of his career has been dedicated to fostering growth and success within two organizations, Experian and LexisNexis Risk Solutions. At LexisNexis, he was a key part of the management team that launched the Risk Solutions business in 2003 and led transformative sales growth that enabled the business to grow both domestically and internationally and achieve well over $3b in annual revenue during his tenure.
Don’s passion lies in developing salespeople to reach their full potential and achieve both their personal and professional aspirations. His authentic and engaged leadership approach has enabled him to coach and mentor hundreds of high-performing sales and sales leadership professionals. Adept at identifying and implementing the most effective tools and processes to enable highly effective sales teams, Don has leveraged an operational mindset to establish best-practice sales operations and enablement frameworks to support growth in both small and large organizations.
The Financial Services segment has been a key area of focus throughout much of Don’s sales leadership career, enabling him to gain a deep understanding of the industry and leverage data and analytics solutions to help organizations achieve their objectives. Don’s experience also includes leading sales and go-to-market teams in consumer package goods data and analytics and pre-employment background screening. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, he has garnered a reputation as a sales and growth expert, continuously driving businesses to unprecedented success.
Residing in Taos, NM, Don enjoys the outdoor experiences found in the high desert of Northern New Mexico including skiing and hiking. He is avid fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team, foodie and lover of all things Italian.
Go-to-market strategy, sales strategy, sales leadership and management coaching, sales operations/enablement, sales process, account management, team building
Financial Services, fintech, regtech, information services, employment background screening
Don’s experience includes working with customers throughout the US and Canada.