Paul Bickford

Director of Sales Enablement at Lucidworks


Award-winning global thought-leader in the sales enablement space. A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Paul has twenty-five years of experience in sales sales management sales trainingcoaching and leadership development. He brings first-hand real-world knowledge to the organizations he works with to drive sales results. Paul has worked in many industries over the years wholesale distribution manufacturing vacation real estate software internet telecommunications and professional fund-raising. Having worked for companies like Comcast Trulia and Ferguson Enterprises Inc. Paul has trained and coached over 12000 people all over the world and continues to consult with sales leaders and CEOs on sales solutions to transform their teams and create results. He holds a six Sigma Green Belt and boasts a plethora of sales and training certifications. His acting background makes him an engaging and motivating key-note speaker and he coaches and mentors others in a volunteer capacity in his personal life as well with different groups. Paul s book Its Never too Late to Become What You Could Have Been is being published soon. The book teaches how to use sales methodology and leadership development strategies to advance ones career and personal pursuits and relationships as well. Paul is currently the Global Director of Sales Channel Enablement at Oracle Software Presidant of Tranformative Sales Solutions LLC and founding member and past Denver Chapter President of the Sales Enablement Society. He is also an active member of the Association of Talent Development ATD and a past officer of the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals AA-ISP Denver Chapter. Specialties Sales sales training leadership coaching business planning Performance management sales strategy creation polished public speaker presentation skills training and development skilled negotiator