Ally is a senior sales, marketing and general management executive with more than 27 years experience spearheading the rapid and sustained growth of b-to-b organizations. Ally has a high level of proficiency in launching new ventures and developing growth strategies, including market share enhancement, market expansion and new market segment penetration. He is skilled at working with senior executives to identify and align strategic and financial goals to improve company performance.
Ally gained his expertise in formulating business strategy, developing senior executive relationships, consultative selling, and setting up and motivating effective sales teams during his highly successful career in several leadership roles. Prior to founding SiriusDecisions Canada, Ally was country manager for Gartner, where he led the company’s Canadian subsidiary to record sales (400 percent growth to 41M), increased profits and world-leading client retention results. During his tenure he orchestrated and executed a growth strategy focused on new product introductions, market expansion, new client acquisition, current account growth, executive-level relationship development and client loyalty.
At Pitney Bowes, Ally was a top performing regional sales leader and the senior project manager responsible for the company’s first foray into sales force automation and customer relationship management. As general manager at Carpita, he oversaw the company’s successful expansion of large-scale retail operations.
Ally has an extensive network of influential senior-level contacts in Fortune 500 companies, as well as in large government organizations. He sits on numerous committees of key business and industry associations, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and industry association events. Ally is a member of the Canadian Marketing Association’s (CMA) Board of Directors and Chair of the CMA B-to-B Council. He is also a contributing member of the Montreal Marketing Association’s (APCM) B-to-B Council.