Dan Epel is the Managing Partner at Merestone Consulting and has over 30 years in international sales, marketing and business development. He has built high performing global teams and has a proven ability to establish strategic alliances and create opportunities for accelerated growth.
He has demonstrated effectiveness in bringing new products to market for industry leaders including Apple Computer, IHS and DigitalGlobe. He is known for building world-class teams and working across organizations to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, customers and partners.
Global Key Account Management: Designed programs for multiple global technology companies, which improved coordination of the sales organization redefining the customer relationship from a vendor to a partner. These programs delivered double-digit revenue growth on a base of $200M+ and produced industry leading customer engagement scores.
Strategic Alliances & Partnerships: Built partnerships with the world’s leading technology firms and systems integrators, including Microsoft, Oracle, Deloitte and Accenture, which delivered new products to market, opened new channels and created new business models including joint ventures.
Executive Coaching: Coached senior executives and high-potential employees for performance and growth leading to increased leadership effectiveness and preparedness to take on greater responsibility.
Go-To- Market Consulting: Partnered with startup and mid-market companies to develop product and channel strategies resulting in the creation of distribution partnerships with industry leading organizations bringing new solutions to market.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
BA, Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Executive Coaching Certification, Columbia University, New York, New York