CEO Insights team, Press Release
Prior to being the CEO, Mike as the former COO of Grapevine6 was responsible for overseeing product, customer success and professional services as well as finance and admin operations. Performing his role diligently, Mike has consistently shined as a true leader utilizing AI for digital sales enablement. His sales and advisor experience is to be revered, considering his expert commentary in industry publications and conferences such as InVest, Salesforce World Tour - Toronto, Vestigo Ventures, Fiserv Forum, and NetFinance Interactive.
Mike, remarking on his appointment says, “It's an exciting time for Grapevine6! We are expanding at a great pace, growing the team, landing new customers and doubling down on innovation. We are fully in transition from start-up to scale-up".He also adds, "What gets me up in the morning is the opportunity to work with the most forward-thinking clients and the remarkable team we've been fortunate to assemble at Grapevine6. I'm looking forward to working with this group to take Grapevine6 to the next level.”
Before co-founding Grapevine6 team, Mike worked with some of the Canadian marquee brands in management consulting domain. He headed a strategic think tank and project management team at Cundari – on projects that
Mike’s sales and advisor experience is to be revered, considering his expert commentary in industry publications and conferences such as InVest, Salesforce World Tour - Toronto, Vestigo Ventures, Fiserv Forum, and NetFinance Interactive
Wayne, now as the Chief Innovation Officer, will be regulating company's innovative strategies for content engagement across the customer experience. In his new role, he will continue building on the foundation of the company's disruptive, successful product in sales and advisor enablement. Having led development for Grapevine6's key client relationships, Wayne is considered a trusted advisor and is able to partner with clients to bring innovation to market. Being involved with sales for over 20 years, Wayne is an expert in building trusted relationships, having lived the intricate situations he is now working on proving as a solution provider to relationship managers and salespeople.
Before co-founding Grapevine6, Wayne founded the Rich Internet Group, where he was CTO and Managing Director. Wayne afterwards led Cundari's Digital Practice as CTO to become the sixth most awarded digital agency in the world. Wayne holds the Hons. Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree from the University of Waterloo.
Under Wayne's leadership, Grapevine6 succours the largest wealth management firms and technology companies as clients. Also under his direction, Forrester named Grapevine6 a leader in the social selling space, citing them in The Forrester New Wave™: Sales Social Engagement Tools, Q2 2019 report.