As the SVP World Wide Sales Operations for Rovi Corporation, Amy Slater is responsible for overall productivity and effectiveness of the global sales organization, including forecasting, planning, process optimization, compensation and talent development.
She has more than 25 years of leadership and global sales experience, with an unyielding focus on customer value and expertise in business and marketing transformation through technology.
Her mission is to improve and transform culture wherever she is. She has a passion for helping and empowering people, to get extraordinary results and ultimately grow revenue. Outside of her “day” job, Amy provides personal and professional coaching services to create an integrated life fueled by the power of positivity and authenticity.
Prior to joining Rovi in August 2014, Amy was Sales, Group Vice President for Media, Entertainment, Telecom, and Technology at Acxiom Corporation. She was responsible for the company’s client relationships, P&L, business development, delivery leadership, and ultimately success for its customers and prospects. Before Acxiom, Amy was Vice President, Enterprise Corporate Sales for Salesforce.com, where she developed and managed teams to generate revenue and achieve individual, team and organizational quotas. She contributed to field sales strategy, defined and implemented plans for an assigned region to exceed enterprise sales targets. Prior to Salesforce.com, Amy worked at Cisco, with responsibility for hiring and training sales teams who sold Cisco solutions across core platforms, collaboration solutions, video as well as advanced and emerging technologies such as WebEx and cloud offerings.
Amy is a sought after speaker in the Bay Area who delivers messages on building your professional brand and leading through the cultivation of culture. Amy was a keynote speaker at the 2014 Forrester research conference in San Francisco a panelist at the Domo Women in Business Tour: Executive Series and a keynote speaker at the 2016 Apttus Accelerate Conference in San Francisco. In September of 2016, she will be speaking at the LinkedIn Sales Connect Conference in NYC. Amy is a member of Advancing Women Executives (AWE) and Women in Technology International (WITI).
Amy is an Amazon best-selling author of Moments: Magic, Miracles, and Martinis. How to move forward in time of uncertainty. She holds an undergraduate degree in political science and economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She and her three daughters live in the Bay Area.
- My first book, Moments: Magic, Miracles, and Martinis. How to Move Forward in Times of Uncertainty. Moments is the story of an unexpected journey to self-awareness that culminated in a surprisingly positive outcome for author Amy Van Atta Slater. Through discovery of the magic of positive inspiration and transformation, Amy successfully navigated a series of personal challenges--including chronic IBS, divorce, and her father's diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia. If you are unhappy, struggling through one challenge after another, and feeling disconnected from everyone, you are not alone. Regardless of the reason, unhappiness can permeate every area of life if left unchecked. So is it possible to shift perspectives and live a life of happiness and peace? Engaging and practical, Moments presents simple steps to take ownership of your happiness, health, love, and prosperity, towards a greater level of self awareness and success.