Trevor Templar
Trevor developed a passion for Chess at age four, Go at age six, and graduated high school two years early. He holds multiple masters in econometrics, accounting, MIS, quantitative game theory and has also dabbled in F3 racing and rugby in South Africa and New Zealand. Trevor a lifelong practitioner of Marcus Aurelius school of Stoicism. A strategy consultant early in his career, Trevor rewrote enterprise selling playbooks at Salesforce and Oracle, closing some of their largest deals (1400% of quota as Director, Global Accounts). For over nine years, he was the leading Global Account Manager, then leading RVP and AVP at Oracle and Salesforce. Trevor drove Salesforce’s transformation from mid-market to large enterprise selling from 2009-2014, from $800M to $4B, and quickly moved to scaling it’s top-producing region, transforming it into an enterprise behemoth. He then helped industry leaders embrace advanced sales technologies as CRO at Tact.ai, CipherCloud, and as SaaS Board Advisor. At Aviso, Trevor architected the guided selling vision, driving 20+ patents across conversational intelligence, AutoML, AI, sync, and people graphs. He crystallized 20+ years of his B2B selling experience into an AI guidance platform to supercharge selling, reimagine CRM, and close the gap between deal execution and forecasting. Trevor’s vision is to provide every sales team an AI guided future, where humans and AI work together to meet goals better. Trevor believes that salespeople are frontier explorers and AI can guide them to a greater purpose, beyond incremental revenue, to the acceleration of outcomes in any industry.

Blog Posts

Surviving and Thriving After a Black Swan

Surviving and Thriving After a Black Swan

Notice: To help companies push through uncertain times, we are currently offering Aviso AI for free for 90 days. Assess COVID-19 Revenue Risk Those of us who read Nassim Taleb’s book Black Swan know we’re experiencing a major shock event. Here are just some of the...

Why I joined Aviso as CEO

Why I joined Aviso as CEO

I recently joined Aviso, a predictive AI startup that supercharges guided selling, as CEO. In this journey, I’m excited to work closely with Tae Hea Naam and the team at Storm Ventures towards the new frontier of Sales; build upon the prescient vision of unicorn...

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