As Co-President of RAIN Group, John Doerr draws upon an extensive career in business leadership which has included senior executive management, business development and marketing, and product and service development.
Co-author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Rainmaking Conversations: Influence, Persuade, and Sell in Any Situation (Wiley, 2011), Insight Selling: Surprising Research on What Sales Winners Do Differently (Wiley, 2014), and Professional Services Marketing, second edition (Wiley, 2013), John was named the Top Sales Thought Leader in 2011 by Top Sales Awards.
John has trained thousands of sales professionals, helping them master the complex sale through in-house training and public presentations, both domestically and abroad. He has worked with organizations such as Deltek, London Business School, Egon Zehnder, Rothstein Kass, Woodard & Curran, and dozens of others to improve sales performance. John also provides executive and business development coaching for sales professionals, sales leaders, and business executives.
John speaks on the subject of sales and marketing for clients and conferences throughout the world, and is a frequent guest lecturer at Bentley University and Babson College. John's first entrepreneurial venture, Wellesley Hills Group, was listed in Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing companies in the country. As a leader and rainmaker, John himself has sold millions of dollars of complex products and services to the world's most prestigious organizations.
John's international experience includes Brussels, Belgium, where he was Managing Director of Management Centre Europe, the largest pan-European management development and training services firm in Europe. In addition, he has consulted and spoken at numerous events in Europe including a three-year run as chair of Management Centre Turkiye's Human Resources Conference in Istanbul.
John holds an MBA, magna cum laude, from the Graduate School of Management at Boston University, and an AB, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Boston College. John is an avid runner and basketball player.