Upside Learning has recently appointed James Rasmussen as Area VP Sales for Americas. James will be responsible for managing and growing Upside Learning’s sales operations and business development in the US region.
An experienced sales leader, James has more than 20 years of success in developing high performing salespeople, sales teams and sales channels in the eLearning and enterprise talent management space. Most recently, James was the Region Sales Leader at HRsoft, prior to which he was VP, Sales Development at Richardson and Senior Sales Director at Kenexa. Some of James’ key specialties include Enterprise Learning & Talent Management and Complex Sales Development. He has the ability to forecast, plan and execute in a dynamic market‒ a skill he has honed over the years in the Sales and HR domain.
Amit Gautam, Director and Co‒founder of Upside Learning, who also oversees the Sales operations in the US, commented, “James’ experience, perspective and leadership will be instrumental in growing Upside Learning’s business and presence in the US. I am confident that he will be able to steer our sales team in the right direction.”
I am excited to be joining a market leader in the workplace learning technology solutions space. Upside Learning’s core focus of helping organisation improve performance through its learning and development solutions aligns perfectly with the kind of work I’ve done throughout my career!