Speaker Bios

Chris Norton:
Chris Norton is one of the directors and owners of Mentor Group, a London based consultancy specializing in sales transformation programs with global enterprises.  Mentor Group’s current projects include work with Qlik, GE Healthcare, Dell Computer Corporation, Amazon Web Services and Olympus.  Mentor Group work with sales leadership teams deploying their Sales Performance Sales 360 tools, methodology and intellectual property which over the last seven years have been developed and proven to produce accelerated, sustainable and measurable sales performance impact.

Charles Ross:
Charles Ross is Senior Editor, Asia at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) where he drives thought leadership management research projects for the EIU. Based in Singapore, with a focus on South-East Asia and his native Australia, he presents EIU analysis to a variety of corporate audiences and news media.

Prior to joining the Economist Group, Charles ran an investor communications consultancy where he managed stakeholder research projects and developed an index which tracked the corporate governance practices of emerging markets companies. Prior to that he founded a firm which manages initial public offerings across Europe, North America and Asia.

Charles studied Science at the University of Melbourne and holds a Masters in Business Administration, focusing on strategy and macroeconomics, from the University of Oxford.

Mike Saliter:
Mike Saliter has nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in the Business Intelligence and Analytics market. At Qlik, he is head of the Industry Solutions organization which is comprised of global industry experts who lead Qlik’s industry and functional go-to-market initiatives spanning sales, marketing, solutions and partners. Prior to joining Qlik in 2011, Mike spent 3 years as Business Unit Executive for global Industry Solutions within IBM’s Business Analytics division. He also worked 6 years at Cognos in various presales, sales and marketing leadership roles. Prior to Cognos, he consulted for Accenture on multiple BI related projects. Mike has a BS in Engineering from Virginia Tech and lives in the Washington, DC region.