The 2008 CRM Market Awards: Influential Leaders -- Brad Wilson
general manager, Microsoft Dynamics CRM
We’ve said much about Brad Wilson over the years—and with good reason.
As the general manager in charge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, he’s been the person we look to whenever something’s happening at Redmond. His get-it-done approach and engaging attitude kept us interested as Dynamics endured its growing pains, and each year Brad’s been rewarded for his efforts: three straight years as one of our Influential Leaders.
This year, Microsoft delivered version 4 of its CRM solution, as well as a much-in-demand on-demand option. Industry experts agree that the growing pains have ended, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is ready to take on all comers in the midmarket. To be fair, there’s a lot of CRM vision at Microsoft, as we saw in July’s interview with CEO Steve Ballmer (see “Is Microsoft Winning the CRM Race?,” July 2008).
But Brad had a lot to say in that article as well, and it’s he who has to make Steve’s vision happen. In so doing, his impact continues to be felt throughout the CRM industry. Brad has now hit for the cycle—four Influential Leaders in a row. He’s the Lou Gehrig of CRM.
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The 2008 CRM Market Awards: Influential Leaders -- Introduction
The visionaries shaping the CRM industry.
CRM Magazine Announces the Winners of the 2007 CRM Market Awards
Companies, customers, and industry visionaries were honored this week at destinationCRM2007 for successes in the CRM marketplace over the last year.
The 2006 Influential Leaders
The six powerful, visionary people hailed here have dominated the CRM industry in 2006 like no others. This year we add something historic--the first female Hall of Fame entrant.
The 2005 Influential Leaders
Influential leaders are those who pave the way for others to follow. They are often the first to market with a strong CRM product or strategy, are often the best at delivering a product or strategy, or have such industry clout that their actions reverberate widely in the market.
The 2007 Market Awards: Influential Leaders
CRM magazine's Influential Leaders are the executives and industry pundits with the strategy, product line, or visionary thinking needed to drive the market.
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