TBLP 144 | JP Chauve: Lightspeed Leader

TBLP 144 | JP Chauvet: Lightspeed Leader

JP Chauvet is the President at Lightspeed, a hands-on, forward-thinking executive with proven ability to implement change and drive growth. He has this in-depth understanding of technology, product development, finance, and sales management.

He has years of operating internationally across North America, Europe, and Asia. He’s got a proven track record of achieving targets and completing on business initiatives with both large established software vendors as well as fast-growing start-ups. He is a strong leader with excellent interpersonal skills and team player qualities and enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

Today we have JP talking about taking rein of a startup company and scaling it up into a fully grown sales organization. This episode is not complete without him talking about strategies and effective processes and systems he put in place to bring the company to its newfound business growth. It may look like an overnight success to the outside world but the amount of work he put into it makes it all worthy of discussion too.

Enjoy!

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • Turning around the “Jack of all trade” culture
  • How does he make people buy into the company’s vision
  • JP’s first 100 days on his role as Chief Revenue Officer at Lightspeed 
  • What are his key performance-driven and go-to-market strategies
  • What feeds his leadership skills

Links

JP on LinkedIn

Lightspeed

Thanks to DJ Dopey, one of Toronto’s top DJ’s, 2003 DMC World Champion, for providing the fresh new intro music, the track is called “Got To Be“.

Thanks to our wonderful episode sponsors

Slingshot VoIP, a leader in business voip services

Thanks to media sponsors IT World Canada and Startup Canada.

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