Peoplefluent Appoints William D. Chislett to Head Inside Sales…from Peoplefluent


Seasoned SuccessFactors Veteran and Long-time Talent Management Industry Professional Joins Company to Focus on Development, Growth and Management of all Inside Sales Activity

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Peoplefluent, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced the appointment of William D. Chislett as the new Head of Inside Sales.  Chislett, a top-performing sales professional from SuccessFactors, brings broad Talent Management experience and will lead a team of inside sales representatives in selling Peoplefluent products, services and solutions.  With a strong knowledgebase and considerable market expertise, Chislett will help Peoplefluent customers build unique, integrated Talent Management strategies for the ongoing growth and success of their businesses worldwide.

“With deliberate cycles of innovation and with the ongoing expansion of our offerings, Peoplefluent is redefining what is possible for companies driving the success of their businesses through their broad talent resources.  We are extremely pleased to see both the strong endorsements of our strategy and a clear acknowledgment of our momentum from customers, old and new, and employees, current and prospective.   Bill is a tremendous asset to our expanding Peoplefluent team – one that also announced the recent appointment of Neal Bruce from Monster Worldwide to Head up Product Management,” said Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of Sales and General Manager of Vendor Management Solutions for Peoplefluent.   “Bill is a high performer with an impressive sales leadership track record, who is driven by the success he achieves for his customers.  That philosophical alignment of individual interest with customer outcome is an essential part of our Peoplefluent customer view.  We are delighted to have someone of his caliber, energy level and experience as we extend our commitment to delivering exemplary products, services and the highest levels of support to our customers.“

As Head of Inside Sales, Chislett will be responsible for expanding existing markets and identifying new opportunities while assisting the outside sales team across a full range of solutions, including talent acquisition, contingent workforce management, vendor management, compensation, performance and succession management. This appointment reinforces Peoplefluent’s commitment to meeting the needs of its varied Fortune 100 customer base and will be instrumental in introducing Peoplefluent’s expanded product lines, services and methodologies to the marketplace. 

Chislett brings more than 20 years of selling experience with half of that in sales leadership positions.   He has deep expertise in new business generation and on-going account management from his most recent posts as regional sales director and inside sales representative at Zapoint and Citrix Online, respectively.  In his role at SuccessFactors, Chislett, who consistently exceeded sales quotas, was responsible for lead generation, enterprise sales and was a front-line inside sales representative for key accounts.  He was recognized every one of his five years at SuccessFactors in their Presidents Circle, was awarded the company’s MVP recognition and was identified by the CEO as one of the top 10% of company contributors.  Prior to that, Chislett held a variety of sales-related roles at Oracle Corporation, where he was instrumental in managing strategic partner and consulting relationships and leadership development.  He was recruited into Oracle from a product management role at Continental Resources, a value-added reseller.

“I am enthusiastic about joining Peoplefluent in the midst of an exciting mobile product launch and a new customer vision-driven brand change,” said Chislett.  “This is a company I have watched produce a lot of market firsts, and I am very excited to be able to bring customers solutions that continue to innovate and differentiate for a global customer base.”

At Peoplefluent, Chislett will focus on managing and developing a team of inside sales representatives, developing and cultivating client relationships, ensuring lead generation aligns with sales objectives and serving as a valuable industry and product resource for all current and future client relationships.

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Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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