Valeria Manchester is a well-known Tech Executive and Investor with more than 15 years’ experience in sales and revenue operations.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 25, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Valeria Manchester has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who. The selection of individuals profiled in Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes is based on their current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into consideration during the selection process.
With over 15 years of experience in revenue and sales operations, Valeria Manchester has a proven track record of building and managing field operating teams that have led to successful acquisitions and IPOs at various companies including Rancher, Suse, and Hashicorp. She has implemented various processes and field tools to drive efficiency in her organizations, and has excelled in cultivating long-lasting relationships with business partners and her teams.
Valeria has an extensive background in business planning, enterprise risk management, open source strategy, and operations. She recently served as the COO Head of Field Sales Operations for SUSE, a UK-based global leader in innovative, reliable, secure enterprise-grade open source solutions, which is relied upon by more than 60% of the Fortune 500 companies to power their mission-critical workloads. After Suse’s acquisition of Rancher, she stayed to support acquisition integration efforts and led the global revenue operations teams. She also implemented necessary reports and processes after Suse’s spinout from private equity. SUSE had a successful IPO in 2021 on the Frankfurt Exchange.
In 2020, Valeria was the Vice President of Sales Operations for Rancher Labs, which provides a complete software stack for teams looking to adopt containers. The company addresses the operational and security challenges of managing multiple Kubernetes clusters across any infrastructure while providing DevOps teams with integrated tools for running containerized workloads.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Manchester served as Director of Sales Operations for HashiCorp, a unicorn startup, where she developed HCP’s first sales operations team and facilitated exceptional hyper growth of $5 million ARR to $100 million ARR and a $5 billion valuation over three years by establishing scalable operational foundations, and keeping long term sustainable growth and investor consideration in mind which helped prepare the company for their IPO in 2021 on the NYSE.
Despite facing various workplace stresses that prompt many women to leave the industry, Ms. Manchester’s hard work and dedication have brought her immense success. She credits most of her accomplishments to the mentors who have supported, guided, and inspired her over the years. Looking toward the future, Ms. Manchester aims to extend her skills and experience, serve on boards for start-up organizations, and help the next generation of people in technology and operations to succeed.
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