Commercial leader, operating in the Tech sector for over 20 years, Ed Barrett is currently the Vice President of Sales, EMEA at HubSpot. Deep data analytics, an understanding of the evolution of commercial channels and and overall interest in human commerce, Ed has a wealth of experience in go-to-market models and growth strategies. Working in Cloud since 2006, Ed is passionate about enabling small and medium businesses grow through the use of technology.
Prior to joining HubSpot in September 2017, Ed was Head of the Google Cloud WW SMB Sales encompassing the online, inside and partner sales channels. He joined Google from IBM in 2012, where he led worldwide sales for one of IBM’s Cloud solutions. Ed held other commercial roles with IBM in storage, IT services and strategy.
Originally from Ireland, Ed has lived and worked in UK and US, engaging clients from every continent. A graduate in Marketing Management from Trinity College Dublin, and later receiving his MBA from Henley Management College, Ed has also held board level posts in charities focused on helping to bridge the ‘digital divide’.