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1 1 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA May 5, 2008 Building a Professional Services Sales Organization to Accelerate Revenue Growth Bob Vissat Sales Director Avaya Consulting & Systems Integration

2 2 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Todays Agenda Opening Comments Business Problem Addressed Proposed Solution Key Positions and Staffing Cross-functional linkages Performance Metrics Senior Management Endorsement Key Success Ingredients Benefits Realized Q&A

3 3 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Business Problem Addressed What Drove the Need for a New Avaya Professional Services Sales Organization? Inadequate Focus On Professional Services Business Process To Complex For sales to access various resources in Professional Services No Emphasis on New Offerings Need to be successful to gain market traction Unsatisfactory Revenue Growth And Attach Rates Lack of Product Sales Mindshare Lack of Sales Management Attention and commitment to Professional Services

4 4 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Proposed Solution New Dedicated Professional Services Sales Organization NA SVP Funded New Professional Services Sales Team –Support a portion of sales organization –2 key positions Business Development Manager (Sales Rep) Engagement Manager (Technical Sales Engineer) –Variable compensated positions –Organizational success tied to revenue Based on Success/Traction of New Team –Organization expanded the next fiscal year –Support all sales sectors

5 5 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Professional Services Sales Organization Structure Vice President Sales & Business Development Professional Services Vice President Professional Services Vice President North American Sales Director Sales & Business Development Professional Services Director Engagement Management Global Accounts Professional Services Director New Business Development Professional Services Director Offer Management Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 1 Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 2 Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 3 Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 1 Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 2 Professional Services Engagement Manager Territory 3 Professional Services BD Manager Territory 1 Professional Services Offer Manager Territory 1 Professional Services BD Manager Territory 2 Professional Services BD Manager Territory 2 Professional Services Offer Manager Territory 2 Professional Services Offer Manager Territory 2 Professional Services

6 6 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Professional Services Sales Team Named, Territory & Federal West BDM: Mike Smith, michealsmith@avaya.commichealsmith@avaya.com 913-266-8535 West - ROWWest - Cali Sales Mgrs: Arellano, Harrison, Kruesel Sales Mgrs: Kraus, Spurlock, Crespin (SLE), Hart PSEM: Steven HughesPSEM: John Nobis sjhughes@avaya.comnobis@avaya.com 503-331-5726720-444-5076 Central BDM: Susan Powell spowell@avaya.com 615-377-2662 Central - SouthCentral - North Sales Mgrs: Matson, Bailey, Ferrell Sales Mgrs: DeSantis, Blair, Tatum (SLE) PSEM: Bill BlattmanPSEM: Sheila Adair blattman@avaya.comsadair@avaya.com 720-444-3730720-444-2859 Northeast BDM: Glenn Bloom gabloom@avaya.com 978-677-5228gabloom@avaya.com NE - UpperNE - Lower SM: Smith, Kiel, Jacob (SLE)Sales Mgrs: Riehl, Franks, May PSEM: George JanartPSEM: Susan Sheehan georgej@avaya.comsheehan@avaya.com 720-444-8123732-852-3941 South Central BDM: Chris Hunady hunady@avaya.com 703-376-2104 South Central – WSouth Central – E Sales Mgrs: Courtright, Sullivan, Jacomino Sales Mgrs: Hagan, Wallace, Crane, Wharton (SLE) PSEM: Todd DoanePSEM: Charles Moon doane@avaya.comcmoon@avaya.com 727-217-1331678-421-5477 Canada BDM: Susan Borenstein, sborenstein@avaya.com, 905-474-6020sborenstein@avaya.com PSEM: Sylvie Saint-Onge sylvie@avaya.com, 905-474-6452sylvie@avaya.com Federal BDM: Eric Younkin eryounkin@avaya.com, 732-852-5045eryounkin@avaya.com PSEM: Maricia Coleman mbcoleman@avaya.com 905-474-6452mbcoleman@avaya.com Vertical/CEBP/GSS VEC BDM: Pat Carey pcarey@avaya.com, 860-290-6040pcarey@avaya.com CEBP BDM: Shawn Jean sjean@avaya.com, 908-953-8595sjean@avaya.com

7 7 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA PSEM Bill Ladas bladas@avaya.com 720-444-8657 Org Alignment Arnold Hinshaw, Hilda Kwa PSEM William Fong: wyfong@avaya.com 408-321-4926 Org Alignment Jeff Boyce PSEM Doug Lindroos: dlindroos@avaya.com 408-954-3963 Org Alignment Mike Gargiulo BDM Terry Healy healy@avaya.comhealy@avaya.com, 757-357-5535 PSEM Bruce Gelert bgelert@avaya.com 330-923-4636 Org Alignment Cathy Lippard Global Industries PSEM Arsalan Elley, elley@avaya.com 212-841-4835 Org Alignment Mike Allison PSEM Joel Lechter lechter@avaya.com 720-444-8051 Org Alignment Chris Hand PSEM Mike Shindler mshindler@avaya.com 681-257-9574 Org Alignment Matt Burger BDM Bob Vaughn vaughn@avaya.com 704-841-0668 PSEM Kent West kwest@avaya.com 20-444-6912 Org Alignment Dan Van Dixhorn Global Financials PSEM Anthony Luciani luciani@avaya.com 860-290-6069 Org Alignment John Fiorendio PSEM Masheed Morrison mmorrison@avaya.com 720-444-8371 Org Alignment David Stearns PSEM Robert Suhre rsuhre@avaya.com 931-266-8561 Org Alignment Keenan, Kapralos BDM Fred Ricles ricles@avaya.com ricles@avaya.com 720-444-3045 PSEM Ted Zwiebel zwiebel@avaya.com 908-953-7606 Org Alignment Egan, Gowl, Lynch SISP Professional Services Sales Team Global Accounts

8 8 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Works with Sales on New Deals –Position appropriate professional services Develops and Closes New Services Deals –In strategic/emerging services areas Promotes Professional Services –Internally/externally with Marketing Acts as Single Point of Contact for Sales Escalation Point for CSI operations Issues Provides Feedback To –Offer Management –Marketing –For new offer and promotion creation Responsible for Attainment of Revenue Plan Professional Services Sales Key Positions – Business Development Manager

9 9 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA On Qualified and Designated Opportunities –Acts a single point of contact –To prepare technical services solution, statement of work, pricing and contract Prepares Proposal –Based on direct technical knowledge –Through interaction with CSI practices Directly Interfaces to Client –Gain knowledge and build credibility Possess Expert Knowledge –Avaya CSI solutions Provides Feedback to BDM –Issues regarding revenue recognition Uses Their Knowledge –Be a key stakeholder –In overall professional services work quality delivered to client Professional Services Sales Key Positions – The Engagement Manager

10 10 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Staffing Profile New Positions Hired to Back-Fill New Positions –Filled with combination of internal and external people Strong Sales Backgrounds –Successful track records for business development roles –Looked for consultative/solutions selling experience Strong Technical Background –Telecommunication products/services –Deal crafting experience for Engagement Manager positions Hiring More Senior Level Individuals –Strong communications skills –Influence management abilities

11 11 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Important Cross Functional Linkages BALANCE DeliverySales Business Development Manager Competitive Pricing/Discounts Fast Response Flexible Delivery Response Availability Pre & Post Sales Investments in Free Service P&L Resource Utilization Quality of Work Customer Satisfaction Requests for Free Work

12 12 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Important Cross Functional Linkages Business Development Manager Drive Market Traction with More Solutions Combining Avaya/Partner Content Offer Managers Solution Partners Channel Partners Marketing Support in Driving New Offers Field Input on New Offers Recommendations Deal Support Education Assist on Delivery Issues Customer Reference Program Input on New Marketing Materials, Sales Tools Customer Event / Trade Show Support

13 13 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Key Performance Metrics Attainment of Revenue Plan –Strategic/Emerging Services Support to Sales –Set feedback processes # of Business Development Activities Quality of Sales Funnel Revenue Forecast Accuracy Quality of Technical SOW –Services solutions –Pricing –Proposals

14 14 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Senior Management Endorsement ENDORSEMENT UNDERSTANDING SUPPORT & LINKAGES Professional Services Senior Management –Buy-In and Endorsement is Critical Sales Management –Clearly understand roles –Of new professional services sales team Professional Services Delivery Management –Support new organization –Understand roles and linkages

15 15 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Benefits Realized Professional Services Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth –2006 = 40% –2007 = 26% –2008 = 20% 55% Growth in Professional Services Product –Attach rates in last (3) years 16.6% in 2006…now 25.8% Improved Mindshare of Professional Services in Sales Improved Working Relationships with Sales Improved Results –Gaining market traction faster –With new professional services offers

16 16 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Recent Changes Increased Focus On –Driving new professional services offerings –Emerging areas Compensation Plan Modified –Incent proper behavior –Centered on key target service areas New Specialist Positions Created –Provide increased focus –Select emerging technology and vertical markets

17 17 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA Ingredients for Success! Ensure Clarity of Roles –Sales/business development versus technical support Flexible Organization Structure –To meet business needs –changing priorities New Team Members –Must build strong working relationships with sales –At all levels Appropriate Staffing to Support Business Volumes –Alignment with sales org structure is ideal Proper Balance –Between sales and delivery interests Measure and Report on Results Variable Compensation Plan Implemented –Tied with sales thinking New Hires –Properly skilled –Flexible, to drive success

18 18 © 2007 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. Avaya – Proprietary & Confidential. Under NDA 18 © 2008 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. This is Avaya …. How can we help you? Improved Customer Service Customer Contact Worker Productivity Unified Communication Reliable Multi-Modal Communication Converged Communication Business Efficiency Communications Enabled Business Processes


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