Sponsorship Team Member 2020 (Chair), 2019 (Chair), 2018 (Chair), 2017 (Chair), 2016 (Chair), 2015 (Chair)
Dennis Ringland is an accomplished Sales Relationship Builder and Client Manager with Business Analytics, Sales, Channel Development, and Marketing expertise. As an Analytics and Business Process Improvement practitioner he has helped organizations gain value and grow revenues through Information Technology consulting and hands-on activities. He has led channel and project teams in generating over $250 million in revenues, while managing broad Regional and US territories. For RapidMiner, a leader in Advanced Analytics software solutions, he manages East Coast sales. With Avaya, he added new channel partners and drove revenue increases. As Client Partner with Symphony Teleca, he contributed to or led teams in generating consulting deliverables and project management activities. For Network Equipment Technologies, he moved the company into the transportation field with a major communications-network, mass-transit project for BART in San Francisco. At Hey Cool Networks, a CLEC start-up, he managed infrastructure build-out and relationships with Level 3 and Verizon. He also founded an independent sales organization, Telecom-Ponents, which provided components and services to East Coast manufacturing firms. He has held senior marketing and product management roles with W.R. Grace and Allard Industries.
As an active triathlete and multiple half Ironman finisher, he participates in endurance sports events to raise thousands in funding for medical research. He has an MBA from Babson College, BS from University of Massachusetts, Executive Education credentials in Global Marketing Strategy from Cambridge University, UK and Data Analytics from MIT Sloan ExecEd, as well as numerous certifications in Business Analytics, Six Sigma, Lean Implementation, Project Management, and Risk Analysis.