With 3 decades of successful hands on experience, Gene Montgomery is known as a results oriented, global sales and business development executive. Gene's career focusses on scaling best in class electronic components, materials and electromechanical oriented companies who engage fortune 100 class customers. Working across all global regions Gene has developed an extensive network of executive contacts across a broad spectrum of products and markets worldwide. Gene's leadership and expertise in building successful organizations/channel networks is driven by engineered strategies designed to drive significant growth to both top and bottom line revenue.
Most recently as the Director of Global Channel Sales for Boyd Corporation (Premier Materials/Solutions Provider), Gene developed and deployed a global network of channel partners across multiple markets and products. Previously Gene worked at Luscombe Engineering (Best in class Manufacturers Representative), as the president of the Southwest, Pacific Northwest offices and vice president of the San Jose office. Prior to Luscombe Engineering, Gene served as the Director of Sales, Business Development and Worldwide Strategic Accounts at The Bergquist Company (Global leader in Thermal Interface Materials, Fans/Blowers and Membrane Switches). Prior to Bergquist he worked as the Hewlett Packard and Seagate Global Account Manager at National Semiconductor (Global leader in semiconductor products). Before Joining National Semiconductor, he worked at Molex (Global leader in Interconnect products) as a Global Account Manager for Honeywell, Seagate and IBM. Gene began his career at Arrow Electronics (Global leader in Electronic Component Distribution) where he was recruited out of college as a Field Sales Engineer.
Gene’s career highlights a proven expertise in developing teams and operational excellence designed to scale businesses across multiple products and markets. Along with a history of selling high value products, Gene was responsible for developing and managing best in class global customers including but not limited to: Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Bosch, Continental, Intel, Microsoft, Apple, Ericsson, Seagate, Honeywell, Nokia, Foxconn, Boeing, Philips, IBM, Google, Cisco, Amazon, Cree, Medtronic, Dell, Visteon, Garmin, GE, Lockheed, Pentair, Bose and Alcatel.
Additional areas of expertise include scaling sales organizations, strategic planning, executive consulting/coaching, margin optimization, global communications, problem solving ,recruiting, engineering sales process, sales organization triage, product development/optimization, strategic account planning, M&A targeting/diligence, market strategy/development , CRM development/management, global channel assessment/development, web optimization, social media strategy, leadership development, operations, contract development and negotiation.
Gene graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Minor in Business from the University of Minnesota, Mankato. Additional curriculum; Electrical Engineering, Accounting, Global Communications, Marketing, Strategic planning, Executive presenting and College sports.
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