The Apex Podcast / The Disruptor: Design Thinking as a Catalyst to Building Better Pipelines and Closing More Deals w/ Ashley Welch

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In this episode, Jan Almasy and John Kundtz interview co-founder of Somersault Innovation and co-author of "Naked Sales: How Design Thinking Reveals Customer Motives and Drives Revenue", Ashley Welch!


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In her own words, Ashley is "endlessly curious" about the "Why" behind people and their ideas. Her curiosity has led her on all sorts of adventures, many of which have included traveling and living in foreign lands. It has also helped her success in both Sales and Innovation. 


She has spent most of her 20-plus- year career in sales working with global companies to inspire collaboration and innovation. She is always thinking of new ways to solve a problem or create something captivating: whether leading local high schoolers to deliver knock-out TEDx Talks, convening Boston-area thought leaders around a dinner table, or helping global technology firms delight their customers. 


Ashley holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan. She is the founder and co-leader of [email protected] to inspire dialogue and understanding within the community. She lives outside of Boston with her husband, two daughters, two Mexican street dogs, and three cats. She is always up for a great conversation or a journey to somewhere new, but no more pets, please.


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