Named a Top 50 Keynote Speaker of 2020; Sales Experts Channel ‘Trailblazer’

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada – (November 10, 2020)VanillaSoft, a leading sales engagement technology company, is pleased to announce that CRO Darryl Praill has recently received some high profile industry recognition.

2020 trailblazer darryl praillFor the second consecutive year, Praill has been named to the list of ‘Top 50 Keynote Speakers’ by Top Sales World. As they noted, “opportunities for delivering live keynotes have been severely restricted this year. However, that has not prevented the speakers on this list from transitioning to online presentations.” This statement holds true for Praill, who during this pandemic year delivered engaging presentations at a number of virtual events, including Discover MarTech, Dallas Sales Leadership Summit, and B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange.

Additionally, The Sales Experts Channel has named Praill a Gold Medal Trailblazer in their first annual Sales Experts Awards. The Sales Experts Channel defines a ‘Trailblazer’ as those who, “help us find ways to continually improve, pivot during a pandemic, and break new ground in 2020.”

“The first place Trailblazer award went to Darryl because he’s always an enthusiastic thought partner and my go-to resource when it’s time to ideate and brainstorm,” said Deb Calvert, Founder of The Sales Experts Channel. “Darryl experimented to help us evolve formats available on the Channel and was instrumental in helping us take a big leap forward to regular programming in 2021.”

“I am incredibly proud to be a part of the sales and marketing community, and am honored to receive recognition from these industry colleagues who I truly admire,” said Darryl Praill, CRO at VanillaSoft. “This has been a year like no other for the sales community, but we have pulled together, learned from each other, and have not just survived…we have thrived.”

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VanillaSoft, the industry’s most successful sales engagement platform, helps sales development teams engage over 18,000,000 contacts every month. Used standalone, or in combination with existing traditional CRM systems, VanillaSoft empowers sales reps to respond to new leads faster, interact with leads more consistently, across more channels, and generate more qualified sales opportunities. Globally, thousands of users employ VanillaSoft’s queue-based sales engine and intellective routing to implement sales cadence automation resulting in substantial gains in speed-to-lead, persistency, productivity, and revenue-per-rep. VanillaSoft is a privately held company headquartered in Plano, Texas, USA. To learn more, visit