Sean Straus

Sean Straus

Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2010 - Present

Nuance Communications

2011-2012    Regional Manager Eastern Mediterranean                                   

2010-2011    Country Manager Turkey         

  • In 20 countries, managed Medical, Imaging, Contact Center, and Embedded/Mobile lines of business
  • Sold first large deals in the region in banks, telcos, and government
  • Launched 6 new strategic partnerships
  • Managed integration of 4 acquisitions and mergers in the region
  • Opened new markets in 5 countries
  • Launched retail products for first time in the region
Sep 1996 - Apr 2010

Genesys Telecom Labs

2007-2010    Country Manager Turkey

2006-2007    Key Account Business Development Manager

2000-2006    Senior Sales Engineer

1998-2000    Senior Consultant

1997-1998    Consultant

1996-1997    Field Operations Technician

  • Awarded Sales Performer of the Year award 2009
  • Awarded Sales Engineer of the Year award twice.
  • Achieved President’s Club award 9 out of 10 years for exceeding sales targets.
  • Successfully worked with more than 100 contact centers around the world to achieve sales and technical development goals.
1994 - 1996

Teletech Teleservices

1994-1996    CTI/Unix Administrator                    

1994               Help Desk Technician              

Rose quickly from the role of a help desk technician to an Unix Administrator, programmer, and contact center applications expert within the R&D group



Fort Lewis College