Senior Vice President, WW Sales at Arista Networks
New York, New York
Director of Sales
October 2008 to December 2011
1999 to 2008
Senior Account Manager
January 1995 to September 1999
Greater New York City Area
SVP, WW Sales
Greater New York City Area
Group Vice President of Sales
January 2018 to January 2020
Vice President of Sales
December 2013 to January 2020
Area Vice President
December 2011 to December 2013
What company does Chris Schmidt work for?
Chris Schmidt works for Arista Networks
What is Chris Schmidt's role at Arista Networks?
Chris Schmidt is Director of Sales
What industry does Chris Schmidt work in?
Chris Schmidt works in the Telecommunications industry.
💼 Past Experience
Chris Schmidt's experience in Sales originally began at Goldman Sachs. He was a client director at Boston Scientific from January 1995 to September1999 in Greater New York City Area. There he guided systems through sales and engineering activities to help significant customers achieve their objectives. He left the company to pursue a corporate career in finance.After three years of private practice, Chris Schmidt returned to Goldman Sachs as a senior vice president, WW Sales. Chris Schmidt's experience here led to his current role as director of sales for NY Metro Area. As the director of sales for NY Metro Area, Chris Schmidt is responsible for creating and implementing sales programs for members of the company’s various NAFTA and World Economic Forum customers.The company VP of sales for WW Global Financial, US Enterprise and LATAM, Chris Schmidt oversees sales activity in these highly populated areas. He also coordinates sales efforts for domestically prodigious Arista Networks customers.Chris Schmidt has also held other sales responsibility in the past. In December 2013, he was appointed area vice president of sales for Eastern US at Arista Networks. This responsibility401 responsibilities include working with customers in the New York metropolitan area, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Delaware. His experience and track record in sales makes him an excellent fit to lead this area of the company.Since joining Arista Networks, Chris Schmidt has been responsible for a variety of other duties. These include being theVP Sales for WW Global Financial and Enterprise East US. As VP Sales for WW Global Financial, Chris Schmidt oversees sales in large portions of the Eastern US market. In addition, he also leads the sales effort for Arista Networks’ worldwide clients.Overall, Chris Schmidt’s experience with sales and engineering have enabled him to take over a position of great responsibility by leading the sales team for a major global carrier.
- Graduate of Brigham Young University with a Master's degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University - Chris Schmidt has a Master's degree from Brigham Young University in Political Science where he studied under Michelle Obama.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Chris Schmidt has a degree in Business Administration from Cornell University. He has been working in the telecommunications industry since 1999. At that time, he was a client director at Cisco Systems, and he also worked at the Goldman Sachs Corporation. From 1999 to 2008, he was a senior account manager at Boston Scientific. Schmidt also has experience in the field of invasive cardiology, interventional radiologists, and vascular surgeons.
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
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