Motivated, dynamic, results focused Business Leader with a holistic view to management, authentic approach to communication and an innovative business approach delivering true operational excellence. Strong technical and market knowledge, coupled with a consultative engagement style, strong negotiation skills, and outstanding problem-solving ability, providing considerable value to organisations. Has shown a commitment to increasing profits and market...
Motivated, dynamic, results focused Business Leader with a holistic view to management, authentic approach to communication and an innovative business approach delivering true operational excellence. Strong technical and market knowledge, coupled with a consultative engagement style, strong negotiation skills, and outstanding problem-solving ability, providing considerable value to organisations. Has shown a commitment to increasing profits and market share, being proactive to market trends and fluctuations and shows the ability to multi task working as Windows Business Group Lead. Decisive business strategy implementation and a determination to take on bold goals successfully have been rewarded with accolades of achievement. Specialties:People Leadership, Organisational Change Management, Business Operations, Project Management, Recruitment & Training, Sales & Post Sales Service, Marketing - Advertising & Brand Management, Fiscal ManagementProduct Principal - Sydney Region @ From August 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Sydney Area, AustraliaRegional Business Development Manager @ Initially responsible for AWS Storage services, this role has broadened dramatically over the last two years. Originally tasked with driving the Storage Business across the APAC region, it now encompasses solution delivery across all services as AWS looks to broaden the adoption of services across an increased number of market segments. Additional duties include: • Become the domain knowledge expert for AWS Storage Services • Work with the sales teams across APAC at all stages of the sales cycle. • Secure landmark customers across APAC for existing and new AWS services. • Identify and leverage repeatable use cases and methods to drive sustainable scale into the storage business ultimately accelerating customer adoption and storage usage. • Contribute to the service strategy through customer engagement and driving those requirements back to AWS Service development teams in Seattle. • Certified AWS Spokesperson presenting to audiences around the region. Key Achievements. • Built the Direct Connect business and eco-system in Australia (and latterly ASEAN). • Pioneered the scalable delivery of Direct Connect in Australia. The partner led approach whereby I selected challenger, like minded brands saw Australia become the fastest growing region – removing a key barrier to AWS adoption in APAC. • Conceived, created and delivered the plan for APAC AWS Business Development to become solution focused. • Originated and delivered the AWS Backup and Archive solution for Australia and subsequently rolled it out around Asia Pacific. • Did the above in a manner which crucially enabled the business to scale in a manner adherent to the AWS Leadership principles. ‘Invent and Simplify’ • Personally engaged with many dozens of customers around storage opportunities closing some of the largest and most strategic deals for AWS in APAC, many of which were significant on a global scale for AWS. • Delivered a PAN-ASEAN Direct Connect Partner service for our ASEAN geographies. From January 2012 to August 2014 (2 years 8 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaWindows Business Group Director @ Directly reporting to Senior Leadership Team and working alongside other senior management teams, this multi-faceted role of Business Group Director requires a flexible, hands-on resourceful manager who is a visionary for success and an advocate for future company growth. Leading the Windows business strategy, responsibilities included ownership of P&L, revenue, Windows Scorecard metrics and investments for the Windows business (consumer, commercial, Windows Live and Internet Explorer). Additional duties include: • Leading the in-market business and competitive strategy across all audiences and channels. • Internal/external product evangelism, promoting products and services throughout Australia and the world. • Work with team to execute marketing plan and to achieve company objectives, driving the Windows business forward beyond expectation. • Building strong business relationships and trust, as well as systems to ensure excellent customer service and delivery. • Mentoring a high performance team, motivating them to strive for higher goals and leading them to success and personal growth. • Preparation, execution and monitoring of financial budgets and business plans. • Windows public relations spokesperson, speaking with media on product release and developments. Key Achievements: • Worldwide Outstanding Business Leadership Award for the Windows Business Group 2010. • Set Best Practice for cross-functional engagement which was emulated across other subsidiaries worldwide. • Managed the team which achieved a Best Practice Launch of Windows 7 in 2009. • Highest Performing Windows Consumer Market amongst top six subs worldwide. • Numerous subsidiary High Performance Awards. • Lead the introduction of Microsoft’s Digital Download Online Store in Australia • Awarded two gold stars for outstanding achievement. From April 2005 to January 2012 (6 years 10 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaGroup Product Director @ Primary responsibilities included: • Responsibility for the ongoing management, performance and evolution of the Connect.com.au data, internet and managed services. • Proposed, developed and implemented infrastructure plan to ensure expansion and profitability of this business. • HR management including recruitment, termination, remuneration and staff training. • Mentoring, supporting and training new and existing staff to strengthen the skill base and the company initiatives. • Successful transition of existing customers onto new products to increase profits and expand product base. • Increase overall revenue and profitability using effective financial reporting and monitoring processes. Key Achievements: • Re-engineered the Connect.com.au wholesale product range, transitioning the existing customers onto the new products and increasing overall revenue and profitability of the segment. • Brought to the market the commercial and consumer ADSL access products built across wholesale and owned network capacity. • Lead the team that conceived, specified and successfully delivered the AAPT Hosted Voice VoIP service. • Researched, specified and delivered the Connect.com ADSL corporate and consumer access products. • Implemented the Connect Managed Data Centre offering from concept through business case to final product delivery. From January 2000 to April 2005 (5 years 4 months) Director - Product Management @ Ekit is a global provider of integrated communications and internet services, designed to keep travelers in communication with the world. Responsibilities as a founding member of ekit.com.au included the development of strategic and tactical plans, leveraging market and industry knowledge and building/maintaining key business partnerships to accelerate market share and revenue. From January 1999 to February 2000 (1 year 2 months) Product Marketing Manager @ From 1998 to 2000 (2 years) Group Product Marketing Manager @ From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) Auckland, New ZealandAccount Manager @ From January 1989 to February 1994 (5 years 2 months) University of Canterbury From 1986 to 1988 Jeff Putt is skilled in: Project Management, Marketing, Business Operations, Sales, Leadership, Fiscal Policy, Change Management, Business Relationship..., Product Marketing, Mergers, Sales Operations, Cloud Computing, Solution Selling, Account Management, Business Development, Sales Management, New Business Development, Cross-functional Team..., Negotiation, Key Account Management, Business Strategy, Team Leadership, Strategy, Pre-sales, Strategic Partnerships, Direct Sales, Professional Services, Managed Services, Business Planning, Management, Data Center, Go-to-market Strategy, Enterprise Software
Amazon Web Services
Product Principal - Sydney Region
August 2014 to Present
Sydney Area, Australia
Amazon Web Services
Regional Business Development Manager
January 2012 to August 2014
Sydney Area, Australia
Windows Business Group Director
April 2005 to January 2012
Sydney Area, Australia
Connect / AAPT
Group Product Director
January 2000 to April 2005
Director - Product Management
January 1999 to February 2000
Product Marketing Manager
1998 to 2000
Group Product Marketing Manager
1997 to 1999
Auckland, New Zealand
January 1989 to February 1994
What company does Jeff Putt work for?
Jeff Putt works for Amazon Web Services
What is Jeff Putt's role at Amazon Web Services?
Jeff Putt is Product Principal - Sydney Region
What industry does Jeff Putt work in?
Jeff Putt works in the Computer Software industry.
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