David Ramos, a highly recognized veteran of the Offices Solutions Industry, will assume the position of Vice President of Business Planning and Analysis. In this role, David will be responsible for conducting benchmark analysis of current Visual Edge operating companies, facilitating operational improvements, and due diligence of acquisitions. In his capacity, David will report to Austin Vanchieri, CEO & Chairman of the Board. David will also assist Senior Vice President Michael Brigner in the identification and development of dealers to join the Visual Edge Strategy in the Office Solutions/MNS Industry.
Prior to joining Visual Edge Technology David was the Director of Channel Strategy Service for InfoTrends (now Keypoint Intelligence), where he was responsible for managing custom consulting projects, providing forecast analysis, developing market sizing estimates, and marketing channel strategy services to independent companies in the office equipment and IT services space.
Prior to joining InfoTrends, David began his career with the Xerox Corporation as a Sales Executive. David then joined IKON Office Solutions as a Regional Sales Manager. He went on to become a Sales Trainer at IKON University during which time IKON University was named to Training Magazine's Top 100 Corporate Universities for three consecutive years. He eventually was elevated to Senior Trainer where part of his responsibility was IKON Mexico sales development and training efforts. While in Mexico, he was responsible for courseware design and delivery for inside/outside sales and sales management. His focus was to develop sales professionals' skills and develop sales managers’ skills so as to effectively lead and develop their direct reports.
Soon after, David was appointed National Director of Sales for IKON Mexico. In that role, he provided leadership and strategic direction to the IKON Mexico organization consisting of 8 Sales Managers and 72 Sales Representatives and approximately 400 employees. He quickly managed a turnaround situation leading the Mexico marketplace back to profitability. Upon completion of his Mexico assignment he was assigned as Business Development Manager and General Sales Manager in North Florida Area, David provided leadership and communicated strategic direction to the area sales organization. Following his time with IKON David worked in private consulting four years with Strategy Development as a Sales Operations Consultant where is his focus was to maximize Strategy Developments client business performance by helping them build and sustain a competitive advantage through their sales force.
David offers combined expertise in leading edge technologies, strategic marketing, tactical sales, and key account management. A proven strategic thinker who can plan and implement sales, marketing, and business initiatives to achieve corporate and company objectives with experience in US and foreign markets.
Mr. Vanchieri commented,” Visual Edge is very proud to have David join our group with the depth of business accruement he brings to the Senior Management Team.
About Visual Edge Technology
Visual Edge Technology, a family of Imaging Solutions Companies, incorporates a strategy of operating through established dealerships across the U.S. focused on providing a broad line of office solutions including the sale and service of automated multifunction products, wide format solutions, manage print services, document management software, network management services, and IT solutions. Visual Edge sells products supplied by Konica Minolta, Canon, Kyocera, Sharp, Samsung, and Muratec. Through its acquisition strategy, Visual Edge will continue to identify successful companies that focus on providing simple solutions to complex challenges.