MEET TEEM

WE ARE: SPECIALIST HEADHUNTERS FOR HIGH-GROWTH ENTERPRISE SAAS VENDORS

  • Jim Kinread
    CEO
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    With a network built over 20+ yrs, from helping Bluechips revitalize their sales teams to Pre-IPO achieve their exit, Jim has a passion for achieving positive outcomes for our clients. His specialist market knowledge and extensive contact base has helped shape the careers of 100s of Tech Sales professionals. He founded Teem in 2015, building and developing a team of some of the best and brightest graduates who embody our values of trust, teamwork and tenacity.  

    Less significant achievements include winning his first and final boxing match to raise £1000 for Cancer Research and scoring the winning try in the Yorkshire RFU Colts final. 

  • Lauren Elliott-Cranford
    Global Operations Director
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    After joining our graduate scheme in 2016, Lauren now has a strategic role putting in place the framework for our continued expansion, all whilst still engaging with the best talent in senior SaaS pre-sales, customer success and marketing roles using Teem’s globally connected, proactive approach.

  • Sam Sherman
    Global Sales Director
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    Sam uses his understanding of high-growth technology areas, to scope out the next hot SaaS vendors and the best talent that will help them grow globally. He focusses on driving revenue for Teem and our clients as we continue to expand into the US, supporting the sales team by spotting opportunities for them to add even more value to their network. 

  • Tom Frater
    Head of Solutions Engineering / Presales Hiring
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    Toms technical understanding has established him as a true partner for his network of talented software sales and presales professionals, who recognise him for representing value, integrity, and discretion. His headhunt approach combined with incredibly thorough market mapping have proven invaluable for clients who are entering new regions. 

  • Jacob Mee
    VP, North America
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    With 2 years in Australia under his belt, Jacob has joined us to develop his strategic and consultative approach. His gritty Yorkshire work ethic and no nonsense approach is fully focused on aligning the right sales execs with the right SaaS organisations, to create a partnership that will excite and drive value for both parties.

  • Chris Barnett
    Lead Consultant
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    Chris joined Teem as part of our 2020 grad scheme intake. He has since gone on to build out a specialised network in EMEA and scaled multiple GtM teams for some of the world's most disruptive SaaS vendors. Outside of work, Chris enjoys putting his athleticism to the test by competing in ultra marathons. 

  • Joe Mummery
    Regional Sales and Operations Director
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    With previous experience in supporting high-growth scale-ups, Joe joined Teem in 2021 as one of the first consultants on the ground in North America. Joe is passionate about solving the problems and challenges SaaS startups face when scaling their GtM teams!

  • Penny Cheung
    Principal Consultant
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    Penny joins Teem with over 10 years of experience in scaling hyper-growth organisations and brings a wealth of expertise to our EMEA team. She is our third hire of 2024 and focuses on our more Senior/Executive-level Go-to-Market opportunities.

  • Ramsay El-Defrawy
    Senior Consultant
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    After graduating with a degree in engineering and a certificate in business, Ramsay joined Teem Toronto in 2022 and plans to climb the consultant career ladder. He enjoys reading fantasy novels, and is fan of the TV show 'The Boys'.

  • Hari Hartmann
    Senior Consultant
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    Hari joined Teem after travelling the world from Gibraltar to Taiwan, as well as flexing his entrepreneurial chops by running his own business throughout the 1st Lockdown. He has since gone on to build sales teams with process-driven salespeople for disruptive software scale-ups! Outside of work, Hari enjoys his trips to the gym and visiting his family in Wales. 

  • Tuz Singh
    Associate Consultant
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    With a degree in Sociology and Criminology from Sheffield Hallam University under his belt, Tuz kicked off his journey at Teem by helping a leading SaaS startup build out their SE teams in EMEA. Not only is he passionate about football (we won't mention which team he supports!), but he has a keen interest in photography and videography as well. 

  • Jess Toplis
    Senior Consultant
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    Jess joined Teem as part of our 2022 Graduate Scheme intake after receiving a First Class Honours in Biomedical Science at Leeds Beckett University. She kicked off her journey with us by scaling GtM teams for our exciting scaleup clients, and has since excelled in her role, flexing her New Business skills. 

     

  • Will Mason
    Consultant
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    Will joins Teem as a results-oriented professional with a degree in Business Management from Ryerson University, adept at leading complete sales cycles and executing impactful B2B marketing campaigns. Outside the office, he spends his time cooking, travelling and driving cars.

  • Ryan Lombard
    Associate Consultant
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    Prior to joining Teem Toronto, Ryan had successful careers in both technical support and sales. As well as being an eager headhunter, he enjoys a good session at the gym! He has moved across the Atlantic from Ireland, and is further expanding our Canadian office! 
     

  • Giles Brown
    Head of Talent & Development
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    Combining his background as a technical consultant, technical recruiter and 10+ years in sales training (including institutions like Pareto Law and Enabling Change), Giles has developed a market-leading programme full of techniques and methodologies that have been perfected by the best sales reps around the world. He makes sure that everyone in the team is continuously learning and progressing. 

  • Daniel Booth
    Global Marketing Manager
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    As Teem’s first dedicated marketing hire, Daniel is developing the Teem brand alongside our accelerated rate of growth. Covering everything from demand generation through to content creation, he always puts candidate and client value of the heart of everything he does. 

  • Lauren Rodger
    Content Marketing Lead
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    Lauren joins as our 2nd marketing hire in our growing operations team! Lauren recently graduated with a BA in Journalism and along with being a budding marketeer, she is also an avid drummer.

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